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Speakeasy Stage Company opens Boston premiere of 'Fairview' Feb. 17
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Speakeasy Stage Company opens Boston premiere of 'Fairview' Feb. 17
On Feb. 17, Speakeasy Stage opens the Boston premiere of “Fairview,” a probing comedy by playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury. Running through March 11, the show uses unexpected twists to investigate both the theater experience and its larger societal reflection.
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Sound artist Jace Clayton comes to MAAM
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Sound artist Jace Clayton comes to MAAM
North Andover native and sound artist Jace Clayton returns to Boston for his show “Jace Clayton: They Are Part,” running at MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) Feb. 23–July 30. The highly participatory installation encourages viewers to experience sound in a new way.
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Music and Mardi Gras at Scullers
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Music and Mardi Gras at Scullers
Bringing the sound and spirit of Mardi Gras to Boston, the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble will hold its 10th annual Mardi Gras Party on Saturday, Feb. 18 with all-ages shows at 7 pm and 9 pm.
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August Wilson’s ‘Seven Guitars’ opens Feb. 8 at Hibernian Hall
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August Wilson’s ‘Seven Guitars’ opens Feb. 8 at Hibernian Hall
Actors’ Shakespeare Project (ASP) returns to Roxbury’s Hibernian Hall this month with a stirring rendition of August Wilson’s “Seven Guitars.”
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Celebrate Black History Month in Boston
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Celebrate Black History Month in Boston
Black History Month has arrived, and Boston is ready to celebrate. Engage with history, literature, art and music celebrating the Black experience at these events happening around the city.
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Inaugural Coolidge Breakthrough Artist Award goes to visionary filmmaker Elegance Bratton
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Inaugural Coolidge Breakthrough Artist Award goes to visionary filmmaker Elegance Bratton
On Jan. 27, the Coolidge Corner Theatre awarded groundbreaking filmmaker Elegance Bratton the inaugural Coolidge Breakthrough Artist Award for his visionary film “The Inspection.”
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From choir teacher to touring with ‘Hamilton’
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From choir teacher to touring with ‘Hamilton’
When “Hamilton” first came on the scene, Nikisha Williams was teaching choir at a high school in Memphis, Tennessee. Her students went wild for the musical, and at their urging, Williams listened to the score and fell in love with it.
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Boston’s many Grammy nominees
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Boston’s many Grammy nominees
Boston musicians are a big presence at this year’s Grammy Awards ceremony, to be held on Feb. 5 in Los Angeles. Faculty and alumni from the city’s two world-class institutions of musical education abound. 
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Lyle Ashton Harris: Career-spanning exhibit at Rose Art Museum
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Lyle Ashton Harris: Career-spanning exhibit at Rose Art Museum
Lyle Ashton Harris returns to New England for his first solo show in over two decades with an exhibition at the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University. “Lyle Ashton Harris: Our first and last love” examines his 35-year career through the lens of a dynamic new series of work.
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Eneida Román appointed CEO of Amplify Latinx
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Eneida Román appointed CEO of Amplify Latinx
Eneida Román, co-founder of Amplify Latinx, has been named the organization’s new president and chief executive officer.
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‘The Embrace’ shakes up Boston’s public art scene
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‘The Embrace’ shakes up Boston’s public art scene
“The Embrace,” a sculptural monument by artist Hank Willis Thomas and MASS Design Group honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, brings a new and dynamic piece of public art to Boston’s portfolio of straightforward statues.
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‘Roxbury Roots’ provides space for community storytelling
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‘Roxbury Roots’ provides space for community storytelling
On Saturday, Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m., Hibernian Hall in Nubian Square will come alive with the age-old sound of storytelling. “Roxbury Roots II: You Don’t Know My Story,” is the second of these live storytelling events, designed to bring the community together and foster connectivity.
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