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Colby Kelly works in the wardrobe department in the film industry. His pervious role was truck costumer for CBS Equalizer season three. COURTESY OF COLBY KELLY

Film costumer Colby Kelly blends career aspirations with the quest for happiness

Jenna Zaza, Arts and Culture Editor March 3, 2024

Colby Kelly hopped on the Zoom call with a smile stretching from ear to ear. He is a truck costumer responsible for managing and organizing costumes on film sets, ensuring actors’ comfort and overseeing...

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Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill draws strong responses

Jennifer Ojilere March 11, 2022
The Florida State Legislature passed the divisive "Don't Say Gay" measure, which limits what may be taught in classrooms about sexual orientation and gender identity. Activists have slammed the move, alleging that it will harm queer youth.
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Emmys play like a ‘Saturday Night Live’ episode

Melissa Azofeifa September 20, 2018
If you have ever enjoyed “Saturday Night Live,” you most likely would have enjoyed this Monday's live broadcast of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.
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Bill Hader kills in new HBO dark comedy “Barry”

Joseph Konig April 8, 2018
After a career of playing goofballs and caricatures, “Saturday Night Live” alumnus Bill Hader chose a distant deadpan and a somber tone for his new HBO dark comedy, “Barry.”
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Arcade Fire dance and dabble in new sounds

Jon Winkler October 30, 2013
Curiosity must have hit some people when they saw Arcade Fire perform for “Saturday Night Live” on Sept. 28. It was the first televised performance of Arcade Fire since they concluded the tour of their 2010 Grammy-winning tour de force “The Suburbs” and since they began a curious ad campaign behind their upcoming album. Something seemed very off: these were the faces of Arcade Fire, but no one could recall them in such a strange style.
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