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Executive Chef Robert Sisca bastes a whole roast chicken fresh from the oven at Bistro du Midi in Back Bay. JOSH REYNOLDS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE (Living/Arts, first)

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Boston chef Robert Sisca just beat Bobby Flay

He earns bouillabaisse bragging rights.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JULY 13: Model Gisele Bundchen looks on prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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Gisele was pretty pumped for Brazil’s dramatic World Cup win

Brazil left it late to get a win against Costa Rica in the World Cup on Friday, but it only made the celebration more sweet for Gisele Bundchen.

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Tom Brady sings his heart out ‘in the name of love’ at U2 concert in Boston

The quarterback posted videos of his spirited singalong to Instagram.

Obehi Janice, Elle Borders, and Tiandra Ray in Janice's “It's So Hard to Date Around Boston Today.”

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Performer’s Boyz II Men tribute about dating in Boston is hitting the Roxbury International Film Festival

Obehi Janice’s music video “It’s So Hard to Date Around Boston Today” was released online on Valentine’s Day.

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The star of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ discusses the iconic film 50 years later

“I have met a number of astronauts who have told me that, as young people, the inspiration from ‘2001’ resulted in their becoming astronauts.”

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Arlington creator of ‘McSweeney’s’ site beats hundreds of others for chance to create WBUR radio show pilot

An Arlington resident beat out nearly 400 other nationwide contest entrants to land his own WBUR show, the public radio station announced Thursday morning.

LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 26: Actor Steve Carell speaks onstage during CinemaCon 2018- Amazon Studios: An Exciting New Year of Great Product for Cinemas Program at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 26, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for CinemaCon)

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Watch Steve Carell fight Nazis in uplifting ‘Welcome to Marwen’ trailer

The Acton native could be looking at an Oscar nomination for his role in the film, based on a true story.

FILE - In this May 13, 2004, file photo, designer Kate Spade sits during an interview in New York. Kate Spade New York has announced plans to donate $1 million to support suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes in tribute to the company’s late founder. The 55-year-old fashion designer killed herself June 5, 2018. Her husband says she suffered from depression and anxiety for many years. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

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Kate Spade Foundation to donate $1 million for suicide prevention

Kate Spade New York has announced plans to support suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes in tribute to the company’s late founder.

Tony Ramos held a banjo made from a Big Papi cigar box as former Red Sox hitter David Ortiz signed a box for a fan.

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Big Papi visits Raynham to promote smoky new side business

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz paid a visit to a Raynham smoke shop Tuesday night, hoping to hit a home run with his new business venture: cigars.

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Peabody Essex Museum hits $600 million in fund-raising, opens new Collection Center

A new 120,000-square-foot facility in Rowley will house artworks, books, and archival material.

06/07/2018 Foxboro Ma- New England Patriots #12 QB Tom Brady (cq) talks to the media after Mini Camp. Jonathan Wiggs /Globe Staff Reporter:Topic

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Tom Brady, LeBron James, Mikaela Shiffrin earn bids for The ESPYs

The Patriots QB will vie for best male athlete alongside Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros, James Harden of the Houston Rockets, and Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals.

Chris Pratt, right, accepted the Generation Award as Bryce Dallas Howard, from left, and Aubrey Plaza look on at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.

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Chris Pratt rolls out his nine essential rules for life at the MTV Movie & TV Awards

God, life advice, and bathroom humor all in one speech? Only the “Guardians of the Galaxy” actor could pull that off.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 14: Seth MacFarlane attends the 2018 Fox Network Upfront at Wollman Rink, Central Park on May 14, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images) 19crit

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Seth MacFarlane draws support from several comedy producers

Judd Apatow, Steven Levitan, and Paul Feig all voiced their dissatisfaction with Fox News on Twitter this week.

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 12: Actor and Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer of Once Upon a Farm Jennifer Garner speaks onstage during Vanity Fair's Founders Fair at Spring Studios on April 12, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)

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Jennifer Garner to Ben Affleck: ‘Our kids are lucky to have a dad who looks at them the way you look at them’

Garner shared a heartfelt Instagram dedicated to the Cambridge native.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 11: Vera Farmiga attends the

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Vera Farmiga deflects blame for her terrible Boston accent in ‘The Departed’

The actress says director Martin Scorsese and “the studio” toned it down.

