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5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Here are ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city this weekend.

This April 15, 2019 photo shows actress-singer Janelle Monae posing for a portrait at the Four Seasons Hotel in Los Angeles to promote her animated film


Janelle Monáe and Bryan Stevenson added to INBOUND lineup

They are the latest additions to the slate of scheduled speakers for the business networking conference.

28names - Rachel Platten performs at the 2016 Logo's Trailblazer Honors at Cathedral of St. John the Divine on June 23, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Logo)


Rachel Platten opens up about postpartum anxiety

The “Fight Song” singer shared a candid Instagram post on Tuesday.

20nameshousewives - From left: Teresa Giudice, Margaret Josephs and Sonja Morgan. The Real Housewives are coming to Beverly — for one evening. Teresa Giudice (New Jersey), Margaret Josephs (New Jersey), and Sonja Morgan (New York City) are coming to the North Shore Music Theatre on August 11 for an “unfiltered conversation” about what happens both on camera and behind the scenes. (handout)


Celebrity Housewives, ‘unfiltered,’ in Beverly

Three Real Housewives will speak at the North Shore Music Theatre in August.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MAY 02: Anthony Anderson attends VH1's Annual


‘Black-ish’ star Anthony Anderson heads to (Nantucket’s) Dreamland

The actor will join the Museum of African American History for its “Night in White” event at the Dreamland Stage Company on June 30.

Jillian Bell with Next Wave Award at the Provincetown film festival.


Comic actress Jillian Bell gets serious for a change

The “Brittany Runs a Marathon” star picked up the Next Wave Award at the Provincetown International Film Festival last weekend.


Rick Steves takes Pops audience on European tour

The concert was a combination of travel history and images, with Steves’s narration and the Pops’ musical accompaniment.

MUMBAI, INDIA - NOVEMBER 26: Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra (L) with her fiancee Nick Jonas (R), his brother Joe Jonas and his fiancee Sophie Turner posed for photographs outside a restaurant at Juhu on November 26, 2018 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Prodip Guha/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)


The Jonas Brothers, Sophie Turner join Priyanka Chopra to celebrate her mom’s birthday in Boston

The Beehive was buzzing Sunday night.

John Waters (left) and John Cameron Mitchell (right) posed for a photo at the HBO Schoolhouse Party on Friday evening at the Provincetown International Film Festival.


John Waters and John Cameron Mitchell trade jokes at Provincetown International Film Festival

From porn to drugs to the “death” of independent film, filmmakers John Waters and John Cameron Mitchell chatted candidly at PIFF on Saturday.

Actor Channing Tatum poses at the European premiere of


Channing Tatum stayed out partying in Boston this weekend, then filmed a movie the next day

Tatum was in town shooting for “Free Guy,” the flick starring Ryan Reynolds.

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe spoke with author Casey Sherman at the Provincetown International Film Festival on Sunday as part of the inaugural Democracy Series. (Mae Gammino/Provincetown International Film Festival) 18PIFF


Andrew McCabe speaks at Provincetown film festival, skips public reading of Mueller Report

McCabe, who served as acting director of the FBI in 2017 after the ouster of James Comey, delivered a PIFF keynote, “Speaking Truth to Power,” at The Pilgrim Monument.

Above (from left): Rhondella Richardson, reporter/anchor at WCVB-TV, and her husband, Brown University police chief Mark Porter; Charlene Flynn of Hingham and Coleen O’Donnell of Quincy.


Grand opening celebration at One Dalton tower

The skyscraper in the Back Bay is home to luxury residences, the Four Seasons Hotel, and Zuma restaurant.


Cape Ann Museum holds annual Captain’s Party

The event celebrates the museum’s home and raises money for its programs.


Camp Harbor View’s annual Beach Ball raised over $10m this year

Money from the event at the Black Falcon Cruise terminal supports the organization’s summer camp for kids, leadership academy, and family support services.


A ‘Downton Abbey’ experience arrives in Boston

The Castle at Park Plaza is hosting an exhibition of sets, costumes, and props from the hit PBS series through September.



Linde Center for Music and Learning at Tanglewood to open June 28

Designed by William Rawn Associates Architects, the Linde Center is a massive, four-building component of the $64 million “Tanglewood Forever” initiative.

Tom Brady attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the


Tom Brady offers words of encouragement to special high school graduate

“Hang tough. Take care. We’re thinking of you. We’re proud of you,” the Patriots QB said in a special video message to heart-transplant recipient (and new high school graduate) Shaun Patterson.

