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Actress Liz Mikel discusses role in Eve Ensler’s O.P.C.

Liz Mikel, who is currently performing in the play O.P.C. at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, spoke to the Banner recently about her latest character, Sister Ro.

Rich offerings at expanded Harvard Art Museums

A new building now houses Harvard University’s Fogg, Busch-Reisinger and Arthur M. Sackler Museums under one roof in a complex that opened Nov. 16 after eight years of construction and renovation.

Bethany Van Delft finds success on her own terms

A founding member and producer of New England’s first and only women of color comedy showcase, Colorstruck: Women of Color in Comedy, Bethany Van Delft recently came back to stand-up after taking some time off to have and raise her ...

What's Hot in the City this weekend?

It’s all about comedy, dance and music this weekend in Boston. Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city!

Tavis Smiley on repositioning Dr. King as a revolutionary

Tavis Smiley is the host and managing editor of Tavis Smiley on PBS, and The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International. He is also the author of 16 best-selling books. Here, he talks about his latest opus, “Death of ...

Artist-curator showcases emerging artists at Piano Craft Gallery ‘Art 100’

Pares Mallis, an artist, arts administrator, and a curator with 30 years of experience in the art world, has already made an impact in the local arts community. She is the curator and the force behind the exhibition, ART 100 ...

Lisa Fischer’s musical inspirations

Long known in the music industry and by audiences around the world for her powerhouse vocals, Lisa Fischer is also known as one of the stars in Morgan Neville’s documentary, 20 Feet from Stardom, which reveals the voices and singers ...

Comedian George Lopez keeps audiences laughing

Whether it’s on the comedy stage, on television, in concerts or on film, comedian George Lopez has been making audiences laugh for over 25 years.

Cicely Tyson discusses her long road to ‘Bountiful’

Cicely Tyson saw the play Trip to Bountiful in 1985, then asked her agent that she appear in it. Last year she won a Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award, and the Outer Critics Circle Award for her Broadway performance ...

Singer Aloe Blacc reflects on Marvin Gaye and his music

Inspired by artists Al Green, Sam Cooke, and Bill Withers, singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc is one of a handful of artists paying tribute to Marvin Gaye and his album, Vulnerable, a passion project for Gaye in which he recorded the songs, ...

The A.R.T. /MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training presents THE LIGHT PRINCESS

The A.R.T. Institute, in association with the Loeb Drama Center, brings back the enchanting musical, The Light Princess, by Lila Rose Kaplan with music by Mike Pettry, directed by Allegra Libonati, with choreography by Jeff and Rick Kuperman.

Cicely Tyson’s ‘Bountiful’ performance a delight

As delicate and strong as the actor in its lead role, Cicely Tyson, the wondrous Broadway production of Horton Foote’s classic American play, “Trip to Bountiful” is on stage through December 7 at the Emerson/Cutler Majestic Theatre in Boston.

Carlos Mencia has a new perspective on comedy and life

Comic Carlos Mencia brings his his “C 4 Urself Tour” to Boston.

Area 4, Bogie’s Place serve up simple, delicious food

From Area 4 in Kendall Square to Bogie’s Place in Downtown Boston, Boston and Cambridge’s bursting culinary scene offers a vast array of options for every palate taste.

Conceptual artist Jonas riveting in Reanimation

Reanimation, a performance and film by renowned conceptual artist Joan Jonas, is an hour-long work of music, movement and video that conjures an actual phenomenon: an endangered Arctic, where loss of snow and ice from global warming threatens ancient habitats.

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