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Ibram X. Kendi, director of Boston University's Center for Antiracist Research.

These are the most powerful people in Boston, according to Boston Magazine

The magazine’s annual list of movers and shakers has a number of new names for 2021.

MUSIC
Dropkick Murphys St. Patrick's Day livestream

20 concerts made during quarantine that you can stream right now

Musicians got creative during the pandemic and put on unforgettable performances you can still enjoy without leaving the couch.

Authors Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka's latest YA novel, "What's Not to Love" is out April 20 from Penguin Random House, following two high school seniors vying for a coveted spot at Harvard.

YA authors Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka on Harvard and high school love

The real life couple discuss their latest book, filled with hyper-competitive Ivy League longing.

In this screengrab, Viola Davis, winner of Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series and Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture categories, speaks at the 52nd NAACP Image Awards Virtual Press Conference on March 27, 2021.

Viola Davis is named 2021 Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

Davis will be honored in an online ceremony on Thursday, April 22, which will still feature the Hasty Pudding’s traditional roast and a speech from Davis after she is presented with the ceremonial pudding pot.

COMFORT ZONE
Some of Carol Resende's propagating plants.

How houseplant propagation kept some Bostonians well-rooted through the pandemic

Enthusiasts regularly trade clippings and solicit gardening advice on Facebook groups like Boston Plant Swap. Instagram accounts devoted to succulent propagation have picked up thousands of followers, and “plantfluencers” are finding fertile ground on TikTok for doling out gardening advice.

NAMES
Beane performs on stage as "American Idol" gets closer to crowning a winner.

Two performers with Boston ties advance to ‘American Idol’ Top 12

Watch and vote Sunday night on ABC.

COMFORT ZONE
Makeup artist Mikayla Nogueira has amassed more than 4.7 million followers on TikTok.

How a Massachusetts makeup artist built a TikTok empire

Mikayla Nogueira has 4.7 million followers on TikTok — even Hollywood star Selena Gomez is a fan.

Author Kaitlyn Greenidge is one of several Guggenheim fellows from New England this year.

Here are the artists, writers, and thinkers named 2021 Guggenheim fellows from New England

An award-winning poet, an art historian, and a cultural scholar who studies the Netherlands are among those awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation’s annual fellowship this year.