Longtime Performer Flloyd on Goth Drag and
PapermagLongtime Performer Flloyd on Goth Drag and Sleeping in Parks with RuPaulPapermagWe stayed at the house of Ruth Polsky [who booked bands for the club Danceteria] and also the place of some woman who was a backup singer for Irene Cara. Ruth loved Ru. She had a scrapbook of all the rockers she'd slept with. You couldn't afford an ...
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 2:03 pm
Fame heading to Shrewsbury's Theatre Severn
shropshirestar.comFame heading to Shrewsbury's Theatre Severnshropshirestar.comThe title song sung by Irene Cara was a hit in the US but only topped the UK charts in 1982 when it was re-released to coincide with the UK debut of the follow-up television series – but it went to become the second biggest selling single of that year ...and more »
Posted on 16 June 2017 | 3:08 am
Drew Ryn of 'X Factor' Comes Full Circle
BillboardDrew Ryn of 'X Factor' Comes Full Circle With 'What A Feeling' Cover: PremiereBillboardRyn's rendition, premiering here on Billboard, strips down Irene Cara's 1983 release to just stark piano chords and breathy background vocals, showcasing her own soulful, stunning voice. Listening to the track, it's no surprise that Ryn was a top-six ...
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 11:02 am
The Unstoppable Cara Polsley - Yale News
Yale NewsThe Unstoppable Cara PolsleyYale NewsI'd especially like to thank Irene Peirano-Garrison, Egbert Bakker, Victor Bers, and Pauline LeVen of Classics; Judy York of the Resource Office on Disabilities; and Michael Goulet of Yale Health for their unwavering support. There are many other ...
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 9:02 am
Bending to the lure of dance - theday.com
theday.com (subscription)Bending to the lure of dancetheday.com (subscription)Many years back, somewhat of a fairy tale of a movie regarding a young woman craving to become a dancer hit the cinemas. It was called “Flashdance,” and audiences absolutely loved it. One of the key lyrics of the film's signature song, sung by Irene ...
Posted on 6 June 2017 | 6:26 am
A ‘Fame’ Screening in Central Park Draws
Directed by Alan Parker, who also made “Midnight Express” (1978) and “Mississippi Burning” (1988), “Fame” starred Anne Meara as a tenderhearted disciplinarian, Irene Cara (who also was a writer of the 1983 Oscar-winning title song “Flashdance
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:00 pm
WATCH: Esang, Ella, Zephanie wow with '80s
Elha Mae Nympha and Zephanie Dimaranan had the coaches on their feet as they took on dance hits from the ‘80s on the second day of the live shows on Sunday. The three girls sang “Flashdance What A Feeling” and “Fame” by Irene Cara.
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 5:32 am
Grammy-winner Daniel Sembello drowns in
He also wrote songs for Chaka Khan, Jeffrey Osborne, and Irene Cara, and produced records for other stars. His brother Michael won a Grammy for his contribution to the soundtrack of the 1983 movie Flashdance. Michael Sembello cowrote and performed the song ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 5:07 pm
From 'Footloose' to 'Dirty Dancing'; Best
The board enjoys it and Alex is seen joyously leaving from the audition. The song, “Flashdance… What a Feeling” by Irene Cara even won the 1983 Grammy for Best Pop Vocal performance and it stayed #1 on the US charts for six weeks! As a newcomer from ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 8:45 pm
Meet New Redskins Tight End D.J. Williams:
These often turn into 10-second skits as he tries to keep his eyes on the road. I particularly enjoyed his turn jamming to Irene Cara’s “Flashdance.” As if to live up to his name, Williams has also dabbled in becoming a DJ. While he was with the ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 4:26 am