Upcoming concerts, shows, performances in theater, music, dance, art, and television.
“I really get so much value out of my art when others approach me and tell me that they can relate to it. That’s what I live for.”
It’s a Thing
Michael Andor Brodeur offers his review of the week online.
We can all calm down: Happy Taylor still writes bangers.
A farmer who appeared on ABC’s “The Bachelor” has accepted a suspended two-year prison sentence for his role in a 2017 Iowa crash that killed another man.
The highly personalized service is a striking contrast to the wide world of online dating. But it doesn’t come cheap.
But what isn’t entirely clear — at least, not yet — is how all this technology shapes the parenting experience: Do apps produce informed moms and dads, or anxious ones?
TV Critic’s Corner
The actor, who plays Saul Goodman-Jimmy McGill in “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul,” said he “can’t wait to see it” in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.
Your Week Ahead
An art installation explores immigration, the Spencer Fair helps close out summer, an Asian street festival comes to the Seaport, and more.
Novelist Brock Clarke makes three local stops to read from “Who Are You, Calvin Bledsoe?”
Miley Cyrus denied rumors Thursday that she cheated on her soon-to-be ex-husband, Liam Hemsworth.
There was much to celebrate and enjoy this summer. But then there’s “Big Little Lies.”
Caleb Crain’s latest novel is a fantastical fall down the rabbit hole
A new exhibition surveys the magical, meticulous career of illustrator and children’s book master Peter Sís.
It turns out that despite her lack of lived experience in the tensions and tumult of ’69, Elin Hilderbrand is possessed of remarkable perspective on the time.
After 10 years, the party’s just about over for ART’s Shakespeare-Studio 54 mashup.
new england literary news | nina maclaughlin
The latest news from the New England literary scene
TV Critic’s Corner
The annual event will take place Monday night in Newark, N.J., at their Prudential Center.
Things to Do
The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.
story behind the book | kate tuttle
The author of “How to Be an Antiracist” speaks with the Globe’s Renée Graham on Wednesday at Coolidge Corner Theatre
@LARGE | Michael Andor Brodeur
An Internet community takes to the woods at Honcho Campout 2019.
Now 73, Wolf has plenty to look forward to — an upcoming album, tour dates, a gig at Fenway with The Who. But in a career-spanning interview, he also looks back.
The stand-up’s style of comedy has almost nothing in common with the jokes he writes for “The Daily Show.”
When Celia Woodsmith and Chris Hersch collaborate, everything clicks.
Harvard Film Archive brings a Dark Waters theme to its annual event.
And not just any mansion — the former first couple are looking to buy none other than Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck’s Martha’s Vineyard estate, which is listed for $14.85 million.
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.
The 29-year-old Australian actor filed for the dissolution of his marriage to the 26-year-old American pop star in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday.
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.”
In Paris, an American icon asks how we will put our kids before guns and make a better future.
The dramedy about a young man with Down syndrome stars Zack Gottsagen and Shia LaBeouf.
This week’s picks from Globe critics.