Must List: Culture Curve

By Matthew Reed Baker | Boston Magazine |
- Most Sacred -

(St. Luke’s gospel + Langston Hughes’s poetry) x (Christmas carols + gospel music) = Black Nativity at Roxbury Community College. 12/17–12/19

Rock out with your gartel out at Klezmer Conquest, a battle of the bands at Needham’s Temple Aliyah. 12/11

The Handel and Haydn Society doubles down on the holy with the Messiah at Symphony Hall and A Bach Christmas at Jordan Hall. 12/2–12/4; 12/15–12/18

 

Photographs: Denis Balibouse/Landov (Wu-Tang Clan); Jeff Mayes (Nativity)