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NBC New York
Jennifer Holliday's Going to 'The Color Purple'all of that will change on Oct. 4, when the Tony winner will take on the role o
Jennifer Holliday's Going to 'The Color Purple'
NBC New York / Posted 5 hours ago
all of that will change on Oct. 4, when the Tony winner will take on the role of Shug Avery in the acclaimed revival of "The Color Purple." Holliday will take over the role from Heather Headley, who will depart the production Oct. 2. Headley had... Read more
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Philly.com
Can everyone-that means you trolls, and hackers-leave Leslie Jones alone?this is possible, but it appears as if Questlove had at least three free hours
Can everyone-that means you trolls, and hackers-leave Leslie Jones alone?
Philly.com / Posted 21 hours ago
this is possible, but it appears as if Questlove had at least three free hours left in his week. * Broadway's revival of The Color Purple" has cast Jennifer Holliday. The Tony- and Grammy-winning singer takes over the role of Shug Avery from... Read more
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Billboard
Gallant to Play Afropunk & Made in America; DJ Khaled & Friends Set for BMI Awards: R&B/Hip-Hop BriefsHolliday, Dreamgirls’ original Effie White, will return to Broadway on Oct. 4 a
Gallant to Play Afropunk & Made in America; DJ Khaled & Friends Set for BMI Awards: R&B/Hip-Hop Briefs
Billboard / Posted 23 hours ago
Holliday, Dreamgirls’ original Effie White, will return to Broadway on Oct. 4 as Shug Avery in Tony Award-winning musical The Color Purple. The Tony- and Grammy Award-winning actress/singer succeeds Heather Headley, who completes her run in the... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Jennifer Holliday To Join The Cast Of The Color Purpleknown for her role as Effie White, in the iconic Dreamgirls play will be joinin
Jennifer Holliday To Join The Cast Of The Color Purple
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 23 hours ago
known for her role as Effie White, in the iconic Dreamgirls play will be joining the cast of the Tony winning revival of The Color Purple. And like Hudson and Headley, Holliday will play the role of Shug Avery. Holliday will be joining the cast... Read more
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Crosscut
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's futuremore inclusive history education that serves to strengthen the entire community
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's future
Crosscut / Posted 23 hours ago
more inclusive history education that serves to strengthen the entire community.” “In addition to being a TONY nominated (The Color Purple) and Bessie Award winning (The Minstrel Show) choreographer, Donald Byrd has been the Artistic Director of... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Ravens Help Tackle City's Trash ProblemBALTIMORE (WJZ) — They might be huge fans of the color purple, but members of t
Ravens Help Tackle City's Trash Problem
CBS Baltimore / Posted 23 hours ago
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — They might be huge fans of the color purple, but members of the Ravens organization are hitting the streets to help Baltimore go green. As part of the team’s GamePlanEarth initiative, staff members are working with the community to... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Jennifer Holliday heading to Broadway for The Color PurpleJennifer Holliday is heading to Broadway to star in The Color Purple. The Tony
Jennifer Holliday heading to Broadway for The Color Purple
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
Jennifer Holliday is heading to Broadway to star in The Color Purple. The Tony and Grammy-winning singer is taking over the role of Shug Avery from Heather Headley in the production. Got about a million tingles as Jennifer Holliday joins our cast... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
The Color Purple brings Jennifer Holliday back to BroadwayBroadway's revival of The Color Purple has lured a real dream girl—Jennifer Hol
The Color Purple brings Jennifer Holliday back to Broadway
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
Broadway's revival of The Color Purple has lured a real dream girl—Jennifer Holliday. The Tony- and Grammy-winning singer takes over the role of Shug Avery from Heather Headley on Oct. 4. Headley took over from Jennifer Hudson at the Bernard B.... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on BroadwayNEW YORK (AP) - Broadway's revival of "The Color Purple" has lured a real dream
'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on Broadway
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK (AP) - Broadway's revival of "The Color Purple" has lured a real dream girl - Jennifer Holliday. The Tony- and Grammy-winning singer takes over the role of Shug Avery from Heather Headley on Oct. 4. Headley took over from Jennifer Hudson at... Read more
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The Seattle Times
'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on BroadwayNEW YORK (AP) — Broadway’s revival of “The Color Purple” has lured a real dream
'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on Broadway
