Film review: ‘Brazilian Wavy’ explores Korean domination of black hair care industry

The wacky comedy manages to entertain while sending you away with a worthwhile message to ponder.

Avocado toast is the breakfast du jour

Avocado toast is having quite the moment. Toast, in general, is figuratively on fire, the carb darling du jour at coffee shops everywhere. And avocado is in the midst of a boom all its own. Worldwide, we are eating more ...

Q&A: Carmen Ejogo stars in the film “It Comes at Night”

Ejogo has established a distinguished career in both feature films and television. She recently sat down to reflect on her career.

A Vermont family farm celebrates African heritage

Lydia Clemmons “junior” stands in the square wood silo of the 18th-century barn on her family’s farm in Charlotte, Vermont. She grew up feeding the livestock in the main room next door. Now, she holds a beautiful, handcrafted African vase ...

Salt-crust technique brings out food’s flavor

It’s one thing to know salt makes food taste better. It’s another to understand that every single bite of food, from oatmeal to steak Oscar, is a culinary opportunity to be optimized with the right amount of salt. There isn’t ...

Reginald Jackson exhibit at Museum of the National Center of Afro American Artists visualizes Yoruba tradition

“Orisha Domains Series” features dreamy, edited landscapes, the sort of natural destinations controlled and inspired by gods featured in the neighboring exhibition by Stephen Hamilton.“Orisha Domains Series” features dreamy, edited landscapes, the sort of natural destinations controlled and inspired by ...

Eighty diverse performers take over Harvard Square for Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre’s Dance for World Community event

The all-day festival highlights the diversity of the Boston dance community with performances of dance styles from all over the world.Five stages hosted performances in and around the Sanctuary Theatre and the surrounding section of Massachusetts Avenue in Harvard Square.

Huntington Theatre production of 'Ripcord' on stage at Calderwood Pavilion through July 2

The fast-moving production delivers the simple plot with a touch of nuance and a bit of wisdom, along with a gleeful comic punch. A strong cast and terrific staging bring forth the story of two roommates locked in combat over ...

Win tickets to see Bring it Live! at Boch Center July 15

BRING IT! LIVE SUMMER 2017 Over 70,000 enthusiastic fans celebrated “Bring It! Live” during the sold-out 2016 tour. Summer 2017 brings a NEW tour with hotter-than-ever, never-before-seen routines featuring Miss D and fan favorites from the Dancing Dolls. Don’t miss ...

Desperate survivors lead spartan existence in ‘It Comes at Night’

Paul (Joel Edgerton) found a safe refuge for his family far from the rest of humanity in the wake of a deadly plague that’s been decimating the planet. At least that’s what he thought about their remote hideout until his ...

Documenta 14 exhibits create political dialogue between Greece, Germany

On a hilltop overlooking the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, a tent stands in a clearing among olive trees. Its folds mimic the gentle draping of heavy fabric, and its wide door invites a visitor to enter and enjoy an eye-level ...

Mass Poetry installs latest sidewalk poems

They say when it rains it pours, and in Boston it pours poetry. The Mass Poetry Project, a non-profit fostering poetry writing and appreciation, has installed the 2017 editions of “Raining Poetry” in collaboration with the City of Boston. The ...

The Roxbury International Film Festival opens June 22

The 19th annual Roxbury International Film Festival will screen at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston from June 22-July 1. RoxFilm is the largest New England festival dedicated to celebrating films by and for people of color. The pieces cover ...

5 questions: QUIÑ

Emerging artist QUIÑ recently performed at SXSW Fader Fort and earlier this year debuted her video for “MATH.” The soft-spoken singer with power pipes is creating her own sound on her own terms.

‘From the Inside Out’: Artists and the ACLU join forces to fight mass incarceration

The event at Black Market in Roxbury was an unforgettable celebration of community and artistic spirit, and featured speeches on how to reform the criminal justice system to end mass incarceration.