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  • Oscars 2014: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar

    Oscars 2014: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar
    In the end, Oscar voters couldn't truly avert their gaze from "12 Years a Slave." Even though many Oscar voters found filmmaker Steve McQueen's searing chronicle of enslavement almost too harrowing to watch, "12 Years a Slave" prevailed Sunday to win...
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  • Pop album review: The Lonely Island's 'The Wack Album'

    Pop album review: The Lonely Island's 'The Wack Album'
    The Lonely Island's third studio disc presents an unlikely problem: Nearly eight years after they attained instant comedy-rap stardom with "Lazy Sunday," these "Saturday Night Live" veterans have become better rappers than comedians. On "The Wack Album,...
  • Paul Goodman, construction firm executive and artist

    Paul Goodman, construction firm executive and artist
    Paul Goodman, a retired construction company executive and artist, died July 18 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at Fox Hill, an assisted-living facility in Bethesda. The former longtime Pikesville resident was 96. The son of Abraham Goodman, a...
  • Review: Matana Roberts' 'Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile'

    Review: Matana Roberts' 'Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile'
    Matana Roberts does not make easy listening music. Although in mainstream culture jazz is frequently relegated to an awards show backdrop or an oh-so-spooky bit of shading for pay-cable political dramas, the music remains a springboard into avant-...
  • PASSINGS: Frank Tripucka, Reiko Douglas, A.C. Crispin, Rep. E. Clay Shaw

    PASSINGS: Frank Tripucka, Reiko Douglas, A.C. Crispin, Rep. E. Clay Shaw
    Frank Tripucka Broncos quarterback in first AFL season Frank Tripucka, 85, who quarterbacked the Denver Broncos in their inaugural AFL season and later allowed his No. 18 to be unretired so Peyton Manning could wear it, died Thursday in Woodland Park,...
  • Police identify 1-year-old killed in Cherry Hill shooting; one arrest made

    Police identify 1-year-old killed in Cherry Hill shooting; one arrest made
    Three men wearing latex gloves, two in hooded sweat shirts, fired at least 16 shots as Rashaw Scott sat in the driver's seat of a parked red Chevrolet — his 16-month-old son, Carter, was in the back passenger seat — in what police say was a...
  • Dolly Parton talks 'Blue Smoke' album, tour, Imagination Library

    Dolly Parton talks 'Blue Smoke' album, tour, Imagination Library
    Dolly Parton was a fireball of energy when she called for a quick 10-minute chat about her forthcoming album, “Blue Smoke,” and the companion tour that takes her to Australia in February and then across Europe next summer, with some U.S. dates...
  • Mourners cling to faith in 1-year-old's 'senseless' killing

    Mourners cling to faith in 1-year-old's 'senseless' killing
    An hour before the memorial service at First Apostolic Faith Church on Monday, a woman walked down the center aisle and stared into the 3-foot white casket surrounded by white flowers. She spent a full minute, head slightly cocked, before she wheeled...
  • Fox to partner with Andy Samberg's' the Lonely Island rap group

    Fox to partner with Andy Samberg's' the Lonely Island rap group
    Fox Broadcasting is going into business with the Lonely Island, the hugely popular comedic rap band featuring Andy Samberg and childhood friends Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone. Fox announced the development deal Monday at the Television Critics Assn....
  • Wanda Coleman dies at 67; Watts native, L.A.'s unofficial poet laureate

    Wanda Coleman dies at 67; Watts native, L.A.'s unofficial poet laureate
    With her dark skin and "unconkable kinky hair," Wanda Coleman found growing up in Los Angeles in the 1950s often felt like torture. "The stultifying intellectual loneliness of my 1950s and '60s upbringing was dictated by my looks," she wrote years...