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  • Tanglewood and Pops for July Fourth

    Moved from Traditional Hatch Shell

    By: BSO - Jun 11th, 2021

    This 2021 Boston Pops July 4th Spectacular will be a televised, live-streamed concert to take place under the direction of Keith Lockhart from the stage of Tanglewood’s Koussevitzky Music Shed, Sunday, July 4, 8-11 p.m., broadcast live on Bloomberg TV and Radio, as well as locally on WHDH-TV Channel 7.

  • Horace D. Ballard Appointed to Harvard Art Museums

    Was a Curator for Williams College Museum of Art

    By: HAM - Jun 10th, 2021

    Horace D. Ballard is the new Theodore E. Stebbins Jr. Associate Curator of American Art at the Harvard Art Museums, effective September 1, 2021. Ballard is currently curator of American art at the Williams College Museum of Art, in Williamstown, Massachusetts, where he was previously assistant curator from 2017 to 2019.

  • Tim Rodgers to Head NY's Museum of Art and Design

    Move from Phoenix Art Museum

    By: MAD - Jun 10th, 2021

    The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) has appointed Timothy R. Rodgers, PhD, to serve as the Museum’s Nanette L. Laitman Director. Rodgers is currently the Sybil Harrington Director and CEO of Phoenix Art Museum and previously served as director of The Wolfsonian-Florida International University in Miami. Prior to the Wolfsonian, Rodgers concurrently served as director of the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Vice President of the Scottsdale Cultural Council. He will assume his new position on September 15, 2021.

  • Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata

    Produced by San Francisco Playhouse

    By: Victor Cordell - Jun 10th, 2021

    Playwright Jeanne Takata’s one-man, biographical drama “Hold These Truths” beautifully captures Gordon Hirabayashi’s courage and sacrifice in challenging President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1942 Executive Order 9066, which consigned Japanese-Americans, including those who were American citizens, to internment camps during World War II.

  • Wilco's Jeff Tweedy at MASS MoCA

    Benefit Concert July 17

    By: MoCA - Jun 09th, 2021

    Wilco's Jeff Tweedy takes the stage, joined by special guest and bandmate, Nels Cline, for a concert benefiting MASS MoCA’s Joe Thompson “Yes” Fund. All proceeds directly support the museum’s mission – instilled by our founding director Joe Thompson — to champion artists and art-making in all forms. 

  • Nikolai Astrup: Visions of Norway

    Summer Show at Clark Art Institute

    By: Clark - Jun 09th, 2021

    Nikolai Astrup is considered one of Norway’s most important artists, yet he is largely unknown outside of his homeland. Nikolai Astrup: Visions of Norway, on view June 19 through September 19, 2021, features more than eighty-five works and celebrates this brilliant painter, printmaker, and horticulturalist. 

  • MFA Celebrates Juneteenth

    Free Admission and Programming on June 19

    By: MFA - Jun 09th, 2021

    Juneteenth dates back to June 19, 1865, when news of the Civil War’s end reached Galveston, Texas—nearly two and a half years after President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. The MFA has hosted a community celebration marking the holiday since 2013.

  • Mezze in Williamstown

    Soup is Chill

    By: MEZZE - Jun 09th, 2021

    Mezze in Williamstown changes with the seasons. Now in a heat spell they are creating chilled beet soup garnished with cucumbers, green olive, gammelgarden yogurt and salmon roe.

  • Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award

    Dormeshia Is This Year's Winner

    By: Pillow - Jun 08th, 2021

    The Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award was created in 2007 by an anonymous donor whose commitment to an ongoing annual gift to Jacob’s Pillow of $50,000 is generous and far-reaching. The Award, presented each year to an artist of exceptional vision and achievement, carries a cash prize of $25,000 which the artist can use in any way they wish. Dormeshia is this year's winner.

  • Oslo on HBO a Riveting Drama

    Secret Israeli and Palestinian Negotiations

    By: Jack Lyons - Jun 07th, 2021

    Savvy heavyweight Hollywood movers and shakers like Steven Spielberg, Marc Platt, Kristie Macosko Krieger, producer Mark Taylor, and director Bartlett Sher lend their considerable talents and heft into a timely remake of the 2017 Tony-winning stage production “Oslo”.  The Oslo movie version of 2021 is also written by J.T. Rogers from his eponymous stage play, along with new inputs as a way of sharpening and updating the dialogue by Rogers and others.  

  • Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival


    By: Tenn - Jun 07th, 2021

    Featuring four Williams plays, the newest from Penny Arcade, Mae West’s shuttered 1926 Broadway smash, a witchy satire from 1616, and more. The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival was founded in 2006 in Provincetown—the birthplace of modern American theater—where Williams worked on many of his major plays during the 1940s.

  • Sections by Julia Rooney

    Real Eyes Gallery in Adams. Mass.

    By: Real Eyes - Jun 07th, 2021

    As a title, Sections riffs off the organizational structure of a newspaper—a structure which is palpably felt in print editions where each section is folded separately and sandwiched into the others. This concept plays out spatially across the gallery, as the walls, floor and ceiling each become uniquely activated by the work installed on them.

  • Bright Colors and Bold Patterns

    An Island City Stage production

    By: Aaron Krause - Jun 07th, 2021

    Southeast Florida's Island City Stage presents a delightfully comic 'Bright Colors and Bold Patterns." The Drew Droege one-man comedy is onstage through June 29. The production will also include a period during which people can virtually watch the show. 'Bright Colors and Bold Patterns' completes Island City Stage's 9th season.

