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Karen Z. Song

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35 Years of Friendship Between Cambridge and Yerevan

Cambridge and Yerevan became sister cities because of a group of Cambridge citizens hoping to build a civilian bridge between the United States and the USSR to ease inflammatory rhetoric during the Cold War. The cities’ relationship has now lasted 35 years.

From the Boston Book Festival: Silence in Poetry

In the workshop “The Silence After a Bell: Crafting Poems Beyond Language” hosted at the Goethe-Institut, Allison Adair and Sandra Lim shared readings from their own collections and invited workshop participants to consider the role and sound of silence in spoken verse.

From the Boston Book Festival: ‘Boston in 100 Words’ Writing Contest Makes Authors of Us All

On Saturday, Oct. 29, past winners of the contest, current judges, and the contest’s lead organizer joined Boston residents at the Boston Book Festival to present a panel discussing topics ranging from the creative process of tackling 100 word-vignettes to building community through storytelling.

Redefining Costume with KAIROS Dance Theater’s ‘HUSK/VESSEL’

Although the performers’ impressive displays of energy were interspersed with longer stretches of choreography that lacked momentum, KAIROS Dance Theater’s narrative exploration of costume in dance was ultimately one to remember.

Life Alive Harvard Square

Life Alive is a Boston-area chain of cafes that serve organic, plant-based dishes.