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  • Face Forward

    One of the most talked about performances of 2008 is Anne Hathaway’s transcendent turn as Kym, the drug-addicted prodigal daughter returning home for her sister’s wedding in Rachel Getting Married. The film, written by Jenny Lumet and directed by Jonathan...
  • Thousands Mourn Jazz Legend Lena Horne In NYC

    Thousands Mourn Jazz Legend Lena Horne In NYC
    Thousands of mourners were bidding a final farewell to jazz singer and actress Lena Horne in New York City on Friday. She was remembered at her funeral as a shy girl from Brooklyn who broke through decades of racism to emerge as a world-class entertainer...
  • Legendary Performer And African-American Icon Lena Horne Dies At The Age of 92

    Legendary Performer And African-American Icon Lena Horne Dies At The Age of 92
    Legendary performer and African-American icon Lena Horne has died at the age of 92. Horne was known for her work in musical after musical in the 1940's, her lengthy singing career including a memorable rendition of "Stormy Weather" and for her...
  • Legendary singer, civil rights activist Lena Horne dies

    Legendary singer, civil rights activist Lena Horne dies
    Her luminous beauty -- seen in doe-like eyes set against perfectly chiseled cheekbones -- helped make her one of the first black women to triumph in Hollywood. Her radiant vocals -- tinged with the sorrow of the blues -- placed her in an elite class of...
  • Legendary Singer Lena Horne Dies

    Legendary Singer Lena Horne Dies
    Singer Lena Horne, who broke racial barriers as a Hollywood and Broadway star famed for her velvety rendition of "Stormy Weather," has died at age 92. Hospital spokeswoman Gloria Chin says Horne died Sunday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. In the...
  • Key recordings by Lena Horne

    "Stormy Weather: The Legendary Lena (1941-1958)" (Bluebird). The singer partners with Charlie Barnet, Artie Shaw and others in definitive versions of "Stormy Weather," "I Ain't Got Nothin' but the Blues" and nearly two dozen more. " Lena Horne at Metro-...
  • Entertainment Icon Lena Horne Dies

    Entertainment Icon Lena Horne Dies
    Tonight Janet Jackson called Lena Horne's death a "great loss." Liza Minelli praised Horne as "one of a kind." From Broadway where Horne once thrilled theater audiences in the show "Jamaica" and later with her one one woman show, all the way to Hollywood...