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway’s revival of “The Color Purple” has lured a real dream girl — Jennifer Holliday. The Tony- and Grammy-winning singer takes over the role of Shug Avery from Heather Headley on Oct. 4. Headley took over from Jennifer Hudson at... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Jennifer Holliday to Return to Broadway in ‘The Color Purple’actress Jennifer Holliday will return to Broadway for the first time in 15 year
Jennifer Holliday to Return to Broadway in ‘The Color Purple’
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
actress Jennifer Holliday will return to Broadway for the first time in 15 years in the hit revival of the musical “The Color Purple,” the show’s producers announced on Wednesday. Holliday, who earned a Tony in 1982 for originating the... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on BroadwayNEW YORK (AP) - Broadway's revival of "The Color Purple" has lured a real dream
'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on Broadway
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK (AP) - Broadway's revival of "The Color Purple" has lured a real dream girl - Jennifer Holliday. The Tony- and Grammy-winning singer takes over the role of Shug Avery from Heather Headley on Oct. 4. Headley took over from Jennifer Hudson at... Read more
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KXXV Waco
'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on BroadwayNEW YORK (AP) - Broadway's revival of "The Color Purple" has lured a real dream
'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on Broadway
KXXV Waco / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK (AP) - Broadway's revival of "The Color Purple" has lured a real dream girl - Jennifer Holliday. The Tony- and Grammy-winning singer takes over the role of Shug Avery from Heather Headley on Oct. 4. Headley took over from Jennifer Hudson at... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Jennifer Holliday Returning to Broadway in 'The Color Purple'end a 15-year absence when she steps into the role of juke-joint singer Shug Av
Jennifer Holliday Returning to Broadway in 'The Color Purple'
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
end a 15-year absence when she steps into the role of juke-joint singer Shug Avery in the hit musical revival. Looks like The Color Purple will have some fresh box-office fuel in the fall. Jennifer Holliday, who blazed a path to stardom with her... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on BroadwayNEW YORK (AP) - Broadway's revival of "The Color Purple" has lured a real dream
'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on Broadway
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
NEW YORK (AP) - Broadway's revival of "The Color Purple" has lured a real dream girl - Jennifer Holliday. The Tony- and Grammy-winning singer takes over the role of Shug Avery from Heather Headley on Oct. 4. Headley took over from Jennifer Hudson at... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on BroadwayJennifer Holliday during an interview in Atlanta. Holliday will take over the r
'The Color Purple' lands Jennifer Holliday on Broadway
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Jennifer Holliday during an interview in Atlanta. Holliday will take over the role of Shug Avery from Heather Headley in "The Color Purple," on Oct. 4. less FILE - This Jan. 15, 2014 file photo shows actress and singer Jennifer Holliday during an... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Purple Heart parking spaces dedicatednew Purple Heart parking space. By Brooke FinchStaff Writerbfinch@cnjonline.co
Purple Heart parking spaces dedicated
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
new Purple Heart parking space. By Brooke FinchStaff Writerbfinch@cnjonline.com Clovis has a new reason to take pride in the color purple. City officials, Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce representatives, local veteran organizations and... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter begin Habitat work in Memphis with a devotionalpresident's son, Chip Carter, and his wife. • Actor Willard E. Pugh, a Memphis
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter begin Habitat work in Memphis with a devotional
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
president's son, Chip Carter, and his wife. • Actor Willard E. Pugh, a Memphis native, who has been in such movies as The Color Purple and Air Force One. • Kris Allen, winner of American Idol’s eighth season, and a native of Conway, Ark. •... Read more
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USA Today
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter begin Habitat work in Memphis with a devotionalpresident's son, Chip Carter, and his wife. • Actor Willard E. Pugh, a Memphis
Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter begin Habitat work in Memphis with a devotional
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
president's son, Chip Carter, and his wife. • Actor Willard E. Pugh, a Memphis native, who has been in such movies as The Color Purple and Air Force One. • Kris Allen, winner of American Idol’s eighth season, and a native of Conway, Ark. •... Read more
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Variety
Broadway Box Office: Sales Slip As ‘Finding Neverland’ Flies Awayshows registered unremarkable downgrades, but some drops were larger, as at a f
Broadway Box Office: Sales Slip As ‘Finding Neverland’ Flies Away
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
