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  • Blackface video sparks anger at UCI

    Blackface video sparks anger at UCI
    A UC Irvine fraternity is trying to distance itself from a member-produced video featuring a man in blackface. But UCI's Black Student Union says it's an example of racial insensitivity that is common on campus. This month, members of Lambda Theta...
  • UCI fraternity tries to distance itself from 'blackface' video

    UCI fraternity tries to distance itself from 'blackface' video
    A UC Irvine fraternity is trying to distance itself from a member-produced video featuring a man in blackface. But UCI's Black Student Union says it's an example of racial insensitivity that is common on campus, according to the Daily Pilot. This...
  • Fraternity suspends itself after blackface video

    Fraternity suspends itself after blackface video
    A UC Irvine fraternity volunteered to suspend itself this week after it was blasted for a member-produced video that featured a student in blackface. Lambda Theta Delta announced Wednesday that it would cancel all major events and stop operating as a...
  • Baz Luhrmann's 'Gatsby' hears hip-hop where Fitzgerald heard jazz

    Baz Luhrmann didn't want to answer the question. "I can't really say it about myself," he said. "But yes, I do." The Australian director behind this month's hip-hop-inspired adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" had been asked if he thinks his movies...
  • Beyonce discusses Cuba trip on 'GMA,' says she wants more kids

    Beyonce discusses Cuba trip on 'GMA,' says she wants more kids
    Beyonce appeared on "Good Morning America" on Monday to set the record straight about her trip to Cuba and open up about expanding her family. Bey, who is in the middle of the European leg of her world tour, the Mrs. Carter Show, spoke with Amy Robach...
  • Revisiting Ginevra King, the Lake Forest woman who inspired 'Gatsby'

    Revisiting Ginevra King, the Lake Forest woman who inspired 'Gatsby'
    Remarkable how two words, scribbled nearly a century ago about a 16-year-old Lake Forest debutante, can evoke a whole country, its hypocrisies and promises, its aspirations and crushing realities. Last week, the University of South Carolina posted...
  • 'The Great Gatsby' review: Underwhelming state of mind

    'The Great Gatsby' review: Underwhelming state of mind
    ** (out of four) For all the exaggerated rumors swirling about Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio), you’d think he was Chuck Norris. He's a German spy! He kills for fun! He's richer than God! Does he also pay his bills with a roundhouse kick to a...
  • All-star 'Gatsby' soundtrack reportedly set for big debut

    One detail I didn't have room to include in last weekend's Arts & Books feature on the soundtrack to "The Great Gatsby" was just how the film's director, Baz Luhrmann, recruited Jay-Z to help him assemble the music for the movie. In an interview...
  • Is Beyonce pregnant? Some pros and cons

    Is Beyonce pregnant? Sure, if you listen to some sources, or no way Jose, if you listen to others. "Music insiders" reportedly told the New York Post, after the Met Gala last week, that the superstar and wife of Jay-Z is indeed with child. Witness her...
  • Accepting this 'Great Gatsby' on its own terms

    To judge by some of the reviews of the new film adaptation of "The Great Gatsby," you'd think Australian director Baz Luhrmann would be facing extradition for his crime against an American classic. But I have a message for all those self-appointed...
  • Beyonce cancels show in Belgium, cites dehydration, exhaustion

    Beyonce cancels show in Belgium, cites dehydration, exhaustion
    Beyonce has canceled a show in Belgium, citing dehydration and exhaustion as  rumors of a second pregnancy continue to swirl around the pop diva. The singer, 31, was advised by doctors to rest and will be missing her Tuesday show at Sportpaleis in...