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  • Golden Globes 2015: rapper Common's memorable, winning speech

    In an evening filled with A-list celebrities, teary thank-you speeches and inside industry jokes, it was rapper Common who truly stood out on stage Sunday at the Golden Globes. While accepting the award for original song for “Glory,” a...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Sweet wins for audacious filmaking

    Golden Globes 2015: Sweet wins for audacious filmaking
    "Unapologetic." Michael Keaton invoked the idea as he accepted the Golden Globe for playing a fading movie actor trying to rise like a phoenix on Broadway. He was referring to his all-too-human character in "Birdman," directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu,...
  • For the record

    Ceramic artist: An article in the Jan. 3 Saturday section on ceramic artist Dora De Larios quoted her incorrectly on a series of artists she met after studying art in college. The quote should have read: "Through Gia, I met Nina Simone, Carmen McRae,...
  • Apolis, Quincy Jones to host Alfredo Rodriguez performance

    Apolis, Quincy Jones to host Alfredo Rodriguez performance
    Music legend Quincy Jones is scheduled to introduce Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Alfredo Rodriguez at a special event at Apolis on Thursday. The performance and reception is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Apolis Common Gallery at 806 E. Third...
  • Allentown real estate broker, Easton social worker among area professionals sanctioned by state boards

    Allentown real estate broker, Easton social worker among area professionals sanctioned by state boards
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you...
  • Baltimore settlements on police brutality more restrictive than in other cities

    Baltimore settlements on police brutality more restrictive than in other cities
    When Baltimore residents settle lawsuits alleging police brutality or other misconduct, they must promise to keep silent about the incidents that sparked the suits — an arrangement that shields key details from the public. The penalty for...
  • Speed-eater sues partner in competitive-eating venture

    AKRON, Ohio Dave "Coondog" O'Karma, the self-promoting legendary speed-eater, is suing his business partner, alleging the man is gobbling up their competitive eating promotion company. O'Karma's lawsuit focuses on ownership of All Pro Eating, a...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Revival" By Stephen King (Scribner, $30). Two men — one an addict, the other a fallen minister — reunite after more than a century. Last week: — 2. "Gray Mountain" by John Grisham (Doubleday, $28.95). A lawyer...
  • Glen Campbell's 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You' in tight original song race

    Glen Campbell's 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You' in tight original song race
    Last year's original song Oscar race seemed like the slowest Iditarod in history as we all waited for "Frozen's" "Let It Go" to collect its ice sculpture. This year, there is no slam-dunk front-runner … except perhaps the heartbreaking famous...
  • Review: 'Gil Scott-Heron' by Marcus Baram

    Review: 'Gil Scott-Heron' by Marcus Baram
    Nobody could tell singer-songwriter Gil Scott-Heron that idealism had become outdated when he was a musical guest on "Saturday Night Live" in 1975. He performed "Johannesburg," a funk tune with a singalong chorus that condemned South African apartheid....
  • 'Lego Movie,' 'Into the Woods' might thrive in Oscar craft categories

    When it comes to the crafts categories, everything is awesome (or should be) if you're a member of the teams behind "Into the Woods" or "The Grand Budapest Hotel." And, yes, we're liking "The Lego Movie's" chances of winning animated feature. Here's how...