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Sorry to Bother You–but you need to see this movie.

So I FINALLY got to see Sorry to Bother You. I tried a while ago and it was sold out the night I went, but I wish I’d made it so I could go again. This is a brilliant film

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A Doll’s House and Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s “The Solitude of Self”

The very engaging production of A Doll’s House at Boston’s Huntington Theater got me thinking about Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s essay “The Solitude of Self.” Stanton was the primary organizer of the Seneca Falls convention on the rights of women in

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The Scottsboro Boys at SpeakEasy

New Year’s Eve included The Scottsboro Boys by SpeakEasy Stage at Boston Center for the Arts. Scottsboro was written by John Kander and Fred Ebb, the same team who created Cabaret and Chicago. This was a terrific production, funny at

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Sean Collier Memorial at MIT: Measured, Meaningful, Memorable

Source: Sean Collier Memorial at MIT: Measured, Meaningful, Memorable  

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ArtsEmerson: Public Dialogues

WED, NOV 4 @ 7PM Paramount TheatreInterrogating Whiteness (Part 1)Moderated by Future Boston AllianceFeaturing Walter Mosley, American novelist and recipient of the PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement AwardAfter the death of Trayvon Martin, Walter Mosley wrote in Newsweek, “If we can see

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Mr. Leaves by James Tate

One of the best things about the 10/31 Lamplighter show at Club Passim in Harvard Square last night was Peter Mulvey’s reading of “Mr. Leaves” a poem by James Tate. What a great thing to bring a poem, especially one

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This was terrific! So glad I got to see it. A skewering of racial stereotypes in the Huntington’s ‘Colored Museum’ – Theater & art – The Boston Globe

A skewering of racial stereotypes in the Huntington’s ‘Colored Museum’ – Theater & art – The Boston Globe.

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