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Gregory Allen Howard, who wrote ‘Remember the Titans,’ dies at 70

NEW YORK (AP) — Screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard, who skillfully adapted stories of historical Black figures in “Remember the Titans” starring Denzel Washington, “Ali” with Will Smith and “Harriet” with Cynthia Erivo, has died. He was 70. Howard died Friday at a hospital in ...

Fiber art exhibit elicits ‘wow’ reaction

The Finlandia Gallery is open again, and the first show of 2023 is “Word Count,” by Bonnie Peterson who has made her home in Houghton since 2009. Back in the 1990s, people had about the same appetite for talking about Breast Cancer as we did for talking about Global Warming, ...

Writer to read, discuss trilogy at Heikinpäivä

Author Mark Munger, a regular contributor to the Finnish American Reporter, will be reading, discussing and signing copies of his Finnish American trilogy at North Wind Books at 601 Quincy St., Hancock, as part of Heikinpäivä on Saturday, Jan. 28, beginning at 1 p.m. A former prosecuting ...

‘Everything Everywhere’ tops Oscar nods with 11

NEW YORK — The multiverse-skipping sci-fi indie hit “Everything Everywhere All at Once” led nominations to the 95th Academy Awards as Hollywood heaped honors on big-screen spectacles like “Top Gun: Maverick” and “Avatar: The Way of Water” a year after a streaming service won ...

Reports: CSNY co-founder Crosby dies at 81

David Crosby, the brash rock musician who evolved from a baby-faced harmony singer with the Byrds to a mustachioed hippie superstar and an ongoing troubadour in Crosby, Stills, Nash & (sometimes) Young, has died at 81, several media outlets reported Thursday. The New York Times ...

After 2 virtual years, Sundance returns to the mountains

Randall Park made a pact with himself some years ago that he wouldn’t attend the Sundance Film Festival if he didn’t have a project there. But the “Fresh Off the Boat” star never imagined that his first time would be as a director and not as an actor. His adaptation of ...