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Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana

According to People magazine, the wedding was held at sunset Saturday in front of a small group of family and friends.

Mark Wahlberg stars in “Transformers: The Last Knight.”


‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ debuts to a franchise low

The hulking machines are no longer box-office behemoths in North America, but they’re still big in China.

Alexis Bledel as Ofglen in “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

TV Critic’s Corner

More of ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ in season two, and a bigger role for Bledel

The next season of the Hulu drama will contain 13 episodes.

(FILES) This file photo taken on July 15, 2005 shows author J.K Rowling in front of Edinburgh Castle for the worldwide launch of the latest book, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The creator of a wizarding empire which has dazzled the world, J. K. Rowling struggled through hardship to become an unrivalled children's author with a global voice. Now 20 years since


Former ‘Hogwarts’ class instructors (from Tufts) talk about Harry Potter’s 20th anniversary

“Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” was released in the UK on June 26, 1997. A year later it debuted in the US as “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.”


Kevin Youkilis makes a winning IPA

At the California State Fair, Loma Brewing Company’s entry placed first in the American IPA category. (We know because the former Sox infielder proudly tweeted about it.

Kristen Wiig and Steve Carell at the “Despicable Me 3” premiere in Los Angeles.


Steve Carell walks the yellow carpet for ‘Despicable Me 3’

The Marshfield actor was in LA with Kristen Wiig for the premiere of their film.

From left: Whitney Cummings, Sasheer Zamata, and Gabourey Sidibe at the All-Star Comedy Roundtable.


Stars at the Nantucket Film Festival: Tom McCarthy, Ben Stiller, Whitney Cummings, Sasheer Zamata, and Gabourey Sidibe

The fest also featured some of the biggest names in comedy at its annual All-Star Comedy Roundtable.


Julia Louis-Dreyfus visits Gloucester Stage Company for husband’s performance

The “Veep” actress saw the play Saturday, a day before she celebrated her 30th wedding anniversary with Brad Hall, who is costarring in”The Effect” at Gloucester Stage.

Erin Andrews.


Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana

The “Dancing with the Stars” co-host and Stoll married Saturday, on Stoll’s 35th birthday.


Kraft’s words of wisdom at Cannes

Robert Kraft had some interesting things to say in an interview at the Cannes Lion Festival of Creativity in France Friday.

Philip Glass

Music Review

Philip Glass resounds at Peabody Essex Museum

In Salem, Glass’s patterns and cycles invited a trance-like state.


Patriot Matthew Slater at Pine Street Inn commencement

The special teams ace congratulated grads.

“La Bamba” costar Esai Morales attended a 30th anniversary screening of the film at the Nantucket Film Festival.


‘La Bamba’ makes a cameo at Nantucket Film Festival

It’s the 30th anniversary of the film’s release.

Tom Brady was promoting Under Armour’s “Athlete Recovery Sleepwear Powered by TB12.”


Where in the world was Tom Brady?

No. 12 spent all week posing near enormous Under Armour logos, somewhere in Asia.

Congressman Seth Moulton asnd Liz Boardman, right, arrived for the annual John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.


Representative Seth Moulton announces engagement

The congressman shares big personal news via Twitter.

David Ortiz and Rob Gronkowski at the Ortiz roast at the House of Blues.


This is how lewd David Ortiz’s roast was

Much of the humor was wildly vulgar, and many jokes had members of the crowd squirming in their seats.


Franklin to celebrate the 4th over 6 days

Activities will kick off Thursday, June 29, and Friday, June 30, with rides and food booths opening at 6 p.m. and live music starting at 7 p.m.

Women's Sports Foundation founder Billie Jean King speaks onstage during the Women's Sports Foundation 45th Anniversary of Title IX celebration at the New-York Historical Society on June 22, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)


Billie Jean King celebrates 45th anniversary of Title IX

Title IX opened doors for girls and women by banning sex discrimination in all federally funded school programs, including sports.

FILE--This photo from Monday, March 28, 2011 shows broadcast reporter Gabe Pressman as he appears at the Friar's Club, in New York. Pressman, an intrepid, Emmy-winning journalist who still relished going to work at the age of 93, died early Friday, June 23, 2017 at a Manhattan hospital. (Photo by Richard Drew, File)

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman dies at 93

Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman has died at the age of 93.

Actor Johnny Depp spoke at the Glastonbury music festival at Worthy Farm, in Somerset, England, Thursday.

Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger

Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain.

A display at the Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library presented by ‘‘The Daily Show With Trevor Noah.’’

The ‘Daily Show’ Twitter library is just one of many art projects about Trump’s tweets

The pop-up library, meticulously modeled on real presidential museums, was designed to showcase the breadth and depth of the president’s Twitter career.


‘Krazy Kat,’ and all that jazz

George Herriman’s famous comic strip influenced numerous other art forms — music included.

story behind the book | kate tuttle

Losing, then finding, his Muslim faith

Haroon Moghul grew up in New England, his faith something he “inherited and tried to make sense of” from an early age.


The rise of the online altcyclopedia

We’re plagued by an ever-widening world of wack Wikis.

