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In the Huntington’s ‘Toni Stone,’ a player in a league of her own

As Stone, the first woman to play professionally in the Negro Leagues, Jennifer Mogbock is a force of nature.

Cape Cod mansion owned by Harry Connick Jr. hits market for $12.5 million

The Grammy-winning singer’s Chatham vacation home sits on a bluff offering panoramic views of Oyster Pond and includes a swimming pool, private dock, and boathouse.

Odie Henderson

It’s no wonder I love the flicks I do. Like so many filmmakers and fans, I got my movie education from Roger Corman.

Our film critic remembers the late, sometimes great B-movie king, who died earlier this month.

Sam Butcher, artist who created Precious Moments figurines depicting teardrop-eyed children, dies at 85

Some of the Christian-themed figurines feature Bible verses or children praying. Fans have collections numbering in the hundreds, while critics deride them as kitsch.

Ska, with some silliness mixed in? That’s sheer Madness.

The British band's goofy videos in the '80s helped make them stars in the UK. Now on a US tour that brings them to MGM Music Hall at Fenway, they're still happily making music that blends "serious and stupid."


In Teddy Wayne’s latest, ‘The Winner,’ a young man chases an ugly American Dream

“The Winner” paints an acid portrait of life in one of America’s privileged gated enclaves and gives us a working-class protagonist who is slowly and thoroughly corrupted by it.


Reading is an indispensable activity for Daniel Handler, the author best known for his work as Lemony Snicket

In "And Then? And Then? What Else?," he blends personal memoir with literary inquiry.

In ‘Rebel Girl,’ Kathleen Hanna revisits riot grrrl — and puts it to rest

The outspoken frontwoman of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, no stranger to using writing as a vehicle for catharsis and calls to action, brings her book tour to the Wilbur May 28.

Jennifer Lopez says ‘you know better than that’ when asked about Ben Affleck rumors

The actress and singer brushed off a question about her marriage during a press event in Mexico City for her new film "Atlas."

A portrait of Princess Kate is drawing backlash. Is it really that bad?

The artist behind a new, much debated portrait of Catherine, Princess of Wales, probably knew she was wading into touchy territory.

Odie Henderson review | ★★★★

‘Hit Man’: Richard Linklater’s comic neo-noir is right on target

This sexy and superb neo-noir takes some wild swings before fadeout. A major part of what makes it work so well is Glen Powell’s performance. The actor has cowritten a star-making part for himself, a role filled with twisty surprises and major personality shifts.

A fans’ guide to Boston Calling: Performance times, food lineup, and everything you need to know

If you’re planning to check out this year’s three-day fest, prepare with our fans' guide to everything you need to know about Boston Calling 2024.

Boston Calling is bringing some country to the city

If you have a hankering for down-home music, there’ll be plenty of that in the Saturday lineup, headlined by Tyler Childers.

Boston is calling to Frank Turner . . . again

The British folk-punk artist is looking forward to being back in what he calls “my hometown in the United States.”


At Boston Calling, local artists prepare to level up

More than 15 New England acts will perform at Boston Calling this weekend ahead of artists like Ed Sheeran, Megan Thee Stallion, the Killers, and Tyler Childers — representing roughly one-third of the entire bill.

Eight artists at Boston Calling you should get to know

Blondshell, Fleshwater, and Christone “Kingfish” Ingram are just a few of the names to keep an eye on ahead of this weekend.