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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: Bill O'Reilly, host of FOX News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor, waits for the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama during an event about Obama's 'My Brother's Keeper' initiative in the East Room at the White House February 27, 2014 in Washington, DC. As part of his 'Year of Action,' Obama announced a $200 million commitment from nine foundations to bolster the education and employment of young men and boys of color. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Bill O’Reilly says ‘the truth will come out’ about his Fox News exit

O’Reilly, appearing on his podcast, also said he’s sad and surprised that he’s off TV.


BPL honors Appiah, Faludi, and others

The library’s annual Literary Lights awards dinner was held over the weekend.


VIPs drop by New England Aquarium

A former congresswoman and a clutch ballplayer spend a few hours at the fishbowl.


Megyn Kelly’s NBC show to debut in June?

The former Fox News host set to return to TV.

Shania Twain at the Billboard Music Awards in 2014.


Quote of the day: Shania Twain

The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter revealed that her first album was Michael Jackson’s “Off The Wall,” and her first concert was Van Halen.

“This Is Life LIVE” cohost DeVon Franklin.

TV Critic’s Corner

End of the line for ‘This Is Life LIVE’

TLC’s four-night live TV event concludes on Wednesday.

Sting performing in March in Germany.


Sting to play at Tanglewood

The former Police frontman will play at the BSO’s Berkshires abode in August.

Erin Moran likely died from cancer, officials say

Authorities say former “Happy Days” star Erin Moran likely died from cancer at her southern Indiana home.

Kendrick Lamar performed a headlining set at Coachella over the weekend.


What’s the date of Kendrick Lamar’s show in Boston?

The rapper has released the itinerary for his 17-date tour, which includes a stop at TD Garden.

Conservationist Gallmann shot in Kenya

Herders invaded the 73-year-old author’s ranch in search of pasture to save their animals from drought.

From left: Writer and director Imraan Ismail, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, and writer and director Kathryn Bigelow onstage at the Tribeca Film Festival.


‘Furious’ still dominates; Clinton surprises at Tribeca

Celebrity news from the weekend.

From left: Mitch Moreland’s wife, Susannah; Dave Dombrowski’s wife, Karie; and Drew Pomeranz’s wife, Carolyn, at the Taj Hotel.


Red Sox wives turn out for cancer center benefit

The event was one of many celebrity sightings around town.

From left: Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer, and Yo-Yo Ma at Symphony Hall.


Ma, Meyer, and Thile cast a spell at Symphony Hall

The master performers played selections from “Bach Trios.”

Maureen Fleming performing “Dialogue of Self and Soul.’’

Dance Review

Maureen Fleming mesmerizes in ‘B. Madonna’

The work comprises nine pieces, and Fleming, now in her early 60s, doesn’t miss a beat.

Boston Baroque performing “Giulio Cesare” in Jordan Hall on Friday.

Music Review

Staging of ‘Cesare’ distracts from Boston Baroque’s brilliance

The presentation of George Frideric Handel’s “Giulio Cesare” worked best when minimal directorial intervention left room for the singers to just sing.

In this image from a video footage taken on May 3, 2000 in New York, the Italian-born author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann speaks during an interview. Gallmann was shot at her Kenyan ranch and airlifted for treatment after herders invaded in search of pasture to save their animals from drought, officials said Sunday, April 23, 2017. (AP Photo)

Author and conservationist shot by herders in drought-addled Kenya

Italian-born Kuki Gallmann was shot at her ranch and airlifted after herders invaded in search of pasture to save their animals from drought.

Erin Moran played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms ‘‘Happy Days’’ and ‘‘Joanie Loves Chachi.’’

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham from ‘Happy Days,’ dies at 56

The former child star played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms ‘‘Happy Days’’ and ‘‘Joanie Loves Chachi.’’

Mr. Hendricks taught in the art department at Connecticut College for decades.

Barkley L. Hendricks, 72, portraitist of a new black pride

The painter gave new representation to ordinary black men and women, memorializing them in portraits that echoed the grand manner of the old masters.

Hey Zeus combined a tight metal sound with a dose of kitsch.

music review

Carissa Johnson sets Rock & Roll Rumble ablaze

A fire alarm interupted the set of this year’s eventual winner, who prevailed over Hey Zeus and the Rupert Selection.

President Donald Trump.

Trump says he’ll mark 100 days with Pennsylvania rally

President Donald Trump will hold a “BIG” rally in Pennsylvania to mark his first 100 days in office.

Olivia de Havilland (left) with Jimmy Stewart and Bette Davis in Hollywood in 1940.

TV Critic’s Corner

A perfect response from Olivia de Havilland

With a distinct lack of juiciness and maybe just a bit of a burn, the screen legend replied to the Hollywood Reporter’s questions about FX’s “Feud.”

Independent Film Festival Boston’s Nancy Campbell and Brian Tamm in 2015.


Independent Film Festival Boston is ready to roll despite fire

House fire is a personal setback for IFFB organizers but it won’t affect festival.

