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Bruno Mars has a magical night at Grammys, winning 6 for 6

January 29, 2018

Photo Bruno Mars/Shutterstock NEW YORK  — Bruno Mars owned the Grammys with his R&B-inspired album “24K Magic,” winning all six awards he was nominated for at a show where hip-hop was expected to have a historical night. Jay-Z, the leading nominee with eight, walked away empty handed Sunday – a year after his wife lost…

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SUN 2018 Grammy Watch: Partial list of winners in top categories

January 28, 2018

Photo: Shutterstock/Christian Bertrand Here’s the scoop, a partial list of winners in the top categories at the Grammy Awards , announced Sunday by The Recording Academy. Kudos to Kendrick Lamar on Best rap album! — Best rap album: “DAMN.,” Kendrick Lamar. — Best rap performance: Kendrick Lamar. — Best music video: Kendrick Lamar. — Best…

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Casey Affleck will not attend Academy Awards amid #Metoo movement

January 26, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In another apparent consequence of the #MeToo movement, last year’s best actor Oscar winner Casey Affleck will not be presenting at or attending the 90th Academy Awards. Affleck’s publicist said Thursday that the actor would not be at the ceremony on March 4 where, traditionally, he would have been expected to…

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Mt. Airy’s Quintessence Theatre presents “Waiting for Godot” on Jan. 31

January 26, 2018

The Brothers’ Network is proud to introduce the theatre-going members and the public at large to Quintessence Theatre Group in Mt. Airy. Quintessence is bringing new audiences, new plays and new ideas to the vibrant theatre community. “Waiting for Godot” is a classic story, and under the artistic direction of Ken Marini, this tale takes…

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South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela dies at 78

January 26, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Hugh Masekela (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen, File)   By Krista Mahr associated press JOHANNESBURG — Hugh Masekela, the legendary South African jazz musician and anti-apartheid activist, has died after a decade-long fight with cancer. He was 78. Often called the “Father of South African jazz,” Masekela died in Johannesburg after what his family said…

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‘This Is Us,’ ‘Veep’ casts take top SAG TV series awards

January 26, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sterling K. Brown, winner of the awards for outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series for “This Is Us” and for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series for “This Is Us”, poses in the press room at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine…

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Kim and Kanye choose Chicago for their new baby’s name

January 26, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kanye West and Kim Kardashian west arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology in 2016.  (Photo:Shutterstock)   Associated Press Chicago, where Kanye West was raised, is the name of baby No. 3 with Kim Kardashian West. Mom made the announcement Friday…

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“Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba”

January 26, 2018

Reverential biopic chronicles rise, fall and triumphant return of legendary South African singer/activist Film Review by Kam Williams Zenzile Miriam Makeba had the misfortune of being born Black in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1932, which relegated her to second-class citizenship. In fact, she spent the first six months of her life behind bars with her…

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Questlove, NBC Sued over racist text

January 24, 2018

TMZ: Questlove demanded NBC fire two white camera guys on the ‘Tonight Show’ over a racist group text they never asked to be a part of … this according to a new lawsuit. Camera operators Kurt Decker and Michael Cimino just filed suit against the TV network and the leader of The Roots after what…

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