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Broadway nostalgia packs theater
There wasn't an empty seat to be had as more than 200 people packed the Movies of Delray last week to see Chuck Prentiss, alias "Mr. Broadway," stage his Best of Jewish Broadway" nostalgia presentation. Prentiss, 79, who knows just about everything about Broadway musicals, and the many bygone stars and famous personalities from the showbiz world, travels to numerous retirement communities and other venues throughout South Florida presenting his nostalgic, one-man-show of old film clips, anecdotes and musical medleys that take a look back at the days of Hollywood and Broadway's "golden" era.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Los Angeles Times
All-star Sept. 28 George Harrison benefit moves to Fonda Theatre
George Harrison, left, shown with Bob Dylan during the 1971 Concert For Bangladesh, will be the honoree of an all-star musical tribute on Sept. 28 at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood.
20 People Who Became Highly Successful After Age 40
Twenty-somethings have a tendency to think that they need their lives figured out by 30, which can cause panic if their 30th birthday rolls around and their greatest aspirations seem far out of reach. But there are plenty of success stories that prove otherwise -- from celebrity chef Julia Child, who wrote her first cookbook at 50, to writer Harry Bernstein, who authored countless rejected books before getting his first hit at 96. Stan Lee created his first hit comic title, "The Fantastic Four," just shy of his 39th birthday.
BWW Reviews: Martin Céspedes Creates a Delightful Forever Plaid at Beck
Do you like close-harmonic singing? Are you harking back to experience the "good" old days? Do you like to escape from the stressful world and just "yak" at comedy shticks and revel in the ridiculous? Then the place for you to be is Beck Center where Cleveland's multi-award winning choreographer, Martin Cspedes, has added "creative director" to his rsum. "Forever Plaid" is a quirky, fun script, which takes the audience back to the 1950's, a time of innocence, songs with words you could understand and identify with, with an occasional rock-and roll ditty thrown in.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Montreal's 'Queen of Tap' on why dancing 'is a religion for me'
Now 78, Montrealer Ethel Bruneau has been tapdancing for 70 years and continues to teach the craft. "Listen to my feet," said John W. Bubbles, the father of rhythm tap dancing, "and I will tell you the story of my life."
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Comedian Joan Rivers still on life support - daughter
Comedian Joan Rivers remained on life support on Tuesday after being hospitalized in serious condition due to cardiac arrest, her daughter Melissa said.
It was 50 years ago today, the Beatles came to Philly to play
AS AUGUST 1964 melted into September, the city was just beginning to recover from the previous week's riots in North Philadelphia.
Appreciating a comic's journey
Audiences convulsing with laughter don't understand that comics and comedians face death every time they step in front of anything with a lens, a crowd, the guy making the corned beef sandwich on raisin toast, to-go, while they wait.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
5 explanations from comedians about Canadians in Hollywood
Since the first big breakthrough by Wayne & Shuster on the Ed Sullivan Show, Canadians have been comedy leaders in show biz, from the obvious to the obscure .
Thu Aug 28, 2014
NBC Bay Area
Joan Rivers Stops Breathing, Taken to NYC Hospital: Sources
Comedian Joan Rivers was taken to a Manhattan hospital after she stopped breathing while having throat surgery at a clinic in the city Thursday morning, multiple sources familiar with the situation say.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
In The Great Debate Over Beatles Vs. Elvis, Beatles are...
Now, fifty years after that iconic performance, John, Paul, George and Ringo, otherwise known as The Beatles, are America's favorite musician or band, moving up from a tie for third place in 2010.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Drum legend Terry Bozzio will roll into town with a big bang
Terry Bozzio may not be a household name, but chances are, you've marched to the beat of his drums over the years.
30 minutes that shook Milwaukee
As the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's only Milwaukee appearance nears, Milwaukee Public Television launches a 30-minute documentary about the Beatles' half-hour performance at the Milwaukee Arena, Sept.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Walrus Was Wrong; Paul is Alive and Well
I got to see The Cute Beatle in person and I feel like I had an out-of-body experience.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Los Angeles Times
The Beatles' 1963 cover of Barrett Strong's 'Money' made rock 'n' roll history and here's why
Greil Marcus writes that he first heard the Beatles' revelatory version of "Money " in early 1964, just days after the group's appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," shown here.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Bremerton man headed to Iowa Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame
The year was 1963. As an 8-year-old boy, growing up in a small town in Iowa, Lance DeMers would watch his two older brothers as they played in a rock band.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Woo-hoo! For "The Simpsons"
When "The Simpsons" debuted on Dec. 17, 1989, "The Cosby Show," then in the last of its amazing five-season run as the nation's No.
Music legends perform at Canton's Village Theater
Anyone who grew up with the jukebox classics of the 1960s gets a chance to relive those musical notes at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, when the '60s Music Legends tour plays the Village Theater at Cherry Hill.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Beatles Hollywood Bowl 50th Anniversary
The iconic Hollywood Bowl has seen it's share of milestones having been the setting and backdrop of some amazing events.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Beatles 50th anniversary TV special wins Creative Arts EmmyA Award
"The Beatles : The Night That Changed America," the tribute special to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show," won a Creative Arts EmmyA Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the ceremony held over the weekend, Variety reported Saturday.