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Monthly Archives: June 2014
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Bette Midler – Live at The Majestic Theatre (1980)
Bette Midler – De Tour Concert (Boston 1983)
Bette Midler – Continental Baths Concert (1971)
Bette Midler – Live at The Roxy (1977)
Bette Midler – Kiss My Brass Concert (2004)
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Mister D: I’ll be out of town for awhile without my computer, so I won’t be posting. My beautiful Aunt Sue, who helped raise me, has been taken off her feeding tubes. so it’s just a matter of days before she passes. She was a wonderful second mom to me.
Here’s the link: Click Here
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Santa Ana Orange County Register
December 10, 1985
Bette Midler seems to have found a home on the Disney lot where she recently made Touchstone’s “Down and Out inÂ Beverly Hills,” is set to start “Ruthless People” next month and expects to film her Ina Bay Hutton bio-pic in late 1986.
“It’s the best thing that ever happened to me,” she says of the film about the leader of the all-girl band of the ’30s and ’40s.
“It’ll be a full-blown musical.”
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Cumberland Sunday Times
November 24, 1985
BETTE MIDLER â€” Mud Will Be Flung Tonight – Atlantic 81291
â€” On this one, I will side with the do-no-wrong brigade.
Adults only, kids. Sorry. Bette, who has sold many records as a singer, turns comedienne here and the comedy is quite risque.
As a vocalist, she can belt ’em out with the best. As a comedienne, she can get gutter-low with the raunchiest of ’em!
Keep out of reach of children.
BetteBack: Roses – A Safe Bette
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Just got confirmation that Bette’s new CD is tentatively slated for a November release in the US and UK. Not sure about the rest! Xx
Bette’s asking for our help in her new fundraiser. Read about it in her tweet…just click on the link. You can donate as much as you can so you don’t have to break the bank:
â€” Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) June 24, 2014
Monday, June 23, 2014
San Diego Fringe Festival Presents MISS M SAVES THE UNIVERSE!, 7/5-12
by BWW News Des
June 22, 2014
Breakthrough Workshop Theatre, a rising San Diego-based educational theatre, announces the World Premiere of MISS M SAVES THE UNIVERSE!
This semi-autobiographical satirical fantasy travels through time as we experience significant breakthrough moments in the life of our protagonist. Along to assist is Miss M, a “divine” guardian angel inspired by the showbiz persona of the legendaryÂ Bette Midler.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Anderson Herald Bulletin
November 6, 1985
Q. We hear that a new movie is being planned on the life of Mae West. Who do you think is sexy enough to play her? â€” G.H.
A. Hollywood, sexually forthright these days, has plenty of actresses who can generate her on screen. But do they have that special off-hand humor of the late La West? That’s the question.
One famous director I know is seriously preparing Mae’s life story for the screen. He disclosed to me an interesting choice for the lead â€” none other than Bette Midler.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Midler draw laughs, tears
November 5, 1985
The most uproarious applause and most somber moment of a star-studded gala which raised Si.3 million to fight AIDS came during a comedy and musical routine by Bette Midler, who began her career singing before gay audiences.
Ms. Midler said Sunday she recently visited her former hangouts and found the “mood wasn’t quite the same. It’s like wartime.”
Performing before a predominately male audience of nearly 4,000 at the Metropolitan Opera House, the off-color humorist and singer said, “I remember all the friends I have lost in the war, and join my prayers with yours that it will be over soon.”
Friday, June 20, 2014
Bette Midler Searching for Partners in STAGES FOR SUCCESS INITIATIVE
by Louisa Brady
June 20, 2014
Bette MidlerÂ recently launched a program called the Stages for Success Initiative in association with The Jeckyl Foundation in hopes to raise money for schools with inadequate auditorium and rehearsal space. In 2012, the foundation completed renovation on a middle school in the South Bronx.
Read below for a message from Bette herself!
“A few years ago I launched the Stages for Success Initiative to modernize public school auditoriums in New York City, bringing much needed improvements to outdated and dysfunctional spaces. We’ve completed 3 schools so far, and we are hard at work on our next project in Far Rockaway, Queens, a community that was hit badly by Super Storm Sandy. But because there are so many more schools in need, I’m looking for generous partners to join my fundraising effort on CrowdRise. I will be matching every penny raised!