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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Jeffrey Katzenberg to receive Harold Lloyd award for contributions to 3-D

    Jeffrey Katzenberg to receive Harold Lloyd award for contributions to 3-D
    Harold Lloyd, the silent film star and daredevil comedian, was known for taking risks, most memorably dangling from a clock tower on South Broadway in the 1923 movie "Safety Last." DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg has performed no...
  • Gospel music salute to Martin Luther King Jr. will feature Hope Askew, Half Mile Home

    Gospel music salute to Martin Luther King Jr. will feature Hope Askew, Half Mile Home
    The Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration, a free event happening Jan. 19 in Newport News, will feature performances by Hope Askew and Half Mile Home. Half Mile Home is an Ohio-based band that cites influences ranging from The O'Jays and Lakeside to...
  • Letter: City should focus on library's overall operations

    Re “New year will follow some familiar stories...Museum, library changes” (Jan. 2): If a pending Carrell Associates survey is similar to the survey submitted to the City Council by the Rose Institute in late December, it will ask very...
  • South Florida forecast: Grab a coat

    South Florida forecast: Grab a coat
    So you wanted winter weather? Then get ready to wake up to "feels-like" temperatures in the upper 30s and low 40s as arctic air gushes over the region. Highs Thursday were predicted to be in the upper 50s and low 60s – or about 15 degrees colder...
  • Studios pledge support for WGA late-payment initiative

    Studios pledge support for WGA late-payment initiative
    Studios say they will support efforts by the Writers Guild of America to ensure that screenwriters are paid on time. The Writers Guild of America, West announced this week that it was working with talent agents on a joint project to "address the chronic...
  • 'Ride Along' wins at box office over Martin Luther King Day weekend

    The cop comedy “Ride Along” drove past expectations to win at the box office and set records over the Martin Luther King Day weekend, proving again that studios shouldn’t underestimate the diverse film audience. The Universal...
  • Columbia Archives seeks volunteers for Civil Rights project

    The Columbia Archives is seeking volunteers who lived through the Civil Rights Movement to help Howard County students with their Martin Luther King Jr. Day projects. “This project will connect the people who lived through the March on...
  • Martin Luther King Jr.: A lesson in freedom for conservatives and libertarians

    Martin Luther King Jr.: A lesson in freedom for conservatives and libertarians
    One of the great ironies of history and contemporary politics is that the word “freedom,” so central to Martin Luther King Jr.’s life’s work, has largely come to be associated with conservative and libertarian groups whose use of...
  • Digital dollars on rise. Campion to head Cannes jury. Bay walks!

    After the coffee. Before figuring out why 2014 is dragging. The Skinny: Apparently the first Monday after Jan. 1 is the most depressing day of the year. I actually was in a good mood yesterday. Go figure. Maybe I'm just grateful not to be at the...
  • In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat

    In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat
    CAMDEN, N.J. — Ice and mud surrounded the water tower in a rough neighborhood in this roughest of cities. Graffiti on the tower and on boarded-up windows of nearby houses spoke of despair: "Stop the Violence." "Stop Hating." "Keep Camden Clean."...
  • CPS issues new school calendar

    CPS issues new school calendar
    Chicago Public Schools is again changing its school calendar, with classes beginning after Labor Day next school year. Last year, CPS moved to a single calendar for all schools and classes started Aug. 26. On Wednesday the school board approved a new...