COHASSET — 250 guests attended the preview gala for the kickoff weekend of the South Shore Arts Center’s 67th annual Arts Festival preview gala “Breathe Life,” which was held on Cohasset Common. The gala’s special guest was Rob “Problak” Gibbs, the artist behind some of Boston’s most iconic murals including the larger than life Breathe Life series commissioned by the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.  All photos by Bill Brett

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[Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on January 28, 2019. We’ve been asked to re-post some of Bill Brett’s images from back when the city would gather to celebrate accomplishments and support organizations. Until we can safely gather again, let’s look back on some great events.] FENWAY — More than 1,000 guests attended the Boston Bar Foundation’s John and Abigail Adams Benefit Ball, which was held this year at the at the Museum of…

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BOSTON — 150 guests attended the Museum of Fine Arts Boston’s special VIP pre-event reception on Friday, March 15, 2019 to mark the opening of “Gender Bending Fashion,” an exhibition that opens on March 21 and will be on view through August 25 at the Fenway museum. Among the special guests were Michelle Finamore, Penny Vinik Curator of Fashion Arts, who worked on this groundbreaking show, the first major museum exhibition “to examine the long-intertwined…

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FENWAY — 450 guests attended the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston’s annual gala, Big in Boston, which was held at the Museum of Fine Arts. Big Sisters provides mentors to girls in the Boston area. The organization gave its Believe in Girls award to C Space chairwoman Diane Hessan. Mayor Marty Walsh welcomed the crowd and the event was once again emceed by WBZ-TV news anchor Lisa Hughes. All photos are by Bill Brett

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BOSTON — 700 guests turned out on a Tuesday night sporting their best black-tie finery for the MLK Legacy event to celebrate the Boston legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King. The sold-out gala raised $510,000 and was held at the Museum of Fine Arts. The night featured four-time Grammy winning–Esperanza Spalding, with additional performances by the New England Conservatory featuring pop icon Taylor Dayne, and a concert by one of the…

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