Mendy’s goal was to bring the simple, but powerful taste of Africa to the cold Northeast. The restaurant decor is that of a moody, trendy nightspot, with a subtle nod to Senegal.
Sultan’s poignant black-and-white portraits of men of color reveal the complex individuals underneath the stereotype.
Shemar Moore, Bill Bellamy, Marta Cross, Filly Brown and Nadja Alaya star in "The Bounce Back," opening Dec. 9
The vibrant, extensive exhibit looks at the creation and style of shoes from both design and historical perspectives. Many of the pieces reflect the use of clothing and footwear to restrict and control women; others reveal artistry often neglected in ...
Napoleon Jones-Henderson returns to Roxbury Community College with the exhibit “Showin Up and Showin Out: The Past, Present, and Future,” on view at the Resnikoff Gallery through November 30. Jones-Henderson is well-known for his sculptural installations of painted ceramic tiles. ...
Renowned contemporary artist Kara Walker is known for elegant, provocative murals that employ hand-cut stencils to render the persistent legacy of slavery. She casts her silhouetted figures in violent or sexual scenes that evoke unfinished business in the arenas of ...
In Bad Habit Productions’ “How Soft the Lining,” a small but powerful cast explores the relationship between Mary Todd Lincoln and Elizabeth Keckley, her dressmaker. In performance through November 20 at Calderwood Pavilion, Boston Center for the Arts, the show ...
The play explores the Fugitive Slave Law through the story of the first man in Boston to be arrested under it.
Freeman’s oil painting depict a lighthearted social activities but with a darker edge to them. The works illuminate the dynamic of exclusion and inclusion between black and white social circles.
Jeff Kaufman came to Boston recently to screen his documentary “Father Joseph” at The Boston Foundation in conjunction with The Haiti Development Institute, The Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, and the Raising Haiti initiative on October 7.
The non-narrative show ses vignettes of humans and surrealism to illustrate how women are oppressed daily in work, romantic relationships and family dynamics.
The Opera House performance follows the adventures of the pirate captain Conrad, who falls in love with a slave trader’s foster daughter, MEdora, and must fight various obstacles to keep her.
Saravejo-born artists and architectural historian Azra Aksamija explores Islam and its traditions coexisting in a multicultural society.
Locke relishes the opportunity to bring the dark secrets of human history to light in collaborative exhibitions that confront violence, racism and identity that are both past and status quo.
The Actor’s Shakespeare Project focuses on Hamlet and his family in a striking, modern twist on the classic tragedy.