Gugu Mbatha-Raw brings depth to ‘Beyond The Lights’

Honored this past October with the “Emerging Icon” award from Elle Magazine at the celebration for their 21st annual “Women in Hollywood” issue, Gugu Mbatha-Raw is an actress on the rise.

What's Hot in the City this first weekend of November?

It’s all about music and comedy this weekend in Boston. Here’s a look at what’s hot in the city!

Latin jazz giant Eddie Palmieri heading to Rockport

Latin jazz pianist Eddie Palmieri discusses his career as a Latin jazz pioneer in a Banner interview.

Comics Come Home event celebrates 20th anniversary.

Billed as “the longest running comedy benefit in America,” Comics Come Home has been raising money through laughter for The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care for 20 years.

Actor Jeannette Bayardelle returns to ART in Shida

The multi-talented actress, singer and composer Jeannette Bayardelle returns to the American Repertory Theatre in her one-woman show titled Shida.

First-time director Al Hicks pays tribute to jazz legend Clark Terry

A documentary delves into the life and teachings of trumpeter Clark Terry.

Win a pair of movie passes to Beyond the Lights

Beyond the Lights is the story of Noni, the music world’s latest superstar

What's Hot in the City this Halloween weekend?

This last weekend in October offers up fun entertainment options in Boston.

The Chew’s Carla Hall shares views on food and cooking

Known for her colorful eyeglass frames, curly hair and love of comfort food, Carla Hall, co-host of ABC’s popular lifestyle series, The Chew will be at Lekker Home this Saturday promoting her latest cookbook, Carla’s Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from ...

Dreamgirl Jennifer Holliday to perform at Steppin’ Out Gala

Jennifer Holliday, one of music’s most talented performers, will sing her Grammy-Award winning song — And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going — at a VIP reception, (for sponsors and VIP ticket holders only), this Saturday at The Dimock ...

Goya exhibit portrays best, worst of human nature

The magnificent exhibition of works by Francesco Goya (1746-1828) at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston through January 19 draws the viewer into the artist’s world — which is not so different from ours.

A celebration of books and words at the Boston Book Festival

Six years in and the Boston Book Festival has become one of the most anticipated festivals in Boston to attend. The annual event takes place today and Saturday at Trinity Church, the Old South Church, the French Cultural Center, Storyville, ...

Lineup Announced for 20th Annual “COMICS COME HOME” to support the Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care

TD Garden to host this year’s event featuring star comedians including Jimmy Fallon, Denis Leary and Lenny Clarke

What's Hot in the City this weekend?

Here are some of our favorite events for this weekend.

ArtsEmerson’s ‘King Lear’ an engaging production

ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage presented ‘King Lear’ at the Emerson/Paramount Mainstage in Boston through October 23. Joseph Marcell played the lead role with a touring troupe of another revered company, Shakespeare’s Globe, of London.