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Nnenna Freelon and the healing power of song
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Nnenna Freelon and the healing power of song
With one foot in music and the other in education, Nnenna Freelon brings about a profound synthesis of the arts and healing. Her voice carries with it degrees of patience and awareness that are meant to inspire listeners to salvage their own strengths.
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Josh Beckett examines relationships in ‘Honest Intentions’
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Josh Beckett examines relationships in ‘Honest Intentions’
At the Montserrat College of Art’s 301 Frame Gallery, artist Josh Beckett explores romantic relationship dynamics in “Josh Beckett: Honest Intentions,” running through Dec. 10.
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Pianist and composer Donal Fox: Thinking like a fox
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Pianist and composer Donal Fox: Thinking like a fox
Pianist and composer Donal Fox performs Friday, Dec. 3 in a free, mostly virtual event as part of the JazzNOW series co-sponsored by GBH and JazzBoston.
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Evolving opera: BLO's ‘The Butterfly Process’ examines stage stereotypes, equity
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Evolving opera: BLO's ‘The Butterfly Process’ examines stage stereotypes, equity
The Boston Lyric Opera made the decision to postpone its fall 2021 production of “Madama Butterfly,” and what has emerged in its place is a fruitful and challenging opportunity to examine stereotypes and bias in theater.
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A musical rebirth from Silkroad Ensemble
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A musical rebirth from Silkroad Ensemble
The Silkroad Ensemble, led from 1998 to 2017 by its founder, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, staged its post-pandemic rebirth Friday night with a sold-out concert at the Loeb Drama Center in Harvard Square.
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Finding a way into peoples’ heARTs
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Finding a way into peoples’ heARTs
Dr. Daniel Chonde has spent the  last year working to make Mass General Hospital’s spaces less cold and less white. As the executive director of “The Peoples’ heART” (Health Equity x Art) program, he brings local artists into the hospital to replace the typical corporate abstracts and landscapes with vibrant, inclusive art pieces.
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Alejandra Cuadra Sanchez: Sculpting a sense of belonging
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Alejandra Cuadra Sanchez: Sculpting a sense of belonging
Alejandra Cuadra Sanchez’s exhibition “Pasajes de Pertenecer” (Passages of Belonging) at Boston Sculptors Gallery probes what it means to be from a place and what we owe to the earth we live on.
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Rubén Blades returns to Boston with SALSWING! Nov. 28
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Rubén Blades returns to Boston with SALSWING! Nov. 28
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Raphael Xavier blends jazz and breaking in 'The Musician & The Mover' at ICA
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Raphael Xavier blends jazz and breaking in 'The Musician & The Mover' at ICA
Moving the street-honed art of breaking to the stage, choreographer and dancer Raphael Xavier brings his evening-length work “The Musician & The Mover” to the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston this weekend. 
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Genre-defying vocalist Daymé Arocena comes to Berklee Nov. 18
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Genre-defying vocalist Daymé Arocena comes to Berklee Nov. 18
Vocalist Daymé Arocena will be in concert on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. at the Berklee Performance Center. Arocena, who hails from Cuba, defies genres in her integration of jazz, African percussion and the traditional sounds of her homeland.
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Café Sauvage: A walk on the wild side of French cuisine
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Lifestyle
Café Sauvage: A walk on the wild side of French cuisine
A little slice of Paris has blossomed at 25 Massachusetts Ave. in the form of Café Sauvage, an all-day French café launched by husband-and-wife team Anaïs and Antoine Lambert and Executive Chef Kendall DaCosta.
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Shedding light on invisible disabilities
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Shedding light on invisible disabilities
“Invisible Disabilities,” running virtually at Unbound Visual Arts through Dec. 27, explores the work of artists who live with disabilities that aren’t apparent to the naked eye.
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