Close
Current temperature in Boston - 62 °
BECOME A MEMBER
Get access to a personalized news feed, our newsletter and exclusive discounts on everything from shows to local restaurants, All for free.
Already a member? Sign in.
The Bay State Banner
BACK TO TOP
The Bay State Banner
POST AN AD SIGN IN

Trending Articles

BPS releases 2021 budget

City puts stop work order on River St. project

Clarence ‘Jeep’ Jones laid to rest

READ PRINT EDITION

Arts & Culture

Hyman Bloom at MFA
read more
Arts & Culture
Hyman Bloom at MFA
Some paintings in the exhibition “Hyman Bloom: Matters of Life and Death,” on view at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston through Sunday, February 23, seduce with sumptuous, jewel-like colors and flowing forms.
>
‘Swan Lake’ gets a jazzy update at Greater Boston Stage Company
read more
Arts & Culture
‘Swan Lake’ gets a jazzy update at Greater Boston Stage Company
f Tchaikovsky and Duke Ellington had transcended time, space and race to meet for a drink, “Swan Lake in Blue: A Jazz Ballet” would have been the result.
>
MIT exhibit ‘Colored People Time’ dives into centuries of racial discourse
read more
Arts & Culture
MIT exhibit ‘Colored People Time’ dives into centuries of racial discourse
“Colored People Time: Mundane Futures, Quotidian Pasts, Banal Presents,” running at the MIT List Visual Art Center through April 12, explores the history of slavery and colonialism in the U.S. and the way it continues to impact the lives of black Americans in a modern world.
>
MFA hosts Thelma Golden as part of 150th-anniversary kickoff
read more
Arts & Culture
MFA hosts Thelma Golden as part of 150th-anniversary kickoff
On Feb. 5, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston kicked off its year-long 150th-anniversary celebration with great spirit, generosity and style.
>
Grammy-nominated singer Carolyn Malachi headlines Gardner Museum concert
read more
Arts & Culture
Grammy-nominated singer Carolyn Malachi headlines Gardner Museum concert
The Grammy-nominated R&B singer is a full-time independent artist who has been able to design the life of her dreams.
>
Boston’s Black Apollo
read more
Arts & Culture
Boston’s Black Apollo
Last week, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum made Boston art history with the opening of their show “Boston’s Apollo: Thomas McKeller & John Singer Sargent.”
>
‘Sweat’ a riveting study of a factory community wrenched apart
read more
Arts & Culture
‘Sweat’ a riveting study of a factory community wrenched apart
Lynn Nottage’s prophetic 2015 play, “Sweat,” could have been a bellwether of the 2016 election. Her Pulitzer Prize-winning work portrays a plight faced by a broad swath of Americans either ignored or manipulated by the candidates. “Sweat” follows a group of friends, lifelong residents of a factory town, as their lives are pulled apart when the local plant shuts down.  
>
‘Wolf Play’ explores adoption, champions accessible theater
read more
Arts & Culture
‘Wolf Play’ explores adoption, champions accessible theater
While strolling through the Boston Public Library’s Central Branch this month, you may hear the tortured howl of a wolf coming from Rabb Hall. Don’t be alarmed; it’s just Company One Theatre breaking down complicated adoption dynamics in their show “Wolf Play,” a new production by South Korean playwright Hansol Jung running at the library through Feb. 29.
>
Decades have deflated ‘Hair’
read more
Arts & Culture
Decades have deflated ‘Hair’
New Repertory Theatre is reviving the production of the musical “Hair,” on stage through Feb. 23.
>
Yvonne Orji of ‘Insecure’ brings her comedy tour to Boston
read more
Arts & Culture
Yvonne Orji of ‘Insecure’ brings her comedy tour to Boston
The wait is almost over. HBO’s critically-acclaimed comedy “Insecure” returns for its fourth season on Sunday, April 12 -- and along with it, actress Yvonne Orji as Molly.
>
'Detroit Red' explores Malcolm X's formative years
read more
Arts & Culture
'Detroit Red' explores Malcolm X's formative years
The latest work to mine fresh ground in the life of Malcolm X is “Detroit Red,” a play by award-winning actor, lyricist and hip-hop playwright Will Power on stage through Feb. 16 in a world premier production at the Emerson Paramount Center in Boston.
>
New England Conservatory’s Black Student Union celebrates the King legacy
read more
Arts & Culture
New England Conservatory’s Black Student Union celebrates the King legacy
On Feb. 20, the New England Conservatory’s Black Student Union (BSU) will perform “Continuation of a Dream: The Dream Reimagined…,” a tribute concert to NEC alumna Coretta Scott King.
>
Already a member? Sign in.
The Bay State Banner