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Oct 172016
 
Dance Preview: "Black Ballerina" -- Sparking Conversations about Dance and Race

“Tokenism also plays into this issue. Some companies are hiring one dancer of color and they think they’ve done diversity.”

Oct 242013
 
Short Fuse News: "The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross" -- A PBS Series Not to be Missed

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.

Sep 302009
 
Coming Attractions in Classical Music: October 2009

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.