In First Position, dancer-turned-filmmaker Bess Kargman seeks to challenge stereotypes about ballet dancers. Kargman says she didn't fear the challenges of being a first-time director because her subjects' stories were so compelling. IFC Films hide caption

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Young Dancers, Aiming For 'First Position'
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Andrew Love (left) and Wayne Jackson pose for a studio portrait in 1965. Gilles Petard/Redferns hide caption

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Andrew Love Of The Memphis Horns Has Died
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Bullying Movie Is Released With No Rating
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Puppeteer Basil Twist poses with Ballerina, the marionette at the center of a tragic love triangle in his adaptation of Petrushka. Doriane Raiman/NPR hide caption

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Basil Twist: A Genius, With Many A String Attached
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Isabella Dawis plays the protective 12-year-old Edith in the Mu Performing Arts production of Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them, by Rey Pamatmat. Michal Daniel/Mu Performing Arts hide caption

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'Edith Can Shoot' (And Knit A Family Together)
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Composer/lyricist Robert Sherman (left) and his brother Richard stand next to the car used in the 1968 film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The brothers wrote the songs for the movie, as well as a musical version that began running in 2002. Ezio Petersen/UPI/Landov hide caption

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Disney Songwriter Robert Sherman Has Died
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Not long after it was unveiled in 2011, controversy erupted over the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Critics argued that one of King's quotes had been paraphrased in a way that altered its meaning. In January, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the mistake would be fixed. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Quote On MLK Memorial To Be Fixed, But How?
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Jordan Peele (left) plays President Obama and Keegan-Michael Key (right) plays his "anger translator" in a sketch from Key & Peele, premiering Jan. 31 on Comedy Central. Comedy Central hide caption

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For 'Black Nerds Everywhere,' Two Comedy Heroes
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Band leader Johnny Otis poses for a portrait in surrounded by "The Jelly Roll" records in 1947.

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Johnny Otis, Rhythm And Blues Pioneer, Has Died
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Is It OK To Leave A Show During Intermission?
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Eisenhower Family Objects To Design For Memorial
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Azhar Usman (left), Hari Kondabolu and Rajiv Satyal are heading to India for the Make Chai Not War comedy tour. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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State Department Sends 'Chai' Comedy Tour To India
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Oprah Winfrey talks to reporters during a press tour that followed the launch of her cable network, OWN, in January. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images hide caption

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Oprah Winfrey Network Still Finding Its Footing
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