Zamir Chorale of Boston presents: A Choral Rainbow Part 3

Part III - Monday, April 4,7:30 pm EST, REGISTER HERE. This season, in response to the alarming rise in racism, antisemitism, and other forms of prejudice, we are even more committed to using our resources to expose our audiences (and ourselves) to music representing different cultures, ethnicities, and ways of thinking. With that in mind,…

The Newton Free Library Presents: How Art Reflects Adversity

Newton Free Library 330 Homer St, Newton, MA

Michael Frank, Curator-in-Chief of the Museum of Bad Art (MOBA), will examine key works from their collection to discern how art reflects adversity. The Museum is the only institution in the world that is dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition, and celebration of bad art in all its forms. This program is supported in part…

Historic Newton presents Exploring ‘Defective Delinquency’ Laws

Between 1911 and 1971 the Commonwealth of Massachusetts – and dozens of states like it – passed a series of laws that empowered officials to indefinitely imprison people with intellectual disabilities who the state believed were “likely to commit crimes.” These people were designated as “defective delinquents,” and, in Massachusetts, most were sent to the…