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Author traces family’s Nazi history in ‘My Grandfather’

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me, is an account of Jennifer Teege’s discovery researching her family’s dark past during the Holocaust.

Dirty Dancing performers recount their ‘big breaks’

With the classic line “Nobody puts Baby in the corner,” the film Dirty Dancing which starred Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey was a huge hit when it was released nationwide in theaters in 1987. Written by Eleanor Bergstein, the timeless ...

Comedian discusses importance of having ‘a voice’

Named as one of “Variety’s Top 10 Comics to Watch” and “One of the 50 Comedians You Should and WILL Know” by Vulture.com, Cristela Alonzo has had a whirlwind year. She is the co-creator and star of the ABC television ...

R&B singer Alex touts ‘community empowerment through the arts’

Born into a musical family, the middle of five boys and three girls in Manchester, Ga., a small town outside of Atlanta, Alexander Harris began singing gospel in his father’s church at the age of seven. The aspiring singer led ...

Book of Negroes brings historical novel to TV screen

Aunjanue Ellis stars as Aminata Diallo in The Book of Negroes, the hit, TV-miniseries based on Lawrence Hill’s award-winning best seller of the same name. Here, she and the picture’s director, Clement Virgo, share their thoughts about the adaptation of ...

Boston duo Wondertwins discuss their career

Known for performing various forms of dance from hip hop, mime, popping, robotics and creative dance all over the world, identical twins Billy and Bobby McClain have been entertaining audiences since they were children.

‘20 Feet From Stardom’ puts a spotlight on Darlene Love

Since the release of the documentary 20 Feet From Stardom in 2013, which also won the 2014 Oscar for Best Documentary Feature, Darlene Love’s life and her music have finally hit center stage.

What's Hot in the City this April 10th Weekend?

It’s weekend of art, ballet, comedy, and music. Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city!

Beverley rocks!

A dynamo in true form, Beverly Bond, has blazed trails in the music, entertainment and social entrepreneurship industries. Her body of work, across sectors, has made her one of the most celebrated DJs and social innovators of our time.

‘Remember us’

Directed by Simon Curtis, Woman In Gold is the remarkable true story of Jewish immigrant Maria Altmann, starring Helen Mirren, as a young woman who was forced to flee her home with her husband Fritz, during World War II under ...

Crime writer becomes embroiled in real-life murder mystery in neo-noir Man From Reno

Man from Reno, a cleverly-scripted neo-noir directed by Dave Boyle (White on Rice), is laced with more twists than a Chubby Checker concert, this inscrutable adventure proves a pure delight to unravel from beginning to end.

April Ryan, political lion

April D. Ryan, a veteran journalist who has been a White House correspondent for the past 18 years, talks about her new memoir, “The Presidency in Black and White.”

Behind the camera

Crazy, Stupid, Love, Last Trip, The Guilt Trip, Tangled, Cars 1 and 2 are just several of the films you’ve probably seen in the last few years all written by the engaging Dan Fogelman. The screenwriter now adds director to ...

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 ...