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Teaching Your Child About Jesus With the Help of a Nun

Lis Luwia | Posted 06.01.2016 | Parents
Lis Luwia

What do you imagine the life of a nun looks like? As a child, you might have imagined the lifestyle of a cloistered nun to be similar to Julie Andrews' whimsical life in the abbey in the Sound of Music. Basically, your definition of a cloistered nun would include a lot of praying, singing, and helping each other out.

Everyone's Favorite Singing Nun Steps Into A New Role

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.23.2015 | Religion

ROME (RNS) An Italian nun who shot to global fame by winning “The Voice of Italy” talent show is set to star in a stage production of the musical ...

Bola Taylor's Last Concert; Singer Teaches Her Fans How To Live & How To Die

Mark Joseph | Posted 09.12.2016 | Entertainment
Mark Joseph

Bola Taylor, a Jazz/Gospel singer who has spent the last 20 years of her life combining her musical talents with missionary work in Japan has announced that she has inoperable cancer and will be performing her final concert on September 21st after being discharged from the hospital.

'Sister Act' Remake Proves Hollywood Needs To Stop

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment

Yet another example of Hollywood's complete lack of originality shines through with a remake of "Sister Act," which is currently in the works at Disne...

Alright, I Have Bad Taste

Anthony Romeo | Posted 02.21.2015 | Comedy
Anthony Romeo

It's practically 2015, and we mustn't forget the Tiffany Pollards and Brooklyns of the world. It was the perfectly highlighted and coiffed Todd Chrisley who said, "You don't ever go out of the house with your snapdragon snappin.'" I will buy a round of beer for anyone who can translate that.

Here's What Sister Mary Robert From 'Sister Act' Looks Like Now | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment

Wendy Makkena is best known for playing the shy nun Mary Robert -- opposite Whoopi Goldberg as Deloris -- in the 1992 musical Comedy "Sister Act." Gue...

This Awesome New Reality Show Is Like Nun Other

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.24.2014 | TV

It used to be nun-ya business, but Lifetime is about to change all that. The cable network has announced that it is moving forward with "The Sister...

Whoopi Celebrates 58

Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment

Today marks the 58th birthday of the fabulous actress, comedian and talk show host, Whoopi Goldberg. Whether she was sporting an "O" or "X" on "Ho...

Sisters With a Very Cool Act Come to Pantages July 9-28 (SLIDESHOW)

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 09.09.2013 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

When critiquing, one is supposed to be reserved, to maintain credibility by not gushing and by pointing out the flaws as well as the high points of something. The problem is, I loved Sister Act at The Pantages.

In a City Near You...

Cara Joy David | Posted 09.11.2012 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

There is work worth seeing at regional theaters throughout the country. All throughout the country new plays are being produced, old ones revived. I can't properly express how important I think it is to support local theater.

Brennan Williams

What Changed Raven's Life On Broadway? | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.27.2012 | Black Voices

Last month actress and television producer Raven Symone made her Broadway debut as Deloris Van Cartier in the theatre adaption of "Sister Act." In add...

Brennan Williams

Raven: In Life, Don't Go For 'Shiny, Fake Gold Teeth' | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.29.2012 | Black Voices

Raven Symone has captivated national audiences since the tender age of 4, when she played the charming Olivia Kendall on "The Cosby Show." Since appea...

Raven Symone Shows Off Legs

Posted 03.28.2012 | Celebrity

Raven Symone was looking quite leggy at her "Sister Act" Broadway debut Tuesday night. After nailing her performance in the hit Great White Way musica...

Just Call Me Crazy: I Liked John Carter

Carine Fabius | Posted 05.26.2012 | Entertainment
Carine Fabius

"What? You and three other people?" That's what a friend of mine said when I told him I went to see John Carter.

New Report Claims Broadway Audience 'Whiter Than Ever'

Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts

A new report shows that Broadway's audience is becoming increasingly homogeneous. The 2010-11 season saw a large dip in foreign patrons, while caucasi...

Nun Sues, Says 'Sister Act' Was Her Idea

Posted 01.11.2012 | Entertainment

This is quite the unholy accusation. Just about two decades following the release of the smash-hit film, "Sister Act," a nun from Harlem is suing D...

How The Immaculata Womens Basketball Team Won The Nation

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 12.27.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

"The Mighty Macs" is about much more universal themes than athletics and sportsmanship. It's about the power of faith and the virtues of long-suffering, hard work and sacred friendship.

Brennan Williams

Chester Gregory Crosses Over With New Music And Mobile App | Brennan Williams | Posted 12.15.2011 | Black Voices

Chester Gregory has that ability of the truly talented to repeatedly eclipse his own success. The award-winning stage actor has appeared in some of th...

Fabulous Video, Baby

Cara Joy David | Posted 09.20.2011 | Home
Cara Joy David

As emphasis on new media continues to grow, "ordinary people" reviews are increasingly considered important. One indication of this is the Sister Act confessional in the Broadway Theatre lobby.

James and The Giant Peach Meets Josephine Baker and Bernadette Peters...

Freddie Gershon | Posted 09.19.2011 | Education
Freddie Gershon

This past January at the Broadway JR. Festival in Atlanta, approximately 2,500 young people from grade schools with their teachers and adjudicators we...

The World's Two Most Powerful Men In NYC Today

Posted 08.23.2011 | New York

The world's two most powerful men will both be in New York Thursday and city residents are bracing themselves for a special brand of "Obama-Bieber" gr...

UPDATE: Trey Parker, Matt Stone On 'The Daily Show'

The Huffington Post/AP | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.13.2011 | Denver

The Book of Mormon won nine Tony Awards earlier in the week including best musical, best director, and others. The satiric musical was a Broadway...

First Nighter: Tony Nominees Attend Press Meet-and-Greet

David Finkle | Posted 07.05.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

The 2011 Tony Award nominations were announced early Tuesday morning, which can only mean that the annual press meet-and-greet erupted -- or something like that -- not quite so early Wednesday morning.

Tribute to Whoopi Goldberg and African-American Actors -- Why We Need Black and Women's History Months

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 06.11.2011 | Media
Beverly Wettenstein

I was appalled by the Academy's egregious "oversight," omitting Goldberg from their Oscars retrospective. For the record, she has appeared in over 50 films.

Trent Edwards out, Ryan Fitzpatrick in

Alyssa Jung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alyssa Jung

Finally, by the grace of something, Chan Gailey announced that Trent Edwards would spend some indefinite, quality time on the bench and Ryan Fitzpatrick would suit up and hit the turf in the hopes that he would actually throw the ball down the field.