Globe staff photos of the week, Jan. 17, 2014 ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Skaters competed in the US Figure Skaing Championships in Boston, Mayor Walsh visited a Dorchester court, and more of the week’s best images. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff A zebra finch perched on a guitar neck in an art exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem involving 70 birds whose movements make music on 14 guitars. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Natural and manmade snow provided cross-country skiers with good cover at the Weston Ski Track on the Leo J. Martin Golf Course in Weston. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff John Coyne did repairs atop a flag pole on the World Trade Center Boston. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Juliette Auguste, right, and other worshippers at the First Christian Church Source of Grace in Boston held an anniversary service Jan. 12 for victims of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Joanne Rathe/ Globe Staff In Weston, Tiffany Ortiz tried out an Alexander McQueen dress she chose to wear for the Sundance Film Festival. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh greeted people during a visit to the drug court at Dorchester District Court. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff French Consul General Fabien Fieschi waved to a geometry class during a tour of Codman Academy in Dorchester. He met with students who were concerned about a travel advisory to French tourists that flagged certain city neighborhoods as dangerous. Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe Jillian Diauto jumped rope as she trained for the Golden Gloves at TNT Boxing Gym in Braintree. Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe Brianna Kirkland (left), 17, of Huntington, Long Island, fenced with Natalie Ma, 15, of Concord-Carlisle High School at the 8th annual Concord-Carlisle Invitational Fencing Tournament in Concord. Lane Turner/Globe Staff Joe Belmonte (left) and Chris Johnson of Shepherd Hill in Dudley passed the baton in the distance medley relay of the Division 3 track relays at the Reggie Lewis Center. David L. Ryan/Globe Staff Sweepers, who clean the ice of flowers, stuffed animals, and other tossed objects, lined up to watch the competitors in the 2014 Prudential US Figure Skating Championship on a temporary rink at the Convention Center in South Boston. Yoon S. Byun/Globe staff A sweeper picked up stuffed animals and roses tossed onto the ice at the men's free skate of the 2014 Prudential US Figure Skating Championships at the TD Garden in Boston. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Ross Miner of the Skating Club of Boston performed during the Championship Men Short program at the Prudential US Figure Skating Championships at TD Garden. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir skated in the Prudential US Figure Skating Championship Pairs Free Skate Competition. Yoon S. Byun/Globe staff Nathan Bartholomay and Felicia Zhang met the press as members of Team USA were announced during the 2014 Prudential US Figure Skating Championships at the TD Garden in Boston. Yoon S. Byun/Globe staff Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo warmed up before the Toronto Raptors game at TD Garden on Jan. 15, although he didn’t play. Sidelined for a year to due a knee injury, Rondo is preparing to return to action. Jim Davis/Globe Staff The Celtics’ Avery Bradley hit a first quarter three-pointer over the defense of the Houston Rockets’ Jeremy Lin at TD Garden. John Tlumacki/globe staff Northeastern's Colton Saucerman congratulated teammate Braden Pimm who scored a goal against UMass-Lowell during the Frozen Fenway game at Fenway Park. Jim Davis/Globe Staff The Bruins’ Milan Lucic went hard into the boards after a hit from the Maple Leafs’ Mason Raymond (12) at TD Garden. Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff LeGarrette Blount ran the ball in for a New England Patriots touchdown in the first few minutes of play in the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at Gillette Stadium. Barry Chin / Globe Staff LeGarrette Blount did his touchdown dance during the second quarter at Gillette Stadium. Jim Davis/Globe Staff Patriots punter Ryan Allen was brought down by the Colts’ Andy Studebaker as the ball went out of the end zone for a second quarter safety after a bad snap. Stan Grossfeld / Globe Staff LeGarrette Blount celebrated after winning the game at Gillette Stadium.