Monday, March 30, 2020
‘Parasite’ pulls off Oscar upset, winning four awards

‘Parasite’ pulls off Oscar upset, winning four awards

BY JOSH ROTTENBERG LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES — In a surprise upset and a historic milestone, director Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” — a darkly comic...
Hamilton

Disney to release ‘Hamilton’ movie in 2021

BY ASHLEY LEE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Disney is bringing moviegoers to the room where it happened. Specifically, to the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City...

Jay-Z tells why he sat during national anthem

BY MIKE ROSENSTEIN NJ.COM/TNS "Sorry folks, nothing to see here." That’s what Jay-Z is saying about his decision to sit during the national anthem before Super Bowl...
Aretha

Franklin family drama plays out in courtroom in latest estate hearing

BY BRIAN MCCOLLUM DETROIT FREE PRESS/TNS PONTIAC, Mich. — The battle over Aretha Franklin’s estate returned to court Tuesday, once again spotlighting the deepening cracks...

Orlando native nominated for NAACP Image Award

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER LOS ANGELES – Mykal Kilgore recently was named an Outstanding New Artist nominee for the 51st NAACP Image Awards. His 2019...

Netflix turns to first-time filmmakers for edge in streaming wars

BY JEN YAMATO AND WENDY LEE LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Stefon Bristol had a clear vision of his first feature project. As a graduate film student...
Kissy Simmons

Epcot festival features Broadway stars

The fourth annual Epcot International Festival of the Arts, a global celebration of visual, culinary and performing arts, continues through Feb. 24. The festival at...
Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys announces new album and world tour

BY GEORGE VARGA SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE/TNS Alicia Keys is wasting no time promoting her upcoming seventh studio album, “Alicia,” which will be released March 20. On...

Hurston festival starts Jan. 25 in Eatonville

The 31st annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities, referred to as Zora!, will take place from Jan. 25-Feb. 2.  The festival,...

Houston, B.I.G. lead slate of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

BY RANDY LEWIS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 class of inductees runs a gamut from shimmering R&B-laced pop and classic...