As a Person of Faith, I have become more disenchanted with how Christmas is celebrated as I’ve gotten older. The commercialization of the holiday promotes materialism over caring about one another and any “loving humanity” paradigm. I see the overworked waiting for a break. I see the gap between the “haves” and the “have nots” […]
Review: What to Send Up When It Goes Down, coming soon to Woolly Mammoth
Aleshea Harris, author of What to Send Up When It Goes Down wrote: “The idea was to hold people accountable, be confrontational, let it be messy, let it be angry, and let it tread as absurdly as the idea that a Black person could be killed on camera unarmed and the person who killed them […]
My thoughts on seeing Thoughts of a Colored Man
Thoughts of a Colored Man by young poet/playwright Keenan Scott II masterfully tells nearly every part of the experience of being a Black Male in America today. The tagline “One Theme: Seven Variations” is quite accurate as this body of work depicts the emotions not often articulated in public: Wisdom, Passion, Depression, Lust, Happiness, Love […]
Dat’s Love. We take you to the first Spit Dat spoken word night at Woolly Mammoth
Drew Anderson (poetically known as “Droopy, The Brokeballer”), one half of the #DynamicDuo that is responsible for producing the weekly Thursday open mic Spit Dat since 2002, describes the new monthly residency at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre as an event with “big stage quality” and a “living room vibe.” This poetry veteran and his co-producer […]
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