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A representative for 50 Cent said the rapper had paid a fine after he and a member of his entourage were detained in St. Kitts for using ‘‘indecent language’’ during a performance.

Scampo’s Alex Pineda with girlfriend Nikki Stalling and Davio’s Steve DiFillippo at the 19th annual Chefs in Shorts event.


Benefit draws local chefs to Seaport World Trade Center

Chefs from more than 40 local restaurants participated in at the 19th annual Chefs in Shorts, an epic outdoor grill-off to benefit Future Chefs.


Chris Evans and Jenny Slate walk the red carpet

The acting couple with local ties appeared together at the New York premiere of “The Secret Lives of Pets.”


Scribes fete Globe’s Shaughnessy

The columnist was joined by some fellow sportswriters at Davio’s Boston Friday night. The group was reportedly celebrating Shaughnessy’s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Stephen Gostkowski and family enjoyed a VIP Monster Jam experience at Gillette Stadium.


Gostkowski, Turner get their kicks at Monster Jam

The Patriots kicker and the Revolution goalkeeper walked the track and got an up-close look at some of the trucks before the show.

Molly Shannon and Oliver Stone.


Quite a turnout at Nantucket Film Festival’s Screenwriters Tribute

Director Bennett Miller praised top honoree Oliver Stone for approaching filmmaking “not as a career, but as a spiritual quest.”

J.K. Rowling


For a spell

J.K. Rowling talks about the need for magic after the Brexit vote.

Garrison Keillor at Tanglewood.


Garrison Keillor farewell tour hits Tanglewood

Saturday evening was the 73-year-old’s final live broadcast of “A Prairie Home Companion” from the BSO’s summer home.

Chloë Grace Moretz attends Logo’s Trailblazer Honors.



Actress Chloë Grace Moretz explains why she’s thankful she didn’t have plastic surgery.

Boston Medical Center does fashion for a cause

Boston Medical Center hosted its annual Catwalk for BMC Cancer Care, a fashion show at the State Room benefiting the hospital’s cancer programs.

Quote of the day: Katherine Heigl

- Katherine Heigl, actress, announcing her first pregnancy.- Katherine Heigl, actress, announcing her first pregnancy.

Brad Whitford


Brad Whitford: Aerosmith is a ‘giant corporate entity’

The Aerosmith guitarist reveals his true feelings about the music business.

Damon Kwame Mason (left), Bernice Carnegie, and Willie O'Ree at the Boys and Girls Club in Roxbury.


‘Soul on Ice’ figures visit Boys and Girls Club in Roxbury

The film, which was part of the 18th annual Roxbury International Film Festival, focuses on the contributions of black athletes to ice hockey.


James Taylor to be honored by Kennedy Center

In a statement on his website, the singer said he was “deeply moved” and “hugely grateful” to receive such recognition.

Kathryn Bigelow, pictured accepting the Oscar for best achievement in directing for “The Hurt Locker.”


Director Kathryn Bigelow set to shoot movie in Boston

Still without a name, the film has been described as a true crime drama based on a script by Mark Boal, who like Bigelow won an Oscar for “The Hurt Locker.”


Rapper Mike Stud and former Bruin Tyler Seguin dine in town

The Rhode Island rapper and the NHL star were seen at Strega Waterfront Thursday night.

Tom Brady with his sisters during his days at the University of Michigan.


Tom Brady scored an A on this high school essay

On Thursday the Patriots quarterback posted a piece he wrote in 1994. It was titled, “The Way My Sisters Influenced Me.”

Ben Affleck and Bill Simmons on the set of Simmons’s new HBO show “Any Given Wednesday.”


Ben Affleck on his rant on Bill Simmons’s show: ‘One of my favorite interviews’

Affleck was not inclined to apologize for his gratuitously profane performance on Bill Simmons’ new show.

Mike Birbiglia takes part in a Q&A for a screening of his movie “Don’t Think Twice” at the Nantucket Film Festival.


Nantucket Film Festival in full swing

There’s certainly plenty to choose from, including “Life, Animated,” “Just Another Version of You,” “Other People,” and “Don’t Think Twice.”

This hand-written letter by President John F. Kennedy fetched $88,970 at auction.


JFK love letter to his alleged mistress sells for big money

Clearly, there’s still interest in all things Kennedy.

From left: Rob Gronkowski, Liev Schreiber, and Luke Wilson on “The Late, Late Show With James Corden.”


Rob Gronkowski shows off his throwing arm on James Corden’s ‘Late Late Show’

Gronk, don’t quit your day job.

Chef Jody Adams (left) greeted Robin Young from NPR and WBUR for the final night at Rialto.


Rialto closes with a host of fans and its famous duck dish

Greeting her guests with a hug at the door, chef Jody Adams admitted she’s been weepy lately.


How much would you pay to see Adele at TD Garden in September?

Tickets auctioned at a recent fund-raiser fetched big dough.

Peter Cambor as Milo in “Roadies.”


Peter Cambor enjoying his time as a roadie

The Deerfield Academy alum, best known for his role on “NCIS: Los Angeles,” stars in Cameron Crowe’s new Showtime series, “Roadies.”

Uzo Aduba, pictured in New York earlier this month.


Uzo Aduba was a track star and opera singer at Boston University

The “Orange Is the New Black” star was a standout athlete at Boston University. Did you know she sang, too?

Donnie Wahlberg, standing near the Red Sox dugout, applauds Sox slugger David Ortiz in the sixth inning.


