Watch Alicia Keys’ moving Grammys tribute to Kobe Bryant

With a city and nation in mourning over the death of former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, 2020 Grammys host Alicia Keys kicked off the awards ceremony Sunday with a touching tribute to him and those who died in the helicopter crash.

Photos from the Grammy Awards’ red carpet in Los Angeles

Celebrities arrived at the 2020 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles ahead of the ceremony.

This week’s TV: Goodbye ‘Good Place,’ hello Super Bowl and Taylor Swift

Globe critic Matthew Gilbert navigates the week in TV.


Rubberband gets sociopolitical in ‘Ever So Slightly’

There was no discernible arc to the score or to the drama performed Saturday by the Montreal-based dance company.

Report from the Sundance Film Festival: from Taylor Swift to a ‘dying’ dad

A look at this year’s documentary slate.

‘Monet and Boston’ will celebrate a strong connection, collection at the MFA

Several Impressionist paintings are coming home for the occasion.

On ‘SNL,’ Adam Driver as Jeffrey Epstein and Jon Lovitz as Alan Dershowitz reunite in hell

Former “SNL” cast member Jon Lovitz returned to Studio 8H to play Alan Dershowitz in the Harvard-affiliated legal scholar’s recently appointed role as a member of President Trump’s impeachment defense team and soon found himself in hell alongside his former client, Jeffrey Epstein, who was played by episode host Adam Driver.


Greater Boston author readings Jan. 26-Feb. 1

A weekly calendar of literary events



Local bestsellers for the week ending Jan. 19

Bestsellers based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound.


In ‘Shadow’ at ArtsEmerson, revelations from a struggle to be understood

Four intellectually disabled actors from Australia deliver performances of steadily accumulating power.


Doomsday clocks, Target targets, pettifoggers, and peaches

Michael Andor Brodeur's weekly round-up of dismissible Internet news.


BSO and Nelsons warm up for Asia tour, check off another Shostakovich selection

Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4 will replace the Shostakovich during next month's international tour.


Musical stars to sing for Oscar at awards show

Matthew Gilbert's take on television.


Author Donna Jackson Nakazawa searches for answers, cell by cell

Kate Tuttle talks to author Donna Jackson Nakazawa, who comes to Harvard Science Center on January 30.


Boston stand-up Don Gavin is ready for the secret to get out

The "Godfather of Boston Comedy," whose "lost" album has just been re-released, is getting national exposure on some prominent podcasts.


Mount Olympus revisited in four contemporary titles

M.J. Andersen's monthly round-up of related titles takes on modern spins on classic mythology.