From left: Pauline Bilsky, saxophonist Grace Kelly, and Fred Taylor together at the dinner hosted by Bilsky and Don Carlson to honor Taylor for his decades of work shaping Boston’s jazz scene.


Scholarship in Fred Taylor’s name announced at JazzBoston event

The jazz impresario feted at dinner Friday night.

Anita Shreve


Author Anita Shreve cancels book tour to tend to health

The best-selling scribe reveals she‘ll be undergoing chemotherapy.

Chris Evans


Chris Evans is headed to Broadway

The actor will star in “Lobby Hero,” a play written by Kenneth Lonergan.

From left: Rosario Dawson, Katherine Heigl, and Isabella Kai Rice.

Movie Review

‘Unforgettable’ is memorably misogynistic

A variation on the old crowd-pleasing classic “Fatal Attraction,” “Unforgettable” is contrived, implausible, derivative, and more.

Thaddeus Phillips in “17 Border Crossings.’’

Stage Review

In ‘17 Border Crossings,’ vivid snapshots but an incomplete picture

Thaddeus Phillips’s solo show at ArtsEmerson unfolds in a series of vignettes about international travel.

Tom Brady was not with the Patriots when the Super Bowl champs visited the White House this week.


Did Brady skip the White House at the urging of Gisele?

Gisele Bundchen is not a big fan of President Trump.

Andris Nelsons leads the BSO and pianist Radu Lupu on Thursday.

Music Review

With an all-Mozart program, BSO starts small and goes big

Andris Nelsons led a concert that was a revelatory study in size and scale.

Gore Place’s 30th Annual Sheepshearing Festival will be held Saturday, April 25.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do the week of April 24-30

Gore Place’s Sheepshearing Festival, “Peppa Pig’s Big Splash!,” Independent Bookstore Day, and more.

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II left Easter Sunday service in Windsor Castle last weekend.

Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with quiet day, gun salutes

The queen is Britain’s oldest and longest-reigning monarch.

Cuba Gooding Sr.

Singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in car in Los Angeles

Authorities say the 72-year-old singer and father of actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was found dead in a car in the Woodland Hills section of Los Angeles.

This photo provided by FOX shows, David Duchovny, left, as Fox Mulder and Gillian Anderson as Dana Scully in an episode of

‘The X-Files’ is coming back

The truth is out there.

Volunteer Christine Murcott put the finishing touches on a Matisse-inspired flower arrangement.

Kahlo, Pollock works will highlight MFA’s ‘Art in Bloom’

At the MFA’s “Art in Bloom,” floral designs complement some of the museum’s iconic works.

A smiley rainbow from Snapchat’s World Lenses app brightens up an outside photo.

tech nomad

Augmented reality takes small steps toward magic leaps

Social media hubs like Snapchat and Facebook are offering peeks at augmented reality’s post-Pokemon future.

Aaron Hernandez in court in Fall River in 2013.

TV critic’s corner

Aaron Hernandez docuseries is in the works

Plus four other takeaways from the week in TV.

Porn star Linda Lovelace, who starred in “Deep Throat,” arrived at the Academy Award in Los Angeles in 1974.

book review

In ‘Somebody With a Little Hammer,’ essays search for humanity in taboo territory

Mary Gaitskill’s first collection of essays may be uneven, but it’s also indispensable.

book review

‘Anything Is Possible’ for lives seeking a chance for change

Elizabeth Strout frequently shows us what Flannery O’Connor called “the almost imperceptible intrusions of grace” into human lives.

Moment has arrived for Gaiman’s ‘American Gods’

The timing is fortuitous for the TV adaptation of the author’s fantasy novel — what he calls “a big, mad drama about America.”

Send-up of tech world that’s light, funny, and ephemeral as Snapchat message

“Startup” is a coming-of-age novel for these digital times.

book review

In the state of Paul Ryan and Scott Walker, ‘Janesville’ offers profile of town struggling to survive

“Janesville’’ traces the problems of a once proud manufacturing town laid low by the recession and the broken social contract.

Elsa Dorfman in her Cambridge studio with her Polaroid 20x24 camera.


‘The B-Side’ could be early birthday present for photographer Elsa Dorfman

The Cambridge portrait photographer is the subject of a new Errol Morris documentary.

Michael Keaton plays Ray Kroc in “The Founder.”

Ty Burr

10 movies worth your digital-streaming time

It is time once again to address the howling black hole of chaos that is your On Demand movie menu.

A worker in a Chinese coal mine from Zhao Liang’s “Behemoth.”

doc talk

In these documentaries, some see grim images, others see humor

‘Behemoth’ surveys environmental ruin; ‘Last Laugh’ mines Holocaust.

Skylark Vocal Ensemble

Classical Notes | David Weininger

Finding his voice with Skylark Vocal Ensemble

Artistic director Matthew Guard makes sure all of his choral group’s programs are thematically based, bringing an unconventional approach to history and context.

“Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive” screens Saturday at the Brattle.

In Focus

Documentaries celebrate independence at IFFBoston

An outsider’s point of view is rewarded on subjects ranging from a Poe devotee to the painful retirement of a life-altering service dog.