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Bill Burr talks historic Fenway show, Trump, and his problems with Elf on the Shelf on ‘Kimmel’

“I didn’t even get a chance to go to a Dunkin’ Donuts and get a high five after that show,” the comic and Canton native joked on the late night show.


Judge Caprio announces he has pancreatic cancer

The judge, widely known for the “Caught in Providence” TV show, recently turned 87, and in an emotional video he asks people to pray for him.

‘We picked a choice that represents joy’: Taylor Swift is Time’s person of the year

“Swift’s accomplishments as an artist — culturally, critically, and commercially — are so legion that to recount them seems almost beside the point,” the magazine wrote.


Dehumanized and desperate, but make it Irish in Paul Lynch’s gripping ‘Prophet Song’

The 2023 Booker Prize winner imagines the plight of refugees from a civil war in Ireland.


Odie Henderson’s 10 best movies of 2023

From Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” to Ben Affleck’s “Air,” it was a big year for bold visions.

Actors vote to approve deal that ended strike, bringing relief to union leaders and Hollywood

Control over the use of artificial intelligence was the most hard-fought issue in the long, methodical negotiations, and became the main driver of dissent during the voting.


Streamers sending more content to networks

Next month, ABC is going to air the first season of “Only Murders in the Building,” which streams on its corporate cousin Hulu.

‘Unearthing the Sky’ unearths big questions at Providence College Galleries

Cammie Staros’s show gallops through time and examines traditional museum display methods through a critical, contemporary lens.


There are more options when it comes to school book fairs, but is there still a place for them?

In Massachusetts, concern about the school fund-raisers goes beyond the recent Scholastic book fair controversy.

Barbie, Taylor Swift, and Hollywood strikers make Time’s Person of the Year 2023 shortlist

King Charles III, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, and other notable names are also up for this year’s title.

Alicia Keys’ semi-autobiographical stage musical ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ moves to Broadway in spring

Broadway audiences will soon be hearing the hit songs of Alicia Keys — not far from where the multiple-Grammy-winner grew up.


Craig Santos Perez doesn’t read poetry when he’s writing it

What does this year's National Book Award winner for poetry read instead?

A Fitchburg State professor’s new book traces the left-of-the-dial history of college radio

Kate Jewell's "Live from the Underground" has plenty to say about college radio's impact on popular culture and about the student-run stations that have thrived in Boston.


Remarkable, dexterous ensemble returns for Wilbury’s superb ‘Indecent’

Paula Vogel’s one-act play is more than a recounting of a landmark lesbian kiss. At the Wilbury Theatre Group in Providence, it’s a cogent testimony to the power of art.


A confident Doja Cat commands a busy stage at TD Garden

Amid the spectacle of a stage filled with dancers and props, including a mechanical spider, the rapper and singer never lost control of her tight and expansive 95-minute set.


‘Becoming Ella Fitzgerald’ presents the First Lady of Song as a consummate artist who wrote for both the connoisseur and the public

Judith Tick’s biography also gives readers a look at a media ecosystem that has all but disappeared