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Mark Shanahan

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Recent articles by Mark:

Toxicity in the land of enlightenment? This yoga dispute has the community tied up in knots

Former teachers at Down Under School of Yoga accuse the studios' owner of being a bully. But she and current teachers say there's something else going on. → Read More

This spare-no-expense wedding in Chatham had the Cape buzzing last weekend. Here’s a look at the details

Exquisite floral arrangements? Check. Golden chandeliers? Check. Bruno Mars? Check. → Read More

Rolling Stones perform at private party hosted by Robert Kraft at Gillette Stadium

Performing for an audience for the first time since drummer Charlie Watts died, the Rolling Stones played at a private party hosted by Patriots owner Robert Kraft at Gillette Stadium Monday. The guest list included a few familiar faces and a handful of high-rollers. → Read More

The Rolling Stones were here

Before drummer Charlie Watts's death on Tuesday, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Ronnie Wood spent 10 days or so in Boston. → Read More

‘Charlie brought the roll to rock.’ Fellow drummers praise Watts as a master of minimalism

His style was restrained and tasteful — words not often associated with rock ‘n’ roll. And that austerity, say fellow drummers, is what made Charlie Watts special. → Read More

The Rolling Stones to perform private concert for Robert Kraft and friends

The Rolling Stones will play a private party for the Kraft family at Gillette Stadium on July 20. → Read More

Obama’s big bash won’t be so big. What do Vineyarders have to say about it?

Just how many of the 500 or so original guests are still coming to the downsized shindig is a mystery. But summer is still booming on the island. → Read More

Coolidge Corner Theatre gets go-ahead for major expansion

Brookline officials are reviewing a proposed expansion of the landmark Art Deco cinema that will add two new screens — and over 200 seats — as well as a larger lobby and third-floor community space, with a catering kitchen and outdoor roof deck. → Read More

Sam Jay’s moment of truth

For the Dorchester comedian about to host her own series on HBO, it’s all about being genuine, even if that makes you a little uncomfortable. → Read More

Director Adam McKay’s new podcast explores intersection of sports, culture, and conspiracy

« Death at the Wing » is about the cultural and political forces that cost several young basketball stars their lives in the 1980s and early 1990s. → Read More

Emily Rooney apologizes after accusations of ‘demeaning and racist commentary’ on ‘Beat the Press’ segment

The segment focused on complaints by a group called Beyond Inclusion about PBS’s ties to Ken Burns and its effect on nonwhite filmmakers. → Read More

After a year of hiding away, a return to normalcy feels ... abnormal

I quarantined to stay safe, but now it feels like a way of life. → Read More

‘Your call is important to us.’ Really?

Yes, you've been spending a lot more time waiting on the phone during the pandemic. → Read More

Michelle Pfeiffer on making an entrance in ‘French Exit’

The star talks about her new film and the pleasures of playing a character without « constraints. » → Read More

A very good podcast about songs and songwriting

An old Bob Dylan tour bus serves as the studio for « Broken Record, » a podcast about music-making. → Read More

Starstruck since they were tweens in Cambridge, they now have a podcast about celebrity memoirs

Meet the hosts of the new « Celebrity Book Club » podcast, besties Lily Marotta and Steven Phillips-Horst, who bonded in middle school in Cambridge → Read More

When will performing arts return? Local groups describe their hopes for summer and beyond

A look at prospects for Tanglewood and other summer traditions, new outdoor venues, and more distant plans — a Nutcracker this year? → Read More

Being banished to the dog house isn’t what these presidential pups deserve

Surely White House newcomers Major and Champ can make a canine comeback? → Read More

Gillian Anderson on Alec Baldwin’s accent snark, and Prince Harry’s view of ‘The Crown’

In a live, online conversation Friday with Brandeis history professor Alice Kelikian, « The Crown » actress discussed recent and upcoming work. → Read More

What will ‘Mahty’ Walsh be like as labor secretary? Comedian Julia Claire demonstrates

The comedian, who grew up Medfield, gets the accent right, in imagining Walsh's first day on the new job. → Read More