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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.

Latest stories

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Harvard unveils portrait of first African-American graduate

By , Globe Staff

A portrait of Richard Theodore Greener has been unveiled and added to the Harvard Foundation’s portraiture collection.

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Handel and Haydn Society sets Met debut

By , Globe Staff

H+H will perform Monteverdi’s “Vespers of 1610” at the Met’s Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing on April 8, 2017.

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Still mum on suspension, Tom Brady steps out in New York

By , Globe Staff

No. 12 joined wife Gisele Bundchen and the couple’s son and daughter for a church service on the Upper East Side.

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Which ’80s TV host is performing at Club Passim?

By , Globe Staff

You know him as the onetime host of “Hollywood Squares” and as a guest on “Love Boat.” But there’s another side of John Davidson.