Why did rock and roll become white? Music critic Jack Hamilton’s extraordinary new book provides a challenging answer.
Dance Commentary: Misty Copeland, Ballet, and Race
Tomorrow, Misty Copeland will be American Ballet Theatre’s first African-American ballerina to perform the lead role in Swan Lake in New York City.
Author Interview: Historian Jason Sokol on Race and Massachusetts — From the Red Sox to Springfield
“I think a lot of people around town are fairly aware of the Red Sox’s checkered history in terms of race.”
Judicial Review # 9: Pushing Hot Buttons — David Mamet’s “Race” @ New Rep
What is a Judicial Review? It is a fresh approach to creating a conversational, critical space about the arts and culture. This is our ninth session, a discussion about the New Repertory Theatre’s production of David Mamet’s play “Race”, which revolves around the frenzy and fury generated by three attorneys who are asked to defend a wealthy man accused of raping an African-American woman.
Dance Review: Race and Dance
Dance icon Bill T. Jones confounds expectations about race and the power of stereotypes in two new dance pieces. “Reading, Mercy and the Artificial Nigger” and “Mercy 10×8 On a Circle” by Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company By Debra Cash Bill T. Jones would no doubt take umbrage at being compared to the white […]