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We have new street boxes on the sidewalks of Boston where you can grab a copy of our newspaper any time, any day! Big props to Eyevan from AOA Supply for working hard to make them absolutely POP with style!


Want to find a box near you? Head to the About tab at the top of the page and click "Where To Find Us" for a comprehensive map of where our papers live.

Live too far away or can't access a box? Not a thing! You can read every single issue of BCN online! Click the link below for the latest issue.

Tiny DAP Concerts presents...
Kasia Lavon

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We are so excited for our newest program: The Tiny DAP Concerts!

As more eyes fall on New England Hip Hop, Tiny DAP aims to boost the signal of Boston’s hardest working hidden gems with an intimate, virtual showcase inspired by NPR's “Tiny Desk Concert” -- with all its national importance, but with a focus on what makes our city unique.

This web series (produced by Boston Compass Newspaper and Smokehouse Media) will offer professionally produced, pre-recorded performances highlighting emerging talent from Greater Boston artists who are at the top of their class in New England Hip Hop. Season 1 features five artists from the DAP Open Mic community and is funded by The Boston Foundation's Live Arts Boston Grant. Episodes will be dropping on the following schedule! Click the links below to subscribe to BCN Youtube and newsletter updates.

Episode 1: June 17 ft. DJ Whysham
Episode 2: July 15 ft. Notebook P
Episode 3: August 19 ft. DJ Shellz
Episode 4: September 30th Kasia Lavon
Episode 5: October 21 ft. [TBA]

Our team is always working to create content, highlight local artists and events, and amplify voices of those in our communities. Between Newspaper issues, stay connected with BCN and what's happening around Boston through our Youtube Channel!



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Boston Compass Newspaper is an artist-run, multifaceted media collective serving the Greater Boston area since 2010. By focusing on local music, activism, and identity, BCN commits itself to making Boston and its surroundings a better place for artists and humanity at large.

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1486 Dorchester Avenue

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