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Entertainment

Everything you need to know about the 2022 Emmys

September 9, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Actor-comedian Kenan Thompson will host the 74th Emmy® Awards scheduled for Monday, Sept. 12. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP File) By Lynn Elber ASSOCIATED PRESS  LOS ANGELES — Are you ready for some football? Fine, but the return of the NFL is why the 2022 Emmy Awards have been drop-kicked from their usual Sunday…

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Fall Preview: ‘The Woman King’ comes for the throne

September 9, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Viola Davis in “The Woman King.”  (Sony Pictures via AP) By Jake Coyle ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW YORK — Gina Prince-Bythewood didn’t get very far into reading the script for “The Woman King,” a historical epic about a real West African army of female warriors, before she knew she wanted to direct it. “Literally…

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The biggest events and festivals in Philadelphia in Fall 2022 (partial list)

September 9, 2022

The region is filled with activities and places to explore as the season changes from summer to fall. ABOVE PHOTO: Blue Cross RiverRink Summerfest & Spruce Street Harbor Park  — Photo courtesy Blue Cross RiverRink visitphilly.com Fall is a season of transition. Temperatures drop, leaves change and the days grow shorter. The one constant? Awesome…

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One night only –The Jacksons perform at Parx Casino Xcite in Bensalem Sept. 10 

September 1, 2022

This special production will also benefit the Universal Family of Schools to help students and scholars in underrepresented areas of Philadelphia achieve their career and academic aspirations.  ABOVE PHOTO: The Jacksons (Photo courtesy: The Jacksons) By Afea Tucker Music legends The Jacksons — Marlon, Tito, and Jackie, to be exact — will take over the state-of-the-art…

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Trailblazing guitarist Monnette Sudler dies

August 26, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Monnette Sudler (Photo by Michael Donnella) Philadelphia and the jazz community is mourning the loss of legendary musician/composer/singer Monnette Sudler, who died last Sunday of cancer. She was 70. According to WRTI.org, Sudler built her reputation on her ‘brisk and super-articulate style’ on the guitar during the 1970s.  The SUN extends condolences to…

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Children of climate change come of age in ‘Katrina Babies’

August 26, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Edward Buckles, Jr. poses for a portrait underneath the Claiborne Ave. overpass in New Orleans Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. (AP Photo/Chansey Augustine) By Drew Costley associated press Edward Buckles, Jr. was 13 when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and completely upended his life. Buckles and his family moved from New Orleans to Lafayette,…

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On and off the TV screen, Dr. Ish Major and Crossroads Treatment Centers are making a major difference

August 26, 2022

By Kharisma McIlwaine According to their website, Crossroads Treatment Centers serve more than 26,500 patients monthly through 120 national treatment centers and a network of 170 medical providers in Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. They are one of the nation’s leading providers of medication-assisted, outpatient treatment…

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