Spring 2018: April 27 - May 6

Tagged: “Socio-Political”

LiveWords Slam – Celebration and Prizes!

LiveWords Slam – Celebration and Prizes!

In celebration of ArtWeek, BostonSpeaks presents LiveWords! An evening of Stand Up Comedy, Poetry Slam, Storytelling, Improv, Spoken Word, Literary Reading – All mixed into one! Prizes and More! Our theme for the night will be: Arts Here’s The Deal: Live Words is Boston’s monthly untamed open mic where anything goes. For this month, we […]

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Concert: Castle of our Skins

Concert: Castle of our Skins

Born out of the desire to foster cultural curiosity, Castle of our Skins celebrates Black artistry through music. From classrooms to concert halls, Castle of our Skins invites exploration into Black heritage and culture with performances at Roxbury Community College, the Museum of African American History, and the Roxbury YMCA among other locations in Boston. […]

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A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd

Before the film, join Dr. Steven Schlozman, associate director of The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS), as he discusses our attraction to politically charismatic speakers, our tendency to create “us” versus “them” dichotomies, and how our brains work […]

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Master the Art of Public Speaking

Master the Art of Public Speaking

This 4-hour intensive is a no-nonsense interactive course that will help you become a more confident and polished professional speaker. Learn the art of conquering your fear of public speaking, how to organize your talk for the biggest impact or how to make your presentation memorable. This course is taught by Kit Pang, the Founder of […]

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Speak Up! Art is Action- MassLEAP Exhibition

Speak Up! Art is Action- MassLEAP Exhibition

  Join us at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for an evening of spoken word with youth performers from MassLEAP (Literary Education & Performance). Young poets will share their voices and views on the important issues of this year’s Presidential election in the Institute’s full-scale reproduction of the U.S. Senate Chamber. Speak Up! Art is […]

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Speak Up! Art is Action – Collaborative Mural

Speak Up! Art is Action – Collaborative Mural

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute welcomes visitors to contribute to participatory artwork collaboratively designed by Artists For Humanity’s teen artists and mentors. Together we can make a bold, colorful statement that amplifies our voices in our communities and beyond. Speak Up! Art is Action at the EMK Institute invites artists to share and celebrate a […]

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Run of the Mills: Searching for a Phase Change

Run of the Mills: Searching for a Phase Change

  The second year of Boston Center for the Arts’ “Run of the Mills” series continues to provide an arena for artists and audiences to experiment and play with multiple art forms. During Searching for a Phase Change, sounds from a clattering typewriter and oversized, suspended sheets of paper create the setting for an immersive […]

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The Flawed Beauty Project

The Flawed Beauty Project

Young photographer Valerie Staja Anselme, 25 years old, takes her turn at studying what beauty is by first looking at what flaws are and how they affect a persons view of themselves.  She invites people (men, women, trans) to be photographed and interviewed. She welcomes people to view her work in hopes of starting dialogue, […]

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Arts 4 Social and Civic Engagement

Arts 4 Social and Civic Engagement

MassPartners of the Americas has launched a major new initiative to use the arts as a vehicle for understanding, engaging and influencing the future of the Americas. Art is a powerful force to help us experience the challenges of our day in new and imaginative ways. Special for ArtWeek, join us for creative collaboration in […]

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