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From left: BSO managing director Mark Volpe, board chair Susan Paine, Barbara and Miguel de Bragança, soprano Julia Bullock, Andris Nelsons, mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade, Frank Wisneski and Lynn Dale, and Alexander Bernstein.


BSO’s post-performance gala raises $1.3 million

The Boston Symphony Orchestra kicked off its 2017-2018 season Friday evening and hosted a dinner at Symphony Hall.

Tip O'Neill


‘Peace’ premiere brings memories of Tip O’Neill

Members of the late Speaker of the House’s family were at the showing of the documentary “In The Name of Peace: John Hume in America” at the AMC Loews downtown.

Danny Amendola and Olivia Culpo at the screening.


Danny Amendola at Olivia Culpo’s side at screening

The Patriots wide receiver’s girlfriend is in the new “American Satan.’’

Singer Ed Sheeran (right) with Strega owner Nick Varano.


Ed Sheeran dines at Strega — and announces Gillette date in 2018

The superstar English singer played back-to-back concerts at TD Garden on Friday and Saturday.

Jenny Slate


Jenny Slate joins cast of animated ‘The Ark and the Aardvark’

The Milton native will voice Mitzi, a narcoleptic ostrich.

From left: Jonathan and Lily Bingham of Brookline, Greg and Missy Marron of Essex, Katherine Mittelbusher of Hamilton, and Ed Davis of Manchester by the Sea.


Moondance Gala raises funds for Esplanade

The event drew hundreds to the park for dinner and dancing.

The nine-piece Scottish band Red Hot Chilli Pipers bring their “bagrock” sound to the Cabot in Beverly.

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do, Sept. 25-Oct. 1

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Halloween happenings at Nashoba Valley Ski Area, Roxbury Open Studios, and more.

Miss Conduct

Advice: What’s wrong with wanting to be called professor?

The informal state of classroom culture irritates a college instructor.

Style Watch

Comfy sneakers you can wear to the office? Check these out, men.

These subtle kicks will take you from office to off duty in comfort.

Dinner with Cupid

Blind date: ‘He had a fun shirt on and an impeccable side part’

His friends read Cupid every week and pick teams on Facebook. Will they stand by him as he braves a date himself?

A view from Mount Greylock, the state’s highest peak and fictional home of J.K. Rowling’s Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

The muse in the mountains: Berkshire hills provide inspiration

We recently decided to explore two particular places that have influenced some prominent writers: Mount Greylock, in 1898 the very first state park established by the legislature, and Monument Mountain.

Camp’s log patio furniture hearkens back to summers spent at cabins on the lake.

Eat well and remember your summer camp days fondly

Camp aims to transport guests to the summer camp of their childhoods, with bunkhouse décor and comfort foods such as “camp crackers,” buttermilk fried chicken, and an updated take on s’mores.

“Another Axon” by Jennifer Bonner of MALL.


High concept design

Architecture firms show off site-specific projects on the Greenway through Oct. 11.

Julian Janowitz in his home in the woods in Shutesbury.

The curious world of Julian Janowitz

Since the mid-1970s, the psychiatrist-artist has shaped dozens of acres of land where he resides in rural Shutesbury. Now, as his health fades, he imagines what it could become.

love letters by meredith goldstein

Is it weird for him to sleep in bed with his female friends?

She is a bit older than him, and they have always been “just friends,” but I don’t care. I find this to be completely insane.

Harvard sophomore Amanda Gorman reads her work at the Library of Congress.

A young poet for whom words are not enough

Harvard sophomore and National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman on writing, finding inspiration in Lin-Manuel Miranda, and, just maybe, running for president.

The bar at Prairie Fire in Coolidge Corner.

Quick Bite

Quick Bites: At Brookline’s Prairie Fire, unpretentious goodness

It’s from the team behind another inviting neighborhood retreat, Milton’s Steel & Rye.

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin.


Facing history: From Charlottesville to Berlin

There’s a lot we can learn from Germany at this particular moment in time, as we debate public monuments, their symbolism, and what place they have in today’s America.


Tables: Change of plans for Chris Douglass, but don’t take it personally, Roslindale

Restaurant news you can use.

Brian Rosenworcel and wife Megan Poe in Annisquam.

The VIP Lounge with Brian Rosenworcel of Guster

He loves Gloucester for its beaches, even if that answer makes it seem like he’s sucking up.

The Boy and Bird at Bar Mezzana


Sips: How to ease into cold-weather cocktails

We need to leave our spritzers and coolers gradually. The Boy and Bird can help.

Of Mercer places a premium on women’s empowerment and confidence.


Marriage of ‘fun clothes’ and work clothes

Of Mercer places a premium on women’s empowerment and confidence.

Kosher in the White Mountains

The Arlington Hotel has all the expected touches: elegant rooms, spacious public areas, a bar, an indoor pool, a salon, and a gymnasium.

Travel troubleshooter

Porter Airlines offered me 2 ‘free’ nights at a hotel, but I just wanted to go home

After Evelyn Morton’s flight from Toronto to Washington, D.C., is canceled, Porter Airlines offers to put her in a hotel for two days. She has a better idea, but will Porter go for it?

Clarkdale Jean by Clarks is an all-around men’s travel shoe.

