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Boston Artist Creates Sculpture From Used Basketballs

This article was originally published online at wbur.org on August 9, 2019. Artist Shaka Dendy said he was often told by the adults in his life and even strangers, that he should play basketball. So he did. The constant comments about how he looks like someone who plays basketball led him to believe he would… Continue reading Boston Artist Creates Sculpture From Used Basketballs

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State Arts Budget Increases To $18 Million, Highest Amount Since 2002

This article was originally published online at wbur.org on August 1, 2019 Gov. Charlie Baker’s approval of the final budget means the Massachusetts Cultural Council will receive the biggest investment in arts and culture since 2002. The $18 allocation is an increase of $2 million over the 2019 fiscal year budget. The MCC’s newly allocated… Continue reading State Arts Budget Increases To $18 Million, Highest Amount Since 2002