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Influential fashion journalist André Leon Talley dies at 73

January 19, 2022

NEW YORK (AP) — André Leon Talley, the towering former creative director and editor at large of Vogue magazine, has died. He was 73. Talley’s literary agent David Vigliano confirmed Talley’s death to USA Today late Tuesday, but no additional details were immediately available. Talley was an influential fashion journalist who worked at Women’s Wear Daily…

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Maestro Everett Lee, first African American to lead New York City Opera passes away at 105

January 18, 2022

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA-January 15, 2022):  EVERETT ASTOR LEE, internationally acclaimed symphonic conductor, opera music director, violinist and music scholar, passed away on January 12, 2022 in Malmö, Sweden at the age of 105 years old. Maestro Lee was a brilliant conductor and musician who contributed enormously to classical music. He was the first African American to lead…

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List of winners at Sunday’s 79th Golden Globe Awards

January 14, 2022

ASSOCIATED PRESS BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.  — List of winners at Sunday’s 79th Golden Globe Awards, which were announced via social media after the ceremony lost its broadcaster due to issues with its host, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. MOVIES Best picture, drama: “The Power of the Dog” Best picture, musical or comedy: “West Side Story”…

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Bob Saget, beloved TV dad of ‘Full House,’ dead at 65

January 14, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Bob Saget at the 2017 People’s Choice Awards at The Microsoft Theatre, L.A. Live, Los Angeles (Photo: Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock) By Lynn Elber ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — Bob Saget, the actor-comedian known for his role as beloved single dad Danny Tanner on the sitcom “Full House” and as the wisecracking host of…

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Golden Globe Awards carry on, without stars or a telecast

January 14, 2022

By Lindsey Bahr ASSOCIATED PRESS The Golden Globe Awards, Hollywood’s so-called biggest party that regularly drew 18 million television viewers, was reduced to a live-blog Sunday night for its 79th edition. The embattled Hollywood Foreign Press Association proceeded with its film awards Sunday night without a telecast, nominees, a red carpet, a host, press or…

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Review: A solid if by-the-numbers spy thriller in ‘The 355’

January 14, 2022

By Lindsey Bahr ASSOCIATED PRESS It’s always a little suspect when too much is made of a big action movie being “female-fronted.” Unfortunately, Hollywood has decided lately that in course correcting for decades of gender inequity in certain genres that it’s not enough to just make an action-packed movie starring more than one woman: They…

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Obituary: Percussionist great James Mtume dies

January 14, 2022

The Mtume family has sadly announced the passing of James Mtume (Forman) — sunrise January 3, 1946, sunset January 9, 2022.  The biological son of jazz saxophone great Jimmy Heath, James Mtume was raised by two incredible parents, James and Bertha Forman. He pursued training as a swimmer while attending Pasadena City College and was…

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Sidney Poitier 1927-2022

January 14, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Sidney Poitier takes on a pensive appearance during an interview last week in Los Angeles, on March 14, 1988 which he talked in length about a 10-year absence from film acting. “At 50,” says the actor who now is 61, “I decided to see what life was really like outside of the narrow…

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US Mint begins shipping quarters honoring Maya Angelou

January 11, 2022

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States Mint said Monday it has begun shipping quarters featuring the image of poet Maya Angelou, the first coins in its American Women Quarters Program. Angelou, an American author, poet and Civil Rights activist, rose to prominence with the publication of “I Know Why the Caged Bird…

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Betty White’s death caused by stroke suffered 6 days earlier

January 11, 2022

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betty White died from a stroke she had six days before her Dec. 31 death at age 99, according to her death certificate. The beloved “Golden Girls” and “Mary Tyler Moore Show” actor died at her home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles as the result of a Dec. 25 cerebrovascular…

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