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Jasmine Carmichael stars in Kirsten Greenidge’s play ‘Milk Like Sugar’

In just three years, actress Jasmine Carmichael has gone from ensemble player in the Kwame Kwei-Armah-directed play “Dance of The Holy Ghosts” at Center Stage in Baltimore to lead actress in playwright Kirsten Greenidge’s “Milk Like Sugar” at the Calderwood ...

‘Sighted eyes/Feeling heart’

Tracy Heather Strain was inspired by the life and work of Lorraine Hansberry to produce a documentary on the black playwright, best known for her work, “A Raisin in the Sun.”

Fredi Walker-Browne celebrates the 20th anniversary of ‘Rent’

Fredi Walker-Browne originated the role of ‘JoAnne Jefferson’ in Jonathan Larson’s 1996 Tony Award-winning musical “Rent.” Twenty years later, Rent’s anniversary is celebrated with Fiddlehead Theatre Company’s production of the iconic musical and a free seminar called “Storytelling for Actors” ...

Company One Theatre Announces The BosTEEN Artist Series

Company One Theatre (C1) is excited to announce the launch of their revamped BosTEEN Artist Series. This six month series will introduce youth to theatrical career possibilities and foster a new generation of young theatre makers.

SNL alum Ana Gasteyer in concert at Sanders Theatre

This Saturday former Saturday Night Live cast member Ana Gasteyer performs in concert at Sanders Theatre as part of the Celebrity Series of Boston. Her upcoming performance is described as “evoking the swagger of an era when a lady ruled ...

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

If you've been watching the news, you probably know that the 2016 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit just ended on January 24. NAIAS occurs in January of every year and is widely regarded as one of the ...

Gabrielle McClinton stars in the national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical ‘Pippin’

One of Gabrielle McClinton’s biggest dreams — appearing on Broadway — materialized in 2013 when McClinton starred as the Leading Player in the Tony® Award-winning musical revival “Pippin” under the direction of Tony® Award-winning director Diane Paulus. “Pippin,” which originally ...

‘Violet’ on stage at Boston Center for the Arts

A gem of a show is on stage at the Boston Center for the Arts through February 6: The SpeakEasy Stage Company production of the musical “Violet.”Composed by Jeanine Tesori with lyrics and book by Brian Crawley, “Violet” is inspired ...

Playwright Kirsten Greenidge returns to Huntington Theatre with ‘Milk Like Sugar’

In Kirsten Greenidge’s Obie Award-winning play ‘Milk Like Sugar,’ which is set to premiere on January 29 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, she once again touches upon the intersection of race and class through ...

Otis gives notice!

Ginger Adams Otis is a staff writer with the New York Daily News and a longtime reporter in New York City. For more than 10 years, she followed the landmark civil rights discrimination lawsuit brought by a group of black ...

Blogger Mia Wenjen discusses ‘Multicultural Children’s Book Day’

Mia Wenjen blogs at PragmaticMom.com on parenting, education and children’s books. A dorm room entrepreneur with her creative staffing company, Aquent, ranking #12 on the Inc. 500 list when she was 26 years old, Mia has always championed social justice. ...

Michael Moore mounts faux invasion in mockumentary

With Where to Invade Next, Michael Moore sets his sights on the subject of American imperialism. You may remember that the Bush Doctrine, as espoused by President George W. Bush in 2002, asserted the United States' right to wage preemptive ...

Gugu gushes about working with Will Smith in ‘Concussion’

Gugu Mbatha Raw talks about her latest role playing Will Smith's wife in Concussion, a drama about the National Football League's attempt to discredit Dr. Omalu, the pathologist whose research uncovered the link between hits to the head and the ...

2016 Kia Sedona SXL

Kia, best known for its best-selling Optima has attempted to spruce up the minivan segment of the automotive market with the Kia Sedona, a minivan that doesn’t feel like one.

Shirine Babb stars in Pulitzer Prize-winning play ‘Disgraced’

No stranger to playing meaty roles or tackling the Bard, Shirine Babb is set to star as Jory in the 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning play Disgraced, opening on Friday at the Avenue of the Arts/BU Theatre.

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