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  • Tazewell Thompson lends his seasoned touch to 'Ruined'

    Tazewell Thompson lends his seasoned touch to 'Ruined'
    Until this winter, Tazewell Thompson had made only one visit to Baltimore. In 1991, the New York-born and -based theater/opera director, not to mention playwright, was here as an audience member to attend a premiere of a play about Scott Joplin at Center Stage.
  • Oscars: Academy makes progress with 'American Sniper'

    Oscars: Academy makes progress with 'American Sniper'
    With the Oscar nominations, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has taken a lot of lumps for a lack of diversity. But the academy made a lot of progress this year in other ways. In putting up "American Sniper" for best picture, voters...

    Emmys 2014: Billy Crystal recalls departed friend Robin Williams

    Emmys 2014: Billy Crystal recalls departed friend Robin Williams
    At the 2013 Emmys, Robin Williams paid tribute to his recently departed friend and mentorĀ  Jonathan Winters, lauding Winters for his "comedy at the speed of thought." At this year's ceremony, Williams was tragically on the other end of such an homage,...

    Lionsgate's Codeblack Signs First-Look Deal with Datari Turner

    Lionsgate's Codeblack Films has signed a first-look deal with independent producer Datari Turner. Codeblack will have all distribution rights to Turner's microbudget film productions throughout the U.S. and Canada. Turner will produce all films through...

    Ruby Dee left legacy of theater and activism [Commentary]

    I was talking with friends recently about the passing this year of well-known people such as Dr. Maya Angelou and Amira Baraka when one brought up the loss last month of acclaimed actor, poet, playwright and Civil Rights activist Ruby Dee. He suggested...