Easy slice-and-bake cookie recipes for busy holidays
When you have more time — or unexpected guests at the door — slice, bake, and go.
The trick $3 gas plays on us
Lower prices at the pump have a way of making us feel suddenly rich. But don’t celebrate yet.
Turkey trots an emerging Thanksgiving tradition
Thanksgiving Day comes just before the heavy snows blanket the region, offering cool, crisp conditions.
Macau’s new stamps showcase 2,000 years of math, word puzzles
The most unique feature of the set is how alive the stamps feel.
At Lyric Stage, an updated ‘Allergist’s Wife’
Actor and playwright Charles Busch’s career breakthrough, “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife,” gets an update at the Lyric Stage Company.
Transported by transportation at the MFA
“Planes, Trains, and Automobiles,” at the Museum of Fine Arts, takes a transporting look at transportation.
For Tyson, it’s been a long but rewarding trip to ‘Bountiful’
Cicely Tyson is in the midst of a two-year journey in a watershed role, playing Carrie Watts in “The Trip to Bountiful.”
In ‘Phèdre,’ troupe searches for the human connection
The Actors’ Shakespeare Project production is the result of an accumulation of various artistic perspectives.
A tour de force by Brooke Adams in ‘Happy Days’
Adams as Winnie in the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company production is one of the best performances this year.
‘Little Prince’ teen is enjoying the journey
Fifteen-year-old Wil Moser plays the Little Prince in the New Repertory Theatre production based on the classic novella.
‘Lives in Ruins’ by Marilyn Johnson
Johnson’s globe-spanning new book is simultaneously a crash course in basic archeology.
Boston Camerata celebrates 60 years with ‘Daniel’
The Boston Camerata returns to “The Play of Daniel,” a 13th-century work in some ways emblematic of the ensemble’s bold work.
At the deCordova, socializing with the camera
“The Social Medium” in question at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is photography.
A short talk with Sam Claflin
The actor, who plays Finnick Odair in the penultimate “Hunger Games” movie, shared a few facts about the blockbuster.
‘Point and Shoot’ takes aim at a hero of our time
Marshall Curry’s documentary wanders through a maze of conundrums as it shares Matt VanDyke’s footage of his post-modernist Odyssey.
Kahane brings heady concept album to Cafe 939
Pop polymath Gabriel Kahane’s latest album, “The Ambassador,” is one of this year’s standouts.
The Barr Brothers bring an eclectic acoustic mix to Cambridge
The Barr Brothers, led by former members of Boston band the Slip, visit from Montreal to share adventurous sounds.
Louis Vecchio of New Politics on five influences
“These are great artists; they shaped the world even if they knew it or not,” Vecchio says.
Nils Frahm at Brighton Music Hall
Watching German composer Nils Frahm’s adrenalized live performances is akin to watching an impassioned 19th-century conductor.