Cambridge News

MLK MHH 2021
Siobhan Bredin, Jan 18, 21
The historical and current work for racial justice and equity is always important. This year, after the recent white supremacist terrorist attack on Congress and on the eve of the inauguration of the first African America and Asian American woman as Vice President, it is more...
Susan Fleischmann, Dec 23, 20
CCTV announces Jessica Smyser (she/her) will succeed Susan Fleischmann as CCTV’s next Executive Director. Fleischmann joined CCTV’s staff at its founding in 1988 and has served as Executive Director for the past 27 years. Smyser will be CCTV’s third Executive Director. “I’ve...
Cambridge Arts Creative Marketplace
Siobhan Bredin, Nov 2, 20
Typically, Cambridge Arts Open Studios, a long-standing city tradition, provides opportunities to visit artists in their studios to learn more about their work and purchase locally made art, as well as attending theatre, music, and dance performances. During the current...
Beverly Mire, Oct 14, 20
Right now voting is on everyone’s mind, and that’s a very good thing. According to Forbes Magazine, as of October 10 over 9 million people have already cast their votes*. Here in Cambridge, thanks to the tireless work of our election commission, ballots for the general...
walks
Siobhan Bredin, Sep 30, 20
Whether you are brand new to our fair city – welcome! – or a long-time resident, exploring one or more of the Cambridge Historical Society Self-Guided Tours is a great way to enjoy the fall weather while learning more about the fascinating history of Cambridge. I explored two...
Joe Creason, Aug 17, 20
The greater Boston area is unlike any other place in the world when it comes to higher education. During any usual late August and early September, over a hundred thousand college students migrate to attend dozens of colleges in Boston and in its surrounding communities like...
Siobhan Bredin, Aug 16, 20
“My family has been in Cambridge since the Civil War, and, as many of you know, there is a rich history of Blacks in Cambridge and a group of us wanted to make sure that this history wasn’t lost.” said Jim Spencer, introducing the Cambridge Black Trailblazers initiative on an...
Joe Creason, Jul 28, 20
Over the past several months, the sickness of our society has been in full view. Many would argue that this nation, the United States, has been sick for far longer than any of these recent symptoms suggest. It is not just the visceral pressure of a global pandemic tied into...
Womens Suffrage Amendment Public Art
Siobhan Bredin, Jul 14, 20
The City of Cambridge seeks residents' input by August 3 on a permanent public artwork in Cambridge to commemorate the centennial of American women winning the right to vote with the passage of 19th Amendment in 1920 and to recognize the ongoing struggle for voting rights for...
Beverly Mire, Jun 30, 20
I had one of those moments we never want to go through last Friday when I watched an elderly friend as she was lifted into an ambulance (spoiler alert: she’s fine and was home within hours). Three of us watched helplessly as the ambulance pulled away because no one was allowed...
DC 2020 Festival
Siobhan Bredin, Jun 27, 20
Peter DiMuro, Executive Artistic Director of the Dance Complex, opened the 2020 virtual Festival of Us, You, We,...
Covid Cocktail
Beverly Mire, Jun 21, 20
Hello fellow forced isolationists, So I woke up this morning like I usually do, happy to face the day for about 10 seconds. Then it dawned on me (pun intended) that we’re living in a no person’s land somewhere between pandemic and race war. Today I’m facing a particular...