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Overflowing Joy

Now in its ninth year, the annual Christmas concert of the New England Conservatory Millennium Gospel Choir at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston has become a cherished holiday tradition for both the audience and the choir. Friday night, at ...

A grand granola gift

Looking for a quick gift from the kitchen? Homemade granola packaged in a half-pint milk bottle is just the ticket. The recipe is super easy to make, and it’s deliciously flavored with maple syrup and dried cranberries.

Oscar-winning director Roger Ross Williams talks about his new documentary ‘Blackface’

In 2010, Roger Ross Williams became the only African-American to win an Academy Award for directing and producing the documentary “Music by Prudence.” Three years later, he directed “God Loves Uganda” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to enormous ...

Women share secrets to success in arts, business

Attracting nearly 10,000 women, The Massachusetts Conference for Women was held on Thursday, December 10 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The one-day event, which has grown in size and scope, since it was first held in 2005, featured ...

Coogler’s Creed

Filmmaker Ryan Coogler hails from the East Bay Area of Northern California. In 2011, his student film, “Fig,” which followed a young street prostitute’s fight to keep her daughter safe, won the Director’s Guild of America's Student Filmmaker Award, as ...

‘Youth’ defies definition

Youth is a surreal mix of heartfelt introspection and escapist fantasy reminiscent of Federico Fellini.

2016 Chevrolet Malibu

Aesthetically, the midsize 2016 Chevrolet Malibu sedan is a veritable work of art both inside and out. In fact, according to Chevrolet the number five reason for the purchase of a 2016 Malibu is its sexy exterior styling, which is ...

Dashon Burton, Jeanine De Bique break down barriers to classical music

In 2014, Dashon Burton performed for the first time with Boston Baroque in Handel’s Messiah. He returns for a second year on Friday and Saturday as a guest soloist with the nationally-renowned orchestra. Under the direction of Martin Pearlman, the ...

‘Praise His Name’

The Kuumba Singers of Harvard College held its 45th Annual Allen S. Counter Christmas Concert, entitled “Praise His Name” at Harvard University’s Memorial Church.

Hollywood turns back the clock on Hub

Boston is yet again on the silver screen with the films Black Mass and Spotlight the latest in a string of Hollywood hits depicting life in Boston. Yet black, Latino and Asian Bostonians may see little semblance between the city ...

Nick Cannon tackles urban violence in ‘Chi-Raq’

Nick Cannon is truly a renaissance man. The multi-talented actor, producer, television host, rapper, businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist has accomplished and done more in his 35 years than most people do in a lifetime.

Theater couple Kira Cowan, Jared Troilo take center stage in Fiddlehead’s ‘The Little Mermaid’

Shrewsbury High School was the setting where Kira Cowan and Jared Troilo first met and musical theater was where they became partners both on-and-off the stage. The couple, who recently celebrated their first wedding anniversary, collaborate for the first time ...

Nick Offerman brings Ignatius J. Reilly to life in ‘ A Confederacy of Dunces’

Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher, whose script incorporates plenty of dialogue from the novel, and directed by David Esbjornson, the production focuses on the characters and atmosphere conjured by Toole’s novel, set in the author’s hometown, New Orleans. The production evokes ...

Comics Come Home raises money for cancer care

Celebrating its 21st year, the annual comedy fundraiser Comics Come Home raised $1.3 million for The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care, which was launched in 1995 by Cam Neely after the passing of his parents, Marlene and Michael Neely ...

ART 100 BOSTON makes art accessible to all

An artist and arts administrator for more than 30 years both in the United States and in Greece, Pares Mallis is the founder, organizer and curator of ART 100 BOSTON — a platform featuring original and contemporary artwork from local ...