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For nearly 40 years, his Champions on Ice showcased Olympic stars like Michelle Kwan, Brian Boitano, Dorothy Hamill and Johnny Weir.
The Republican senator from Maine prides herself on her ability to work with everyone — which, increasingly, is a good way to make everyone furious.
Ms. Collins and her brother, Larry, billed as the Collins Kids, were stars before they were teenagers, regularly featured on television variety shows.
An author and architectural historian, she figured in the struggle to preserve West Harlem’s Morningside Park against encroachment by a growing campus.
Phil Collins is candid about the ups and downs in his new memoir, “Not Dead Yet.”
In nearly half a century of covering the sport, Mr. Collins broadcast from Wimbledon for NBC and wrote extensively for The Boston Globe.
New releases also include two albums from SK Kakraba, a xylophonist from Ghana; debuts from Ruby Amanfu and Miya Folick; and Kode9’s first solo album.
Best-sellling novelist Jackie Collins has died from breast cancer at the age of 77. Paul Chapman reports.
Ms. Collins’s sex-filled, escapist (and even once banned) fiction was devoured by tens of millions of readers.
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He first attracted attention with the band Television, a fixture of the New York punk rock scene. But his music wasn’t so easily categorized.
One of the last surviving Black pilots from that celebrated group, he was surrounded by an angry mob after parachuting from his P-51 over Austria during World War II.
With partners on NBC and then CBS, and with a rapid, opinionated style, he was heard during every N.C.A.A. men’s basketball tournament from 1975 to 2008.
“The virtual banishment of figuration and narrative from the vocabulary of so many thoughtful artists was one of the legacies of the modernists,” he said. “I never accepted this.”
He preferred to take pictures of ordinary people. But in events separated by six years, he took indelible pictures of two people who transcended celebrity.
He emphasized the basics of the Japanese martial art, and he encouraged his students to develop their own interpretations of it.