Black history is for sale in Chicago. Whoever owns the culture, controls the narrative

Ebony magazine’s archives are on the auction block, putting 4 million images and 70 years of history up for grabs.

Boston - 07/18/19 - JD McCrary and Shahadi Wright Joseph voice characters in the new The Lion King remake. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff) Reporter: (Isaac Feldberg) Topic: (19nameslionking)


For these ‘Lion King’ cubs, circle of life is just getting started

JD McCrary, who voices young Simba, and Shahadi Wright-Joseph, who voices young Nala, spoke about their work on Disney’s big-budget “Lion King” remake, in theaters Friday.


‘Cats’ trailer unites the Internet in abject terror

Where were you when the “Cats” trailer destroyed the best minds of our generation?

FILE - In this March 3, 2017 file photo, actress Sally Field poses for a portrait in New York. Iconic actress Sally Field and foundational children’s show Sesame Street top this year’s class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients. Other chosen to receive the award for lifetime achievement in the arts include singer Linda Ronstadt, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and the R&B group Earth, Wind and Fire.(Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)

Sally Field, ‘Sesame Street,’ to receive Kennedy Center award

Others chosen to receive the award for lifetime achievement in the arts include singer Linda Ronstadt, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and the musical group Earth, Wind and Fire.

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With Renée Fleming, world premiere of ‘The Brightness of Light’ delights at Tanglewood

A highlight in a wide-ranging weekend of performances, the new piece by Kevin Puts, inspired by letters between Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, played to Fleming’s strengths.


ICA to screen extended version of Solange Knowles’s film, ‘When I Get Home’

The latest work by Solange Knowles will screen in Boston on Sunday.


Patrick McEnroe supports P-Town tennis gala and cheers on wife, singer Melissa Errico, at Art House

Tony Award nominee Melissa Errico did more than sing in Provincetown this past weekend.

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Five things to do the week of July 22-28

A sand sculpting festival, the Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts, Shakespeare, and more.

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Bob Marley, seen in 1979, headlined the Amandla Festival at Harvard Stadium.


When Bob Marley came to Allston

Forty years ago, the reggae superstar headlined a concert at Harvard Stadium organized by Boston social justice activists. But when the day came, he almost didn’t go on.

A rendering of Doug Aitken's New Horizon (2019).

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The Weekender: ‘The Lion King,’ rock royalty, and one fierce queen

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

When a lifelong record collector reaches his turning point

It’s not a huge collection, around 2,500 LPs. But my wife was right; they take up space, and I didn’t have a functioning turntable. Maybe it was time to sell them.

A scene from the documentary “Apollo 11.”

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Doc Talk: More moon, more Morris, more music

A preview of documentaries that can be seen at various venues.

Julie Kramer holding prints of Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth and Chrissy Amphlett of Divinyls.

Photo exhibit recalls a time when WFNX’s Julie Kramer and rock artists clicked

The “Basement Archives” exhibition will feature over 100 portraits that the radio personality had stored away for years.

Brother of Manchester Arena suicide bomber arrested in UK

A key suspect in the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing that killed 22 people was arrested Wednesday at a London airport after being extradited from Libya, British police said.

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2004 file photo, conductor of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Andre Previn, conducts the 15th symphony concert during the Lucerne Festival in the concert hall in Lucerne, Switzerland. Previn, the pianist, composer and conductor whose broad reach took in the worlds of Hollywood, jazz and classical music, died in his Manhattan home, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. He was 89. (Urs FlueelerKEYSTONE via AP, File)

A happy reunion, and the journey of ‘Penelope’ to Tanglewood

The world premiere of a piece by Tom Stoppard and the late André Previn, co-commissioned by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, has a starry cast that includes soprano Renée Fleming and actress Uma Thurman as the narrator.

Carly Rae Jepsen at House of Blues.

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At House of Blues, Carly Rae Jepsen answers the call

The pop singer was a force of nature onstage, powering through her hits and directing the crowd in call-and-response chants.

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A raw, frenetic debut from singer Ada Lea

The Montreal artist’s “what we say in private” digs deep into her emotions.

Neon-lit Beale Street, home to more than two dozen bars and nightclubs, is TennesseeÕs most-visited attraction. (Diane Bair) 16memphis

You can visit, as long as you promise not to sing ‘Walking in Memphis’

Even after a few days of biscuit-and-gravy-fueled sightseeing, you’ll barely capture the city’s flavor.

Beyonce and Jay-Z arrived at the “The Lion King” European premiere in central London on Sunday.


