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Posted on 17 February 2018 | 7:35 pm
FISH benefit concert set for March 9 - Daily
FISH benefit concert set for March 9Daily Record-NewsThe program will close with the choir joining the band to perform the popular Irving Berlin hit “Cheek to Cheek” composed for the 1935 Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers movie, Top Hat. Founded in 2011, the Ellensburg Big Band is an 18 member classic Swing ...
Posted on 17 February 2018 | 1:48 pm
Suzanne Somers' auction fizzles, but Palm
Suzanne Somers' auction fizzles, but Palm Springs compound ...Allentown Morning CallAfter shopping her Palm Springs compound for more than a decade, Suzanne Somers appeared on the cusp of selling her longtime desert retreat at auction last month. She must have had a change of heart. The actress-entrepreneur and her husband, producer ...
Posted on 17 February 2018 | 6:01 am
A history of protest dressing on the red
Telegraph.co.ukA history of protest dressing on the red carpetTelegraph.co.uk... swept Hollywood, and actresses are aiming to show their support of the Times Up charity, founded to fund legal costs for women pursuing charges against those who have committed sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. But using the world ...
Posted on 16 February 2018 | 9:44 am
Time's finally up for Hollywood's Lolita
The GuardianTime's finally up for Hollywood's Lolita complexThe GuardianBilly Wilder, a taboo-teaser by trade (witness the transvestism and gay coda in Some Like it Hot), was a specialist in age-disparity themes. Before his pairing of William Holden (39) and Gloria Swanson (51) as the gigolo-diva couple in Sunset Boulevard ...
Posted on 15 February 2018 | 10:03 pm
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