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Mark Your Calendar: February 7th, CHISHOLM ’72 – Unbought & Unbossed

UC Riverside Graduate Directs Documentary on Shirley Chisholm “CHISHOLM ’72 – Unbought & Unbossed” to air…

The Time Machine: Mar. 1, 1976

Time.com People Mar. 1, 1976 It was a performance fit for the Queen of Kitsch. With…

25 Years Ago: Oscar Night, Johnny, Bette

Mister D: Bette actually was escorted to the Oscar’s by musician Chaz Sanford…I have a picture…

Mister Carson Gracious To Musicians As Well As Comedians

Carson Was Generous Host to Musicians Fri Jan 28, 2005 10:58 PM ET By Geoff Mayfield…

Today In History: January 28, 2005

January 28, 1985 The all-star band USA For Africa, inspired by the UK effort Band Aid…

Director Richard Jay-Alexander Working With Andrea McArdle

Playbill.com Andrea McArdle to Premiere New Show at Joe’s Pub By Andrew Gans January 28, 2005…

Second Bette Midler Show for Melbourne

Second Bette Midler Show for Melbourne Bette Midler by Paul Cashmere 28 January 2005 Bette Midler…

All This Confuses Me!!!

This comes from Bette’s “Official” Site. but the main date is wrong for Melbourne…should be the…

For The Bostonians: Schmoozing with Sophie (Thank You Lisa M.)

For The Bostonians: Schmoozing with Sophie (Thank You Lisa M.) BEHIND THE SCENES by DONNA NOVAK…

Australia Still Loves Bette: Sydney Sold Out!

Bette Midler Sells Out In Sydney Bette Midler from Kiss My Brass by Paul Cashmere 27…

Check Out “Miss T” in Hartford

`Miss T’ Enjoys Being Divine By AMY ELLIS LUNA Courant Staff Writer January 27 2005 Bette…

Odds and Ends

Those of you who would like to check out some of Johnny Carson’s work to buy:…

USA For Africa Reissue To Benefit Famine, Tsunami Aid, and AIDS

The Star Charity fest back on stage January 26, 2005 Los Angeles – We are the…

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.” —…

Co-Writer of “Laughing Matters”, Dead At 49

Playbill.com Dick Gallagher Award-Winning Off-Broadway Composer and Musical Director, Dead at 49 By Kenneth Jones January…

Bette on Australian TV Show Via Satellite: Thanks For The Report Alisha!!!!

An Australian resident, Alisha, was kind enough to give BLB the lowdown on “A Current Affair”…

USA Today Poll: What is your favorite Johnny Carson memory?

Bette is listed on the poll which will probably run just for today. To vote, please:…

Marc Shaiman Sheds Light On His Experience With Johnny Carson

Marc Shaiman Sheds Light On His Experience With Johnny Carson at Broadway World: To Read: Click…

Ms. Midler’s Statement On Johnny Carson

“Johnny Carson was the public face of American comedy for decades, but anyone who knew him…

Johnny Carson, 30-year king of late night TV, dead at 79 (Thanks Mark)

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Johnny Carson, the “Tonight Show” TV host who served America a smooth…

Let The PR Begin: Bette Interviews Hit Oz

The Sunday Mail Sexy? You Bette ANNA COCK 23jan05 APART from the cold, hard facts listed…

The Dark Truth Of The Delago-Spongebob Split-Up (Thanks Wanda)

Mister D: Well, it was shocking enough to hear Delores Delago break down during her hit…

NBC PRESENTS NEW BEHIND-THE-SCENES SPECIAL: ‘LIVE FROM NEW YORK: THE FIRST 5 YEARS OF SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’ ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20

NBC PRESENTS NEW BEHIND-THE-SCENES SPECIAL: ‘LIVE FROM NEW YORK: THE FIRST 5 YEARS OF SATURDAY NIGHT…

Time Machine: Jan. 19, 1976

Great Britain’s Princess Anne dresses like “a royal auto mechanic.” Rockmaster Elton John “would be the…

