Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Immense in arts and culture at Epcot’s Festival of the Arts

BY ALEXIA MCKAY FLORIDA COURIER In a time where celebration of diversity is needed more than ever in our country, Epcot at Walt Disney World in...

‘Bridgerton’ hardbacks selling for up to $800 online

BY JULIA BARAJAS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Following the Christmas Day release of “Bridgerton” on Netflix, demand for the books behind the series has skyrocketed — and...

Rappers Lil Wayne and Kodak Black get clemency

BY MARK KENNEDY ASSOCIATED PRESS Two rappers were among the entertainment figures included in a list of 140 people who were pardoned or had their...

BEST AND BRIGHTEST FILMS OF 2020

BY DWIGHT BROWN NNPA NEWS SERVICE 2020 kept us on our toes. Adapting became a way of life, especially for films and their fans. Part of...

How will Orlando, theme park capital, recover from 2020?

BY GABRIELLE RUSSON ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO — The year 2020 brought images of Orlando never seen before. Interstate 4, the eternally trafficclogged gateway to the theme parks,...

Obama reveals his favorite films and TV shows of 2020

BY NANCY DILLON NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Capping a year filled with horrendous headlines, former president Barack Obama is sharing his annual list of favorite films...

Cast reflects on Boseman’s ‘artistry and heart’

‘Ma Rainey’ was final screen performance for renowned actor BY JEN YAMATO LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS When Chadwick Boseman arrived in Pittsburgh in 2019 to film the August...

‘Farewell Amor’ a thoughtful, revealing look at immigrant life

BY DWIGHT BROWN NNPA NEWS WIRE Absence doesn’t always make the heart grow fonder. Sometimes the heart forgets. That’s the case in this very observant tale...

‘Princess Tiana’ and ‘Moana’ will get animated series on Disney+

BY ALEXIA MCKAY FLORIDA COURIER Our Disney prayers are answered. Princess Tiana and Moana are returning to the screen as an animated series from Pixar. According to the ...

FAMU law student hopes book will inspire kids to follow his path

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER ORLANDO – Okoye Morgan knew he wanted to be a lawyer in high school. After years of hard work and...