Author: Carlos Cabrera-Lomelí, Staff Writer

Mass MoCA awards residencies to artists impacted by Hurricane Maria

Photo Courtesy of Williams College Arts Department.Binnie’s initiative takes advantage of Mass MoCA’s residency program to provide resources for a cohort of Puerto Rican artists. “A period of time between…

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Dark comedy plays with provocative themes

Photo Courtesy of arsnovanyc.com.In Underground Railroad Game, Jennifer Kidwell and Scott Sheppard take a sensational approach to present-day discussions of slavery. Everything is exactly what it seems in Underground Railroad…

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Energy, speed, intimacy score win for ‘The Wolves’

Not for a single scene does The Wolves lessen its speed and lucidity. The second you enter CenterStage at the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, the tempo is high.…

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Berkshire Doula Project hosts abortion/IUD doula training

[contact-form][contact-field label="Name" type="name" required="true" /][contact-field label="Email" type="email" required="true" /][contact-field label="Website" type="url" /][contact-field label="Message" type="textarea" /][/contact-form] This past weekend, students and community members gathered in Griffin for training to become abortion…

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Clifford Owens exposes human potential, vulnerability

  When a member of the audience stood up to ask Clifford Owens what performance art is, Owens crossed his arms, smiled and said smoothly, “It’s total bullshit.” The audience…

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Less is more in cinematic ‘Beatriz at Dinner’

A friend described Beatriz at Dinner as being “like a Get Out through the Latino perspective.” Indeed, there are some similarities between these two films: A person of color entering…

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‘Antigone in Ferguson’ moves, lives beyond the stage

A work of art can be thought of as confined within the space of its exhibition. The reflections gained from a piece or production of art are thus limited to…

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Davis produces quality-made foil against single-mindedness

For some time, I’ve seen a cartoon floating around Twitter of two crowds marching against each other. One group is protesting for equal rights and protection of all under the…

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Expansion illuminates breakthrough perspective of James Turrell

The immense labyrinth of sensory awe that is MASS MoCA grew even bigger at the end of May with the completed renovation of Building 6 – a more than 100,000-square-foot…

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Love America, love its DREAMers: Challenging the impending DACA repeal

When I finally received my green card, the smoothness and softness of the surface was not due to the nature of the material, but  was rather of a very simple…

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