Open offices seem great — until you work in one
For years, this favored style of architects and CEOs has reigned supreme. Could that finally be changing?
The danger of neglecting community colleges
As a group, the 15 schools in Massachusetts have struggled. It’s time to change that.
Brianna Wu on why Gamergate trolls won’t win
Threats are keeping my female game developers from PAX East, but they’re not going to silence us.
Steps to take before the snow melts
Before you start to worry about flooding, take a deep breath. The outlook isn’t as dire as it seems.
Yelp! terrorists? Think twice about turning the tables.
The conduct of two women at Alden & Harlow, and a posting by the chef-owner, led to an online debate about his response.
A skewering of racial stereotypes in ‘Colored Museum’
Tony winner Billy Porter is directing the Huntington Theatre’s production of George C. Wolfe’s satirical “The Colored Museum.”
Film tax credit is a local production
The face of Massachusetts filmmaking isn’t fat-cat Hollywood stars, it’s below-the-title locals who dress sets, provide props, fix hair, and on and on.
At Gallery Kayafas, Jules Aarons and Bill Yates
Two different worlds: photography of Boston’s North End and a Tampa roller rink.
The stories O’Neill could tell are now in a script
Catherine O’Neill’s new play, “The Fence” is rooted in her Dorchester upbringing while it reaches out to explore ideas about identity.
Where hoping is easy, and change is hard
“That Hopey Changey Thing” is a substantial inquiry into the roles we play both inside our own heritage and out.
In ‘Shockheaded Peter,’ no child is safe
In Company One’s production of “Shockheaded Peter,” children pay for their misdeeds with their lives.
‘Act of God’ by Jill Ciment
Jill Ciment’s darkly comic jewel of a novel recounts the tale of four bedeviled women who find themselves homeless in New York City.
For ‘Queen and Country’ and family laughs
British director John Boorman returns to autobiographical precincts by following his 18-year-old alter ego into the army and various affairs of the heart.
‘Unfinished Business’ never gets off the ground
Vince Vaughn faces a challenge getting laughs as an uptight small business owner trying to get a contract signed in Berlin.
‘Kimmy’ creators: It’s like ‘Mary Tyler Moore,’ but with a cult
Ellie Kemper and producers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock answered questions about the new Netflix comedy.
Living organisms appear in ‘Husk’
David Namhon Kim incorporates living organisms into his works of art, viewing them not as raw material but as active collaborators.
TV Critic’s Corner for Friday, March 6
The Last Man on Earth Sunday at 9:30 p.m., Fox
Last week’s two-episode premiere was promising, with Will Forte perfectly cast as the lonely titular character.
May Boston’s space savers rest in peace
Pull something out of the house and into a parking space, and you know it might well disappear forever.
Minnesota crews come to the rescue of Mass. rooftops
Hundreds of people in the Boston area are begging for help from Minnesotan contractors who specialize in dealing with ice dams.