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We asked Boston-area game experts to tell us what we should be playing

We have more time at home on our hands, so maybe they should be holding cards or rolling dice.

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A coronavirus-inspired window sing-along version of ‘Sweet Caroline’ springs up in Boston

Several locals have drawn inspiration from the Italians, who, in the midst of the COVID-19 quarantine, have been singing from their balconies.

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‘Terrible but like, inevitable’: actress Vanessa Hudgens comes under fire for remarks about coronavirus

Her remarks stirred outrage among some of her 38.4 million Instagram followers.

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On what will be an unusually quiet St. Patrick’s Day, Brian O’Donovan reflects on his love of Celtic music and sharing it with listeners

The Cambridge resident’s popular WGBH radio show, “A Celtic Sojourn,” has celebrated Celtic culture and tradition for 33 years.

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Octavia Spencer on playing Madam C.J. Walker and the power of Black hair in Netflix’s ‘Self Made’

Octavia Spencer discusses playing Madam C.J. Walker in Netflix's "Self-Made," a four-hour miniseries about the hair-care mogul.

‘Little Mermaid,’ ‘Last Duel’ movie productions shut down over coronavirus

“The Last Duel,” with Matt Damon, Adam Driver, and Ben Affleck, halted filming, while productions of "Home Alone" and "Honey I Shrunk the Kids" reboots were put on hold.

On social media, teens find dark (and sometimes silly) humor amid coronavirus news

As the coronavirus spreads worldwide, social media denizens are looking for something to laugh about.

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Rapping bear on ‘The Masked Singer’ revealed to be ... Sarah Palin

The former Republican vice presidential nominee dressed up as a sparkly bear for the Fox show, which aired Wednesday shortly before the president addressed the nation about the coronavirus.