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VIDEO: With a Disney Film Behind Him, ‘Papa Jay’ Shifts Gears With Brand New Single
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VIDEO: With a Disney Film Behind Him, ‘Papa Jay’ Shifts Gears With Brand New Single
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Study: Great Depression Banking Policies Helped Create Urban Hot Spots
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Study: Great Depression Banking Policies Helped Create Urban Hot Spots
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Zenger movie review: Project Power
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Zenger movie review: Project Power
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Zenger movie review: ‘The Old Guard’
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Zenger movie review: ‘The Old Guard’
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38th Annual Elliot Norton Award Nominations are out!
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38th Annual Elliot Norton Award Nominations are out!
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‘Diary of a Tap Dancer’ — Ayodele Casel evokes history and magic of tap
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‘Diary of a Tap Dancer’ — Ayodele Casel evokes history and magic of tap
Weaving together her own life story as a tap dancer with the story of earlier female tap dancers of color is Ayodele Casel, an actor, tap dancer and choreographer and currently a Radcliffe Fellow.
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'Pipeline' strikes at the heart of systemic racism in America
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'Pipeline' strikes at the heart of systemic racism in America
This week is like nothing I’ve ever in my lifetime experienced. Along with everyone, I have been juggling, re-arranging, shifting everything I am involved in to the virtual world while the arts and cultural world from Broadway to Boston and beyond shuts down.
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Camille A. Brown & Dancers in Celebrity Series debut
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Camille A. Brown & Dancers in Celebrity Series debut
Camille A. Brown and her company Camille A. Brown & Dancers began their Celebrity Series of Boston debut at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre Saturday night by summoning the gifts, legacy and complicated history of black performers.
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Helina Metaferia harpoons white-driven art world in solo show
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Helina Metaferia harpoons white-driven art world in solo show
Interdisciplinary artist Helina Metaferia’s debut solo exhibition in Boston is a showstopper. Running at Northeastern’s 360 Gallery through April, 5, “Against a Sharp White Background” features a selection of work highlighting Metaferia’s primary artistic objective: asserting the black body into sites of systematic oppression and owning those spaces as a person of color.
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‘Sweat’ a riveting study of a factory community wrenched apart
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‘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.  
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Decades have deflated ‘Hair’
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Arts & Culture
Decades have deflated ‘Hair’
New Repertory Theatre is reviving the production of the musical “Hair,” on stage through Feb. 23.
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An artful cacophony by Terence Blanchard quintet
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An artful cacophony by Terence Blanchard quintet
On Saturday night, Jan. 18, Terence Blanchard and his quintet, the E-Collective, gave a concert at the Berklee Performance Center, presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston.
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