Cambridge News

Art for Racial Justice
Siobhan Bredin, Apr 12, 21
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on everyone in our city, and artists and arts organizations have been especially hard hit. So it is exciting to be able to share a number of arts grants recently awarded. The City of Cambridge had been planning a major increase to its...
Cambridge Port Arts Grants
Siobhan Bredin, Mar 28, 21
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on everyone in our city, and artists and arts organizations have been especially hard hit. So it is exciting to be able to share a number of arts grants recently awarded. The City of Cambridge had been planning a major increase to its...
Siobhan Bredin, Mar 8, 21
March is Women's History Month and March 8 is International Women's Day. Even with the pandemic continuing to prevent public gatherings, there are still many opportunities to learn more about and participate in lectures, discussions, and film screenings about Cambridge women...
The Coast Cafe
Siobhan Bredin, Feb 27, 21
The Coast Cafe owner and chef, Tony Brooks, and his sister, Jasmine, prepared chicken and waffles, one of the Coast's signature dishes. The event, “Soul Food 101 with Chef Tony Brooks of the Coast Café” was hosted by The Cambridge Public Library, as part of the city’s...
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...