Friday, January 28, 2022

Arts and Entertainment

Photo of The Marvelettes, Wanda Young is in the front left.

Wanda Young, Member of Motown’s The Marvelettes, Dies at 78

Wanda Young, a member of Motown's chart-topping The Marvelettes, has died in suburban Detroit. She was 78. Associated Press Meta Ventress told The New York Times...

2021’s Notable Moments on TV

If a year can be accused of bait-and-switch, 2021 is fair game. It was reasonable to believe, or hope, that the pandemic would steadily...

Holiday reading: Five picks from a great year for African writing

By Peter Kimani, Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC) It’s been a great year for African writing, with Tanzania’s Abdulrazak Gurnah...

‘Summer of Soul,’ ‘Drive My Car’ make Oscars shortlist

By Lindsey Bahr, AP Film Writer Documentaries about Julia Child, “Black Woodstock,” the pandemic and The Velvet Underground and acclaimed international films like Japan’s “Drive...
Decorative holiday lights are displayed at the Cumberland Fair Grounds

Holiday Season Lights a Bright Spot Amid Pandemic Resurgence

The holiday season is shining brightly during the pandemic as businesses pour money into extravagant light shows to spread cheer. By David Sharp, Associated Press From...