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Berklee College of Music Hosts its Second TEDxBerkleeValencia

Berklee College of Music Hosts its Second TEDxBerkleeValencia, April 25 at Oceanografic in Valencia, Spain– The event will be streamed live via Concert Window –  Berklee College of Music, the world’s leading college of contemporary music, …



Xtra Xtra Wins 3rd Place in the Local Media Associaction’s 2014 Digital Media Contest

Xtra Xtra is proud to say that we’ve won 3rd place as the Best Local Community Initiative in the 2014 Digital Media Contest by the Local Media Association.The Local Media Association is the only non-profit, professional trade association …


Mass. Families Getting Help Paying the College Bill

BOSTON – College acceptance letters are now arriving in the mail, and high school seniors and their parents face major decisions.  Selecting which college to attend and figuring out how to pay for it are two critical choices with lasting …


The Checkout — Live at Berklee New York broadcasts continue April 1 with Gregorio Uribe Big Band at the Red Room at Café 939

Presented by New York’s WBGO-FM and Berklee, The Checkout — Live at Berklee brings critically acclaimed alumni back to their alma mater for intimate concerts in the Red Room at Cafe 939, broadcast live on the radio and streamed on the web. …


The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors Perform at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater on April 24

Berklee College of Music presents the Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors, in a program featuring the members’ original compositions, at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on April 24. The quintet is composed of …


Fred Taylor to Receive George Wein Impresario Award from Berklee College of Music, March 11, at Scullers Jazz Club 

Berklee will present famed jazz promoter Fred Taylor with the college's first ever George Wein Impresario Award on Wednesday, March 11, at Scullers Jazz Club. Named after Newport Jazz Festival founder George Wein, the award recognizes individuals …


Security Is Our Middle Name

 On March 6, Americans recognize Middle Name Pride Day. At the Social Security Administration, our middle name is “Security,” and every day, we do everything we can to live up to that name. As part of protecting our vital services, we …




Batting A Thousand During Tax Season

Spring training for major league baseball teams begins in March. As you prepare to meet the April 15 deadline to file your taxes, here are some Social Security tax tips to help you knock the ball out of the park! Batter up! FIRST BASEIf you changed …


Vela Foundation Awards Grants to Ten Innovative Organizations

Vela Foundation Provides $110,530 in Fall 2014 Grant CycleBoston, MA – The Vela Foundation recently awarded ten grants totaling $110,530 to nonprofit organizations within Eastern Massachusetts. Mill City GrowsLowellTrustees of …


Xtra Xtra Offers More Opportunities to Community Members

Xtra Xtra now offers local businesses the opportunity to advertise their services on the site! By going to the Shop Local tab, one can purchase ad space for just a $1 a day. The ad will remain on the site for at least 30 days and can be renewed each …


Rollins Griffith Teacher Center of Boston Offers Scholarships to Those Who Qualify

Board MembersAudrey Barzey, Janine Collymore, Donald De Grandis, Ann Eubanks, Spencer Gould, Elie Jean-Louis,  Diane McCormack, Claire Radley, Steven C. Siegel and Betty Ann Washington, Maureen T. Jelloe, Director To:      Headmasters, …


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