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  • 'Selma' cast marches in Alabama; free screenings for students planned

    'Selma' cast marches in Alabama; free screenings for students planned
    Setting aside the perceived snub of "Selma"  in the Oscars nominations last week, director Ava DuVernay and producer Oprah Winfrey joined their cast and crew to march alongside local residents of Selma, Ala., on Sunday in celebration of Martin Luther King...
  • Chicago a global city but not home to global celebrities

    Chicago a global city but not home to global celebrities
    Every year when awards season rolls around, the local media flutter with news of the Chicago connections. When the Amazon series "Transparent" won best TV comedy at the 2015 Golden Globes, loud note was taken of the fact that its creator, Jill Soloway,...
  • Bobbi Kristina Brown's turbulent life and its many mysteries

    Bobbi Kristina Brown's turbulent life and its many mysteries
    In the days since news broke that the daughter of Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Houston Brown, was found face down in a bathtub in her Georgia home, the world is realizing how little it knows about her, her family and friends, and her...
  • Group offers modern take for grieving widows

    Group offers modern take for grieving widows
    Carolyn Moor and her husband were both 36 years old the night he was thrown from his vehicle in a hit-and-run accident that killed him. It was Valentine's Day nearly 15 years ago. Suddenly a widow with two young children, Moor joined a support group for...
  • Ernie Banks truly a man for all seasons

    Ernie Banks truly a man for all seasons
    With a familiar glint in his eye and trademark grin on his face, Ernie Banks once revealed a recurring dream of him standing on a stage in Stockholm accepting the Nobel Peace Prize. A friend to presidents who once discussed poverty with Nelson Mandela...
  • A Mardi Gras gala, party with Oprah's makeup artist, more events

    A Mardi Gras gala, party with Oprah's makeup artist, more events
    Valentine posh Posh Essentials in Highland Park is throwing a special Valentine's Day party from 6 until 9 p.m. Feb. 12. On hand will be Oprah's makeup artist, Stella Mikhail, as well as custom spray tans, martinis, appetizers and much more. This...
  • Civil rights film 'Selma' a NAACP winner in ceremony that jabbed at other awards' black snubs

    The civil rights drama "Selma" won top honors at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took sharp notice of snubs of African-American artists and their work by the Oscars. "This is more than a movie," Oprah Winfrey, who was a "Selma" producer and...
  • NAACP Image Awards: Diversity, politics and a stunning 'Selma' snub

    NAACP Image Awards: Diversity, politics and a stunning 'Selma' snub
    Glitz and glamour were not the only things on the minds of celebrities at the 46th NAACP Image Awards on Friday. In kicking off the ceremony in Pasadena, which honors excellence in film, TV, film and literature by artists of color, host Anthony Anderson...
  • Winfrey on 'Selma' and the Oscars: Public response means the film has 'already won.'

    Oprah Winfrey is more than happy with how "Selma" has been received, no matter how few Oscar nominations. During a telephone interview Friday, Winfrey said that from the moment the civil rights movie she helped produce was given a standing ovation at its...
  • Oscars: Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey to present

    Oscars: Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey to present
    The Neil Patrick Harris High-Wire Act, also known as the 87th Oscars, has gained some major star power. Three-time Oscar-winner Meryl Streep and Oprah Winfrey will be presenters during the Feb. 22 telecast on ABC. Streep, a nominee for a record 19th...
  • The cupcake queen changed everything

    The cupcake queen changed everything
    The pastry chef: Candace Nelson At the festival: Nelson hosts Frost: A Sprinkles Wonderland from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at the Gale South Beach Rooftop, 1690 Collins Ave. Tickets, if still available, are $95. Claim to fame: The former...