Upcoming concerts, shows, performances in theater, music, dance, art, and television.
Mr. Neville, who was nicknamed “Poppa Funk,’’ performed with his siblings in the Neville Brothers band and founded the groundbreaking funk group the Meters.
Playwright Kirsten Greenidge delivers a cautionary tale about how the interests of students can be lost amid the machinations of parents and administrators.
TV Critic’s Corner
I was not a big fan of the finale, although it wasn’t a disaster like the end of “Lost.”
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.
The latest work by Solange Knowles will screen in Boston on Sunday.
Tony Award nominee Melissa Errico did more than sing in Provincetown this past weekend.
Jasper Clinton Mezvinsky joins Charlotte, 4, and Aidan, 3, as an heir to the Clinton dynasty.
The trailer for “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” the film about the TV icon, was posted online Monday.
He spent more than three decades jailing criminals from mob kingpins and drug-dealing killers to a tax-dodging Harvard dean.
Luciano De Crescenzo, an Italian writer, actor and director, has died in Rome after being hospitalized for a few days. He was 90.
Paul Krassner, the publisher, author and radical political activist on the front lines of 1960s counterculture who helped tie together his loose-knit prankster group by naming them the Yippies, died Sunday in Southern California, his daughter said.
Matthew Gilbert | Your TV GPS
Globe critic Matthew Gilbert’s guide to what’s on television this week.
The donation is intended to strengthen the museum’s existing operations and endowments while fostering its future ambitions.
Adapted from Joe Hill’s 2013 novel, the horror series has delivered strong ratings for the network since its June 2 premiere.
Chang’s new series, “Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,” will feature the James Beard Award-winning chef and a celebrity guest exploring a new city in each episode.
The Boston-born actor, 47, plays a screw-loose sensei in “The Art of Self-Defense,” now in theaters, and next stars in David Chase’s “Sopranos” prequel for HBO.
Composed by Kevin Puts, the piece is a setting of letters between artist Georgia O’Keeffe and her husband, photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
The superhero extravaganza has passed ‘‘Avatar.’’ It’s grossed an estimated $2.79 billion worldwide in 13 weeks.
The Boston-based author has come aboard Showtime’s hit drama, which stars Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, to serve as a consulting producer on its upcoming fifth season.
This week’s picks from Globe critics.
The 25 year old spends most of his time working three jobs. During his free time, he’s still hard at work — on his illustrations which he highlights on his Instagram.
It’s a Thing
Michael Andor Brodeur’s review of the week online.
A raucous, freewheeling musical adaptation of Rick Riordan’s popular book series about half-god, half-mortal Percy Jackson comes to the Huntington.
Verma announced on social media Friday afternoon that she was leaving the station and heading west for a new job.
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.
TV Critic’s Corner
On the still-untitled single-camera show, Danson will play a wealthy businessman who is unexpectedly elected mayor of Los Angeles.
WHDH-TV investigative reporter Hank Phillippi Ryan discusses her 11th novel, “The Murder List,” on Aug. 20 at Brookline Booksmith.
Where were you when the “Cats” trailer destroyed the best minds of our generation?
Your Week Ahead
A sand sculpting festival, the Puerto Rican Festival of Massachusetts, Shakespeare, and more.
Greg Brady never ditched his responsibilities as the leader of the “Brady Bunch” kids. This weekend Barry Williams, the actor who played him, tries his hand a shucking clams.
On the 50th anniversary of an American landing on the moon, four books take us back to Earth to expore some of our country’s own strange and wonderful places.
This exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art mines a rich vein.
“Top Gun: Maverick” is expected to hit theaters in June 2020.
@LARGE | Michael Andor Brodeur
The resistible rise of FaceApp.
This week, the company is performing four works by Morris, spanning nearly four decades.
NEW ENGLAND LITERARY NEWS | nina maclaughlin
The latest news from the New England literary scene.
Here are a few favorites from some standout series (oh, and the Oscars too).
Two very different photography shows both display the fantastic.
TV Critic’s Corner
The cast will also include Jason Schwartzman, Jack Huston, Ben Whishaw, and singer-songwriter Andrew Bird.
Lisa Taddeo’s deeply reported portrait of female desire isn’t really about that at all.
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.
Things to Do
The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.
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.
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.
The Cambridge native decamped to Spain with his wife, Luciana Barroso.