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. arrives at the New York Police Department's Special Victim's Unit, Thursday, June 13, 2019 to face allegations he groped a woman at a city night spot. A 29-year-old woman told police the 51-year-old Gooding grabbed her breast while he was intoxicated around 11:15 p.m. Sunday. Gooding denies the allegations. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Cuba Gooding Jr. turns himself in for allegedly groping woman, denies allegations

Gooding’s lawyer said security video will exonerate the actor from allegations he groped a woman at a New York City night spot.

Viola Davis presents the crystal award for advocacy in entertainment at the Women in Film Annual Gala on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)


Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Issa Rae take the stage at annual Women in Film gala

Wednesday night in Beverly Hills, Poehler put her own unconventional spin on the “empowerment speech.”

James Taylor surprises retiring Catholic Memorial School principal with video tribute

“Congratulations to you, sir, on [close to ] 50 years of service,” Taylor said to Thomas Beatty. “What a thing.” He invited the CM principal to his concert on July 3 at Tanglewood.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Comedian Dave Chappelle speaks onstage during the 90th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) 13StewartChappelle


Dave Chappelle’s coming to Broadway, so bag your phone

Producers issued a warning: All phones will be put in a locked pouch during the show and anyone smuggling one in will be ejected.

Evan Dando of the Lemonheads.

5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Here are ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city this weekend.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MAY 30: Mindy Kaling attends the premiere of Amazon Studio's


Why Mindy Kaling is ‘not going to talk to anyone’ for now about the identity of her daughter’s father

Kaling gave birth to her daughter, Katherine, in December 2017.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 09: Natasha Lyonne and Amy Poehler speak onstage at the Netflix


Netflix renews ‘Russian Doll’ for second season

Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland co-created the acclaimed Netflix series with Natasha Lyonne.

Boston Conservatory at Berklee faculty member Eric Cornell.


Boston Conservatory at Berklee professor Eric Cornell among Tony winners

He took home an award Sunday night as a co-producer of the Broadway revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!,” which won Best Revival of a Musical.

Little Fires Everywhere -- Based on Celeste NgÕs 2017 bestseller, Little Fires Everywhere follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives. The story explores the weight of secrets, the nature of art and identity, the ferocious pull of motherhood Ð and the danger in believing that following the rules can avert disaster. Mia Warren (Kerry Washington) and Elena Richardson (Reese Witherspoon), shown. (Photo by: Erin Simkin/Hulu)


Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon post a first look at ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ 

The upcoming Hulu series is based on the book by Cambridge author Celeste Ng.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 20, 2018 two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor of Ireland arrives for a press conference at Radio City Music Hall in New York to announce his mixed martial arts match against UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia. - Mixed martial star Conor McGregor said on March 25, 2019 he had retired from the sport, vowing to hang up his gloves for the second time in three years. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP)TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images


Conor McGregor challenges Mark Wahlberg to a fight — again

Once again, Wahlberg seems to be happily ignoring McGregor’s taunts.

Anna and Elsa in a Youtube screenshot from the


The ‘Frozen II’ trailer has (finally) arrived

The sneak peek of the much-anticipated sequel racked up more than 2 million views on YouTube by Tuesday afternoon.

Boston- 04/26/18- Actress Elsie Fisher and director Bo Burnham at the Liberty Hotel. He directed the movie Eighth Grade that she stars in. Photo by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff(arts)


Bo Burnham will compose songs for the ‘Sesame Street’ movie

The movie plot center around a “plucky history show host” and her efforts to help Big Bird and his friends return to Sesame Street.

HBO ending its nightly newscast produced by Vice Media

HBO says it is ending its weeknight newscast produced by Vice Media, concluding a seven-year partnership with the media company.

Geena Davis in Season 3 of Netflix's 'GLOW'


Geena Davis will guest star in ‘GLOW’ Season 3

The streaming giant announced the casting news on Monday and offered fans a first look at Davis’s character, Sandy Devereaux St. Clair.

CULVER CITY, CA - MARCH 16: Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski arrive at 'The Office' series finale wrap party at Unici Casa Gallery on March 16, 2013 in Culver City, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)


John Krasinski and Jenna Fischer are in a Twitter war over the Stanley Cup Final

“Let me tell you something,” Fischer said during Game 6, “this feud has been going on for a long time between us.”


Chris Pratt, Katherine Schwarzenegger are married

The ‘‘Guardians of the Galaxy’’ actor announced the nuptials Sunday in an Instagram post accompanied by a photo of the couple walking hand-in-hand. He said they were married Saturday.


