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At Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion, the teenpop supernova was as cool and confident as her debut album suggests.
The Castle at Park Plaza is hosting an exhibition of sets, costumes, and props from the hit PBS series through September.
It’s a Thing
Michael Andor Brodeur’s week in things.
The biennial early music extravaganza’s festival concerts on June 12 and 13 included music spanning a millenium, with nary a sour note.
Girish Karnad, a top Indian playwright, actor, and director and a rights activist, died Monday after a prolonged illness. He was 81.
A first-rate North Shore Music Theatre production reveals the classic musical’s inherent strengths, and some of its darkness, too.
Your Week Ahead
Outdoor movies return to the Greenway, all things Morocco come to Revere, Cirque du Soleil tumbles into town, and more.
TV Critic’s Corner
Dunham is joining the series as an executive producer and director.
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Some of the most threatening attacks against LGBTQ folks happen in virtual space.
Netflix’s first Arabic original series, the supernatural teen drama “Jinn,” debuted with much fanfare but sparked uproar in Jordan, where it is set.
A show bundles up the anxieties of progress in the age of the atom.
On her 14th studio album, she makes her multifaceted nature explicit, linking the title character’s many guises (secret agent, dancer, equestrian, nun, et cetera) to the hooky album’s overall concept.
There’s an elegant urgency, a poetic sense of alarm in the best works in “Suffering From Realness” at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.
Mr. Klein was a broadcast pioneer who helped create “American Bandstand” and launched the careers of Dick Clark and Bob Saget.
“The Porpoise: A Novel” is the latest from “Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” author Mark Haddon.
Buzzsaw | Matthew Gilbert
I’m thanking my lucky stars for Phoebe Waller-Bridge these days. She has delivered some of the best-written television of the past three years.
Artist Dan Lam is partnering with Steve’s Ice Cream to bring an immersive, tactile art experience to the museum’s harborside space this summer.
The celebrated actress will portray Katharine Hepburn in a pre-Broadway engagement of “Tea at Five’’ at the Huntington Avenue Theatre.
Timonthy Greenfield-Sanders directed the film about the Nobel Prize-winning novelist.
new england literary news | nina maclaughlin
The latest news from the New England literary scene.
The actress added a touch of Vegas to a program that also featured musical and multimedia tributes to the moon landing.
Mark Cousins’s “The Eyes of Orson Welles” is coming to the Brattle.
Novelist Esi Edugyan comes to the Nantucket Book Festival
TV Critic’s Corner
The longtime late-night host told the Hollywood Reporter what he thinks of the current crop.
Things to Do
The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.
Melinda Lopez has adapted the 1934 play by Federico García Lorca about a woman whose desperation to have a child leads to misery.
Designed by William Rawn Associates Architects, the Linde Center is a massive, four-building component of the $64 million “Tanglewood Forever” initiative.
story behind the book | kate tuttle
“The Lesson” is the debut novel from Somerville-based author Cadwell Turnbull
The documentary “Echo in the Canyon” celebrates the mid-’60s LA rock scene.
Joyce Carol Oates’s new novel is “My Life as a Rat.”
Its plot may sound like the stuff of nightmares but the show is actually a sincere celebration of existence.
Gooding’s lawyer said security video will exonerate the actor from allegations he groped a woman at a New York City night spot.
Grace Kelly — who was mentored by the jazz impresario — as well as James Montgomery and Livingston Taylor will perform at the concert.
“The Last Black Man in San Francisco” is as much parable as polemic.
Wednesday night in Beverly Hills, Poehler put her own unconventional spin on the “empowerment speech.”
On his superb new solo album, songs that examine wanderlust, heartbreak, and the need for connection are framed by orchestrated pop and country and western.
Producers issued a warning: All phones will be put in a locked pouch during the show and anyone smuggling one in will be ejected.
With executive producers including Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, the sprawling crime drama takes a more systemic view of this thorny city than you might expect.
The composer’s work was performed by Dunedin Consort and Vox Luminis, while Zachary Wilder and Josep Maria Martí Duran offered northern Italian lovers’ laments.
Kaling gave birth to her daughter, Katherine, in December 2017.
Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland co-created the acclaimed Netflix series with Natasha Lyonne.
In his one-man show “Total Loss,” he tells the stories of his brother and a close friend, who died months apart.
TV Critic’s Corner
Articles will be written, Twitter will sport yada-yada memes, and TV will give us a marathon. On July 5, TBS will feature “Bestivus,” airing what the channel has deemed the 30 best episodes.
Stages | Terry Byrne
Emily Bautista, who plays Kim in the touring production now at the Opera House, is an Acton native who grew up in Connecticut.
Tessa Thompson and especially Chris Hemsworth have fun in “Men in Black: International,” just not enough.
Her photography exhibition runs at Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology through Feb. 17.