‘Rosewater’ tells the story of Journalist imprisoned in Iran

Imprisoned in solitary confinement for 118 days in Tehran’s Evin Prison, journalist Maziar Bahari’s true story comes to light in the film ‘Rosewater.’

Gugu Mbatha-Raw brings depth to ‘Beyond The Lights’

Honored this past October with the “Emerging Icon” award from Elle Magazine at the celebration for their 21st annual “Women in Hollywood” issue, Gugu Mbatha-Raw is an actress on the rise.

What's Hot in the City this first weekend of November?

It’s all about music and comedy this weekend in Boston. Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city!

Latin jazz giant Eddie Palmieri heading to Rockport

Latin jazz pianist Eddie Palmieri discusses his career as a Latin jazz pioneer in a Banner interview.

Comics Come Home event celebrates 20th anniversary.

Billed as “the longest running comedy benefit in America,” Comics Come Home has been raising money through laughter for The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care for 20 years.

Actor Jeannette Bayardelle returns to ART in Shida

The multi-talented actress, singer and composer Jeannette Bayardelle returns to the American Repertory Theatre in her one-woman show titled Shida.

First-time director Al Hicks pays tribute to jazz legend Clark Terry

A documentary delves into the life and teachings of trumpeter Clark Terry.

The Chew’s Carla Hall shares views on food and cooking

Known for her colorful eyeglass frames, curly hair and love of comfort food, Carla Hall, co-host of ABC’s popular lifestyle series, The Chew will be at Lekker Home this Saturday promoting her latest cookbook, Carla’s Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from ...

Dreamgirl Jennifer Holliday to perform at Steppin’ Out Gala

Jennifer Holliday, one of music’s most talented performers, will sing her Grammy-Award winning song — And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going — at a VIP reception, (for sponsors and VIP ticket holders only), this Saturday at The Dimock ...

Goya exhibit portrays best, worst of human nature

The magnificent exhibition of works by Francesco Goya (1746-1828) at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston through January 19 draws the viewer into the artist’s world — which is not so different from ours.

ArtsEmerson’s ‘King Lear’ an engaging production

ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage presented ‘King Lear’ at the Emerson/Paramount Mainstage in Boston through October 23. Joseph Marcell played the lead role with a touring troupe of another revered company, Shakespeare’s Globe, of London.

‘St. Vincent’ director finds perfect cast for first film

Actor Joseph Marcell keeps his Lear at a high pitch from the start in this engaging if uneven production of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, an exploration of the human capacity for truth, loyalty and love as well as blindness, betrayal, and ...

Family and creativity fuel Marlon Wayans’ success

Marlon Wayans has firmly established his own identity as an actor, writer, producer, director and stand-up comedian.

‘Dear White People’ conveys complexity of contemporary race relations 

Dear White People is a provocative satire on the black experience in a “post-racial” society during the age of Obama.

What's Hot in the City this Weekend?

It’s all about theatre, comedy, and music this weekend in Boston. Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city!