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Esther Perel


Catching up with Esther Perel in Boston

The famous couples therapist, who has a new book on affairs and a second season of a podcast, chatted about relationship issues with the Globe’s advice columnist.

Red Sox players visit with Omar at Boston Children’s Hospital.


Red Sox spreading holiday cheer

Brock Holt and Deven Marrero took part in the Great Dog Rescue at Suffolk University; Robby Scott, Brian Johnson, and others visited Boston Children’s Hospital.

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Milton-raised writer J. Courtney Sullivan talks ‘Anne of Green Gables’

She says it was a dream to write the foreword for a new edition of the book.


Tom Brady’s lifestyle brand is now an app

The TB12 method is now on your smartphone - but it’s not cheap.

What Boston band whose LP rhymes with ‘aurora borealis’ is playing Geek Bowl?

The trivia extravaganza is at Agganis Arena Feb. 17.

Aakash Nihalani’s works will be on display for one year.


New public art being unveiled in Fort Point

The sculptures are by artist Aakash Nihalani.

Gordon Hayward played a video game with Tate Ross (left) and Tavadre Bailey.


Hobbled Hayward talks to teens at Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston

The Celtics star is recovering from a gruesome leg injury but is feeling better enough to get out and about these days.

Ilyse Robbins and Bransen Gates in “She Loves Me.”


Director fills in for injured actress in Greater Boston Stage Company’s ‘She Loves Me’

Ilyse Robbins appeared in three performances, and thinks they went well.

he Cars, from left: Ben Orr, David Robinson, Ric Ocasek, Elliot Easton, and Greg Hawkes.


A brief history of the Cars

The Boston band will be inducted into the hall on the 40th anniversary of the release of its first album.

A 9-year-old Boston Children's Hospital patient gets a crash course in conducting from Pops conductor Keith Lockhart.


Boston Pops bring the holiday cheer to Children’s Hospital

Conductor Keith Lockhart leads the way.

Judge Frank Caprio in action.


Frank Caprio, the R.I. judge with viral clips, is getting his own TV show

Fox has announced plans to produce a syndicated series next fall featuring real-life cases from the popular Providence judge’s chambers.

Matt Damon


Matt Damon says his 19-year-old daughter is ‘way too old’ for Roy Moore

We know who the left-leaning actor wouldn’t be voting for in Alabama today.

Jordan Knight with New Kids on the Block fans at Patriot Cinemas in Hingham.


New Kids documentary draws a crowd in Hingham

The movie was made by Donnie Wahlberg’s son and a friend.

Lauren Hashian and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at the premiere of “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.”


Lauren Hashian and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson are expecting again

Hashian is the daughter of the late Sib Hashian, drummer on Boston’s first two albums, who died earlier this year.

The New York Times reported that President Trump “expresses disappointment” that his friendship with Tom Brady has changed.


President Trump said to be ‘disappointed’ that Tom Brady has distanced himself

The president and the Patriots QB were buddies but things have cooled off lately.

Paulina Porizkova earlier this month in New York.


Former model says it’s ‘messed up’ that some models once saw harassment as a compliment

The Czech-born model was just 18 when she graced the cover of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue in 1984.

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek (left) and Ben Raphel.


Former ‘Dinner With Cupid’ dater is ‘Jeopardy!’ champ

While that dinner at Cafe Sushi in Cambridge didn’t pan out, he told the host that his current girlfriend did read that article before they dated.

Ken Urban


MIT lecturer Ken Urban says ‘bah humbug!’

The playwright has written a song not exactly celebrating the holiday season.

Steven Tyler receiving the Nashville Symphony’s Harmony Award.


Steven Tyler cleans up nice to receive award in Nashville

The Aerosmith singer is honored in Music City.

An empty frame where Rembrandt's “The Storm on the Sea of Galilee” was displayed at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.


Movie about Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum theft gets a director

“Master Thieves” will be based on the book by former Globe reporter Steve Kurkjian.


James Taylor helps Jane Fonda celebrate her 80th

The singer joined Carole King to sing at Fonda’s birthday bash in Atlanta.

Chris Evans


Chris Evans invites bullied boy to ‘Avengers’ premiere

The local actor who plays Captain America is one of several celebrities who’ve reached out to Keaton Jones.


A Bollywood star at Berklee

Famous Bollywood playback singer Shreya Ghoshal had kind words for Berklee after performing with the school’s Indian Ensemble at last week.

Lauren Ver Hage (left) and Chelsea Fagan at Maggiano’s.


They’re making personal finance less stressful for women

Chelsea Fagan and Lauren Ver Hage were in Boston the other day to debut their new book, “The Financial Diet: A Total Beginner’s Guide to Getting Good With Money.”

Armie Hammer questioned why the Oscar-winning Casey Affleck — who had two civil suits against him in 2010 for sexual harassment, both settled out of court — had gone on to have great success, while “Birth of a Nation” director Nate Parker’s career had stalled.

Armie Hammer apologizes for Casey Affleck comments

The apology comes after comments Hammer made to The Hollywood Reporter.

Julian Edelman at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center’s holiday tree and wreath auction.


Julian Edelman, pass catcher and published author, is in the holiday spirit

The Patriots receiver reads from his new book.


