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Lost in translation

The story centers on Knox, who is a deaf, gay, recovering addict with newly found interest in spirituality.

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We are all subject to racial categorizations and generalizations. Nicole Buchanan’s show “The Skin I’m in,” uses subtlety and comparison to show just how limited these identifications are.

The idea of the north

The landscape paintings of Canadian artist Lawren Harris have captivated many, including comedian, actor, author and art collector Steven Martin. Martin guest curated “The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris,” a riveting exhibition on view through June 12 ...

Ignorance is bliss — and other lies

Ignorance is a powerful weapon in an age where Donald Trump is a political frontrunner and internet comment sections are more crowded than Disney World. Lebanese artist Walid Raad confronts misguided conceptions of Arab nations in his exhibit at the ...

‘Oklahoma!’ on stage in Providence through June 5

Like a wind sweeping down a plain, an exuberant production of the great Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” surges through the main stage of Trinity Reportory Company in Providence through June 5, lifting both the cast and audience aloft in ...

Past, present and future

“Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia,” a compelling exhibition on display at the Harvard Art Museums exhibition through September 18, presents works of timeless immediacy by original inhabitants of Australia and their contemporary descendants.

Art of Jazz

In the sensational, jam-packed show, “Art of Jazz: Form/Performance/Notes,” the captivating forms of the instruments themselves are celebrated in an installation by pianist Jason Moran. Many of the visual works stir the same feelings as the music: The excitement of ...

Poetry in motion

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago came to town last weekend, back for the first time since 2009, to perform three shows at Citi Shubert Theatre.

Cube & Cole back in ‘Barber Shop’

Ice Cube and Deon Cole speak about returning to film star in the latest Barber Shop film” ‘The Next Cut’.

Documentary revisits 1948 flood that wiped out Oregon City

The Wake of Vanport is a very moving documentary featuring archival photographs of the Memorial Day disaster in which a flood wiped out the Oregon city, as well as the wistful remembrances of a number of survivors

‘Bootycandy’ bursts onto Boston Stage

Robert O’Hara’s Bootycandy, playing at SpeakEasy stage until April 9, strikes a rare harmony between cultural criticism and entertainment. The New England premiere of this groundbreaking production reveals the playwright’s experience growing up black and gay in a series of ...

Poet’s Theatre production honors Nobel Prize-winning performer

Italian man of theater Dario Fo celebrated his 90th birthday on March 24, and in Boston as well as in major cities throughout the world, fans held theater festivals and academic symposia in his honor. Boston’s celebration of Fo’s birthday ...

GMC Yukon Denali XL

The first thing one notices about the GMC Yukon Denali XL is its size. Not only can you fit anything you need into the Denali, you can also pack plenty of people. It’s practically a party bus.

Lisa Dwan performs trilogy of plays by Beckett

At the Emerson/Paramount Mainstage in Boston last week, ArtsEmerson presented “Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby,” a trilogy of three short plays by Samuel Beckett. This celebrated production envelops the audience into the same darkness that engulfs each play’s character, a lone woman performed ...

Alvin Ailey performs at Wang Theatre

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater came to Boston last week, performing an array of traditional and new works in five shows at Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre.