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Forgiveness, redemption drive "The Railway Man"

“The Railway Man” is the extraordinary true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II, survives, is rescued, but is haunted by his ...

Marlon Wayans weighs in on “Haunted House 2"

Marlon Wayans spoke to the Banner about his latest film, "A Haunted House 2," a sequel spoofing the "Paranormal Activity" franchise.

What's Hot in the City this week of April 21st

From concerts to theatre around the city, there’s a lot to keep you busy and warm this week.

Brian Carpenter’s orchestra evokes early years of jazz

Jazz music was birthed by Buddy Bolden in Congo Square, New Orleans in the early 1900s, when his boisterous cornet blazed beyond any known measure or velocity.

‘The Talk’ star Aisha Tyler lets loose on her career

One of the busiest actors working in Hollywood today is the super smart, funny, and multi-talented Aisha Tyler. She’s seen daily around the country as a co-host on CBS’ Emmy nominated “The Talk,” voices the sexy superspy Lana on FX’s ...

What' Hot in the City

What's hot in the city this second week of April.

Composer Maria Schneider swings into Hub with band

Hang gliding over Rio; listening to birds singing; and gazing across wind-swept prairies are all experiences that jazz composer and big band leader Maria Schneider turns into music with her 18-member band, the Maria Schneider Orchestra. Its signature sound — ...

In The Mix

The world of sports and music came together in support of Jaden’s Ladder annual fundraiser “Bright Lights, Big City Black & White Gala,” held in the ballroom of the Ritz Carlton Hotel. NFL Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk, former NBA ...

Deidre Goodwin discusses theater, film, TV and jumping between them all

A New Yorker by way of Oklahoma City, actress and dancer Deidre Goodwin is part of the ensemble cast performing in the world premiere of the American Repertory Theater’s latest production “The Shape She Makes.” Conceived by Susan Misner and ...

What's Hot in the City April 7th

From concerts to theatre around the city, there’s a lot to keep you busy and on the move as the winter weather finally starts to thaw this week. Here’s a look at what’s hot!

Boston South End shop purveys homemade delicacies

When Sofi Mercedes Madison opened Olives & Grace in 2012, she intended to spread her love and respect for homemade products within the entire Boston community. As the store moves through its second year and to a new location, that ...

Great Scott! ‘The Retrieval’ actor dishes on new movie, state of black film

Tishuan Scott is hitting the scene at a great time for black actors and black films and he is making his mark.

Tufts author shines spotlight on ‘60s activist Stokely Carmichael

When Peniel E. Joseph was in junior high school, he watched “Eyes on the Prize,” the critically acclaimed documentary chronicling the Civil Rights Movement, and discovered a figure he had never heard of before — Stokely Carmichael.

ArtsBoston encourages teens and kids to partake in the area artscene with spring program

The program includes 50 percent ticket discounts for 50-plus performances.

In the Mix: Jaden’s Ladder celebrates 10 years with “Bright Lights, Big City Black & White Gala”

Jaden’s Ladder will host its sixth annual "Bright Lights, Big City Black & White Gala" on April 5 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Boston with a star-studded lineup of entertainment and celebrity guests. Oneta Bobbett, one of the co-founders of ...

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