Joan Baez now rises up painting her heroes -
San Francisco ChronicleJoan Baez now rises up painting her heroesSan Francisco ChronicleThe acrylic portraits range from the deceased Martin Luther King Jr., Vaclav Havel and Maya Angelou to those still in the struggle, including John Lewis, Harry Belafonte, Dolores Huerta and the Dalai Lama. “When it coalesced, the primary feeling was ...
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 11:15 am
A walk to remember - The Hindu
The HinduA walk to rememberThe HinduMy friends laugh when I tell them I walk to Andrew Lloyd Webber, Leonard Cohen, The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel, Joan Baez, Jethro Tull, Harry Belafonte and Pete Seeger, but I find it deeply therapeutic. This music, that holds nostalgia-braised ...
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 12:01 am
New Yorkers sign petition to save
New York PostNew Yorkers sign petition to save Christopher Columbus statueNew York PostHundreds of New Yorkers sent a message to Mayor de Blasio on Sunday: Keep your hands off Christopher Columbus! One day before the nation celebrates Columbus' discovery of the New World, lawmakers and parade-goers in The Bronx demanded ...and more »
Posted on 8 October 2017 | 7:39 pm
Does the First Amendment let celebs say
SalonDoes the First Amendment let celebs say whatever they want?SalonOthers – including Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, Dick Gregory, Harry Belafonte, Jackie Robinson and Muhammad Ali – were instrumental in the success of the movement and passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. These actors planned and attended rallies, ...
Posted on 8 October 2017 | 7:34 pm
Harry Belafonte headlines evening for
CT PostHarry Belafonte headlines evening for Chistian Community ActionCT Post“A Conversation with Harry Belafonte” at the Shubert Theatre Wednesday, Oct. 18, will feature a wide-ranging discussion on issues for an entertainer who was also on the front lines of social justice struggles — from the Civil Rights Movement in the ...
Posted on 7 October 2017 | 9:07 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