Mandy Moore Shows Her Midler Colors In Yet Another Interview

Mandy Moore: The actress, singer and–natch!–clothing designer (of the new Mblem T-shirt line) reveals a few…

Post Inaugaration Notes

I found Bush’s speech, to be frank, dumbfoundingly disturbing. Much to my amazement, so did some…

Time Machine: Apr. 14, 1975

“I come from a background where work is an honorable thing, and it finally got to…

James Matthews: What A Lovely Way To Burn

One of my favorite BetteHeads, James Matthews, whom I had the pleasure of meeting during Hulaween,…

Time Machine: Feb. 11, 1974

Mister D: For some reason I just can’t picture Bette at a boxing match! 🙂 Time.com…

In Honor Of Martin Luther King Day

Mister D: Everyone always brings up the “I Have A Dream Speech” each year, so I’m…

Australia: KMB Tix On Sale Now With Visa Preferred

CONCERT TICKETS: BETTE MIDLER: Brisbane Brisbane Entertainment Centre Friday 8 April 2005 BETTE MIDLER: Sydney (2…

More Aussie News!

Undercover News Australia Bette Midler To Tour Australia by Paul Cashmere 17 January 2005 Photo: Bette…

The Golden Globes: 01-16-05

Pssst!!! It’s me…Mister D! Be really quiet; can’t ya see Ms. M is sound asleep! Okay,…

Bette To Play Rod Laver Arena on April 18

Australia: Tickets priced $99 to $271.50 go on sale on January 27.

Let’s Talk: What To Do? What To Do?

Wow, this picture of me is over 30 years old…I think right around the time Songs…

Visa Preferred Seating : The Wait List For Austalia (Thanks so much Jan!!!)

If you feel like there’s a chance you can make the concert “Down Under” if it…

Sophie Tucker: Birthday Girl

Brandon T. wrote in to let us all know that today (January 13) is Sophie Tucker’s…

Mondo Beyondo Had Vision: Check Out “STOMP”

STOMP featured on ABC Sports, Sat. Jan 15 by BWW News Desk The international percussion sensation…

Beaches “Special Edition” DVD To Be Released (Thanks Addis)

Beaches Special Edition DVD ~ Bette Midler Average Customer Review: Release Date: April 26, 2005 Not…

Optical Oddities

20/20 Magazine Optical Oddities Lauren Siegal Have you ever heard of “Convertibles”? They are sunglasses equipped…

The Smile Train

“My specialty is making people laugh. So, when I heard that I could help a child…

TODAY’S IMDb POLL QUESTION IS:

TODAY’S IMDb POLL QUESTION IS: Which, um, less-than-stellar 2004 film are you most ashamed to admit…

Time Machine: Jan. 14, 1974

Time.com People Jan. 14, 1974 Hollywood Dress Designer Mr. Blackwell, who has made a name for…

Doggy Style

New York Daily News – http://www.nydailynews.com Canine couture By TINA BARRY Sunday, January 9th, 2005 Now…

From, Sara, A Divine Dutchie

Sara wishes everyone a Happy New Year from the Netherlands. She brings us news about Bette’s…

The Year Of The Cock — I Mean — Rooster!! (Thanks Mark!)

Rise and shine: In the Year of the (Wood) Rooster By Sheila Melissa A. Maniego Fireworks…

Winter Geology Walk In Fort Tryon Park

Saturday, January 8 The New York Restoration Project invites you to join us for a free…

Record Review: “Ouch” For Rod, “You Go Girl” For Bette

Entertainment Scene by Lloyd Carroll Queens’s Chronicle Correspondent January 06, 2005 Rod Stewart “Stardust” (The Great…

Time Machine: Sep. 10, 1973

Mister D: This article is from 1973…check out the last quote…weird, huh? Time Show Business “Trash…

“Gypsy” Being Re-Released On DVD

Gypsy is being re-released on DVD March 15, 2005. Looks like new artwork, too. You can…