Renee Zellweger won’t be able to live down new look
Actresses like Zellweger pay a steep price for daring to make unpopular choices about their own appearances.
St. Petersburg’s fresh new face
Posh travel tastemakers have heaped big ol’ bear hugs on St. Petersburg this year.
Biologist Michael Moore had waited all day — really, all his life — for the whale to surface, the suffering giant he thought he could save, that science had to save. It had come down to this.
2014 Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts
The Globe Magazine and The Commonwealth Institute honor organizations with impressive records of innovation and workplace diversity.
Renaissance masters vie for eminence in new Gardner show
A new show of drawing by revered sculptors of Renaissance Italy at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum reveals ego and rivalry as much as it does mastery.
Silicon Valley vs. Boston: Is one friendlier to women?
In the race to create a startup hub welcoming to women, Boston may just have an advantage.
Couples go to extremes in wife-carrying contest
The men rocketed up a rugged obstacle course, navigating over boulders, traversing through mud, and wading through thigh-deep water.
5 things next governor should do for innovation economy
The next Mass. governor will need to create energy, jobs, new industries, and fast-growing firms beyond the Route 495 ring.
Bard’s words upstaged by staging in recent productions
Many recent area productions of Shakespeare’s plays have placed less emphasis on glittering words than on boldly arresting imagery.
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.
If you go to Universal Orlando
On a weekend in a slower month at Universal Orlando, since kids are back in school, you can practically have the park to yourself.
Can grown-ups find happiness at Universal’s Harry Potter world?
From the moment you enter the two Harry Potter lands in Universal’s Orlando theme parks, you are thoroughly enchanted.
Boston Ballet offers fresh take on ‘Swan Lake’
Boston Ballet’s new production is infused with new choreography, and featuring all new sets and costumes by Robert Perdziola.
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.”
Poulenc piano work a mysterious paean to Piaf
In his Improvisation No. 15, the French composer Francis Poulenc paid mysterious tribute to Edith Piaf.
Want a say in government? Try voting!
Turnout in the September primaries was pitiful. That calls for drastic measures.
Double-barreled action from James Franco
New releases on disc include “Good People,” “Life of Crime,” and “WKRP in Cincinnati: The Complete Series.”
For ‘Hearts and Minds’ director, the battle goes on
Forty years ago, Peter Davis’s 1974 documentary stirred up the hearts and minds of a country divided by the Vietnam War.
Ranks of unenrolled voters grow in Boston’s suburbs
While the amount of unenrolled voters have grown, Democratic and Republican numbers have slipped.
Who rules hip-hop’s past?
Biggie or Kool Herc? As a cultural juggernaut hits middle age, two parallel visions emerge for what “classic” should mean.