Pleasant surprises, a variety of styles at Saturday’s Boston Calling
My Morning Jacket, St. Vincent, Ben Harper, and Run the Jewels were among the highlights at Boston Calling on Saturday.
The big picture
Photographs by Reuters show cities shrouded in weather that make them appear to be living in the clouds.
Album review: Alesso, ‘FOREVER’
The best parts of Swedish producer Alesso’s debut LP hint at his knack for crafting mood music; too bad the rest feels incomplete without streamers, lasers, and crowds.
With Wynn casino license award, gaming commission actions deserve scrutiny
Did the gaming commission violate state law in granting a casino license to Steve Wynn?
Families with a transgender child learn and change
More families are speaking out about their experience of raising a transgender child day-to-day.
MIT sets up bitcoin research, development
MIT hopes to help the sprawling bitcoin project shed its chaotic past and emerge as a more versatile platform.
Odyssey stages British ‘folly’ and ‘extravaganza’
Odyssey Opera’s festival of English musical dramas included Arthur Sullivan’s “The Zoo” and William Walton’s “The Bear.”
Low-level earthquake hits N.H.; no injuries reported
The epicenter of the earthquake was approximately 6 miles northwest of Concord.
Iconic filmmaker Waters to receive honorary degree from RISD
When the Rhode Island School of Design offered iconic filmmaker John Waters an honorary degree, he was surprised. After all, he got thrown out of every school he ever went to.
Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino goes back on disabled list
It’s a left calf injury this time; the Sox selected utilityman Jeff Bianchi from Pawtucket to fill in.
Lincoln-Sudbury boys’ lacrosse finishes season ranked No. 1
The Warriors have won 13 straight and enter the postseason as the team to beat.
After detour, Concord-Carlisle moves back into girls’ lacrosse top 5.
Top three teams in the rankings remain unchanged.
Despite losses, Silver Lake and Bridgewater-Raynham remain 1-2 in softball poll
There are no unbeatens left in EMass after Silver Lake and Amesbury were defeated last week.
Unbeaten Westwood breaks back into the baseball Top 10
The Wolverines improved to 18-0, and are making push for a spot in the Super 8.
High school tennis sectionals: Six survive from North, advance to state individual finals
Acton-Boxboro’s Eric Guba and Jeff Zhao beat Newton South’s Troy Manditch and Levi Shlyankevich in a classic boys’ doubles showdown.
Newton South, Needham providing usual 1-2 punch in boys’ volleyball
Powerhouse teams will enter the tournament with identical 20-0 marks.