Beyoncé performed at a Get Out the Vote concert in Cleveland Saturday.

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When Beyoncé called, ‘Jagged Little Pill’ choreographer left Cambridge for Paris

Celebrated choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui missed a few previews of the ART production to work with Queen Bey on her new video.

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Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman lead Coney Island’s Mermaid Parade

The Dresden Dolls frontwoman and her author husband brought their 2-year-old son along.

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Provincetown Film Festival honors Molly Shannon, Sean Baker, and Chloë Grace Moretz

Moretz said she loved her first visit to P-Town so much that she was making plans to return in a month. “[Expletive] Hawaii; it’s all about P-Town.”

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In interview with Oprah, Tom Brady praises impact of players kneeling during the anthem

The QB says the protests resulted in “a lot of good, healthy conversations” in the Patriots locker room.

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Natalie Portman calls Harvard pal Jared Kushner ‘a supervillain’

The actress admitted that she was once friendly with Jared Kushner. Key word: “was.”

04heard caption: Boston-based singer and songwriter Sarah Borges has a new album,

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New Fenway music series pairs a baseball game and a band

What’s more American than a ballgame and some live music? How about a good two-for-one bargain?

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Amy Poehler is not interested in your Q&A

The “Parks and Rec” star used a lighthearted Q&A in the “Hollywood Reporter” to draw attention to some heavy political issues.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 09: Model Gisele Bundchen speaks onstage during David Lynch Foundation Hosts “Women of Vision Awards” at 583 Park Avenue on May 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for David Lynch Foundation)

Gisele Bündchen apologizes on Twitter following Vogue statements

Gisele Bündchen apologized Thursday for statements she made during an interview with Vogue magazine.

Alice Marie Johnson (left, with daughter Katina Marie Scales) was freed from federal prison by President Trump after an appeal from Kim Kardashian West.

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Kim Kardashian West and woman Trump freed say they won’t stop now

Kardashian West and Alice Marie Johnson will continue advocating for people serving long sentences for non-violent drug offenses.

Karan Marwah releases “Brown Boy” on streaming platforms Friday.

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Outside-the-box thinking, singing from Northeastern grad Karan Marwah

The R&B/soul artist releases “Brown Boy,” the second half of an ambitious, self-produced duology, on streaming platforms Friday.

Drake got the ‘Degrassi’ crew together for a reunion in his new music video, and millennials are freaking out

What do the cast from ‘‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’’ look like now? Drake, who played Jimmy Brooks on the show, got his former co-workers together in the video for “I’m Upset.”

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New chief curator for Harvard Art Museums

Soyoung Lee, who currently serves as curator in Asian art at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, assumes her Harvard post in September.

Gisele Bundchen.

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Gisele Bundchen reveals how Tom Brady proposed to her

When Tom Brady got down on his knees to propose to Gisele Bundchen, she yelled at him to get back up.

MIT professor Neri Oxman

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MIT professor Neri Oxman may have moved on from Brad Pitt

The architect/designer who teaches at the MIT Media Lab is apparently spending time with a billionaire hedge fund manager.

Cyrus Jones (left) and Malcolm Mitchell at the MFA’s annual Summer Party.

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Patriots players are artfully attired at MFA’s Summer Party

Cyrus Jones and Malcolm Mitchell were among those looking sharp at the soiree.

Tom Brady and Oprah Winfrey

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Tom Brady’s interview with Oprah airs this weekend

What did he say during their sit-down for “SuperSoul Sunday”?

Rudy Giuliani

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Rudy Giuliani accused of affair with married N.H. hospital administrator

A report says the former New York mayor’s relationship with Maria Rose Ryan began before Giuliani’s third wife filed for divorce in April.

Kyrie Irving

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Kyrie Irving ‘had a great time’ his first year in Boston

The Celtics guard is hyping his upcoming movie, “Uncle Drew,” but took time to talk about the trade that brought him to Boston, and the city’s reputation.

From left: Erin Bradley, BHCHP patient William Conley, Shannon Wright, Lakyn Holt, and Kelli Pedroia.

