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Accidental Death of an Anarchist’

In their latest production, “Accidental Death of an Anarchist,” Praxis Stage proves that political theater can be as amusing and entertaining as vaudeville, without losing its teeth. Playing through Dec. 17 at First Church Boston, the play by Dario Fo ...

Navidad en laVilla

On Thursday, Dec. 7, Unitas Ensemble performed their annual “Navidad Latina” concert at the Veronica Robles Cultural Center in East Boston. The seasonal performance celebrates Latin American music but welcomes all cultures to join in celebrating the holidays.

Superhero Cyborg: Body by Fisher

In 2016, Ray Fisher made his screen debut as Victor Stone, aka Cyborg in “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Here, he talks about reprising the role in “Justice League” as well as in a planned 2020 spinoff for the ...

‘Black Spaces Matter’

The McCormick Gallery at the Boston Architectural College celebrated the opening of their show “Black Spaces Matter” on Friday, December 1. Running through January 29, 2018, the multi-media installation examines the abolitionist neighborhood near the New Bedford Whaling Historical Park, ...

A message of peace

For the 47th year, the National Center for Afro-American Artists presents “Black Nativity,” a powerful retelling of the nativity story with a blend of the Gospel of Saint Luke and Langston Hughes’s poetry. Running at the Paramount Theatre through December ...

Returning WWII vets forge unlikely friendship across color line in ‘Mudbound’

“Mudbound” is a searing Southern saga based on Hillary Jordan's best-selling, first novel of the same name. The movie marks the sophomore offering from director Dee Rees, who made her impressive debut with “Pariah” in 2011. Here, she coaxes a ...

Cory’s story! Cory Hardrict stars in the film ‘Destined’

Born and raised in Chicago, Cory Hardrict immersed himself in the arts at an early age. His passion and talent led to an enviable and enduring movie and television career.

Squares of color and light

Jamaica Plain artists Richard Youngstrom, Fiona O’Connor and Andrea Tamkin partnered with Hyde Square Task Force to bring a community made mosaic to the Church of the Blessed Sacrament’s plaza. Funded by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ Creative ...

The Modernist mind

Through Dec. 10, the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College displays “The Abstract Cabinet,” a dynamic exhibition of works by Spanish-Argentinean modernist painter Esteban Lisa. A forerunner of Latin American abstraction in the early 20th century, Lisa reveals an ...

Grow your own garlic

If you’ve ever tried to peel 15 tiny slivers of garlic just to get enough for a proper meal, and had the wispy wrappers stuck to your stinky garlic-juice fingers, then you know the frustration of softneck garlic.

Artist Theaster Gates focuses on urban renewal in Chicago

Artist Theaster Gates expands his repertoire to encompass urban renewal, through an ongoing endeavor to rebuild blighted sections of the South Side community in his hometown, Chicago.

Huntington Theatre Co. brings Molière’s ‘Tartuffe’ into 21st century

The Huntington Theatre Company is presenting an exuberant and stylish production of “Tartuffe,” a 17th-century farce by by Molière, one of France’s greatest dramatists. On stage through Dec. 10 at the Avenue of the Arts/Huntington Avenue Theatre in Boston, the ...

Wellesley College production of Studs Terkel's ‘Working’ reinforces age-old truths

The Wellesley Repertory Theatre at Wellesley College wrapped up an all-female production of “Working” by Studs Terkel, adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso. Based on Terkel’s book of interviews with Americans about their jobs, the musical reveals that though ...

Art Breathes Life

Ed Gaskin, executive director of Greater Grove Hall Main Streets, is actively fostering public art projects as a way to promote economic development in the area. As a result of over $70,000 in grant funding, Grove Hall is regularly producing ...

Unfinished journey

The largest institution dedicated to African American history and culture, the National Museum of African American History and Culture starts its story in the 1400s, when African peoples took part in transatlantic trade with countries on other continents. Displays and ...