Monthly Archives: June 2011

Thursday, June 30, 2011

No Scandal Here! :-)

Bette Midler Denies Al Pacino Romance
POSTED ON JUNE 30, 2011 AT 8:56 AM

Bette Midler wants you to know that her and Al Pacino are not bumping uglies in the wee hours of the night.

Last month, HBO announced that Midler and Pacino were teaming up for a new film on the life of record executive Phil Spector.

We all know how the tabloids can get when you have two hot co-stars working on a project together, so Midler looked to start and end rumors of a romp with Pacino before they could even develop. Read More

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NYRP Helps Plant Seeds For The Future

Times Newsweekly
Honor Green Group For F.H. Park Project
by Robert Pozarycki

The New York Restoration Project’s (NYRP) efforts to bring more trees to Forest Hills and other neighborhoods across the city highlighted the Forest Hills Community and Civic Association’s (FHCCA) meeting last Tuesday, June 14, at Continental Post 1424.

Pauli Evanson and Brian Ross of the non profit beautification group spoke about the organization’s work to renovate neglected park spaces across the city over the last 16 years and its participation in the city’s Mil lionTreesNYC Program to plant new timber on streets and open spaces around the five boroughs. Read More

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New York One Of Top ‘Green’ Cities: Thanks Bette Midler, NYRP, And MillionTreesNYC

San Francisco tops list of ‘green’ cities in survey
By Wendy Koch and Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY

On trash day in San Francisco, bins in three colors line the streets, each with a different purpose.

Norcal Waste worker Manuel Vera moves a bins with compostable materials while collecting recyclables in a Sunset district neighborhood in San Francisco.

The city requires residents to put recyclable materials into a blue bin, compostables into a green one and regular old garbarge into a black one. Read More

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Photo: “Valentino : Thirty Years of Magic” 1992

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Photo: And I Am Just A Fruit

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Video: In The Mood – Delores Delago 1984

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BetteBack: Bette Wants To Make A Bio-Pic 1984

Winnipeg Free Press
Wednesday, November 21, 1984

Bette Midler is another singer with plans for a life-and-times movie about a g l a m or
q uee n.  She w a n ts to do the l i fe of ’30s and ’40s bandleader Ina Ray Hutton, best known — apart from her music — f o r changing gowns between sets.

She sang with the Tommy Dorsey band and had several incarnations of her own group. Walt Disney Studio is looking at the project. But no Mickey Mouse venture, this one.

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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Bette Midler, Cher, And Elton Induct Bob Mackie into ATAS Hall of Fame (2002)


NEW YORK, NY, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Legendary fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie is launching the first series of his fashion and costume illustrations for sale exclusively at and on the Bob Mackie Facebook Fanpage. The illustrations, curated from Mackie’s extensive archives, showcase Mackie’s exquisite, imaginative, whimsical and wonderfully glamorous designs over the past four decades.

The first series of reproductions, comprising 46 illustrations, are fine art gicleés, printed on archival stock, and sold stylishly matted and framed. Each illustration is available in two sizes, 14”x17” ($69) and 21”x25” ($179). Read More

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Photo: Bette And Martin Attend The Ballet

Bette Midler at American Ballet Theater Opening Performance – March 24, 1986
March 24, 1986 – Shrine Auditoruim
Los Angeles, California United States

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Video: Love Will Keep Us Together – Bette Midler And Neil Sedaka

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