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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 ...

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 ...

‘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.

Scullers audience welcomes Rachelle Ferrell back to stage

In an hour-and-twenty minute set at Scullers, jazz singer Rachelle Farrell displayed the chops and vocal range that have made her a favorite among jazz fans the world over.

Denzel Washington plays ‘Equalizer’ with signature quiet intensity

Denzel Washington plays a retired black ops soldier who goes back to work to settle a score with the Russian mob in The Equalizer.

Gates’ genealogical explorations distilled in ‘Finding your roots’

Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr’s research of celebrities genetic roots makes for interesting reading in Finding Your Roots.

Football drama When The Game Stands Tall conveys important life lessons

When The Game Stands Tall tells inspirational story of redemption through football.

Newport Jazz Festival celebrates 60th anniversary

Newport lineup reflects depth of jazz music as festival marks 60th anniversary.

Impressive lineup of US, international bands featured at 2014 Montreal jazz festival

An abundance of talent and a richness of music from burgeoning artists prevailed at the Montreal International Jazz Festival.

Singer Meshell Ndegeocello draws from eclectic influences

In Cambridge for a gig, singer/basist Meshell Ndegeocello discusses the varied influences on her soul-infused music

Well fed at Grass Fed ...

Described as a "burger joint with strong values," the Jamaica Plain burger joint Grass Fed offers delicious burgers, a variety of fries (from truffle-Parmesan to beet fries), onion rings, hot dogs, and sandwiches.

Chef John Verlinden cooks up a treat with new Cuban cookbook

John Verlinden or "Chef Johnny" as he’s known from his days as the proprietor of Boston’s first Cuban-American restaurant, Mucho Gusto Café & Collectibles, has recently written the cookbook, "To Cook is to Love." As he states right up front, ...

African American viewers missing in U.S. art scene

If you go to Kara Walker’s new exhibit, "A Subtlety," at the Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, a lot will overwhelm you. You’ll likely wait outside in a line that snakes down Kent Street, across from rowhouses that were once ...

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