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2011 Black History Showcase returns to Philadelphia

April 4, 2011

The Black History Showcase, the nation’s premier celebration of African American achievement and history, will take place during Easter Weekend, April 23rd and 24th, 2011, 11 AM to 7 PM at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, 13th and Arch Street

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City celebrates national Jazz Appreciation Month in Philadelphia

April 4, 2011

At a kickoff event outside of City Hall, organizers of Philadelphia Jazz Appreciation Month launched a local celebration citywide, which will begin on April 1. The theme is adopted from National Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) observed by the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History.

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Film legend Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79 in LA

March 27, 2011

Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed film goddess whose sultry screen persona, stormy personal life and enduring fame and glamour made her one of the last of the classic movie stars and a template for the modern celebrity, died Wednesday at age 79.

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Anthony Mackie shines in ‘The Adjustment Bureau’

March 20, 2011

Anthony Mackie adds to his growing list of top-notch performances as a member of the Adjustment Bureau in George Nolfi’s romantic mystery-thriller ‘The Adjustment Bureau,’ further establishing himself as one of the finest young talents working in film today.

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Sam Cooke biopic moves forward; screenplay finished

March 20, 2011

The screenwriters behind the all-Beatles musical “Across the Universe” have finished their adaptation of Peter Guralnick’s definitive biography of Sam Cooke for ABKCO, which owns Cooke’s publishing and the bulk of his master recordings.

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Donnie Simpson returning to radio in DC?

March 20, 2011

BlackVoices.com is reporting that longtime DC radio vet Donnie Simpson, the former host of BET’s “Video Soul,” is preparing for a big return to radio in Washington… and perhaps beyond.

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Three Dead in South Carolina

March 13, 2011

The students protest in the center of campus under the watchful eye of skittish National Guard troops sent by the state to keep order. A guardsman hears what he thinks is a shot and before anyone knows it, shots are ringing out everywhere.

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff