Patina Miller, Tony Award winner of the best actress in a musical category for her role in “Pippen,” left, Cicely Tyson, winner of the best actress in a play category for “The Trip to Bountiful”, center, and Billy Porter, winner of the best actor in a musical category for his role in “Kinky Boots,” pose with their awards in the press room at the 67th Annual Tony Awards, on Sunday, June 9, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) by Jocelyn Noveck AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — On a feel-good night for Broadway, it was only natural that the Tony award go to its most feel-good musical, the joyous “Kinky Boots.” But most everything about Sunday’s Tony telecast was warmhearted, from inspiring speeches about the theatrical community to the inspired antics of Neil Patrick Harris, who should officially be awarded the host job on a permanent basis.
Daily Archive: June 10, 2013
Terrilynn Monette by Chelsea J. Carter and Janet DiGiacomo (CNN) — A car with a body inside believed to be that of missing teacher Terrilynn Monette was found Saturday in a bayou in New Orleans, authorities said.
Former Miss America Erika Harold, 33, announces her plans to challenge first-term U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis in the 2014 Republican primary Tuesday, June 4, at Urbana High School in Urbana, Ill. (AP Photo/The News-Gazette, John Dixon) by Zenitha Prince (Afro.com)–A former Miss America now wants a seat in Congress.
In an April 6, 2013 photo Erynias Tribe bellydancers dance to the music of Juka Tribe at the Darter Festival in Railroad Park in Birmingham Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Mark Almond) by Jay Reeves BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — It feels like Birmingham finally is emerging from the shadows cast by the ugly racial violence of 1963.
France’s judoka Teddy Riner ponders a question during an interview in this Paris.(AP Photo/Francois Mori, file) PARIS (AP) — The Buddha Bar has fired a waitress for improper behavior toward Olympic champion judoka Teddy Riner, who lashed out about alleged racism at the upscale Paris bar-restaurant.
by Daryl Gale It was a horrific scene, a calamity of such proportion that the ramifications will be felt for years to come. Smoke, rubble, dust and death found its way to Center City Philadelphia, killing six and injuring numerous more.
Reality star Kim Kardashian walks the red carpet at the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. (CNN Phpto/Tom Larson/CNN)(CNN) — Kim Kardashian has spent much of her adult life in front of a camera – to various degrees of notoriety – but lately, the expectant reality star is sick of them.
Billy Porter accepts his award for best actor in a musical at the 67th Annual Tony Awards, on Sunday, June 9, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh native Billy Porter, who plays a fierce drag queen in “Kinky Boots,” has strutted off with the Tony Award for best actor in a musical.