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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend at the Grammy Awards in January.

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‘Black Panther’ notches the biggest Monday ever at the box office

The hit superhero film made a massive $40.2 million in ticket sales Monday and pushed its four-day total to $242 million.

Front row (from left): Caroline Rush, British Fashion Council chief executive; Queen Elizabeth II; Anna Wintour; royal dressmaker Angela Kelly.

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Stylish Queen Elizabeth II makes first Fashion Week visit

The monarch has always dressed with style and flair — but Tuesday marked her first visit to the showy catwalks of London Fashion Week.

Amal and George Clooney will march with students in March.


George Clooney and wife donate $500,000 to students against gun violence

The couple say they’re inspired by the ‘‘courage and eloquence’’ of the survivors-turned-activists from Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

A display of Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” at a London bookstore last month.


‘Fire and Fury’ author Michael Wolff to headline Boston event

The controversial book has topped The New York Times best sellers list since Jan. 5.

Risa Puno’s installation is made up of spinnable wooden blocks engraved with traditional Chinese characters and texts from stories gathered from the Chinatown community.


‘Year of the Dog’ installation comes to Chinatown Park

The piece by Risa Puno is made up of spinnable wooden blocks, engraved with traditional Chinese characters and texts from stories gathered from the Chinatown community.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft with girlfriend Ricki Noel Lander and rapper Snoop Dogg before the NBA All-Star Game Sunday night in Los Angeles.


Kraft was courtside at NBA All-Star Game

The Patriots owner mingled with some of Hollywood’s biggest names before tip-off.

Foreground (from left): Deb Libera, Norm Abram, Ken Burns, and Sarah Ramsey at Old Sturbridge Village.


‘This Old House’ master carpenter feted

Norm Abram received the Ken Burns Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his distinguished career as a master carpenter and author.


Blue Man Group on ice at City Hall

The performance was the kickoff for a week of entertainment at the Charles Playhouse for school vacation week.

From left: Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) and T'Challa/Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) in a scene from the new release “Black Panther.”

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‘Black Panther’ blows away box office with $192m weekend

The Marvel film was the fifth-highest-grossing debut ever, not adjusting for inflation.

Kiss bassist Gene Simmons met fans and answered questions at City Winery on Saturday.


Kiss’s Gene Simmons: ‘The biggest bands on earth are old guys like me’

The Kiss bassist was in town promoting “The Vault,” a 10-disc box set.


Boston business trio buy Vineyard doughnut shop

But Back Door Donuts won’t change much.

Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving, shown warming up before a game against the Heat in Miami in November 2017.

Kyrie Irving talks flat Earth yet again

The Celtics guard was on with Jimmy Kimmel.

Aaron Hernandez in court in 2013.

Company working on Aaron Hernandez movie seeks restraining order because of alleged threats

Rights to Hernandez’s story at issue.


Bergeron swaps his hockey stick for a paddle

The Bruins stellar center hosted a benefit for Floating Hospital for Children.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 13, 2017 Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman attends Glamour's 2017 Women of The Year Awards in Brooklyn, New York. Raisman has appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue for the second-straight year, only this time she is doing it with an empowering message of survival. Raisman, who is dedicating her time to fighting sexual abuse, is shown posing with the words


Raisman responds to ‘devastating’ accusations of hypocrisy for SI swimsuit issue

‘‘I can’t even tell you how many people have told me that when they were raped, they were asked, ‘Well, what were you wearing?’ ” the Needham gymnast told People magazine.

Actress Audra McDonald


Audra McDonald receives MIT’s Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts

The six-time Tony Award-winning actress addressed 30 or so students with a talk titled “The Show Business I Know.”

Kevin Youkilis


Kevin Youkilis will tweet what he wants

A follower tells the former Red Sox player to “stick to baseball.”

Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in 2015.


Remember the Smashing Pumpkins? They’re reuniting for a gig at TD Garden

The original lineup hasn’t toured in 18 years.

Director Jordan Peele


‘Get Out’ director Jordan Peele has a free movie ticket for you

The filmmaker and Universal Pictures are teaming with AMC theaters for a special first-come, first-served ticket giveaway on the one-year anniversary of Peele’s hit film.

The late Thomas Derrah will be honored by SpeakEasy Stage Company at it spring gala in April.


SpeakEasy Stage Company to honor Thomas Derrah

The late actor will receive an award named for late Mayor Tom Menino.

The view from the piazza at Winslow Homer Studio in Prouts Neck, Maine.


Portland Museum of Art adds to its Winslow Homer collection

A donation of a dozen works makes the museum’s collection even more impressive.

Lee DeWyze


Lee DeWyze on songs, TV shows, and the 16th season of ‘Idol’

Eight years after winning “American Idol,” the singer-songwriter is seeing his career catch a second wave, and again it’s thanks to TV.

A screenshot of Amy Schumer's latest Instagram post of her wedding.


Amy Schumer gets hitched to Martha’s Vineyard chef

The pair started dating last fall.

Former president Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama.


Michelle Obama made a playlist for Valentine’s Day, and most of it is pretty good

The romantic soundtrack includes Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Whitney Houston, and . . . Coldplay.

