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Police stood by a cordoned off street close to the Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Islamic State group claims responsibility in Manchester blast

The Islamic State group says one of its members planted bombs in the middle of crowds in Manchester, England.

Flowers were left Tuesday at the edge of the crime scene in Manchester, England.

A much-anticipated evening ends in blood and horror

Ariana Grande’s concert ended in horror after police said a suicide bomber detonated explosives at the Manchester Arena.

Country star Eric Paslay spent time with pediatric patients at the Joslin Diabetes Center on Saturday.


Around town

A roundup of celebrity sightings and news of note.

From left: Bernard David Jones, Brandon Michael Hall, Yvette Nicole Brown, and Marcel Spears of “The Mayor,” which will air Tuesday nights at 9:30.

TV Critic’s Corner

What’s new — and not — this fall on ABC

An introduction to the networks’ fall schedules begins with ABC’s.

Bobby Moynihan (left) and Jaleel White in “Me, Myself & I.”


Bobby Moynihan, Jessica Pare, and Jeremy Piven star in CBS series this fall

The network fall preview continues with a look at CBS’s primetime schedule.

Zosia Mamet in the play


Zosia Mamet’s mom, Lindsay Crouse, sees her on Broadway

Crouse was in the audience at “The Whirligig.”

Al Gore and Elizabeth Keadle at the Cannes Film Festival.


Al Gore brings girlfriend to Cannes Film Festival

The former vice president is screening the sequel to “An Inconvenient Truth.”

Kenya Barris, creator of “Black-ish,” addresses Tufts grads.


‘Black-ish’ creator tells Tufts grads: If Trump can be president, anything is possible

As Kenya Barris sees it, this year’s college graduates have it both easy and hard.

Rapper Drake accepted Top Billboard 200 Album for “Views” onstage.

Drake breaks Adele's record at Billboard Music Awards

The rapper, who walked into the show Sunday with 22 nominations, won top artist, top male artist and top Billboard 200 album ("Views"), among others.

Lin-Manuel Miranda has joined the voice cast of Disney XD’s “DuckTales.’’

TV Critic’s Corner

Lin-Manuel Miranda on his way to Duckburg

The “Hamilton” creator is part of a “DuckTales” reboot.

Toby Keith

More Celebrity News

Trump briefly sees country star Toby Keith’s Saudi show

The country singer held a concert in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on the sidelines of President Trump’s first overseas visit.

Mrs. Fritz, a Wheaton College graduate, visited places where her subjects had lived as part of her thorough research.

Jean Fritz, 101, prolific author of history books for children

Part of Mrs. Fritz’s inspiration for exploring American history came from her childhood, which was spent in China.

Tom Brady, David Blaine, and Gisele Bundchen in April.


Remember when Tom Brady fed glass to David Blaine? Wait, there’s more.

Yes, Tom and Gisele watched the magician eat a piece of glass back in April, but you ain’t seen nothing yet.

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2015, file photo, Trevor Noah appears during a taping of

Get me a rewrite! Now it’s late-night hosts keeping up with the news

With a mixture of speed, weariness, and a growing, comedy show writers are scrambling to satisfy the appetites of their news-savvy audiences.

On ‘SNL,’ The Rock and Tom Hanks joked about a 2020 White House bid

Actor Dwayne ‘‘The Rock’’ Johnson, who was hosting the show for a fifth time, made a dramatic announcement in his opening monologue.

Bob Vila (front right) with BAC president Glen LeRoy leading the college’s processional down Newbury Street to Old South Church.


Bob Vila addresses BAC graduates

Boston Architectural College isn’t the largest commencement ceremony in the city, but that doesn’t mean the school doesn’t get a top-flight speaker.

Adam Sandler (right) with Dustin Hoffman at the Cannes Film Festival on Sunday.


Adam Sandler earns raves at Cannes

The actor is the toast of the Cannes Film Festival. Yes, you read that right.

Comedian, author, and Internet sensation Lilly Singh.


Lilly Singh, Tyler Oakley among big names at fall Under 30 Summit in Boston

The Forbes Under 30 Summit will return to Boston in October, this time with YouTube stars in tow.

Pixies frontman Black Francis, drummer David Lovering, and bassist Paz Lenchantin onstage at the House of Blues on Friday.

Music Review

Reunion summons the spirit of peak-era Pixies

The reunited, Boston-spawned band sounded fully in command at the House of Blues.

Was this ‘SNL’ saying farewell to President Trump?

The opening segment of this week’s episode featured a rendition of “Hallelujah.”

First lady Melania Trump spoke with Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef on Saturday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

In Saudi Arabia, Melania Trump opts to keep her head bare

Mrs. Trump did so, even though her husband had criticized a similar move by former first lady Michelle Obama.

William Brohn, 84, who made Broadway orchestras sing

Mr. Brohn worked on more than a dozen Broadway shows and won a Tony in 1998 for “Ragtime.”

Stanley Greene, teller of uncomfortable truths, dies at 68

Greene’s fearlessness in the most perilous of places made him one of the leading war photographers of his generation.

