Mendes’s set on Thursday was brisk even when the tempos slowed, a testament to his growing confidence as a performer and the precision of his songwriting. 5:31 p.m.
The five people being honored are responsible in so many ways for the way TV comedy has evolved. 5:25 p.m.
His art is less focused on style than it is on a specific philosophy — he believes that abstraction can be harnessed to convey complex ideas. 4:13 p.m.
It’s Martha Graham’s works (the 1944 “Appalachian Spring” and the 1936 “Chronicle”) that make this week’s program transcendent. 3:58 p.m.
Here are some other TV shows set in our fair city. 11:00 a.m.
Even if some didn’t get the local flavor just right, these favorites rise to the top. 11:00 a.m.
In her show “Beyond Ballet,” at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Sara Mearns, a star principal dancer with New York City Ballet, leapt over dividing lines between ballet and modern dance. 12:00 a.m.
The novelist reads from her new book “Doxology” at Harvard Book Store on September 12. 8:10 p.m.
The latest news from the New England Literary Scene 7:02 p.m.
Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss hatched their piece three years ago while still university students. Now it’s Broadway-bound, with a five-week run at the ART. 6:42 p.m.
Rion Amilcar Scott returns readers to a world where history is stranger than fiction 6:15 p.m.
Jason DeParle offers an immersively reported reflection on contemporary migration 6:15 p.m.
Elite Daily dating editor Hannah Orenstein will read on Tuesday at Porter Square Books 5:48 p.m.
The author pours considerable magic and sorrow and humor into her long-awaited second novel. 5:32 p.m.
“The Forty Part Motet,” for all its sparsity, gets under the skin of not only its audience but the space it inhabits. 5:31 p.m.
A look at local fim events and news. 5:25 p.m.