Latest Winter Arts Guide 2019 headlines

Anna Paquin (left) and Genevieve Angelson in “Flack”

Winter Arts Guide: TV picks

Globe critic Matthew Gilbert’s 10 picks for series debuting this season, including “Russian Doll,” “PEN15,” “Flack,” and “The Village.”

Botticelli’s “Three Miracles of Zenobius” will be part of “Botticelli: Heroines and Heroes” at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

Art

Winter Arts Guide: Museum picks

Murray Whyte’s picks of upcoming notable shows.

“There’s this tradition of the woman’s body as a political tool,” says Sarna Lapine, director of BLO’s “The Rape of Lucretia.”  “But where is Lucretia as a person in it? . . . Where is her agency?”

In new ‘Rape of Lucretia’ and ‘Don Giovanni,’ the women will lead the way

In two upcoming productions of operas with prominent themes of sexual violence and power, directors are giving more agency to the female characters.

LeAnne Parks and Merritt David Janes in “School of Rock — The Musical,” which is coming to the Opera House.

Theater

Winter Arts Guide: Theater picks

Globe theater critic Don Aucoin’s guide to winter productions, including “Who Is Earth Mae?,’’ “Bedlam’s Pygmalion,’’ “Trigger Warning,’’ and “Spamilton: An American Parody.’’

Sean Daniels has adapted Jack Kerouac’s unfinished, long-lost novel, “The Haunted Life,’’ into a play that will premiere at Merrimack Rep from March 20 to April 14.

Theater

Early Kerouac novel is on the road to the stage, after a lengthy detour

Merrimack Rep will debut a theatrical adaptation of “The Haunted Life,’’ an autobiographical work by Lowell’s most famous author that went missing for nearly 60 years.

Members of Mark Morris Dance Group perform “Pepperland.”

Mark Morris created ‘Pepperland’ with a little help from his friends

The choreographer’s new work commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ legendary album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.”

“Fallen Bierstadt” by Valerie Hegarty

At art museums, a season of environmental apocalypse

Multiple exhibitions examine collective anxieties over climate change.

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen and Kit Harington as Jon Snow in “Game of Thrones.”

As ‘Game of Thrones’ approaches its final act, it’s teasing season

Our anticipation of the eighth and final season — so painful, so pleasurable — is HBO’s opportunity to scatter crumbs to hungry fans.

Andris Nelsons will lead the BSO in a concert performance of Puccini’s “Suor Angelica” featuring Kristine Opolais.

Classical Music

Winter Arts Guide: Classical music picks

A Thomas Adès world premiere with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and a performance by the electrifying pianist Yuja Wang are among many upcoming attractions.

Mariah Carey

Winter Arts Guide: Pop music picks

Concerts by Mariah Carey, Eric Church, Robyn, Let’s Eat Grandma, and Jawbreaker are among the highlights of the season.

Ariana Grande performed at Billboard Women In Music in New York in December.

With a tour launching soon, Ariana Grande occupies a precarious perch

Her path to pop stardom is a sign of how much the music business has changed in the past decade.