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 ...

The wizardry of Kimberly

Kimberly Conner talks about her new film, “Before ‘I Do,’" an ensemble drama which is set to premiere on April 30.

‘Sing Street’ actors discuss starring roles in coming-of-age film

Shot in Dublin, Ireland and inspired by Carney’s life and love of music, “Sing Street” tells the story of 14 year-old Conor in 1980s Dublin who’s looking for a way to break free of his strained family life, while trying ...

Ekua Holmes’ ‘Deeply Rooted’ on display

Painter and collage artist, Ekua Holmes has long championed the beauty, the uniqueness, and the history of Roxbury and its residents through her collages and paintings. In her latest exhibit titled, “Deeply Rooted,” the Roxbury native includes collages of civil ...

Poetry in motion

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago came to town last weekend, back for the first time since 2009, to perform three shows at Citi Shubert Theatre.

Cube & Cole back in ‘Barber Shop’

Ice Cube and Deon Cole speak about returning to film star in the latest Barber Shop film” ‘The Next Cut’.

Over easy: Strata is a simple breakfast, brunch or dinner

Strata is a beautiful thing. Similar to a quiche, frittata and savory bread pudding, a strata is made by tossing bread with veggies, cheese and ham into a dish, covering all with eggs and milk, and baking until browned and ...