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Katy Tur (left) at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute in Dorchester Tuesday night with Robin Young.


Katy Tur brings her election story to Boston

WBUR’s Robin Young led an interview with the MSNBC anchor.


Another accolade for Andris Nelsons

The BSO music director is Musical America’s artist of the year.

David Snead, the Handel and Haydn Society’s president and CEO.


Former employee claims racial discrimination in suit against Handel and Haydn Society

A woman who was the acting director of marketing says she was fired after complaining about language used by the group’s CEO.

From left: Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck and wife Emilia Fazzalari with Pam and Steve DiFillippo.


Davio’s opens in Braintree with a party

Some of owner Steve DiFillippo’s friends help him celebrate.

A scene from the movie “It.”


Casting call for ‘It’ clowns

Can you look like Pennywise the Dancing Clown? If so, you might have a job on Halloween.

David Sedaris on trash collection, books that make him laugh, and walking 43 miles in a day

We caught up with Sedaris by phone from his home in Sussex, England, before his trip.

“Lady Bird” is one of the films that will appear at the festival.


IFFBoston adds festival hits to fall lineup

Its Fall Focus festival events run from Oct. 22-26.

From left: Emerson Kington, technical director for the orchestra; Jo Frances Meyer; Peter Fiedler; Gene Dahmen; and music director Christopher Wilkins.


Boston Landmarks Gala raises money for free summer concerts

The Boston Landmarks Orchestra Gala at the Omni Parker House Saturday evening raised money for their annual free summer concert series at the Hatch Shell.

Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg says many people knew about Harvey Weinstein’s behavior.


Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg says he knew all about Harvey Weinstein — everyone did

The Needham native says he overlooked Weinstein’s misdeeds because he was a generous friend.


Matt and Ben bringing Globe Magazine piece to big screen

“The Shadows” will tell the story of America’s first detectives.

Bianca Jones Marlin (center), named one of STAT’s 2017 Wunderkinds, attended a HUBweek event Friday evening.


HUBweek continues with a party for personalities from the startup world

HUBweek hosted a reception Friday night for names associated with Saturday’s Demo Day.

Jenny Johnson and Robert Cocuzzo exchanged wedding vows at the BPL courtyard. Charlie Kravetz officiated.


‘Dining Playbook’ ’s Jenny Johnson weds Nantucket Magazine editor Robert Cocuzzo in BPL courtyard

Charlie Kravetz, Johnson’s longtime mentor and Cocuzzo’s family friend, officiated the wedding.

Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the music and lyrics for the Tony-winning “In the Heights,” which is being staged by the Wheelock Family Theatre.


New ‘Heights’ for Wheelock Family Theatre

The cast prepared for its season opener, “In the Heights,” by chatting with Quiara Alegría Hudes, who wrote the original book for the musical.


Celtics get all gussied up to kick off the season

The team’s annual Shamrock Gala raises $1 million for charity.


Ellen Pompeo working on new courtroom drama

The Everett native has been on “Grey’s Anatomy” for 14 seasons.

Country star Jason Aldean to resume tour after mass shooting

Country star Jason Aldean was set to make an emotional return to the stage after canceling tour dates following the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

From left: Joe and Jen Andruzzi and David Yurman attend at the grand opening celebration of Yurman’s new store at Copley Place.


Andruzzis and David Yurman gather for Boston Children’s Hospital

Jewelry designer Yurman was there for the event.

From left: Renee Connolly of MilliporeSigma, Udit Batra, CEO of MilliporeSigma, Steven Rothstein, executive director of the JFK Library Foundation, and Micho Spring of Weber Shandwick.


HUBweek sparkles with a night of parties

HUBweek — the Boston festival highlighting innovation in health, science, tech, and the arts — runs through Sunday.

Luke Evans in “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,


Luke Evans went to Salem and said it was ‘eerily brilliant’

“The day I went, the sky was, like, candy floss-colored for hours and hours,” the Welsh “Professor Marston” star said.

Marc James


Woman says NESN anchor harassed her with text messages

Alyssa Labrie claims Marc James became “instantly irate and blew up in my face with personal attacks” when she told him she didn’t want to meet socially.


Josh Binswanger is new WBZ radio morning anchor

Binswanger, who got his start at the station hosting “Kids Company,” has taken over for Joe Mathieu, who departed earlier this year.

Tracy Kidder and Paul Farmer before the screening.


GlobeDocs Film Festival opens

It started with a sold-out screening at the Coolidge Corner Theatre of “Bending the Arc.”

From left: Rosie O’Donnell, Frankie Shaw, Showtime CEO David Nevins, and Connie Britton at the Los Angeles premiere of “SMILF.”


Southie show ‘SMILF’ has a premiere party in Los Angeles

The cast includes Rosie O’Donnell, Miguel Gomez of “The Strain,” and actress-writer-producer Frankie Shaw.

Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough address questions from Harvard students Wednesday night at the Kennedy School.


Scarborough, Brzezinski get a little political at Harvard

The coanchors of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” spoke in a town hall-style conversation with students.

Ben Affleck apologizes after former MTV host says he groped her

Hilarie Burton says she hasn’t forgotten the incident, which allegedly took place in 2003.

Happy couple Paul Grogan and Lauren Louison


Boston Foundation’s Paul Grogan weds MassINC’s Lauren Louison

A few familiar faces attended the reception.

