In this stunning world premiere at ArtsEmerson, The White Card unfolds a meticulously crafted story, raising uncomfortable questions about what — and who — are on display. Exploring contemporary headlines and cultural touchstones, CLAUDIA RANKINE's The White Card refuses to remain “just a play,” safely entrenched on the stage. Like her 2014 New York Times bestselling […]Find out more »
In this intimate, rigorous ten-week workshop, we will look closely at the work of other writers and at our own work, and at our processes as writers. Open to writers of all levels, the class fosters a sense of curiosity about the process of writing itself and encourages both experimentation and revision, play and seriousness. While […]Find out more »
The Arts Fuse is initiating a series of monthly discussions (the final Mondays in February, March, and April) on the threatened state of theater and arts criticism, particularly in our mainstream media: The Boston Globe and NPR stations WGBH and WBUR. Admittance is free -- but donations (of any size) to The Arts Fuse, an […]Find out more »
In this talk DAVID RIVARD discuss how poets engage playfully and boldly with beauty and form as counterforces to existential anxieties, and how play both leads to a finished poem and remains alive in it, still ongoing. I will discuss others' poems as examples of this aliveness and then share a "behind the scenes" look at […]Find out more »
Take a little time on a wintry evening to relax, reflect, and create! Local writer ELIZABETH MORONEY will guide you through writing exercises that help you put your past in words. You’ll leave with strategies and ideas to keep your writing going. Free! All levels welcome. Suitable for adults and high school students. No signups […]Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.