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From left: Family Reach’s Carla Tardif, Ming Tsai, Ashlynn Hull, and Patrick Chung at the Ritz Carlton hotel.


Patriots’ Patrick Chung outperforms Ming Tsai at foodie fund-raiser

Tsai said Chung’s Chinese-Jamaican jerk chicken dish was superior. And “there’s no shame in admitting that.”

Kelly Nyks is an artist in residence at Harvard’s Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning.


Street team promoting Harvard filmmaker’s work arrested in NYC

Four men got in trouble for putting up posters for “Disobedience,” by Kelly Nyks.

Boston College president the Rev. William P. Leahy (left), with Philippines President Benigno Aquino III in 2014 on the BC campus.


BC president will be honored at Big Brothers Big Sisters gala

The Rev. William Leahy will receive the 2016 John B. Pearson Excellence in Mentoring award.

Sinead O’Connor.


Quote of the day: Sinead O’Connor

O’Connor, on the speculation about Prince’s vault of unreleased music.

Miles Teller as Vinny Pazienza in the boxer biopic “Bleed for This.”


Biopic of boxer Vinny Pazienza has a release date

The movie on the Providence pugilist will open in select theaters Nov. 4.

Actor Patrick Dempsey at The Dempsey Challenge, a Positive Tracks event, in 2015.


Patrick Dempsey coming to town to promote physically active philanthropy

The actor is participating in the Sweat for Good Summit at Fenway Park on Friday.

Cynthia Nixon at the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Feb. 27 in Santa Monica, Calif.


Cynthia Nixon will be honored in Provincetown

The actress will receive an award at the Provincetown International Film Festival in June.

David Ortiz addressed fans during a pregame ceremony honoring the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013.


David Ortiz to reenact his famous speech after bombings for ‘Patriots Day’

Word from the set is that Ortiz will play himself in director Peter Berg’s movie about the Boston Marathon bombings.

Paul McCartney.


Quote of the day: Paul McCartney

McCartney, on meeting two members of the Little Rock Nine at a concert in Arkansas.

From left: Jennifer Dolins, Kerry Swords, Susan Boney, Fiona Benenson, and Renee Skeffington.


The ball that raised lots of green for the Public Garden

The Green & White Ball, which raised funds for The Friends of the Public Garden, took place at Taj Boston.

Gisele Bundchen attended the Gisele Bundchen Spring Fling book launch in New York City.


Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen missing from Met Gala

It seems like the Patriots quarterback and his supermodel spouse took a pass this year.

Filis Casey (left) and Suzanne Kreiter, at a party celebrating the release of Kreiter’s book, “Shoot.


Globe photographer celebrates book with fund-raiser

Suzanne Kreiter, author of the novel “Shoot,” attended the Alliance for Children Foundation event.

Caitlyn Jenner, pictured in February.


Caitlyn Jenner is coming to Provincetown

Jenner will attend a fund-raiser for Camp Lightbulb, a summer camp for LGBTQ young people.


New casting company on the block

Ashley Skomurski and Julie Arvedon Knowlton are launching Slate Casting.

Jack Schlossberg (left) presenting the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award to Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy.


President Kennedy’s grandson presents award to Conn. governor

Jack Schlossberg presented the 2016 Profile in Courage Award to Governor Dannel Malloy.

From left: Ken Casey, Bobby Orr, and Brian Leetch at the Claddagh Fund celebrity hockey tournament.


Claddagh Fund celebrity hockey tournament raises $60,000

Bobby Orr, Ken Casey, and Brian Leetch took part in the inaugural fund-raiser.

Nina Tassler will deliver the commencement address at Boston University’s graduation ceremonies on May 15.


Nina Tassler to speak at BU commencement

The former chairman of CBS Entertainment will deliver the address on May 15.

Director Peter Berg (left) and actor Mark Wahlberg attended the Boston Police Department Foundation Gala in March.


Director Peter Berg punches in at Southie gym

Taking a break from shooting “Patriots Day,” Berg sparred with a trainer at Peter Welch’s Gym.

