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Mark Shanahan

Shanahan writes primarily for the Living/Arts section. He covers the comings and goings of Boston’s celebrity class in the newspaper's daily “Names” column, and also writes feature profiles of actors, authors, rock stars, and filmmakers.

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A cocktail kickoff for the Boston Book Festival

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Herbie Hancock gave a keynote address about his new memoir after the party.

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Former Australia prime minister visits Lesley

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Julia Gillard visited the school on Wednesday afternoon.

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Jenny McCarthy, Chris Evans’ love lives aired in public

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McCarthy got graphic on “Watch What Happens Live” on Wednesday about her sex life with husband Donnie Wahlberg.

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Tim Wakefield a treat for Charlestown kids

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The former Red Sox pitcher participated in a MetLife event promoting dental health at Harvard-Kent Elementary School on Thursday.