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  • New York rent hearings grow rancorous with freeze under consideration

    New York rent hearings grow rancorous with freeze under consideration
    Hisses filtered through the crowd as Loren Renz lamented the harsh winter's impact on her brownstone near Central Park, a building she bought 35 years ago. She had spent more than $50,000 since January fixing problems related to months of icy weather,...
  • Film Review: 'Da Sweet Blood of Jesus'

    Although Spike Lee has made it clear from the start that his Kickstarter-funded "blood addiction" drama "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus" isn't a remake of 1972's blaxploitation "Blacula," it turns out that the closely guarded project is in fact a remake -- at...
  • Jumoke Charter Group CEO Resigns After Revelations

     Jumoke Charter Group CEO Resigns After Revelations
    HARTFORD — Michael M. Sharpe resigned as CEO of the Jumoke Academy charter organization Saturday following revelations that he had a decades-old criminal record and for years had erroneously used the academic title of "doctor." Hartford school...
  • Northwestern Law sued after expelling felon

    Northwestern Law sued after expelling felon
    A few months before graduation day for a program geared toward international lawyers, Northwestern University School of Law made a discovery that a prestigious institution of legal education might prefer to avoid — that one of its students was a...
  • Hartford Charter School CEO Acknowledges Inaccurate Academic Credential

    Hartford Charter School CEO Acknowledges Inaccurate Academic Credential
    HARTFORD — In a New Year's message last December, the CEO of the Jumoke Academy charter school shared his enthusiastic vision for 2014, signing the letter, "Yours Truly, Dr. Michael Sharpe." Some version of that prestigious academic credential has...
  • Hartford Charter School Group To Conduct Forensic Audit

    Hartford Charter School Group To Conduct Forensic Audit
    HARTFORD — Family Urban Schools of Excellence, the group that runs the heavily state-financed Jumoke Academy charter schools, announced plans Tuesday to conduct an independent forensic audit following disclosures that its CEO had served prison...
  • Spike Lee on 'Da Sweet Blood of Jesus' and Hollywood's Diversity Problem

    Spike Lee's latest horror film, "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus," is about a couple of bloodsuckers, but don't call them vampires. "This is not a vampire story," Lee says from his production offices in Brooklyn. "Vampires can't go out in the day in the Fort...
  • When money's tight, humans define 'people like me' as more deserving

    When money's tight, humans define 'people like me' as more deserving
    In the recession from which the United States is recovering, unemployment among blacks and Latinos has been deeper and more entrenched; incomes in black and Latino communities have fallen more sharply; and recovery has been slower and far less complete....
  • Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee

    Film academy celebrates Hollywood iconoclast Spike Lee
    The American cinematic landscape would be a lot more boring without Spike Lee, who's made a career of stirring things up. Over the last three decades, the 57-year-old African American filmmaker has never played it safe with his often controversial...
  • 'Cosmos' co-creator Ann Druyan looks back in wonder on her odyssey

     'Cosmos' co-creator Ann Druyan looks back in wonder on her odyssey
    When Ann Druyan met her future husband, the late astronomer Carl Sagan, at a dinner party at Nora Ephron's New York City home circa 1974, she knew little of his growing reputation as a scientist and author, only that, as Ephron had told her, he was a...
  • Cami Miller sings showtunes in 'Pure Imagine' cabaret

     Cami Miller sings showtunes in 'Pure Imagine' cabaret
    Cami Miller returns to the Winter Park Playhouse's Spotlight Cabaret Series in her newest show, titled "Pure Imagination." Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. this Wednesday, June 11 and Thursday, June 12. Playhouse musical director Christopher Leavy will...