Upcoming concerts, shows, performances in theater, music, dance, art, and television.
An influential historian and academic, Dr. Brinkley traced the evolution of liberalism from the New Deal to the 21st century.
The “Brittany Runs a Marathon” star picked up the Next Wave Award at the Provincetown International Film Festival last weekend.
Host Meghna Chakrabarti moderated the live podcast at the Provincetown International Film Festival, which featured Hannah Pearl Utt, Matt Kane, and John Cameron Mitchell.
The concert was a combination of travel history and images, with Steves’s narration and the Pops’ musical accompaniment.
TV Critic’s Corner
“The Daily Show With Trevor Noah” is the latest to announce live episodes following both nights of the first Democratic debate.
The museum announced appointments and promotions on Tuesday, including a new position devoted to the extraordinary gift of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art the museum received from the van Otterloo and Weatherbie families in 2017.
The VIP LOUNGE | Seth Rudetsky
Rudetsky will perform with Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller at the Emerson Colonial Theatre on July 8.
Eating your way through literature sounds fun, but is it healthy?
Despite generally fine performances by the large cast, there’s a hollowness at the center of the 1991 musical.
The Beehive was buzzing Sunday night.
A decade after seemingly wrapping up “The Hunger Games,” Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem.
Mezzo-soprano Ginger Costa-Jackson took a star turn as the fabled beauty, but a clunky English translation weighed the show down.
There are no exciting new shows this week.
Taylor Swift’s new music video features a number of famous faces, including Ellen DeGeneres, Laverne Cox, RuPaul, and the cast of “Queer Eye.”
MATTHEW GILBERT | YOUR TV GPS
Globe TV critic Matthew Gilbert’s guide to the week in watching.
The Lemonheads’ Paradise gig on Saturday night was their first hometown show in six years. And they delivered, cramming almost 30 songs into about 90 minutes.
This week’s picks from Globe critics.
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.
Michael Andor Brodeur | @Large
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.
The pop star on Thursday released a new tune called ‘‘You Need to Calm Down,’’ where she addresses her own haters but also calls out those who attack the LGBTQ community.
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.
Prize-winning poet Ocean Vuong’s debut novel is “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous.”
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.