Acclaimed Chicano poet, novelist, children’s book author, and journalist Luis J. Rodriguez tells the story of his childhood as a gang member in the national bestseller Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. This vivid memoir explores gang life and cautions against the death and destruction that haunts its participants. A New York […]Find out more »
Step Afrika! triumphantly returns to Boston with The Migration, a multimedia powerhouse production that chronicles and celebrates the paths of the brave men and women who left the American South searching for better opportunities. Inspired by painter Jacob Lawrence’s groundbreaking series about “The Great Migration,” the company transforms the work into a textured, interdisciplinary movement […]Find out more »
The first public staged reading of How Will We Live Tomorrow? will be held at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave, on Thursday May 3rd at 7:30 p.m. A middle-aged white man bicycles to the 48 contiguous states, and asks everyone he meets, ‘How Will We Live Tomorrow?’ Along the way, he encounters generous people […]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.