Upcoming concerts, shows, performances in theater, music, dance, art, and television.
Last fall, I attended the Dublin Theatre Festival. Some of the most memorable moments for a first-time visitor to Dublin were the smaller theaters and lesser-known actors, the pints, and the paintings.
“Choir Boy’’ speaks in its most expressive and resonant voice when the titular ensemble swings into action.
Scott Aiello delivers an electrifying tour de force performance as the legendary mayor in a world premiere of George Brant’s play.
“Downton Abbey,” after six years on PBS, won’t disappoint fans in its movie incarnation.
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Neptune is his destination, in search of his missing-astronaut dad, Tommy Lee Jones.
Peacock’s lineup will include series like ‘‘30 Rock,’’ ‘’Will & Grace,’’ and ‘‘Cheers,’’ as well as original new movies and shows like reboots of ‘‘Battlestar Galactica’’ and ‘‘Saved by the Bell.’’
Move aside, “Friends” and “The Office.” Netflix now has a new gem — an old show about nothing.
His perennially dry, stream-of-conscious wit was at the core of his art.
The awards honor actors who lift their episodes to the next level.
Artists, DJs, and others who knew the Cars’ frontman pay tribute to him and the band he led.
“Saturday Night Live” has rescinded its invitation to a cast member who posted a video last year in which he used a racial slur for Chinese people and derided Asians trying to learn English.
DiGiovanni, who majored in food and climate studies at Harvard, is the youngest contestant ever to advance to the finals. The finale airs on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 8 p.m.
Stevens, 64, said in a Facebook post that he’s now working part-time at the station he’s called home since 1991.
Porter Square Books, which is hosting an October talk featuring King and his son, Joe Hill, accidentally oversold tickets to the event on its website, after it crashed.
The Sports Illustrated model has been sidelined for Monday’s season premiere of “Dancing with the Stars.”
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The piano-playing troubadour’s sixth show in as many years at the home of the Red Sox was a showcase of his songwriting and performance talents.
Formerly the owner of glorious ‘80s hair, the Newburyport actor is now sporting a bowl cut.
Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were at a roof-deck party at the baseball park.
The school’s “Crossover Into Business” program is a semester-long program that pairs MBA student mentors with professional athletes to “develop their business acumen.”
Showrunner/co-creator Susannah Grant and star Kaitlyn Dever discuss their new Netflix series, about a rape victim’s years-long path to justice after police accuse her of making a false report.
A conversation with singer about the band’s longevity touches on technology, politics, hip-hop, literature, and the Clash.
All those printed volumes dropped on my doorstep? They look a lot like the internet.
Backed by horns and strings, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend were in fine form Friday night.
A Far Cry has never outgrown the image of the young, hungry chamber orchestra — but with its 13th season kickoff concert and a successful fundraising campaign, it’s reaching outward and upward.
The upcoming “Ghostbuster” sequel will focus on the descendants of the original ghost-catchers who rushed around New York City in proton packs and jumpsuits.
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Michael Andor Brodeur’s review of the week online.
‘Experimentation should be innate to an artist’
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The forthcoming Warner Media streaming channel, called HBO Max and due sometime next spring, has just ordered a new 10-episode dance competition.
The Harvard graduate is the CEO and founder of Rise, a nonprofit civil rights organization that focuses on helping rape and sexual assault survivors.
“The books we keep are the stories we tell about who we are,” said Wine.
Organizers pulled the plug on the Storm Area 51 event in Nevada. But in Cambridge, you can still enjoy a close encounter of the extraterrestrial kind.
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See the off-Broadway hit “Black Light,” check out the inaugural Latinx Heritage Night, catch a sugar buzz at What the Fluff?, and more.
Theo Bleier of Westborough identified a discrepancy on Hack the North’s website and accessed data that a team of developers had accidentally left open and available.
On the first of four nights in Cambridge, the band held nothing back.
The husky-voiced, blue collar performer, known for such hits as ‘‘Two Tickets to Paradise’’ and ‘‘Take Me Home Tonight,’’ had recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer.
“It caught our attention and we were definitely intrigued,” said Laurie Norton Moffatt, director and chief executive of the museum.
Critic Matthew Gilbert sorts through the best and worst of fall TV’s plethora of choices.
A new exhibition examines ideas of displacement and belonging apart from our current moment.
“Us and Them,” from the Mexican-American artist Erre, points out that divisive rhetoric is as old as America itself.
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British brain researcher Gina Rippon will read at Harvard Book Store Thursday at 7 p.m.
Tarell Alvin McCraney’s Tony-nominated coming-of-age tale is set in an all-boys African-American prep school.
Three very different photography shows are on display at the Winchester museum.
Naomi Klein’s “On Fire” is a cri de coeur on climate change, and a plan for what to do about it
The author pushes an old classic to the limit.
This week’s picks from Globe critics.