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We are all subject to racial categorizations and generalizations. Nicole Buchanan’s show “The Skin I’m in,” uses subtlety and comparison to show just how limited these identifications are.

The Year of the Monkey

For Boston, 2016 is the year of Ai Weiwei. The renowned Chinese artist started his takeover of the city with several pieces in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s Megacities Asia exhibit. But more impactful than the untouchable sculptures in ...

A story for all ages

Esther M. Antoine spoke to the Banner about her path to musical theater and her role in “Matilda the Musical,” a production based on a book from popular children’s writer Roald Dahl.

#WhereToBe: 6.10.16-6.16.16

Each Friday, Epicenter features a special “where to be” post on their blog to make sure every day of the week has some sort of cultural event to check out. We hope that you all can come out into the ...

In the mix

LiteWork Events hosted the Must Love Beards Day Party on June 4, 2016 at Monroe Patio & Restaurant in Cambridge.

We shall overcome

Allen Chamberland is one of 67 artists working with ArtLifting, an organization that helps homeless and disabled creators sell their work online. He and three other disabled or homeless artists had their work in a Memorial Day display at the ...

Fettuccine Alfredo with asparagus

Since its creation more than 100 years ago, Fettuccine Alfredo has gotten richer and creamier. Preparing it tableside at fancy restaurants has become something of a production. At really swank places, it’s tossed with golden forks and spoons. With only ...

5 questions: Darlene Love

Legendary singer Darlene Love will perform for Gospel night with the Boston Pops. She spoke with the Banner about her career in music.

La Alma de la Communidad

In partnership with the Hyde Square Task Force, Double Edge Theatre transformed a square in Jamaica Plain into a bustling Latin American marketplace with a production of A Latin American Spectacle. Community was both the message of and the process ...

The idea of the north

The landscape paintings of Canadian artist Lawren Harris have captivated many, including comedian, actor, author and art collector Steven Martin. Martin guest curated “The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris,” a riveting exhibition on view through June 12 ...

Ignorance is bliss — and other lies

Ignorance is a powerful weapon in an age where Donald Trump is a political frontrunner and internet comment sections are more crowded than Disney World. Lebanese artist Walid Raad confronts misguided conceptions of Arab nations in his exhibit at the ...

Worth the wait! Spring vegetable an easy addition to finicky risotto

Making a pot of risotto requires practically all of your attention, but the effort and time are worth it. In addition to keeping the broth at a bare simmer, the rice needs almost nonstop stirring. At the beginning, all there ...

Anthony Weiner film plays at Kendall

Josh Kriegman, who served as Anthony Weiner’s chief of staff for two years when he was in Congress, knew that the former U.S. Representative would be a great subject for a documentary.

One-on-one with News One Now’s Roland Martin

In a career that includes print, radio, television, and digital, Roland S. Martin has continually pushed the envelope for excellence in journalism by asking the tough questions and pushing for answers, doing the research, and challenging those who simply throw ...

At Death’s Door

“In the Body of the World” incorporates Eve Ensler’s feminist beliefs, but it is mostly a story about cancer, a story about death. In a cruelly ironic twist, Ensler was diagnosed with uterine cancer after years of discussing female reproduction ...