In this undated photo released on Sunday by Kensington Palace, Britain's Princess Charlotte is shown at Anmer Hall in Norfolk, England.

New photos of Princess Charlotte mark 1st birthday

Kensington Palace officials said the images were taken by Princess Charlotte’s mother, Kate.

From top: Farah Stockman, Emily Procknal, Kayleen McAdams, Chris Rowland, Wendy McCarthy, Josh Singer, Ben Bradlee Jr., Victoria McGrane, Matt Carroll, Sacha Pfeiffer, Rachel McAdams, Tom McCarthy, Linda Pizzuti Henry, John Henry, Michael Rezendes, Herb Chambers, Melissa Lees, Walter Robinson, Tracy Jan, Annie Linskey, Matt Viser, and Anne Viser.


Obama puts Globe in spotlight at White House Correspondents’ Association dinner

The president also poked fun at journalists and politicians at Saturday night’s event.

Alex Karpovsky at the Q&A following the screening of “Folk Hero and Funny Guy.”


Alex Karpovsky touts film in Somerville

The “Girls” star discussed “Folk Hero and Funny Guy” after a screening at the Somerville Theatre.

From left: Alexander Joel, Boston Lyric Opera general and artistic director Esther Nelson, and Alexander Lehar, grand-nephew of Franz Lehar.


A ‘Merry’ debut for Alexander Joel

Billy Joel’s half brother conducted for the first time in North America with the Boston Lyric Opera.

Frank Gehry (left) with John Lithgow.


Frank Gehry receives Harvard Arts Medal, chats with John Lithgow

The famed architect was honored by his alma mater last week.

President Obama at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.


Quote of the day: President Obama

Obama, taking a jab at Donald Trump during Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.

Dweezil Zappa.


Quote of the day: Dweezil Zappa

Zappa, son of Frank Zappa, explaining that because of a family feud he must now perform under the name Dweezil Zappa Plays Frank Zappa, not Zappa Plays Zappa.

Will Ferrell ‘not pursuing’ Reagan film, says spokesman

Ferrell is not pursuing a film project about the late president, a spokesman for the actor said Friday.

Dr. S. Allen Counter (center), of the Harvard Foundation, unveils the portrait of Richard Theodore Greener.


Harvard unveils portrait of first African-American graduate

The painting of Richard Theodore Greener has been added to the Harvard Foundation’s portraiture collection.

Governor Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut will receive the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award during a ceremony Sunday at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.


JFK Library Foundation to honor Conn. governor, Minn. high schooler

Dannel Malloy, Conn.’s chief executive, will receive the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.


Handel and Haydn Society sets Met debut

H+H will perform Monteverdi’s “Vespers of 1610” at the Met’s Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing in April.

Tom Brady and son Benjamin in New York Friday.


Still mum on suspension, Tom Brady steps out in New York

No. 12 joined wife Gisele Bundchen and the couple’s son and daughter for a church service on the Upper East Side.

John Davidson.


Which ’80s TV host is performing at Club Passim?

You know him as the onetime host of “Hollywood Squares” and as a guest on “Love Boat,” but there’s another side of John Davidson.

Tobin Bell and Melanie Lynskey star in


Tobin Bell’s new indie flick at IFFBoston

The actor, who grew up in Weymouth, stars in “Rainbow Time.”

Chuck Palahniuk.


‘Fight Club’ author coming in July to promote sequel

Chuck Palahniuk won’t be reading or performing — it’s a signing only — and tickets must be purchased.

Laurie Lindeen, ex-wife of Replacements frontman Paul Westerberg, posted this picture on Facebook of their son, with the caption “Senior decision day!”


Paul Westerberg has almost reached father-of-college-student status

It’s hard to imagine the guy who’s written so many stellar songs about adolescence being the proud dad of a college-bound freshman.

