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Poet, artist speaks at Museum of Fine Arts

Page through any of the five poetry books by Terrance Hayes and it seems that when he puts a poem together, anything is possible.

Comedian Deon Cole offers a different perspective

For comedian Deon Cole, success is all about having your own perspective or “putting your own spin on everything that you do.”

Will Poulter discusses his role in ‘The Revenant’

On Christmas Day, the movie-going public will see Will Poulter co-staring in the biggest film of his career to-date, The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. Poulter plays Jim Bridger, the real-life frontiersman, trapper, scout, and guide who explored ...

Overflowing Joy

Now in its ninth year, the annual Christmas concert of the New England Conservatory Millennium Gospel Choir at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston has become a cherished holiday tradition for both the audience and the choir. Friday night, at ...

Oscar-winning director Roger Ross Williams talks about his new documentary ‘Blackface’

In 2010, Roger Ross Williams became the only African-American to win an Academy Award for directing and producing the documentary “Music by Prudence.” Three years later, he directed “God Loves Uganda” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to enormous ...

Women share secrets to success in arts, business

Attracting nearly 10,000 women, The Massachusetts Conference for Women was held on Thursday, December 10 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The one-day event, which has grown in size and scope, since it was first held in 2005, featured ...

Coogler’s Creed

Filmmaker Ryan Coogler hails from the East Bay Area of Northern California. In 2011, his student film, “Fig,” which followed a young street prostitute’s fight to keep her daughter safe, won the Director’s Guild of America's Student Filmmaker Award, as ...

Dashon Burton, Jeanine De Bique break down barriers to classical music

In 2014, Dashon Burton performed for the first time with Boston Baroque in Handel’s Messiah. He returns for a second year on Friday and Saturday as a guest soloist with the nationally-renowned orchestra. Under the direction of Martin Pearlman, the ...

Hollywood turns back the clock on Hub

Boston is yet again on the silver screen with the films Black Mass and Spotlight the latest in a string of Hollywood hits depicting life in Boston. Yet black, Latino and Asian Bostonians may see little semblance between the city ...

Nick Cannon tackles urban violence in ‘Chi-Raq’

Nick Cannon is truly a renaissance man. The multi-talented actor, producer, television host, rapper, businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist has accomplished and done more in his 35 years than most people do in a lifetime.

Theater couple Kira Cowan, Jared Troilo take center stage in Fiddlehead’s ‘The Little Mermaid’

Shrewsbury High School was the setting where Kira Cowan and Jared Troilo first met and musical theater was where they became partners both on-and-off the stage. The couple, who recently celebrated their first wedding anniversary, collaborate for the first time ...

ART 100 BOSTON makes art accessible to all

An artist and arts administrator for more than 30 years both in the United States and in Greece, Pares Mallis is the founder, organizer and curator of ART 100 BOSTON — a platform featuring original and contemporary artwork from local ...

Oscar-winning actress proves her versatility

Academy Award-winner Jennifer Connelly continues to prove her versatility as an actress with each new project she undertakes. Here, she talks about her latest outing in “Shelter,” a picture directed by her husband, Paul Bettany. In the film, she plays ...

ArtsEmerson hosted acclaimed author Walter Mosley in its Public Dialogue Series

From October 30 to November 8, ArtsEmerson in conjunction with Future Boston Alliance presented The Obsessive Residency with acclaimed novelist, playwright, screenwriter, and artist Walter Mosley, as part of its second Public Dialogue Series titled “Naming Ourselves: Provocative Conversations on ...

Isango Ensemble’s touts the collective as key to company’s success

The critically-acclaimed South African company, which made its U.S. debut in 2014 with Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute, wraps up its run of its two reimagined classics — “uCarmen” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” — this weekend at the Emerson/Cutler ...