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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

Anthony Bourdain's strategy for Thanksgiving dinner and leftovers

As you can imagine, Thanksgiving is a pretty big deal in Anthony Bourdain's household. The famed chef, author and host of CNN's "Parts Unknown" loves to go all out for the holiday and always plans an epic meal for Thanksgiving dinner. Bourdain revealed his Turkey Day strategy to...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:07pm

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

Gisele Bündchen criticizes Donald Trump's decision on elephant trophy hunting

Gisele Bündchen is taking a stand against President Donald Trump's recent decision over trophy hunters who kill elephants in Africa. The fashion icon and wife of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady took to Instagram on Friday morning to criticize the move, which would allow hunters to...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:33pm

Boston cat cafe plans to open this weekend

UPDATE, Nov. 17 : Purr Cat Cafe, Boston's first such feline establishment, plans to finally open it's doors this weekend after a few controversies delayed the business's beginnings.  Diane Kelly, the owner of Purr, confirmed that she met with the city's Inspectional Services...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:16am

Ben Affleck talks Harvey Weinstein, Hilarie Burton groping claims with Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert asked Ben Affleck some pretty tough questions about Harvey Weinstein and his own sexual misconduct scandal during Thursday night's episode of the "Late Show." The Boston-bred actor stopped by the late-night program to chat about his return as Batman in the...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 11:04am

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

Anthony Bourdain's latest travel gig inolves 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...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:52pm

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

Here's the best time to leave Boston for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is always one of the busiest travel holidays of the year, and next week will be no different. In fact, it may be more hectic than usual, with a record 28.5 million people expected to fly on U.S. airlines, between Nov. 17 and Nov. 28, according to Airlines for America — a 3...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 5:15pm

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

NFL Week 11 Power Rankings: Saints move past Patriots, Cowboys plummet

1. Philadelphia Eagles (8-1) Bye. Last Week: 1 The league got a taste of adding Jay Ajayi to what was already a top five rushing attack when he sprinted for a 46-yard touchdown on the handful of carries he was given against Denver. Now the Eagles have had their bye week to fully integrate Ajayi...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 3:27pm

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

Gotham Chopra talks Tom Brady, anthem protests and ‘Religion of Sports’

Fans treat game day almost like a religious service in this neck of the woods, and few people know that better than Gotham Chopra. The Boston-born filmmaker and son of Deepak Chopra examines the spiritual impact of sports on athletes and society at large with his docuseries “Religion of...

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:48am