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SUMMER ARTS PREVIEW

10 essential shows for folk, country, and world music fans

From a legendary salsa ensemble to a Saharan guitar god, the Mavericks to Miko Marks, these artists will be mixing it up on local stages all summer.

SUMMER ARTS PREVIEW

From legends to rising stars, 10 shows to excite jazz fans

The summer season features a wide range of artists, from 82-year-old Herbie Hancock to 26-year-old Connie Han, plus a packed lineup at the Rockport Jazz Festival.

SUMMER ARTS PREVIEW

This version of comedian Jerrod Carmichael is no act

The stand-up, who recently came out as gay in an HBO special, feels "a lot of freedom" onstage now to be truly himself. He comes to the Wilbur June 3.

SUMMER ARTS PREVIEW

10 TV shows we’ll be watching this summer

The summer's highlights include a thriller starring Jeff Bridges, Steve Carell in a new series from the creators of "The Americans," as well as shows for fans of "Lord of the Rings," "Game of Thrones," and "Star Wars."

SUMMER ARTS PREVIEW

10 standout pop concerts this summer

Shows from the likes of Bad Bunny, Lady Gaga, Kenny Chesney, Kendrick Lamar, and Jonathan Richman highlight a packed season of pop concerts.

Summer Arts Preview

10 terrific dance events to catch this summer

No matter your taste, there's a dance performance to satisfy it, with companies and performers from local to international taking the stage.

SUMMER ARTS PREVIEW

10 dramas, comedies, and musicals on stages this summer

Two shows bound for Broadway, a hip-hop take on Shakespeare, a pair of world premieres, and the return of "Wicked" highlight the season for theater fans.

SUMMER ARTS PREVIEW

Summer’s hottest movies, from ‘Top Gun’ to ‘Nope’

In addition to blockbuster titles like "Jurassic World Dominion" and "Thor: Love and Thunder," look for a spate of animated features — Pixar’s "Lightyear" among them — and the return of several first-rate directors.