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Marian Anderson

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  • Afro-American newspaper honors paperboys and girls in anniversary celebration

    Afro-American newspaper honors paperboys and girls in anniversary celebration
    For Marian Anderson Bell, selling copies of the Afro-American newspaper on Baltimore streets as a 12-year-old papergirl in 1945 felt like freedom.
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, March 1, 1941

     
    March 1, 1941: Lee Shippey writes about Marian Anderson and Tom Treanor has the story of Schuyler Standish, 13, who just enrolled at UCLA. Katharine Hepburn has promised director Garson Kanin a yes or no in 30 days. Meanwhile he...

    Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney among Kennedy Center honorees

     
    The Kennedy Center has announced the five performers to be feted at the upcoming 33rd edition of its honors: daytime TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey; two musical titans -- pop superstar Paul McCartney and country crooner Merle Haggard; and two Broadway...

    Acclaimed conductor DePreist to advise troubled Pasadena Symphony and Pops

     
    The economically troubled, controversy-racked Pasadena Symphony and Pops announced Wednesday that it has hired an artistic advisor – and, for two October concerts , a conductor -- in James DePreist, who led the Oregon Symphony for more than 20 years...

    A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    The dark ages of crossword puzzle construction: Look at all those two-letter answers! Marian Anderson performs at Philharmonic Auditorium in a recital of works by Bach, Handel, Scarlatti, Rachmaninoff and Gretchaninoff, who is not a composer I recognize....