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Kraft’s words of wisdom at Cannes

Robert Kraft had some interesting things to say in an interview at the Cannes Lion Festival of Creativity in France Friday.


Patriot Matthew Slater at Pine Street Inn commencement

The special teams ace congratulated grads.

“La Bamba” costar Esai Morales attended a 30th anniversary screening of the film at the Nantucket Film Festival.


‘La Bamba’ makes a cameo at Nantucket Film Festival

It’s the 30th anniversary of the film’s release.

Tom Brady was promoting Under Armour’s “Athlete Recovery Sleepwear Powered by TB12.”


Where in the world was Tom Brady?

No. 12 spent all week posing near enormous Under Armour logos, somewhere in Asia.

Congressman Seth Moulton asnd Liz Boardman, right, arrived for the annual John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.


Representative Seth Moulton announces engagement

The congressman shares big personal news via Twitter.

David Ortiz and Rob Gronkowski at the Ortiz roast at the House of Blues.


This is how lewd David Ortiz’s roast was

Much of the humor was wildly vulgar, and many jokes had members of the crowd squirming in their seats.

Women's Sports Foundation founder Billie Jean King speaks onstage during the Women's Sports Foundation 45th Anniversary of Title IX celebration at the New-York Historical Society on June 22, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)


Billie Jean King celebrates 45th anniversary of Title IX

Title IX opened doors for girls and women by banning sex discrimination in all federally funded school programs, including sports.

Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish with Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk and students Tarjanae Ancrum-Marshall and Stephira Jean.


Olynyk stands tall at Scholar Athletes gala

The C’s 7-footer supports the nonprofit, whose aim is to boost the academic achievement of city kids through athletics.

DJ Joe Bermudez doing his thing in 2015.


Local DJ’s music video includes iconic locales

Joe Bermudez’s “Ghosting” is currently perched at No. 2 on Billboard’s top Dance Club Songs chart.

Jeff Bauman (left), a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombings, walks with actor Jake Gyllenhaal before throwing out the first pitch before a baseball game at Fenway Park during filming of “Stronger.”


Trailer released for movie about Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman

The movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal comes out in September.

Patriots receiver Malcolm Mitchell


Pats receiver Malcolm Mitchell is also a writer

He announced via Twitter that he’s inked a three-book deal with the children’s publisher Scholastic.

Watch Tom Brady sumo wrestle in Japan. Yes, you read that right

The video is pretty interesting.

Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler reprise ‘SNL’ skit to make point about Shakespeare protest

Poehler and Meyers served as co-hosts of SNL‘s “Weekend Update” from 2006 to 2008.

A signed Cartier Tank Model, on display at Christie’s and once belonging to Jackie Kennedy, sold at auction Wednesday, June 20, for triple its presale estimates. Also included was a small painting by the first lady.


Jackie Kennedy’s Cartier watch, painting sold at auction

A small Cartier watch worn by Jacqueline Kennedy, along with a small painting by her, sold at auction for more than triple the estimates.

Derek Walcott, the recipient of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Literature, in a file photo from 2014.  Walcott died March 17, 2017, on the island of St. Lucia. Now the island’s Walcott House museum has abruptly closed.


Derek Walcott museum shuttered amid funding cuts in St. Lucia

A museum that opened barely a year ago on the site of the childhood home of the renowned poet and longtime Boston University professor has abruptly closed.

Actor Daniel Day-Lewis with his best actor Academy Award for “Lincoln.”


Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis is retiring? Yeah, right

The British actor will probably be back.

Josh Wolf and David Ortiz at the 2016 David Ortiz Celebrity Golf Classic in the Dominican Republic.


Big Papi roast host warns: ‘You save the meanest jokes for the people you really like’

David Ortiz will be skewered by comedians at the House of Blues on Thursday.

Jon Hamm vs. Chris Evans: We break it down for you

The Internet is thrilled at the (unconfirmed) notion that Jenny Slate and Jon Hamm could be an item. Or not! So how does Hamm stack up against her ex, Chris Evans?

Brad Hall (left) with his high school drama teacher Ellis Baker in Gloucester.


Brad Hall had a special guest at opening night in Gloucester

No, it wasn’t his wife, Julia Louis-Dreyfus.


Rare image of Sophia Thoreau goes to Concord Museum

The good news is that a rare and previously unknown daguerreotype of Sophia Thoreau has turned up. The better news is she doesn’t look much like her brother Henry David Thoreau.

Actor Jon Hamm and comedian Jenny Slate attend Audible Launch Event for Dr. Katz: The Audio Files at The CineFamily on June 6  in Los Angeles.


Jon Hamm and Jenny Slate spending some quality time together

They’re both smart, funny, and single. But just because they went to the movies doesn’t mean they’re dating. Or does it?


An update on the ‘Neil Gaiman reads the Cheesecake Factory menu’ fund-raiser

“WAIT WHAT. Somebody just gave $10K to get us to $107K and beyond!” Benincasa tweeted. “I’m all teary!”

Mark Wahlberg (right) and Brian Goldner, CEO of Hasbro, at Patriot Place.


Mark Wahlberg was in Foxborough on Monday for a ‘Transformers’ screening

The screening of “Transformers: The Last Night” was hosted by Showcase LIVE at Patriot Place, and included a post-movie party where kids could play with toys (including Transformers).

J.C. Monahan is joining NBC Boston as a news anchor.


