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President of Beauty ~ Film-in-Progress by Henry Ferrini

In 2014 Lester Young will have been gone 55 years, yet this swinging star shines brightly in the film-in-progress. In the film, Sonny Rollins calls Lester “god”, and a god he was for many players who paid their dues at mid-Century. 118 more words

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Keys, Belafonte and Bassett Honor Ruby Dee At Star-Packed Memorial

Entertainment icon Ruby Dee was honored with an all-star memorial Saturday during in New York City.

The public home-going service, held at the Riverside Church in Upper Manhattan, attracted fans and celebrities , who celebrated the late actress/activist through songs and poems, according to… 134 more words

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Remembering Ruby Dee With Song & Dance In NYC

Ruby Dee, movie great, actress and civil rights activist was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a well attended Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song ‘Superwoman,’ Wynton Marsalis performed a number of moving  trumpet solos, and well-wisher were sent from her former co-star Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and the White House. 21 more words

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Ruby Dee Memorialized In NYC With Song And Dance

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a packed Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song “Superwoman,” Wynton Marsalis performed a stirring trumpet solo, and well-wishes were sent from Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and the White House. 684 more words

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Reflections: Washington as Bond?

There are those — this writer included — who are essentially opposed to introducing “Black versions” of people or things that have always been White. Megastar actor and two-time Oscar winner Denzel Washington apparently disagrees. 825 more words

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Music Mondays: Jump in the Line by Harry Belafonte


I think a good way to start the week is with a song that makes you want to jump up and dance on the bus in front of all of the people who are grumpy about Mondays. 48 more words

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