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6:03 AM / Wednesday January 20, 2021

Entertainment

Ma, Diamond, Streep and Rollins receive Kennedy Center Honors

December 11, 2011

Bill Clinton said that he has been a fan since the age of 15 or 16 when he bought his first Rollins LP and played it until it was worn out. “His music can bend your mind, it can break your heart, and it can make you laugh out loud, he has done things with improvisation that really no one has ever done.”

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Jackson doc gets 4-year sentence, tongue lashing

December 2, 2011

It was clear that Michael Jackson’s doctor was going to get the maximum four-year sentence for involuntary manslaughter before the judge even finished speaking. In a nearly half-hour tongue lashing, Dr. Conrad Murray was denounced as a greedy, remorseless physician who committed a “horrific violation of trust”…

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Star-studded sendoff at Heavy D funeral service

November 23, 2011

Heavy D was remembered with laughter and tears last Friday during a star-studded funeral service that included Jay-Z and Will Smith, humorous anecdotes from longtime friend Diddy, and words of encouragement for the late rapper’s family, delivered in a letter from President Obama and first lady.

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‘Sparkle’s’ Brely Evans says give the remake a chance

November 23, 2011

The original film about the effects of fame on a rising girl group holds a special place in the hearts of fans, with Irene Cara, Lonette McKee and Dwan Smith irreplaceable as the sisters who skyrocket to fame, Philip Michael Thomas as their manager and the music of Curtis Mayfield in a beautiful, nostalgic bow.

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