Jay-Z, Blue Ivy, Kendrick Lamar appear on new Beyonce album, out Friday

Beyonce’s new album inspired by “The Lion King” features collaborations with husband Jay-Z and daughter Blue Ivy Carter, as well as songs with Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, and Pharrell.

FILE - In this April 2, 2019 file photo, recording artist Meek Mill speaks at a gathering to push for drastic changes to Pennsylvania's probation system, in Philadelphia. Kim Kardashian West, Nipsey Hussle, Common, Kevin Hart and other celebrities are speaking out for prison reform. Mill has become a symbol for reform after a judge in Pennsylvania sentenced him to two to four years in prison for minor violations of his probation in a decade-old gun and drug possession case. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)


Meek Mill seeks new trial, judge after decade-long probation

Lawyers for Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill will ask an appeals court Tuesday to overturn a 2008 drug and gun conviction that’s kept the Philadelphia rapper on probation for a decade.

This handout photo released by Mattel on July 11, 2019 shows the David Bowie Doll Barbie. - A limited edition David Bowie Barbie was unveiled on July 11 by toymaker Mattel to honor the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic singer's hit single


Barbie goes glam rock to honor David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust

Barbie has been many things over the years. Now, she’s dressed as Ziggy Stardust.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 14: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex (L) and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (2nd L) meets cast and crew, including Beyonce Knowles-Carter (C) Jay-Z (R) as they attend the European Premiere of Disney's


Beyoncé, Meghan Markle, and other stars gather at ‘Lion King’ London premiere

The European premiere of “The Lion King” was a royal affair at London’s Odeon Luxe. 

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Chuck Klosterman talks about his first book of short stories, ‘Raised in Captivity’

Klosterman will chat about the book with author Tom Perrotta on Wednesday at the Cambridge Public Library.

Andris Nelsons led soprano Kristine Opolais, mezzo-soprano Oksana Volkova, and the BSO in Verdi’s Requiem at Tanglewood on Saturday.

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At Tanglewood, Andris Nelsons and BSO shake the Shed with long-awaited Verdi Requiem

Six summers ago, a concussion kept Andris Nelsons from conducting the BSO in Verdi’s Requiem as scheduled. Saturday evening, he led a Requiem to remember.

Aimee Mann (pictured in 2017) played the Cabot in Beverly Friday.

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Aimee Mann’s voice does the talking in Beverly show

Her clean warble offered a matter-of-fact sadness that presented her songs as cautionary tales, like a Cassandra accepting her fate of remaining unheeded.

CAMBRIDGE, MA - 7/12/2019: Apollo 11 exhibit in the lobby of Draper Labs in Cambridge. Draper, in an ealrier incarnation, played a major role in the moon shot. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: BUSINESS TOPIC

‘One giant leap’: How to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing around Boston

July 20 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and the breathtaking historical moment will be marked with a variety of events around Boston.

Executive producer RZA attends the Hulu 2019 upfront presentation afterparty at Scarpetta at The James New York on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)


RZA coming to the Coolidge in September

The Wu-Tang Clan founder will furnish a live hip-hop score to a screening of Lau Kar-leung’s “The 36th Chamber of Shaolin” on Sept. 20 and participate in a Q&A afterward.

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This week’s picks from Globe critics.

“Dear Evan Hansen” runs through Aug. 4 at the Citizens Bank Opera House.

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The Weekender: French films, first-rate fests, and OMG ‘Evan Hansen’! 

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

Carly Rae Jepsen comes to the House of Blues on Tuesday.

Carly Rae Jepsen? Call her self-assured.

It’s been seven years since Jepsen’s breakout hit “Call Me Maybe,” and the Canadian singer, who comes to the House of Blues on Tuesday, sounds just as charming but more forthrightly self-reliant.

In charge of her image and sound, pop singer Yuna refuses to be pigeonholed

Refusing to chase trends is in keeping with Yuna’s desire to stay true to her music and personal identity as a devout Muslim.

Jerry Lee Lewis's gold baby grand piano, George Steck & 1955 Photo: Courtesy of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Guitars, stars, and attitude

Five art exhibitions lend eyes as well as ears to music.

Don Henley of The Eagles performs at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on Saturday, October 17, 2015, in Atlanta. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/Invision/AP) 27crit Austin City Limits 9 p.m., ‘GBH Kids


Don Henley to host Walden Woods gala at Boston Park Plaza, and Billy Joel will be in the house

Tickets for the Sept. 6 fund-raiser are on sale now.


