Matthew Gilbert's take on television. 1:49 p.m.
Kate Tuttle talks to author Donna Jackson Nakazawa, who comes to Harvard Science Center on January 30. 12:00 p.m.
The "Godfather of Boston Comedy," whose "lost" album has just been re-released, is getting national exposure on some prominent podcasts. 12:00 p.m.
M.J. Andersen's monthly round-up of related titles takes on modern spins on classic mythology. 12:00 p.m.
Amy Sutherland talks books with “The Sweet Indifference of the World" author Peter Stamm. 12:00 p.m.
Gandelsman's interpretation can be heard on a new album and at an upcoming concert at MIT. 12:00 p.m.
"The Strange Taxi, Stretched" is a new installation for the museum's facade, featuring artist Lorraine O'Grady's mother and aunts. 12:00 a.m.
The world premiere by Lila Rose Kaplan grapples with questions of tradition and Jewish identity. 5:02 p.m.
The second season of this wise comedy-drama cements its place among the likes of "Freaks and Geeks" and "Friday Night Lights." 5:01 p.m.
The Globe's picks for the best ways to spend your weekend. 4:35 p.m.
Director Guy Ritchie returns to London gang turf, this time with Matthew McConaughey and a cast eager to get in on the action. 4:21 p.m.
He’s the oldest of the Silver Age anti-stars who helped remake Hollywood in the ‘70s. 4:00 p.m.
Collaborating with HDC Dance Ensemble, Jocie Adams's band performs its multimedia show at Oberon in Cambridge this weekend. 3:29 p.m.
They all examine urgent issues — workers’ rights, corporate power, the erosion of democracy, and environmental disaster — not to be found in the films nominated for best picture. 3:00 p.m.
With its tangle of multiple protagonists, some of whom desperately want to be seen, some of whom would prefer to hide themselves away in perpetuity, this debut novel emulates a nigh-on perfect slow burn. 2:18 p.m.
With the Recording Academy's dysfunction out in the open, we predict this year's winners at our peril. (But we're still betting on "Old Town Road.") 2:10 p.m.