The art of tolerance: 3 valley artists
The Desert SunThe art of tolerance: 3 valley artists explore immigrationThe Desert SunA new art gallery made a brilliant debut last week at the Tolerance Education Center in Rancho Mirage when it showcased the work of three Coachella Valley artists who bring cultural diversity, a refreshing international point of view and convivial ...
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 10:19 am
40-31: Best American movies of all time -
STLtoday.com40-31: Best American movies of all timeSTLtoday.comIt's not just that the Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers dances are spectacular, which they are, this is also the funniest of all the dance musicals. The songs are by Irving Berlin and include "Cheek to Cheek," "Isn't It a Lovely Day (to be Caught in the Rain ...
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 5:27 am
SRAPAS: 'A wonderfully diverse season' -
SRAPAS: 'A wonderfully diverse season'Greenville Daily ReflectorIt is tap, so it will look familiar, but this is way beyond the Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire kind of dance. It has some attitude and some spunk to it.” “It's the kind of movement where when you get done watching it, you're either exhausted or you ...
Posted on 16 September 2017 | 9:23 pm
National Trust head Helen Ghosh on Ruth
Financial TimesNational Trust head Helen Ghosh on Ruth Rendell and 'La La Land'Financial TimesGolden-age Hollywood musicals and 1930s Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers help you understand references in the film, such as Ryan Gosling swinging around a lamppost like Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain, and Emma Stone in front of the Arc de Triomphe ...
Posted on 16 September 2017 | 1:05 am
Sheffield Hallam Uni: Dancing ability is in
Daily MailSheffield Hallam Uni: Dancing ability is in your genes | Daily Mail ...Daily MailDr Geoff Ellis, Principal Lecturer in Statistics at Sheffield Hallam University, looked at the traits shared by 100 of the world's most successful professional ...and more »
Posted on 15 September 2017 | 7:16 am
Hugh Pickett’s huge memorabilia collection
(Prices don’t include Love’s 18-per-cent commission.) A set of gold cufflinks given to Pickett by his close friend Ginger Rogers went for $1,800, while a similar set given to Pickett by Mitzi Gaynor went for $1,200. The surprise was that much of the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:51 pm
Inside The Beverly Hilton’s Diamond
At the event, Lane showcased a dazzling retrospective of jewels worn by Hollywood royalty from Ginger Rogers to Angelina Jolie at events such as the Golden Globe Awards, Oscars and GRAMMY Awards. Six food-and-drink stations surrounded the Aqua Star pool ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:47 am
International Tap Festival: Forget Fred
Loulla-Mae Eleftheriou-Smith is a freelance reporter. She was nominated for business journalist of the year at the Press Gazette British Journalism Awards 2012 and her name is so long that she has a double-decker byline in print. Sat upstairs at Ronnie ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:52 am
What Ginger Rogers Has to Do With Women's
When I think about women's equality I often think about Ginger Rogers. Why? Ginger danced her way through movie musicals with Fred Astaire -- who was the bigger star. But a 1982 comic strip coined one of my favorite quotes about Fred and Ginger, "Sure he ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:35 am
The world’s a stage in Southern Oregon
Among the early performers was a 14-year-old dancer named Ginger Rogers. Years later she became famous as Fred Astaire’s dance partner and a Hollywood actress. When the theater was rebuilt in the 1990s, it was dubbed the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 5:29 pm