Kyrie Irving is Uncle Drew.


Kyrie goes old school in ‘Uncle Drew’ trailer

The Celtics guard stars in the movie based on a commercial.

A screenshot of Linda Holliday's Instagram post.


Bill Belichick finally takes a day off

The Patriots coach is on a beach somewhere. No, really.

Shawn Colvin


Grammy winner to perform at . . . the Children’s Museum?

Shawn Colvin will play for the kids.

Author Dave Eggers speaks to poet Agnes Ugoji at Warby Parker in Harvard Square.


Author Dave Eggers checks in with supporters of 826 Boston

Eggers was in town promoting his new book, “The Monk of Mokha.”


Jimmy Buffett added to Fenway summer concert slate

Huey Lewis & The News will open the show, which is sure to enhance the whole Margaritaville experience.

Rob Gronkowski plays Olympic beanbag toss at Boston Children's Hospital.


Gronk donates to hospitals in Mass., Maine, and R.I.

The Pats tight end made stops at Boston Children’s Hospital, the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center, and Hasbro Children’s Hospital.


‘Uncle Drew’ movie poster is out

The film is based on Pepsi ads featuring Celtics guard Kyrie Irving as an old dude who plays serious hoops.

Amy Schumer


Some people are upset about the premise of the new Amy Schumer movie

Comedian Sofie Hagen went on an epic Twitter rant after watching the “I Feel Pretty” trailer.


Yes, Johnny Weir looks like that dude from ‘Hunger Games’

The NBC figure skating commentator acknowledges what a lot of us are saying.


Bill Murray to perform at Worcester’s Hanover Theatre

The actor will perform with German cellist Jan Vogler.

A photo of Aly Raisman for the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue for the “In Her Own Words” shoot.


Aly Raisman posed for Sports Illustrated ‘In Her Own Words’ photo shoot

The gold-medal winner had words and phrases like “fierce,” “survivor,” “trust yourself,” “live 4 you,” and “abuse is never OK” painted on her body.

Donna Summer circa 1987.


Donna Summer musical sets opening on Broadway

The disco queen grew up in Boston.

From left: US hockey players Cayla Barnes, Kali Flanagan, Brian Gionta, Emily Pfalzer, Megan Keller, and Haley Skarupa in South Korea.


Eagles gather in South Korea

BC has five current and one former student competing in South Korea


Super Bowl loss delays ‘Tom vs Time’ finale

In a note posted on the show’s Facebook page, director Gotham Chopra said the sixth episode was predicated on a Pats victory.

Playwright Israel Horovitz


Gloucester Stage seeks to protect actors in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against Israel Horovitz

GSC’s board of directors has adopted the Chicago Theater Standards, which outline the process for filing a complaint of harassment or assault and how such incidents will be handled.

Mark Gearan


Former Clinton official Mark Gearan tapped to lead Institute of Politics at Harvard

Gearan, who grew up in Gardner, was director of communications in the Clinton White House and later led the Peace Corps.

From left: former teammates Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo and former Celtics coach Doc Rivers were among those in the crowd Sunday at TD Garden.


Big names show up for tribute to Paul Pierce

Former teammates, including Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo, and Antoine Walker, were in the TD Garden crowd.


City celebrates BSO-Leipzig alliance

Mayor Walsh hosted a ceremony to launch the five-year alliance between the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra in Germany.

Jennifer Hudson performing at the Dana-Farber event over the weekend.


Jennifer Hudson performs at annual Dana-Farber celebration in Palm Beach

The event raised $2.8 million for patient care and cancer research.

Elisabeth Moss


Elisabeth Moss to play Rosemary Kennedy in upcoming biopic

Fresh off her Emmy win for starring as Offred in Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Moss has reportedly signed on to star in “A Letter From Rosemary Kennedy.”

Amy Schumer on the set of “I Feel Pretty” last summer in Boston.


Amy Schumer debuts ‘I Feel Pretty’ trailer

The actress-comedian discussed the Boston-shot film with Ellen DeGeneres.

Tia Fuller, former saxophonist in Beyoncé’s band, with the Bruno Mars Ensemble.


Berklee explores the music of Mars

Bruno Mars’s works were the star of the show at a sold-out Berklee Performance Center.

Actress Angelina Jolie


John Kerry has a few questions for Angelina Jolie in the new issue of Elle

The former secretary of state interviewed the movie star for the magazine.

Boston University professor Herb Golder (left) talking with German filmmaker Werner Herzog at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.


Werner Herzog accepts the Coolidge Award

The German filmmaker doesn’t do this sort of thing normally.

Actress Jennifer Garner


Jennifer Garner heads to HBO to work with ‘Girls’ creator Lena Dunham

The actress — and Ben Affleck ex — will return to TV for “Camping,” an eight-episode HBO comedy.

Actress Ellen Pompeo attends the 300th


Ellen Pompeo weighs in on Patriots loss, jokes that it’s ‘karma’ for Trump support

The actress from Everett talked about the Pats’ Super Bowl loss on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”