Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein

Mark and Meredith write the Names column for The Boston Globe.

Names

Lynn Goldsmith’s opening in NYC is a New Kids reunion

Photographer Lynn Goldsmith with New Kids on the Block's Joey McIntyre at the “Streets of NYC” opening party at the Morrison Hotel Gallery.

Debra Rothenberg

The photographer said it was the first time in 20 years she had seen Joey McIntyre.

Ben Affleck, seen at the New York Film Festival on Sept. 26, 2014.

Affleck expresses regret about efforts to hide slave-owning ancestor

Ben Affleck had asked a television show to not reveal that one of his forebears owned slaves.

 From left: Nick Heffelfinger, Keyaira Lockett, Darrell Moultrie, Demetrius Burns, and Shelby Griswold.

Names

Darrell Moultrie shows ‘Winds of Now’ with Boston Conservatory

When the Boston Conservatory invited him to collaborate with students, it didn’t occur to the choreographer to say no.

Names

Foundation gives $1.5m to MIT’s CAST

The MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology is getting another $1.5 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Jon Stewart

Celebrity News

Jon Stewart sets Aug. 6 as ‘Daily Show’ exit date

Stewart set the date in the closing moments of Monday’s edition of the parody newscast.