Malaysian singer, songwriter Yuna performs at RISE music series

Born in Malaysia’s capital of Kuala Lumpur, Yuna was exposed not only to Malay music but also to American pop, rock, blues, and jazz. Her musical idols also included No Doubt, Nirvana, Lauryn Hill, Aaliyah and Janet Jackson.

Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva returns as Bernardo in ‘West Side Story’

For actor and dancer Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva, who was born in the town of Manatí on the northern coast of Puerto Rico, the role of Bernardo in the musical “West Side Story” really resonates for a couple of reasons.

‘Mr. Joy’ a life-changing experience for actress Tangela Large

“Mr. Joy,” the one-woman play written by playwright and ArtsEmerson Artist-in-Residence Daniel Beaty and starring Tangela Large brings nine different characters to life.

DIY Network’s Chris Grundy co-hosts new Travel Channel series ‘50/50’

Television personality, tool expert and avid do-it-yourselfer Chris Grundy, who hosted the first-ever interactive home-building television series “Giveaway Blog Cabin” for the DIY Network from 2012 through 2015, has been tapped to co-host the new travel series “50/50” with world ...

Che ‘Rhymefest’ Smith searches for father and self in the documentary ‘In My Father’s House’

Celebrated rapper, songwriter, MC and activist Che “Rhymefest” Smith returns to the spotlight with a heartwarming and sometimes raw documentary “In My Father’s House,” which details his reunion with his estranged father Brian, an alcoholic living on the streets.

Win a pair of tickets to this year's Steppin Out

Win a pair of tickets to this year's Dimock Community Health Center's popular Steppin Out on November 7th. These tickets are for general admission and include the headliner show with Chaka Chan.

Davis Guggenheim’s documentary ‘He Named Me Malala’ offers hope, inspiration

Oscar-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (“An Inconvenient Truth”) hits the screen again with the heartwarming and inspirational documentary “He Named Me Malala,” about Malala Yousafzai, the teenager who won last year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Through the film Malala and her family ...

JeCaryous Johnson's Production - Things Your Man Won't Do

What Your Man Won't Do - one night only at the Wang Theatre, October 22nd.

Vietnam memorial artist to construct new project

Maya Lin, an award-winning architect and artist, is developing what she describes as her “last memorial.” Its goal: to reveal and reverse losses of species and habitats due to climate change.

Meetin’ with Seaton

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Eric Dean Seaton was studying television and movies with the dream of one day becoming a director while most of his friends were running the streets. After graduating from Ohio State University, he moved ...

Los Angeles trio KING open RISE concert series at Gardner Museum

It’s a homecoming of sorts for musical group KING who perform on Thursday at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s new music series RISE. KING is comprised of twin sisters Paris and Amber Strother and vocalist Anita Bias. Paris, who is ...

What's Hot in the City this first weekend of fall?

Shea Rose and Simone Scazzocchio at Gardner Museum Thursday night.

‘A Little Night Music’

Time and its passing is a theme that ripples through the 1973 musical A Little Night Music, from its opening songs to the sublime anthem to regret, Send in the Clowns. An elegant farce deepened by grace notes of wisdom, ...

Comedian Anjelah Johnson’s rise in the stand-up world

Anjelah Johnson never intended to be a comedian. She wanted to be an actress, “but the comedy doors were the ones that were opening and the acting doors weren’t really moving too much,” she says.

What's Hot in the City September 17th

Music, dance and comedy take center stage in the city. Here’s a look at what’s hot!