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  • Prancing Elites spread message of acceptance in Oxygen docu-series

    Prancing Elites spread message of acceptance in Oxygen docu-series
    The Prancing Elites are unlike most dance teams. The troupe, from Mobile, Ala., consists of five black, gay and gender nonconforming dancers who compete in a style of dance called J-Setting, a lead-and-follow form of hip-hop mixed with cheerleader-...
  • 'Sinatra: All or Nothing at All' a sympathetic look at singer

    'Sinatra: All or Nothing at All' a sympathetic look at singer
    Frank Sinatra, a singer from Hoboken, N.J., is the subject of "Sinatra: All or Nothing at All," a four-hour documentary airing in two parts Sunday and Monday on HBO. Fair enough. Among the ranks of male pop singers of the mid-20th century, Sinatra was...
  • Kendrick Lamar delivers masterful 'To Pimp a Butterfly'

    Kendrick Lamar delivers masterful 'To Pimp a Butterfly'
    So what would the late Tupac Shakur and the very much living Kendrick Lamar talk about if they were ever to meet face to face in the next life? According to Lamar, they'd dish on economic inequality, revolution and racial metaphors about caterpillars...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Adam Levine's mojo returns in the blinds, Night 2

    'The Voice' recap: Adam Levine's mojo returns in the blinds, Night 2
    Heading into the second night of “The Voice” Season 8 blind auditions, things were looking pretty grim for Adam Levine. On the first night of blinds, the other coaches had each picked up two or three talented vocalists, while he hadn’t...
  • Out of the Blue: Oscar alert: some great movies and actors to watch

    Hey, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen, Ukraine, Russia. Lay down your arms. Time for a cease-fire and a cigarette. It's Oscar weekend, your chance to marinate in the fabulousness of America. From straw hut to yurt to dacha, throw a log on the...
  • Knicks Beat Pelicans To End 16-Game Skid

    Knicks Beat Pelicans To End 16-Game Skid
    NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks walked off the court, and for the first time in weeks it wasn't with heads hanging. The sound of boos that had provided the audio at Madison Square Garden was replaced by the voice of James Brown...
  • Judge orders release of emails in James Brown estate lawsuit

    A judge says South Carolina officials must release emails concerning the diary of James Brown's widow and other documents related to the nearly decade-long fight over the late soul singer's estate. Circuit Judge Eugene Griffith Jr. on Friday told the...
  • Sinatra celebrations: The party begins

    Sinatra celebrations:  The party begins
    Most of the year's major tributes have yet to be announced, but this is the lineup to date: Bob Dylan: "Shadows in the Night": Dylan's Sinatra tribute album will be released next month. "Sinatra: An American Icon": Billed as the official exhibition of...
  • Essential tracks: 'Blackheart' beats with visionary soul sonics

    Essential tracks: 'Blackheart' beats with visionary soul sonics
    Dawn Richard, "Blackheart" (Our Dawn Records). Best known as an original member of Danity Kane, R&B singer Dawn Richard left the group last year (again) after a public kerfuffle revealed deep divisions among the crew. No disrespect to the others, but...
  • How does 'Jimi: All Is by My Side' compare to 2014's other music bios?

    How does 'Jimi: All Is by My Side' compare to 2014's other music bios?
    Filmmakers have long been drawn to stories of iconic musicians, and it's easy to see why: They come pre-packaged with charismatic characters, a rise-to-fame story arc (with the occasional fall from grace), a built-in audience and a killer soundtrack. None...
  • Miles Beyond the Biopic: Don Cheadle Riffs on a Jazz Legend

    Don Cheadle has managed to accomplish something no one has been able to pull off in two decades: serve up a bigscreen tale of jazz great Miles Davis. "Miles Ahead," in which the versatile actor portrays the legendary trumpeter, marks the directorial...