Nearly 10 years after two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, some medical volunteers stationed at the finish line are speaking out, for the first time, about what they saw and the bonds they forged that day.
Teachers in Mass. are mostly white. A Lowell program is trying to change that
Lowell Public Schools have teamed up with the University of Massachusetts Lowell to offer college credit and potential scholarships to high schoolers interested in teaching. It’s a push for students to dream of becoming teachers.
A new council is tasked with raising issues affecting Latinos in Mass. to state leaders
Executive Director of the Massachusetts LGBT Chamber of Commerce Grace Moreno is one of the 40 members on the Latino council. She speaks with WBUR’s Morning Edition host Rupa Shenoy about the council’s priorities, and how it will address the diverse needs of a “Latino” population, which is made up of people of different nationalities.
Emojis, Lichtenstein and Legos — Hokusai’s iconic ‘Great Wave’ lives on at the MFA
More than 300 works spanning genres, cultures and eras fill room after room in the massive exhibition “Hokusai: Inspiration and Influence.”
MassGOP chair reacts to Trump’s indictment
On Thursday, former president Donald Trump was indicted on charges involving hush payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign. WBUR’s Steve Brown talks with MassGOP chair Amy Carnevale for her reactions on the news.
‘It’s not fair’: T riders sound off on service woes
The ongoing effort to address a backlog of maintenance projects inside the country’s oldest subway system has created mounting headaches for riders.
Talking to fans at the Red Sox home opener
WBUR’s Anthony Brooks was inside the park, speaking with fans about the Sox’s prospects for the upcoming season, the new pitch clock that has baseball fans abuzz and more.
How the end of a pandemic-era protection against eviction impacts Mass. residents
WBUR’s Deborah Becker speaks with Kelly Turley, of the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, about how the end of the policy will impact Massachusetts residents.
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art Presents “Boombox Benefit”
Before smartphones and Bluetooth speaker systems allowed near-constant access to music, boomboxes were vessels that could be carried anywhere to rouse listeners and take up space. Marked by their resoundingly heavy bass, boomboxes became an icon of 1980s street culture that could transform the mundane, offer entertainment, and act as a form of rebellion for carriers….
Arlo Guthrie brings his life stories to the stage in Boston
Guthrie, a resident of western Massachusetts, will share stories from his life in music and entertainment. His short tour begins in Boston.