J.C. Monahan has been hired by NBC Boston

NBC Boston announced Tuesday that Monahan will be the anchor of the station’s afternoon and evening weekday newscasts. She’ll be on air mid-July.


Robert Kraft, NFL Hall of Famers meet with Israel’s prime minister

In a video posted Tuesday to Benjamin Netanyahu’s official Twitter page, the prime minister of Israel chucks a football into the audience.

David Parker (left) with the first recipient of the Robert B. and Joan H. Parker Compassionate Action Award, Stanley N. Griffith.


A night of dance — and a prize in honor of Robert and Joan Parker

“Snap, Crackle, BANG!” at the Dance Complex included the first presentation of an award named in memory of author Robert B. Parker and his wife, writer and philanthropist Joan Parker.


John Legend swings through Cambridge to admire the words of other legends

The Grammy winning singer made a special stop in Cambridge before his Boston show Monday night.

New England Patriots wide receivers Julian Edelman, left, and Danny Amendola, right, with Bigcats in Mexico City, Monday, June 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)


In Mexico, Edelman and Amendola mug with a surly looking feline

Remember that time when Tom Brady jumped off a cliff in Costa Rica and everyone freaked out about his safety? Well, how about this?

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski.

Gronk pushes back against $100,000 bar tab report

The Patriots tight end and famous party boy tweeted a photo of himself Monday night presenting a $110,000 check to Boston Children’s Hospital.


Brady wants to play a game in China

The Patriots QB is on a trip to promote Under Armour


Party in the Rose Garden

Hats aplenty at a party supporting the park system


Chris Colfer will return to Brookline for ‘The Land of Stories’

“Hope to see you on the #TLOS6tour! Can’t believe the final book is here,” he tweeted.


A shirtless Gronk reportedly runs up $102,000 bar tab at Foxwoods

Rob Gronkowski partied hard with Flo Rida at a Foxwoods nightclub on Saturday — and apparently ran up a pretty hefty bar tab.


A shirtless Gronk reportedly runs up $102,000 bar tab at Foxwoods

Rob Gronkowski partied hard with Flo Rida at a Foxwoods nightclub on Saturday — and apparently ran up a pretty hefty bar tab.

Jay Z’s new album,


Jay Z’s new album to drop on Tidal

The album will be released June 30 and will be available only to users of the music streaming service Tidal, which the rapper co-owns.

Four Voices performing at Tanglewood


Four Voices helps kick off season at Tanglewood shed

The band features legends Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Amy Ray, and Emily Saliers.


Cara Maria tackles rugged challenge in Rutland

Maria, who was in “The Challenge,” gets a serious workout.

Actress Aubrey Plaza attended the premiere of


Aubrey Plaza talks about her new movie — and Instagram — at Provincetown festival

“I try to have fun with it, but it goes against all of my instincts as a human being,” she said.

Patriots star Rob Gronkowski (left) at a Celtics game earlier this year.


Gronk makes the scene at Kiss Concert after-party

Rapper Flo Rida hosted the bash at Shrine Foxwoods.

John Waters talks to Sofia Coppola at the Provincetown International Film Festival party Saturday at Land’s End Inn.


Sofia Coppola shares some snippets from her filmmaking life

The director was honored at the Provincetown International Film Festival on Saturday, winning its Filmmaker on the Edge Award.

Actress Chloe Sevigny at the Provincetown International Film Festival party Saturday at the Land’s End Inn.


Chloe Sevigny dishes about her Lizzie Borden film

Sevigny talked about the upcoming movie at the Provincetown International Film Festival, where she was honored with the Excellence in Acting Award.

Tom Ashbrook of WBUR.


WBUR’s Tom Ashbrook ties the knot

Ashbrook and Cathryn Ann Clüver of Harvard’s Kennedy School were wed Saturday.

Drummer and vocalist Peter Criss rehearses in a New York City studio for his final US performance on Saturday.

Peter Criss, Kiss’s founding Catman, saying goodbye to stage

No longer playing with the boys, the cofounder of the rock group Kiss and co-author of its hit single, ‘‘Beth,’’ is retiring from the concert stage.


Harvard grad wins ‘Amazing Race’

Scott Flanary shared the win with his partner on the show, Brooke Camhi.

Singer/songwriter Lorde performing in May.


Finally, we know when Lorde is performing in Boston

It’s not soon, but we can wait.

Eliza Dushku


Eliza Dushku celebrates engagement to Boston developer

Actress Eliza Dushku is engaged to Peter Palandjian, CEO of the Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation.

Isaac Tigrett at the Hard Rock Cafe at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

Hard Rock Cafe/House of Blues founder Isaac Tigrett back in Boston

Drops by the club that he started all those years ago.


New trailer for Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘Detroit’ is released

The movie was filmed in Massachusetts last year.The movie was filmed in Massachusetts last year.

Tom Bergeron (left) with Emily Rooney and Bob Lobel at a party at WGBH celebrating the new book “The Golden Age of Boston Television.”


Boston’s TV news personalities come together to party

“This is like a high school reunion on the island of broken toys,” joked Barry Nolan, who hosted WBZ-TV’s “Evening Magazine” in the ’80s.

Sadiya Ramos won a scholarship through the Beyoncé Knowles-Carter Formation Scholars program.


Dance student at Berklee first local winner of Beyoncé Formation Scholars award

Beyoncé announced her scholarship program in April, marking the year anniversary of her “Lemonade” album.