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Will Bette Be At The Tony Awards?

New York Post Tonys seek a little Edge By MICHAEL RIEDEL Last Updated: 10:55 PM, May…

Catching Up With Mayim Bialik

Courier-Journal Ex-‘Blossom’ star explains Jewish parenting, the Bialik way May 29, 2011 Mayim Bialik, the actress…

Mister D’s Playlist Is Up (June 2011)

New music is up in Mister D’s Playlist featuring music from Lady Gaga, Nona Hendryx, Jennifer…

BetteBack: Not This One

Oregonian Not This One 1983-08-31

BetteBack: I Want To Be Alone

Roswell (N.M.) Daily Record No rest for the weary Tuesday, August 2, 1983 LOS ANGELES (AP)…

Video: Wind Beneath My Wings

BetteBack: Midler collapses during show

The Gazette Midler collapses during show Thursday, July 2 8 , 1 9 83 PONTIAC, Mich.…

What Happened?

Scallywag NYRP Picnic A Mystery, Journalists Told to Leave. BY Casey Jones I’m still trying to…

Cognacscorner NYRP GRACIE MANSION PICNIC Interviews

Bette Midler on Oprah (2008)

Chicago’s Marriott Theater To Stage “For The Boys” Musical

Chicago Tribune 2011 SUMMER STAGE GUIDE: Our Top-10 picks for the most promising shows by Chris…

“Trees are like good friends…”

Boston Metro Stars get green May 26, 2011 On Wednesday night, comedians Judy Gold, Sherri Shepherd…

Broadway musicians to protest pre-recorded music in ‘Priscilla’ Thursday

Los Angeles Times Broadway musicians to protest pre-recorded music in ‘Priscilla’ [Updated] May 26, 2011 |…

Cassie Hohn Stars In “BATHING IN BETTE” At The Winter Park Playhouse Orlando

East Orlando Sun Culture worthy of your calendar By Josh Garrick May 26, 2011 It takes…

Alfonso Quiroz at Bette Midler’s 2011 NYRP Spring Picnic

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Spring Picnic 2011

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The Village Of Millbrook

New York Post Mill it over By TINA TRASTER Last Updated: 10:38 PM, May 25, 2011…

Photo: Bette At The Spring Benefit 2011 (Thanks Daniela)

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New Film Version Of Gypsy Moves Forward With Streisand

New York Times Laurents Left Book, Play and Plan for ‘Gypsy’ Film By PATRICK HEALY In…

Priscilla Costume Designers Win Drama Desk Award

Aussie duo win Drama Desk Award The West Australian May 25, 2011, 10:20 am Oscar winning…

More On Spector Bio-Pic

HBO Watch Al Pacino, Bette Midler in for HBO Film Posted by Jacob Klein | Posted…

E-Books Outselling Printed Books?

Independent Mail More readers use e-readers Posted May 24, 2011 It was inevitable: Amazon.com announced last…

Bette Midler And Al Pacino To Star In Phil Spector Bio-Pic

Mister D: Yes it’s confirmed and no it’s not a musical…. The Wrap Bette Midler and…

Bette Midler joins HBO Films’ Spector project

Exclusive: Bette Midler has signed on for a lead role on HBO Films' in-development Phil Spector…

Video: In My Life

BetteBack: Midler To The Max

The Daily Herald Crowd gets maximum Midler Saturday, July 16, 1983 When Bette Midler performs, the folks…

Reminder: 10th annual Spring Picnic Wednesday

Liz Smith ON WEDNESDAY Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project celebrates their 10th annual Spring Picnic…

Donna Maxon To Receive ‘Heart of a Champion’ Award

Family foundation bestows ‘Heart of a Champion’ awards Published: Sunday, May 22, 2011 By Staten Island…

BetteBack: Bette Barred From Playing The “67”

Syracuse Herald-Journal Entertainers that draw ‘rowdies’ being barred Monday, May 30, 1983 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UPI) –…

Video: From A Distance

From A Distance

BorneoPost Face-to-face by Dunstan Chan. Posted on May 22, 2011, Sunday ‘FROM a distance’ is a…

Electronic Cigarette Company’s Memorial Day Offer Includes USO Donation

PRWeb Electronic Cigarette Company’s Memorial Day Offer Includes USO Donation Saturday, May 21, 2011 An electronic…

New York Cycling

Beezy riders Last Updated: 11:18 PM, May 20, 2011 Posted: 10:57 PM, May 20, 2011 START:…

