Tim Howard: The human wall
Why do shrinks flock to Cape Cod’s Wellfleet?
Every summer, thousands of mental health professionals pack their bags and set off for the tiny town.
What would Jesus do (about climate change)?
Gordon College science professor Dorothy Boorse wants evangelical Christians to connect their faith with caring for the environment.
A rare ride, the bamboo bicycle
Erba Cycles’ Randall Levere turns heads with the unexpected material he uses in his South Boston cycling business.
Jenny Lewis bounces back with ‘The Voyager’
Lewis’ star-studded “Just One of the Guys” video racked up nearly 2.5 million views on YouTube in eight days.
Five faves at Newport Folk Festival
Don’t miss Jimmy Cliff, Jack White, and the Haden Triplets at Newport Folk Festival.
Trumpeter Sandoval celebrtes music without borders
The Cuban expat trumpeter, bandleader, and media personality Arturo Sandoval is a headliner for the Summer Arts Weekend festival.
Rock stars they’re not, but gubernatorial candidates go on tour
Political tours help candidates garner media coverage for what could otherwise seem like just another event to hear from residents.
Feast of festivals in Greater Boston
A look at what’s on tap at music festivals in Boston, Cambridge, and Lowell.
Hipster musicians in a video masterpiece
Ragnar Kjartansson’s nine-channel video installation “The Visitors” at the Institute of Contemporary Art promises to be the hit of the summer.
Bang on a Can connects musical, visual works at Mass MoCA
Bang on a Can’s Summer Music Festival offers a series of programs that highlight musical links to parts of the museum’s collection.
Factory Theatre closing leaves small troupes on edge
Boston fringe theater companies are scrambling for new spaces with word that the Factory Theatre will close Oct. 31.
Spectacular realism at the International Center of Photography
Two shows at the International Center of Photography look at Latin American photographers past and present.
Brilliant performance is well suited to ‘Breaking the Code’
Though the 1986 drama is talky, overlong, and a trifle unfocused, Barrington Stage Company’s production is compelling.
Hoffman shines in ‘A Most Wanted Man’
The adaption of John le Carré’s best-selling novel is Philip Seymour Hoffman’s last leading role before his death.
‘Yves Saint Laurent’: the man behind the logo
The film looks at the life of the legendary designer, with Pierre Niney in the title role.
In ‘Lucy,’ a heroine’s brain fires on all cylinders
Scarlett Johansson takes command — and then some.
Douglas and Keaton star in ‘And So It Goes’
Rob Reiner’s new movie might as well be a eulogy for his career.
The eyes have it — or do they? — in ‘I Origins’
Michael Pitt, Brit Marling, and Astrid Bergès-Frisbey star in the cerebral sci-fi thriller.
In ‘Hellion,’ a different sort of boyhood
Kat Candler’s film, however heartfelt and well-intended, just doesn’t measure up.