Community building: Student-made mural celebrates art and diversity

“I Am, We Are” is a physical reminder of the impact communities have on students. It also allows young people in underprivileged areas to represent their neighborhoods and cultures in a positive way.

Birthday bash

With LiteWork, Farrah Belizaire creates social events tailored to young professionals in Boston’s African American community.

Do the hustle

This is the third annual Donna Summer Roller Disco, put on by the City of Boston and Together Boston to celebrate the life of the famous diva. Locals and visitors flock to City Hall Plaza every year to dance the ...

‘The Woven Arc’ on exhibit at Cooper Gallery through July 16

“The Woven Arc” features 36 contemporary and traditional works in a fascinating exhibition.

Roxbury International Film Festival Celebrates global voices

RIFF will screen approximately 54 films, shorts and documentaries from across the globe in a wide array of genres. The current slate of films reflect and explore a broad range of topics from racism and diversity, to bullying, family dramas ...

Now you see Sanaa!

Sanaa Lathan is a Tony Award-nominated actress (for A Raisin in the Sun) who delivers a striking presence and undeniable energy to each project she takes on. Here, she talks about her latest outing as Natalie Austin in Now You ...

Actor Teyonah Parris stars in TV One’s ‘The Miki Howard Story’

The actress tackles the title role of Miki Howard in TV One’s first ever bio-pic “Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story” airing this Sunday and starred in Spike Lee’s film “Chi-Raq” last October. She spoke to the Banner ...

The Year of the Monkey

For Boston, 2016 is the year of Ai Weiwei. The renowned Chinese artist started his takeover of the city with several pieces in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston’s Megacities Asia exhibit. But more impactful than the untouchable sculptures in ...

A story for all ages

Esther M. Antoine spoke to the Banner about her path to musical theater and her role in “Matilda the Musical,” a production based on a book from popular children’s writer Roald Dahl.

#WhereToBe: 6.10.16-6.16.16

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 ...

In the mix

LiteWork Events hosted the Must Love Beards Day Party on June 4, 2016 at Monroe Patio & Restaurant in Cambridge.

We shall overcome

Allen Chamberland is one of 67 artists working with ArtLifting, an organization that helps homeless and disabled creators sell their work online. He and three other disabled or homeless artists had their work in a Memorial Day display at the ...

5 questions: Darlene Love

Legendary singer Darlene Love will perform for Gospel night with the Boston Pops. She spoke with the Banner about her career in music.

La Alma de la Communidad

In partnership with the Hyde Square Task Force, Double Edge Theatre transformed a square in Jamaica Plain into a bustling Latin American marketplace with a production of A Latin American Spectacle. Community was both the message of and the process ...

The idea of the north

The landscape paintings of Canadian artist Lawren Harris have captivated many, including comedian, actor, author and art collector Steven Martin. Martin guest curated “The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris,” a riveting exhibition on view through June 12 ...