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Newcomer Sasha Lane captivates in coming-of-age film ‘American Honey’

Lane, who relishes in letting life take its course and in being free to think and feel, was able to channel that into her character, Star, who is also on her own path of figuring out her life and who ...

BAMS Fest carves out cultural spot for community

The Boston art and music scene has a reputation for being whitewashed. The debuting Boston Arts & Music Soul Festival aims to change that in a big way.

Postmodern Jukebox remakes music history

On their current tour, Postmodern Jukebox is celebrating soul, hip-hop and jazz in a whole new way, translating songs into the music styles of different eras.

The photos of Carrie Mae Weems are on display at the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery through Jan. 7

Often with humor, and almost always with beauty and style, Weems investigates and asserts power to those excluded from it on the home front, in the art world and in society at large.

‘The Plough and the Stars’ on stage at American Repertory Theater

Written by Seán O’Casey (1880-1964), a socialist and the first prominent Irish playwright to write about Dublin’s working-class people, “The Plough and the Stars” alternates between scenes of humor and anguish in its neighborhood-scale portrayal of the Easter Rising of ...

Sam Durant’s 'The Meeting House' reveals truths about race and slavery

Boston has enjoyed a long and formative role in American history, typically portrayed as a bastion of abolitionism and liberal thought. Among its time-worn tropes: Slavery was something that happened in the South, while we had William Lloyd Garrison, Robert ...

Historian and scholar Deborah Lipstadt discusses film ‘Denial’

Opening this Friday in theaters nationwide, “Denial” is a film based on true events in the life of author, historian and scholar Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish and Holocaust Studies at Emory University in Atlanta.

‘Here All Night’ delivers an uplifting, musical night of Samuel Beckett

Samuel Beckett’s work comes to life in a whole new way in “Here All Night,” as the St. Lazare Players reinterprets his work, with an emphasis on music.

The Arlington International Film Festival

The Arlington Film Festival's dates and showtimes.

#WhereToBe 10.7.16-10.13.16

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 Millions

One of the most intensely discussed workplace topics these days is that men and women bring vastly different leadership styles to the table.

Amel Larrieux opens second season of the RISE Music Series

The RISE music series kicks off its second season with a sold out show featuring Grammy-nominated singer Amel Larrieux on Thursday, October 13 at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s Calderwood Hall.

At the MFA Boston - The exhibit that never sleeps

Several thousand people attended a free Museum of Fine Arts all-night party featuring a number of new exhibits, a live DJ, games and activities. The event struck a balance between fun and intellect and welcomed people in to what is ...

Soul of Jamaica, heart of Boston

Mighty Mystic is known for its compelling mix of reggae and rock sounds and its non-traditional emphasis on showmanship in concert.

Fenway mural beautifies sports dominated space

Artists for Humanity installed a large-scale mural created by local teens to an oft-forgotten street. The project is intended to bring an added level of depth to the neighborhood and show a side that isn’t about baseball.