At Death’s Door

“In the Body of the World” incorporates Eve Ensler’s feminist beliefs, but it is mostly a story about cancer, a story about death. In a cruelly ironic twist, Ensler was diagnosed with uterine cancer after years of discussing female reproduction ...

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The Bass is an adult contemporary radio station serving Greater Boston area.

‘Oklahoma!’ on stage in Providence through June 5

Like a wind sweeping down a plain, an exuberant production of the great Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” surges through the main stage of Trinity Reportory Company in Providence through June 5, lifting both the cast and audience aloft in ...

A Q&A with Alonzo Bodden

Comedian Alonzo Bodden takes that angst and frustration many are feeling and repackages into a comedic set that makes one think and most important, that makes one laugh.

Jazzing up Friday night

The Makanda Project’s free jazz concerts are not just an evening of impeccably executed jazz, but also an opportunity to socialize with friends and neighbors.

Theater critics to present Norton Prize

Boston holds its own version of Broadway’s Tony Awards on Monday May 23 at 7 pm, when the Boston Theater Critics Association hosts its annual celebration of Boston’s live theater scene.

Two egos, one couch

Director Jim Petosa pulls off the impossible in Freud’s Last Session. With wit and humor, the play takes two of the 20th century’s greatest academic minds, Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis, and makes both the men and their philosophies accessible.

‘The Body Politic’

The Body Politic tells the story of Iphis, a transgender man, born as a girl in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, and now living in present-day North Carolina. The subjects tackled by the play are of extreme relevance in the U.S.’s ongoing gender ...

Chained and shamed: Radcliffe Bailey’s contemporary take on the slave

Through a mix of sculpture, collage, and performance, Radcliffe Bailey revisits classic themes from African history through a contemporary lens. Bailey’s show at the Samson Project gallery radiates a fantastical quality that both softens and, by comparison, sharpens his critique ...

Past, present and future

“Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia,” a compelling exhibition on display at the Harvard Art Museums exhibition through September 18, presents works of timeless immediacy by original inhabitants of Australia and their contemporary descendants.

5 questions: Baron Vaughn

Comedian Baron Vaugh, a regular on Netflix’s ‘Grace and Frankie’ returns to Boston to perform stand-up.

Tyler James Williams talks about his new sci-fi series ‘RePlay’

Tyler James Williams talks about starring in RePlay, a scripted time-loop series from New Form Digital which debuted on April 20th.

Art of Jazz

In the sensational, jam-packed show, “Art of Jazz: Form/Performance/Notes,” the captivating forms of the instruments themselves are celebrated in an installation by pianist Jason Moran. Many of the visual works stir the same feelings as the music: The excitement of ...

‘TRI’ movie goes the distance

Jensen Jacobs was in Boston for the screening of “TRI,” the drama she stars in, at the Boston International Film Festival. She spoke to the Banner about tackling the role of Natalie, training for the film and why she’s inspired ...

Bon appetit! French flair makes this salad a hearty meal

The French call this a salad; we call it dinner. Granted, we took some liberties with the traditional salad, adding potatoes to make it heartier. Use a sturdy lettuce. Slightly bitter greens, like frisée or romaine, play off the crisp ...