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Eligible candidates are all graduating seniors seeking an undergraduate or associate's degree from an accredited college/university, a resident of the Greater New Bedford area, with an emphasis on students of Portuguese descent and with interest in Portuguese culture. "We encourage local high school ...
... enjoyment, to educate the public about the history of the mansion and the Arnold family, and their role in the history of New Bedford and Massachusetts, also to invite the public to explore history, culture, architecture, arts, etc. through educational programming, exhibits, performances and other activities.".

But a new report from ArtPlace released last week has a lot to say that many in New Bedford are already hearing, some can learn from, and everyone who cares about the city's future can embrace. "Farther, Faster, Together: How arts and culture Can Accelerate Environmental Progress" focuses on the role ...
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park is located along the South Coast of Massachusetts in historic downtown New Bedford and encompasses ... Kids will then dive into their own art-making with "Identity Crowns," a collage activity for all ages designed to elevate identity, culture, and kids' hopes for ...
The mission of the Westport Historical Society is to engage the public in the exploration of the town's rich history and culture, to inspire a spirit of discovery through educational programs and encourage active participation in the preservation and interpretation of the past. The society collects and shares this ...
Eligible candidates are all graduating seniors seeking an undergraduate or associate's degree from an accredited college/university, a resident of the Greater New Bedford area, with an emphasis on students of Portuguese descent and with interest in Portuguese culture. "We encourage local high school ...

While on tour, far from home, the African children's Choir has a custom to refer to all adults as "Auntie" or "uncle," as a sign of respect and appreciation for anyone who shows them kindness. "I like singing, and I enjoy dancing for people," said Christine, 8, one of the children in the choir, in a recent interview ...
How about the Pothole Slalom as you try to drive your car along any road in greater New Bedford? If you make it to the finish line without the need of a ... I think NBC also does a great job showing us the sights and some of the culture of another country. It's also nice to see a new group of Athletes that we'll ...
New Bedford is particularly affected by early literacy issues. The New Bedford Birth-3rd Partnership, a group of over 20 organizations that focuses on giving local children the resources they need to become early readers by supplying books and raising awareness, points out that 36 percent of New Bedford ...
Rick Porter, an assistant principal in Dartmouth who ran unsuccessfully for New Bedford school Committee last fall, said the biggest factor in retention is not salaries, nor the pressures of standardized testing, but school culture. Before he ran for School Committee, he heard anecdotal complaints about the ...
Eligible candidates are all graduating seniors seeking an undergraduate or associate's degree from an accredited college/university, a resident of the Greater New Bedford area, with an emphasis on students of Portuguese descent and with interest in Portuguese culture. "We encourage local high school ...
"For me, in this project, I'm a little bit of a bridge because I'm in both worlds," said Durant, who created New Bedford's Fisherman's Tribute Monument and maintains a workshop in the Hatch Street Studios. ... "It's trying to reach out and say arts and culture are so much larger than arts and culture people.
New Bedford's arts Plan is being prepared through the New Bedford Economic Development Council. For this task, the EDC has contracted a cultural Strategist, Margo Saulnier, to coordinate the effort, and a planning firm, Webb Management Services, Inc. to assimilate data and suggestions and write the ...
My family was conservative in a New Deal stronghold, but even conservatives imbibed a labor, ethnic and largely Catholic culture that nourished a rough-and-ready kind of liberalism. One sign of the pervasiveness of this worldview: My loyally Republican dad once surprised me by saying that had he been ...
Raquel Dias tours the Cape Verdean cultural Center, site of the former Strand Theatre, on Acushnet Avenue in the North End of New Bedford. ... NEW BEDFORD -- In whale's first foray into the city's North End, it has partnered with the Cape Verdean Association to restore and renovate the group's home ...
Such a growth spurt would not only lift the arts and cultural community, but also it would send ripples throughout the city, noted Derek Santos, executive director of the New Bedford Economic Development Council. "What I'm really excited about is the notion that, right when we have a community-wide arts ...
The Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts will focus on Fall River and New Bedford and will pay particular attention to youth and to artists who are not connected to the downtown arts scene, often for cultural or economic reasons, according John Vasconcellos, president of the Community ...

