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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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Original boy band member Bobby Brown turns 47

By , Globe Staff

After the year Bobby Brown has had, we can’t imagine he feels much like celebrating, but nonetheless Brown turns 47 Tuesday.

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Conan mocks Cam Newton with his own grumpy press conference

By , Globe Staff

Just like the Carolina quarterback, Conan O’Brien eventually got up and walked out of his press conference.

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78-year BSO subscriber meets Andris Nelsons

By , Globe Staff

Charlotte Fellman, 97, has regularly attended Boston Symphony concerts since 1938.

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Tanya Donelly reuniting with Belly

By , Globe Staff

The Boston band says it will play shows in the US and UK this summer.