Why did AIDS charity auction money go to a Cambridge theater — and Harvey Weinstein’s pocket?

Harvey Weinstein reportedly arranged for $600,000 raised for charity to be sent to the American Repertory Theater, earmarked to reimburse Weinstein and fellow “Finding Neverland” investors.

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A look at The Boston Globe’s coverage of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church and the movie “Spotlight,” which is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation.

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Domhnall Gleeson and Will Tilston in “Goodbye Christopher Robin.”

Movie Review

‘Christopher Robin’ touches our inner child

“Goodbye Christopher Robin” explores how A.A. Milne invented Winnie-the-Pooh and thereby sacrificed the childhood of his son.

From left: Cole Sprouse and K.J. Apa in a scene from the CW’s “Riverdale.”

tv critic’s corner

A ratings boost for ‘Riverdale’ after its Netflix showcase

The show’s summer on Netflix helped the CW series in a big way. Will this become a trend?

“Henry James,” John Singer Sargent, 1913.

Art Review

The Gardner looks at Henry James and his painter friends

The novelist knew everyone who was anyone, and that included in the visual arts.


Samson offers its final gallery show

As its title suggests, there’s a strong political focus to “Immigrancy.”

Tatum won’t develop sexual abuse drama with Weinstein Co.

Tatum writes on Instagram Wednesday that he will not be developing anything with Harvey Weinstein’s former company.

Eliott Purcell


A mind meld with his ‘Curious’ character

Actor Eliott Purcell isn’t new to demanding parts, but his starring role in “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” is uniquely challenging.

Album Review

The Smiths’ ‘Queen’ is a light that’s never gone out

A deluxe reissue of the band’s tour de force includes a live disc recorded at Great Woods in 1986.

Josh Brolin stars as the leader of a wildfire-fighting unit, the Granite Mountain Hotshots, in “Only the Brave.”

Movie Review

An absorbing portrait of heroic hotshots

The makers of “Only the Brave” deliver a straightforward portrait of regular working men toiling at an uncommonly risky job.

Kris Delmhorst (right) collaborated with her husband, Jeffrey Foucault, on “The Wild.”

Delmhorst ventures into ‘The Wild’ with a partner by her side

Her new album is her first collboration with husband and fellow singer-songwriter Jeffrey Foucault.

Claire Foy and Andrew Garfield star in “Breathe.”

Movie Review

‘Breathe’ gives life to inspiration

Andy Serkis’s directorial debut is a based-on-truth drama about a man who overcame the limitations of his disability.

Globe TV critic Matthew Gilbert, shown during an early rehearsal for the second edition of “Globe Live.”


Second ‘Globe Live’ set to take the stage

Among those stepping into the spotlight on Oct. 27 and 28 at the Paramount Center will be Globe TV critic Matthew Gilbert.

Peggy Fogelman, Christina Nielsen, and Maureen Ruettgers.


Gardner Museum celebrates ‘Henry James’ exhibition

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum hosted a party Tuesday night for its new fall exhibition, “Henry James and American Painting.”

Celtics forward Gordon Hayward being tended to in Cleveland Tuesday night.


Gordon Hayward’s wife and father thank Celtics fans for thoughts and prayers

“Gordon’s a true competitor and will take this and use it as fuel to be that much better,” his wife, Robyn, wrote on Instagram.

Clay Cook of the Zac Brown Band at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear gala.


Celtics owner was watching on his phone as Gordon Hayward fell

Wyc Grousbeck was at a fund-raiser for Mass. Eye and Ear.

Elton John and Robert Kraft at a party in New York in 2014.


Elton John to play Robert Kraft’s private party next month

The last time the Pats owner threw a party at Gillette Stadium, the Rolling Stones performed.

DEAN WINTERS and LAUREN VELEZ on “Oz,” which ran on HBO from 1997 to 2003.

