JFK: The Lost Inaugural Gala | Special! -
WKARJFK: The Lost Inaugural Gala | Special!WKARSun. June 4 at 7:30pm on WKAR-HD 23. 1 | Enjoy performances from Frank Sinatra, Ethel Merman, Harry Belafonte, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Gene Kelly and more in this presidential gala event taped in 1961 but never broadcast on television.
Posted on 30 May 2017 | 8:00 am
JFK's 'Lost Inaugural Gala': How Sinatra
VarietyJFK's 'Lost Inaugural Gala': How Sinatra Created Showbiz's Biggest Political Night (Listen)VarietyLed by Frank Sinatra, the evening featured Nat King Cole, Laurence Olivier, Harry Belafonte, Ethel Merman, Jimmy Durante, Gene Kelly, Milton Berle, Janet Leigh, Tony Curtis, and Bette Davis. NBC aired the telecast the following week, but the production ...
Posted on 27 May 2017 | 12:50 pm
Barbara Smith Conrad, Singer at Center of
New York TimesBarbara Smith Conrad, Singer at Center of Integration Dispute, Dies ...New York TimesAs a 19-year-old University of Texas student in 1957, Ms. Conrad became the focus of attention when a state legislator objected to her casting in a mixed-race ...Barbara Smith Conrad, singer who overcame discrimination in ...The Boston Globeall 2 news articles »
Posted on 24 May 2017 | 3:58 pm
JFK | The Lost Inaugural Gala - WMHT
JFK | The Lost Inaugural GalaWMHTSinatra also made a point of featuring African American artists at the gala — Ella Fitzgerald, Harry Belafonte and Nat King Cole — signaling a more inclusive administration and a new era in the U.S.. On the day of the event, January 19, 1961, the ...
Posted on 15 May 2017 | 11:08 am
Carmen Jones, a Terrence McNally Premiere,
Playbill.comCarmen Jones, a Terrence McNally Premiere, and More Set for ...Playbill.comThe 2017–2018 season will also include the Off-Broadway company's first production of a Tennessee Williams play.and more »
Posted on 15 May 2017 | 8:32 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