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Entertainment

Oprah Winfrey pleased with OWN’s weekend opening

January 15, 2011

Oprah Winfrey says she’s “grateful that we weren’t embarrassed” during the much-anticipated first weekend that her new OWN network was on the air. For a network started from scratch, OWN delivered some impressive sampling on its Jan. 1 debut.

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Boutique bowling centers thrive in Philadelphia

January 15, 2011

Nancy Agati and Benjamin White were virgin hip bowlers. After yoga class Wednesday, Agati, an artist, and White, who builds movie sets, went out for the evening. They had dinner at the Standard Tap on North Second Street, then walked next door to North Bowl.

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Toni Braxton’s family in new WE reality series in April

January 9, 2011

Braxton, the Grammy-winning singer of “Un-Break My Heart” and “You’re Makin’ Me High,” will appear in “Braxton Family Values” on the WE network starting in April. Braxton’s sisters — Traci, Towanda, Trina and Tamar — are all aspiring singers.

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Spike Lee’s ‘Malcolm X’ among 25 film registry picks

January 3, 2011

Darth Vader proclaiming he’s Luke Skywalker’s father, Tony Manero preening in his underwear and an early 20th-century deaf activist speaking in sign language are among the images that will be preserved by the Library of Congress as part of its National Film Registry.

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Julia Pace Mitchell on her ‘Hills Above the Hood’ play

December 23, 2010

However, this Los Angeles born, Howard University educated and Broadway trained actress, is an excellent writer, too. Last night at the El Centro Theatre in Hollywood, we had the opportunity to be in the opening night audience to see her creation called “The Hills Above the Hood.”

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