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In the Making: Chitra Gopalakrishnan of Kara Weaves
NBSS

We hosted a live, virtual event on October 22, 2020 as part of our In the Making public programs series with Chitra Gopalakrishnan, co-Founder and Senior Art Director of Kara Weaves. Kara Weaves is an all-women partnership working with co-ops in southwestern India to bridge the gap between traditional Kerala weaving techniques and modern consumers. Watch a video of the full event here.

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In the Making: An NBSS Building Tour
NBSS

On Thursday, October 8, 2020, in partnership with Boston Design Week, we hosted "The Face of the Neighborhood: An NBSS Building Tour" as part of our In the Making public programs series. We enjoyed hearing from Frano Violich of Kennedy Violich Architects, the firm who led the award-winning restoration of our facility, and from Nathan Abbe VM '20, one of our Violin Making & Repair students who formerly studied architecture. Watch a video of the full event here.

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Wood Samaritans
Nickolas Werner

When a pre-K classroom needed desks to reopen this fall, Cabinet & Furniture Making alumni Mike Turner CF '20 and Emily Goff CF '20 stepped up. But there were two problems—the budget was tight and the principal needed them fast. Learn how our alumni met the ambitious challenge and delivered on their promise, and then some.

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North End Resource Guide
Bryan McGrath

For our students, part of the North Bennet Street School experience includes getting to know more about our historical North End. We strongly encourage you to explore the neighborhood! To get you started, members of the NBSS community have provided some recommendations to consider here.

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Carpentry

Jewelry Making & Repair

Locksmithing & Security Technology

Piano Technology

Preservation Carpentry

Violin Making & Repair

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