Arizona State University Unveils 'The Sidney Poitier New American Film School'The decision to name the school after Poitier, 93, is about 'much more than an emphasis on diversity, you're looking for an icon, a person that embodies everything you stand for'
NBC Shutting Down NBC Sports Network At End Of 2021The channel was launched by Comcast in 1995 as the Outdoor Life Network. It was best known for carrying the Tour de France until it acquired the NHL in 2005.
Broadcasting Giant Larry King Dies At 87King died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, his production company, Ora Media, tweeted. No cause of death was given, but a spokesperson said Jan. 4 that King had COVID-19
Detroit Actor Making A Name For Himself In Hollywood, Appearing In Season Premiere Of CW's 'All American'Detroit actor and Cass Tech graduate making name for himself in Hollywood. Will appear in the season premiere of CW's "All American."
A State Park On The Tip Of The Thumb Offers Geodesic Domes For Camping ExperiencesOn the tip of Michigan's thumb near Port Austin, sits Port Crescent State Park. The park features 3 miles of Sandy beach along Lake Huron and is home to a dark sky preserve for fire-side star gazing.
Pandemic-Era Mardi Gras: No Extravagant Balls And Parades, Still Plenty Of CakeThe Mardi Gras season always starts on Jan. 6 and ends on Fat Tuesday, which this year falls on Feb. 16.
Wayne Brady, Adam Lambert Starring In 'Ratatouille' MusicalTickets are on sale exclusively on TodayTix.com and are $5. Proceeds will benefit The Actors Fund, which aids entertainment industry workers.
Leslie West, Guitarist For Rock Band Mountain, Has Died At 75His spokesman Steve Karas said West died Wednesday in Palm Coast, Florida. Karas said West died from cardiac arrest after being rushed to the hospital.
Master Bluegrass Guitarist Tony Rice Dies At 69Rice died Friday at his home in Reidsville, North Carolina, according to International Bluegrass Music Association spokesperson Casey Campbell, who did not immediately provide additional details.
New Trial Date Set For R Kelly's Federal Child Pornography Trial In ChicagoThe 53-year-old R&B star has been behind bars since his arrest in July 2019 and two trial dates, for April and then October this year, were earlier struck.
Grammy Winning Country Singer K.T. Oslin Dies At 78Oslin became one of Nashville's most intriguing personalities, launching a country music career in her mid-40s and writing songs from a strong woman's perspective.