shows registered unremarkable downgrades, but some drops were larger, as at a few middle-of-the-chart shows such as “The Color Purple” ($609,638) and “The Humans” ($502,873), two Tony winners that slid by more than $100,000 each last... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Prodigious singing buoys up Fantasia’s uneven ‘rock and soul’ albumbut Fantasia’s eventful life has had its share of hits and misses—most notable
Prodigious singing buoys up Fantasia’s uneven ‘rock and soul’ album
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
but Fantasia’s eventful life has had its share of hits and misses—most notable of which were her forays into theater (“The Color Purple,” “After Midnight”), the romantic upheavals that led to her much-speculated-about suicide attempt in 2010,... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
What are Hillary and Trump reading? 10 books that shaped presidential thoughthopefuls, and the books that shaped them. Hillary Clinton -- Democratic Presid
What are Hillary and Trump reading? 10 books that shaped presidential thought
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 days ago
hopefuls, and the books that shaped them. Hillary Clinton -- Democratic Presidential candidate Clinton claims that "The Color Purple" is one of her favorite reads. Donald Trump -- Trump, the Republican presidential candidate, has reported... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Virginia M. Bettnerpaint-by-numbers, word search puzzles, country music, flower gardening, attendi
Virginia M. Bettner
SaukValley.com / Posted 5 days ago
paint-by-numbers, word search puzzles, country music, flower gardening, attending family sports activities, and the color purple. She is survived by sons, Douglas (Cathy) Bettner of Forreston, Kenneth (Joyce Bates) Bettner of Polo,... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Caldwell Night Rodeo stands up against domestic violenceCowboys and rodeo fans alike at the Caldwell Night Rodeo all wore the color pur
Caldwell Night Rodeo stands up against domestic violence
KIVI Boise / Posted 7 days ago
Cowboys and rodeo fans alike at the Caldwell Night Rodeo all wore the color purple to stand up against the domestic violence on Wednesday . It's called the Man Up Crusade and cowboys are riding to put an end to the crime. According to the Canyon... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Blake Shelton Apologizes for Homophobic and Racist TweetsHer first album went platinum, her second went gold and her third earned her a
Blake Shelton Apologizes for Homophobic and Racist Tweets
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Her first album went platinum, her second went gold and her third earned her a Grammy. She also starred on Broadway in "The Color Purple" and got her own VH1 reality show, "Fantasia for Real." "THE VOICE" - CYLE 3 - Cassadee Blake Pope: "The... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Sculptor Anish Kapoor among winners of Lennon Ono peace prizeits parts.” Inaugurated in 2002 and presented every two years, past winners of
Sculptor Anish Kapoor among winners of Lennon Ono peace prize
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
its parts.” Inaugurated in 2002 and presented every two years, past winners of the grant include Doctors Without Borders, The Color Purple author Alice Walker, Pussy Riot, and the late American peace activist Rachel Corrie. Russian feminist band... Read more
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heraldscotland
Sculptor Anish Kapoor among winners of Lennon Ono peace prizeits parts.” Inaugurated in 2002 and presented every two years, past winners of
Sculptor Anish Kapoor among winners of Lennon Ono peace prize
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
its parts.” Inaugurated in 2002 and presented every two years, past winners of the grant include Doctors Without Borders, The Color Purple author Alice Walker, Pussy Riot, and the late American peace activist Rachel Corrie. Russian feminist band... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sculptor Anish Kapoor among winners of Lennon Ono peace prizeits parts.” Inaugurated in 2002 and presented every two years, past winners of
Sculptor Anish Kapoor among winners of Lennon Ono peace prize
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
its parts.” Inaugurated in 2002 and presented every two years, past winners of the grant include Doctors Without Borders, The Color Purple author Alice Walker, Pussy Riot, and the late American peace activist Rachel Corrie. Russian feminist band... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Friends, family ask for support to honor fallen firefighterpurple ribbons outside their homes. Lolo Hotshots assistant superintendent Sha
Friends, family ask for support to honor fallen firefighter
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
purple ribbons outside their homes. Lolo Hotshots assistant superintendent Shaun Faiella worked with Justin Beebe. He says the color purple is used to honor any fallen wildland firefighter. Hotshots are widely regarded as some of the best of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Carpe Diem! Jason Sudeikis will lead stage play of Dead Poets Societystage stint will allow him to remain close to their New York City home Doyle -
Carpe Diem! Jason Sudeikis will lead stage play of Dead Poets Society
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
