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  We’ve been lucky enough to partner with Justin Springer as we get ready to welcome Step Afrika!’s The Migration here in Boston in May. As Justin and ArtsEmerson continue to talk to Boston community members about The Migration, it’s apparent how significant this history is to our city. A few of those community members have shared their stories, talents, and excitement surrounding not only the upcoming performance, but also the impact The Great Migration…

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The last time ArtsEmerson welcomed Step Afrika! to our stage, the thrilling dance company was performing in our 2013/2014 season, nearly five years ago. Since then, the company has traveled extensively, touring the world and bringing history to life through dance, music and artistry. Here is brief overview of what this amazing dance company has been up to these past fives years and how extensive their journey has been and continues to be. The White…

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With The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence‘s Boston run approaching quickly, dance is on the forefront of everyone’s mind here at ArtsEmerson, especially all the different styles of the art form that appear in Step Afrika’s! thrilling production. Because The Migration incorporates a variety of these disciplines, we’ve created a crash course to get you up to speed on three of the most prevalent dance-styles you’ll marvel at when you attend this show. The South…

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Making visible the invisible is a formidable task, and that’s what Claudia Rankine set to out to do when she wrote her new play, The White Card. The story aims to start a conversation about race focused on whiteness and its unseeable impact on the world. Rankine is one among an army of artists channeling their creative energy into artistic works that make the invisible apparent, bringing a new perspective to discussion of race in America. Here…

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