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#WhereToBe 11.18.16-11.24.16

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 ...

‘Top Eye Open’ on stage at Hibernian Hall through Nov. 19

The play explores the Fugitive Slave Law through the story of the first man in Boston to be arrested under it.

Invite only: Robert Freeman’s paintings dissect a social world

Freeman’s oil painting depict a lighthearted social activities but with a darker edge to them. The works illuminate the dynamic of exclusion and inclusion between black and white social circles.

‘Father Joseph’ documentary highlights work of Haitian priest Father Joseph Philippe

Jeff Kaufman came to Boston recently to screen his documentary “Father Joseph” at The Boston Foundation in conjunction with The Haiti Development Institute, The Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, and the Raising Haiti initiative on October 7.

Company One brings feminism to the stage with ‘Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.’

The non-narrative show ses vignettes of humans and surrealism to illustrate how women are oppressed daily in work, romantic relationships and family dynamics.

Boston Ballet opens season with ‘Le Corsaire’

The Opera House performance follows the adventures of the pirate captain Conrad, who falls in love with a slave trader’s foster daughter, MEdora, and must fight various obstacles to keep her.

Star One Music Group provides space for Haitian artists

Gregory St. Juste strives to create a support system and haven for African American artists in Boston looking to expand their music careers.

MFA exhibit invites visitors to linger, read and reflect

Saravejo-born artists and architectural historian Azra Aksamija explores Islam and its traditions coexisting in a multicultural society.

In the mix with Stephanie Millions

Many celebrated the festivities of Halloween this past weekend while others celebrated for a different reason. On Sunday, October 30, Events of Bliss (EOB) in collaboration with Haitian Women for Community Empowerment Inc. (HWFCE INC) and Queens Company (Queens Co.) ...

#WhereToBe 11.4.16-11.10.16

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 Scottsboro Boys’ turns violent, true story into dark musical

The musical reappropriates the minstrel style to tell the devastating true story of nine African American teenagers wrongfully accused of rape in 1934. The legal turmoil that followed destroyed not only the lives of the boys but also any felt ...

Artist Steve Locke’s dual exhibit confronts racial, romantic history

Locke relishes the opportunity to bring the dark secrets of human history to light in collaborative exhibitions that confront violence, racism and identity that are both past and status quo.

Artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo closes Greenway season on a positive note

Inspired by the throng of people pouring through the space, Ghadyanloo captured that energy in a piece he says is a visual representation of hope.

Shea Rose reflects on her life and music on her new album, ‘D.T.M.A.’

Rose’s album explores the struggles and the ups and downs of being an artist.

Nate Parker makes his writing and directorial debut with ‘The Birth of a Nation’

“I just wanted to create a hero that added to the narrative of America who didn't look like the usual patriots,” Parker said of inspiration behind the film, which won the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award at the Sundance ...