Top Ten TV Farewells

Starpulse Top Ten TV Goodbyes: Who Makes The List? Jonathan Teigland May 20th, 2011 With Steve…

Video: My Favorite Waste Of Time

BetteBack: DeTour Starts Out Strong

Trenton Evening Times Newsmakers 3/3/1983

BetteBack: Whoosh

Trenton Evening Times Newsmakers Liz Smith 1983-01-25

“Big Business” Released On Blu-Ray

Creative Loafing Latest MST3K set, MGM classics among new home entertainment titles Published 05.17.11 By Matt…

10 Disturbing Kid’s Movies?

Popcrunch 10 Kids’ Movies That Are Actually Deeply Disturbing May 17th, 2011 by Julian Its difficult…

The Schoolyard Garden

Wall Street Journal A Garden Grows in a Schoolyard By MELANIE GRAYCE WEST May 13, 2011…

BetteBack: The Best Laid Plans

Pacific Stars and Stripes Hollywood Gossip Marilyn Beck WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 1983 THE BEST LAID PLANS:…

Video: Everyone’s So Sensitive

Bette Attends The Make Up Show In NYC This Morning

Here’s Bette Midler checking out The Makeup Show NYCs pro exhibitors! She”ll be exploring the floors…

Barbara Hershey

The Film Experience Take Three: Barbara Hershey Monday, May 16, 2011 at 2:06AM Craig Bloomfield Take…

Review: Cats And Dogs

www.lansingstatejournal.com Script makes ‘Cats & Dogs’ surprisingly entertaining Bill Goodykoontz Gannett “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge…

Regrets?

Mister D: This is an article I think I overlooked during the “Showgirls” days… Regrets? I’ve…

Adele – Another Bette Fan

Adele Kicks Off North American Tour With Emotional D.C. Show’I want to shoot a few f-ing…

Congrats To Nick Adams

The Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards are happening RIGHT NOW! Nick Adams just won Favorite Diva &…

‘Save Live Music On Broadway’ Campaign Launches; Attacks PRISCILLA

Broadway World ‘Save Live Music On Broadway’ Campaign Launches; Protests PRISCILLA by BWW News Desk A…

BetteBack: Nudity

Chronicle Telegram BY BOBTALBERT Feb 28, 1983 BETTE MIDLER, in Rolling Stone, on whether she’d ever…

BetteBack: Bette Makes Blackwell’s Worst Dressed List Of 1983

Hutchinson News Wed., Jan. 12, 1983 ‘Tootsie‘ makes worst dressed list H O L L Y…

More Priscilla Queen of the Desert Tickets To Go On Sale May 16

Image via Wikipedia Playbill Priscilla Queen of the Desert Tickets Will Be Available Through January 2012…

NYRP a Finalist in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good Program TODAY – Vote!

NYRP a Finalist in Toyota’s 100 Cars for Good Program TODAY posted on May 13, 2011…

Why Seeing “Bridesmaids” Is Important

Seeing “Bridesmaids” is a social responsibility How the fate of female-driven movies came to rest upon…

BetteBack: Ribbing Jane Fonda

The Register James Brady Thursday, Jan. 6, 1983 M I D L E R: RIB J…

Same Songs Other Voices Music Up

Image via Wikipedia Sorry this music feature was late, plus it’s slim pickins’ this time around…

The Great Female Buddy Movies (Thanks Andy!)

Moviefone No Men Needed: Great Female Buddy Movies By Gary Susman Posted May 11th 2011 5:30PM…

What’s Your Wedding Song?

WEDDING PROCESSIONAL ALTERNATIVES By Metro Published: 5/11/2011 11:20 AM Last Modified: 5/11/2011 11:20 AM Not every…

Video: Joe Franklin Remembers Bette Midler

Only 2 Weeks to Spring Picnic – Get Your Tickets Now

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Image Entertainment Brings “BETTE MIDLER: THE SHOWGIRL MUST GO ON” From the Vegas Stage into Homes

Image Entertainment, Inc. (OTCQB: DISK) has acquired the home entertainment and digital rights to BETTE MIDLER:…

The Paramount Theatre — 2011/12 Season (Thanks Jill)

Paramount Theater, Austin, TX IT’S JUST MY NATURE: A CONVERSATION WITH BETTE MIDLER  Wednesday, December 7,…

St. Joseph School’s celebrity auction

Written by Scott Cornell For the Poughkeepsie Journal MILLBROOK — From a jacket worn by Conan…

Hmmmm…What Does This Mean?

