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Mark Shanahan

Mark Shanahan writes a daily column focused on entertainment and pop culture, and longer pieces about folks in the fields of music, movies, literature, and the arts generally. He has been at the Boston Globe since 2003 and before that at the Portland Press Herald, where he was a political reporter and a features writer. He grew in western Mass., where his father was the editor of a local newspaper, and he developed a keen interest in news and storytelling. He attended Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. He is married with two fantastic children, Julia and Beckett.

Latest stories

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PawSox bring MLB rivalry to McCoy Stadium

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The ballpark in Pawtucket, R.I., will hold “Evil Empire Weekend” when the Yankees’ Triple-A team visits May 5 and 6.

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Boston Architectural College holds spring fling

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The event raised more than $380,000.

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum publishes its own book about 1990 heist

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“Stolen” is the first book about the theft of 13 works of art that’s authorized by the museum.

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Actress Christine Ebersole stops by BU

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The two-time Tony winner talked about her career at the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center.