Tina Brown: This is an ‘Arab spring for women’

The former Vanity Fair editor said she isn’t surprised by the “volcanic fury” of women

Meryl Streep kisses the hand of Gloria Steinem at The Massachusetts Conference for Women Thursday.


In town, Meryl Streep and Gloria Steinem talk ‘The Post,’ sexism in Hollywood

The actress and activist shared a stage at the Massachusetts Conference for Women Thursday.

Steven Tyler in October.


Steven Tyler opens home for abused girls

The Aerosmith singer says Janie’s House is intended as a safe haven.

Former One Direction member Liam Payne performing at Notre Dame Academy in Hingham Thursday.


One Direction alum Liam Payne performs at all-girls high school in Hingham

It’s the second time that students at Notre Dame Academy have managed to get a VIP to perform there.

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled a Julian Edelman bobblehead in the uniform of his alma mater, the Kent State Golden Flashes.


Get your Julian Edelman bobblehead while you still can

The Patriots receiver also has a new children’s book.

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Enthusiastic welcome for Frankel at women’s conference

Bethenny Frankel, a reality TV personality and founder of the brand Skinnygirl, was one of the conference’s speakers Wednesday.



Morrissey cancels show at the Orpheum

The former Smiths singer has made this something of a habit.

Matt Damon at the Belmont Lions Club tree sale

Matt Damon went Christmas tree shopping in Belmont

The Cambridge native was seen shopping with his nephew and brother, Kyle Damon, who is a regular at the Lions Club tree and wreath sale.

Hillary Clinton at a fund-raising event for the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston.


Hillary Clinton honored by Big Sister Association of Greater Boston

The former secretary of state has been in town a lot lately.

Tonya Harding (left) and Margot Robbie at the Los Angeles premiere of “I, Tonya.”


Nancy Kerrigan was MIA at ‘I, Tonya’ premiere, but a smiling Tonya Harding made the scene

The movie about the infamous former figure skater stars Margot Robbie.

Mary Schneider Enriquez, the Harvard Art Museums curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, and Edouard Kopp, the curator of drawings, were in Somerville with Kara Walker's piece last month to discuss the installation.


New work by Kara Walker at Harvard Art Museums

“This is a powerhouse of a work — provocative in its subject and scale and . . . incredibly beautiful and technically exhilarating,” director Martha Tedeschi said of “U.S.A. Idioms (2017).”

Members of the Brookline Police Department visited the Museum of African American History in Boston. The museum announced Dec. 4 that it has created a $25,000 national nonfiction literature award for works that celebrate African American history and culture.


Boston’s Museum of African American History launches new $25,000 nonfiction award

The recipient of the prize will be chosen by a panel of authors, historians, and academics.

Aaron Swartz


Movie about MIT hacktivist Aaron Swartz in the works

Swartz, a brilliant programmer, committed suicide at 26 while under federal indictment for alleged computer crimes.


Joe Biden sits down with Tom Brokaw at the Wilbur Theater

The former vice president is on what he calls the American Promise Tour.


Ben and Tonya Mezrich celebrate new children’s tome with Seaport bash

Their first book together is titled “Charlie Numbers and the Man in the Moon.”

Johnny Damon shows off a T-shirt celebrating the Red Sox’s historic 2004 ALCS comeback.


Big Papi’s charity tournament draws familiar faces

Former Sox teammate Johnny Damon was in the Dominican Republic for the event.

John Cena


John Cena sued by Ford for flipping car

The wrestler wasn’t allowed to sell the custom 2017 GT.

Seafair, the mansion on Ocean Avenue in Newport that has been purchased by Jay Leno and his wife.


Jay Leno buys oceanfront estate in Newport, R.I.

The former “Tonight Show” host paid $13.5 million for Seafair, which comes with a pool, carriage house, terraces, gardens, a tennis court, and a private beach.

Jeff Glor


Former WHDH reporter on how Boston helped him become anchor of ‘CBS Evening News’

Jeff Glor, who takes his new seat on Monday, spent four years honing his craft in Boston.


Linda Holliday celebrates tree season on Nantucket

Holliday and doctors Susan DeCoste and Deb Gfeller were among the guests at the preview party for the Festival of Trees at the Nantucket Whailing Musum.

Uri Berenguer and Stephanie Warburg at the Take It to the MAX benefit for the Max Warburg Courage Curriculum.


Around town

Uri Berenguer at Max Warburg event, Howard Dean at Tufts.

Actor Bill Skarsgard


‘Castle Rock’ shoots at Worcester Mercantile Center

It’s the first scripted TV series to be filmed in Mass. in 30 years.

Sarah Fischer in “The Spruces and the Pines.”


Local filmmaker directs new Christmas-themed movie

“The Spruces and the Pines,” directed by John Stimpson, will premiere Sunday at 9 p.m. on the ION Network.

Angie Thomas (center) with Richard Peck and Nikki Grimes at the Boston Globe Horn Book Awards in October.


‘The Hate U Give’ pulled from Texas school district’s shelves

The story of a black high school student who witnesses the police shooting of her unarmed friend won a 2017 Boston Globe Horn Book Award.