Tina Weymouth among those being inducted into Hall of Fame
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Rock musician Tina Weymouth, a founding member of the bands The Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club, is among three women being inducted this year into the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame.
Weymouth, who lives in Fairfield, will be honored on Monday along with Tony Award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose, a Bloomfield native, and ballerina Lucia Chase, who was from Waterbury, during a ceremony at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.
Diana Ross, John Legend set for Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade
NEW YORK (AP) — Diana Ross, John Legend, Bad Bunny, Kane Brown and Ella Mai will be among the stars celebrating at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
Macy's said Thursday that Martina McBride, Pentatonix, Rita Ora, Sugarland and Anika Noni Rose also will participate in the 92nd annual parade on Nov. 22.
The special will air at 9 a.m. EST on NBC's "Today" show.
Stars of college drama ‘The Quad’ reflect on own school days
For someone raised in a “bubble,” unable to be out in the world because of a rare medical condition, Maddy (Amandla Stenberg), the 18-year-old heroine of “Everything, Everything,” is remarkably well adjusted and optimistic.
Supervised by her widowed doctor mom Pauline (Anika Noni Rose, “The Good Wife”), Maddy is smart, well educated, a voracious reader and seemingly minus the emotional highs and lows that might be expected of a romantic teenager.
"Alien: Covenant" NEW
The crew of a colony ship makes a terrifying discovery after landing on what seems to be an uncharted paradise on the far side of the galaxy. With Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demian Bichir. Written by John Logan. Directed by Ridley Scott. (2:02) R.
Anika Noni Rose reflects on her freshman year in the Academy
Smart Rating: 86.23Genre: Children, Comedy, Adventure, Musical, Fantasy, AnimatedStarring: Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, Keith DavidHardworking and ambitious, Tiana (Anika Noni Rose) dreams of one day opening the finest restaurant in New Orleans. Her dream takes a slight detour when she meets Prince Naveen (Bruno Campos), who has been turned into an amphibian by evil Dr. Facilier. Mistaking her for a princess and hoping to break the spell, Naveen plants a kiss on poor Tiana -- thereby turning her into a frog as well. The pair hop along on an adventure through the bayous to seek the help of a powerful voodoo priestess.
Smart Rating: 87.75Genre: Musical, DramaStarring: Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, Eddie MurphyDeena (Beyoncé Knowles), Effie (Jennifer Hudson) and Lorrell (Anika Noni Rose) form a music trio called the Dreamettes. When ambitious manager Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie Foxx) spots the act at a talent show, he offers the chance of a lifetime, to be backup singers for a national star (Eddie Murphy). Taylor takes creative control of the group and eventually pushes the singers into the spotlight. However, one becomes the star, forcing another out, which teaches them about the high cost of fame.