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ProBlak debuts Greenway mural ‘Breathe Life Together’
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ProBlak debuts Greenway mural ‘Breathe Life Together’
“Breathe Life Together” by Rob “ProBlak” Gibbs is the latest installment in the local artist’s “Breathe Life” series that illustrates Black children in moments of joy and empowerment.
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The 54th Regiment, memorialized in music
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The 54th Regiment, memorialized in music
As part of the rededication ceremony for the 54th Massachusetts Regiment Memorial on the Boston Common, Berklee College of Music Professor Julius P. Williams composed a song celebrating the monument.
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Designing Motherhood
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Designing Motherhood
One of the most intimate experiences and relations in life, motherhood, is the focus of a new exhibition at the MassArt Art Museum (MAAM).
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Juneteenth happenings abound in Boston area
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Juneteenth happenings abound in Boston area
A block party, dances, poetry, art, and marches are among the many ways to observe Juneteenth this year in Boston.
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Roxbury International Film Festival is back in person
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Roxbury International Film Festival is back in person
The Roxbury International Film Festival is back in person for its 24th year bringing independent films by diverse and underrepresented filmmakers to Boston.
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Artistic roots explored in MFA’s Art of the Americas reinstallation
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Artistic roots explored in MFA’s Art of the Americas reinstallation
Diverse stories are at the heart of the third floor reinstallation of the Art of the Americas wing at the Museum of Fine Arts. The reinstallation, titled “Stories Artists Tell: Art of the Americas, the 20th Century” acts as an artistic anthology, telling a different story in each gallery from Native perspectives of the Southwest to images of the midcentury jazz age.
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Malcolm X takes the stage at The Strand
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Malcolm X takes the stage at The Strand
On June 17, Malcolm X’s bold and booming speeches will ring out at the Strand Theatre during the New England premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Anthony Davis’ opera, “X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X.”
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Shining a light on past and present
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Shining a light on past and present
“The Light,” by playwright Loy A. Webb, showcases a strong romantic relationship that’s tested as secrets from the past are revealed and change the dynamic between a couple. Running at Boston’s Lyric Stage through June 26, the intimate two-person play explores what it means to love someone.
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The Huntington's 'Common Ground Revisited' examines 70s busing crisis
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The Huntington's 'Common Ground Revisited' examines 70s busing crisis
In 1985, journalist J. Anthony Lukas published “Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families,” a nonfiction book exploring the busing crisis in Boston.
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Inaugural Dorchfest debuts this weekend
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Inaugural Dorchfest debuts this weekend
This weekend, the streets of Dorchester will come alive with music during the first-ever Dorchester Porchfest, dubbed Dorchfest. More than 45 bands will perform on 25 porches and venues around the Ashmont-Adams neighborhood on Saturday, June 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The festival is free and open to all.
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BAMS Festival is live again
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BAMS Festival is live again
BAMS (Boston Arts and Music Soul Festival) returns with live venues on June 11 at Playstead Field in Franklin Park. Canceled in 2020 due to COVID and virtual in 2021 for the same reason, this year begins a new era of performance and community fueled by music, art and local businesses.
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Four actors and a DJ take on The Bard in 'The Bomb-itty of Errors'
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Four actors and a DJ take on The Bard in 'The Bomb-itty of Errors'
Shakespeare’s themes of love, loyalty and identity have resonated with audiences for centuries. Now, Actors’ Shakespeare Project (ASP) is remixing those themes with hip-hop beats and rap battles in “The Bomb-itty of Errors.” This contemporary rendition of Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” runs at The Charlestown Working Theatre in Chelsea through June 26.
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