Gates’ genealogical explorations distilled in ‘Finding your roots’

Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr’s research of celebrities genetic roots makes for interesting reading in Finding Your Roots.

What's Hot in the City this weekend?

Phantom Gourmet's Food festival, Hollywood glamour at the MFA and South End Open Studios are just a few options of what's hot in Boston this weekend.

Stand-up comedian Sommore ‘flexes her girl power’

Twenty years in and comedian Sommore is at the top of her game, slaying audiences with her sharp wit, humorous storytelling, and her no-holds-barred take on relationships, sex and money.

Singer Offiong Bassey paves her own path to music career

Singer Offiong Bassey returns to the legendary Scullers Jazz Club on September 24th less than a year after her first sold-out appearance in November 2013.

Circle the City street fair celebrates vitality of communities along Blue Hill Ave.

In its second year, Circle the City will host a street fair on a mile-long stretch of Blue Hill Avenue September 28.

José Mateo Ballet Theatre holds OPEN auditions in Roxbury for Children’s roles in its 27th annual production of The Nutcracker

A great opportunity for aspiring performers ages 6-18 to audition for this year's The Nutcracker.

“What’s Hot” in the City!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Tonight Mitch Fatel takes over the Laugh Boston, An Evening with Jason Mraz and Raining Jane just two options for our hot list.

CNN reporter Don Lemon earns respect for shedding light on race issues

Facing down hostile Ferguson, Mo. police officers was all in a day’s work for CNN reporter Don Lemon.

Nia Holloway’s musical legacy prepares her for role of Nala in the Lion King

Nia Holloway began training in ballet, jazz, and hip-hop at the age of five years old. Now, at age 19, she has a lead role in the Lion King.

Boston Local Food Festival to be held Sunday

The Boston Local Food festival, an event promoting Massachusetts agriculture, will be held on the Rose Kennedy Greenway Sunday.

Here’s a look at what’s hot in Boston this weekend!

NBC's Last Comic Standing Alonzo Bodden, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner at The Huntington Theatre, and The Roots at the Boston Calling Musical Festival and JP Music Festival are just a few of the hot events to attend this weekend ...

Dancer Misty Copeland inspires new generation of ballerinas

Author, trailblazing dancer Misty Copeland has written a children’s book to inspire young girls.

Baltimore artist Shinique Smith debuts Bright Matter exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts

Shinique Smith’s multi-media works draw from the artist’s eclectic interests: hip hop, graffiti, Japanese calligraphy, dance, fashion, the poet Rumi.

Win a pair of tickets to see Comedienne Sommore at The Wilbur in Boston!

Sommore has appeared on various shows including HBO's Def Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo, Comic View, and BET Live from L.A. She has also done guest appearances on television sitcoms The Hughleys and The Parkers, and she has been ...

Football drama When The Game Stands Tall conveys important life lessons

When The Game Stands Tall tells inspirational story of redemption through football.