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  • Will Smith Book Club Teams Up With CAA for Ready Set Read Initiative January 7, 2022
    The Will Book Club (WBC), an initiative of the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation (WJSFF), announced today a new collaboration with the CAA Foundation’s Ready Set mentorship program. The initiative is designed to launch reading groups for its volunteers centered around the themes within Smith’s memoir, “Will by Will Smith.” Those themes include developing […]
  • The Weeknd Doubles Down on the ‘80s and Even Michael Jackson on the Upbeat ‘Dawn FM’: Album Review January 7, 2022
    The Weeknd’s music has always been based around a combination of light and darkness, as the truth-in-advertising title of his 2015 sophomore full-length album, “The Beauty Behind the Madness,” stated — love and hate, happiness and anger, hope and despair, and any number of other complimentary/ contradictory, yin-and-yang elements. That combination reached a new and […]
    Jem Aswad
  • Hollywood Honors Sidney Poitier: ‘One of the Greatest Actors of His Generation’ January 7, 2022
    Hollywood stars such as Tyler Perry, Whoopi Goldberg and Viola Davis took to social media on Friday to pay tribute to Sidney Poitier, who has died at 94. Poitier made history in 1964 when he became the first Black actor to win the Academy Award for best actor. Poitier starred in many trailblazing films, such […]
  • ‘The Boys’ Season 3 Finally Gets Premiere Date, First Footage Released January 7, 2022
    “The Boys” will be back in town this summer, Amazon’s Prime Video revealed Friday, along with the first footage from Season 3 of the Emmy-nominated superhero series. The third season of “The Boys” will launch with its first three episodes on Friday, June 3. Just like they did with Season 2, showrunner Eric Kripke and […]
    Jennifer Maas
  • Sidney Poitier, Oscar Winner Who Helped Tear Down Racial Barriers, Dies at 94 January 7, 2022
    Sidney Poitier, whose dignity and self-assertion ushered in a new era in the depiction of African-Americans in Hollywood films as the civil rights movement was remaking America, has died, a spokesperson for the Bahamian Prime Minister confirmed to Variety. He was the oldest living winner of the best actor Oscar — just one distinction in […]
    Carmel Dagan

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