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‘MIB 3’ is one too many

‘MIB 3’ is one too many

Will Smith tries to squeeze another hit performance out of Agent J in ‘Men In Black 3.’ (Photos courtesy Columbia Pictures)by Dwight Brown
NNPA Film Critic

'Men In Black 3' (Two of four stars)

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Disco-legend Donna Summer dead at 63

Disco-legend Donna Summer dead at 63

Donna Summer – the Disco Queen – sings “What’s She Called” during her crowd-pleasing concert at the Memphis Botanic Garden in August, 2010. (Photo by Warren Roseborough)Disco-era R&B singer Donna Summer succumbed to her battle with cancer on May 17.

"Early this morning, we lost Donna Summer Sudano, a woman of many gifts, the greatest being her faith," said a statement from Universal Music, Summer's record label. "While we grieve her passing, we are at peace celebrating her extraordinary life and her continued legacy.

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Arsenio Hall back on track for his own TV show

Have you been watching Donald Trump's "Celebrity Apprentice?" If so, you've noticed that Arsenio Hall has been making some major noise. Well, as a result, three major networks have expressed interest in bringing Arsenio back to TV. No word on whether it would be a daytime or nighttime show. However, wouldn't it be great to have Arsenio back on TV?

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 05/24/2012

For movies opening May 25, 2012

BIG BUDGET FILMS

"Chernobyl Diaries" (R for violence, bloody images and pervasive profanity) Grisly horror flick about a half-dozen tourists who venture to the ghost town created by the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant meltdown where they end-up on the run

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GAP Band icon passionate about health education

GAP Band icon passionate about health education

A prostate cancer survivor, Charlie Wilson has teamed with Janssen Biotech to launch their Making Awareness A Priority (M.A.P.) program, which brings together leading voices in advocacy and health education through live events in select cities across the country. (Photos by Warren Roseborough)by Bobbi Booker
NNPA News Service

These days, Charlie Wilson talks to men and women about different life-uplifting things. He tries to sing the "right kinds of music" and make people feel happy and good.

"That's what I'm here for: I'm a messenger," said Wilson, a musical icon who broke out as a member of the Gap Band ("You Dropped A Bomb On Me," "Outstanding") in the '80s.

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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 05/18/2012

Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly previews - 05/18/2012

For movies opening May 18, 2012

BIG BUDGET FILMS

Rihanna (right) makes her acting debut as Petty Officer Cora Raikes in “Battleship.” (Courtesy photo)"Battleship" (PG-13 for profanity and intense violence) Screen adaptation of the Hasbro board game features an international fleet of ships which comes to the defense of the planet in the wake of an invasion by an alien armada. Starring Liam Neeson, Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Brooklyn Decker and Rihanna.

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