Tag Archives: Martin Luther King

Black arm bands not boycott for inauguration protest

So, Ringling Bros. is closing down the circus after 146 years. But, in this inaugural week, the circus hasn’t left town.  We can’t be sure where the lions and trapeze artists are going, but we certainly know where the elephants and marquis … Continue reading

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From Selma to Ferguson to Boston

It’s hard for millennials  to imagine that not so long ago, blacks, who Constitutionally had the right to vote since 1870, were routinely blocked from exercising that right.  But antagonistic county commissioners and viciously contrived regulatory barriers in the South routinely denied … Continue reading

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“All the Way” scores at A.R.T.

Political junkie alert!  You can get a fix in Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston’s portrayal of Lyndon Johnson at the American Repertory Theater. (We were lucky to be taken, along with two other couples, by dear friends celebrating their anniversary.) A.R.T.’s new … Continue reading

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Boston Children’s Chorus Celebrates Martin Luther King

Under the superb direction of Artistic Director Anthony Trecek-King, the Boston Children’s Chorus celebrated today’s holiday with a glorious concert this evening at Jordan Hall in Boston. The vocal arrangements were sensitive and moving and included a tribute to the … Continue reading

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