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December 11, 2020 | Events, Race and Equity,

How to Name a Problem

ArtsEmerson has curated several long arc relationships with artists throughout our time, furthering conversations of art-making’s intersections with social and political issues. Poet, playwright, and author Claudia Rankine is one...

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October 28, 2020 | Events, Film,

Your Guide to the Boston Asian American Film Festival’s Shorts Programing!

The Boston Asian American Film Festival continues at ArtsEmerson through NOV 01 with a series of incredible short films, each divided into five broad categories: Alternative Realities, Queer and Here,...

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October 20, 2020 | Events, Film,

Celebrating The 12th Boston Asian American Film Festival

We’re thrilled to be partnering with The Boston Asian American Film Festival to present this entirely virtual cinematic experience! From documentaries about Wuhan to spelling bee champions, feature films to...

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September 10, 2020 | Events, Notes From Leadership,

Announcing David Dower’s Departure

Creating an institution is not unlike creating a work of art. In this case, the art form is theater. But like every act of creativity, it starts from a vision...

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September 9, 2020 | Events, Film, Together Apart,

Artists Conversation with Step Afrika and ArtsEmerson

We had the honor of talking with Founder and Executive Director of Step Afrika! C. Brian Williams on the future of art making in the digital age, the relationship between...

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September 8, 2020 | Events, Film, Race and Equity, Together Apart,

The History of the Stono Rebellion

It is a known fact that our history books contains massive gaps, focusing their narrative so narrowly that even if the book is full of words, there are pieces of...

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August 18, 2020 | Events, Together Apart,

WATCH: A Conversation with Igor Golyak and Wang Chong

Arlekin Players artistic director Igor Golyak and Théâtre du Rêve Expérimental’s artistic director Wang Chong joined us to discuss State vs. Natasha Banina and the state of online theatre. “I...

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June 12, 2020 | Events, Race and Equity,

Town Hall #4: What Comes After the Public Commitments?

On June 17 at 12 pm EDT, ArtsEmerson hosted a Town Hall with Executive Director David C. Howse and Artistic Director David Dower for a conversation centered around the most...

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