In January, Cranston, Rhode Island, native and Boston University sophomore Olivia Culpo beat out entire galaxies of women to win the Miss Universe pageant, which happens to be run by Donald Trump’s company. Her victory marked the first time in 15 years that a Miss USA had won the crown.
After 17 seasons conducting the Boston Pops, Keith Lockhart is as much a part of the Fourth of July around here as Sam or John Adams. (Okay, not quite, but it seems that way!) This year’s Hatch Shell spectacular features star singer Jennifer Hudson and, thankfully, no country music.