TV Critic’s Corner

The wonderful foresight of ‘Oz’

The creators and cast of the pioneering HBO drama look back 20 years later.

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Robert Frank’s work pops up at Tufts

An unconventional pop-up exhibit on Robert Frank is at Tufts University’s Tisch Library through Nov. 5.

A ‘Daily’ dose gave Wood’s comedy the boost it needed

Roy Wood Jr.’s experience on the Comedy Central news show has given his stand-up act a topical edge it once lacked.

Thelonious Monk at the Prudential Center’s War Memorial Auditorium in 1967.

A centennial celebration of the one and only Thelonious Monk

New England Conservatory is hosting the free event that features a tribute from pianist Fred Hersch, among many others.

Brooklyn, New York-John Hodgman, author of “Vacationland” lies on a grave at the Green-Wood Cemetery. John Hodgman is a writer, comedian and author of three best-selling books about fake facts. He is the host of the Judge John Hodgman podcast and contributes a weekly column for the New York Times Magazine. Vacationland is his first non- fiction book. The Brookline native will appear at the Coolidge Corner Theatre on November 1 at 6 PM , followed by a book signing at the Brookline Booksmith at 7 PM.

Q&A | Magazine

Comedian John Hodgman runs out of fake facts, turns to the truth

The Brookline native weighs in on his first nonfiction book, rage and spite here in Massachusetts, and Maine’s “painful beaches.”

Katy Tur (left) at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Dorchester Tuesday night with Robin Young.


Katy Tur brings her election story to Boston

WBUR’s Robin Young led an interview with the MSNBC anchor.


Another accolade for Andris Nelsons

The BSO music director is Musical America’s artist of the year.

David Snead, the Handel and Haydn Society’s president and CEO.


Former employee claims racial discrimination in suit against Handel and Haydn Society

A woman who was the acting director of marketing says she was fired after complaining about language used by the group’s CEO.

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - OCTOBER 15: Guest applaud Margaret Atwood during the 'Peace Prize of the German Book Trade' ceremony of German Publishers and Booksellers Association, at St. Paul's Church (Paulskirche) on October 15, 2017 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Board of Trustees of the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has chosen the Canadian author, essayist and poet Margaret Atwood to be the recipient of this year's Peace Prize. The Peace Prize has been awarded since 1950 and is endowed with a sum of 25,000 Euro. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)

Margaret Atwood receives Franz Kafka award in Prague

The celebrated Canadian novelist and poet has been awarded the Franz Kafka Prize.

A scene from the movie “It.”


Casting call for ‘It’ clowns

Can you look like Pennywise the Dancing Clown? If so, you might have a job on Halloween.

Bruce Springsteen in “Springsteen on Broadway” at the Walter Kerr Theater in New York.

Critic’s Notebook

A lifetime of connection with Bruce Springsteen

Springsteen is on Broadway in a transcendent evening of songs, stories, and ruminations, performed almost completely solo.


David Sedaris on trash collection, books that make him laugh, and walking 43 miles in a day

We caught up with Sedaris by phone from his home in Sussex, England, before his trip.

Where did “Me Too” come from? Activist Tarana Burke, long before hashtags

Years before actress Alyssa Milano’s tweet, a black women’s advocate was spreading that healing message to survivors of trauma.

“Fuller House” on Netflix.

Here are the top Netflix shows for ‘binge racing’

“Binge racing” is defined as plowing through a series’ entire season in less than 24 hours after its release.

“Lady Bird” is one of the films that will appear at the festival.


IFFBoston adds festival hits to fall lineup

Its Fall Focus festival events run from Oct. 22-26.

South African musician Johnny Clegg performs at Berklee Performance Center on Saturday.

Music Review

A buoyant farewell from Johnny Clegg

The singer delivering a bright and celebratory performance ping-ponged through the four decades of song.

Jimmy Fallon on the set of “The Tonight Show.”

