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Tamyra Gray talks about music and her role in the musical ‘If/Then’

Gray spoke to the Banner about her role as elementary school teacher Kate in If/Then, being on American Idol and how discovering Prince helped her grow up.

Malik Yoba stars in TV One’s ‘Bad Dad Rehab’

Yoba spoke with the Banner about “Bad Dad Rehab,” his entrepreneurial spirit, and the lifestyle company and innovation studio he co-founded called iconic 32.

City of diversity: Changes coming to beloved Children’s Museum exhibit

Children of all ages and nationalities walk through “the street” that contains culturally authentic shops and stations representing African American heritage at Boston Children's Museum’s Boston Black exhibit. The museum hopes to expanded the display over the next 18 months ...

Feel The beat

At BPL Central’s Courtyard Concerts, businessmen in power suits sit next to toddlers, and teenagers put away their cell phones to come together and celebrate the music and culture that makes Boston sing.

Navigating rough waters

Fiddlehead performed with power, precision and showmanship, taking a show marked by its time and making it watchable, even enjoyable.

Megacities

In Megacities Asia, supersized sculptures and wall-mounted installations suit the show’s theme: how artists living in some of the world’s biggest cities are responding to the ruptures and changes brought about as towering buildings replace human-scale communities and green space.

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.