KING creates a magical evening at Gardner Museum

Three women known as KING performed a heady blend of R&B and soul music to a sold-out audience in the classical setting as part of the RISE music series.

‘A Little Night Music’

Time and its passing is a theme that ripples through the 1973 musical A Little Night Music, from its opening songs to the sublime anthem to regret, Send in the Clowns. An elegant farce deepened by grace notes of wisdom, ...

Pop artist’s works stir the spirit

The power of Corita Kent’s art to stir the spirit as well as her stature as a leading figure in Pop Art are evident in the exhilarating exhibition, “Corita Kent and the Language of Pop,” on view through January 3, ...

Singer Lizz Wright on new album ‘Freedom & Surrender’

Known for weaving gospel, jazz and pop to country and blues into her music, Lizz Wright has continued that tradition on her newest album, Freedom & Surrender, which she considers a reflection of where she currently is in her life.

2016 Scion iM

If you’re driving a hatchback, chances are you’ve made a conscious choice to value practicality over curb appeal. Still, it’s nice to have a little swagger, isn’t it? Thankfully, the 2016 Scion iM hatchback gives you both.

2015 Mini Cooper John Cooper Works Hardtop

The Mini is anything but fragile. Mini is part of the BMW Group, so factor in the notorious German attention to detail when thinking about how sturdy the Mini is. Not only is it solid, it also has a low ...

Shakespeare on the Common

The Commonwealth Shakespeare Company opens its magnificent production of “King Lear,” on stage at the Boston Common through August 9.

Here’s why Miguel’s ‘Wildeheart’ should be the soundtrack to your summer

From time to time, summer does offer pop music that is so refreshingly good, that is unrepentant in its lyrical or instrumental complexity, that doesn't sacrifice depth for catchiness. “Wildheart,” the third full-length from R&B-meets-everything sensation Miguel, is that kind ...

Behind-the-scenes with Bravo TV’s Married to Medicine

“You’re either a doctor or married to a doctor” is the premise of Bravo’s Atlanta-based reality series, Married to Medicine, now in its third season. However, each of the six women—Dr. Jacqueline Walters, Dr. Simone Whitmore, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Toya ...

Salem museum displays paintings of Thomas Hart Benton

An artist of his time, painter Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) chronicled what it meant to be an American in the 20th century, when the nation was a democracy on the rise. Artists of all kinds were exploring the American character, ...

3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets

Directed by Marc Silver, 3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets is a powerful documentary revisiting the critical issues in the landmark legal proceeding. Besides painstakingly examining the evidence, the picture devotes considerable time to humanizing Jordan Davis via a combination of home ...

Dreamgirls offers plenty drama, flash and energy

Loosely based on the story of the Supremes, Dreamgirls follows the struggles of three young black singers determined to make it big in the music industry.

Charles Floyd conducts Gospel Night at the Boston Pops

Bringing together the dual powers of the African-American gospel music tradition and a full symphony orchestra, the annual Gospel Night at the Boston Pops injected Symphony Hall with jubilation and devotion.

Drone warfare takes toll on pilot in Afghan War saga

Tom Egan (Ethan Hawke) is a U.S. fighter pilot who was grudgingly grounded to fight the War on Terrorism via drone technology. The good news was that the reassignment meant his life would no longer be in jeopardy, since he’d ...

Witherspoon, Vergara team up for a Hot Pursuit

Don’t judge a book by its cover seems to be the key message in the new comedy Hot Pursuit out now in theaters, starring Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon (“Walk the Line,” “Wild”) and Sofía Vergara (“Chef,” TV’s “Modern Family”).