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  • Raven-Symone to Oprah: 'I'm an American. That's what I really mean.'

    Raven-Symone to Oprah: 'I'm an American. That's what I really mean.'
    Raven-Symone is an American, period, and let the labels stop there. While the 28-year-old actress did just tell Oprah Winfrey that she's in a relationship with a woman -- that after seeming to come out in August 2013 -- she also balked at being...
  • The gift of reading: give it to your kids [Commentary]

    The gift of reading: give it to your kids [Commentary]
    Now that the school year has begun, we have many questions: Is the new Core Curriculum good or bad? What about "No Child Left Behind"? How many remedial courses should a college student be allowed to take? Letter grades versus pass/fail? The questions and...
  • When a (faux) audition process becomes the movie itself

    When a (faux) audition process becomes the movie itself
    Over the years, Chicago-based filmmaker Stephen Cone has occasionally done freelance work running casting sessions for the local agency Paskal Rudnicke, which is frequently hired to find actors for commercials and TV guest spots. That experience —...
  • James Van Praagh: a medium with that 'Sixth Sense' comes to Easton

    He sees dead people, and he talks to them and they to him. The story of James Van Praagh is pretty intense. He's pretty intense. A 20-minute phone interview from his Colorado home — with Van Praagh talking in a heavy Bayside, Queens, accent, feels...
  • How Lupita Nyong'o got over believing 'dark skin is unacceptable'

    How Lupita Nyong'o got over believing 'dark skin is unacceptable'
    Lupita Nyong'o is again getting candid about her looks and is glad she's helping redefine the standards of beauty. The Oscar winner — and Glamour magazine's December cover girl — has had a whirlwind year punctuated with additional laurels...
  • Fashion world bids farewell to designer Oscar de la Renta

    The fashion world mourned the loss of one of its greatest designers on Monday at the private funeral of Oscar de la Renta, who died of cancer last month at 82. The tall Dominican-born de la Renta dressed New York socialites, Hollywood stars and...
  • Legendary author, survivor to speak

    Legendary author, survivor to speak
    Gerda Klein, a 90-year-old Medal of Freedom recipient, author, and Holocaust survivor, will speak at an event sponsored by inSIGHT Through Education, an organization that raises funds to teach the lessons of the Holocaust and other genocides, at 7:30 p.m....
  • What makes an author talk exciting. Really.

    What makes an author talk exciting. Really.
    Martin Amis walked slowly onto the auditorium stage of the Francis W. Parker School in Lincoln Park and stared grimly into the audience. He looked the part of the austere British novelist: gray suit, blue dress shirt, no tie, white hair swept back in thin...
  • Fiji has tropical charms for nearly any traveler's budget

    When people picture crystal-blue waters, talcum-like beaches, over-the-water huts, bluebird-colored skies and days spent in lounging in hammocks or snorkeling, they typically think of Bora Bora in French Polynesia. What many don't know is that Fiji is...
  • Tom Cruise Selling Telluride Home for $59 Million

    SELLER: Tom Cruise LOCATION: Telluride, CO PRICE: $59,000,000 SIZE: (approx.) 10,000 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: As was first revealed by the beaver busy celebrity property gossips at The Wall Street Journal, Tom Cruise put...
  • Oprah Winfrey's 'Selma' Set for First Look at AFI Fest

    AFI Fest has set a first-look at director Ava DuVernay's Civil Rights drama "Selma" on Nov. 11 at the Egyptian Theater. The event will include 30 minutes of footage from the film, which is set to open on Christmas, followed by a conversation with...