Restaurants serve French, Southern cuisine in Leather District

Hidden gems, Savvor Restaurant & Lounge and Les Zygomates Wine Bar & Bistro offer a taste of Southern and French cuisine in Boston’s Leather District.

Wesley Snipes reflects on career, role in The Expendable 3

Action film star Wesley Snipes talks about acting career, martial arts.

The Mayor’s Office of Arts + Culture presents The Funk Summit Dance Party: Cultures of Soul and Soulelujah! on City Hall Plaza with DJs Deano and Ty Jesso

The Funk Summit Dance Party will feature the sounds of the 60s from soul and funk to R&B, with music from the “Godfather of Soul” James Brown and Motown artists.

Taste of the Seaport 2014

Taste of Seaport 2014 is free and open to the public. It's a great opportunity to enjoy musical performances from local artists and sample delicious food from local restaurants.

Director Spike Lee leads MVAAFF discussion at preview of Katt Williams Priceless Afterlife

The 12th Annual Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival is well underway with enthusiastic crowds and full venues. Director Spike Lee will appear on the 9th t0 preview of the HBO Comedy Special, Katt Williams Priceless and Afterlife on Saturday ...

Theater company focuses on women’s roles, on and off stage

Maiden Phoenix, a female-centered theater group, emphasizes the role of women in theater on and off stage

“What’s Hot” in the City

Tonight from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the ICA presents Australian pianist, vocalist, and composer Sarah McKenzie as part of their “Harborwalk Sounds” series. Admission: Free

Former Panther reflects on turbulent times in ‘Nine Lives of a Black Panther: A Story of Survival’

Former Black Panther Party member Wayne Pharr penned an autobiographical account of his years in the radical black movement in ‘Nine Lives of a Black Panther: A Story of Survival’

In The News: Sean Jones

Berklee College of Music has named noted trumpeter Sean Jones chair of the college’s Brass Department.

Boston University Grad student quartet vying for the prize on America’s Got Talent

Sons of Serendip, a classical, neo-soul, R&B fusion quartet made up of Boston University graduate students, is competing in the final round of America’s Got Talent next week.

Actor, director Zach Braff discusses new film, ‘Wish I Was Here’

Zach Braff, who cut his acting teeth in the ‘Scrubs’ series, discusses his directorial career, new film.

Newport Jazz Festival celebrates 60th anniversary

Newport lineup reflects depth of jazz music as festival marks 60th anniversary.

Director Reiner reflects on history of cutting edge film

Robert Reiner discusses new movie, And So it Goes, reflects on career in television, film

Dance troupe lights up festival MetaMovements a perfect fit for Festival Betances

Members of the MetaMovements dance troupe brought their emphasis on audience, community participation to the Festival Betances in the Villa Victoria housing development

Interview: actress Rosie Perez discusses new autobiography, arts activism, acting career

Actress Rosie Perez discusses new autobiography, arts activism, acting career in interview with Kam Williams