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To tell a tale of social dislocation facilitated by mass media, Manual Cinema set its latest multimedia performance in the recent past. The protagonist of “The End of TV” is isolated from real-life contact and mesmerized by technology, circa the early 1990s. It’s the lure of the television shopping network QVC that ensnares her. That obsession may almost seem quaint today, when most of us carry around a little computer that can function as an…

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  Renée Graham’s “White Fear is an American Problem” ran APRIL 16, 2018 in The Boston Globe   This article by Renee Graham in the Boston Globe last week shook me, hard: it explained, in direct and clear terms, something that I have intuitively felt in my own journey with ArtsEmerson’s vision but have struggled to articulate. As Artistic Director, a large part of my job is to help express the ArtsEmerson vision through the public…

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Earlier this year, The Boston Globe published an op-ed piece written by ArtsEmerson’s Executive Director David Howse and Artistic Director David Dower in response to the paper’s Spotlight series on race in the city. The Globe boldly titled the series, “BOSTON. RACE. IMAGE. REALITY.”, and used it to explore both the perception and the reality underlying Boston’s reputation as a racist city by investigating various sectors of civic life here.  While we were pleased to…

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Still need convincing to take the time to get thee to the Cutler Majestic? Check out these audience and critic raves for Bedlam’s Hamlet and Saint Joan! The run ends this weekend, don’t wait! The Boston Globe “Two fast-flowing, high-spirited productions” “Both [Hamlet and Saint Joan] should not be missed.” “In their bravura fusion of versatility, dexterity, and clarity, they’re executing the verbal and intellectual equivalent of a Cirque du Soleil act.” Bay State Banner …

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  A few years ago, poet Claudia Rankine gave a reading of “Citizen: An American Lyric,’’ her 2014 award-winning collection of poems exploring racism and aggression. During the question-and-answer period, a white man stood up. “He said he had been moved by ‘Citizen” and he wanted to know what he could do for me,” Rankine recalls. “I said that I was doing very well, thank you. The real question he should have asked was ‘What…

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