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Boston Memorial Honors Kip Tiernan, Founder of First Homeless Women's Shelter in the Country

Friday, October 5, 2018 WBUR

A public memorial in Boston’s Back Bay has been dedicated to social activist Kip Tiernan, who first came to Boston in 1947 to study at Boston Conservatory. Best known as the founder of the first women’s shelter in the United States, Rosie's Place, Tiernan was a fierce advocate who created countless organizations aiding the poor and disenfranchised.

A ‘Frankenstein’ with many moving parts

Thursday, October 4, 2018 The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe​'s "Stages" section features theater faculty member David Gammons discussing staging an adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, which includes faculty member John Kuntz in the cast, as well as alumna Tori Scott's (B.F.A. '02, musical theater) presentation of Tori Scott is #Thirsty at the A.R.T.'s Oberon.

10 College Dance Programs You Should Know

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Backstage

Boston Conservatory at Berklee's Dance Division is featured in Backstage's list of the top 10 dance programs you should know.

Five Things to do around Boston, Aug. 13-19

Friday, August 10, 2018 The Boston Globe

Conservatory alumna Alexis Scheer's (B.F.A. '14, musical theater) play Our Dear Dead Drug Lord is listed as one of five things to do in Boston in the Boston Globe. The play is about four teenage girls trying to resurrect the spirit of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar in a Florida tree house. 

Bang on a Can Marathon composer Jonathan Bailey Holland feels right at home at Mass MoCA

Friday, July 27, 2018 The Berkshire Eagle

Chair of Composition, Contemporary Music, and Core Studies Jonathan Bailey Holland’s composition His House Is Not of This Land was performed at the Bang on a Can marathon at Mass MoCA. The piece was inspired by Cornelia Parker’s art installation Anti-Mass, which uses burnt wood collected from a torched Southern Baptist church.

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