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Forest Whitaker shares wit, wisdom in discussing latest film

Forest Whitaker is a distinguished artist and humanist, involved with a number of organizations for peace and also an award-winning actor. He talks to the Banner about his latest movie, "Repentance," a psychological thriller co-starring Anthony Mackie, Sanaa Lathan, Nicole ...

Luminous cast fuels "Witness Uganda" American Repertory Theater run

From the moment that Griffin Matthews steps on stage at the start of "Witness Uganda," in its world premier at the American Repertory Theater’s Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge through March 16, it becomes apparent that the show is about ...

MCCA Neighborhood Art Program to showcase Roxbury and Mattapan Studio Artists

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority will feature artwork from Roxbury and Mattapan artists in its rotating Community Arts Program.

Boston Naturals Meetup brings Bravo TV Reality Star Demetria L. Lucas, A Belle in Brooklyn, to Boston

Boston Naturals Meetup brings Bravo TV Reality Star Demetria L. Lucas, A Belle in Brooklyn, to Boston

Kevin Hart spearheads raunchy remake of ‘80s romantic romp

Loosely based on the original “About Last Night,” starring Rob Lowe and Demi Moore, a just-released raunchy remake of the same name is a romantic comedy ostensibly serving as a vehicle for popular comic-turned-actor Kevin Hart.

Danilo Perez weaves jazz tapestry of Panama past and present

Pianist Danilo Perez’s music presents complexity, exuberance and a definitive sense of place expressed through tone and rhythmic authority.

in the Mix: Comedian Michael Che talks stand-up, SNL writing gig

Laid-back, confident, comfortable, on the rise and funny are all words used to describe comedian Michael Che. Che has been performing stand-up since 2009, and in less than five years has shot up the ranks in the world of comedy.Che ...

What's Hot in the City this week Feb. 17th

From concerts to theatre around the city, there’s a lot to keep you busy and warm this week. Here’s a look at what’s hot this week - Feb. 17th

Children’s fashion website scores with used couture

The quickest and most convenient way to start a business these days seems to be to do it online. This notion proved successful for Los Angeles-based fashionista and socialite CeCe Hendriks, founder of SPOILED! Fashionz, a high-end children’s clothing boutique, ...

Artists infuse work with comments on social injustice

Two contemporary artists — William Kentridge and Nick Cave — whose works are on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston through May 4 have more in common than might readily meet the eye.

Company One raises the curtain for student jobs

While many teens are forced to settle for retail and fast-food restaurant gigs for their first jobs, Shayna Bredbeck, 16, was able to land a position in Company One Theatre’s production apprenticeship program this school year because the theater expanded ...

Jazz musicians celebrate Newport Jazz Festival at 60

On Feb. 13, jazz guitarist Mark Whitfield brings his talent back to Boston as part of the Boston Celebrity Series recognizing the 60th anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival at the Berklee Performance Center.

Roxbury-set play “Stop and Frisk” explores black men and the law

For those possessing any insight into the sort of fiction that details the utter bitterness of being young, black and male in a large American city, Johnnie Peterson — the protagonist of Robert Johnson’s play, "Stop and Frisk" is reminiscent ...

What's Hot in the City this Feb. 10th

From concerts to theatre around the city, there’s a lot to keep you busy and warm this week. Here’s a look at what’s hot!

in the Mix: Calif. artist brings her mixed heritage themed works to Hub

"The beauty of art is the ambiguity," says sculptor Alison Saar discussing her current exhibit "STILL…" showing at the Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.