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Congressman Seth Moulton weds Liz Boardman

The couple got hitched in Marblehead.

New Kid on the Block singer Joey McIntyre (left) saw the new Stephen King movie “It” starring Bill Skarsgard as the demonic clown Pennywise.


Joey McIntyre approves of New Kids references in the box office hit ‘It’

He texted us about it. Also, he’ll be in Boston next month for a Mass. Eye and Ear benefit.

Taniya Nayak (center) with fellow BAC alumnae Soramy Le (left) and Maria Martinez Romo.


Taniya Nayak returns to Boston Architectural College

The interior designer talked about her experiences since leaving school.

Boston Casting seeks single women

Apparently, they’re casting for a reality show featuring women who are smart, successful, and driven, but can’t find a partner and want to have a child.

Photographic Resource Center finds a new home

It’s not going too far away.

Karen Allen will screen her new film, ‘A Year by the Sea,’ in West Newton on Friday

Allen will be joined by Cape Cod author Joan Anderson, who wrote the best-selling memoir on which the film is based.

“Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship” by Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes.


A cover reveal for a children’s book by Marathon bombing survivors

“Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship,” is about Jessica Kensky’s relationship with her black lab. The story is set to be released April 3, 2018.

Lawrence O'Donnell, host of


Watch MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell throw a tantrum

The anchor was upset about errant chatter in his earpiece and some banging behind the scenes.

Actress Maisie Williams, one of the stars of “The New Mutants,” which just wrapped principal photography in Massachusetts.


‘New Mutants’ producer says movie will be scary good

The “X-Men” spinoff has wrapped up work in Massachusetts.

Newton music teacher and “MasterChef” contestant Jason Wang


Newton music teacher falls just short on ‘MasterChef’ finale

Jason Wang watched with friends and family at Pagu in Cambridge.

Shag owner Sandy Poirier is ready for his close-up

He’s on the new season of “American Beauty Star”

Jen Kirkman


Jen Kirkman is ready to be in a Boston movie

She can do the accent, so why not? The comedian plays the Wilbur Wednesday night.


Mike Birbiglia coming to the Wilbur for five-night run

Four of the six are already sold out.

Matt Damon and his wife, Luciana, at the premiere of “Suburbicon” at the Venice Film Festival earlier this month.

Brits to bestow honor on Matt Damon

It’s not quite a knighthood, but close.

Director Antoine Fuqua and actor Denzel Washington at a promotional event for “The Equalizer” in Berlin in 2014.


What movie is filming in the South End?

Goodbye Amy Schumer. Hello Denzel Washington.

Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal (left) with Amanda Altree at the “Gemini” screening at the Artists for Humanity EpiCenter in South Boston.


In Boston, Maggie Gyllenhaal talks about HBO’s ‘The Deuce’

The actress says the series deals with a delicate issue.

French President Emmanuel Macron greets Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen at the United Nations Tuesday.


Gisele Bundchen was also at the UN Tuesday

The Brazilian supermodel was there for a conference about the environment.

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2016 file photo, Leonardo DiCaprio accepts the Hollywood documentary award for


Leonardo DiCaprio foundation awards $20M in eco-grants

The actor announced Tuesday that his eco-focused foundation has given more than $20 million this year in fresh grants to more than 100 organizations around the world.

Dana Delany at the fund-raiser.


Dana Delany returns for Phillips Academy fund-raiser

The “China Beach” star emceed the kickoff event.

Tipper Gore speaking at BU during Alumni Weekend.


Tipper Gore’s honored at BU

The former second lady’s done a lot of work on the issue of mental illness.

Devin McCourty spoke with sisters Kim (left) and Judith Carrington at the party at Coppersmith.


Patriots join party for Fresh Truck

The organization was set up to bring affordable, healthy food to Boston communities that need it.

Matt Damon


Matt Damon to play a huckster in ‘Charlatan’

The Cambridge actor will star as John R. Brinkley, an early-20th-century doctor who told his patients he’d discovered a cure for impotence.

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal (left) and Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman.


Jeff Bauman gets Jake Gyllenhaal to talk about Taylor Swift — sort of

The actor plays Bauman in “Stronger” and they’ve become buddies.

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci speculated that Gisele Bundchen prevented Tom Brady from attending a Patriots event at the White House because she was jealous of Brady’s relationship with President Trump’s daughter Ivanka.


Scaramucci has an outlandish theory about why Brady skipped the White House visit

Anthony Scaramucci speculated about the reason for Tom Brady’s absence from the Patriots’ visit to the White House.

This Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 photo shows people looking at covers of the Rolling Stone magazines at the

A look back at some of Rolling Stone’s iconic covers

News that Jann Wenner is selling his controlling stake in Rolling Stone marks the end of an era for a magazine that defined the counterculture of its time.

Jennifer Garner greeted her audience with open arms when she appeared with Mark Shriver during the Nantucket Project over the weekend.


Nantucket Project brings Chelsea Manning, Jennifer Garner, Cynthia Nixon

The Nantucket Project, a conference featuring “thinkers and creators,” brought a range of personalities to the island over the weekend.

Singer Katy Perry performs at the MTV Video Music Awards.


