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Online, yet another thing you can’t take at face value

The newest most untrustworthy thing on the Internet also happens to be the very feature we once depended on to verify actual humanity on the other end of the tubes: your face.

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From fashionistas to legal scholars, these tastemakers reveal how they set the city’s trends.

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Parents plan to punish for piercings

Their daughter is training to be a nurse and mom thinks multiple piercings are unprofessional.

Anxious bridesmaid feels she ruined a wedding

She tripped over her foot and fell during the wedding of her best friend.

Coheed and Cambria frontman Claudio Sanchez

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.

In your Happy Place

It offers good vibes and tons of likes in Boston.

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Newport Flower Show is a sight to behold

Flowers, birds, champagne, a Gilded Age mansion — it’s all so civilized.

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Husband’s ex treats them like they are third wheels

Advice from Amy Dickinson

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.

Singer/actress Lady Gaga arrives for the 2019 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019, in New York. - The Gala raises money for the Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute. The Gala's 2019 theme is Camp: Notes on Fashion

Bring on the camp: Met Gala exhibit explores camp in fashion

Think Bjork’s famous 2001 ‘‘swan dress,’’ which is in the show, and Gaga’s unforgettable 2010 raw meat dress, which isn’t (it was real meat, after all).

The latest addition to Adobe After Effects merely represents a long-awaited promotion of the feature from the still applications of Photoshop. Above: Adobe Photoshop logo.

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Now you see it. Now you don’t

Here comes the latest version of Adobe After Effects, which is scarier than it sounds.

Pass over the can, make your own macaroons

In the mad rush to prepare for the Passover Seders, which begin on Friday night, you might grab a few cans of macaroons for dessert. If you have time this year, make your own.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (left) in New York in 1992, and Carly Simon in Beverly Hills, Calif., in 2016.

Carly Simon writing memoir about Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Carly Simon is writing an “intimate, vulnerable” memoir about a very famous friend, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

4-10-2019 Boston, Mass. Actor Chazz Palminteri and Academy Award-winner Robert DeNiro made a surprise appearence at A Bronx Tale The Musical curtain call at the Citizen Bank Opera House. Photo by Bill Brett for the Boston Globe


Robert DeNiro and Chazz Palminteri swing by the Opera House for a performance of ‘A Bronx Tale’

The duo went onstage to greet the crowd for the show’s curtain call.


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The deCordova Biennial presents work by local artists inspired by everything from UFOs to sunlight.

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Preschool party exclusion concerns parent

At preschool pickup today, another parent invited us to a celebratory kids’ event next month. I’m concerned because she made a comment along the lines of “not all of the class” is being invited.

David Ortiz reveals which former teammate he thinks could run the Boston Marathon

Plus, how the former Sox player and his David Ortiz Children’s Fund are involved in this year’s Marathon.

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The 23-year-old East Boston artist is working on a map of America, filling each state with crowd-sourced totems from the minds of locals. The Globe chatted with her about her artistic road trip.

There are many reasons why people thrift. Some want to avoid the mall, others want a unique wardrobe with vintage flair. Everyone wants a deal. Whatever your reason, treasures await you if you’re willing to put in the time and effort.


How to be a master thrift-store shopper

Secondhand shopping is all the rage right now. Here are some tips from experienced shoppers to ensure a successful trip to the thrift store.

Harrison Ford in “Blade Runner: The Final Cut.”

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 St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

Michael Jackson performs during his


The thrill is gone: Michael Jackson really makes us uncomfortable now, so his music should, too

Radio stations in New Zealand, Canada, and Holland began pulling Jackson’s music from the airwaves this week. It’s time US radio stations did the same.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 21, 2018 Actor Luke Perry arrives for the press line of

Publicist: Luke Perry hospitalized and ‘under observation’

“Riverdale” and “Beverly Hills, 90210” star Luke Perry has been hospitalized, his publicist said Thursday.

The cast of “American Girl Live.”

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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.

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Amanda K. Hawkins

The 27-year-old spoke about the complexity of landscape paintings, her love of art history, and demistifying the studio process.

21 Savage was up for two awards at Sunday’s Grammys.

Lawyers: Rapper 21 Savage released from federal immigration custody

He was arrested during a targeted immigration operation early on Feb. 3. ICE officials said at the time that the British citizen had overstayed his visa and had a felony conviction.


