Greater Boston author readings June 23 - June 29

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book review

‘In West Mills’ a view of a small town from a big talent

A rich cast of characters makes for a “quietly glorious” debut from novelist De’Shawn Charles Winslow. 2 hours ago

Stage Review

The sun sets on the British empire in Nora Theatre Company’s ‘Cloud Nine’

Director Lee Mikeska Gardner and an extraordinary cast deliver a first-class production of Caryl Churchill’s 1979 play about colonialism, oppression, sexual politics, and power. 2 hours ago


From ‘Rest and Relaxation’ to refreshing research

Newton-born novelist Ottessa Moshfegh’s bestseller arrives in paperback this week 2 hours ago

TV Critic’s Corner

Netflix to deliver emotional ‘Healing’ from a dog named Dude

The story line follows an 11-year-old boy starting middle school who has a social anxiety disorder. Cue Dude, a mutt who serves as Noah’s emotional support dog. 2 hours ago

Ty Burr

Who needs calming down: Taylor Swift or her audience?

The singer’s latest video has her once again discombobulating the culture. 2 hours ago

Stage Review

In Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Corteo,’ flights of imagination in the afterlife

A show in which circus performers appear in a clown’s memories features the breathtaking aerial feats Cirque is known for. 3 hours ago

Movie Review

In Focus: Back to a future that didn’t go according to plan

A preview of the documentary “Framing John DeLorean.” 3 hours ago

Television Review

HBO drama ‘Years and Years’ puts a human face on a disturbing future

The miniseries projects the next 15 years — depicting an ugly brand of politics and how those politics affect the daily lives of one close-knit family.

Accused of sexual harassment, conductor Stephen Lord resigns from positions, withdraws from performances

Lord, the former music director of Boston Lyric Opera and a major opera figure nationwide, has resigned from positions in Detroit and St. Louis and withdrawn from planned performances.

Dionne Warwick knows the way to a hit

The singer comes to the Cabot in Beverly for a show that will draw from her deep catalog.


Things to do in Greater Boston this summer

Your seasonal calendar of events, music, theater, and more.

First dances for 21st-century couples

At last — some contemporary alternatives to those played-out favorites.

A very different kind of Beatles movie

The director talks about his “first light romantic comedy,” “Yesterday.”