Arts and Culture

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    Mayor's Holiday Special 2015

    Now through New Year's weekend, Mayor's Holiday Special presented by Highland Street Foundation invites you to save up to 50% on over 100 theater, music, and dance performances throughout our region.
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    Attend a Community Meeting for Cultural Planning

    We need your help creating a successful arts and culture plan for the City of Boston. Please join us in conversation this month and share your thoughts. All meetings are open to everyone, regardless of where you live.

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    Boston Creates: A Blueprint for Arts & Culture in the City

    Boston Creates is a 15 month creative planning process that aims to create vision for arts and culture in Boston. Help us map our cultural assets, lead discussions, and drive participation in the process.

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  • Call to Artists

    Call to Artists

    The Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events sponsors a variety of programs that encourage local artist participation. Learn more about participating in the Boston Arts Festival, Arts on the Arcade, showing in the City Hall galleries, and more.

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  • See a listing of upcoming Arts events.

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  • Commonwealth Shakespeare Press Conference
    Mayor Walsh joins the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company at City Hall as they announce their 21st season of the annual free Shakespeare on the Common production.Watch Video »
  • Chinatown Main Streets Lantern Festival
    Mayor Walsh offers remarks during the opening ceremony of the Chinatown Main Streets Lantern Festival. Watch Video »

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