Sit for a spell with local witch Erica Feldmann

Salem shop proprietor’s new book, “Hausmagick,” offers tips for turning your home into a spiritual sanctuary.

Jada Pinkett Smith is among the many celebrities who have happily posted then-and-now pictures for the social media 10-year challenge.

With the 10-Year Challenge, cosmetic enhancements are front and center

Why do some celebrities look younger than they did 10 years ago?


Mirror, mirror

Last chance to catch Ben & Aja Blanc’s show at Salon.

Frankie Shaw on the set of “SMILF.”


Frankie Shaw premieres second season of ‘SMILF’ in Somerville

The show’s creator and star screened the season premier at the Somerville Theatre.

Sandra Bullock in a scene from “Bird Box.”

It’s a Thing

From blindfolded rubes to dancing reps, a review of the week online

From blindfolded rubes to dancing reps, a review of the week online

Shi-Yeon Sung led Ingrid Fliter and the BSO in Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1.

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Better late than never: BSO programs Fanny Mendelssohn

Shi-Yeon Sung led the orchestra in works by Dvorak and both Mendelssohn siblings.

The Consumer Electronics Show is an annual showcase of vanguard technologies.


Looking forward to the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show — or trying to

Year after year, CES arrives to ring in the new year with a week-long showcase of vanguard technologies ready for the marketplace. But the heat it used to have has cooled.

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Naohiro Maeda

Maeda spoke to the Globe about how he incorporates his emotions, identity, and experience into his art.

“The Wanderer Part II” by Jordan Seaberry


At the BCA’s Mills Gallery, cracking some codes

“Coded.” includes work by eight artists.

Animal from “The Muppets.”

It’s a Thing

From boring meat to boring meetings, a review of the week online

From boring meat to boring meetings, a review of the week online

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Jon Miksis

Jon Miksis, 25, started his travel Instagram over a year ago, but it wasn’t until a couple of months back that he decided to pursue a career as a travel blogger.

Humza Deas, as seen in the documentary “Social Animals.”

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A tragic martyr, surfer dudes, a blues legend, Instagram stars

Four items about current documentaries

Ingmar Bergman (right) and Kabi Laretei with their son, Daniel, as seen in the new documentary “Searching for Ingmar Bergman.”

Movie Review

A film giant proves elusive in ‘Searching for Ingmar Bergman’

Margarethe von Trotta’s documentary celebrates the director in his centennial year.


Glass act

Holiday glass sale offers kaleidoscopic creations.

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Couple wants to inspire nephew to be charitable

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Patrick Downes reads from “Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship.”

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Family tea and story time, with Rescue

Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky, Boston Marathon bombing survivors, read from their kids’ book, “Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship.”


Clothes that grow

Local couple designs line of organic baby clothes that babies can wear for a while.

Local food tech company Spyce was just named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30

The restaurant with a robotic kitchen launched in May.

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5G: Unlocking more of the power — and problems — of the Internet

5G, the next step in wireless, is a doozy

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Greg DuBois

While Greg DuBois, 36, started out painting in Arizona, since moving to Boston he has rediscovered photography and found a true passion, focusing on landscapes with long exposure.

Opera Review

Collaborative serves up smorgasbord of ‘opera bites’

The cabaret-style showcase of new operas made for a charming, convivial atmosphere. 

“Expiring #8” by Juan Travieso, who earned an MFA at School of Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.


True colors

Adorn your walls with art in the name of AIDS activism.

Bessie Harvey’s “The Spirit of Love”


The Tufts University Art Galleries takes a look at outsider art

The Tufts University Art Galleries takes a look at outsider art.

Those bunny slippers are dangerously close to the space heater. They should be at least 3 feet away.


How to safely use a space heater

Use of space heaters is common, but they account for “vast amounts of civilian deaths and injuries,” according to Boston Fire Marshal Jack Dempsey.

From left: Roger Brown, Linda Mason, LL Cool J,  and Lori and David Sprows.


Berklee raises big bucks for — and through — music

Berklee School of Music’s star-studded 24th Encore Gala took place on Saturday at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.