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

Celebration of music, dance and community at the heart of Roxbury Rocks Music Festival

Roxbury Community College is hosting a Roxbury Rocks Music Festival

Get On Up Movie Promo

Enter to win a pair of passes to the special screening of Get On Up on TUESDAY, JULY 29, 7:00PM. In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award®-nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42's Chadwick Boseman as James Brown ...

Impressive lineup of US, international bands featured at 2014 Montreal jazz festival

An abundance of talent and a richness of music from burgeoning artists prevailed at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.

Alto sax player Justin Robinson interviewed on his new album, Alana’s Fantasy

Justin Robinson discusses his new album, “Alana’s Fantasy.”

Brian “Astro” Bradley interview: Rapper lands lead role in ET remake

Brooklyn-based rapper/actor Brian “Astro” Bradley discusses acting career.

Disco diva Donna Summer immortalized in Burke High School mural

Muralists pay tribute to Dorchester native and disco superstar Donna Summer at the Jeremiah E. Burke High School

Berklee alum Angie Swan finds success in Hollywood

Guitarist and Berklee alum Angie Swan is making a career performing on shows like Glee and The Late Show with David Letterman, as well as with Cirque du Soleil