Donnie Wahlberg roots for the Red Sox at Fenway

The actor was cheering for the home town team from sweet seats near home plate.

Matt Damon (left) and Ben Affleck accepted the Guys Of The Decade award.


Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s made-for-mobile series ‘The Runner’ to premiere

The actors are executive producers of the new live-action reality competition. But to watch it, you’ll have to download an app.

Steven Tyler's new album


Steven Tyler to perform on ‘Today’ show

Aerosmith’s frontman will preview songs from his new solo album, “We’re All Somebody From Somewhere” when he performs Friday morning at Rockefeller Plaza.

A picture posted on Instagram by actress Olivia Wilde of Flour chef Joanne Chang (center) prepping desserts at Questlove’s food salon.


Joanne Chang cooks at Questlove’s celebrity-filled food salon

The Flour Bakery owner, one of four chefs at the event, says it was a ton of fun.

Ben Affleck says what he really thinks of Deflategate

The Cambridge native went on an expletive-filled rant on Bill Simmons’s new HBO show.

From left: Rob Gronkowski and Camille Kostek with Cyndy and John Fish.


Gronk celebrates Scholar Athletes

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was a surprise guest at the Scholar Athletes Celebration at TD Garden.

Quote of the day: John Mayer

- John Mayer, singer, explaining how he first became a fan of the music of the Grateful Dead in 2011.- John Mayer, singer, explaining how he first became a fan of the music of the Grateful Dead in 2011.


Bill Bratton seen dining out in Boston

New York’s police commissioner and his wife, CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman, were spotted at Abe & Louie’s on Tuesday.

Chef David Bazirgan


Chef David Bazirgan returns to Massachusetts

Chef David Bazirgan is moving back to Massachusetts to become the new executive chef at Bambara in Cambridge.

Model Chrissie Teigen (pictured at the annual Guys Choice Awards earlier this month) will speak at Forbes’ Under 30 Summit in October.

Charlie Baker to share stage with Chrissy Teigen

What do Gov. Charlie Baker, sex therapist Dr. Ruth, and model Chrissy Teigen have in common?

Donnie Wahlberg, pictured in 2015.


Donnie Wahlberg busts a move

This New Kid on the Block hasn’t lost his groove.

A No. 4 Bruins jersey worn by hard-hitting defenseman Bob Armstrong has sold for nearly $20,000, according to the online auction house


Bruins jersey sells for nearly $20,000

Why would someone pay that much for an old-style Bruins jersey?

Rachel Platten, performing in New York earlier this month.


Rachel Platten to perform musical tribute to Orlando shooting victims

The Newton native is one of many celebrities who will appear on Logo’s “Trailblazer Honors” awards show on Saturday.

Aerosmith bandmates Steven Tyler and  guitarist Joe Perry, pictured in 2014. The band plans to tour for the final time in 2017.

Steven Tyler says Aerosmith to call it quits after ‘farewell tour’

It’s confirmed: Aerosmith will hit the road for the last time in 2017.

Bobby Brown at an event in Beverly Hills, Calif., in 2015.


Bobby Brown doesn’t make Boston book signing due to food poisoning

The R&B singer’s appearance at Newbury Street’s Trident Booksellers & Cafe was canceled at the last minute Tuesday.

Tom Brady at an event earlier this month.


Wait, what’s in Tom Brady’s freezer?

Lots of Greek frozen yogurt pops . . . and his dog, Fluffy.

Blake Lively.


Quote of the day: Blake Lively

Lively, about the likelihood that she and Ryan Reynolds will have a lot of children.

Vince Wilfork is one of 19 athletes who will appear nude in the issue.


Vince Wilfork takes it all off in ESPN’s Body Issue

Patriots fans who miss seeing Wilfork are about to get an eyeful of the offensive lineman.

Julian Edelman in Boston in April.


Find out about Julian Edelman’s offseason fun

What’s the Patriots star’s favorite way to relax? He goes skateboarding. And often he has teammate Danny Amendola alongside.

According to one report, Steven Tyler’s concert at LaconiaFest drew only 4,000 people.


LaconiaFest ends earlier than expected

What was supposed to be a nine-day metal music festival ended two days early and apparently many dollars short.

A film crew member is shown packing up equipment after shooting a scene in November in the North End for Ben Affleck’s upcoming film “Live By Night.”


Earlier release date set for Ben Affleck’s ‘Live By Night’

The Prohibition-era crime drama is based on Dorchester native Dennis Lehane’s 2012 novel.


More acts announced for Outside the Box arts festival

The Young Wild, the Wild Feathers, the Record Company, and Michael Franti & Spearhead also are on the bill.

From left: NWHL players Casey Pickett, Jillian Dempsey, Cherie Hendrickson, Anya Battaglino, Kelly Cooke, and Brittany Ott at Gillette Stadium.


NWHL players attend festival at Gillette Stadium

Players from the National Women’s Hockey League were at the ivivvaCoast to Coast Summer Festival.

Charlie Sheen on the “Today” show.


Charlie Sheen opens up on the ‘Today’ show

The actor told Matt Lauer that going public with his HIV status last fall “was like being released from prison.”

Josh Duhamel as former Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee in “Spaceman,” which will be released Aug. 19.


‘Spaceman,’ starring a Hollywood hunk as Bill Lee, has a release date

The long-gestating film about the former Red Sox pitcher will be in theaters Aug. 19.