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

Aly Raisman gets a hero’s welcome in Needham

By , Globe Staff

Needhamites gathered Saturday to celebrate the gymnast’s three medals — one gold, two silver — in Rio.

Familiar faces at Deavere Smith’s ART show

By , Globe Staff

The opening of Anna Deavere Smith’s solo show, “Notes From the Field: Doing Time in Education,” at the American Repertory Theater was well attended.


Bianca de la Garza guests on ‘Hollywood Today Live’

By , Globe Staff

The former Channel 5 anchor is going bicoastal.

Filmmaker focuses on Vineyard’s big ‘starter castles’

By , Globe Staff

Thomas Bena wants to curb the size of new construction and preserve the pastoral quality of Martha’s Vineyard.