Reporter

Mark Shanahan

Shanahan writes primarily for the Living/Arts section. He covers the comings and goings of Boston’s celebrity class in the newspaper's daily “Names” column, and also writes feature profiles of actors, authors, rock stars, and filmmakers.

Latest stories

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Broadway actress leads dance class in Gloucester

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Wendy Waring visited the Gloucester Stage Youth Acting Workshop directed by Heidi Dallin.

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Demi Lovato disses Olivia Culpo

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In an interview with Billboard, the singer has some unkind things to say about the Rhode Island-bred beauty queen.

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Gronk leads outdoor aerobics class

By , Globe Staff

Another day, another paid appearance by the Patriots party boy.

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Boston Herald arts coverage in flux

By , Globe Staff

Are critics Jed Gottlieb and James Verniere out of a job?