Gronk surprises Stop & Shop customers by bringing groceries to their cars

The retired Patriots tight end helped out at the Malden store.


The ‘Jeopardy’ contestant who beat James Holzhauer has lost. Meet the Cambridge man who defeated her

“I’m in this weird position where the first time I saw James Holzhauer play ‘Jeopardy!,’ he lost.”

Best known for playing the lead role, Meredith Grey, in the ABC Network drama series,


Ellen Pompeo talks ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and helping to change ‘toxic’ culture issues on the set

In a Variety interview with actress Taraji P. Henson, Ellen Pompeo discussed the show’s early workplace challenges.

Karen Akunowicz and Taniya Nayak


Taste of the Nation event raises $140,000 for No Kid Hungry

Chefs from all over the area gathered at the Cruiseport Terminal on Tuesday night for Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation fund-raiser.

Singer Katherine Ho performs “Yellow” by Coldplay in Chinese


Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center celebrates 50 years

More than 600 people gathered last week to mark 50 years of the BCNC’s nonprofit work.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - MAY 25: (L-R) Singers Danny Wood, Donnie Wahlberg, Jordan Knight, Joey McIntyre and Jonathan Knight of New Kids on the Block perform during a stop of the Mixtape Tour at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on May 25, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


New Kids drop new music video, offer peek into the band’s current tour

“It ain’t nothing like an old school track to get the party jumping just like that.”

(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 27, 2019 Colombian singer Shakira leaves a court in Madrid. - Colombian superstar Shakira was questioned by a judge near Barcelona on June 6, 2019 over alleged evasion of 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) in taxes. (Photo by OSCAR DEL POZO / AFP)OSCAR DEL POZO/AFP/Getty Images


Shakira appears before Spanish judge in tax fraud case

The Colombian pop musician’s public relations firm says she denied any wrongdoing when she testified before a judge as part of an investigation into her alleged tax evasion in Spain.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MAY 29: Adam Sandler speak during panel discussion at FYC Event For Netflix's


New Adam Sandler Netflix film to cast extras in Marblehead

Adam Sandler’s upcoming Netflix film, “Hubie Halloween,” is looking for some spooky extras.

Chris Dean, Dr. David Crandell, Dr. Charlotte Mao, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Physician at The Dean Center, Dr. Nevena Zubcevik, & Brandi Dean at the first ÒBoston Bites BackÓ gala at the home of Christine Grace & Sean Green in Concord, MA. (Mike Casey/Casey Photography) 06namesConcord


Boston Bites Back gala raises Lyme disease awareness and support

The inaugural event was held Saturday at the Concord home of Christine Grace and Sean Green, where guests honored Nicole Malachowski, the first USAF female Thunderbird fighter pilot and a Lyme advocate.


This Boston couple just donated $15 million to ‘help create the next Ken Burns’

Part of the $15 million will also help fund four of Ken Burns’s upcoming films: “The American Revolution,” “America and the Holocaust,” “LBJ & the Great Society,” and “Benjamin Franklin.”

Actor Daniel Craig attended a photo-call in Jamaica in April for the latest installment of the James Bond film franchise, currently known as “Bond 25.”


Explosion on ‘Bond 25’ set causes injury, damage to studio

An explosion on the set of the new James Bond movie has injured one crew member and damaged a stage at Pinewood Studios outside London.

Gérard Depardieu was accused of sexually assaulting an actress.

Gérard Depardieu’s rape investigation is closed

An investigation of allegations of rape and sexual assault involving French film star Gérard Depardieu was dropped Tuesday because of a lack of incriminating evidence, the Paris prosecutor’s office said.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MAY 30: Mindy Kaling attends the premiere of Amazon Studio's


Mindy Kaling says her work ethic came from watching her dad commute from Boston to New Haven

And you thought your morning drive was bad.

Alice Ripley


Tony winner Alice Ripley to star in ‘Sunset Boulevard’ at North Shore Music Theatre

Ripley will make a return to “Sunset Boulevard” 25 years after appearing in the show’s original Broadway cast.

Jenny Slate.


Actress Jenny Slate to address island graduating class of one

The single graduating student on a tiny Massachusetts island is nonetheless receiving the star treatment.


‘The Bachelorette’ went to Boston and Rhode Island on Monday’s episode. Here’s what happened.

“Bachelorette” Hannah Brown even snagged relationship advice from the Celtics’ Jaylen Brown.

Daniel Laurent


Boston hip-hop artist Daniel Laurent takes on gun violence 

His new track “Outside” — which gets its video release this week — was inspired in part by the murder of Nipsey Hussle.