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Pianist Yekwon Sunwoo, the 2017 winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, has upcoming performances in Rockport and Newport this summer.
The Roxbury park, built in 1885, had been a cultural cornerstone for black activism and artistry in Boston. The news Boston Arts Music & Soul Fest brings black artistry back...
Chris Monks, managing editor at McSweeney's, won the Next Great Show Contest, which sought after "a creative, funny, and engaging show to make listeners laugh."
Edwin Sumpter's story touches nerves about race and the legacy of public spaces around Boston. It shows us how collective memory is passed down through generations, about our perceptions of...
Folk singer and indie rocker Haley Heynderickx is riding a wave of positive reception to her debut album, "I Need to Start a Garden."
"I’m more than just an emcee, I’m more than just whatever box people want to put me in," says the Boston-based artist.
With ABBA announcing a hologram tour for 2019 and the late Roy Orbison having already toured the U.K. as a hologram, we take a look at the new trend in...
Forget Symphony Hall. The best classical music in the summer happens in barns, churches, under tents and on the lawn.
To commemorate the birth of this musical legend, the Pops are presenting a complete concert version of his first musical featuring a cast of Broadway pros conducted by Keith Lockhart.
Now in its fifth year (but ninth iteration), the festival is hitting a stride in its new home at the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston.
The indie darling rock band Belly has its first album out in 23 years. The group shot up in the charts in 1993 and was in heavy rotation on radio...
When we eventually look back on 2018, the year won't be closely associated with Jack White, The Killers or Eminem, writes critic Amelia Mason. And yet, they sit atop this...
Over the next month, our panel of judges will deliberate, and you’ll get a chance to weigh in as well.
His latest EP trilogy tackles tough subjects like racism, religion and, of course, relationships.
Rob Stull, who has enjoyed a decades-long career as an illustrator and graphic designer, shows us some early works he created for Boston hip-hop showcases.
Since forming in England in 2002, Editors have played 3,000 to 5,000 capacity halls and even a 17,000-seat arena in Amsterdam. But in the U.S., the band has had a...
Read up, mark your calendars and lace up your walking shoes, 'cause Porchfest season kicks off this Saturday.
The ensemble's latest project, "Sheltering Voices," is a musical initiative to empower women who are homeless, raise awareness about domestic abuse and support local homeless shelters.
From Hot Lips to Janelle Monáe, here are The ARTery's staff picks of songs that motivate us and always lift our moods.
On her new album, Janelle Monáe trades her cyborg alter ego Cindi Mayweather for the human protagonist Jane 57821, a bisexual party girl on the run from the law.