Arts

Nicki Minaj, I Don’t Have to Respond to Remy Ma’s Lies

Nicki Minaj, I Don’t Have to Respond to Remy Ma’s Lies

Nicki Minaj has no immediate plan to respond to Remy Ma’s vicious diss tracks, in which Remy calls Nicki every name in the book, including a cheater, a tramp and a has-been. Our sources say Nicki feels Remy’s accusations are being exposed as lies by various people, including Lil Wayne, Trey Songz, Ebro and Safaree. […]

Funding increases headline wish list for performing arts companies in 2017

Funding increases headline wish list for performing arts companies in 2017

The new year is a time for thanks for the past and a time for hopes and wishes for the brand new time in our life and nowhere is it more profound than in the world of the performing arts. The performing arts, music, theater and dance, are filled with reimagination, new and untested ideas […]

Disney’s new arts festival at Epcot to showcase Broadway, food and visual artists

Disney’s new arts festival at Epcot to showcase Broadway, food and visual artists

The festival falls between Christmas and spring break, when crowds are typically light. Epcot has historically seen spikes in park attendance driven by festivals, especially its popular Food & Wine Festival in the fall. Running weekends from Jan. 13 through Feb. 20, the arts festival will have work on display from both historical and current […]

‘Tiny museum’ adds to Somerville’s list of small attractions

‘Tiny museum’ adds to Somerville’s list of small attractions

Martha Friend is hoping that her latest artistic endeavour will have a big cultural impact on the Somerville community despite its small size. Friend, a sculptor and assemblage artist, opened the city’s second so-called tiny museum outside her home on Highland Avenue this fall. Its arrival added to the growing number of similar miniature art […]

Bronx martial arts school that helps children with autism fights to stay open

Bronx martial arts school that helps children with autism fights to stay open

THROGS NECK, The Bronx — Master Pablo Quinones has been teaching martial arts at Q & M Martial Arts Academy in the Bronx for more than 20 years. Quinones, a fourth-degree black belt, is afraid he’ll have to shutter the business in 2017. “Twenty years we have been in this community,” Quinones said. “We have […]

McArthur High club brings awareness to social issues through performance arts

McArthur High club brings awareness to social issues through performance arts

McArthur High School students who enjoy sharing their talents are joining Express the Arts, a student-led club that provides an opportunity to develop skills in singing, dancing, poetry, step dance and other artistic forms. McArthur High alumna Sheleessa Constantine created the club in 2014 as a way to bring awareness to key social issues through the […]