TV Critic’s Corner

For Fallon, political pressure of a different sort

The “Tonight Show” host addresses whether his rivals’ success will cause him to change his approach.

Harvey Weinstein (above, at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival) was fired last week.

Weinstein Co. agrees to a rescue investment from Colony Capital

The embattled studio is reeling from the scandal surrounding co-founder Harvey Weinstein.

Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg says many people knew about Harvey Weinstein’s behavior.


Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg says he knew all about Harvey Weinstein — everyone did

The Needham native says he overlooked Weinstein’s misdeeds because he was a generous friend.

The late Joan Rivers will be inducted by the Television Academy on Nov. 15.

TV Critic’s Corner

Rivers and Rhimes among this year’s Hall of Fame inductees

The Television Academy’s inductees also include the original Not Ready for Prime Time Players.


Matt and Ben bringing Globe Magazine piece to big screen

“The Shadows” will tell the story of America’s first detectives.

This combination photo shows Sophie Turner at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sept. 18, 2016, left, and musician Joe Jonas at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in Inglewood, Calif., on March 5, 2017. Turner and Jonas are engaged. They shared the same photo on Instagram Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, of her hand sporting a diamond ring and resting on top of his. Turner noted in her caption: “I said yes.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Joe Jonas engaged to ‘Game of Thrones’ star Sophie Turner

Turner and Jonas shared the same photo on Instagram on Sunday of her hand sporting a diamond ring and resting on top of his.

Roy Dotrice posed with a newly received Tony Award in 2000.

Roy Dotrice, veteran British actor, dies at 94

Mr. Dotrice was known for his role as Leopold Mozart in “Amadeus.”

Al Michaels, James Corden apologize for joking about Harvey Weinstein

Both the NBC Sports broadcaster and the CBS talk show host apologized for making jokes about the sexual misconduct allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 13: Host James Corden speaks onstage during the amfAR Gala Los Angeles 2017 at Ron Burkle's Green Acres Estate on October 13, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for FIJI Water)

James Corden catches flak for joking about Harvey Weinstein

Television talk show host James Corden made a string of quips about Weinstein and the sexual misconduct allegations against him during a Hollywood charity event Friday.

This combination photo shows Harvey Weinstein arrives at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 28, 2016, left, and his brother Bob Weinstein at the premiere of

Harvey Weinstein’s brother says he’s in a ‘waking nightmare’

‘‘I’m mortified and disgusted by my brother’s actions. And I am sick for the victims,” Bob Weinstein said.

Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway, and Harvey Weinstein get the ‘Saturday Night Live’ treatment

“SNL” had stayed away from taking on Weinstein the previous week.

Mark Twain, circa 1884.

TV Critic’s Corner

On WGBH World: Mark Twain, cub reporter

A documentary about his trip to the Holy Land as a young journalist is being broadcast Monday night.

(FILES) This file photo taken on March 2, 2014 shows producer Harvey Weinstein arriving on the red carpet for the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was in emergency session on October 14, 2017 to discuss kicking out Harvey Weinstein amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations. An avalanche of claims have surfaced since the publication last week of an explosive New York Times report alleging a history of abusive behavior dating back decades. / AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECKROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

Motion Picture Academy expels Weinstein

Recent reports revealed sexual harassment and rape allegations against Weinstein going back decades.

Bianca Jones Marlin (center), named one of STAT’s 2017 Wunderkinds, attended a HUBweek event Friday evening.


HUBweek continues with a party for personalities from the startup world

HUBweek hosted a reception Friday night for names associated with Saturday’s Demo Day.

Jenny Johnson and Robert Cocuzzo exchanged wedding vows at the BPL courtyard. Charlie Kravetz officiated.


‘Dining Playbook’ ’s Jenny Johnson weds Nantucket Magazine editor Robert Cocuzzo in BPL courtyard

Charlie Kravetz, Johnson’s longtime mentor and Cocuzzo’s family friend, officiated the wedding.