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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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Patriots audition new cheerleaders

By , Globe Staff

Young women descended on Foxborough to try out for the squad.

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Celebrity news: Museum wants to honor Maurice Sendak in works

, Associated Press

Three years after Sendak’s death, his western Connecticut hometown is pursuing a museum honoring the author of “Where the Wild Things Are.”

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Artist, 13, shows works at the Ritz

By , Globe Staff

Paintings by Autumn de Forest have fetched as much as $25,000.

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Bunker Hill students get chance to chill with Ice-T

By , Globe Staff

The rapper/actor had a few pearls of hard-earned wisdom for the students as part of the school’s “Compelling Conversations” speaker series.