A reassessment on the 40th anniversary of A Confederacy of Dunces, a novel that many consider one of the funniest ever written by an American.
What lies beyond COVID-19 for the arts community?
Dance critic, scholar, performer, activist Sally Banes died on 14 June in Philadelphia.
Boston’s most celebrated piece of public art was one of 16 monuments irresponsibly defaced during the recent protests.
The advantage of localism enjoyed by a club down the block disappears in cyberspace.
“Malcolm X and MLK evolved over time and came to converge in surprising ways. Malcolm’s movement for radical black dignity became a global human rights touchstone in a manner that made King’s struggle for radical black citizenship both necessary and more expansive.”
I am Derek Chauvin, and I am George Floyd. Who are you?
The Boston Theater Critics Association should take action in support of #MeToo. But this will probably be the last year I request that Israel Horovitz’s Elliot Norton Prize be withdrawn.
Was this alternate history lesson too much of a downer for viewers weighed down by the burdens of their own unexpected rendezvous with history?
“We’re at the end, or toward the end, of an extended collapse of the institutions that made it possible for many of us to make a living through intellectual or creative activity. We’ll have to find another way.”