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The life and work of William Shakespeare will get a contemporary treatment at the Codman Square Branch of the Boston Public Library on Thursday, April 20, in an event titled “Shakespeare to Hip Hop.”

Regie O’Hare Gibson, a 49 year-... Read more

Noted jazz trumpet player Jason Palmer will bring his quartet to Peabody Hall at the Parish of All Saints on Ashmont Street for a performance on Thursday, April 20 at 7p.m. He’ll be joined by Max Light on guitar, Jared Henderson on bass and Lee Fish... Read more

The UMass Boston Performing Arts Department welcomes to the public to a series of faculty concerts, kicking off on Friday, March 24 with an exploration of world virtuoso guitar music with long-time music teacher Peter Janson and Aaron Larget-Caplan, a... Read more

Modern Irish cinema will tackle weighty social conundrums while also prompting a few more belly laughs than usual at this month’s Irish Film Festival in Somerville, the annual movie-lovers’ celebration of a changing Ireland.

The four-day event,... Read more

On Sat., Feb. 25, dancers of the Roxbury Center for the Performing Arts will take the stage at the Strand Theatre to showcase Sankofa, a performance with a focus on Black History.

Andrea Herbert Major, the founder and director of the... Read more

Savin Hill’s Catherine O’Neill, a Dorchester native who has become a well-regarded playwright over the last several years, turns to one of the less-heralded founders of the American recovery movement for her next play, which opens in Boston’s South End... Read more

Three performers from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater brought inspiration to the Henderson Upper School in Dorchester last Friday, introducing fifth grade children to a world of modern dance artistry rooted in the African-American experience.... Read more

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