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The Killers go big at TD Garden

Monday’s fast-paced show included arena-friendly cuts from across the band’s seven albums as well as a couple of well-chosen covers.


Clint Baclawski’s grand illusions

In "Departure" at Abigail Ogilvy Gallery, the Boston artist uses motorized scrolls — the kind that rotate ads in bus shelters — to show eerie, shifting landscapes.

Mr. Lincoln goes to Concord

"The Lincoln Memorial Illustrated," at the Concord Museum, observes the centennial of an American temple of democracy.

Country music icon Loretta Lynn dies

Her plucky songs and inspiring life story made Loretta Lynn one of the most beloved American musical performers of her generation. Her family said she died Tuesday at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn.

Trump files $475 million defamation lawsuit against CNN

Former president Donald Trump on Monday sued CNN, seeking $475 million in damages, saying the network had defamed him in an effort to short-circuit any future political campaign.


Ed Sheeran announces a 2023 summer stop at Gillette Stadium

It will be the singer-songwriter’s first stateside stretch in nearly five years. Tickets for the Gillette show go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.


This week’s TV: True-crime kidnapping, a ‘Community’ movie, and a Hilary Swank series

Peacock has announced that it has greenlit a “Community” movie, with a number of original cast members already signed on to star.

Billy Eichner wrote himself into the romance he wanted with ‘Bros’

When he was still figuring out who he was as a gay man, Billy Eichner found himself at the movies. As a college student in Chicago, he caught “Jeffrey” and “Billy’s Hollywood Screen Kiss” at the Music Box. Later, after a move to New York, Eichner watched films like “All Over the Guy,” “The Broken Hearts Club,” and “Another Gay Movie” at the Quad.

‘SNL’ opens 48th season with a meta comment about its current condition

"Saturday Night Live" is back to making fun of its audience. The cold-open sketch in the show's 48th season premiere played to "SNL's" strengths — political humor, making fun of the Manning brothers and commenting on its own demise.


Love is all around Lizzo at TD Garden show

Throughout the evening, the singer and rapper provided a concrete example of what loving yourself actually looks like by living it out loud.

The RoboBoston Festival ends with MassRobotics’ fifth annual Robot Block Party

This year’s event is free and open to the public, and will take place in Boston’s Seaport Common on Oct. 1 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard is feeling anxious for all of us

The singer and songwriter reflects on the Seattle band's latest album, "Asphalt Meadows," ahead of Death Cab's show Saturday at Leader Bank Pavilion.


Untitled upcoming NBC show has local ties

NBC has ordered a multi-cam comedy that Mike O’Malley, a former local guy, will showrun. What's more, two of the show’s executive producers are Tom Werner of the Red Sox and Wyc Grousbeck of the Celtics.


Wang joins BSO to tackle (and record) Shostakovich piano concertos

Under the direction of Andris Nelsons, the orchestra also performed music by Julia Adolphe and Haydn.

Trevor Noah announces he will leave ‘The Daily Show’

Trevor Noah, the South African comedian who took over the hosting reins of “The Daily Show” after the departure of Jon Stewart seven years ago, announced Thursday that he would be leaving the program.


A feminist take on ‘Dracula’ that bites back

Kate Hamill’s adaptation of the classic tale at the Umbrella Stage Company in Concord is subtitled "A feminist revenge fantasy, really.”