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This is the 16th interview in a weekly series presenting highlights of conversations between leading Black visual artists in New England. In this week’s installment, artist James Perry talks to artist Amber Torres.
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‘Poetry vs. Hip-Hop’: a duel of words at City Winery
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‘Poetry vs. Hip-Hop’: a duel of words at City Winery
“Poetry vs. Hip-Hop” brings to the stage an array of local artists specializing in spoken word, music and comedy before turning over the mic for the headlining performance: a cordial battle between poets and emcees.
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Painter Josué Bessiake explores body-object dynamics
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Painter Josué Bessiake explores body-object dynamics
Painter Josué Bessiake is obsessed with the dynamics of the ordinary. In his current show at Gallery NAGA, “Josué Bessiake: A Bird’s Last Look,” the ordinary takes the form of chairs.
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'Firelei Báez' — Shifting perspectives of history, exploring legacies of the African diaspora
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'Firelei Báez' — Shifting perspectives of history, exploring legacies of the African diaspora
“Firelei Báez,” the spellbinding exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston through Sept. 2, is the first U.S. survey of this Dominican American artist, whose works are often described as history paintings for our time.
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This is the 15th interview in a weekly series presenting highlights of conversations between leading Black visual artists in New England. In this week’s installment, artist Paul Goodnight talks to artist Gale Fulton Ross.
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‘Company’ Broadway tour gets a fresh, diverse face
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‘Company’ Broadway tour gets a fresh, diverse face
Stephen Sondheim’s 1970s comedic musical “Company” gets a modern upgrade in the Broadway tour production in Boston this month.
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Decades-old collective uses art to shift public narratives about Haiti
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Decades-old collective uses art to shift public narratives about Haiti
In the late 1980s, a tense political situation in his home country of Haiti left visual artist Charlot Lucien with little hope for his future. He was in his mid-20s at the time and involved in political cartooning at a moment when the country’s leaders scorned political expression through media. So, he left.
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‘Framing Freedom: The Harriet Hayden Albums’ offers glimpse of Black lives in Civil War-era Boston
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‘Framing Freedom: The Harriet Hayden Albums’ offers glimpse of Black lives in Civil War-era Boston
Harriet Hayden and her husband Lewis Hayden were a Black Boston power couple in the community of abolitionists and equal right activists centered in Beacon Hill in the 1860s.
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American Spiritual Ensemble keeps the spirit alive
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American Spiritual Ensemble keeps the spirit alive
African American spirituals were the soundtrack to Everett McCorvey’s upbringing in Montgomery, Alabama. Growing up in a family involved in the civil rights movement, he heard the soulful melodies often — in churches, in anthems and in choirs like the Fisk Jubilee Singers.
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This is the 14th interview in a weekly series presenting highlights of conversations between leading Black visual artists in New England. In this week’s installment, artist James Perry talks to artist Gloretta Baynes.
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Arlington Jazz Festival returns for a 13th year
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Arlington Jazz Festival returns for a 13th year
The Arlington Jazz Festival will bring the croons of local and international musicians to town next month for the 13th year.
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Have you seen the Button Man?
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Have you seen the Button Man?
The Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton launches Beau McCall retrospective.
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