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Danny Glover gives keynote for University of Bridgeport Commencement 2022

Flowers and trees aren’t the only things to start budding throughout Connecticut as spring settles into the state. High school and college graduations are also sprouting this time of year, and the University of Bridgeport’s 2022 commencement began the month by having a famous face usher its blossoming young professionals into the world.
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Danny Glover Honors British Multimedia Artist John Akomfrah At The New Museum Spring Gala

“John you have dazzled the empire of visual originality,” said Glover, who's been an admirer of the artist’s work for decades. After a three year hiatus, the New Museum welcomed back art lovers and patrons to its Spring Gala in New York City. Recent Academy Award winner Danny Glover was on hand to honor his dear friend John Akomfrah, a British artist and filmmaker whose show, “John Akomfrah: Signs of Empire,” was presented at the New Museum in 2018.
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Oscars celebrate Samuel L. Jackson, Elaine May, Liv Ullmann and Danny Glover

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Elaine May was the last to arrive and the first to leave at the Governors Awards on Friday in Los Angeles. Her fellow honorees, Samuel L. Jackson, Liv Ullmann and Danny Glover, all arrived hours earlier, each holding court at the Ray Dolby Ballroom, posing for photos and enjoying their moment amid the lead-up to the 94th Academy Awards.
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Subdued Governors Awards Hand Oscar Recognition to Samuel L. Jackson, Elaine May, Danny Glover, and Liv Ullmann

Click here to read the full article. Academy president David Rubin and Oscar show producer Will Packer clearly enjoyed escaping from the anxieties of this year’s Oscars for one relaxed evening, as this year’s postponed Governors Awards finally unfolded the Friday before the big night Sunday, in a low-key alternative Oscar universe. These awards used to be presented at the main Oscars, but were cut back in 2009 after it took a full 45 minutes to give them out. Now the Academy Awards ceremony displays a montage of the Governors Awards presentation. Usually the Governors Awards, voted on by the 53-member...
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Elaine May Brings the Laughs, Samuel L. Jackson and Danny Glover Bring the Tears at Governors Awards

Click here to read the full article. The Governors Awards, an annual event that presents Hollywood luminaries with honorary Oscar statuettes, is a reprieve, of sorts, from the awards season grind. Sure, there’s plenty of small talk and crudités to go around. But unlike most shows, which announce the winners in real time, this stop on the Oscar trail is void of a certain kind of anxiety. Recipients — this year’s batch consisted of Samuel L. Jackson, Elaine May and Liv Ullmann, as well as Danny Glover, who was awarded the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award — are revealed far in advance,...
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Danny Glover, Samuel L. Jackson and more to be honored at Governors Awards

Danny Glover, Samuel L. Jackson and Liv Ullmann and Elaine May will be honored Friday evening at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 12th Governors Awards.The event was originally scheduled for Jan. 15 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 surge. The award ceremony will be will held at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.Glover will receive the Academy's Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, while Jackson, Ullmann and May will receive honorary Oscars.Highlights from the event will be shown in Sunday's Academy Awards show.
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Oscars: Governors Awards Honor Samuel L. Jackson, Elaine May, Liv Ullmann and Danny Glover

Oscars weekend kicked off with an unusually cozy and loose Governors Awards show Friday night. Samuel L. Jackson,  Elaine May and Liv Ullmann were on hand to receive their honorary Oscars, and Danny Glover to receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, at the Academy’s 2022 Governors Awards in Hollywood. The scaled-down but still elegant awards show at the Ray Dolby Ballroom was absent the usual crush of would-be nominees campaigning. The non-televised event, which was produced by Jennifer Fox, had been planned as a gala dinner at the Fairmont Century Plaza hotel during the Oscar voting window in January, but was...
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Danny Glover Among Honorees at Pre-Oscar Governors Awards

Performers Danny Glover, Samuel L. Jackson and Liv Ullmann, along with writer/director/actress Elaine May will be honored Friday evening when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has its 12th Governors Awards. The scaled-back event — originally scheduled for Jan. 15 but postponed because of the COVID-19 surge —...
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