The celebrated Russian pianist Denis Matsuev will take the stage of Harvard University?s Sanders Theatre for a solo piano recital.

Pavel Antonov

Russian musicians? support for Putin not playing well

Whether their endorsements flow from sincere personal beliefs, the pro-Putin stance of many musicians is catching up with them overseas.


//,photobyYvonneGordon.jpg ?Game of Thrones? fans can scout these locations

If you?re expecting a case of withdrawal after Sunday?s season four finale, consider visiting some of the locations where the show is filmed.


// Where Boston stands as a potential Olympics host city

The Globe examined how Boston compared to the other US candidates using data related to the United States Olympic Committee?s demands.

Ava 500 robots let users move around with colleagues from remote locations.

Game changers

iRobot develops new breed of telepresence robot

One of the most sophisticated models among this new type of robot was introduced last year by the Bedford-based company.


// Take the Globe Opinion news quiz, June 13, 2014

Were you paying attention this week? Test your knowledge of electoral politics, presidential birthday celebrations, and fruit juice brands.


Movie Review

// ?How to Train Your Dragon 2? aims high again

More than ever, the magical 3-D visuals feel like a Blue Angels routine customized for the Tolkien crowd.