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The Robert J. Orchard Stage, one of ArtsEmerson’s venues

ArtsEmerson appoints new director of artistic programming

By Frankie Rowley, Content Managing Editor
July 24, 2021

Ronee Penoi will be ArtsEmerson’s new director of artistic programming, the theatre group announced Thursday afternoon.  Starting Aug. 2, Penoi will serve as ArtEmerson’s third artistic leader,...

People walk on Washington Street near Paramount Theater.

ArtsEmerson releases its plans and expectations for the 2021/2022 season

By Mariyam Quaisar, Editor-at-large
July 17, 2021

ArtsEmerson announced a series of in-person and virtual events for its 2021-22 season — marking the return of live events after a year of pandemic-altered entertainment.  The organization will feature...

Algorithm bias researcher Joy Buolamwini showing the racist faults in the Aspire Mirror.

‘Coded Bias’ latest screening from Bright Lights Film Series, highlights racial bias in AI

By Lucia Thorne, Living Arts Editor
March 2, 2021

Artificial intelligence, defined as “the development of computer systems able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence,” has the potential to shape the future of every industry. Yet...

Artist Lilly E. Manycolors spoke about her mixed media art at a virtual forum hosted by Emerson Contemporary on Nov. 6.

Artist Lilly E. Manycolors confronts gender binary, healing and trauma with Emerson Contemporary

By Clarah Grossman
November 25, 2020

Performance artist Lilly E. Manycolors began her presentation about mixed media art with a moment of silence and a land recognition of Indigenous territory. As a mixed Choctaw, African-American, and Anglo-Australian...

Courtesy Sophian Ridel

ArtsEmerson Review: When Angels Fall illuminates the Cutler Majestic

By Ally Rzesa
February 23, 2019

A woman dangles midair above the audience, hanging from a horizontal, crane-like construction bar while she is connected only by her feet. As the bar shifts its right side toward the sky and left side...

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