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WINTER ARTS GUIDE

A homecoming for Roxbury’s trailblazing artist Lorraine O’Grady

Decades after graduating Wellesley College as the only Black student in her class in the 1950s, the groundbreaking artist has a career survey set to open at the Davis Museum.

Holiday Arts Preview

Tree lightings, holiday markets, and more family-friendly events for 2023

Where and when to ride the Polar Express, see the 22-foot-tall menorah lighting, and learn the meaning of Kwanzaa.

Holiday Arts Preview

Let the Nutcrackers commence! Here are nine to choose from, plus a holiday-themed circus.

From Boston Ballet's classic to Duke Ellington's "Nutcracker Suite" and Anthony Williams's "Urban Nutcracker," Boston-area theaters are filling with sugar plum dreams.

HOLIDAY ARTS PREVIEW

With 20 years at Boston Ballet, John Lam has mastered multiple roles in ‘The Nutcracker’

The son of Vietnamese refugees, Lam began dancing at age 4 and joined Boston Ballet II at 18.

HOLIDAY ARTS PREVIEW

Elves, Ebenezer, and Elvis: 10 musicals and shows to celebrate the season

Globe theater critic Don Aucoin's picks for the season.

HOLIDAY ARTS PREVIEW

10 TV specials for some merry holiday viewing

Eddie Murphy, Barry Manilow, Hannah Waddingham, and enough '80s divas to fill a sleigh are channeling the season.

HOLIDAY ARTS PREVIEW

From Mike Birbiglia, a generous helping of ‘Christmas Parmesan’

The Shrewsbury native brings his new one-man show to the Wilbur for the holidays.

HOLIDAY ARTS PREVIEW

For organists, Boston is a city of (pipe) dreams

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for organists and the unique instruments they play.