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Auction of paintings will help repair late artist Robert Indiana’s Maine home

The paintings — Ellsworth Kelly’s “Orange Blue” and Ed Ruscha’s “Ruby” — reaped over $6 million at Friday’s Christie’s auction.

Author Junot Diaz.


After investigation, Pulitzer Prize board announces Junot Diaz will remain as a member

The Pulitzer Prize board announced Friday it has found no reason to remove its former chairman, author Junot Diaz, after reviewing the complaints of women writers who alleged mistreatment by him.

FILE--This is a 1963 portrait of U.S President John F. Kennedy. John F. Kennedy is


New John F. Kennedy Library initiative aims to show that a president’s ‘Words Count’

The Twitter handle @JohnFKennedy has been tweeting out quotes from President Kennedy every day.

Rob Delaney.


Rob Delaney honors his late son Henry with a special televised bedtime story

A popular BBC program, where celebrities such as Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom, and Dolly Parton read children’s books, will feature actor-comedian Rob Delaney Friday.

Oprah Winfrey (left) and UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney chatted Thursday at the Tsongas Center in Lowell.


Oprah Winfrey raises more than $3m for UMass Lowell scholarships

Winfrey commanded the stage all night long, speaking with UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney, and offering uplifting words and humorous anecdotes.

This cover image released by Riverhead Books shows


Sigrid Nunez’s novel ‘The Friend’ wins National Book Award

Sigrid Nunez’s “The Friend,” a meditative novel about grief, books and, not least, a Great Dane named Apollo, has won the National Book Award for fiction.

Amy Schumer


Amy Schumer cancels Dallas show, is hospitalized for nausea

The comedian-actress says she’s been hospitalized for severe second-trimester nausea and apologized to fans in Dallas for canceling a stand-up show.

Actor Matt Damon waits for Game 5 of the World Series baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers last month in Los Angeles.


Matt Damon talks about getting teary over the Red Sox

In a recent episode of “Off Camera with Sam Jones,” Matt Damon recalled how emotional he got when the Sox won the 2004 World Series — and what it was like watching them play the Dodgers.

BOSTON, 11/14/2018 - Mark Walhberg poses with


Mark Wahlberg: ‘It’s tough being a parent, but it’s extremely rewarding’

The Dorchester native talked about how his new film “Instant Family” was partially inspired by his own family.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 31: John Mayer performs onstage during


Mayer quit drinking after Drake party

In an interview in Complex magazine, Mayer revealed he has gone just over two years without drinking.

Atsuko Toko Fish wearing the Order of the RisingSun, Gold Rays with Rosette, which she received at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Nov. 7.


Atsuko Toko Fish receives prestigious award from emperor of Japan

Fish was honored for her advancement of women’s leadership in Japan.

Dedham 11/089/18-New England Patriots Kyle Van Noy escorted dozens of youth from Massachusetts Wonderfund to the screening of the new movie, Instant Family at the Dedham Showcase Cinema. They sit behind him and his wife Marissa as the movie is about to start. Photo for the Boston Globe by Debee Tlumacki (lifestyle)

Kyle and Marissa Van Noy took dozens of teens to see ‘Instant Family’ before it was even released

“I grew up in a culture where you give everything you have, and I’m just trying to pass that along to somebody else,” Kyle Van Noy said.

Sayu Bhojwani, Bambadjan Bamba, and Horatio Sanz at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. (Christopher Baldwin)

‘Black Panther,’ ‘SNL’ actors come together for a celebration of immigrants at JFK Library

“Our forefathers had foreseen what immigrants bring to a society, bring to this nation. And we have continued to bring that spirit to the United States.”

11-10-2018 Boston, Mass. 500 guests attended the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston Gala held at the Museum of Fine Arts. Big Sister Boston community for a celebration in support of positive mentoring relationships for Greater Boston girls, honoring Diane Hessan ,Chairman C Space. L. to R. are little sister Lilly as guest speaker being introduced by event MC WBZ Channel 4 Anchor Liza Hughes [Lilly big sister is Lori DeSousa of Stoneham]. Globe photo by Bill Brett

The Big Sister Association of Greater Boston had a big gala to celebrate women and girls

The Museum of Fine Arts hosted 400 guests on Saturday night for Big in Boston.

Conductor Ken-David Masur arrives for the 11th Annual Latin Grammy Awards on November 11, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Conductor Masur leaving BSO for MSO

BSO associate conductor Ken-David Masur will be the music director at the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.

Timothee Chalamet at Kendall Square for a Q&A screening of

Timothée Chalamet attended a ‘Beautiful Boy’ screening in Cambridge, and it was a mob scene

Chalamet took a break from filming scenes for “Little Women” for the event, where he received the kind of ecstatic welcome usually reserved for visiting pop star royalty.

Joe Perry.


Aerosmith’s Joe Perry hospitalized after NYC concert

Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry was hospitalized after he had breathing problems backstage at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Liam Neeson in New York last month.


‘Honest Thief’ starring Liam Neeson to be filmed in Worcester

A-listers will be holding up traffic in downtown Worcester Monday for the filming of the movie.


