The Kay Bourne Arts Report
"To connect people who love The Arts with The Arts they love."
A journalist and educator, Kay Bourne is currently an adjunct scholar at Northeastern University doing research for a book on the black presence in the arts in Boston over the centuries. She also writes on the contemporary arts scene for “The Color of Film Collaborative Presents The Kay Bourne Arts Report,” a news letter distributed via email…. Read More
With a background in film and video production, Ms. Simmons has for the past 6 years run an independent film company focusing on historic and contemporary multicultural video production. In addition, Ms. Simmons is the founder and president of, The Color of Film Collaborative, Inc. (TCOF), an organization of actors, producers, directors and others with an interest in creating and supporting positive images of people of color in film, theater, and other media… Read More
Robin Saunders is an independent producer and urban events and theater consultant in the Boston area for over 20 years. She produces a Caribbean & African American cultural program on Boston Neighborhood Network, which airs weekly, for the past 11 years. She produces and edits video projects for corporations and non-profits… Read More
Welcome to The Kay Bourne Arts Report (KBAR). With high hopes for the future, KBAR continues with its mission: “to connect people who love The Arts with The Arts they love.” Published by The Color of Film Collaborative, Inc., KBAR’s Arts Editor is Kay Bourne, a seasoned arts reporter and supporter of the arts
We hope you continue to look forward to KBAR, and we ask that you forward it to others so that your colleagues, friends and family can also subscribe and enjoy!
Have a story or an idea for an article? Having an up-coming event? Have a play, movie, dvd, cd, or book you’d like reviewed or included in The Kay Bourne Arts Report? Email us.
So, until the next issue, go out with a friend or two, and enjoy The Arts.
Recent Issues of the Kay Bourne Arts Report
Kay Bourne Arts Report – Issue #88
February 11th, 2011
Contents ODLE PLAY AMONG SIX ABOUT LOVE KAMI RUSHELL SMITH IS A 10 IN “NINE” SECRET GARDEN IS MAGICAL AT WHEELOCK KIRSTEN GREENIDGE TALKS ABOUT WRITING WHERE ARE THEY NOW……… HONORING THE LIFE OF JAMES SPRUILL LIVING LEDGENDS – MUSEUM OF AA HISTORY LILLY’S PURPLE PURSE SEEING IT LEE’S WAY AT HIBERNIAN HALL WHEN MAHALIA [...]
Kay Bourne Arts Report – Issue #87
January 25th, 2011
Contents “NIGHT CATCHES US” ON BIG SCREEN IN BOSTON DAVENPORT: FROM “NEIGHBORS” TO “BROKE- OLOGY” DRUMMING, MUSIC AND ALVIN TERRY IN RUINED WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO…… BILL T. JONES’ “BODY AGAINST BODY” AT THE ICA RICK BERRY ART AT NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY SOUTH AFRICAN ART AT B.U. PART OF TIM HAMILL SERIES HATIAN ARTIST EXHIBITS AT [...]
Kay Bourne Arts Report – Issue #86
November 18th, 2010
Contents “PEERS AND PATHWAYS” – A MUST SEE EXHIBIT COLORED GIRLS: STANDOUT PERFORMANCES OF HOPE ROCKETTE TALKS ABOUT DANCING GOSSETT TALKS ABOUT HOLLYWOOD LIFE AND ERASICM MFA NEW WING OPENS NOV. 20 – FREE SOJOURNER’S TRUTH – THIS WEEKEND ONLY UP-COMING EVENTS & COMMUNITY INFO “PEERS AND PATHWAYS” – A MUST SEE EXHIBIT (from l. [...]
Kay Bourne Arts Report – Issue #85
September 17th, 2010
Contents COLTRANE CONCERT SURE TO DELIGHT McWHORTER BACK ON STAGE AT THE BCA EXCITEMENT ABOUNDS FOR ANNUAL SPELLING BEE ONE WOMAN COMEDY AT M.I.T. AFFLECK’S “THE TOWN” UP-COMING EVENTS & COMMUNITY INFO COLTRANE CONCERT SURE TO DELIGHT (pictured: Anthony Brown) The ANNUAL JOHN COLTRANE MEMORIAL CONCERT is, for the 33rd edition, refreshed from the apparently [...]
Kay Bourne Arts Report – Issue #84
August 26th, 2010
IDRIS ELBA ON “TAKERS” HAIRSPRAY’s PERRY A GREAT SUMMER READ EKUA’S EVENING ART WALK UP YOU MIGHTY RACE PRESENTS A STAGED READING UP-COMING EVENTS & COMMUNITY INFO IDRIS ELBA ON “TAKERS” (pictured: Idris Elba) Boston, August 9, 2010. KBAR had the opportunity to sit down with IDRIS ELBA on a recent Monday morning to talk [...]