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  • 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...
  • The bottom line on an upbeat market

    HOUSTON — Ever heard the phrase "damned with faint praise"? That's what continually came to mind about the state of the housing recovery as journalists and industry representatives came together here for the annual conference of the National...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity

     Desiree Akhavan's 'Appropriate' sense of identity
    Most references to director, writer and actress Desiree Akhavan place a neat three-word descriptor by her name: bisexual Iranian American, often followed by the words "the next Lena Dunham." Yet Akhavan isn't trying to fit into an already defined...
  • 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...