VNA gala honors health care ‘heroes’

The annual gala raised money for the VNA of Boston.

Former Boston Herald photographer Mark Garfinkel will start a new job at NBC10 Boston.

Former Boston Herald photographer lands a new gig

Veteran photographer Mark Garfinkel starts at NBC10 Boston on Monday.

On Friday, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft talked to Gold Star family members and Vietnam veterans, including Maureen Cabral from Winchester (center), whose husband, John J. Cabral, was killed in action in Vietnam in 1972.


New England Patriots and the Kraft family honor veterans at Gillette Stadium

They hosted 50 Vietnam War veterans on Friday, ahead of Veterans Day weekend.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 07: (L - R) Guest, Lucy Malik, boxer Ragahleak


Wakefield man’s college paper on young boxers evolves into a TV documentary

Michael Minahan discovered the Lyfe Style boxing program in Washington, D.C., while a student at Georgetown University.

Matthew Broderick and Geza Rohrig in


How the Boston Jewish Film Festival can be a place for healing amid tragedy

“I really do believe film is an empathy tool that gives a window into other people’s lives,” said festival artistic director Ariana Cohen-Halberstam.

James Taylor, his wife Kim Taylor, and rock journalist Cameron Crowe attend Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration Live at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles

James Taylor serenaded Joni Mitchell at her 75th birthday bash

The Boston native sang one of the legendary folk singer’s own tunes.

Patrons enjoy the ICA Watershed. This summer, the ICA is opening a new, seasonal space in East Boston called the ICA Watershed. Located in the Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina in East Boston, the ICA Watershed transformed a 15,000-square-foot, formerly condemned space. The ICA Watershed opens with Diana Thater, an exhibit with colored light and moving-image projections that reflect on the fragility of the natural world.


John Akomfrah named ICA Watershed artist for 2019

“Purple,” an immersive six-channel video installation, opens May 26.

BOSTON, 10/7182018 - Steve Carell arrives at the AMC Boston Common for a screening of his new film Beautiful Boy. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe (Lifestyle, goldman)


Steve Carell to host ‘Saturday Night Live’

The actor will return as host on Nov. 17, the official “SNL” Twitter account announced on Wednesday.

(left) Paul Bernon (left), and Jay Ruderman (center) of the Ruderman Family Foundation, were honored with the Visionary Leadership Award for their work on Disability Advocacy by the Jewish Community Relations Council (Executive Director Jeremy Burton pictured at right) on Thursday night, February 26, at the Massachusetts State House. (handout) (right) In this May 14, 2018 file photo Bethenny Frankel poses at the Entertainment Weekly and People 2018 Upfronts Celebration in New York. Authorities are investigating the suspected overdose death at Trump Tower of a man romantically linked to the reality TV personality. (Photo by Christopher Smith/Invision/AP, File)


‘Real Housewives’ star Bethenny Frankel romantically linked to a local businessman

Frankel was spotted kissing the film producer in the Boston area last month.

09namesStanarpios -- Marlon Rodr’guez of SantarpioÕs Pizza holds the CommissionerÕs Trophy.


The Red Sox took the World Series trophy to an iconic East Boston pizza shop

One stop on the championship tour? Santarpio’s Pizza.

CROPPED VERSION. 04AstralWeeks Images from Astral Weeks by Ryan Walsh. 17. Van Morrison, smiling, confident, and clad in a striped suit. Spring Sing on Boston Common, April 20, 1968.

How you can now listen to a never-before-heard Van Morrison recording from 1968 Boston

In “Astral Weeks,” Boston writer/musician Ryan Walsh shares the backstory of the Van Morrison album that was written, at least partially, while the Irish singer was holed up in a Cambridge apartment.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 7: Actress Emma Thompson leaves Buckingham Palace after receiving her damehood at an Investiture ceremony on November 7, 2018 in London, England. Ms Thompson, 59, received the accolade in recognition of her services to drama. (Photo by Steve Parsons - WPA Pool/Getty Images)


Call her a dame: Emma Thompson gets top British award

Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson has received one of Britain’s highest awards from Prince William — and thought about giving him a kiss at the Buckingham Palace ceremony.


Pan-Mass Challenge celebrates record-breaking year

The organization, which supports cancer research and treatment at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, announced that it raised a record-breaking $56 million.

Actors Jake Lacy, from left, Sam Waterston, Jessica Chastain and Michael Stuhlbarg pose together at a special screening of

Sam Waterston drove voters to the polls in Connecticut

One first-time voter had no idea who the longtime “Law & Order” star was.

Boston, MA - 11/18/2017: Denis Leary performs during the Comics Come Home show at TD Garden in Boston on Nov. 18, 2017. The event benefits the Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care. (Ben Stas for The Boston Globe) 02Comics 02Comics


Denis Leary added viral obituary for Boston sports fan to Comics Come Home set

“The obituary not only made me laugh out loud but really struck me as a celebration of someone who absolutely lived her life to the fullest,” the comedian said.

Mookie Betts

Red Sox star Mookie Betts has become a father

The outfielder wrote on Instagram that he “never knew what unconditional love meant or how it felt until I met this little princess.”

