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The highlights: ICA exhibit showcases collection

Exhibits highlight both new acquisitions and prized pieces from the collection, creating a bold, contemplative presentation of what the art world has deemed important in the last decade.

‘A philosopher with a trumpet’

Introducing the event on Saturday night was Wynton Marsalis, managing and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center and director of Jazz Studies at the Juilliard School in New York. In 1997 his oratorio “Blood on the Fields,” about a ...

Joshua Marston discusses new identity, reinvention in new film ‘Complete Unknown’

The film examines the concept of identity and reinvention through the life of one woman who takes on a new name, career and life every few years.

Pinky promise

Public Trust examines what it means to make promises in contemporary society. The traveling installation features a 16-foot-high board that features daily promises from media sources and individuals.

#WhereToBe 9.9.16-9.15.16

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 with Stephanie Million

Sometimes all you need is some inspiration on reviving your wardrobe and getting ready for the upcoming season. That’s when a fashion seminar on styling and managing your closet can be the most beneficial. On a late August Wednesday evening, ...

‘When The Bough Breaks’

Morris chestnut and Regina Hall star as John and Laura Taylor, who, after many years of desperately trying for a baby, decide to go the surrogate route. But they soon learn that the woman they hire is not what she ...

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.