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September 26, 2022 | News, Theatre, Events, General,

What Inspired Drumfolk?

Drumfolk opens on October 5 at the Cutler Majestic Theatre, but what inspired this production? Read on to learn more! Drumfolk is inspired by the Stono Rebellion of 1739, an event...

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September 22, 2022 | Events, Race and Equity, General, News, Theatre,

Welcome to the 2022 – 2023 Season

ArtsEmerson’s upcoming season includes NINE diverse productions and it is guaranteed that there is something for everyone on our schedule. Listed below are our upcoming shows accompanied by a short...

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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 | Notes From Leadership, Events,

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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