Emma Watson, Eliza Scanlen, Saoirse Ronan, and Florence Pugh on the set of “Little Women.”

Emma Watson braved ‘snow’ while filming ‘Little Women’ in Harvard

The shoot took place in front of the Harvard General Store, which was transformed into the Concord General Store to match the setting of the novel.

07TyHamilton -- Ty Burr (left), Austin Scott, Hannah Cruz, and Nicholas Christopher discuss


‘Hamilton’ cast members spend a night off with Burr

On the eve of the midterm election, Globe cultural critic Ty Burr welcomed three cast members of “Hamilton” to a sold-out panel discussion at the Old South Meeting House.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018 file photo, Cardi B attends the Tom Ford SS19 Show at the Park Avenue Armory during New York Fashion Week in New York. Hundreds of people have lined up in New York City as the rapper handed out free winter coats. The Bronx-born rapper met with residents and fans on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 at the Marlboro Houses in Brooklyn during brisk fall weather. The 26-year-old also was given balloons and a cake to celebrate her recent birthday. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)


Cardi B kicks off collaboration with Reebok

“CARDIBOK,” the Reebok Instagram account announced Monday, along with a series of photos of the rapper collected in a gif.

Idris Elba on being named the “sexiest man alive” by People magazine: ”It was just a nice feeling. It was a nice surprise — an ego boost for sure.”


Idris Elba named ‘sexiest man alive’ by People magazine

The British actor said the award “was a nice surprise.”

Joanne Chang at the Books for Breakfast benefit.


Joanne Chang shares her youthful obsessions at Books for Breakfast fund-raiser

This year’s breakfast added to the now $170,000 that 826 Boston has raised for its free youth writing programs, which help over 4,000 students from underserved communities every year. 

From left: Angelica Feliciano, Red Sox manager Alex Cora, and his daughter, Camila, attended the Pedro Martinez Foundation’s gala Friday at the Mandarin Oriental.


Before they headed to Puerto Rico, the Red Sox kept the festivities going in Boston

Manager Alex Cora and a small group of players took their ongoing World Series party to the Mandarin Oriental Boston Friday night, attending a gala hosted by Pedro Martinez.


Jamaica Plain mainstay celebrates 25 years with music and revelry

Owners and guests at Bella Luna & The Milky Way toasted 25 years in business over the weekend.

06names -- Members of the ICA Teen Arts Council led tours of William Forsythe: Choreographic Objects.. (Lauren Miller)


ICA hosts teen arts conference, featuring 2018 youth poet laureate Patricia Frazier

“Building Brave Spaces: Mobilizing Teen Arts Education” looked at the progress of teen arts education in the past decade and how to build for the future.

Actor Mark Wahlberg poses during the photo call for “Mile 22” earlier this year.


Mark Wahlberg talks Marky Mark, his new film, and how long he actually spends in the shower

While the actor is in Dorchester shooting a new movie, “Wonderland,” he’s also promoting his new comedy, “Instant Family,” opening Nov. 16.

Writers Beth Teitell and Chris Muther read “fan mail” during Globe Live.

With stories and songs, ‘Globe Live’ takes the stage 

At the Paramount Center, nine of the Globe’s best storytellers shared their experiences from on- and off-duty in the third installment of the event.


MGH’s Couture for Cancer Care raises $300,000

Caregivers and their patients took to the runway in the annual fund-raiser.

From left: Kelley Tuthill, Myra Biblowit, Elin Hilderbrand, and Linda Holliday.

Breast Cancer Research Foundation to honor Belichick, Holliday

The Pats coach and his longtime girlfriend with receive the Carolyn Lynch Humanitarian Award in the spring.

10-28-2018 Natick, Mass 800 guests attended 34th annual Joey Fund Film Premiere for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation held in the Neiman Marcus Court at the Natick Mall. Joe and Kathy O’Donnell serve as the evening hosts. Since the event inception, supporters of the O’Donnells have contributed 100 million over the past three decades through the film premiere and other Joey Fund events. L. to are Kathy and Joe O’Donnell of Belmont and Anne Finucane of Lincoln. Globe photo by Bill Brett


Annual Joey Fund film premiere raises $1.1 million

The event, hosted by Joe O’Donnell and his wife, Kathy, kicked off with a cocktail reception before a screening of Peter Farrelly’s new film, “Green Book.”

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Gwyneth Paltrow shared a photo from her intimate wedding to Newton native Brad Falchuk

The couple tied the knot on Sept. 29.

Red Sox slugger J.D. Martinez and rapper Rick Ross pose with the World Series trophy at The Grand. (Big Night Entertainment Group)

The Red Sox kept the World Series party going with Rick Ross on Thursday

Yes, there was another champagne spray.

Six cast members of “The Brady Bunch” are heading to HGTV. (From left to right) Maureen McCormack (Marcia), Christopher Knight (Peter), Susan Olsen (Cindy), Mike Lookinland (Bobby), Eve Plumb (Jan), and Barry Williams (Greg).


‘Brady Bunch’ cast members returning to TV — HGTV, that is

Six members of the cast recently reunited at the Los Angeles location of the beloved Brady family home for a new HGTV series, tentatively titled “A Very Brady Renovation.”