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  1. BWW Review: the Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream on at Stages Repertory TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 |

    ... out of water" when you consider the material, but the Wonderettes find a way to make Gloria Gaynor and Thelma Houston their own. Oddly enough it is the Karen Carpenter song that seems to lack soul, but otherwise the girls give these songs their due ...


  2. 'Marvelous Wonderettes' sequel is fun, brainless and just a touchRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 6 | Houston Chronicle

    ... Stroup's immense voice and McCurdy, playing a fierce, scorned woman, plunging to the ground during Thelma Houston's "Don't Leave Me This Way." Marvelous and wonderful! Not so marvelous, on the other hand, are the way the Wonderettes love cultural ...


  3. This day in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 |

    Today's birthdays: Rhythm-and-blues singer Thelma Houston is 73. Actress Robin Strasser is 71. Rock musician Bill Kreutzmann is 70. Rock musician Prairie Prince is 66. Movie writer-director Amy Heckerling is 64. Rock musician Phil Campbell is 55. Country musician Rick Schell is 53. Actress Traci Lords is 48. Singer Eagle-Eye Cherry is 45. Actor Taylor Abrahamse is 25. Actress Dylan Gelula is 22. In 1915, a German U-boat torpedoed and sank the British liner RMS Lusitania off the southern coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 people. In 1945, Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims , France, ending its role in World War II.


  4. Thelma Houston named grand marshal for Long Beach Pride ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Thelma Houston , the Grammy Award-winning singer of “Don't Leave Me This Way,” and Wendell James of the TV series “Raising Whitley” will be the grand marshals for the Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade on May 22. Houston, who grew up in Long Beach, has been long-time supporter of the LGBT community and said she's excited to return to Long Beach and appear in the parade. “We have been supporting each other for so long that I consider the LGBT community my family, and I love that fact that I can continue to give back,” Houston said in a statement announcing her as a grand marshal.


  5. Thelma Houston gets personal in new 'Motown' showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Years before Thelma Houston recorded the era-defining 1976 disco hit "Don't Leave Me This Way," she often opened for fellow Motown artists who had already conquered the pop charts. Even when the 1969 debut album "Sunshower" was released to glowing reviews, the Jimmy Webb-produced project for Capitol didn't yield a hit single, and Houston often felt audiences weren't connecting with her unfamiliar material.


  6. Aloe Blacc, Thelma Houston shine at Grammy celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 |

    ... immediately following the 58th Annual Grammy Awards . Performers included past Grammy nominees Aloe Blacc , Thelma Houston and DJ Michelle Pesce. Additionally, the Celebration's Jazz Lounge featured performances by two-time Grammy winner Arturo ...


  7. Toronto's lesbian club scene: looking backRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Xtra!

    ... with people enjoying the hits of the day - like Prince's "Erotic City," Whitney Houston's "So Emotional," or Thelma Houston's "Don't Leave Me This Way." It was also here that musician and local legend Carrie Chesnutt made a name for herself. Even ...


  8. Grammy Award Winning Music Legend Thelma Houston: Motown, Memories & Me! Set for Encore ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | PRLog US Entertainment

    Chris Isaacson Presents announces Grammy Award Winning music legend Thelma Houston: Motown, Memories & Me! live at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood. Two encore shows are set on Friday, April 29 & Saturday, April 30 At 8:30 PM.


  9. Chris Isaacson Presents' Spring Slate Set: Graham, Davis & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 |

    Chris Isaacson Presents has announced a full slate of spring entertainment, beginning with acclaimed British actor/singer Richard Shelton , followed by Grammy Award-winner and Zoolander 2 star Nathan Lee Graham , Grammy Award-winner and Motown legend Thelma Houston , Tony Award-nominated actress/singer Liz Callaway , and the inimitable song stylist Frenchie Davis . Richard Shelton is a Los Angeles-based British film, television, and theatre actor and acclaimed singer.


  10. I Always Wanted to Be Wonder WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The Huffington Post

    ... laugh and gossip, dancing in their tight jeans and wedged sandals, their long hair flowing down their backs. Thelma Houston's Don't Leave Me This Way became my mother's mantra that year, figuratively and literally. She sang and he left, and in ...


  11. McGee, friend 'felt like stars' during free trip to GrammysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Tribune-Star

    ... McGee (right) and his Terre Haute friend Dedrick Cosby (left) hang out with multi-time award-winning singer Thelma Houston during the Grammys "after party" Monday night in the Los Angeles Convention Center. Contributed photoWell-dressed man: Bernie ... 3 comments

  12. Flashback: See Glen Campbell Sing Allen Toussaint's 'Southern Nights'Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... and his second Number One single on the pop chart (following 1975's "Rhinestone Cowboy"), wedged in between Thelma Houston's disco hit "Don't Leave Me This Way" and the Eagles' "Hotel California" in the spring of 1977. Campbell performed the song on ...