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Sox spouses go to bat for Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

They stopped by BHCHP on Albany Street to take a tour and prep for the “Sox for Socks” event at Fenway June 22-24.

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NBC10 hires news director

Ben Dobson is not unfamiliar with Boston.

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John Krasinski flexes his CIA muscles in ‘Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan’ trailer

The Newton native will take on the iconic role.

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 22: Actor Matt Damon arrives at the premiere of Paramount Pictures'

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‘Ocean’s 8’ director explains why Matt Damon’s cameo was cut

Gary Ross says the Cambridge native wasn’t the only “Ocean’s” star whose appearance was left on the cutting room floor.

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 09: Author Eddie Muller speaks onstage at the screening of ‘The Unfaithful’ during the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival on April 9, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. 26657_004 (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for TCM)

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‘Noir City’ festival is a hit at the Brattle

The weekend’s sold-out screenings attracted Brattle regulars and devoted TCM viewers from far and wide.

Amy Schumer and her husband, Chris Fischer, on the red carpet Sunday at the 2018 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

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Local faces abound at Tony Awards

Walking the red carpet at Radio City Music Hall was Martha’s Vineyard chef Chris Fischer, who accompanied his wife, Amy Schumer, nominated for her role in “Meteor Shower.”

Director John Waters at the Provincetown International Film Festival Saturday, June 21, 2014. (Vincent DeWitt for the Boston Globe)

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How the Globe ruined a John Waters party tradition in P-Town

In discussing the Provincetown International Film Festival the director said that a Globe story led to him cancelling a private celebration.

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Are Danny Amendola and Olivia Culpo back together?

TMZ published photos of the pair looking cozy, reportedly from a wedding this past weekend.

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Fuller Craft Museum picks new director

Jonathan Fairbanks’s successor comes from within.

Tony Goldwyn and Anita Hill at Brandeis University.

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Anita Hill and Tony Goldwyn talk activism in Hollywood at Brandeis University

“I didn’t have a hashtag,” Hill said, when comparing her highly public experience with workplace harassment to today’s #MeToo and Time’s Up movements.

Actor, writer, and comedian Mindy Kaling spoke Sunday during Dartmouth College’s commencement.

Mindy Kaling jokes about Trump, toilet plungers at Dartmouth

In her commencement address, Kaling suggested the president may have ‘‘tweeted us into war’’ with Wakanda, the fictional country from ‘‘Black Panther.’’

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Actors Michael Polish and Kate Bosworth attend GUESS Celebrates New York Fashion Week: On the Road to Nashville at Center 548 on February 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for GUESS)

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Kate Bosworth’s new project? Launching an arts school

And the Montana Institute of the Arts is already accepting applications.

Former heavyweight champ Evander Holyfield and guests Kate Sherrer (left) and Jen Tutak at the David Yurman jewelry boutique at Copley Place.

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For Evander Holyfield, it’s a ring of a different kind at fund-raiser

The former heavyweight champion looked in fighting trim at the David Yurman jewelry boutique at Copley Place for a shopping event benefiting the Holyfield Foundation.

Boston, MA -- 9/3/2017 - Actress and Medford native Maria Menounos throws out the first pitch before the start of the game between the Red Sox and Blue Jays during the first inning at Fenway Park. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: Red Sox-Blue Jays Reporter:

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Medford native Maria Menounos turns 40, exactly one year after brain surgery

“Today, one year later I know I not only survived, I thrived,” she wrote on Instagram.

Daniel Theis with students at the Beebe School in Malden.

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School visit works out for C’s Theis and Malden students

The forward was on the DL for the playoffs, but he made it to Malden Wednesday for a pep rally for students at the Beebe School.

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 12: Jeff Glor attends The Hollywood Reporter's Most Powerful People In Media 2018 at The Pool on April 12, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

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Is CBS about to remove Jeff Glor as ‘Evening News’ anchor?

Just six months after landing in the chair once occupied by Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather (and Katie Couric and Scott Pelley), Glor may be pushed out because of lackluster ratings.

Actor Matt Damon attends the world premiere of

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Matt Damon’s cameo was cut from ‘Ocean’s 8’

The Cambridge native’s promised appearance in the film is nowhere to be found.