Golden delicious! Crisp pears are perfect for fruity, fall crumble

We wish there was a better way of knowing when a pear is ripe. What we remember most about making Pear Crumble was the angst of sniffing, pressing and just plain guessing about the fruit’s ripeness. That was before we ...

Works of Doris Salcedo on view at Harvard Art Museums

In the wake of our own bruising election, it seems worth noting that the word “political” means power in a public sphere. In her works, Salcedo counters the annihilating force of political violence, which often mutes its victims, by making ...

Forest Whitaker stars in ‘Arrival’

Here, Whitaker talks about his latest outing as Colonel Weber opposite Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner in “Arrival,” an alien invasion adventure directed by Denis Villeneuve. He was in London on his way to South Africa after wrapping up his ...

In the mix

What’s better than catching up with your friends on a dance floor in a night club you all can agree on? Last Friday, Fabolous, a well-known Hip Hop artist, hosted Hip Hop and Latin night at Cure Lounge in downtown ...

#WhereToBe 11.18.16-11.24.16

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 ...

‘Top Eye Open’ on stage at Hibernian Hall through Nov. 19

The play explores the Fugitive Slave Law through the story of the first man in Boston to be arrested under it.

Epicenter Community's #MCM: Jourdan Christopher

Read Epicenter Community's interview with local documentary and street photographer, Jourdan Christopher.

Invite only: Robert Freeman’s paintings dissect a social world

Freeman’s oil painting depict a lighthearted social activities but with a darker edge to them. The works illuminate the dynamic of exclusion and inclusion between black and white social circles.

The upside to fall flavor: Crisp, carmelized cake great for autumn’s apples

Few fruits are as iconic to American culture as the apple, a fairly ironic fact when you consider that only the super-tart crab apple is native to our shores. Nonetheless, we continue to be inspired by the fruity transplants, and ...

‘Father Joseph’ documentary highlights work of Haitian priest Father Joseph Philippe

Jeff Kaufman came to Boston recently to screen his documentary “Father Joseph” at The Boston Foundation in conjunction with The Haiti Development Institute, The Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, and the Raising Haiti initiative on October 7.

Company One brings feminism to the stage with ‘Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.’

The non-narrative show ses vignettes of humans and surrealism to illustrate how women are oppressed daily in work, romantic relationships and family dynamics.

Boston Ballet opens season with ‘Le Corsaire’

The Opera House performance follows the adventures of the pirate captain Conrad, who falls in love with a slave trader’s foster daughter, MEdora, and must fight various obstacles to keep her.

Star One Music Group provides space for Haitian artists

Gregory St. Juste strives to create a support system and haven for African American artists in Boston looking to expand their music careers.

MFA exhibit invites visitors to linger, read and reflect

Saravejo-born artists and architectural historian Azra Aksamija explores Islam and its traditions coexisting in a multicultural society.

In the mix with Stephanie Millions

Many celebrated the festivities of Halloween this past weekend while others celebrated for a different reason. On Sunday, October 30, Events of Bliss (EOB) in collaboration with Haitian Women for Community Empowerment Inc. (HWFCE INC) and Queens Company (Queens Co.) ...