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11:37 AM / Saturday September 26, 2020

Entertainment

Ex-‘X Factor’ singer says deal cut for his exit

November 6, 2011

Haygood was among five contestants eliminated from the show last week. But the rock singer with the James Brown rasp said that what viewers saw didn’t reflect the whole story, including a behind-the-scenes agreement to ensure the swift exit he wanted.

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Audra McDonald sings through ‘Porgy and Bess’ mess

October 29, 2011

The four-time Tony Award winner has even surprised herself by suddenly talking about shoes or what she ate for lunch. “For some people it’s like, ‘Oh, dear. I didn’t know all that about you, and I didn’t want to hear all that about you. I just wanted to hear your voice.'”

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Edmundo Ros, who took Latin sound to London, is dead at 100

October 29, 2011

He introduced wartime Britain to the percussive rhythm of the rumba, so capturing the nation’s imagination that its young princess chose his songs for her public dancing debut. Bandleader Edmundo Ros, 100, died peacefully in his sleep, his family said last Saturday.

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Sister Melissa

October 23, 2011

Melissa Harris-Perry lives in New Orleans with her husband, James Perry, and her daughter, Parker. Here, she reflects on her life and career and on American culture and politics while discussing her new book, Sister Citizen.

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PHILADANCO performs an evening of works

October 15, 2011

The program also includes some of Philadanco’s signature performance pieces that highlight their bold, precise dance style including George Faison’s Suite Otis, Gene Hill Sagan’s La Valse, and Christopher L. Huggins’ Blue.

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