Peter Miller’s photo of a rainbow over Waterbury Reservoir.

new england literary news | NINA MACLAUGHLIN

Changes in Vermont’s character and countryside

Peter Miller at work on a new book, “Vanishing Vermonters: Loss of a Rural Culture’’; environmentalist Bill McKibben on “Walden’’; a global book club

From left: Laura Carmichael, Elizabeth McGovern, and Michelle Dockery in “Downton Abbey.”

tv critic’s corner

There may be more ‘Downton Abbey’ to come

A movie is likely to begin production next year, according to one published report.

A scene from the documentary “Vegas Baby.”

In Focus

Gambling with lives in ‘Vegas Baby’

Morgan Spurlock-produced documentary examines the lucrative business of in vitro fertilization.

Daniel Day-Lewis after winning an Academy Award in 2013 for “Lincoln,” one of a record three best actor Oscars the actor earned over his career.

Ty Burr

Daniel Day-Lewis isn’t the first actor to retire, and likely won’t be the last

The actor’s retirement, if he goes through with it, may become like those mysterious vanishing acts that periodically stud the arts and popular culture.

book review

Story of girlfriend for hire explores oddness of love and life

In the world of Lacey’s novels, the self is fundamentally strange — strange to others and strange to itself.

Megyn Kelly on the set of NBC’s “Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly.”

buzzsaw | Matthew gilbert

The Megyn Kelly we’ve seen so far isn’t ready for her close-up

NBC is betting heavily on its new star, but there’s something stubbornly shallow about her presence.

The Battle of Hue in 1968 was a victory in military terms for US forces and their allies, but the ferocious and brutal combat and the horrible images from the battle helped turn a critical mass of Americans against the war.

book review

Was the brutal Battle of Hue the turning point in Vietnam?

Mark Bowden contends that the exceptionally ferocious combat exposed the futility of the US cause in Vietnam.

The Coolidge at the Greenway film series will feature “Twister.”

scene here | local films, festivals and faces

Al fresco menu, with spaghetti

Two Boston film series will unspool movies in the great outdoors.

the discovery

Murders on Canadian island triggered by meteor shower

Lawrence Millman found himself haunted by a story that took place on the Belcher Islands in Canada’s Hudson Bay.

Christopher V. Edwards is the new artistic director of Actors’ Shakespeare Project.

New leader at Actors’ Shakespeare Project may bring an edge

Veteran director, actor, and theater executive Christopher V. Edwards says he’s not a big fan of “well-spoken Shakespeare.”

book review

Boisterous tale of suspicion and intrigue sparked by arrival of wealthy stranger in 1746 New York

Some New Yorkers believe that Smith is an absconding London clerk; others that he is a British ministry snoop; and still others suspect him of being a French spy.


Holding a grudge against Dante

Best-selling author Don Winslow wishes he had more time to read and to catch up with books he missed.

Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani visited Boston recently to discuss the long road to getting “The Big Sick” made.


What happens when your love story includes a coma and Judd Apatow?

The endearing film from Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon is based on their real-life struggles.

Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish with Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk and students Tarjanae Ancrum-Marshall and Stephira Jean.


Olynyk stands tall at Scholar Athletes gala

The C’s 7-footer supports the nonprofit, whose aim is to boost the academic achievement of city kids through athletics.

Berklee grad pronoun’s path: a breakup, then a breakthrough

The songs she wrote and recorded in her bedroom have led to a label deal, a summer tour, and a spot in the Billboard Hot 100 Festival.

Sofia Coppola

Sofia Coppola set out not to just redo ‘The Beguiled’ but to reinvent it

When the 46-year-old filmmaker saw the 1971 film starring Clint Eastwood she couldn’t get the tale out of her mind.

Mark Morris Dance Group’s Ozawa Hall performances will include “Grand Duo.”

Old friends, live music, and Mark Morris at Tanglewood

The choreographer’s latest dance set to Lou Harrison’s music will be premiered at Tanglewood in a program celebrating the centennial of Harrison’s birth.

“Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton” screens Sunday, the closing day of the Nantucket Film Festival.

Doc Talk | peter keough

‘Hired Gun’ puts unknown musical sidemen in the spotlight

Fran Strine’s documentary profiles outstanding talents who perform in anonymity.

Jovani Furlan and Ashley Knox in “Allegro Brillante.”

Dance review

Miami City Ballet brings thrills to Jacob’s Pillow

On Wednesday night, the company’s dancers proved themselves fluent Balanchine interpreters, as well as fluid vessels through which other choreographic voices can be channeled.

Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie play Blue Hills Bank Pavilion June 28.

The Ticket

Arts events this week

Picks include BJ Barham, a Lucero and Banditos double-bill, “The Effect,” and Mark Morris Dance Group.


Greater Boston author readings June 25-July 1

A weekly calendar of literary events and author readings.

book review

Vibrant, dark, and funny memoir of manipulative, explosive mother and the son who loves her

“You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me’’ is a fierce howl of pain and a dark hymn to Sherman Alexie’s immensely difficult, indomitable mother.