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Sheryl Julian’s dinners with Julia

Julia Child in the kitchen of her vacation home in Grasse, southern France.


Julia Child was interested in the careers of many young cooks and Sheryl Julian was fortunate to be among them. Lucky, too, that with Child’s interest came many invitations.

From left: CJ Adams, Jennifer Garner, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Joel Edgerton in “The Odd Life of Timothy Green.”

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A kids’ movie with a strained message for parents

CJ Adams is likeable as the title character in “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” but the movie’s really about the fears and neuroses of parents.

Bruce Springsteen performed the first of two shows at Fenway Park Tuesday.

Springsteen fans enjoy concert outside of Fenway

The show was inside the stadium, but there were plenty of Bruce Springsteen fans outside of Fenway listening to the concert.

Mark Thompson

Outgoing BBC chief to lead New York Times Co.

Mark Thompson, the top executive at the British media giant BBC, will take over in November as CEO of the New York Times Co., which also owns the Globe.

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Parents recount longtime friendship of 3 women slain in Harlem Street shootings

Boston police today released the names of the women fatally shot in Dorchester Sunday, as investigators continued to probe the slayings.

Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, right, talks with, from left, Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz and first base coach Alex Ochoa in the dugout before a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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Soul-searching sessions for Red Sox

Red Sox owners held meetings — with manager Bobby Valentine and with players — during which some expressed concern about the state of the team and their relationship with the manager.

Red Sox starter Josh Beckett was strong through five innings but faltered in the sixth.

Orioles 7, Red Sox 1

Red Sox have no answers in Baltimore

Josh Beckett had another rough outing, giving up six runs in 5 1/3 innings as the Red Sox fell three games below .500.


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Photography review

“Flushing Meadow” is one of Philip Jones’s nocturnal urban images.

Looking out and in at the Photographic Resource Center

Three photographers at a showcase at the PRC offer images of the external world, and three are showing an internal world of emotion and states of mind.