Mariama Savage (left), Agnes Ugoji, and Ibrahim Dahir of 826 Boston perform a spoken word piece.


Roxbury Innovation Showcase draws startups and slam poets

HubWeek — a festival celebrating technology, business, science, and the arts, put on by the Globe, Harvard, Mass General, and MIT — kicked off Tuesday and runs through Sunday.

Actress Laura Michelle Kelly (left), producer Harvey Weinstein, and director Diane Paulus at the opening night of “Finding Neverland” at the American Repertory Theater in 2014.


American Repertory Theater’s Diane Paulus ‘appalled’ by Weinstein’s behavior

They worked together on “Finding Neverland,” which had its US premiere at the theater in Cambridge.

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck at a movie premiere in Los Angeles last January.


Matt Damon denies report he tried to stop earlier Weinstein story

“If there was ever an event that I was at and Harvey was doing this kind of thing and I didn’t see it, then I am so deeply sorry, because I would have stopped it,” Damon said.

Matt Damon spoke last month at the Toronto International Film Festival.


Report: Matt Damon helped kill earlier New York Times story about Harvey Weinstein

The actor owes a lot to Weinstein, who produced “Good Will Hunting.”

Sissy Spacek (left), Andre Holland, and Melanie Lynskey at New York Comic Con.


‘Castle Rock’ trailer screens at New York Comic Con

Cast members unveiled it over the weekend.

Meghan McCain has joined the cast of “The View.”

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Meghan McCain joins ‘The View’

John McCain’s daughter most recently served as host on Fox News’s ‘‘Outnumbered.’’

Former secretary of state John Kerry.


John Kerry to speak at HUBweek

The former secretary of state will talk about diplomacy.

Alan Cumming having a laugh at Sanders Theatre.


Alan Cumming gets a little ‘Sappy’ at Sanders Theatre

The performer was marvelously maudlin in presenting “Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs.”

Joe Perry


While Steven Tyler recuperates, Joe Perry joins Foo Fighters (for two songs)

The Aerosmith guitarist hit the stage at Cal Jam in San Bernardino, Calif.

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ pulls in older guys but few others

The problem the sequel ran into is clear from opening-weekend data.


City Winery announces another opening delay

Longtime Bruce Springsteen drummer Max Weinberg was supposed to be the featured act on Oct. 16.

From left: Fiction honor winner Richard Peck, Fiction and Poetry Award winner Angie Thomas, Fiction honor winner Nikki Grimes.


‘The Hate U Give’ author Angie Thomas picks up a prize at the Horn Book Awards in Boston

Her novel — which is being made into a movie starring Amandla Stenberg, Issa Rae, Regina Hall, and Common — won this year’s Fiction and Poetry Award.

From left: Catherine Pisacane, Project Smile executive director; Olga Kwasniewski, Fashion on Fire production director; Channel 5's Erika Tarantal; and Brett Woods, general manager of the Hilton Boston/Woburn.


Around town: Tom Brady was at the Bruno Mars show

Meanwhile, a Celtic was at the Topsfield Fair.

Costars John Krasinski and Abbie Cornish discuss “Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan” onstage at New York Comic Con.


John Krasinski promotes ‘Jack Ryan’ at New York Comic Con

The actor plays the CIA agent created by Tom Clancy in the Amazon series, which debuts next year.

Tim Federle


Tim Federle’s theater lesson from Boston

In short: The show must go on.

Kelsey Grousbeck and Corinne Basler-Grousbeck.


Perkins School fund-raiser marks 10th year

The Taste of Perkins was held on Thursday.

Jason Clarke at the premiere of “Mudbound” in London.


Before ‘Chappaquiddick,’ Jason Clarke promotes period drama ‘Mudbound’

In November, audiences will be able to see the actor in another period drama: He plays Ted Kennedy in the John Curran-directed locally-made film, “Chappaquiddick.”

Glen “Big Baby” Davis at Celtics practice in 2011.


Big Baby to Cam Newton: Maybe try high heels

The former Celtics forward has strange advice for the embattled QB.

Del Fuegos  Dan Zanes (left), Woody Geissmann (second from right) and Warren Zanes (right) with Tom Petty at Petty’s home in LA in the 1980s.


Tom Petty’s biographer says book was the ‘singular, defining experience’ of his life

Warren Zanes says it was special to get to know one of his musical idols.

Jake Gyllenhaal at the London Film Festival Oct. 5.


Jake Gyllenhaal brings ‘Stronger’ overseas

On Tuesday, he was at the Zurich Film Festival, where he also won the Golden Eye Award. On Thursday, he had moved on to the London Film Festival.


Gray Malin signs books at Copley Place

Like his first book, 2016’s “Beaches,” “Escape” is a photography collection.

Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of New York, at the Global Bloomberg Business Forum in New York last month.


Michael Bloomberg is coming to HUBweek

The pride of Medford, Michael Bloomberg, and Fidelity Investments’s Abby Johnson have been added to the HUBweek roster.

Matt Damon at Wheelock College before the screening of the movie “Backpack Full of Cash.”


School-choice advocate says Damon-narrated film is ‘backpack full of hypocrisy’

A school-choice advocate says she was misled.

Pauley Perrette

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David Letterman to visit Jimmy Kimmel

The late-night legend will be among the guests on “Jimmy Kimmel Live: Back in Brooklyn” the week of Oct. 16.