stage stint will allow him to remain close to their New York City home Doyle - who's fresh off winning a Tony Award for The Color Purple in the category for best revival of a musical - said in a statement that he and his colleagues at the... Read more
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NBC New York
Todrick Hall Returning to Broadway in 'Kinky Boots'Nov. 1 and ends March 5. Hal made his debut over 10 years ago as a replacement
Todrick Hall Returning to Broadway in 'Kinky Boots'
NBC New York / Posted 8 days ago
Nov. 1 and ends March 5. Hal made his debut over 10 years ago as a replacement in the original Broadway production of "The Color Purple." Stifled as a semifinalist on season 9 of "American Idol" and an ensemble track in "Memphis," the young... Read more
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Mashable
YouTuber Todrick Hall to step into Lola's heels for Broadway's 'Kinky Boots'and drag queen Lola. Hall — who was an American Idol finalist — is no stranger
YouTuber Todrick Hall to step into Lola's heels for Broadway's 'Kinky Boots'
Mashable / Posted 9 days ago
and drag queen Lola. Hall — who was an American Idol finalist — is no stranger to Broadway. He starred in Oprah Winfrey’s The Color Purple as well as the 2010 Tony Award-winning musical Memphis! However, the singer-songwriter-dancer-actor rose to... Read more
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New Now Next
Todrick Hall Joins Broadway's "Kinky Boots" As Lolawill appear later this month as a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars. He pr
Todrick Hall Joins Broadway's "Kinky Boots" As Lola
New Now Next / Posted 9 days ago
will appear later this month as a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars. He previously appeared on Broadway in shows like The Color Purple and Memphis, and of course has garnered millions on fans with his amazing original music videos... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Jason Sudeikis to Star in 'Dead Poets Society' on Stagewho brings a fresh perspective," said Doyle, who is currently represented on Br
Jason Sudeikis to Star in 'Dead Poets Society' on Stage
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
who brings a fresh perspective," said Doyle, who is currently represented on Broadway with his Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple. "All at CSC are delighted that he will be joining us for this unique venture." Sudeikis' upcoming screen... Read more
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Variety
Jason Sudeikis to Star in Off Broadway ‘Dead Poets Society’story for the stage. No further casting has been set for the play, to be direct
Jason Sudeikis to Star in Off Broadway ‘Dead Poets Society’
Variety / Posted 9 days ago
story for the stage. No further casting has been set for the play, to be directed by John Doyle, whose Broadway revival of “The Color Purple” nabbed two Tony Awards including the top trophy for revival. “Dead Poets” marks the start of the first CSC... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Annual rodeo fundraiser Saturday in New RaymerRilynn, age 7. Reagan is a pretty typical child in many ways. She likes animal
Annual rodeo fundraiser Saturday in New Raymer
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Rilynn, age 7. Reagan is a pretty typical child in many ways. She likes animals, especially horses, and absolutely loves the color purple. She has a contagious laugh with an ornery sense of humor and personality. However, a diagnosis when she was... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Paulette A. Yrjanathe Copper Country Humane Society. Paulette loved to spend time with the anima
Paulette A. Yrjana
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
the Copper Country Humane Society. Paulette loved to spend time with the animals, work on craft projects, gardening and the color purple. She also had been active with 4-H and TOPS. Preceding her in death was her husband, Art; her daughter,... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Annual rodeo fundraiser Saturday in New RaymerRilynn, age 7. Reagan is a pretty typical child in many ways. She likes animal
Annual rodeo fundraiser Saturday in New Raymer
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
Rilynn, age 7. Reagan is a pretty typical child in many ways. She likes animals, especially horses, and absolutely loves the color purple. She has a contagious laugh with an ornery sense of humor and personality. However, a diagnosis when she was... Read more
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NBC News
Tony-Winning Actor Leslie Odom, Jr. Non-Stop After Leaving 'Hamilton'himself stepping onto many more new ones. Cynthia Erivo, who won a Tony for he
Tony-Winning Actor Leslie Odom, Jr. Non-Stop After Leaving 'Hamilton'
NBC News / Posted 9 days ago
himself stepping onto many more new ones. Cynthia Erivo, who won a Tony for her performance in the Broadway revival of "The Color Purple," and Darren Criss were among those who attended Odom's album release concert at the McKittrick Hotel, soon... Read more
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Access Hollywood
Prince's Friends & Family Hold Private Memorial For Late Superstar - Exclusive DetailsMinnesota. The service, held at Prince's former residence, brought together 10
Prince's Friends & Family Hold Private Memorial For Late Superstar - Exclusive Details
Access Hollywood / Posted 9 days ago
