Upcoming concerts, shows, performances in theater, music, dance, art, and television.
Barry Schneier’s images of the now-legendary 1974 show at Harvard Square Theatre were stashed away for decades. Now they’ve been compiled in a book.
Lawmakers in Italy’s largest opposition party, the center-left Democrats, huddled Wednesday to see if they could gather enough support in parliament for a durable government and avoid an early election that could bring Matteo Salvini’s euroskeptic, nationalist League party to power.
Frontman Glenn Tilbrook discusses the band’s body of work and why it was hard to pick songs for a tour that brings the Brits to three Massachusetts venues.
Galleries | Cate McQuaid
“Root Shock” reckons with the social, economic, and political forces that devastate lives worldwide.
Artists from across the city are devising scenes inspired by Shakespeare’s play but offering their own interpretations.
To the Moon and Back, an advocacy nonprofit focused on children exposed to opioids before birth, is hosting its Second Annual Adult Prom Night benefit fund-raiser.
The band kicks off a tour Thursday at Brighton Music Hall.
A sampling of things to do and see in communities west of Boston
King Richards’s Faire, a Renaissance festival, features rides, games, knights battling on horseback, sword-making, glass-blowing, portrait and face painting, and psychic readings.
“Jersey Boys,” the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is being performed through Sunday, Sept. 1 at North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly.
Drummer Cindy Blackman Santana talks about the band’s efforts to inspire young people to connect with music.
If you can’t remember the title of “On Becoming a God in Central Florida,” just call it “Kirsten Dunst’s show,” since it fully belongs to her.
A documentary about an Ohio auto glass factory that is run by a Chinese investor debuted Wednesday on Netflix as the streaming service’s first project backed by Michelle and Barack Obama’s new production company.
Doc talk | Peter Keough
News about upcoming and currently available documentaries.
TV Critic’s Corner
The HBO series really is a family soap opera, with some of the excesses that go along with that genre.
The new album, produced by St. Vincent, is a bold swerve in the direction of pop. Unfortunately, most of the time it’s a wrong turn.
A review of the documentary “Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles.”
The dramedy about a young man with Down syndrome stars Zack Gottsagen and Shia LaBeouf.
This week’s picks from Globe critics.
Larry King is seeking a divorce from his seventh wife, Shawn King, after 22 years.
HBO Max, the cable channel’s forthcoming streaming service, has ordered a pilot for “The Rules of Magic,” based on Hoffman’s novels “The Rules of Magic” and “Practical Magic.”
The stars were in town for Fan Expo by Boston Comic Con.
The 17-year-old made history Monday when she became the first artist born in this century to land a No. 1 song — ‘‘Bad Guy,’’ in this case — on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
The wide receiver objected Monday to recent comments from the rapper about social activism by current and former NFL players, including Colin Kaepernick.
Orange’s novel “There There” and Jeffrey C. Stewart’s biography of Harlem Renaissance thinker Alain Locke are among this year’s winners of American Book Awards, given for works that highlight the diversity of the country’s literature.
This past weekend, the orchestra delivered two crowd-pleasing programs of Brahms and Robert Schumann.
The organization says the show will celebrate ‘‘legendary women in Country Music throughout the ceremony.’’
The WEEI commentator and columnist Alex Reimer, who sparked controversy in January 2018 when he called Tom Brady’s young daughter a “pissant” on the air, is leaving the sports radio station for a political gig.
Johnson, 47, posted a celebratory wedding photo to Instagram, with the long-time couple standing on a verdant hillside overlooking the water.
The British royal has rejected renewed suggestions he may have been involved in the alleged sex crimes of his one-time friend Jeffrey Epstein.
Mr. Williams’s career straddled the ‘‘Golden Age of Animation,’’ which petered out between the 1950s and 1960s, and the rise of computer-assisted animation in the 1990s and beyond.
MATTHEW GILBERT | YOUR TV GPS
Globe critic Matthew Gilbert guides you through the week in television.
The “Pulp Fiction” actor made his first convention appearance in Boston on Sunday to promote new film “The Fanatic.”
Saturday night’s show, the trio’s first in Boston since 2013, was a muscular run-through of their past 15 years of pop hits.
The Super Bowl MVP is developing new film and TV projects, including... a romantic comedy?
Without fanfare, the King of Country delivered his hits and one surprise during his show Saturday at Gillette Stadium.
Last month’s controversy over Steve Locke’s memorial to enslaved people denied us a crucial piece of art.
Your Week Ahead
“Call Mr. Robeson,” bowling for a cause, Chinatown film screenings, and more.
Mr. Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend, became a movie star in his own right.
Looks like Robert Richardson’s getting in on the superhero craze after all.
Maryland’s highest court says the smell of marijuana isn’t enough for police to search a person.
NBCUniversal, set to compete with Netflix by launching its own streaming service, wants to turn the novel by Karen M. McManus into a “Pretty Little Liars”-size hit.
The provocative “dual coming-of-age story,” as the premium-cable network describes it, will premiere on Oct. 27, with Kathryn Hahn starring.
MIchael Andor Brodeur | It’s A Thing
Michael Andor Brodeur’s review of the week online.
Mendes’s set on Thursday was brisk even when the tempos slowed, a testament to his growing confidence as a performer and the precision of his songwriting.
TV Critic’s Corner
The five people being honored are responsible in so many ways for the way TV comedy has evolved.