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Anthony Bourdain on why he's cool with craft beer and loves Boston's bar scene

Anthony Bourdain's latest travel gig involves a lot of whisky and adventures with some of the nation's best craftspeople. The "Parts Unknown" star has teamed up with Scotch whisky makers Balvenie for "Raw Craft," a YouTube series that explores the dedication and...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 12:39pm

Fun things to do in Boston over Thanksgiving weekend

THEATER 'The Color Purple' The Tony-winning 2016 revival of “The Color Purple” comes to Boston, bringing musical life to Alice Walker’s canonical novel, detailing the lives of rural black women in Georgia during the Great Depression, facing sexism from within and racism...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 12:13pm

Jimmy Fallon talks 'Fever Pitch,' favorite Boston restaurants and filming 'Taxi' with Gisele

Jimmy Fallon returned to Boston over the weekend for a headlining performance at the Comics Come Home charity event. The late-night host has grown pretty fond of the Hub over the years, especially after starring in "Fever Pitch" with Drew Barrymore. While he played a member of...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 2:26pm

Denis Leary, Jeff Ross weigh in on Louis C.K. at Comics Come Home

The sexual harassment allegations against Louis C.K., Harvey Weinstein and other Hollywood stars were front and center at Saturday night's Comics Come Home event in Boston. Several of the evening's performers, including host Denis Leary, didn't shy away from talking about the scandals...

Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 10:43am

Iliza Shlesinger on Harvey Weinstein and sexual harassment in comedy

Iliza Shlesinger is hitting the road this fall to promote her new book "Girl Logic: The Genius and the Absurdity." The comedian hopes that her collection of essays will offer readers of both genders a glimpse into the female perspective, as well as dissuade folks from buying into long-...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 3:01pm

10 Boston theater shows you have to check out this winter

Considering all the stress that comes with the end of the year and the holiday season, the ability to step out of regular life into a completely new world is impossibly alluring. Indeed, a night at the theater never fails to be the most powerful remedy to all holiday woes. Check out our guide to 10...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 1:03pm

Why the message of ‘Hold These Truths’ resonates today

Now more than ever. That’s how Brookline-born theater director Benny Sato Ambush feels about retelling the story of Gordon Hirabayashi in the Lyric Stage’s production of Jeanne Sakata’s play, “Hold These Truths.” Hirabayashi, an American born of Japanese immigrants,...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:51pm

Boston Winter brings ice skating, mazes and more to City Hall Plaza

After a successful debut in 2016, Boston Winter returns to City Hall Plaza just in time for the 2017 holiday season. The outdoor attraction is set to open Friday, Nov. 24, which is perfect timing for those headed downtown to take care of some Black Friday shopping. Open to the public seven days a...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:57pm

Where to eat on Thanksgiving Day around Boston

Perhaps the best thing you can do for yourself this Thanksgiving season is to let someone else do the cooking for you. Restaurants around Boston are serving up the goods, but if cozying up at home sounds better, you can still reap the rewards — Thanksgiving takeout, anyone?  Here are...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 12:29pm

How Hillary Clinton inspired the star of an all-female ‘Julius Caesar’ play

Actors’ Shakespeare Project is bringing an all-female production of “Julius Caesar” to Boston this holiday season. The new take on the Shakespeare classic, which debuts at Studio 210 this week, draws a bit of inspiration from the 2016 presidential election. Liz Adams, who plays...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 2:19pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

MOVIES 'Lady Bird' Greta Gerwig, known for her roles in films like “Greenberg,” “Frances Ha” and “20th Century Women,” moves behind the camera to tell the story of an average teenage girl in the early 2000s, struggling with the built-in crises of...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 11:23am

These are the must-see musical acts in Boston this winter

Music legends and big name stars are performing in the city all throughout the snowy season and you’ll definitely want to see every show you can. Here are the must-see concerts and music events of the winter. Boston Music Awards This night of music celebration brings the glitz and glam of...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 11:13am

10 can't miss comedy shows in Boston this winter

Comedy fans are in for a treat this winter as some of the biggest names in the business are bringing the laughs to the Boston area. Here are 10 shows you definitely don’t want to miss this season. Will Noonan At Nick’s Comedy Stop, Noonan invites all to “listen to the comedy...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:55am

Denis Leary wants to play Kellyanne Conway in a Trump biopic

Denis Leary and his famous funny friends will once again take over the TD Garden at this weekend's Comics Come Home. The annual event, which raises funds for the Cam Neely Foundation, had a bit of a hiccup last year as a rowdy crowd booed comedian Wanda Sykes after she cracked jokes about then...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 8:29am

Dana Gould on how New England influences his comedy

If you ask any Boston comic about their comedic inspirations, don’t be surprised if they end up mentioning Dana Gould. The Hopedale native and former writer for “The Simpsons” is a legend among comedy circles thanks to his prowess on stage and work on the small screen. While...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 3:55pm

How ‘Mythbusters’ changed Adam Savage’s life

Adam Savage spent 14 seasons educating and entertaining fans with “Mythbusters.” Now he’s bringing the wonder and fun of science to the stage with “Brain Candy Live.” Along with popular YouTube star Michael Stevens, Savage has been touring the country with a two-hour...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 12:40pm

Red Bull is bringing an epic 'Street Fighter V' tournament to Boston

Championships are pretty common here in Titletown, but now it's time for esports athletes to shine in Boston. After bringing their popular flugtag event to the Hub last year, Red Bull is heading back to the city with an epic "Street Fighter V" video game tournament. That's right...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 3:10pm

Tap Room debuts at Sam Adams brewery

Experimental beers are now on tap at Sam Adams’s new Brewery Tap Room. Located within the walls of the Jamaica Plain brewery’s base for research and development, the cozy, brick-walled Tap Room offers beer lovers the chance to hang out and taste some of Sam Adams’ latest...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 3:34pm

12 fun things to do in Boston this weekend

MUSEUMS Mark Dion: Misadventures of a 21st Century Naturalist Mark Dion playfully wrestles with the tension between human and the rest of Earth in his installations. In this show, the first American survey of his work, we find such oddities as the libraries for birds, which employ real birds, and...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 11:35am

A Boogie wit da Hoodie talks Chris Brown, Cardi B and staying focused

Artist Julius Dubose, better known by his stage name A Boogie wit da Hoodie, is ready to take hip-hop by storm. The rapper, who performs in Worcester on Sunday night, has quickly become one of the hottest new stars in the game thanks to a slew of hit singles, as well as his critically-...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 11:15am