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STAGE REVIEW
Jasmine M. Rush in "Queens Girl in the World."

In ‘Queens Girl in the World,’ a Black teen’s awakening during a time of upheaval

Jasmine M. Rush sparkles as multiple characters in the solo play at Central Square Theater.

TELEVISION
From left: Stephanie Beatriz, Andre Braugher, Andy Samberg, Melissa Fumero, and Joe Lo Truglio in "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

Finale does justice to ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’

It was a strong, funny, and yet emotionally satisfying farewell, which is never an easy thing to pull off.

Jonathan Graziano and his elderly pug, Noodle, create videos together on TikTok each morning to see whether or not Noodle "has bones."

‘Bones or no bones?’: How Noodle, a 13-year-old pug, became the Internet’s beloved oracle

Jonathan Graziano never anticipated the game he and his geriatric pug Noodle play would become the latest form of pandemic entertainment - and create a TikTok phenomenon. But here they are.

The shower scene from Alfred Hithcock's "Psycho."

Scary movies from 1960 to 2021 to watch this Halloween

If you’re feeling squeamish about Halloween parties, pour yourself a bowl of candy corn and settle in for your own personal fright night at home. Here’s a list of bloody good movies — from every year since 1960 — to stream this season.

ASK MATTHEW
Adrian Grenier in the Netflix series "Clickbait."

Why insult ‘Clickbait’? Because ‘Clickbait’ insulted viewers

The one thing that gets under my skin when it comes to plot-driven dramas like this one is a lousy, lazy denouement.

Steven Van Zandt, shown in the 2021 docuseries "This Is Pop," has published a memoir entitled "Unrequited Infatuations."

From E Street to the Bada Bing!, Steven Van Zandt’s life is now an open book

In an interview, the actor and musician talks about his new memoir, his regret about once quitting the E Street Band, and the great advice he once got from Peter Wolf.

John Legend.

‘What are the odds?’ A musician was performing a John Legend hit at Faneuil Hall. Then Legend himself stopped to listen

John Legend visited Faneuil Hall with his family ahead of his Sunday night show at the Orpheum Theatre, stopping to listen to a local musician — who happened to in the midst of performing Legend’s hit “All of Me” for a small crowd.

MATTHEW GILBERT | YOUR TV GPS
From left: Eve, Brandy, Naturi Naughton, and Nadine Velazquez in ABC's "Queens."

This week’s TV: ‘Queens’ of hip-hop, waiting for ‘Succession,’ and revisiting the insurrection

Globe critic Matthew Gilbert navigates the week in TV.


Actor Daniel Craig (left) and Rami Malek on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, California, on October 6, 2021.

‘SNL’ host Rami Malek embraces villain role and cracks jokes with ‘James Bond’ star Daniel Craig

Rami Malek, who often takes on dramatic roles, turned his skills to comedy as the host of “Saturday Night Live” this weekend.

MUSIC
Violinist Lisa Batiashvili performed Sibelius’s Violin Concerto with the BSO and music director Andris Nelsons on Oct. 14.

Coming from the BSO, music of Still, Strauss, and Sibelius satisfies

The Boston Symphony Orchestra and music director Andris Nelsons played to their present strengths in Thursday's performance at Symphony Hall.

TELEVISION
Jason Segel (pictured in 2020) will star as a therapist who tells clients exactly what he’s thinking.

‘Ted Lasso’-Apple TV+ connection extends to ‘Shrinking’

Jason Segel and the “Ted Lasso” duo of Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein are set to co-write and executive produce the new comedy, which will star Segel as a therapist who tells clients exactly what he’s thinking.

Inside Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirror Room “Love is Calling” at the ICA in September 2019.

Being there, doing that: A dozen exhibits to check out now around New England

Stops include Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art, the Rhode Island School of Design Museum in Providence, and Maine's Portland Museum of Art.

Senior textile conservator Tess Fredette (far left), Guillaume Verzier, of Prelle, and Sabine Verzier compared preparatory drawings to fragments of the original Titian Room fabrics at the Lyon factory in 2020.

Textiles tell a story all their own in the Titian Room

Conservators re-created 13 original fabrics to upholster the Titian Room walls — exactly as Isabella Stewart Gardner intended more than a century ago.

George, a chicken, and a sign to turn out the lights at the entrance to the Museum of Everyday Life in Glover, Vt.

In Vermont, a museum of the mundane turns 10

The Museum of Everyday Life in Vermont is a different kind of museum — nothing is behind glass, there's no lock on the door, and almost everything in the exhibits can be found around your house. But that's just how founder Clare Dolan wants it.

theo tyson begins their new fashion curator role at the MFA this November.

As the MFA’s new fashion curator, theo tyson plans to undress sartorial truths and address the community

They aren't curating through the traditional museum lens. They are weaving together the fabrics of lived experience, contemporary fashion culture, identity, and the MFA archives.

By the numbers: How the pandemic is transforming museums

What museums will look like post-pandemic is anyone’s guess. Here’s a snapshot of where each museum has been, where it is, and, perhaps, where it is going.