Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein

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

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‘Foxcatcher’ screenwriter Futterman wrestled with the script

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Dan Futterman’s real challenge in telling the story of John E. du Pont III was what not to tell.

Bill Condron of Winchester with Tricia Rafferty (left) and Megan Smith, both of Boston.

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Gathering for Shades of Hope

The Shades of Hope Gala for the Melanoma Foundation of New England brought about 400 supporters to the Four Seasons.

Julia Smith (left) and Amy O’Connor, both of Duxbury.

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Enjoying a Grand night

Supporters of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester gathered for the “Diamonds Are Forever” fund-raiser.

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Sharing the flavors of France

The French Cultural Center recently hosted the “Tour de France Viticole Wine Dinner,” a black-tie event.