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Top Picks: The Science Channel series 'The Planets,' the MotionX-GPS app, and more

The movie 'Wilson' stars Woody Harrelson as a man who discovers he has a teenage daughter, the venerable Newport Folk Festival is a rare opportunity to see some of the best groundbreaking female singers live, and more top picks.

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Top Picks: 'Frantz' on DVD and Blu-ray, the Yahoo Weather app, and more

With the app Leafsnap, you can take a photo of a leaf and the app will identify it for you, head to YouTube to check out Winston Churchill’s remarks, commonly known as his “We shall fight on the beaches” speech, if you enjoyed 'Dunkirk,' and more top picks.

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Mass. event brings dance out of the theater

Earlier this summer, the Somerville Arts Council (SAC) produced “Dancing in the Streets,” a series of free outdoor dance performances created in 2013 in support of the local dance community. 

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Top Picks: Netflix's 'Daughters of Destiny,' Public Service Broadcasting's 'Every Valley,' and more

The story of 'Beauty and the Beast' is back with a new live-action adaptation, the Surfline app gives you information about conditions before you go, and more top picks.

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Top Picks: Charly Bliss's 'Guppy,' National Geographic's video of a feather star, and more

In PBS’s 'Ireland’s Wild Coast,' cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson explores everything from the impressive Skellig Rocks to the various wildlife that can be seen in the beautiful area, the classic story of King Kong gets an interesting update with the movie 'Kong: Skull Island,' and more top picks.

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Top Picks: The Wood Brothers' 'Live at the Barn,' the movie 'The Sense of an Ending,' and more

Fans of Mozart can add a visual component to their enjoyment with a video by filmmaker Matthew Rycroft titled 'Siege of Salzburg,' the Komoot app can help you plan the best path for an outdoor adventure, and more top picks.

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Exhibit offers look at the age of the ocean liner

'Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed, and Style' traces the dramatic changes in their development, from 'hazardous' early steam-powered vessels to symbols of national identity to luxuriant playgrounds. 

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Top Picks: PBS's 'Weekend in Havana,' Richard Russo's 'Trajectory,' and more

The ParkMe app lists prices, shows availability, and in some cases lets you book a parking spot ahead of time, Hudson's album of the same name brings together four of the world’s greatest musical improvisers, and more top picks.

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Top Picks: Phoenix's 'Ti Amo,' HBO's 'The Words That Built America,' and more

The Bulgarian History Podcast provides a deep dive into the history of the Balkan nation, director Raoul Peck uses James Baldwin’s writing for his documentary 'I Am Not Your Negro,' and more top picks.

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Damien Hirst returns with art exploring mythology

At this Venice art exhibit, barnacles, sea fans, and myriad coral stud and enshroud bronze deities, triumphant warriors, and even an occasional Walt Disney character.

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Top Picks: The Smithsonian Channel's 'First Ladies Revealed,' the Fresh Air app, and more

'The LEGO Batman Movie' features the return of hit 'LEGO' character Batman, singer Ariana Grande brought together artists including Chris Martin of Coldplay, Katy Perry, and Miley Cyrus to perform a benefit concert in Manchester, England, and more top picks.

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Top Picks: The Netflix documentary 'Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower,' the Skyview app, and more

Asghar Farhadi's Oscar-winning film 'The Salesman' is available on DVD and Blu-ray, Fathom Events brings Studio Ghibli films back to theaters, and more top picks.

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Artists team up with planners for urban change

Artists are experienced at gathering diverse voices, celebrating local history, and connecting with communities. Planners want to do that better.

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Top Picks: PBS's 'The Story of China,' the Jørgen Emborg Quartet’s album 'What's Left?,' and more

'Toni Erdmann' tells the story of a corporate strategist and her mischievous father who loves playing pranks on people, artist Thomas Dambo's 'The 6 Forgotten Giants' brings creatures out of fairy tales to life, and more top picks.

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Top Picks: Chris Stapleton's 'From a Room: Volume 1,' 'Land of Mine' on DVD and Blu-ray, and more

In PBS’s 'The American Epic Sessions,' artists including Elton John, Jack White, and the band Alabama Shakes are challenged to create music using old technology, the NPS National Mall app could help you on a Washington, D.C., trip, and more.

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Literature, dance, art explore masculinity

Acclaimed creators, including writer Paul Auster and artist Mark Bradford, are examining what it means to be a man in the modern world.

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Top Picks: Joe Goddard's 'Electric Lines,' the REI Co-op Guide to National Parks app, and more

The app BringFido lets you find a dog-friendly hotel as well as other area attractions, such as dog parks, trails, and beaches, movie fans should check out Isabelle Huppert's work in the film Things to Come, and more top picks.

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Top Picks: 'The Red Turtle' on DVD and Blu-ray, the Wild Weather app, and more

A raw and beautiful sadness permeates the 11 tracks on Feist's 'Pleasure,' the movie 'Silence' features an intriguing turn by actor Issei Ogata, and more top picks.

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Top Picks: 'Hidden Figures' on DVD and Blu-ray, 'Children of the Force' podcast, and more

The Dog Park Finder Plus app can help you locate nearby dog parks as well as other dog-friendly locations, the Maps 3D Pro app brings maps to life for those who love the great outdoors, and more top picks.

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How Nari Ward reimagines the immigrant experience through art

At a time when immigration has become a contentious political issue, Ward has emerged as one of the most visible artists fostering conversations about the topic in ways that go beyond Republican and Democrat talking points.

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