When Daily Variety covered the March on Washington, the banner headline the day after the historic civil rights event read, “March Tramples on D.C. Boxoffice; Showfolk Figure in Demonstration.” The…
Whoopi Goldberg has inked a deal with HBO for TV and homevid rights to her docu on comedian Moms Mabley, which marks Goldberg's directorial debut. "Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin' to Tell You,” produced…
After her 2008 documentary "Blessed Is the Match," Roberta Grossman covers an even broader swath of 20th-century Jewish history in "Hava Nagila (The Movie)," albeit far more lightheartedly.
Howard A. Roberts, a composer, conductor and musician whose wide-ranging activities included theater and TV work as a musical director, died March 10 in Chatsworth, Calif., of complications related…
An engrossing look at the life and career of South African singer and anti-apartheid activist Miriam Makeba.
A moving, enlightening celebration of singer, actor and social activist Harry Belafonte.
"MASH" TV thesp Mike Farrell joined "Bobby" co-star Harry Belafonte Nov. 11 in L.A. for a soiree hosted by ICM's Paul Alan Smith.
Harry Belafonte will receive the Applause Award at the Friars Foundation's annual Intl. Gala Dinner & Ball on Monday at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan.