Jamestown is a vividly timely reminder that anyone who calls themselves an “American” is actually descended from immigrants.
“Tokenism also plays into this issue. Some companies are hiring one dancer of color and they think they’ve done diversity.”
Not everybody loves the documentary Last Days in Vietnam. Director Rory Kennedy responds to some of the criticism.
In the first episode, Henry Louis Gates Jr. takes viewers back to Africa to talk, not as has been done before, with Africans whose forebears were lost to slavery but with descendants of Africans who grew rich on slave trade.
Mr. Selfridge drives me nuts because the storyline, the rise of a mercantile empire, calls for edgy Darwinian conflict rather than paternal benevolence sprinkled with layers of powered soap opera.
By Caldwell Titcomb Oct 4: Celebrated mezzo-soprano Frederika von Stade gives her farewell Boston performance to inaugurate the Celebrity Series’ new season. Also sharing the spotlight will be the famed soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. Symphony Hall, 3:00 p.m.