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.

What's Hot in the City this weekend

Esther Rojas, Grupo Mania, Kel Do Nascimento and Toni Lynn Washington are just a few options for an entertaining Labor Day weekend.

Museum of Fine Arts Boston Presents Free Community Day Sept. 7th

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Presents a Free Community Day on September 7. Leading the month-long festivities is “MFA First Fridays” which offer cocktails, music and conversation on Friday, September 5th.

Damon Wayans Jr. Interview: Let’s Be Cops

Actor Damon Wayans Jr. discusses latest film, budding acting career.

Malcolm-Jamal Warner Reprises Sidney Poitier Role in the Huntington Theatre’s Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Malcolm-Jamal Warner talks to the Banner about his acting career and his starring role in the stage reprisal of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.

Competition tight as T&T Social Club wins top band in Boston Caribbean Carnival

Tens of thousands turned out for the Boston Caribbean Carnival.

Theatre Companies Unite for the 2nd Greater Boston Theatre Expo

The Boston Theatre Expo invites the public to attend the free event held from 5:30pm to 8:30pm on September 9th to meet representatives and artists from the region’s fringe, small, mid-sized, and large theatre companies, to get information about upcoming ...

Hollywood typecasting limits Latinas to sexualized roles

Latina actresses in Hollywood are more likely than any other ethnic group to be given roles where they’re required to appear nude, and less likely than white actors to have speaking roles. Their marginalization in Hollywood is part of a ...