A monthly storytelling/reading show in Jamaica Plain. This month's theme: I Forgot - stories about forgetting and the aftermath. Featured storytellers and an open mic where audience members can tell their own 5 minute story, written or from the page.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 Mass Poetry Festival, now in it's 10th year, returns to downtown Salem May 4th through 6th. As always, the festival is priced for the poet's pocketbook at only $30 a ticket and features panels like "Fathers, Present and Absent: Encounters, Enigmas, and Elegies" and "What Big Words You Have: Using Fairytales in Your Poetry." Their […]Find out more »
Luljeta Lleshanaku will appear in conversation with her translator, Ani Gjika, as part of the Transnational Literature Series. For more information, please contact series curator Shuchi Saraswat at email@example.com. Luljeta Lleshanaku was born in Elbasan, Albania. She grew up under house arrest during Enver Hoxha’s Stalinist regime. Lleshanaku has worked as a lecturer, literary magazine editor, […]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.