Why do female CEOs get fired more often than male ones?
The reason female CEOs get fired more often may lie in a term you’ve never heard: The Glass Cliff.
Wonder Woman’s secret history and surprising lessons
Jill Lepore, Harvard history professor and New Yorker staff writer, on her new book, “The Secret History of Wonder Woman.”
‘Alice’ stumbles on the way to Wonderland
Thanks to a knockout performance by Leigh Barrett as Alice’s mother and the Queen of Hearts, the Wheelock Family Theatre’s production nearly hits its mark.
IBM chief Virginia Rometty stresses cybersecurity, cloud computing in Boston speech
Virginia Rometty, the chief executive of International Business Machines, spoke Wednesday to a crowded gathering of Boston business figures about the growing importance of cyber security and cloud computing for every industry.
Deal completed, Tufts, Lowell General look to expand
Tufts Medical Center and Lowell General Hospital are seeking additional health care organizations to expand their new network.
‘Thrown’ by Kerry Howley
Howley’s book is a fresh, funny, and highly cerebral treatise on the philosophical merits of cage fighting.
Birkin: the smell of luxury?
A small number of the leather handbags sold within the last year have revealed a not so odor-able problem: a pungent stench.
Maura Healey for attorney general
Her competitive drive is tempered by a deep understanding of complex and high-stakes issues.
Spanx to open a standalone boutique, but why here?
When the fat-squeezing juggernaut Spanx opens a store in the Natick Mall, it will be one of only a dozen standalone boutiques in the entire country.
Boston City Council honors Dick and Rick Hoyt, Marathon stars
The sight of Dick Hoyt pushing his son, Rick, in a wheelchair across the finish line of 32 Boston Marathons has become a symbol of parental devotion, strength, and perseverance in the city and beyond.
Deb Goldberg for state treasurer
Unlike her opponent, Goldberg has held elected office on the local level, gaining valuable political and fiscal experience.
Galvin files civil fraud charges against EmGoldex
Massachusetts Secretary of State William F. Galvin on Wednesday filed civil fraud charges against EmGoldex Team USA Inc. and four principals, alleging that the Andover group was running a pyramid scheme.
Updating a mid-century classic
Diane Burcz and her husband were drawn to this Newton home, built in 1949, for its historical significance.
Iredale Mineral Cosmetics celebrates its 20th anniversary
Jane Iredale is finally moving out of her home-headquarters-hybrid to a 20,000-square-foot, honest-to-goodness office building in Great Barrington.
Party Lines: Storybook Ball
About 550 guests recently attended 2014 Storybook Ball to benefit Mass. General Hospital for Children.
US consumer prices rose 0.1 percent in September
WASHINGTON — US consumer prices edged up slightly in September, with the overall increase held back by a third straight monthly decline in gasoline prices. The tiny gain was the latest evidence that inflation remains benign.
To Do List
Since the launch of his eponymous jewelry line in 2000, Marco Bicego has redefined the phrase “timeless luxury.” His unique manipulation transforms luxurious 18-karat gold into textured designs of beads, links, and coils.. Bicego showcases his newest collection. Oct. 23 from 1-5 p.m. Free. Saks Fifth Avenue, 800 Boylston St., 617-262-8500. www.saksfifthavenue.com
The week ahead: Pop & rock
James Reed’s picks for noteworthy pop and rock concerts in Boston and the surrounding area this week.
Critics’ picks: Theater
Globe reviewers offer a guide to area productions, including “It Felt Empty When the Heart Went At First But It Is Alright Now,’’ “Assassins,’’ “Bad Jews,’’ “Two Boys Lost,’’ and “Dear Elizabeth.’’
Nightlife in and around Boston:
DIGITALISM The Facebook page for this German electro-punk duo compares their songs “to simple chapters in a complex novel about social interaction and attraction, with distorted baselines and thumping rhythms comprising the punctuation.” They appear with Baltimoroder. Oct. 25, 10 p.m. $19, $16 advance. Sinclair, 52 Church St., Cambridge. 617-547-5200, www.sinclaircambridge.com
THE CRANKTONES Dance to rockabilly and rock ‘n’ roll when DJ Easy Ed presents an encore show by rockabilly artists The Cranktones with guests Johnny Carlevale and the Rollin’ Pins. When the band’s not playing, Easy Ed is spinning. Oct. 25, 9 p.m. $12. Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington St., Jamaica Plain. 617-524-9038, www.midwaycafe.com 617-524-9038