Spike Lee A new film version of the Gershwin folk opera âPorgy and Bess,â which played Broadway last season in a trimmed-down adaptation, is in the works, as first reported by Variety. Spike Lee later told IndieWire.com that he is in talks to direct it. A film version was made in 1959 directed by Otto Preminger and starring Sidney Poitier and Sammy Davis, Jr.
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Movie director Spike Lee talks with CNN's Anderson Cooper about NBA player Jason Collins' coming out.
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RED HOOK -- Wireless Internet, improved security and new buses are all headed for the school district following a vote in which a $48 million budget was also approved.
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RED HOOK -- Voters passed a $48 million budget and two propositions, one for transportation and one for capital improvements.
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The store is matching donations to Restore Red Hook up to $20,000. As promised, Fairway Market in Red Hook reopened this morning, with appearances from Mayor Bloomberg and even Miss America. The grocery store, which has been closed since Hurricane Sandy, is widely seen as a commercial linchpin in the waterfront neighborhood, and to help expedite recovery of its neighbors,...
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Repairs are coming along, but some fear that Red Hook — a place of pioneers and craftspeople who were artisanal before the word went mainstream — has become less desirable because of the storm.
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Along with a $48.4 million budget, Red Hook Central School District voters will be asked to approve a $7.5 million upgrade to the heating system at Mill Road School on Tuesday.
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It's time. Your weekend plans just got a lot better: The food vendors at Red Hook Park's ball fields are back, and that means huaraches from the Country Boys Truck, corn cakes from Solber Pupusas, and fresh watermelon juice from the Sosa Truck. The vendors will be serving street food every Saturday and Sunday until late October. Tomorrow's also the soft opening of the...
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The Red Hook Ferry is expanding its route to include an area ravaged by Superstorm Sandy that will run weekends throughout the summer, the city said Wednesday.
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The Lee County Commission ended talks to privatize emergency medical services Monday, but it left open the possibility of bringing in a company to...
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