Austin360 Paramount annouces 2011-2012 season By Jeanne Claire van Ryzin | Friday, May 6, 2011, 12:10…

Video: No Jinx

BetteBack: The End Of 1982

“You’re only as good as your last picture” is one of those overworked Hollywood cliches with…

Video: Bette On Dave Letterman 1994

Bobbie Wygant Interviews Bette Midler

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NYC Is Going Green

Flip Flop: “Showgirl” DVD To Be Released This Summer (Confirmed)

Hey BetteHeads! Remember when I asked earlier this year about the “Showgirl” DVD being released….first it…

BetteBack: Bette Noire

Chronicle Telegram Andropov likes Susann, Midler hates Siegel Sat., Nov. 20, 1982 OUR FIRST talker is…

New Official Bette Site Is Up!

The new version of Bette’s official site is finally up! Check it out….Click Here

The Future Of Women In Comedy In Hollywood

IndieWire Why Bridesmaids Matters May 9, 2011 This feels like another cultural watershed moment for women…

Video: Bette Midler Food Revolution Callout

How Oprah’s Show Might End…

Who2 SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2011 Oprah’s Last Show: 14 Ways It Might End Oprah Winfrey‘s producers…

BetteBack: Back To Jinxed

Midler gives director big headache Winnipeg Free Press Thursday, October 14, 1982 Film director Don Siegel…

Letters to the President: ‘My mother’s eyes’

Reporter’s Note: We hear a lot about first ladies, but usually not so much about the…

Who Knows What Musto Knows…Streisand In Gypsy

Broadway World Streisand Still Set for GYPSY Film Says Musto by BWW News Desk Barbra Streisand…

BetteBack: Bette Begins Gathering “No Frills” Material

Planting Trees In Soundview

Better Midler Plants Trees in Soundview Your Nabe By Bill Weisbrod Friday, May 6, 2011 1:13…

Mister D’s Playlist Is Up

Features music by the late, great Phoebe Snow along with some vintage 80’s Lisa Hartman. Also…

“Hey Tony Committee, give me a call. I have something I want you to kiss!”

Bette Midler launched an amusing Twitter tirade against the Tony Awards committee earlier this afternoon when…

Catching Up With Richard Jay-Alexander

Broadway World Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Presents DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER by BWW News Desk Chris…

Video: For The Boys – Special Edit

Best And Worst Moms In Film History

Telegraph Journal Screen: With Mother’s Day coming up this weekend, here’s a look at the best…

Catching Up With Linda Hart

New York Post You’ve gotta have Hart By MICKI SIEGEL Last Updated: 2:14 AM, May 5,…

Tony Nominations: “Rude”

Broadway World Twitter Watch: Bette Midler on Tony Noms ‘RUDE!’ by BWW BroadwayWorld.com presents Twitter Watch,…

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BetteBack: Mud Will Be Flung

Trenton Evening Times 1982-09-07

BetteHead Chatter: NYRP T-Shirts Coming Soon

Kim: I wrote NYRP about the possiblilty of buying NYRP t-shirts and got this reply=== Kim,…

Ellen Willis: Out of the Vinyl Deeps: Ellen Willis on Rock Music

Vol 1 Brooklyn Ellen Willis and the art of no-bullshit rock writing Posted by Jason Diamond…

No More Special Tony Award

Huffington Post A Very Special Tony Award Cara Joy David Posted: 05/ 2/11 02:48 PM ET…

Reactions To Osama’s Death

Radar Online Celebs React To Osama bin Laden‘s Death By Lupe Created 05/02/2011 – 9:01am Everyone…

Bette TV Series And “Showgirl” (Thanks Dustin)

so i ran across this about a month ago.  i ordered it and just finished going…

A Look Back At Hocus Pocus Cast

Screen Junkies Hocus Pocus Cast Less than a minute ago by Breakstudios The “Hocus Pocus” cast…

NY Goes Green

NTDTV New York is Going Green: MillionTrees in NYC 2011-05-02 07:20 New York City is changing…

Bette To Visit “People In The Picture” Next Week

The National Ledger Dart Has ‘People in the Picture’ Opening, ‘Beaches‘ on the Way May 1,…

De-Friending Facebook

The BLB page and I have defriended Facebook due to information overload. We’re sorry if this…

New Music In BLB JukeBox

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Photos: Bette On The View

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