Boston, MA - 4/28/2016 - Boston Celtics Legend Bill Russell laughs as he appears on the jumbotron during a break in the first quarter of Game 6 at TD Garden in Boston, MA April 28, 2016. Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff Topic: Reporter:


Stars come out to watch Celtics Game 6

A number of pro athletes and celebrities snagged tickets to the Celtics game at TD Garden.

Actor Kristin Chenoweth, center, with, from left, David Sullivan, 12, of Charlestown, Brendan O'Brien, 8, of South Boston, Edan Zinn, 11, of Jamaica Plain, Charlotte Palmucci, 17, of Brookline and Zehava Younger, 14, of Beverly, at WGBH studios for the Boston Children?s Theatre Giving Voice Gala. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (Names, stapleton)


Chenoweth honored at Boston Children’s gala

Tony Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth was honored at the Boston Children’s Theatre’s “Giving Voice” gala.

Tess Gerritsen, before an appearance at Salem State University.


Author Tess Gerritsen’s new movie project is a family affair

“Island Zero” was written by Gerritsen, financed by she and her husband, and is directed by her son, Josh.

From left: Louise Dube, Room to Read chapter leader Janet Dracksdorf, and Lisa Mullins.


Sipping wine for a good cause

Lisa Mullins, host of WBUR’s “All Things Considered” was the special guest at a wine tasting hosted by Room to Read.

Boston Globe food critic Anthony Spinazzola cooking in the Globe cafeteria in 1980, when he offered to cook for some of Boston's top restaurateurs.


Celebrating the Spinazzola Culinary Center at NECAT

Anthony C. Spinazzola, a beloved wine and food writer for The Boston Globe, died in 1985.

Andrea Barrett.

Andrea Barrett earns Rea Award for short story writing

The Boston-born, Cape Cod-bred “Ship Fever” author teaches writing at Williams College.

Mark Wahlberg stars in the “Patriots Day” movie.


‘Patriots Day’ to film at closed Watertown police station

CBS Films is paying the town $60,000 to film there.

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Gisele Bundchen Visits

Gisele Bundchen steers clear of Deflategate on ‘Tonight’

Instead, the supermodel taught Jimmy Fallon how to walk the runway.

Quote of the day: Gisele Bundchen

- Gisele Bundchen, supermodel wife of Tom Brady, talking about facing adversity.- Gisele Bundchen, supermodel wife of Tom Brady, talking about facing adversity.


Our Bodies Ourselves hires new executive director

It wasn’t so long ago that the group behind the groundbreaking book, “Our Bodies, Ourselves,” was fighting for its financial life.

Will Ferrell will play President Ronald Reagan in a new movie.


Will Ferrell to play Ronald Reagan

Will Ferrell, who played former President George W. Bush on “Saturday Night Live,” will see if he can do a decent Ronald Reagan impression.

Actress Ellen Page (left) and director Sian Heder at a screening of “Tallulah” in Los Angeles in March. Heder will receive the New Voices in Screenwriting Award at the Nantucket Film Festival.


Nantucket Film Festival announces more honorees

Molly Shannon, Sian Heder, Heidi Ewing, and Rachel Grady will be honored at the annual film fest.

Jake Gyllenhaal on the set of “Stronger” in Easton Wednesday.


Check out Jake Gyllenhaal on the set of ‘Stronger’

The actor was spotted filming a scene outside Buddy’s Union Villa in North Easton Wednesday.

Steven Tyler performing in Nashville in February.


Steven Tyler to headline LaconiaFest

Aerosmith’s lead singer will perform at the motorcycle music festival on June 15.

Jessica Alba, founder of The Honest Co., is shown in New York at an event for the company in March.


Jessica Alba’s company sued by nonprofit consumer group

The Organic Consumers Association has filed a lawsuit against The Honest Co., claiming that the company falsely labeled its premium infant formula as “organic.”

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 30: Ictress Uzo Aduba attends The 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 30, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. 25650_018 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Turner)


Uzo Aduba’s biggest fan? Her second grade teacher.

Medfield’s own Uzo Aduba posted an adorable picture on Facebook Wednesday of the actress with her second-grade teacher.