Arts & Entertainment

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A Dutch composer dissects American media in "The News" opera

One of the most wildly inventive productions this reviewer has experienced in any medium for years.

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"Word Warrior" a good book on democratic media

"Word Warrior" is a remarkable contribution to the historical narrative and to our understanding of the long civil rights revolution.

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Is Star Wars Episode VII anti-white?

It would appear that there are some who are not very happy with Abrams wanting to increase the people of color as leads in the Science Fiction odyssey.

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Media exposés in new films “Spotlight” and “The Program”

"Spotlight" deals with the heavy subject matter of child abuse perpetrated by those posturing as Christians.

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Colleen McCullough, 77: obit insults author, draws outrage

The shockingly sexist obituary drew a collective groan of disgust, and readers, fans, and activists alike took to Twitter to defend the memory of the celebrated author.

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"Floyd Collins": heaps of social commentary on musical stage

One day in late January 1925, while searching out a new entrance to the underground,Floyd Collins  fell into a narrow crawlway, got trapped there, and ultimately died of starvation and exposure on Friday, February 13.

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Oscar and Progies: view of movies from left side of the aisle

Join People's World film critic Bill Meyer tonight via Google+ for a conversation on movies and social change.

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Jerry Lewis is alive, well, and performing

Lewis always seems to have unlimited energy. Despite numerous health problems over the years, he continues to carry as an entertainer.