Alvin Ailey troupe â and a soulful Cynthia Erivo â join to celebrate dance legend Judith Jamison
Actor-singer Cynthia Erivo lent searing and soulful vocals to an evening marking Alvin Ailey American Dance Theaterâs 65th anniversary, and celebrating the talents of dance legend Judith Jamison its former star dancer and longtime company leader.
Writer John Nichols, author of âThe Milagro Beanfield Warâ with a social justice streak, dies at 83
Writer John Nichols, author âThe Milagro Beanfield War,â has died. He was 83. The novel heâs best known for features a traditional Latino community defending its lifeblood water supply and culture in good humor against corrupt outside interests.
First this fall, a new round with COVID-19 shuttered Stephen Colbertâs âThe Late Show.â Now the show is again sidelined as the host recovers from a burst appendix.
Book Review: âOutrageous: A History of Showbiz and the Culture Warsâ argues history repeats itself
âThere is nothing new under the sun.â So goes the adage which conveys the tendency for history to repeat itself.
Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Dec. 3-9 include rock singer Ozzy Osbourne, actor Tiffany Haddish and businesswoman and TV personality Lori Greiner from âShark Tank.â
The founding editor of The Washington Monthly magazine and its editor-in-chief for three decades, Charles Peters, has died. He was 96.
Susan Sarandon and Melissa Barrera dropped from Hollywood companies after comments on Israel-Hamas war
Oscar-winning actor Susan Sarandon and âScreamâ star Melissa Barrera were each dropped by Hollywood companies after making comments on the Israel-Hamas war that some deemed antisemitic.
Movie Review: Emerald Fennell chronicles a promising young man in audacious, shock-filled âSaltburnâ
Anticipation has been hot for Emerald Fennellâs second feature ever since her bracingly original âPromising Young Womanâ won a screenplay Oscar.
Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2 include singer Britney Spears, actor Kaley Cuoco and musician apl.de.ap of Black Eyed Peas.
Daisaku Ikeda, who headed Soka Gakkai, a Japanese Buddhist organization, that includes Herbie Hancock and other celebrities in its fold, has died.
Sean âDiddyâ Combs and singer Cassie say they have settled a lawsuit containing allegations of beatings and abuse by the powerful music producer.
K-pop superstar RosĂ© has joined U.S. first lady Jill Biden at a mental health event to talk about how even famous people grapple with emotional struggles.
Author A.S. Byatt, who wrote best-seller âPossessionâ and had a beetle named after her, dies at 87
The British author of the Booker Prize-winning novel âPossessionâ has died at the age of 87. A.S. Byattâs publisher, Chatto & Windus, said Friday that the author, whose full name was Antonia Byatt, died âpeacefully at home surrounded by close family.â
Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Nov. 19-25 include âDancing With the Starsâ judge Bruno Tonioli, football player-turned-TV host Michael Strahan and actor Katherine Heigl.
The nominees for next yearâs Grammy Awards have been announced. SZA is the leading nominee with nine, including in the album and record of the year categories.
South Carolina naturalist Rudy Mancke, who shared his vast love for the outdoors with public television viewers and radio listeners for decades has died.
Putting together a collection of Bushâs greatest hits was relatively easy. Convincing frontman Gavin Rossdale to do it was harder. He thought it sounded like a farewell.
People magazine has named Patrick Dempsey as its Sexiest Man Alive. The actor and race car driver takes the mantle from âCaptain Americaâ star Chris Evans, who was 2022âs selection.
Twenty-five years ago, an R.E.M. album arrived that didnât sound like a typical R.E.M. album. âUp,â the bandâs 11th album which dropped in the fall of 1998, was a curious and challenging collection that split fans and critics alike but reveals more interesting things with each listen.
Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi play Priscilla and Elvis Presley in Sofia Coppolaâs new film, now playing in theaters nationwide.
âThe Family Chantelâ star Pedro Jimeno, who is recently divorced from Chantel Everett, says the âdamage is doneâ and âitâs not going to be any reconciliation in the future.â
Boy George is returning to Broadway in âMoulin Rouge! The Musical.â The singer-songwriter whose hits include âKarma Chameleonâ and âDo You Really Want to Hurt Meâ will play Moulin Rouge club owner Harold Zidler in the jukebox adaptation of Baz Luhrmannâs hyperactive 2001 movie.
Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Nov. 12-18 include actor-TV host Whoopi Goldberg, guitarist Kirk Hammett of Metallica and singer TJ Osborne of Brothers Osborne.
This holiday season, the mean olâ Grinch gets a comedy podcast series hosted by James Austin Johnson
What would the mean olâ Grinch be doing in 2023? Would that Christmas sad sack be hosting a cooking show on TikTok? Writing long essays for Substack?
Rapper Kendrick Lamar will headline Move Afrika: A Global Citizen Experience, a new initiative to establish an international touring circuit on the continent of Africa launching with a concert in Kigali, Rwanda on Dec. 6.
Cher is obviously a superstar but even a superstar is happy to be the opening act when it comes to Santa.
Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Nov. 5-11 include singer Art Garfunkel, actor Ethan Hawke and rapper Pepa of Salt-N-Pepa.
This is it â the last ânewâ Beatles song. Sixty years after the onset of Beatlemania, the surviving members of the quartet are releasing the song âNow And Then.â
Richard Roundtree, the trailblazing actor for Black filmmakers who starred as the ultra-smooth private detective in the 1971 action movie âShaftâ and several sequels, has died.
Celebrities having birthdays during the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4 include actor Winona Ryder, actor Tracee Ellis Ross and reality show personality and model Kendall Jenner.
Spainâs royal family have presided over the presentation of this yearâs Princess of Asturias awards that are among the most important in the Spanish-speaking world.