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Music

Turn Off: Hearing Her Own Songs Would Spoil the Mood ...

Music:     The idea of being romantic to her own music causes Grammy-winning vocalist Patti Austin to make faces –- and I don’t mean the kind of ‘Love Faces’ that Trey Songz warbles about. The 60-year-old song stylist was ...
Movies

George Tillman Jr.: Eager to See a Resurgence in Black ...

In the late 1990s through the mid-2000s, there were a bevy of great films with African-American themes, and filmmaker George Tillman Jr. was responsible for ones like ‘Barbershop,’ ‘Soul Food,’ ‘Beauty Shop’ and ‘Roll Bounce.’ These days, Tyler Perry (‘For ...