| Nov 30, 2011
The Age of Movies
The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael
Edited by Sanford Schwartz
Library of America, $40
Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Folk music, that most uniquely American art form, takes center stage at the Laguna Playhouse with the world premiere of "Lonesome Traveler," covering four decades of the evolving genre.
Starting with the mid-1920s and ending in 1965 — when Bob...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Singer ... actor ... activist ... all major elements of a singular life.
Harry Belafonte overcame racism to emerge as a major force not only in entertainment but also in civil rights. Making its HBO debut Monday, Oct. 17, after showings at the Sundance...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 11:43 AM
It seems fitting that Herman Cain has surged into the top tier of the GOP candidates just as "Celebrity Apprentice" announces its new cast for the upcoming season. I suspect a year from now the two will be one.
After all, reality TV is at its best when...
| Aug 26, 2012
Sunday @ 9a.m. KOCH'S 3rd Annual Car & Bike Show & Picnic KOA Campground 7601 Soledad Canyon Road Acton 661 268 1341 www.aeclassic.com/kochs Volkswagen lovers. Lowrider lovers. Muscle Car lovers. Motorocycles. All gear heads are -- rain or shine -- Koch's...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:19 PM
The annual Summer Celebration put on by the Indiana Black Expo honored several legends Friday.
The Pacers’ Sports and Entertainment Corporate Luncheon recognized some pretty big names. Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne received the Excellence in...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Here are your winners!
- Mott the Hoople, “One of the Boys”
- Doves, “Catch the Sun”
- The Waterboys, “A Girl Called Johnny”
- The Pretenders, “Mystery Achievement”
- Ryan Adams, “Come...
| Aug 17, 2012
This weekend, several fashion events are taking place in Harlem to celebrate Harlem Week. We featured three local designers that are showcasing at the event, plus we'll talk about all of the fabulous events taking place.
Summer In The City - August 18...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Entertainment legend and social activist Harry Belafonte will highlight the list of awardees at the Indiana Black Expo, Inc. Corporate Luncheon Friday, July 20 – a cornerstone event of the 42nd Annual Summer Celebration presented by 1.800.QUIT.NOW....
| Jul 12, 2008
It's no surprise that in "Palace Council," the third of Stephen L. Carter's fables about black America's upper crust, success depends not on what you know but whom. With the right connections—along with the right bloodlines and education—a...
| Sep 24, 2009
Frank Liberman, a veteran Hollywood publicist who represented stars such as Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller and Robert Goulet during his more than 50 years in the business, has died. He was 92.
Liberman, who had Parkinson's disease, died of pneumonia Sunday...
| Dec 3, 2008
Odetta, the classically trained folk, blues and gospel singer who used her powerfully rich and dusky voice to champion African American music and civil rights issues for more than half a century starting in the folk revival of the 1950s, has died. She was...