Afghan Star: If you think American Idol contestants have nerve, you'll be amazed at the courage of these young Afghanis. The entrants to Afghan Idol risk life and limb simply by appearing on the show. This predicament persists even though the season finale is so popular that over a third of the nation's population tune in to watch.
This weekend, The Miracles Club will premier Nabeeh Mustafa and Floyd Cruse's "On Life's Term: The Middle Passage."
Kam's Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun The Bounty Hunter; Diary of a Wimpy Kid; Repo Men;The Runaways; Season of the Witch; City Island; The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo; Greenberg; Hubble 3D; Kimjongilia; Shutterbug; Vincere.
Members of the new African American theater company that brought Rocket Man to life are back with a production of August Wilson's Radio Golf in April.
Portland Playhouse presents the story of Harmond Wilks, who aspires to be Pittsburgh's first Black mayor. In his campaign to unite the racially divided city, he decides to transform the notoriously blighted Hill District.