Markees Christmas shines in ‘Morris from America’

Los Angeles native Markees Christmas, making his film debut, gets to live out his dream as a rapper (albeit in a small way) in Hartigan’s feel-good coming-of-age tale “Morris From America.” In a breakout performance, Christmas stars as 13-year-old Morris ...

What Freedom Looks Like

“Vision and Justice: The Art of Citizenship,” on exhibit at the University Teaching Gallery at Harvard Art Museums through January 8, 2017, explores the relationship among art, justice and African American culture in the United States from the 19th through ...

Blood & beauty

The exhibit, featuring more than 150 pieces from a variety of locations, cultures and time periods, raises questions about a warrior’s drive to make weapons beautiful and our our own glorification of violence.

Walk in our shoes

Guided by rangers from the National Park Service Boston African American National Historic Site (BOAF), the tour winds through Beacon Hill, stopping at spots of historical significance in the fight for racial equality.

#WhereToBe 8.26.16-9.1.16

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 ...

Play on: Dudley Jazz Festival debuts this week

Organized by Fred Woodward, lead performer of The Fred Woodard Collective, the festival is free and open to all and promises an evening of skillful jazz from local musicians.

5 Questions: George Clinton

George Clinton revolutionized R&B during the ’70s, twisting soul music into funk by adding influences from several late-’60s acid heroes.

Hope, love & faith

“Della Robbia: Sculpting with Color in Renaissance Florence” is the first major U.S. offering dedicated to the story of the Florentine family’s glazed terracotta sculptures and includes major loans from Italy never before shown here.

Relax with Boston Calling Block Parties

Every Thursday, hundreds of people filter through Dewey Square Park for live music, lawn games and local craft beer. Colleagues meet after work to shake off the day with a game of corn hole and a drink. Friends lounge in ...

Prestige Day Party: Celebrating LiteWork Events’ Four-Year Anniversary

Summer afternoons and rooftop parties are definitely a must this summer. But getting together with your friends and celebrating your accomplishments is absolutely necessary. LiteWork Events hosted Prestige Day Party on July 31 at the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge.

#WhereToBe 8.12.16-8.18.16

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 Boston Black MBA Association’s Power of Self Workshop

Many young urban professionals find it difficult to climb the corporate ladder while staying true to themselves. They may feel they have to wear a set of masks in order to navigate through their personal and professional lives. “The Power ...

‘Transparent’ takes the stage

In between performances of her eclectic show at Club Passim last Wednesday evening, Faith Soloway chats with friends in the Cambridge alleyway where the arts venue lives. They discuss the energy of the performers and the supportive audience who came ...

Through the eyes of culture

Through September 30, Grand Circle Gallery in South Boston is showing “Through the Eyes of Culture — Masks from Around the World,” an in-depth exhibit feature masks, headdresses, and traditions from five continents. Divided by location (Americas, Asia and Oceania, ...

‘Don’t Think Twice’ goes behind-the-scenes in the world of improv

Set in New York City, Don’t Think Twice is a warm, funny, engaging and insightful look into the lives of six improv performers — Jack (Keegan-Michael Key of “Key & Peele”), Sam (Gillian Jacobs from HBO’s “Girls”), Allison (Kate Micucci ...