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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,...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • '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...
  • Trial begins in death of Pa. police dog Rocco

    Jury selection was scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of the man accused of killing Pittsburgh police K-9 Rocco and wounding several officers, including the dog's handler. John Rush, 22, is charged with stabbing the 8-year-old German shepherd...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Grammys 2015: Rap album nods spark controversy -- again

    Grammys 2015: Rap album nods spark controversy -- again
    Last time around, the race for Grammy rap album proved to be so hotly contested its eventual winner, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, wound up apologizing to leading favorite Kendrick Lamar. And for the second year in a row, the rap album category has sparked...
  • Sam Smith, Beyoncé, Pharrell lead Grammy nominations

    Sam Smith, Beyoncé, Pharrell lead Grammy nominations
    A 22-year-old newcomer, U.K. soul-pop singer Sam Smith, joined Grammy mainstays Beyonce and Pharrell Williams with six nominations each on Friday for the 57th annual Grammy Awards. Smith dominated the four major categories, including a nomination for...