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A Tribute to Sydney-Chanele Dawkins at Her Memorial Service on July 17, 2015 by Joel Markowitz

This is the eulogy I delivered at the the memorial service for DCMetroTheaterArts columnist and reviewer Sydney-Chanele Dawkins yesterday, July 17, 2015: To Aaron and Sydney-Chanele’s family and friends and colleagues who are here today – and to all of you gathered here today in this House of God – the staff of DCMetroTheaterArts and the DC […]

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Cinema Speak with Sydney-Chanele: Interview with Macy Gray, appearing at The Birchmere, October 7 with her ‘The Way Tour 2014’

For the past fifteen years, the unique, raspy voice and audacious style of Grammy Award winning Macy Gray has steadily released soulful, jazzy music becoming a beacon in the world of contemporary R&B. Known for her 1999 hit single, “I Try,” Macy Gray’s impressive catalog of work is filled with highlights. She has released six […]

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Cinema Speak with Sydney-Chanele: ‘Unscripted and Improvised – Roger Guenveur Smith, Discusses Making Movies & His Unparalleled Collaboration with Spike Lee’

Roger Guenveur Smith is a writer, director, and one of those enigmatic actors whose work continues to illuminate the international stage and screen. This classically trained Yale School of Drama artist is also a non-traditional playwright of numerous performance art one-man shows, and his Obie Award-winning solo portrayal of Black Panther leader Huey Newton in […]

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Cinema Speak with Sydney-Chanele: AFI DOCS FESTIVAL: Jennifer Grausman – ‘Art and Craft’

Cinema Speak with Sydney-Chanele is a new column that embraces the landscape of film, filmmakers, and film festivals. This will be a canvas where film reviews, and in-depth interviews into the filmmaking process will be shared, and the world of cinephiles will be celebrated. A dedicated space to cinema outside the mainstream, the emphasis of […]

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Cinema Speak with Sydney-Chanele: AFI DOCS FESTIVAL: Cheryl Furjanic – ‘Back on Board: Greg Louganis’

Cinema Speak with Sydney-Chanele is a new column that embraces the landscape of film, filmmakers, and film festivals.  This will be a canvas where film reviews, and in-depth interviews into the filmmaking process will be shared, and the world of cinephiles will be celebrated.  A dedicated space to cinema outside the mainstream, the emphasis of […]

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Cinema Speak with Sydney-Chanele: AFI Docs-Lucy Walker on “The Lion’s Mouth Opens”

Cinema Speak with Sydney-Chanele is a new column that embraces the landscape of film, filmmakers, and film festivals.  This will be a canvas where film reviews, and in-depth interviews into the filmmaking process will be shared, and the world of cinephiles will be celebrated.  A dedicated space to cinema outside the mainstream, the emphasis of […]

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