  • American Repertory Theater 2021

    1776 Revival Broadway Bound

    By: ART - Jun 06th, 2021

     “It has been a long time since we were all together in a theater, and we need this now more than ever—artists and audiences alike,” says Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus. “We have spent the last year in deep learning and reflection at the A.R.T., and we are excited to share our 2021/22 programming, which welcomes audiences back in person and reflects our core values, from centering anti-racism to embracing regenerative practice that promotes the health of our planet, our organization, and each other.”

  • Making Connections

    Materiality, French Deconsturtionists to Ha Chong Yuan

    By: Martin Mugar - Jun 06th, 2021

    Almost a year after I wrote my essay in 2013 on Zombie Abstraction I got an email from Mark Stone at that I had received confirmation of my role in coining the term Zombie Formalism from “Art in America” critic Raphael Rubinstein in an article he wrote in that magazine on French postmodernist thinking and French abstraction:"Theory and Matter."

  • Night Visions at Gallery Naga

    Group Exhibition at Boston Gallery

    By: NAGA - Jun 04th, 2021

    The list of artists included in the exhibition are:  Joseph Barbieri, Gerry Bergstein, Peter Brooke, Lana Z Caplan, Nicole Chesney, Alice Denison, Robert Ferrandini, Rick Fox, Lorie Hamermesh, Dinorá Justice, Jaclyn Kain, Masako Kamiya, Martin Kline, Mary Kocol, Keira Kotler, Bryan McFarlane, Todd McKie, Joseph McNamara, George Nick, Richard Raiselis, Louis Risoli, Terry Rose, Henry Schwartz, Peri Schwartz, Peter Scott, Robert Siegelman, Cheryl Ann Thomas, Peter Vanderwarker  

  • Tanglewood Caps Attendance at 9,000

    Half of Normal Capacity for Shed Performances

    By: BSO - Jun 04th, 2021


  • Aaron Tveit Live! In Concert

    Barrington Stage Adds Second Performance

    By: Barrington - Jun 03rd, 2021

    Barrington Stage Company (BSC), announces that a second performance has been scheduled for Aaron Tveit Live! In Concert on Monday, July 19 at 8:00pm. The encore performance has been scheduled to accommodate worldwide audience demand after tickets for BSC’s Gala performance of Aaron Tveit Live! on Sunday, July 18 quickly sold out.

  • Woodie King Jr. Steps Down

    Insights from 50 Years of New Federal Theatre

    By: Susan Hall - Jun 04th, 2021

    Woodie King Jr. is stepping down as Artistic Director of the New Federal Theatre, the company he founded in 1970. His original mission was to give voice to actors and writers of color, black, Hispanic and Asian, and to women. The mission  has been richly fulfilled. The list of artists to whom King gave a first chance includes every important performing artist of color and many women..

  • Tiny Beautiful Things

    George Street Playhouse’s Filmed Play

    By: Edward Rubin - Jun 04th, 2021

    Tiny Beautiful Things, George Street Playhouse’s filmed play, based on Cheryl Strayed’s book, Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar (2012), a collection of Strayed’s columns is beautifully brought to life by actress Laiona Michelle, who as Sugar, plays a down-to-earth, expletive-spouting advice-giving columnist

  • Emergence at North Adams Eclipse Mill Gallery

    Debi Pendell, Diane Sawyer, Sarah Sutro, and Betty Vera

    By: Eclipse - Jun 03rd, 2021

    Emergence is the debut exhibition of North Adams Contemporary—an evolving collaboration of its four professional artist members, who meet regularly for discussion, critique, and the development of opportunities for exhibiting and marketing artwork.

  • Begin the Beguine: A Quartet of One-Acts

    Performance Space New York and Oakland Theater Project

    By: Victor Cordell - Jun 02nd, 2021

    One can only imagine how many treasure troves of artistry lie hidden away around the world in dusty attics and musty cellars.  Nina Collins, daughter of playwright and poet Kathleen Collins, has collected and released a rich reserve of her late mother’s previously unpublished works from the 1970s and 1980s.  Included are four short plays that, while they are uneven, and despite their age, resonate today.

  • Black Beans Project at Boston's Huntington

    Extended through June 13

    By: Huntington - Jun 02nd, 2021

    The Huntington announces the extension of Black Beans Project, a world premiere digital work by Huntington artist-in-residence Melinda Lopez and award-winning performer Joel Perez, directed by Jaime Castañeda, now available for on-demand streaming through June 13, 2021. All tickets are pay-what-you-can.

  • Festival of Classics

    A Livestream Event from South Florida

    By: Aaron Krause - Jun 02nd, 2021

    South Florida groups to present "Festival of Classics." The livestream event is scheduled for 2 p.m. EST on Saturday, June 5. Expect to see selections from Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice, Hamlet, The Taming of the Shrew, The Diary of Anne Frank, and more.

  • Berliner Festspiele: 58th Theatertreffen

    2021 Theatre Festival in Berlin

    By: Angelika Jansen - May 30th, 2021

    Berlin’s cultural life is slowly awakening.  One of the early highlights of this development was the 58th Theatertreffen (theatre festival) of the Berliner Festspiele from May 13 to May 24.

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