Haitian dancer/choreographer Jean Appolon gives back through dance

Jean Appolon is a renowned choreographer and master teacher based in Boston and Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He has performed with the North Star Ballet Company in Fairbanks, Alaska, the Black Door Company in Miami, and the Atlantic City Ballet Company.

Hidden faces of courage production comes to Cambridge Y

On With Living and Learning (OWLL) is premiering their remixed and re-imagined production of Hidden Faces of Courage. OWLL is a local organization that seeks to “bring together female ex-offenders, artists, human service professionals and the public to inspire public ...

Being a father key to success for veteran comic Sinbad

Sinbad first achieved notoriety in 1983 as a finalist on the television comedy competition Star Search hosted by Ed McMahon. Even though he didn’t win, it was only a matter of time before he would reappear on the national stage. ...

Dancer to give farewell hometown engagement

When the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs from March 26-29 at Citi Wang Theatre, its 45th visit with the Celebrity Series of Boston, Kirven Douthit-Boyd’s performances will mark his farewell hometown engagement with the company. He will perform in ...

The Colored Museum at The Huntington Theatre Company is satire served up with wit, insight

Delirious and at moments, devastating, the Huntington Theatre Company’s revival of “The Colored Museum,” by two-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe, would be worth seeing for the verve and finesse of the cast alone. But the production, on stage ...

What's Hot in the City this March 14th Weekend?

Tonight, (Thursday) master storytellers, Culture Clash perform their riveting show Muse & Morros at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Emerson/Paramount Center at 7 p.m. Tickets: $25 and $49; www.artsemerson.org.

Book probes shifting depictions of black masculinity in Hollywood

Roland Leander Williams, Jr. who teaches English at Temple University, has written Black Male Frames: African-Americans in a Century of Hollywood Cinema, 1903-2003, which shows how black male movie characters have basically been either submissive or subversive to suit the ...

Clarence Page: The ‘Culture Worrier’ interview

Clarence Page is a nationally-syndicated columnist and member of the Chicago Tribune editorial board. Besides those duties, the Pulitzer Prize-winner makes frequent TV appearances, including on The McLaughlin Group as a regular member of the show’s panel of political pundits.

Art opens a dialogue

Norberto Marrero Pírez and wife Janette Brossard, who is an artist and printmaker in her own right, recently visited the Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt) as part of the 2015 Master Print Series Program.

Craig Robinson: Back with the boys, back in the tub, and back in time again

Craig Robinson is arguably best known for his role as acerbic Dunder-Mifflin employee Darryl Philbin on NBC’s Emmy-winning The Office. Regardless of what role you know him from, he is definitely a world away from his original career intentions.

Noir Fashion Week

The two-day launch of Noir Fashion week will be hosted in Cambridge at the Multicultural Arts Center, featuring the best in alternative high fashion. This year’s emcees are Miss Brazil Massachusetts USA 2014, Lisa Batista Viriato and, Yosaris Rodriguez, actress ...

Billy Porter, Capathia Jenkins discuss The Colored Museum

Written by playwright and two-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe in 1986, The Colored Museum redefines what it means to be black in contemporary America through 11 humorous and often times biting satirical “exhibits.” The comedy skewers long-held stereotypes ...

What's Hot in the City this February 27th Weekend?

Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city this weekend of February 27th!

Celebrity Series, Madison Park bring shows to Hibernian Hall

It’s time to shrug off that blizzard-induced lethargy and start celebrating the return of Neighborhood Arts, a collaboration between the Celebrity Series of Boston and Madison Park Development Corporation. Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. from Feb. 28 through March 14, the ...

How Kosher is ‘Kosher Soul’?

‘Kosher Soul’ finds humor in fact of interracial Jewish couple.