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Posted on 18 February 2018 | 7:32 am
Back in the day: Blaxploitation films:
The Philadelphia TribuneBack in the day: Blaxploitation films: enjoyable, despicable or both?The Philadelphia TribuneIf “Uptown Saturday Night” is on your list, you may not know that it was directed by Sidney Poitier, who also starred in the movie along with Bill Cosby, Harry Belafonte and Flip Wilson. To those of you who were around to watch “Amos 'n' Andy” on ...
Posted on 18 February 2018 | 5:42 am
CARIBBEAT: Guyana- and Tobago-born actors
New York Daily NewsCARIBBEAT: Guyana- and Tobago-born actors are standouts in blockbuster 'Black Panther' superhero filmNew York Daily News“Twenty-eight years ago, Harry Belafonte gathered a committee of artists, community leaders, and politicians responsible for creating one of the most memorable events in the history of Aaron Davis Hall,” said CCCA Managing Director Gregory Shanck. “The ...and more »
Posted on 18 February 2018 | 1:01 am
Music and Legacy of Harry Belafonte to Be
Music and Legacy of Harry Belafonte to Be Celebrated at Aaron Davis Hall in Honor of Icon's 91st BirthdayBroadway WorldMusic and Legacy of Harry Belafonte to Be Celebrated at Aaron Davis Hall in Honor of The work and life of legendary artist and activist Harry Belafonte will be celebrated during a concert at Aaron Davis Hall on Thursday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. "Turn the ...
Posted on 14 February 2018 | 11:21 am
Big Freedia's 'Best Beeleevah' Adds
BillboardBig Freedia's 'Best Beeleevah' Adds Eccentric Mardi Gras Twist to Harry Belefonte's 'Jump in the Line': ListenBillboardIf you weren't able to get out of your house and join in on the Mardi Gras celebrations this week, don't sweat it. New Orleans rapper Big Freedia kicked off the Mardi Gras season with a new track that harnessed all the Fat Tuesday energy. The NOLA ...
Posted on 14 February 2018 | 6:04 am
Spike Lee, Debbie Reynolds, and Gena
When Lee accepts his award on November 14 in front of the glittering crowd at the Governor’s Awards, he may or may not find any additional validation, but he may continue the trend set by Harry Belafonte during last year’s awards in speaking out about ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:37 am
Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands, Debbie Reynolds to
Last year, singer Harry Belafonte earned the humanitarian award. Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki and French director Jean-Claude Carriere took home the honorary awards.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:45 am
Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds
which is awarded periodically, is given to an "individual in the motion picture industry whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to the industry." The last recipient was Harry Belafonte, who was honored at last year’s Governors Awards.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:47 am
Indrani Mukerjea case reminds one of a
With too many spouses to keep count of and any number of kids who, in turn, get involved with each other, and with daughters passed off as sisters, Mumbai’s high-profile and tragic Indrani Mukerjea case not only highlights the possible pitfalls of love ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:43 pm
Z for Zachariah’ is a post-apocalyptic
(This is a major debit, especially if you’ve seen Harry Belafonte, Inger Stevens and Mel Ferrer, the interracial love triangle in the film’s far more exciting 1959 urban counterpart, “The World, the Flesh and the Devil”). Director Craig Zobel ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:05 am