The Milkwood years: When Ric Ocasek and Ben Orr played ’70s soft rock

Jim Goodkind met Ocasek through an ad, they added Orr, recorded an album as an acoustic trio, then dissolved. He eventually left the business; they became the Cars. 2 hours ago

Things to Do

The Weekender: The Crawleys return, ‘The Crucible’ churns, and ‘Between Two Ferns’

The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend. 2 hours ago

Art Review

At the MFA, a new show confronts centuries of sexism — including the museum’s own

The museum, like any, has decades of ingrained gender bias. On the eve of the MFA’s 150th anniversary, ‘Women Take the Floor” is its kitchen-sink stab at redress. 3 hours ago

Festival explores Tennessee Williams’s connection to Japanese theater, in all its nuances

This year’s Provincetown festival continues a tradition of illuminating the lesser-known aspects of the playwright’s work. 3 hours ago

the story behind the book | kate tuttle

Brian Jay Jones goes behind the man behind the ‘Cat in the Hat’

The biographer will read from ‘Becoming Dr. Seuss’ on Thursday at the Historic Rotunda at American Ancestors.

Coming attractions

Movie events coming soon to Boston

Upcoming movie events here and about.

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