Minnesota. The service, held at Prince's former residence, brought together 100 – 150 people, many of whom wore the color purple in the form of ties and hats in honor of late star's signature color, according to a guest in attendance.... Read more
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Variety
Broadway Box Office: Tony Champ ‘The Humans’ Has Best Week Yet(climbing to $999,632) and “Waitress” (steady at $990,128) fell just outside th
Broadway Box Office: Tony Champ ‘The Humans’ Has Best Week Yet
Variety / Posted 9 days ago
(climbing to $999,632) and “Waitress” (steady at $990,128) fell just outside the millionaire’s club for the week, while “The Color Purple” (slipping to $718,400) and “On Your Feet!” (rising to $703,403) were among the shows that land in the... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Kevin Kerby comes to White Water Tavern$10. David Bazan (formerly of Pedro the Lion) comes to Stickyz with Michael Nau
Kevin Kerby comes to White Water Tavern
Arkansas Times / Posted 11 days ago
$10. David Bazan (formerly of Pedro the Lion) comes to Stickyz with Michael Nau, 9 p.m., $15. Dogtown Film Series screens "The Color Purple," 7 p.m., Argenta Community Theater. FRIDAY 8/12 Acclaimed songwriter Jimmy "Daddy" Davis plays at South... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Georgia Military College student receives unexpected scholarshipfriend stepped in. That friend was Alice Walker, born and raised in Putnam Cou
Georgia Military College student receives unexpected scholarship
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 12 days ago
friend stepped in. That friend was Alice Walker, born and raised in Putnam County. She was an activist and the author of "The Color Purple." She donated a $1,500 scholarship to go towards Monroy's tuition. The two met at a round-table discussion... Read more
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The Christian Post
Michelle Williams Thanks God for 'Blessing' of Reprising Role in 'Aida'to say and yet be sweet about it. She knows the game [and how] to play it." Si
Michelle Williams Thanks God for 'Blessing' of Reprising Role in 'Aida'
The Christian Post / Posted 13 days ago
to say and yet be sweet about it. She knows the game [and how] to play it." Since then she has starred and appeared in "The Color Purple," "Chicago" and "Fela!" on Broadway. Still, the entertainer remained humble when reprising her role as... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
WEEKEND TENcall (501) 374-3761. 8 PURPLE The Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., No
WEEKEND TEN
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
call (501) 374-3761. 8 PURPLE The Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock, will screen the movie The Color Purple as part of its Dogtown Film Series, 7 p.m. today. Tickets are $5. Call (501) 353-1443 or visit... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Weekend Calendar$6. (501) 605-3251. Central Arkansas DOGTOWN FILM SERIES Argenta Community Th
Weekend Calendar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
$6. (501) 605-3251. Central Arkansas DOGTOWN FILM SERIES Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. The Color Purple, 7 p.m. today. Tickets: $5. argentacommunitytheater.org or (501) 353-1443. JAMES BOND MARATHON through... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Destined for stardom: Hot new faces of Chicago theateras Curtis in Porchlight Theatre's superb production of "Dreamgirls," Tom Collin
Destined for stardom: Hot new faces of Chicago theater
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
as Curtis in Porchlight Theatre's superb production of "Dreamgirls," Tom Collins in "Rent" at the Paramount Theatre and Harpo in the Mercury Theatre production of "The Color Purple." Coming up: "The Little Mermaid" at the Paramount Theatre in Au... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Dying man sees paedophile who abused him as a child finally brought to justiceused to warn the new lads about Mr Smallman. Over the year the memories would
Dying man sees paedophile who abused him as a child finally brought to justice
Manchester Evening News / Posted 15 days ago
used to warn the new lads about Mr Smallman. Over the year the memories would come back, watching television, films like the Color Purple. “I decided to come forward in 2014 after looking up Holmlea and seeing it had been named by abuse lawyers.... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
August 7 honors Purple Heart recipientsElijah Churchill of the Continental Army. He crossed Long Island Sound with his
August 7 honors Purple Heart recipients
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 17 days ago
Elijah Churchill of the Continental Army. He crossed Long Island Sound with his company and was awarded the badge. The color purple, said Bedrossian, signified royalty: Purple dye was expensive — the average person couldn’t afford a purple... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Almanac: Today is Purple Heart Appreciation DayElijah Churchill of the Continental Army. He crossed Long Island Sound with his
Almanac: Today is Purple Heart Appreciation Day
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 18 days ago
Elijah Churchill of the Continental Army. He crossed Long Island Sound with his company and was awarded the badge. The color purple, said Bedrossian, signified royalty: Purple dye was expensive -- the average person couldn't afford a purple... Read more
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