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Chaka Khan, Ukraine tribute highlight Boston Pops show

Jun. 22, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on the July Fourth holiday this year will feature guest artist and 10-time Grammy winner Chaka Khan as well as a performance of the Ukrainian national anthem, the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Wednesday. The show at the...

A positive note: BSO announces Tanglewood safety protocols

Jun. 10, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Music lovers attending events at Tanglewood this summer will not be required to show proof of vaccination or a negative coronavirus test result for admission, the Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Friday. Face coverings will be optional for the summer season that...

'A Strange Loop' actor, creator on long journey to Tony noms

Jun. 02, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Jaquel Spivey found out he was nominated for a Tony Award as lead actor in “A Strange Loop,” he was shocked. Not just for the normal reasons, but for the statement it made. “This is an industry that in history has not been here for people like me. And...

Boston Pops July Fourth show returns for 1st time in 3 years

May. 26, 2022 15:45 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, a July Fourth holiday tradition in the city, is returning to its full glory after a three-year coronavirus hiatus, the Boston Symphony Orchestra said Thursday. The show at the Hatch Memorial Shell on the Charles River Esplanade...