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Between Riverside and Crazy
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Between Riverside and Crazy
Through Oct. 13, SpeakEasy Stage Company presents Stephen Adly Guirgis’ dark comedy, “Between Riverside and Crazy.” The story follows Walter “Pops” Washington, a black ex-cop who was shot by a white cop while off-duty.
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Bobby Brown reflects on  his ‘RBRM’ tour with BBD, his life and family
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Bobby Brown reflects on his ‘RBRM’ tour with BBD, his life and family
This fall Bobby Brown is back on the road with BBD (Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe) as half of the RBRM tour.
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Looking Inward
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Looking Inward
“Untold Stories” at Boston’s Fountain Street Gallery explores the interiors of humans and their spaces. Featured artists Alexandra Rozenman and Anita Loomis turn a thoughtful, humorous eye to the day-to-day stories we keep to ourselves.
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Let’s talk about race
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Let’s talk about race
“The Niceties,” showing at Huntington Theatre Company through Oct. 6, does what America has so much trouble doing: it holds a frank conversation about race.
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Hearts & minds  on fire
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Hearts & minds on fire
Renowned contemporary artist Teresita Fernández has set Harvard Yard ablaze with her public sculpture “Autumn (…Nothing Personal).” On view through Oct. 1, the vivid grouping of bright orange and yellow tubes was inspired by James Baldwin’s essay “Nothing Personal.” Fernández hopes it will become a platform for discussion and performance.
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Bill Pierce
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Bill Pierce
Berklee College of Music is honoring its woodwind chair emeritus Bill Pierce in a Signature Series performance. "The Art of the Tenor: Celebrating Bill Pierce" will take place at the Berklee Performance Center on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 8:00 p.m.
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The untold stories of the Revolutionary War
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The untold stories of the Revolutionary War
The Old State House Museum, in partnership with Plays in Place, is hosting the short play “Cato and Dolly” through Sept. 29. The 20-minute play by Patrick Gabridge tells the stories of Cato, a lifelong slave and then servant at the John Hancock home, and Dolly, John Hancock’s wife.
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Casting search for ‘MasterChef’ Season 10 comes to Boston this weekend
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Casting search for ‘MasterChef’ Season 10 comes to Boston this weekend
As chefs Gordon Ramsey and Aaron Sanchez and restaurateur Joe Bastianich continue to turn up the heat for amateur chefs battling it out on Season 9 of MasterChef, season 10 auditions are underway.
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Nicholas Christopher tackles challenging role of Aaron Burr in 'Hamilton'
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Nicholas Christopher tackles challenging role of Aaron Burr in 'Hamilton'
It was while Nicholas Christopher was at The Juilliard School that he had opportunity to audition for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights.” He was 19 when first he auditioned for the musical and landed the role when he turned 20.
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‘Venus’ delivers timely message about gender preference tolerance
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‘Venus’ delivers timely message about gender preference tolerance
Sid Gill (Debargo Sanyal) is presently being pressured by his East Indian immigrant parents (Zena Darawalla and Gordon Warnecke) to settle down and start a family. Trouble is, they have no idea their son is on the verge of transitioning into a woman.
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5 questions: Aaron Neville
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5 questions: Aaron Neville
Apache is a solo album that makes the case for Aaron Neville as the most holistic of soul men. Its hard R&B side matches anything the Neville Brothers ever recorded for true grit, while still allowing plenty of space for a singer who’s arguably the most distinctive vocal stylist on the planet to tell it like it is.
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Dragon Slayer: New Fenway mural encourages collective action
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Dragon Slayer: New Fenway mural encourages collective action
In early August, a new 106-foot mural by Raúl de Nieves debuted on the side of Fenway Health’s Ansin Building in the Fenway neighborhood. Originally a watercolor on paper piece, “All Is One” applies the historic myth of Saint George and the Dragon to a contemporary world.
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