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Italian renaissance books on display at Gardner Museum through January 16

Writing in quill pens crafted from bird’s wings, with inks ground from plants and minerals on parchments made from animal hides, scribes would then illuminate their pictures and lettering by breathing on stencils hand cuts from sheets of precious metal ...

Actors Russell Hornsby, Jovan Adepo star in film version of August Wilson’s ‘Fences’

“Fences” is the story of Troy Maxson, a married sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh, who once dreamed of being a professional baseball player, but was too old when the major leagues began admitting black players. Frustrated by the lack of ...

A R E A gallery pushes boundaries of the white cube

A R E A, Boston’s newest gallery, radiates an intimate, homey warmth and makes arts accessible to all audiences, without the barrier of high ticket prices. The current exhibition features a roster of Cuban artists depicting their idea of American ...

Boston Ballet performs ‘The Nutcracker’ through Saturday, Dec. 31

Through Dec. 31, the Boston Ballet is performing Mikko Nissinen’s renowned rendition of “The Nutcracker.” The famed ballet, originally performed in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in 1892, has been shaped and updated over time to create the magical, humorous childhood fairytale ...

A towering retrospective: Kerry James Marshall at the Met

The career-long aspiration of Marshall is to summon the traditions and techniques of the Old Masters and render the black figure with prominence in the canon of Western painting. His works rewrite both art history and social history.

Ancient Nubian jewelry on display at MFA

The exhibit boast the most comprehensive collection of Nubian jewelry and adornments outside of Khartoum. The items on display illustrate the religion, craftsmanship and social hierarchy of a mysterious, ancient social order.

In the mix

Cool afternoons and a live show can be just the thing you need to set the mood for the weekend. Nothing can compare to relaxing to some live performances and turning up with your squad right after. What’s better than ...

#WhereToBe — 12.15.16-12.22.16

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 ...

The Record Co. fosters a unique music scene

The Record Co. works to build the Boston music scene and support emerging artist in it.

‘The Bounce Back’ a delightful romantic romp

Shemar Moore, Bill Bellamy, Marta Cross, Filly Brown and Nadja Alaya star in "The Bounce Back," opening Dec. 9

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.