Win Butler of Arcade Fire in concert at Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Mass.

Rose Lincoln for the Boston Globe

Win Butler of Arcade Fire in concert at Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Mass. Tuesday night.

Arcade Fire brings grooves and spectacle to Mansfield

Every song had its own distinct vibe, veering from the skeletal beauty of “The Suburbs” to the narcotic disco of “Reflektor.” By James Reed

Music Review

// Mahone updates the teen-idol template at Blue Hills

Four acts from the latest crop of teen-pop acts showed how flooding potential fans with information (and some music) can be effective.

Stage Review

//,FischerOpeningSister.jpg Potent ‘Sister Play’ explores the ties that bind

Familiar tropes are given a fresh and potent rendering in “Sister Play” by John Kolvenbach, which is having its world premiere in Wellfleet.

Music Review

//,NicholasPhan,BramwellTovey(conduting),RichardSuart,FredericavonStade,PaulLaRosa,8.16.14(HilaryScott).jpg At Tanglewood, remembering Bernstein in bronze and music

The benign spirit and generous artistry of Leonard Bernstein permeated a Tanglewood Music Festival weekend in which his presence was felt.

Tommy Schrider and Megan Ketch in the Berkshire Theatre Group production of “A Hatful of Rain.”

Emily Faulkner

Stage Review

Berkshire’s ‘Hatful of Rain’ a relic of another time

There are some plays about social issues that stay sharp for years, speaking across the decades with their power intact. “A Hatful of Rain” is not one of them.

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// Critic’s corner: What’s on TV Wednesday

Matthew Gilbert’s TV guide, including Legends” on TNT.

Summer Arts Preview

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// The sizzling summer of arts

Transforming the Clark Art Institute, Newport Jazz Festival, plus 90 critics’ picks.


Mark Wahlberg at the Beijing premiere of


Wahlberg in talks to tackle ‘Deepwater Horizon’

Mark Wahlberg may star in the movie about the 2010 explosion of the BP oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.


Local artist to exhibit in McConaughey movie

Painter Marcia Crumley’s works will decorate the set of “Sea of Trees,” which is being filmed in Worcester.