Ms. Dick at her home in Point Reyes Station, Calif., in November 2010.

Anne R. Dick, 90, memoirist and writer’s muse

The events and emotions of her marriage to Philip K. Dick turn up again and again in his novels, transfigured into science fiction.

L.A. Dance Project’s Nathan Makolandra and Rachelle Rafailedes in Justin Peck’s “Murder Ballades.”

Dance REview

L.A. Dance Project is a work in progress

Benjamin Millepied founded the contemporary company in 2012 and brought it to the Shubert Theatre Friday.

Mr. Vidov’s work caught the eye of international filmmakers, but his efforts to work abroad were blocked by the Soviets.

Oleg Vidov, 73, Soviet actor who defected to US

Mr. Vidov, a matinee idol in the Soviet Union, enjoyed a long film and TV career in Hollywood.

Volunteers are needed to help plant the Memorial Day Flag Garden on Boston Common.

Your week ahead

Five things to do, May 22-28

Memorial Day events, theater therapy, an arts festival in Marshfield, and more.


Wardrobe and floral tips, together at last

Bill Graham of Beautiful Things, a florist shop in Salem, will be presenting “Little Black Dress,” a whimsical evening combining his knowledge of fashion and floral design, June 1.


A festival, a support group, and a concert

Comings and goings of businesses and other organizations in the suburbs west of Boston.


The rise of Trump on Twitter, and the wave that could swamp him

Trump’s “masterful” use of Twitter has become part of the lore of his victory, but it will likely also play a part in the lore of his collapse.

Tilda Swinton and Jake Gyllenhaal posed for a photograph at the Cannes Film Fesitval in southern France.

Cannes apologizes for projection snafu with Netflix’s ‘Okja’

As if Netflix’s entry hadn’t prompted enough drama, the festival had to promise that the technical glitch was not anti-Netflix sabotage.

Map of the Boston Calling grounds at the Harvard Athletic Complex, Allston.

Where to find it? Your map of Boston Calling

Where’s the Ferris wheel? How about the free water? Your guide to the Boston Calling stages and amenities at the Harvard Athletic Complex in Allston.

What to expect at Boston Calling this year

While the switch from City Hall Plaza to a 16-acre site in Allston may take some getting used to, a diverse roster of artists remains a constant.

new england literary news | Nina MacLaughlin

Finding heart in finance, sources of inspiration

In his new book Harvard business professor Mihir Desai has tried to give finance a beating heart by viewing it through the lenses of literature, art, philosophy, music, movies, and TV.


Mostly nonfiction, with a foray into Harry Potter

W. Kamau Bell says his favorite book is “The Autobiography of Malcolm X.”

Jean-Pierre Léaud plays the title role in “The Death of Louis XIV.”

movie review

The sun sets on Louis XIV

True to its title, Albert Serra’s docu-drama depicts the final days of the Sun King as he lay in bed festering from the gangrene that would kill him.

Local bestsellers

A list of bestsellers Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound.

book review

Otis Redding’s revolution

Jonathan Gould’s biography sets the narrative of the R&B legend’s life against the backdrop of the tumult of the 1960s, the Jim Crow South, and the history of American popular music.

Katie Overfield-Zook at A Far Cry rehearsal.


A Far Cry at 10: nourishing one another through music and more

As the ensemble finishes its 10th season, the musicians have stepped up to a new level both artistically and professionally, without losing sight of the egalitarian approach that got them this far.

Romy Madley Croft of the xx

From the xx, an expanded sound and sing-along moments

The British trio has found a new groove on its third album, and live audiences are responding.

A scene from Amir Bar-Lev’s “Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story of the Grateful Dead.”

Doc Talk | Peter Keough

Tales of Deadheads, division, bad rap, dictators, and ‘Monsters’

From “Long Strange Trip” to “Bannon’s War,” “Bad Rap” to “They Call Us Monsters.”

Kyle MacLachlan returns — some 26 years later — for the third season of “Twin Peaks.”

matthew gilbert | Buzzsaw

Yes, ‘Twin Peaks’ changed TV, and yet . . .

I have mixed feelings about the much-revered series. Yes, I’m that guy.

Boston Calling on City Hall Plaza in 2016. The festival will be in a new location this year: the Harvard Athletic Complex.

The scene at Boston Calling: Good food, lots of grass, and a Ferris wheel

A much bigger site, a wider array of food and drink choices, and grass instead of concrete are intended to improve the experience for concertgoers.

All that jazz, in three appealing NY shows

Exhibitions at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum celebrate ’20s style — and beyond.

Jimmy Stewart as Jefferson Smith in Frank Capra’s “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.”

Ty Burr

In era of a President Trump, we need a Mr. Smith

There’s an opening for a hero here and no one seems interested in the job.

Ellen Kemper and Palehound at Boston Calling in May 2016.

7 Boston Calling tips, plus some travel suggestions

Don’t miss these sights, sounds, and tastes if you’re heading to the festival.