Many readers have no doubt read, heard or discovered for themselves that New Bedford is regarded as one of the nation's most creative small cities and is a destination for the arts and artists. This isn't exactly something new; the city has long been rich with culture. But when Atlantic magazine included ...
These days I find myself thinking of Neil Postman, the late author, educator and cultural critic who wrote, "The Disappearance of Childhood." He pointed out that our concept of childhood is a modern phenomenon connected to the invention of the printing press and the development of literacy. In ancient ...
New Bedford fishing Heritage Center is gearing up for "By the Sweat of Our Brow," an illustrated talk by performing artist Sylvia Ann Soares. ... labor struggles and culture through the experiences of the members of the association, which has a rich history linked to the African American civil rights movement.
January is National Mentoring Month and Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational-Technical high school is celebrating the annual campaign aimed at ... In just four months GNBVT Mentors have helped to create a culture of helping incoming students with the motto of "We rise by lifting others!," school ...
After more than a century of heavy immigration from mainland Portugal and the Azores, New Bedford culture is inextricably linked to the motherland. Nowhere is this more evident than the city's food scene. From tiny, no-nonsense mom-and-pop takeout joints to sophisticated fine-dining restaurants, there's ...
Asked whether New Bedford would have difficulty attracting high-quality candidates, he replied, "I think there's enough educators who are really interested ... the mayor and the committee seek a school leader who will develop a sustainable culture in the district to support a high-quality, customized learning ...
"I've seen galleries in the area hold their first grand opening exhibition and I've watched those places close their doors for the last time, but never without leaving a mark on the culture here," he said. Just as the waves on the coast do, McLaughlin suggested the waves of New Bedford culture "ebb and flow" ...
Like many of her visitors, New Bedford impressed Barbosa and her husband. The culture and ever-growing art scene attracted them to make it their new home. In January it will also be the home of her new business. Duende Glass will occupy a space in a new 10,000 square foot unit on Union Street ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) -- Mayor Elorza announced Thursday that the Providence School Board has approved the hiring of six new "school culture coordinators" as part of a new initiative to promote a positive atmosphere in Providence schools and increase student engagement. Mayor Elorza says the ...
We've watched as established cultural organizations have strengthened their role in the city and as new artists, young and eager for a financially viable creative path or returning to a city they had not believed could support them, contribute to a growing sensibility of New Bedford as an arts-friendly, even ...
Perhaps the biggest reason for wanting the job was Bedford's culture. "I wanted a district where the potential was the sky," Mr. Shultz said. "Bedford has a tremendous base. It's a very proud community, the students come to school prepared, and there's great support for academics, athletics, and arts.
Two of those men died at the Crescent House, a program in Lowell notorious among previous residents for LAX oversight and a rampant drug culture. Other worrying incidents followed. That same month, a veteran named Byron Earles sought admission to the hospital because he was feeling suicidal.
One expert said a culture of protecting a school's reputation could provide some of the answers why Stonehill withheld information. In omitting ...
The New Bedford Whaling Museum relies on some 150 volunteers who .... "In general, arts, culture and humanities programs are nonprofit ...
The New Bedford fishing Heritage Center, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the history and culture of ...
"Investments in New Bedford's arts and culture community have produced significant economic returns over the years," said Cabral. "These ...
15th annual Short Plays Marathon: 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, New Bedford Whaling Museum. culture*Park presents staged readings of 26 new ...
New Bedford museum one of 12 winners of prestigious award ... and learn stories of immigrants who's culture is exhibited in the museum.
Ashley is familiar with the arts & culture landscape in New Bedford as well as her years of experience and passion for the arts, we look forward ...
You could visit this waterfront museum for its harbor views alone, although you may be sucked into the current exhibitions from New Bedford ...
culture*Park will present the 15th annual Short Plays Marathon Saturday, Nov. 11, featuring a full day of new plays by local and regional ...
Four candidates vie for three seats on New Bedford school ... Voters in New Bedford will head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 7. .... them" culture.
NEW BEDFORD -- As he sat in a folding chair at Bristol Community ... spirit of the cultures of Latinos, and the turnout seemed to validate BCC's ...
"As a city of culture, New Bedford is the place where you can have a great seat to Yo-Yo Ma, the B-52s and a Bob Woodward lecture. And as a ...
The New Bedford fishing Heritage Center Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the history and culture of ...
The report praises elements of the curriculum, culture, and instruction, but ... New Bedford high school was due for re-accreditation during the ...
Discounted admission to the Cape Cod children's Museum in Mashpee for up to four people is offered under the state EBT Card to culture ...
The Acushnet native and New Bedford high school graduate was recently selected as the city's cultural Coordinator. The title comes with the ...
Remember the movie "babies," a film showing babies and parents in many different cultures? Striking, are the similarities in human ...
Acushnet -- The two top administrators from the New Bedford Public ... Superintendent Jason DeFalco detailed the current school culture, ...
... the many people and cultures that make up this great region," she said. .... around our campus locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, ...
NEW BEDFORD -- The first children's history of Portugal in English had its ... at UMass Dartmouth's Center for Portuguese Studies and culture.
11 in downtown New Bedford. The interval for play submissions began July 15, and the deadline for play submissions to reach culture*Park is, ...


 

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