Mark Shanahan & Meredith Goldstein

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


John Legend helps make One Family fund-raiser a glorious event

John Legend and Jannessa Burks, a One Family Scholar from Worcester, at a benefit for the organization.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Legend performed at Wednesday’s benefit for the nonprofit, which aims to end family homelessness in Mass.

Hozier perfomed Wednesday for MIX 104.1 listeners.


Singer Hozier Mixes it up for 104.1 listeners

The Irish singer played his hit, “Take Me to Church,” which is inescapable on the radio these days.

From left: SpeakEasy founder and artistic director Paul Daigneault, John August, and Andrew Lippa.


Composer Andrew Lippa lends hand at SpeakEasy

Lippa was here for rehearsals of the New England premiere of his latest show, “Big Fish.”

Revolution players Lee Nguyen, Charlie Davies, and Diego Fagundez displayed the team’s new jersey.


New England Revolution show off their new look

Some of the team’s players showed off the threads at a House of Blues event.