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After Scott Rudin bullying exposé, there are mostly crickets

Apr. 09, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — How have Hollywood and Broadway responded to an exposé detailing routine abuse and bullying by producer Scott Rudin? Mostly, with crickets. The Hollywood Reporter’s cover story Wednesday on Rudin was, undoubtedly, a must-read...

'A reset button' — Black theater leaders push for change

Mar. 26, 2021 11:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — What's better than a powerful voice from the Black theater community singing about change? How about 13 such voices? Vanessa Williams, Billy Porter and Audra McDonald and other founding members of Black Theatre United have recorded the song and video...

Today in History

Mar. 24, 2021 01:28 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, March 24, the 83rd day of 2021. There are 282 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 24, 1976, the president of Argentina, Isabel Peron, was deposed by her...

Turner Classic Movies Festival heads to TCM and HBO Max

Mar. 10, 2021 11:05 AM EST

Don't worry about making the trip to Hollywood for the Turner Classic Movies Festival this year — it's coming straight to your living room. TCM said Wednesday that its 12th installment will run on both its cable channel and the HBO Max streaming service. The festival...

Film breathes new life into Historic Hampton House

Feb. 20, 2021 03:11 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — To successfully bring a stage play to the silver screen, the filmmaker must overcome the limitations of confined set. Denzel Washington did it with “Fences.” Sidney Lumet with “The Wiz.” Barry Jenkins with “Moonlight.” ...

Gov honors historian who found remains of Black soldiers

Feb. 20, 2021 00:05 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In 1987, just moments before bulldozers were about to plow a new road on the island, Charleston historian Robert Bohrn noticed something peculiar. Sticking out of the earth were the skeletal remains of 19 African American soldiers of the...