2016 Winter Arts Guide

From left: Tom Chiu, Conrad Harris, Max Mandel, and Felix Fan of the Flux Quartet.

Iannis Delatolas

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Feldman’s epic, played here at last by Flux Quartet

The ensemble that has steadfastly championed Morton Feldman’s six-hour Second String Quartet, plays the work’s Boston-area premiere in February.

Winter Arts guide

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/01/25/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Tjampitjinpa-TwoWomenDreaming_TL41480.6_transformation_PR.jpg Illuminating indigenous Australian art at Harvard

Harvard Art Museums turn the spotlight on little-known works and elusive perspectives in a new show titled “Everywhen.”

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/12/29/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/image0-extralarge_1447274396069.jpg Lake Street Dive offers meatier sound on new album

Signed to a major label and headed toward a House of Blues date in March, Boston favorite Lake Street Dive is getting used to the notion of success.

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Top 10 upcoming dance events

Critic’s picks for dance performances in the Boston area and beyond.

winter arts guide

Top 10 upcoming pop music shows

Sarah Rodman’s picks for noteworthy pop music events in Boston and the surrounding area during winter and spring.

winter arts guide

Top 10 picks for TV this winter

Matthew Gilbert tells us what to watch this season.

winter Arts guide

Top 10 upcoming classical music events

Jeremy Eichler’s picks for noteworthy classical music events in Boston and the surrounding area.

winter arts guide

Top 10 upcoming theater performances

Don Aucoin’s picks for Boston-area theater this winter.

winter arts guide

Top 10 upcoming art events

Sebastian Smee’s picks for upcoming noteworthy art shows and exhibitions.

What's on TV

TV Critic’s Corner

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/ManSeekingWomanEpisodicImages2.jpg ‘Man Seeking Woman’ is brilliant-ish

OK, so THIS SHOW IS BRILLIANT might be a bit of overstatement. But I am consistently blown away by the inventiveness of “Man Seeking Woman.”

Events

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/04/11/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/DennisHlynsky_Brute_Pink.jpg The week ahead: music, theater, art, and more

Critics’ picks for what is happening locally in the arts world.

Local galleries

Galleries

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Untitled-5-002.jpg Memorials, ethereal and elegiac, at Boston University

Current shows at BU’s galleries evoke French servicemen lost during World War I, and evoke tensions of shadows and light.