Reporter

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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Celtics visit to Boston Children’s Hospital helps patients rebound

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The C’s score big smiles from youngsters

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John Cena and Casey Affleck tapped to host ‘SNL’

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The pair will host on successive weeks

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Jay Z’s confidantes coming to Concepts in Cambridge Sunday

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Emory Jones and Kareem “Biggs” Burke will mark the anniversary of “Reasonable Doubt.”

Quote of the day: Naomie Harris

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“I sort of made it my mission that I was going to make my choices based on portraying positive images of women in general, and black women in particular.”- Naomie Harris, actress, explaining why she was initially reluctant to play a drug addict in “Moonlight.”