April 27, 2014 | Summer arts

Arts in New England

Sarah Moyer, a singer in the Boston area, performs some 200 times a year. Making a living on the competitive church-music circuit

A soprano and a composer share their struggles and successes. By Colin Fleming


School of the sea

For this study abroad program, landlubbers need not apply. By Elizabeth Gehrman

Style Watch

“Paint splashes” cushion, $49 at BoConcept, 999 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, 617-588-7777 Home accents with splashes, drips, and dabs of color

Welcome spring with painterly pieces throughout the house. By Marni Elyse Katz


My dog friends

A strong bond has formed among the folks I’ve met walking my golden retriever. By Iris Goldman

Your Week Ahead

5 things to do in, around Boston: Week of April 27

Taste of the Nation, the Greenway and SOWA Open Markets, Harvard’s Arts First, and more.

Miss Conduct

Restroom dilemma: Should I scold woman over unwashed hands?

Plus, figuring out why a husband was invited to a party but his spouse wasn’t. By Robin Abrahams

A Restaurant’s Take

Just smashing

Bartenders at the Regal Beagle in Coolidge Corner have this cocktail down.

Dinner With Cupid

Pictured, Jamaal Eversley and Lindsay Mace. Blind date: Two peas in a pod

Will all their commonalities be enough to make a good match? By Eryn Carlson

Tales From the City

Is that on the menu?

Adventures in restaurant eating with a smart 7-year-old.


Readers respond to articles on manners, lawn care, and more

Letters to the editor on the proper way to eat corn and cronic lateness.