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12:49 AM / Tuesday November 12, 2019

Entertainment

DesignPhiladelphia celebrates 15th anniversary at Cherry Street Pier

September 20, 2019

In honor of its 15th anniversary, DesignPhiladelphia will transform one of the city’s newest and most exciting public spaces, Cherry Street Pier, into the home base for this year’s festival. Presented by Jefferson University, the 10-day event will pay homage to the design history of Philadelphia and give artists and designers a platform to collaborate…

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“It” is tops again; “Hustlers” full of flash at box office

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: From left: Lili Reinhart, Jennifer Lopez, Keke Palmer, and Constance Wu star in “HUSTLERS”.  (Photo Credit: Barbara Nitke; Motion Picture Artwork © 2019 STX Financing, LLC. All Rights Reserved.) By Andrew Dalton ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — It wasn’t quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming…

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Mya Kay—“Girls Anthem”

September 20, 2019

By Kharisma McIlwaine Philadelphia native, author and public speaker Mya Kay is branching out into yet another endeavor. The prolific author has continued to see success as an author with books like “Before Empire,” “S.E.A.L” and the “Clover Chronicles” series. Kay’s writing caters to and tells stories about the lives of teens and young adults…

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Philly Cultural Beat: Celebrate Coltrane and Sweet Honey In The Rock

September 20, 2019

By Steve Bryant Greetings and happy September to the readers who have missed my literary presence in the SUN for the better part of this year. After a protracted convalescence, I have returned to keep fans and followers of Philadelphia’s rich culture, apprised of what I consider “don’t-miss events.” The fall season commences this weekend…

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‘I was stupid’: Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for college scam

September 13, 2019

By COLLIN BINKLEY BOSTON (AP) — “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores, tearfully apologizing to the teenager for not trusting her to get into college on her own. “I was frightened, I was stupid, and I was so wrong,”…

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Filmmaker Nate Parker apologizes for being ‘tone deaf’

September 13, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Directors Nate Parker, left, and Spike Lee pose for portrait photographs for the film ‘American Skin’ at the 76th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP) By Lindsey Bahr ASSOCIATED PRESS VENICE, Italy— Three years ago, filmmaker Nate Parker came under scrutiny for a…

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Justices tuning in to cable television civil rights lawsuit

September 13, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Byron Allen  (Photo: BJoe Seer / shutterstock) By Jessica Gresko associated press WASHINGTON— Comedian and media mogul Byron Allen wants TV viewers to watch the channels his company produces — from one that runs “Judge Judy”-like shows all day to those dedicated to comedy, cars, food and pets. But while many distributors carry…

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Pyer Moss celebrates black culture with fashion and music

September 10, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a huge choir that veered from stirring, soaring gospel, then spit verses from Cardi B and sang lines from Queen Latifah’s “U.N.I.T.Y.”; a spoken word artist who reminded the audience that rock ‘n’ roll was born because of a black, queer woman Rosetta Tharpe ; and a stunning collection…

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