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Artwork by Chris Daze Ellis on display at Childs Gallery

Chris Daze Ellis’ first artworks were painted on the walls of NYC subway stations in the mid-’70s, during his time at the High School of Art & Design. Thirty years later, he’s transitioned to the canvas, but his show “The ...

Eddie Palmieri to headline El Jolgorio Navideño

This Saturday, Latin jazz legend Eddie Palmieri will headline El Jolgorio Navideño, the largest Latino holiday gathering in New England. Born in Spanish Harlem and raised in the Bronx, Palmieri founded his own band, La Perfecta, in 1961 and has ...

Cookie class: Maple pecan confection a guaranteed hit at bake sale or swap

These addictive cookies are certain to be the hit of any bake sale or cookie swap. Hearty oats and shredded coconut provide a chewy texture while toasted pecans add crunch. Tightly covered, these cookies will keep one week, although they ...

Famed Boston boyband New Edition makes a 30-year comeback

The revolutionary, Boston-based, ‘80s boy band, New Edition, is coming back in a big way. “The New Edition Story,” a three part miniseries on the origins of the band, premieres January 24th on BET Networks. All six members of the ...

Political commentator Eboni K. Williams discusses the 2016 presidential election

Eboni K. Williams is a popular political and legal commentator shares her thoughts about the election of Donald Trump.

#WhereToBe — 12.2.16-12.8.16

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 ...

BENT Friday ‘All Black Affair’

The holidays are the best time to reunite with your family and friends and celebrate life. Sometimes life gets so busy you forget about the moments that make it all worth it. It’s really about the times you spend together ...

Peabody Essex Museum presents closet staples as artwork

The vibrant, extensive exhibit looks at the creation and style of shoes from both design and historical perspectives. Many of the pieces reflect the use of clothing and footwear to restrict and control women; others reveal artistry often neglected in ...

Taking your tonic: MGH celebrates 15 years of therapeutic art

On November 17, the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center celebrated the 15th anniversary of their Illuminations program. The program organizes a rotating art installation in the center as well as an artist-in-residence program that bring live art making to patients. ...

‘Showin up and showin out’: Napoleon Jones-Henderson exhibit calls for compassion

Napoleon Jones-Henderson returns to Roxbury Community College with the exhibit “Showin Up and Showin Out: The Past, Present, and Future,” on view at the Resnikoff Gallery through November 30. Jones-Henderson is well-known for his sculptural installations of painted ceramic tiles. ...

Unfinished business: Kara Walker’s artwork deals with arenas of race, gender and identity

Renowned contemporary artist Kara Walker is known for elegant, provocative murals that employ hand-cut stencils to render the persistent legacy of slavery. She casts her silhouetted figures in violent or sexual scenes that evoke unfinished business in the arenas of ...

Play examines relationship of Mary Todd Lincoln, dressmaker

In Bad Habit Productions’ “How Soft the Lining,” a small but powerful cast explores the relationship between Mary Todd Lincoln and Elizabeth Keckley, her dressmaker. In performance through November 20 at Calderwood Pavilion, Boston Center for the Arts, the show ...

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 ...

#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 ...

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