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Feb 8: Brooklyn History Maker, Lena Horne

Feb 8: Brooklyn History Maker, Lena Horne

Singer and actress Lena Calhoun Horne was born in Bedford Stuyvesant on June 30, 1917. All four of her grandparents were industrious members of Brooklyn’s black middle class. Her paternal grandparents, Edwin and Cora Horne, were early members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and in …

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Kaye Ballard Dead: ‘Mothers-in-Law’ Star Was 93

Kaye Ballard Dead: 'Mothers-in-Law' Star Was 93

A whiskey-voiced singer who was the first to record ‘Fly Me to the Moon,’ the Cleveland native also starred in the movies, on Broadway and in nightclubs. Kaye Ballard, the singer, actress and comedienne best known for starring as one of the meddling title characters on the 1960s NBC sitcom …

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‘Rent’ Live Star Injured During Dress Rehearsal

'Rent' Live Star Injured During Dress Rehearsal

Fox’s planned live broadcast of Rent — scheduled for Sunday night — has encountered a serious speed bump. Actor Brennin Hunt, who plays one of the male leads, Roger, in the musical, broke his right foot during Saturday’s dress rehearsal. The injury, which appeared to be serious, occurred ahead of …

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