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Golden snubs and surprises, including little ‘Cats’ love
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
NEW YORK — Some Golden Globe nominations seemed like locks: Joaquin Phoenix, Tom Hanks, Adam Driver and Eddie Murphy. But others were shocks, like Lupita Nyong’o not getting a nomination for “Us.” Other notable snubs and surprises: MEN ONLY Only men made the best director category: Bong Joon Ho for “Parasite,” Sam
Misty Copeland imparts her life lessons
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
NEW YORK — No other ballet dancer has crossed over into mainstream popular culture quite like Misty Copeland. That was Copeland at the recent American Music Awards, dancing a passionate duet with partner Craig Hall as Taylor Swift sat at the piano singing her hit “Lover.” She’s also working on a new silent film with her production
Sunday, December 1, 2019
She thought she was simply buying a sexy red dress off the rack. But when that frock came home with her, so did the supernatural. Writer/director Peter Strickland had a wicked vision in mind when he created this campy horror film, which has a style that is reminiscent of the 1977 cult classic Suspiria, by famed 1970s/’80s Italian horror director
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
SEVEN SISTERS AND A BROTHER Friendship, Resistance, and Untold Truths Behind Black Student Activism in the 1960s By former Swarthmore College students This narrative tells the story of seven women and one man at the heart of a sit-in protesting decreased enrollment and the hiring of African Americans at Swarthmore College, and demanding a Black Studies
Review: ‘Queen & Slim’ is romantic, urgent and beautiful
Monday, November 25, 2019
Rarely has a Tinder date ended so poorly than the one shown in “Queen & Slim.” Even more rarely has a bad Tinder date produced such a great film. The remarkable “Queen & Slim” is a romance and a road movie, a film about outlaws on the run, two journeys of self-discovery and a nuanced social commentary. It’s not perfect
Choose smart video games for your kids
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
When it comes to putting a smile on kids’ faces during the holiday season, video games are a pretty safe bet. So how do you make buying decisions that make both kids and parents happy? And how do you choose video games that are fun for kids, but also safe and educational too? • Portability and Durability: When it comes to hand-held gaming
Celebrate the season with enjoyable desserts
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Whether you're huddled around the fireplace, gathered at the table or strolling through a winter wonderland, the holidays are all about enjoying pure and memorable moments with family and friends. With all of the seasonal gatherings, you can certainly expect that almost any host or guest will attempt to provide a classic holiday treat for everyone to
Manage grief with grace this holiday season
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Holidays are filled with traditions, but when someone you used to share those moments with has died, managing grief can be particularly challenging. Mental and physical preparation are your best tools for managing the feelings that may accompany holidays. While family members, particularly children, may want things to be as they've always been, the reality
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POP-UP Africana Holiday Market Pop-up Shop is Dec. 14-15, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Phoenix Event

Political fights for 2020 begin to emerge

With legal challenges to the state’s congressional and legislative maps closed, candidate

Senate passes bill to save funding for HBCUs

The Senate recently passed a bipartisan deal that would permanently restore funding to