Alvin Ailey's legacy as one of the world's premier choreographers endures through this performance of three signature works: "For Bird with Love," "Memoria" and "Witness." Gary DeLoatch dances the title role in the first piece, a Charlie Parker tribute; April Berry appears in the second piece, Ailey's love letter to friend Joyce Tisler; and Marilyn Banks dances the third number, a solo piece. Artistic director Judith Jamison introduces the works.
Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time protecting the man's young son.
John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation's capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage.
Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment.
A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat.