Monthly Archives: May 2012

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Spring Is Here! And It’s A Picnic For Bette Midler

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All professional photos by Jamie McCarthy and And Andy Kopra

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Spring Picnic Is Here!

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Songwriters Hall Of Fame Update!

Playbill Constantine Maroulis, Cheyenne Jackson and More Will Perform at the 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction By Michael Gioia
31 May 2012 

Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis (Rock of Ages, The Wedding Singer) and Cheyenne Jackson (Xanadu, All Shook Up, “Glee”) are among the performers that will take part in the 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame Annual Induction and Awards Dinner June 14 in NYC.

Also set to perform and/or present at the ceremony, which will be held in Times Square at the Marriott Marquis Hotel, are Meat Loaf (The Rocky Horror Show, Hair), Dave Grohl, Stevie Nicks, Kenny Rogers, Lyle Lovett, Emmylou Harris, L.P., Jerry Moss and Take 6. Read More

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Today’s The Day! The New York Restoration Projects’ Celebrity Spring Picnic!

Look To The Stars
By Steve Purcell on May 31, 2012

Today sees the New York Restoration Project’s annual Spring Picnic fundraiser, to be co-chaired by Adrian Grenier, Marisa Tomei and Tim Gunn, and attended by several other high-profile celebrities.

Founded by Bette Midler, the NYRP is a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming open space in underserved communities to create a greener, more sustainable New York City. In partnership with the City of New York, NYRP is also leading MillionTreesNYC – an initiative to plant and care for one million new trees throughout New York City’s five boroughs by 2017. Read More

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Video: Bette Midler – Delores Delago / Ukulele Lady (Live 1993)

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Organizations, Programs, and Resources Miss M Endorses….But Need Your Help!

Mister D: I’ve updated the “Per Miss M’s Request” category to include many of the organizations, programs, and resources Miss M endorses….if you can think of others, please let me know, but show me a link or something proving that she does….Here’s what I have now:

Adopt A Highway City Meals On Wheels Darfur: A Genocide Friends Of The Earth Global Green Green Dimes Handicap International Inform

Japan Earthquake Relief Fund Read More

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I’m Beautiful Damn It: Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston Celebrates Bette Midler, Saturday June 16, 2012

I’m Beautiful Damn It: Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston Celebrates Bette Midler, Saturday June 16, 2012
Jones Hall for the Performing Arts (615 Louisiana Street Houston, TX 77002)

Join the Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston as they pay tribute to one of the greatest singers of our time: the Divine Miss M herself, Bette Midler.

For I’m Beautiful Damn It: A Better Midler Bash, the Chorus has found a sensational Bette Midler impersonator to help them deliver rousing renditions of her best-known songs, from “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” to “The Rose” and beyond. Read More

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Thank You Brazil! Will Your Pee Play Back “Wind Beneath My Wings?”

Guitar Pee urinal: Be a bathroom rock god
by Amanda Kooser
May 30, 2012

In one of the latest signs of the impending apocalypse, Billboard Brasil has created a playable guitar/urinal that wails while you whiz.

When you gotta go, you gotta go. Sometimes, when you gotta go, you get to make beautiful music using an electric guitar urinal.

Guys need incentive to aim into the bowl, especially after a long night at the bar. Billboard Brasil created the Guitar Pee, an electric guitar/amplifier/urinal, to tour around Sao Paulo drinking establishments. Read More

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Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Please Help Fund New Web Series, “Child of the ’70s” Starring Bruce Vilanch And Michael Vaccaro

Mister D: Please don’t be scared off by the word funding…it’s very flexible…and it makes you feel like you’re part of SHOW BIZ!  Okay that’s my dream, but it would be cool !   To help out just CLICK HERE

Child of the ’70s

A brand new web series about what happens when a “Child of the ’70s” uproots his NYC life & gets a job in LA as a personal assistant to his favorite ’70s star?!

Here’s a brand new web series, CHILD OF THE ’70S! Created by Michael Vaccaro. Written by Michael Vaccaro & Terrence Moss. Read More

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Video: NYRP Founder Bette Midler Honored with the 2012 Doris Freedman Award

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