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Today in women’s history: Musical theater diva Julia Migenes is born

Julia Migenes, the American mezzo-soprano working primarily in musical theater repertoire, was born on this date.

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Seventy years since the end of WWII: "A Generation"

The struggle of Polish people after the invasion of Nazi Germany is portrayed well in this 1955 film.

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"The Americans": new episode tackles religion

God splashes into the storyline of "Born Again" in a big way, dragging along several major characters in His wake. 

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Today in women’s history: "A Raisin in the Sun" opens in 1959

The Lorraine Hansberry drama "A Raisin in the Sun" opened at New York City's Ethel Barrymore Theater on March 11, 1959.

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"Fugue": Tell Tchaikovsky the news - sexual atonality

It was with great interest that I attended the world premiere of the cleverly titled "Fugue."

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The stakes are high in third season of "The Americans"

In the latest episode we learn about the deadly craft of spying as it plays out in these damaged souls' lives. Targets, assets, friends, lovers, rivals.

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"Queen & Country": No time for sergeant-majors

In the extremely enjoyable Queen & Country legendary English director John Boorman treads familiar ground we've seen in various films.

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"Birdman," "Turner," "McFarland": Triple-header film review

My movie buddy and I didn't really mind seeing a movie about pretentious people, but we felt that the entire thing was pretentious.

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Spirit Awards for Indies; Academy Awards highlights

The 30th Film Independent Spirit Awards on Feb. 21, was held beneath an elaborate tent constructed at Santa Monica Beach.

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Selma: The real winner of every Oscar in sight

The crowd at the Academy Award ceremony stood and cheered. Somebody said that Selma stole the show. How true.

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