Known as a barrier-breaking abolitionist, freed slave, and a relentless fighter for human rights Frederick Douglass was a man in love with the camera, and emerged from the 19th century as the most photographed American of the time.
The history of Festival Betances is rooted in triumph against gentrification and displacement and has become a weekend event where multiple Latin nationalities come together and pay homage to the Puerto Rican activist, doctor, and intellectual, Ramón Emeterio Betances
Guitarist Michael Gregory Jackson greets all of his audience members like old friends. He embraces a longtime fan and signs a record for him — one of his first albums. For such a talented musician, he’s humble, and even casual.
The Infiltrator is a riveting, cat-and-mouse thriller directed by Brad Furman and stars Bryan Cranston in a role custom-made for the gifted thespian.
The Boston Public Library just got a major makeover, and like the female lead in a ’90s romantic comedy, it’s now one of the cool kids. The previously closed off façade now opens up to the street, and features a ...
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 ...
The Roxbury Independent Film Festival showcases works by of filmmakers of color and has become the largest festival in New England dedicated to this genre.
Safiyyah and Sarauniya Johnson are passionate about poetry, writing, music, and social change.
Last week, quiet Cambridge came alive on a Thursday night for an underground evening of hip-hop beats and alternative artwork. Audiovisual: An Art and Hip-Hop Night, a free event, featured music by local DJ Rilla Force and visual artwork by ...
Gray spoke to the Banner about her role as elementary school teacher Kate in If/Then, being on American Idol and how discovering Prince helped her grow up.
Yoba spoke with the Banner about “Bad Dad Rehab,” his entrepreneurial spirit, and the lifestyle company and innovation studio he co-founded called iconic 32.
Children of all ages and nationalities walk through “the street” that contains culturally authentic shops and stations representing African American heritage at Boston Children's Museum’s Boston Black exhibit. The museum hopes to expanded the display over the next 18 months ...
At BPL Central’s Courtyard Concerts, businessmen in power suits sit next to toddlers, and teenagers put away their cell phones to come together and celebrate the music and culture that makes Boston sing.
Fiddlehead performed with power, precision and showmanship, taking a show marked by its time and making it watchable, even enjoyable.
In Megacities Asia, supersized sculptures and wall-mounted installations suit the show’s theme: how artists living in some of the world’s biggest cities are responding to the ruptures and changes brought about as towering buildings replace human-scale communities and green space.