Telluride Film Festival Announces Lineup Despite Cancellation Of This Year’s Labor Day Weekend Event

Telluride Film Festival’s shorts program includes a long shorts program; Student Prints, curated by Academy Award nominated writer, director, producer Gregory Nava; Calling Cards; and Great Expectations, both curated by Academy Award-winning writer, director, producer Barry Jenkins.

South Pasadena Unified School ‘Back 2 class South Pas’ Fundraiser Meets Goal

“When reopening becomes a reality, SPUSD will be faced with many health and safety considerations, and we must have a strong team of professionals in place to assist with the needs of our students, teachers, and staff,” said Yantz. “The federal, state and county laws and regulations are varied and we need medical professionals on […]

South Pasadena Unified School District Chromebook Checkout Schedule

The SPUSD Technology Department will be offering Chromebook Checkout from August 3-7 and on August 10 at the SPUSD District Office parking lot, 1020 El Centro Street, South Pasadena. Please enter the parking lot from Fairview Avenue and park in the rear lot. In order to control traffic and possible backups, you must use Diamond […]

Netflix fans convinced new film Work It looks very similar to old dance classics

One Netflix fan wrote on Twitter: “Not this just being the plot of the second bring it on movie. y’all are NOT slick. And”pls let my feet have swagger”…..y’all need to fire the whole writing team.”

Medical School Affiliates On Lack Of Diversity, Burden Of The ‘Minority Tax’

“We need to figure out a way to make sure that people who are coming in with a different perspective actually feel included,” Salles said. “Recruiting people who look different is a challenge but it’s not insurmountable — there are excellent candidates at every level. But those people come to the institution, and if the […]

Newly Formed Artists Film Group Sets ‘Pretty Little Liars’ Actor Drew Van Acker For Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Back Home’

“Back Home is a riveting thriller where the audience is always one step behind, guessing what will happen next. Director Mylrea’s vision can best be described as if Hitchcock made a modern sci-fi thriller where the audience delights in the created tension,” said Perkash. “We very much look forward to working with AFG to bring […]

Tennessee Serves As ‘Experiment’ In COVID-19 Safety In Schools

Ultimately, it’s up to local school officials to decide when and how to reopen schools, and the state’s two largest districts have opted to start virtually only in Memphis and Nashville. But the governor has used his bully pulpit to make his preferences clear. During this week’s hour-long press conference, Lee said the risks of […]

80% Of Memphis Parents Support School District’s Decision To Start Classes Online

School board member Michelle McKissak took to Twitter to express support for the all-virtual plan. “As a Shelby County Schools board member representing District 1 and as a mom of two children who had registered for in-person learning at SCS this year, I support 100% the decision to make learning All-Virtual. The science dictates that […]

‘My best pals!’ Normal People star Daisy Edgar-Jones shares sweet behind-the-scenes photos from filming with co-star Paul Mescal

A different user put: ‘Okay the BBC series #NormalPeople captures the atmosphere of the book so damn well I’ve never seen a TV show with this vibe idk how to use words but it’s somehow just like life ?? A true and beautiful adaptation this brings me so much joy.’ 

Parents Are Flocking to Virtual Schools and Homeschooling. They’ll Find a Minefield.

While virtual charters offer a greater level of oversight, and keep children in contact with professional teachers, educational outcomes aren’t exactly stellar, either. In Oklahoma, where a Republican governor has refused a mask mandate despite rising cases of COVID-19, one virtual charter school provides a useful case study. Epic Charter Schools is adding 1,000 new […]