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Entertainment

Rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys dies at 52

June 14, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Bushwick Bill, right, joins Deftones’ Chino Moreno onstage at the SPIN Party at Stubb’s during the South by Southwest Music Festival on Friday, March 18, 2016, in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jack Plunkett/Invision/AP) ASSOCIATED PRESS Bushwick Bill, the diminutive, one-eyed rapper who with the Geto Boys helped put the South’s stamp on rap…

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The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz ‘Jazz Cultural Voices’ series presents ‘Philly Beats: The Music and Musicians’

June 14, 2019

The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz ‘Jazz Cultural Voices’ series presents ‘Philly Beats: The Music and Musicians’ The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz & Performing Arts will present “Philly Beats: The Music and Musicians,” featuring legendary pianist Alfie Pollitt, Saturday, June 15, as part of the PNC “Cultural Voices” jazz series. The performance will take…

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Michael B. Jordan presents Central Park Five with Roger Baldwin Courage Award

June 14, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Presenter Michael B. Jordan, third from left, poses with, from left, honorees Antron McCray, Raymond Santana, Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson and Korey Wise at the ACLU SoCal’s 25th Annual Luncheon at the JW Marriott at LA Live, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) By Katie Campione ASSOCIATED PRESS…

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‘Hadestown’ captures eight Tony Awards, including best musical

June 14, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: The company of “Hadestown,” accept the award for best musical at the 73rd annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 9, 2019, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) By Mark Kennedy ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — “Hadestown,” the brooding musical about the underworld, had a heavenly night at the…

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Obituary: Prolific film and literary critic Kam Williams, 66

June 7, 2019

For almost 20 years Kam Williams has provided SUN readers with some of the best interviews and entertainment content in the country. He was fair and balanced in his movie reviews as well as funny. He was also great guy and will be missed by this editor as well as the rest of the SUN…

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