dance review

An intensely joyful performance from Mark Morris Dance Group at Jacob’s Pillow

This week, the company is performing four works by Morris, spanning nearly four decades.

Local bestsellers for the week ending 7/14

A list of bestsellers based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound.

the story behind the book | kate tuttle

‘Body Leaping Forward’ required a long look backward

Author Maureen Stanton reads at Porter Square Books on Thursday


Scenes from 2019: Seven TV moments to relish

Here are a few favorites from some standout series (oh, and the Oscars too).

Photography Review

At the Peabody Essex, marvelousness made visible

Two very different photography shows both display the fantastic.

TV Critic’s Corner

Chris Rock to star in new season of ‘Fargo’

The cast will also include Jason Schwartzman, Jack Huston, Ben Whishaw, and singer-songwriter Andrew Bird.

book review

Buzzy ‘Three Women’ makes for a cryptic triptych

Lisa Taddeo’s deeply reported portrait of female desire isn’t really about that at all.


When Bob Marley came to Allston

Forty years ago, the reggae superstar headlined a concert at Harvard Stadium organized by Boston social justice activists. But when the day came, he almost didn’t go on.

Things to Do

The Weekender: ‘The Lion King,’ rock royalty, and one fierce queen

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

Sally Field, ‘Sesame Street,’ to receive Kennedy Center award

Others chosen to receive the award for lifetime achievement in the arts include singer Linda Ronstadt, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and the musical group Earth, Wind and Fire.

When a lifelong record collector reaches his turning point

It’s not a huge collection, around 2,500 LPs. But my wife was right; they take up space, and I didn’t have a functioning turntable. Maybe it was time to sell them.

in focus

A child’s death, a ruined life, in ‘Who Killed Garrett Phillips?’

A preview of the HBO documentary about a murder in Potsdam, N.Y., and prosecutors attempts to make a case against a local black man.

doc talk | peter keough

Doc Talk: More moon, more Morris, more music

A preview of documentaries that can be seen at various venues.