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Entertainment

Star-studded Oprah Winfrey taping set in Chicago

May 22, 2011

Thousands of Oprah Winfrey fans packed Chicago’s United Center on Tuesday for a star-studded double-taping of her talk show as it approaches its finale. The guest lineup for “Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular” was a secret, but Winfrey’s producers promised the biggest names in Hollywood.

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CNN anchorman Don Lemon reveals he’s gay

May 22, 2011

NN anchor Don Lemon has come out as a gay man in his new book, a disclosure he knows comes at a risk. While Lemon’s memoir, titled “Transparent,” also covers his journalism career, he’s prepared for much of the reaction to focus on more personal matters…

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R. Kelly to bring his “Love Letter” tour to the Mann

May 15, 2011

Three-time Grammy winning King of R&B, R. Kelly will bring his “Love Letter” tour to the United States this summer including his highly-anticipated return to Philadelphia at The Mann Sunday, July 3rd. This electrifying performer will tour in support of Love Letter…

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Nigerian hip-hop, long a copy, grows into its own

May 9, 2011

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation with 150 million people, long has been a leading cultural influence across the continent. Its low-budget “Nollywood” films can be found everywhere, while its music plays in taxicabs and minibuses far beyond its borders.

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