Arts + Entertainment

Q&A: Bridget Moynahan

Readers of the Inside Track may know her best as the ex of a certain “QB/QT,” but Bridget Moynahan has a booming career these days.

The Fight to Make The Fighter

It’s taken a decade, but The Fighter, the much-anticipated biopic of Lowell boxer “Irish” Micky Ward, finally arrives in theaters this month.

Hall Monitor

This month, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces its latest class of inductees. Among the 15 performers and groups vying for canonization are Dorchester’s own Donna Summer and the guys from the J. Geils Band, who first got together in Worcester.

Hubbub: Dennis Lehane

In novels like Gone Baby Gone, Mystic River, and Shutter Island, Dennis Lehane tapped into the city’s gritty side.

Hubbub: John Slattery

The actor’s character on AMC’s Mad Men, Roger Sterling, is notorious for his chauvinistic zingers. It turns out that off set, the Boston native is just as often a target of barbs.

Person of Interest: Tom Perrotta

Meet the local author who you and 30,000 other Bostonians will be reading this month.

Hubbub: Chuck Hogan

On September 10 Chuck Hogan’s Charlestown-set bank heist novel, The Town, hits screens as Ben Affleck’s new thriller.

Q&A: Leonard Nimoy

Best known as Star Trek‘s Spock, his alter-ego, actor Leonard Nimoy grew up in Boston’s West End.

Hubbub: Mark Wahlberg

Dorchester Native Mark Wahlberg is having a big summer.

Touring Poe’s Boston

The famed writer finally has a foothold in the city he loved to hate.

Omnivore: Hatfield’s Quiet Farewell?

When indie-rock icon Juliana Hatfield puts out Peace & Love on 2/16, fans will find her usual well-crafted songs but a different approach—at 42, she isn’t sure when, or if, she’ll make another one.

Genius Explained Hollywood Endings

Genius, Explained: Hollywood Endings

With the release of Shutter Island, Dennis Lehane reveals how his novels keep getting made into great movies.

Then & Now The Combat Zone

Then & Now: The Combat Zone

A photography exhibit remembers the city’s red-light district, while a new generation of Hub photographers shoots its cleaned-up streets.

Dogtown Days

Elyssa East talks with Boston magazine about the land of poets, painters, and murder that inspired her new book, Dogtown: Death and Enchantment in a New England Ghost Town.