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Art Basel bears far better fruit than that $120,000 banana

The beauty of Miami Art Week is that every type of artist gets a place on the wall. You just have to be willing to look.

MOVIES

‘63 Up’: a film series that shows life, unforgettably, in seven-year slices

The latest installment finds Bruce, Neil, Jackie, and the rest taking stock of their lives as they near their final working years.

For Gold Dust Orphans, a journey to outer space — and a new home

In "Christmas on Uranus,'' Ryan Landry's latest holiday sendup, rescuers traverse the galaxy to rescue a kidnapped Santa Claus.

MOVIES

Clint Eastwood’s ‘Richard Jewell’ offers heroes, villains — and smears

The filmmaker's new movie is about a man who himself is slandered and nearly ruined. That man’s crime? Being a hero but failing to look like one.

MUSIC

Composer Matthew Aucoin is ‘uncomplicatedly excited’ for his new opera

Premiering soon in Los Angeles, “Eurydice” represents a breakthrough for the Massachusetts artist.

TV CRITIC'S CORNER

Learning to appreciate ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’

It could be a straight-up story of a woman breaking through in the male comedy world amid the chaos and changing mores of the early 1960s. Instead, it’s about good cheer and escapism.

MOVIE REVIEW

Gospel documentary ‘Say Amen, Somebody’ gets ‘between the marrow and the bones’

George T. Nierenberg’s 1982 film about gospel music features the heavenly Willie Mae Ford Smith and Thomas A. Dorsey.

TV CRITIC'S CORNER

‘The Morning Show’ offers an eye-opening take on a TV anchor’s bad behavior

The Apple TV+ drama stars Steve Carell as the anchor sidelined by a sexual misconduct scandal.

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Miss Universe winner: We should be teaching young girls to ‘take up space’

Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa capped off her win at the annual competition with a passionate defense of women and girls, who should be taught that their leadership is valuable, she said.

TV CRITIC'S CORNER

In Netflix special ‘Joke Show,' Michelle Wolf takes no prisoners

Wolf's new Netflix special discusses abortions, feminism, and otters, applying the comedian's wry wit to each.

A rogue artist ate the $120,000 duct-taped banana in Miami. The museum said, ‘the banana is the idea’

It is art, or is it someone’s snack? That question is very debatable. But not to worry — the museum located a replacement banana.

‘SNL’ makes fun of impeachment, Peloton, and the NATO ‘cool kids’

Paul Rudd, Jimmy Fallon, and James Corden made cameos to play world leaders making fun of President Trump in the show’s cold open.

MUSIC REVIEW

‘Hallelujah’ for Amanda Forsythe and Ann McMahon Quintero in Boston Baroque’s ‘Messiah’

Soprano Forsythe and mezzo-soprano McMahon Quintero came bearing gifts of gold on Friday evening at Jordan Hall.