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Celebrities around town, including Bob Newhart

Bob Newhart (left) and Bill Blumenreich at the Wilbur.

Michael Helly

Bob Newhart (left) and Bill Blumenreich at the Wilbur.

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Bob Newhart got a standing ovation after his gig at the Wilbur Theatre on Saturday night. He also got some support backstage from the Wilbur’s Bill Blumenreich. . . . Actor Terrence Howard, who just wrapped “The Butler” with Oprah Winfrey, was spotted at the Rattlesnake on Boylston over the weekend. He was in town to accept the Sojourner Truth Award at OrigiNation’s Twist & Shout Benefit in Roxbury. . . . Julia Stiles, who’s in town to shoot “The Makeover,” was seen at the Christina K. Pierce showroom on Newbury Street over the weekend. . . . Virgin boss Richard Branson sat with owner Robert Kraft at the Patriots game on Sunday. He tweeted, before the game, “First American football game. What’s better rugby or football?!”

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