Motown The Musical on stage at Boston Opera House

Broadway actors Julius Thomas III and Jesse Nager are very much aware of the responsibility that rests on their shoulders in playing living legends Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson in the current Motown the Musical.

Styled By Rica Elysee

Add some personal flair to your winter wardrobe with crochet pieces. Rethink crochet!

Director Lee Daniels’ life reflected in Empire characters

After directing and/or producing such successful feature films as The Butler, Monster’s Ball [for which Halle Berry won an Academy Award], and Precious [for which Mo’Nique won hers], two-time Oscar-nominee Lee Daniels [for Precious] has set his sights on TV ...

Freedom Bound: Musical play arrives in Boston

Mad River Theater Works incorporated as a non-profit ensemble in 1978, in western rural Ohio, and primarily focuses on telling the stories of extraordinary people not often heard of. According to Chris Westhoff, managing director of Mad River Theater Works ...

Mark Morris Dance Group performs at Institute of Contemporary Art

Last week, the Mark Morris Dance Group performed five nights in the intimate setting of the Institute of Contemporary Art’s 325-seat theater.

What Blizzard? Here's what's Hot in the City this weekend!

Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city before the Superbowl this Sunday! Superbowl is not the only "bowl" this weekend - check out Burrito Bowl, as well as Breath and Imagination at ArtsEmerson and FaceOff at ImprovBoston.

What's Hot in the City this weekend?

Jadakiss, Shea Rose Chuck D and Grace Kelly - it's all about music this weekend!

Kevin Hart is the best man in The Wedding Ringer

Kevin Hart is a star and The Wedding Ringer is another film that further cements his abilities and talents to make audiences laugh.

Photos chronicle evolution of New West End

With images by photographer Lolita Parker, Jr., The New West Enders & Other Green Monsters documents the rapid-fire changes in Boston’s West End over the past 16 years. Set against a backdrop of Garden events, sports bars and endless construction, ...

MFA book highlights African American artists

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston introduced its spectacular new book, “Common Wealth: Art by African Americans in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.”

Back to Fort Scott

Aren Haas, curator of Photographs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has collaborated with the Gordon Parks Foundation to create an exhibition and catalog that juxtaposes the photographs Parks took during his trip to the Kansas town where he ...

What's Hot in the City this MLK holiday weekend?

Afro-beat drummer and MIT Artist-in-Residence, Lamine Touré performs at the Beehive, and The Museum of Fine Arts celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday.

Boston Children’s Chorus tackles race and ethnicity through music

Comprised of children and teens between the ages of seven and eighteen-years old, the Boston Children’s Chorus contains 500 singers representing over 50 of Boston’s inner-city and suburban neighborhoods and twelve different choirs in five locations: the South End, Allston-Brighton, ...

Taraji P. Henson and Idris Elba match wits in No Good Deed

An attorney and her two young kids find themselves in the clutches of a desperate maniac until the protective mother’s maternal and survival instincts kick into high gear.

Joaquin Phoenix plays pothead private eye in hippie-era whodunit

Inherent Vice, a surreal whodunit far more concerned with recreating the feel of the post-Sixties’ daze of free-flowing drugs than with crafting a compelling crime thriller.