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Review: Trans woman and her sister learn acceptance, love

Review: Trans woman and her sister learn acceptance, love

“My Sister: How One Sibling’s Transition Changed Us Both,” Bold Type Books, by Selenis Leyva and Marizol Leyva In alternating chapters, Selenis Leyva of “Orange is the New Black” and her sister, Marizol Leyva, tell the heart-wrenching story of Marizo
Review: Trans woman and her sister learn acceptance, love

Review: Trans woman and her sister learn acceptance, love

“My Sister: How One Sibling’s Transition Changed Us Both,” Bold Type Books, by Selenis Leyva and Marizol Leyva In alternating chapters, Selenis Leyva of “Orange is the New Black” and her sister, Marizol Leyva, tell the heart-wrenching story of Marizo
Prentice Penny puts a fresh spin on wine films in 'Uncorked'

Prentice Penny puts a fresh spin on wine films in 'Uncorked'

LOS ANGELES — In an early scene in Prentice Penny’s debut feature, “Uncorked,” his main character Elijah is trying to help a customer who doesn’t know much about wine find the right bottle. “Do you like hip hop?” he says. She does.
Prentice Penny puts a fresh spin on wine films in 'Uncorked'

Prentice Penny puts a fresh spin on wine films in 'Uncorked'

LOS ANGELES — In an early scene in Prentice Penny’s debut feature, “Uncorked,” his main character Elijah is trying to help a customer who doesn’t know much about wine find the right bottle. “Do you like hip hop?” he says. She does.
Review: Lukas Nelson offers outtakes, alternative versions

Review: Lukas Nelson offers outtakes, alternative versions

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, "Naked Garden" (Fantasy Records) Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real offer 10 outtakes and five alternative versions of songs that appeared on last year's “Turn Off the News (Build a Garden)” with their late
Chef Floyd Cardoz dies at 59 of coronavirus complications

Chef Floyd Cardoz dies at 59 of coronavirus complications

NEW YORK — Chef Floyd Cardoz, who competed on “Top Chef,” won “Top Chef Masters” and operated successful restaurants in both India and New York, died Wednesday of complications from the coronavirus, his company said in a statement. He was 59.
Review: `Kilo' paints a harrowing picture of cocaine trade

Review: `Kilo' paints a harrowing picture of cocaine trade

“Kilo: Inside the Deadliest Cocaine Cartels – From the Jungles to the Streets,” William Morrow/Harper Collins, by Toby Muse Recreational and party drug use in America rarely is portrayed as the terminus of a chain of pollution, human trafficking and
MLB airing 30 classic games digitally on PPD opening day

MLB airing 30 classic games digitally on PPD opening day

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball will air 30 games across its digital platforms Thursday, giving fans plenty of hardball to choose from on an opening day postponed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Review: Rollins' Sigma Force returns in `The Last Odyssey'

Review: Rollins' Sigma Force returns in `The Last Odyssey'

``The Last Odyssey,'' Morrow, by James Rollins In James Rollins' latest installment of the Sigma Force series, the force must solve a riddle going back centuries in order to save the modern world.
National Recording Registry adds albums by Dr. Dre, Selena

National Recording Registry adds albums by Dr. Dre, Selena

NEW YORK — Dr. Dre's classic debut rap album “The Chronic," Selena's sophomore release “Ven Conmigo" and the worldwide disco hit “Y.M.C.A." by the Village People are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry.