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Handel and Haydn Society presents Composer Jonathan Woody world premiere
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Handel and Haydn Society presents Composer Jonathan Woody world premiere
Acclaimed composer Jonathan Woody firmly believes in the universality of music, and that it doesn’t belong to anyone person, race or culture.
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Biting satire in ‘TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever' from SpeakEasy Stage Company
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Biting satire in ‘TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever' from SpeakEasy Stage Company
The shameful history of President Thomas Jefferson and enslaved woman Sally Hemings gets reimagined and reinterpreted in James Ijames’s “TJ Loves Sally 4 Ever,” streaming virtually via SpeakEasy Stage Company April 23–May 6.
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Mass. natives bring Gardner heist to Netflix in 4-part documentary
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Mass. natives bring Gardner heist to Netflix in 4-part documentary
Growing up in Massachusetts, Colin Barnicle had heard the stories about the 1990 robbery at Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum from his parents around the family dinner table. “It was a place where I had been, a place my mom talked about a lot, and a crime my dad talked about a lot,” says Barnicle in a recent call with the Banner. As the years went by, the mystery of the theft only intrigued him more and more.
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Giveton Gelin: Rising star in the world of jazz
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Giveton Gelin: Rising star in the world of jazz
Giveton Gelin, who turns 22 this month, is turning heads in the world of jazz with his trumpet playing. He will just be graduating from the prestigious Juilliard School this year but has already released his first album, “True Design,” to great acclaim for its maturity, musical precision and originality.
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A new narrative: A-Típico festival tells a wide range of stories
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A new narrative: A-Típico festival tells a wide range of stories
Teatro Chelsea has launched “A-Típico,” a brand new Latinx play festival. The online festival will showcase works by Latinx playwrights April 9-17.
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What's the deal with Janey's unusual campaign video?
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What's the deal with Janey's unusual campaign video?
With the emergence of social media in the last 20 years, the announcement video has become a staple of local and national political campaigns.
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‘Hype Man’ hits the screen
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‘Hype Man’ hits the screen
When Idris Goodwin’s “Hype Man: a break beat play” debuted at Boston’s Company One Theatre in 2018, it shook the theater scene to its very core. Now the poignant and captivating show hits the screen, running in film format from April 8–May 9 at the American Repertory Theater’s virtual Oberon stage.
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Looking up, breathing out: 'Ambrosia' brings nature and harmony to the Pru
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Looking up, breathing out: 'Ambrosia' brings nature and harmony to the Pru
Cambridge-based artist Cicely Carew has brought light, color and a sense of natural harmony to the Prudential Center with her public art installation, “Ambrosia,” commissioned by Boston Properties and curated by the public art organization Now + There.
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Ambrose Akinmusire: The man with the horn
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Ambrose Akinmusire: The man with the horn
Jazz trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, just 38 years old, is on the cusp of global fame, thanks to his efforts and talent.
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Nubian Square comes alive with 'Nubian Nights'
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Nubian Square comes alive with 'Nubian Nights'
On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through April 11, Nubian Square comes alive with the “Nubian Nights” installation, featuring jazz music and synchronized light projections on local businesses. Organized by the Roxbury Cultural District (RCD), the outdoor installations provides a safe, socially distanced art experience for the neighborhood.
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Ghana provides inspiration for Anthony Nti’s award-winning short film ‘Da Yie’
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Ghana provides inspiration for Anthony Nti’s award-winning short film ‘Da Yie’
Ghana is never far from director Anthony Nti’s mind and heart. His native land was used for a second time as the setting in the visually stunning and multiple-award-winning short film “Da Yie.”
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Rohina Malik draws curtain on Muslim American stereotypes in 'Unveiled'
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Rohina Malik draws curtain on Muslim American stereotypes in 'Unveiled'
In 2018, Rohina Malik’s powerful one-woman show “Unveiled” on the New Repertory Theatre stage confronted racism, stereotypes and the diversity of Muslim Americans. Now, an updated film version of “Unveiled” will stream with New Rep April 2–21.
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