Legendary jazz composer Billy Childs to join Berklee as a visiting scholar this fall

The five-time Grammy winner has collaborated with a wide range of musicians, including Yo-Yo Ma and Sting.

Mapache channels the sounds of Southern California

The duo, known for their intricate acoustic guitar playing, close harmonies, and plainspoken lyrics, will perform at the Green River Festival.

Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, son of Bob Marley and headliner of the Levitate Music and Arts Festival

Damian Marley brings his beats to Levitate fest in Marshfield

Bob Marley’s youngest son, a four-time Grammy winner, has built a name as a reggae artist with crossover hip-hop appeal and high-energy live shows.

Peter Frampton Tuesday at the Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion.

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Peter Frampton comes alive again in farewell-tour show in Boston

The affable star played a set with no shortage of brawn, as well as the classic tunes that audience members came to hear.

A diorama by Wardell Milan at the deCordova Museum and Sculpture Garden in Lincoln.


West Calendar: What’s happening this week

The deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park has unveiled several new temporary outdoor sculptures this summer.

FILE - This April 15, 2018 file photo shows Miranda Lambert performing at the 53rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Lambert was nominated for three CMT Music Awards on Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)


Scituate Animal Shelter waives adoption fees after donation from Miranda Lambert

A donation from country singer Miranda Lambert is allowing Scituate Animal Shelter to waive adoption fees through July 19.

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Khruangbin takes a dub journey on ‘Hasta El Cielo’

The Houston-based trio is making some of the best instrumental music around.

Phillips Academy is hosting a college fair on Thursday, July 18, in Case Memorial Cage, 5 Highland Road in Andover.


North Calendar: What’s happening this week

Phillips Academy invites students and their parents to a free college fair, which is open to the public from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18.

Duxbury Music Festival faculty and students will perform in the iconic tent on the Town Green on Sunday, July 21.


South Calendar: What’s happening this week

Americana Theatre Company performs a comic makeover of the famous Sherlock Holmes story “The Hound of the Baskervilles.”

MANHATTAN, NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 17, 2017 Actress Uma Thurman, who stars in The Parisian Woman, is seen on the set at the Hudson Theater on Broadway in Manhattan, NY. 11/17/2017 Photo by Jennifer S. Altman/For The Boston Globe

Uma Thurman to perform at Tanglewood

The Boston-born actress will take on the newly created role of narrator in “Penelope,” a work by the late composer André Previn with a libretto by playwright Tom Stoppard.

“The Final Impossibility: Man’s Tracks on the Moon,” by Norman Rockwell

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Illustrating the year 1969, when rad met trad

The Norman Rockwell Museum looks at the moon landing and Woodstock and much else.

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, Jay-Z performs at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas. Jay-Z is heading into the marijuana industry as a chief brand strategist for a cannabis product company. He said in a statement Tuesday, July 9, 2019, that he entered a multi-year deal with San Jose, California-based Caliva. His role will consist of driving creative direction, outreach efforts and strategy for the brand. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

Jay-Z partners with cannabis company as brand strategist

Jay-Z is heading into the legal marijuana industry as a chief brand strategist in partnership with a California cannabis product company.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 12, 2017 Singer Beyonce poses with her Grammy trophies in the press room during the 59th Annual Grammy music Awards on February 12, 2017, in Los Angeles, California. - Beyoncé on April 17, 2019 has released her Netflix concert film, and surprised the world again by dropping an unexpected Homecoming album. Both the film and the album, also titled Homecoming, capture Beyoncés performance at last years Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. (Photo by Robyn BECK / AFP)ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

Beyoncé drops new original song from ‘The Lion King’

The song is part of an album called ‘‘The Lion King: The Gift’’ that Beyoncé is executive producing and performing on, along with other artists.

Mr. Gilberto, performing on his guitar at Carnegie Hall in New York, was considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre.

Brazilian musician Joao Gilberto dies at 88

Mr. Gilberto was a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre that gained global popularity in the 1960s.

“West Side Story” Oscar winners from 1961, Rita Moreno (supporting actress) and Mr. Ramin (musical score), talked after meeting for the first time since 1961 at a New York Oscar party.

Sid Ramin, whose Roxbury friendship with Leonard Bernstein scaled music’s heights, dies at 100

Mr. Ramin, who died July 1, became best friends with the legendary composer and conductor when they were boys in Roxbury, and they went on to stellar musical careers.

Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones at Gillette Stadium.


At Gillette, there’s no stopping the Rolling Stones

Despite a recent health scare, Mick Jagger was slinky, wiry, and fully engaged, as he strutted and preened throughout.