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Mar 06th

Joy Luck Amy

Joy Luck AmyBorn in Oakland, California on February 19, 1952 to immigrant parents from China, Amy Tan is an award-winning writer whose novel, The Joy Luck Club, was translated into 35 languages and adapted into a hit feature film. She resisted her mother's pressure to become a doctor and concert pianist.

"Finding Your Roots"

"Who are we, and where do we come from? The fundamental drive to answer these questions is at the heart of Finding Your Roots... As Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows us, the tools of cutting-edge genomics and deep genealogical research now allow us to learn more about our roots, looking further back in time than ever before.

Second season of 'Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.' to air on PBS

Second season of 'Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.' to air on PBSDEARBORN, Mich. – As fall arrives and new shows debut on the small screen, one television show in particular will allow viewers to learn more about the heritage and ancestries of 30 of today's leading entertainers, athletes, chefs and media personalities, including hip-hop superstar Nas and author Stephen King.


SELBY AVE JAZZ FESTSt. Paul was the place to be this past week as the 2014 Selby Avenue Jazz Fest once again brought together jazz enthusiasts from across the region to experience top national and local traditional and contemporary jazz performers.

"Death of a King"

"The question I attempt to answer in this book is simple: In his last year, what kind of man has Martin Luther King, Jr. become? In my view, he is a man whose true character has been misinterpreted, ignored, or forgotten. I want to remember—and bring to life—the essential truths about King in his final months before they are unremembered and irrecoverable.

Rollicking road comedy chronicles eccentric shrink's crazy quest for joy

Rollicking road comedy chronicles eccentric shrink's crazy quest for joyHector (Simon Pegg) is a funny duck, as they say. The eccentric neat freak is lucky to have a gorgeous girlfriend like Clara (Rosamund Pike) who's willing to put up with his odd requests, such as arranging everything in perfect order, from his socks to his sandwiches. He's even more fortunate to have a thriving psychiatric practice, given the barely-contained contempt he routinely exhibits for the folks lying on his couch.

"No Good Deed": Housewife and kids abducted by killer in edge of your seat thriller

It is usually a bad sign when a movie studio decides not to preview a picture for film critics. In the case of "No Good Deed," Screen Gems claimed that it was refraining from doing so in order to prevent the spoiling of a surprising plot twist. Well, the butler did it! (Just kidding.)
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