Ticket sales are lagging for Katy Perry shows at TD Garden

The pop star is scheduled to play two shows in Boston next week, and plenty of tickets are available.

From left: Jeff Garlin, Charissa Thompson, Larry David, Lindsay Shookus, and Ben Affleck at HBO’s after-party.

Lindsay Shookus brought boyfriend Ben Affleck to the Emmys

Shookus’s show, “Saturday Night Live,” won big.

Bill Simmons


Bill Simmons backs Jemele Hill

Simmons was once suspended for three weeks for calling Roger Goodell a liar.

Harry Dean Stanton in “Paris, Texas”.


MFA announces Harry Dean Stanton film series

The actor, who died last week, is the subject of a career retrospective.

Saturday, Will Lowell, a descendant of A. Lawrence Lowell’s cousin, married Henry Cabot Lodge’s great-great-great granddaughter Katherine Lodge in Beverly.


From a great debate to an exchange of vows — in 98 years

Descendants of Henry Cabot Lodge and a cousin of A. Lawrence Lowell got married Saturday in Beverly.

Karen M. McManus


‘One of Us Is Lying’ picked up for television

E! has put the show, based on the young adult novel by Cambridge author Karen M. McManus, in development.


Local authors make National Book Awards nominees lists

Five writers nominated for the awards have ties to Greater Boston.


Mayor Walsh receives Community Leadership Award at inaugural Gosnold Legacy Gala

Notables at the event included Fall River native Chris Herren, a onetime basketball star who, like Walsh, received treatment at Gosnold.

Here’s what Tom Brady eats on an ‘average day’

As he as done in the past, Brady advocates eating “real foods” and achieving balance — almost to an extreme.

Kelly Clarkson performs on NBC's

Kelly Clarkson is excited about her MixFest gig

It helps that it’s an afternoon show.

Tom Brady is interviewed by Norah O’Donnell on “CBS Sunday Morning.”


Tom Brady to discuss ‘The TB12 Method’ — and concussions — on ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

The spot is meant to promote the Pats QB’s new health and fitness guide, but it does feature him answering questions about head injuries.


Mark Wahlberg faces off against an unrecognizable Kevin Spacey in new trailer

“All The Money in the World” is based on the real-life abduction of the grandson of billionaire oil tycoon J. Paul Getty in 1973.

The cover art of Pixies’ “Doolittle” was designed by Vaughan Oliver.


The designer of Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ LP cover art is the subject of a local exhibition

A show of work by celebrated British graphic designer Vaughan Oliver opens Thursday at Lesley University.


Matt Damon in town for a documentary screening at Wheelock College

Also there for the event were filmmakers Sarah Mondale and Vera Aronow, and local childhood education specialist Nancy Carlsson-Paige, who’s also Damon’s mom.

Drummer Clem Burke (second from left) and the rest of Blondie will play at the Hatch Shell.


One way or another, Blondie excited to play Hatch Shell Saturday

The band is on the MIXFest bill with Kelly Clarkson and Andy Grammar.

Art Spiegelman speaking at Sanders Theatre at Harvard.


Art Spiegelman on Jews’ influence on comics: ‘They created great art’

The “Maus” author spoke at Sanders Theatre.

Devin McCourty (center) at work in Boston Medical Center’s demonstration kitchen.


Devin McCourty is cooking, even if the Patriots are not

The defensive back suited up as a sous chef in Boston Medical Center’s demonstration kitchen, prepping a healthy snack for patients with sickle cell disease.


Isaiah Thomas to appear in NBC’s ‘Law & Order: SVU’

The former Celtics guard will play himself in an episode that may air in October.

From left: Jake Gyllenhaal, David Gordon Green, Tatiana Maslany, and Jeff Bauman before Tuesday night’s screening of “Stronger.’’


Stars, subjects get together as Spaulding Hospital hosts ‘Stronger’ screening

Actors Jake Gyllenhaal, who plays Jeff Bauman, and Tatiana Maslany, who plays Bauman’s then-girlfriend Erin Hurley, were among those who walked the red carpet.

Bobby Brown and his wife, Alicia Etheredge, in June.


Bobby Brown sues to block biopic about his late daughter

The Roxbury-bred singer apparently doesn’t like how he’s portrayed.

Louis C.K. attends the “I Love You, Daddy” premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.


Louis C.K. courting controversy with new movie

“I Love You, Daddy” could lead to questions about past sexual harassment allegations.

Amy Schumer talks with an extra on the set of “I Feel Pretty,” which she just finished filming in Boston.


Amy Schumer bids adieu to Boston

The comedian, who’s been filming “I Feel Pretty” here for the past several weeks, posted a picture on Instagram thanking the Hub for being a good host.

English actress Miranda Richardson attends the press conference for the movie 'Stronger' during the  Toronto International Film Festival.


Miranda Richardson unable to attend ‘Stronger’ premiere

The actress plays Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman’s mom, Patty, in the film.

Costars Jim Gaffigan, Kate Mara, Jason Clarke, and Ed Helms at the Toronto International Film Festival.


‘Chappaquiddick’ creators want to premiere film in Boston area soon

The film had its world premiere Sunday at the Toronto International Film Festival.