The National Museum of American History celebrates Kermit the Frog and other hand-operated icons with “Puppetry in America,” an exhibit that honors significant puppets such as Howdy Doody, Charlie McCarthy and Tubby the Tuba.
When Italian horror director Dario Argento couldn’t nab Pink Floyd to score his eerie 1975 film “Profondo Rosso”, he turned to the little-known Italian prog rock group Goblin. Nearly 40 years later, the band is in the middle of its first U.S. tour.
This week’s “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” brings Bilbo Baggins to the cave of Smaug, a dragon who presumably then gets desolated. Perhaps one of his large and lizard-y movie buddies can cheer him up.
Mikhail Baryshnikov hopes people who see “Man in a Case” at the Shakespeare Theatre forget his past roles and see only the sad-sack, romantically unlucky and, for the most part, non-dancing protagonists of two Anton Chekhov short stories.
Who? It’s OK. Twenty-two-year-old Australian Jess Newham gets that a lot these days. Her stage name gives a hint to why 2014 will be the year of Betty: She’s got a knack for blending sounds of yesterdecade with words that resonate with the masses now
A typical Lowland Hum concert — like Thursday's at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue — includes a huge, hanging art installation, handmade lyric books (for singing along) and questions from the audience. Oh, and there’s music, too.
I love many things about “Bob’s Burgers” (8:30 p.m., Sun., Fox), the hilarious and warm animated series about a family-run hamburger restaurant. Chief among them is the writing staff’s love of a good (and bad) pun.
On Monday, six finalists were invited to New York for this weekend’s Heisman Trophy ceremony. Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is the favorite. But if he doesn’t win, who has the best chance to take home the trophy?