A Guide to the Arts, from Here to the Holidays



An unfiltered perspective into the grueling work of one essential front-line worker in ‘Rest and Be Thankful’

Author — and a nurse herself — Emma Glass strives to tap into the psychic underbelly of trauma. 13 minutes ago

Revisiting a breakthrough novel on the Asian-American high-school experience

Marie Myung-Ok Lee drew from her Minnesota childhood for 1992's "Finding My Voice." 22 minutes ago


New work by Anaïs Duplan, Loren Ghiglione, and the late Peter D. Vickery

Literary news from around the region including new books coming out and our bookseller's pick of the week. 27 minutes ago

Virtual author readings Nov. 30 - Dec. 3

All events take place online; visit the venue website for more information. 35 minutes ago

Local bestsellers for the week ending November 22

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound. 38 minutes ago

Doorstep Market curates locally made products

The online market's creators say they're using local expertise to chose the best of the best products.

What Boston sounded like in 1980

Old recordings of WEEI-FM’s ‘You’re Hearing Boston’ offer a sonic portrait of the city as it was 40 years ago.

The Cape Cod the summer people overlook

Brian Kaplan’s new book of photographs focuses on things off season and out of the way.



A look at year-end lineups for ‘Saturday Night Live’

There are three more new episodes due before the end of the year.

What’s happening in the arts world

This week's picks from Globe critics.


Will ‘One Day at a Time’ return from 2nd cancellation?

ViacomCBS has decided not to order any more episodes, but Sony Pictures Television, and those who run the show, are not throwing in the towel.

ONCE Somerville to close because of losses attributed to COVID

JJ Gonson, owner of ONCE Somerville and Cuisine en Locale, says she ran out of funding to support her businesses during the pandemic.

Whether it’s Joe Biden or Tom Brady, we can applaud an understudy who makes it to the top

A rise from No. 2 to No. 1 embodies a fable that comes true just often enough — in politics, entertainment, sports, and in the lives we see unfolding around us — to maintain our belief in it.


On the run with Timothy Leary in Errol Morris’s ‘My Psychedelic Love Story’

Joanna Harcourt-Smith proves to be a mesmerizing storyteller in the documentary, detailing her five-year affair with Leary during his exile.


Artist Wendy Red Star corrects the record on her Crow forebears

Her Mass MoCA show features annotated portraits of an 1880 delegation to Washington, D.C.

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‘The Crown’s Gambit’? ‘The Queen’? Whatever. Watch these 10 recent movies instead

As I’ve adjusted to this year’s release upheavals, I’ve come across plenty of good films. Here are 10.