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    Legendary singer, actress and icon Lena Horne dead at 92

    Type: Article | Date: Monday, May 10, 2010

    Jazz singer, movie pioneer, Broadway superstar, recording artist and civil rights pioneer
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    Music Power Rankings: Terra Firma, EMI land on solid ground

    Type: Post | Date: Saturday, May 15, 2010

    Eminem, 'Eclipse' and 'Ellen' make this week's list too
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    Amy Adams, Cate Blanchett, Joaquin Phoenix attend Philip Seymour Hoffman wake

    Type: Article | Date: Friday, Feb 7, 2014

    Private funeral set for Friday
  • The Wiz - DVD

    Type: Event | Date: Sunday, Nov 1, 2009

    Sidney Lumet's The Wiz is the film version of the popular Broadway musical that retells the events of L. Frank Baum's classic novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz through the eyes of a young African-American kindergarten teacher who's "never been below 125th Street." Leaving a large family dinner to chase her dog into a snowstorm, Dorothy (Diana Ross) is swept up by a cyclone and transplanted to the land of Oz -- which looks suspiciously like a skewed version of the run-down Manhattan of the late '70s. Landing on top of the Wicked Witch of the East, the puzzled Dorothy is greeted by munchkins who peel themselves from a graffiti mural and sing to her about the Wiz (Richard Pryor), a powerful wizard living in Emerald City who can help her get home. On her journey down the yellow brick road, she encounters a garbage-stuffed scarecrow (Michael Jackson) in a junkyard, a broken-down tin man (Nipsey Russell) caught in the decay of an old amusement park, and a cowardly lion (Ted Ross) posing as a stone statue outside a museum. The quartet tangles with a subway station that comes to life, a poppy den, and a gaggle of motorcycle henchman on their way to the Wiz -- who orders them to kill the Wicked Witch of the West (a sweatshop tyrant) before he will grant them their wishes. The Wiz has about double the large-scale production numbers of The Wizard of Oz (1939), with songs written and composed by Charlie Smalls. ~ Derek Armstrong, All Movie Guide
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    2014 Tony Awards Live-Blog

    Type: Post | Date: Sunday, Jun 8, 2014

    Hugh Jackman hosts, Neil Patrick Harris performs and theater's best are toasted
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    Recap: 'American Idol' - Top 4, take two: Now and Then

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

    What will Amber, Kree, Angie and Candice sing with the help of Harry Connick Jr.?
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    Live Blogging the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards

    Type: Post | Date: Sunday, Jan 30, 2011

    Who will take home the Actors? Follow along at home...
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    Khan is no more

    Type: Article | Date: Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009

    Iconic actor was best known for 'Fantasy Island' and portraying the greatest 'Star Trek' villain ever
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    Live blogging the 2011 Oscars

    Type: Post | Date: Sunday, Feb 27, 2011

    The good, the bad and the ugly from the 83rd Academy Awards