Latest by Mark Kennedy

Published on August 20, 2020 - Page 3
NEW YORK — Tyler Perry has won awards from the NAACP and BET. Now he’s getting a big one from the Television Academy: He and his foundation are the...
Published on August 16, 2020 - Page 22
Imagine taking a little pill that could make you strong and vibrant, one that basically unlocks your yearning potential. No, not that pill. Get your...
Published on July 30, 2020 - Page 17
NEW YORK — Broadway seamstress Amy Micallef hasn’t put her talent on hold while theaters are shut. She’s been making unusual plush toys. Micallef...
Published on July 10, 2020 - Page 18
The revolution is finally being televised. The long-awaited live-capture of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical “Hamilton” is out on Disney+. The timing...
Published on June 14, 2020 - Page 14
NEW YORK — There’s a new crop of superheroes arriving on our TV this summer. But they’re only in elementary school. The PBS Kids’ animated series “...
Published on June 13, 2020 - Page 6
NEW YORK — An angry and emotional Dave Chappelle spoke on the killing of George Floyd in a surprise Netflix special, saying America was being...
Published on May 10, 2020 - Page 15
NEW YORK — Chris Evans’ latest TV project had a nice lure built in — he was able to stay close to his Boston-area home. “I got to sleep in my own...
Published on April 5, 2020 - Page 4
Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean on Me, ” “Lovely Day” and...
Published on March 13, 2020 - Page 9
Few films in recent memory arrive with a bigger target on its back than “The Hunt.” Our advice? Lower your weapons. The horror-thriller with a...
Published on March 8, 2020 - Page 35
NEW YORK — The new FX series “Devs” is set in the world of high tech. But creator Alex Garland wants you to choose to watch his show — really be...