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Palestinian view offered twice Wednesday by Iyad Burnat, peaceful-protest organizer

Palestinian view offered twice Wednesday by Iyad Burnat, peaceful-protest organizer

A virtual United Nations of social justice groups are offering a glimpse of the Palestinian struggle Wednesday from Iyad Burnat, whom some might know from the Oscar-nominated film “Five Broken Cameras.”

Clay Dragon ceramics artists retrospective travels 30 years, far from East Cambridge

Clay Dragon ceramics artists retrospective travels 30 years, far from East Cambridge

It’s been three decades, but East Cambridge’s Clay Dragon is roaring again – in Brockton, where The Fuller Craft Museum has gathered the work of 10 ceramics artists for “Legacy of Fire: Clay Dragon Studios Revisited.”

Lesley’s free, weeklong Creativity Forum features lessons from Twyla Tharp, others

Lesley’s free, weeklong Creativity Forum features lessons from Twyla Tharp, others

Legendary choreographer Twyla Tharp, NASA astronaut Mae C. Jemison and others are coming to Cambridge starting Monday for a free, public weeklong Creativity Forum at Lesley University.

17th Boston Underground Film Festival delights with a schedule full of horrors

17th Boston Underground Film Festival delights with a schedule full of horrors

Late nights and absurdist films await at the Brattle Theatre for the 17th annual Boston Underground Film Festival, which began Wednesday and runs through Sunday.

Families get new Saturday option in April with comedy club’s ‘All Access Improv’

Families get new Saturday option in April with comedy club’s ‘All Access Improv’

The new show is billed as family-friendly but not aimed specifically at kids – “appropriate for anyone with a sense of humor” is how club associate producer Mac Gostow puts it.

Shake Shack brings Quizzo trivia game from Philly to Harvard Square tonight

Shake Shack brings Quizzo trivia game from Philly to Harvard Square tonight

There’s no shortage of local trivia nights, but Harvard Square just added one.

Girl’s fight against cancer inspired dance ‘Pieces of Now,’ fundraising Thursday

Girl’s fight against cancer inspired dance ‘Pieces of Now,’ fundraising Thursday

A touring dance production hopes to help the 10,450 kids diagnosed with cancer every year, but the inspiration for the production is a single girl for whom the effort comes too late.

Shakespeare Project finds in ‘God’s Ear’ language of grieving lapses into surreal

Shakespeare Project finds in ‘God’s Ear’ language of grieving lapses into surreal

In a season with Racine’s “Phaedra” (first performed in 1677) and three Shakespeare plays, “God’s Ear” stands out – starting Wednesday – as a different kind of entertainment for the Actors’ Shakespeare Project.

Creator of ‘Strange Fruit’ cocktail explains origins, asks severed ties of Friendly Toast

Creator of ‘Strange Fruit’ cocktail explains origins, asks severed ties of Friendly Toast

The former bar manager of The Friendly Toast has given his side of a furor from February, confirming the origins of a drink with a controversial name.

Chlotrudis Society directs its film awards in a uniquely different direction Sunday

Chlotrudis Society directs its film awards in a uniquely different direction Sunday

Awards season is not over, and the local answer to the Oscars arrives Sunday with another chance for America to redeem itself when it comes to honoring film.

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