Stylish, comfortable, packable: The best shoes for travelers

We asked tour guides and avid explorers to recommend their favorite shoes for traveling, and then we gave them a workout. Here are some of the best.

Khaki Chidya print crepe cowl tunic with roll-up sleeves, $245 online at payalsinghal.com

The One Thing

Doing well by doing (and looking) good

Top Indian designer teams up with local foundation.

Hiking the Channel Islands in the United Kingdom.

Here, there, and everywhere: Gadgets and more for travelers

Head to the annual Vermont Sheep & Wool Festival — or maybe to the Grand Canyon now that he crowds are gone.

If you go . . . Monument Mountain and Mount Greylock

You can hike Monument Mountain at any time, but if you want to experience something special, join a group of enthusiasts to recreate the famous picnic hike on which Hawthorne and Melville met for the first time.

Newton music teacher and “MasterChef” contestant Jason Wang


Newton music teacher falls just short on ‘MasterChef’ finale

Jason Wang watched with friends and family at Pagu in Cambridge.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at the Georgetown University Law Center campus in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Justice Ginsburg a surprise speaker at Jewish new year service in D.C.

The 84-year-old Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has served on the court since 1993, noted that she is now the longest-serving Jewish justice.

Connections | Magazine

When English is a foreign language

My husband and niece are American, but for me, the language of love is Arabic.

Miss Conduct

My son disrespected me — at his wedding

I get that weddings aren’t about the parents of the groom, but how do I get over the hurt?

The Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington, D.C., was deidcated in 2011.

What could a King memorial in Boston look like?

Boston officials can glean inspiration from the other memorials to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. around the country.

Love Letters

He wishes he’d talked to her at the wedding

I was wondering how weird it would be to send her a message on Facebook. Is that something I definitely shouldn’t do?

Olivia Ivy, 10, of Malden (center) got an up close look at a dogfish shark as she and other girls gathered with female scientists to dissect a dogfish shark as part of the

Shark scientists encourage girls at New England Aquarium

A two-day symposium puts the focus on women scientists, STEM education for girls and young women, and a host of sharks.

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2016 file photo, Leonardo DiCaprio accepts the Hollywood documentary award for


Leonardo DiCaprio foundation awards $20M in eco-grants

The actor announced Tuesday that his eco-focused foundation has given more than $20 million this year in fresh grants to more than 100 organizations around the world.

Love Letters

He wants to hit pause on their relationship

They’re in their late 40s and essentially living together. But now he says he needs time to think, and she’s confused.

Ask Amy

Drunken one-night stand causes problems

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Home alone? How old should the kids be before you can leave them in charge?

If it’s done correctly, experts say, letting your kids stay by themselves for a bit can give you and them some much-needed freedom and feelings of accomplishment.

Ask Amy

I don’t want a puppy, but my husband and kids do. What do I do?

I do not want this responsibility and the burden of taking care of a dog. My husband says he plans to get one, regardless of what I say.

This year’s festival at Copley Square will feature cooking demonstrations as well as discussions about important issues related to food.

Dishing on the Let’s Talk About Food festival

Founder Louisa Kasdon discusses the sixth annual event, to be held Saturday at Copley Square.

From the bar

A sweet drink for celebrating the Jewish new year

Evan Harrison, bar manager at Mamaleh’s Delicatessen, figured that the apples and honey combo is an easy cocktail inspiration. The result is a winking spin on the Jack Rose: The Jack Rosenblum.

A home alone checklist for parents

Some things to consider before leaving your child alone for the first time.

James Blake watches a return to Mardy Fish on Friday evening, Aug. 25, 2017, in the Men's Legends event at the Connecticut Open tennis tournament in New Haven, Conn. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register via AP)

Ex tennis star James Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest

On Tuesday, Blake testified at a police department disciplinary trial in New York that an officer never identified himself before mistakenly throwing him to the ground and handcuffing him.

Left, on Anna: Jed sweater, $795 at LuxCouture; Acynetic jeans, $198 at LuxCouture; Jarbo jacket, $895; Alexander Wang leather boots, $695 at Nordstrom; Marc Jacobs cross-body bag, $350 at Saks Fifth Avenue. Right, on Ray: Chloe sweater, $1,395 at Saks Fifth Avenue; Veronica Beard jeans, $298 at Nordstrom; Chloe bag, $2,190 at Saks Fifth Avenue; Saint Laurent boots, $1,094 at Saks Fifth Avenue; vintage Yves Saint Laurent gold cuff bracelets, $700 each at Twentieth Century Limited; Halogen gold hoops, $35 at Nordstrom.

Fall Fashion | Magazine

Lovely looks for fall, photographed at a Back Bay high-rise under construction

The sky’s the limit, as bold colors and edgy textures play out against the backdrop of the towering new project at One Dalton.

Left: from Dolce & Gabbana’s fall show in Milan; center, from left: Vogue’s Anna Wintour and actress Blake Lively at New York’s Fall Fashion Week; right: Abby slip dress at Ouimillie.

Fall Fashion | Magazine

Three fall fashion trends to perk up your wardrobe

Plus a cheat sheet to the colors, accessories, fabrics, silhouettes, and more that are en vogue this season.