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Posted on 14 July 2018 | 12:54 pm
Visit helped shape RFK's civil rights legacy
Visit helped shape RFK's civil rights legacyScranton Times-TribuneAlmost a year earlier, Kennedy met with black cultural leaders like writer James Baldwin, singers Lena Horne and Harry Belafonte and others. Kennedy expected praise for the administration's fight for civil rights, but they basically told him his ...
Posted on 14 July 2018 | 1:00 am
12 EGOT Winners (and 25 Almost-EGOTS) -
Mental Floss12 EGOT Winners (and 25 Almost-EGOTS)Mental FlossLife should have been good for Miami Vice's Philip Michael Thomas in 1985. He was the star of one of television's biggest hits, had released his first album as part of a multimillion dollar deal with Atlantic Records, and was making a name for himself ...
Posted on 13 July 2018 | 5:50 pm
Birdland Presents Max von Essen, the
Birdland Presents Max von Essen, the Birdland Big Band & More Week of July 23Broadway WorldHe played piano in Carla Bley's Big Band from 1979 through 1983 and earned a reputation as a soloist in groups led by Dizzy Gillespie, Steve Turre, Freddy Cole, Lester Bowie, Wynton Marsalis and Harry Belafonte. All tickets $40, $10 food/drink minimum.
Posted on 13 July 2018 | 8:07 am
Opening this weekend - telegraphherald.com
telegraphherald.comOpening this weekendtelegraphherald.comRated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for “sequences of gun violence and action, and for brief strong language.” 102 minutes.. The hardest working man in showbiz, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson debuts his third blockbuster action flick ...and more »
Posted on 12 July 2018 | 10:41 pm
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