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MFA hosts Thelma Golden as part of 150th-anniversary kickoff
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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.
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Yvonne Orji of ‘Insecure’ brings her comedy tour to Boston
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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.
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2019 arts year in review
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2019 arts year in review
It was a spectacular year for artists of color in Boston. Diverse voices thrived in theater, visual art, music, dance and performance across the city. Before we dive into all the arts 2020 has to offer, we’re looking back on a few of the many wonderful works of 2019.
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Celebrating 40 Years of revolutionary music
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Celebrating 40 Years of revolutionary music
On Saturday, Nov. 23, Massachusetts Rock Against Racism celebrated 40 years supporting and inspiring young people in the Greater Boston area.
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Traveling circus: ArtsEmerson presents 'Passengers' by Montreal-based troupe
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Traveling circus: ArtsEmerson presents 'Passengers' by Montreal-based troupe
ArtsEmerson opens its 10th anniversary season with the rhythmic acrobatics and breathtaking stunts of “Passengers” by the Montreal-based contemporary circus troupe 7 Fingers.
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Arts in the Fall: Offerings abound in Greater Boston arts scene
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Arts in the Fall: Offerings abound in Greater Boston arts scene
As the weather turns cooler, the Boston-area arts scene remains hot! Theater and visual arts offerings abound. The following is a cross-section of this fall’s offerings at local museums and theatre companies.
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Revolving Museum’s Poetry Mobile comes to Downtown Crossing
The mobile, a project spearheaded by the Revolving Museum’s founder Jerry Beck, features 300 poems on the vehicle, a basketball hoop for impromptu games, an interior gallery space, artmaking opportunities ¾ and at the Boston opening, a fashion show.
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¡Viva Latino! Heat wave doesn’t slow Festival Betances
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¡Viva Latino! Heat wave doesn’t slow Festival Betances
Last weekend, the annual Festival Betances in the South End’s Villa Victoria continued a tradition of more than 50 years celebrating Boston’s Latino culture. The two-day festival brings together an estimated 3,000 multicultural guests every year to watch a parade, listen to music by local and visiting artists, and enjoy traditional Latinx foods.
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Artists interpret Harbor Islands history
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Artists interpret Harbor Islands history
Next month, the Boston Harbor Islands will come alive with events and artmaking by the three 2019 Boston Harbor [Re]creation artists-in-residence. Marsha Parrilla, Robin MacDonald-Foley and Brian Sonia-Wallace will use their unique artistic perspectives and media to intertwine art and nature on the islands.
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Iyanla Vanzant brings spiritual teachings to Boston’s Boch Center
Celebrated spiritual teacher Iyanla Vanzant brings her wisdom to Boston on June 22 at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre.
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Jamal Thorne explores trauma, memory and race at Kingston Gallery
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Jamal Thorne explores trauma, memory and race at Kingston Gallery
In “Timestream Muckery,” showing at Kingston Gallery through April 29, artist Jamal Thorne takes his unique, layered visual language, and uses it to dive into issues of trauma, race and memory.
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MFA displays South African clothing, protest art
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MFA displays South African clothing, protest art
The first piece to confront viewers in the Museum of Fine Arts’ exhibition “Made Visible: Contemporary South African Fashion and Identity” is a blend of old and new. A mannequin wears white Keds along with a large beaded cape and intricately created leg bangles by Sophie Mahlangu.
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