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Meredith Goldstein

Goldstein is an entertainment reporter and advice columnist for The Boston Globe and Boston.com. Her advice column Love Letters runs daily on Boston.com and appears in The Boston Globe on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. The Names column, which Goldstein writes with Mark Shanahan, runs Monday through Friday and every Sunday in the paper. She welcomes letters from the lovelorn -- and all tips about celebrities spotted around Boston.

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Boston Ballet gives a lift to five dancers

By , Globe Staff

Boston Ballet has promoted five dancers, including one who played the Snow King in the most recent “Nutcracker.”

Nerdfighters will gather in Boston this weekend

By , Globe Staff

“NerdCon: Nerdfighteria” is billed as “a giant celebration of all things nerdy, creative, educational, fun, and weird.”

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Want to be an extra in ‘Daddy’s Home 2’?

By , Globe Staff

Joining Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell for “Daddy’s Home 2” will be Mel Gibson, Linda Cardellini, and, according to early reports, John Lithgow . . . and maybe you.

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Feelings for a friend

By , Globe Staff

Is there at least a sliver of a chance that maybe one day he’ll grow out of the fear of losing the friendship?