Monthly Archives: March 2018

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Rare Audio: Gone At Last – Bette Midler & Paul Simon – Rehearsal Demo 1973

Mister D: Here is a rehearsal demo of Bette and Paul Simon singing his song, “Gone At Last.” Probably why she sounds so subdued. This started the infamous feud between them. He decided to go a different direction with the song and replaced Bette with Phoebe Snow. Bette didn’t know about it until she heard it on the radio. She did however incorporate the song in her legendary show, Clams On The Half Shell. She and Paul Simon reconciled in 1984 during the recording of “We Are The World” They performed recently together as duet partners at one of the annual Children’s Health Fund benefit. Read More

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Bette Midler – The Magic Lady – Divine Madness

Bette Midler – The Magic Lady – Divine Madness

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Kipper Kids at The Kitchen – WCVA – MOCAtv – Age Restricted (Bette’s Husband Was One Of The Kipper Kids)

Harry and Harry Kipper, performance artists, stress the visual, the visceral, and the violent aspects of social rituals, with a feeling for the relationship between ordered social rituals and conventions and the festering violence that lies beneath the facade of mannered behavior. From silly but seriously performed rituals, the work progresses to ever more extreme actions.
Harry and Harry Kipper are portrayed by Brian Routh and Martin von Haselberg. Both artists attended E. 15 Drama School in London, and began performing together in 1971. Read More

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Bette Midler – Sister Act was written for Bette but she turned it down. This photo may be the only thing we have that comes close to her looking kind of like a nun LOL

Bette Midler – Sister Act was written for Bette but she turned it down. This photo may be the only thing we have that comes close to her looking kind of like a nun LOL

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Bette Midler ~ Millworker ~ Parkinson Show – 1978

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‘Beaches’ Musical Expected to Play London in 2019 Before Coming to Broadway

‘Beaches’ Musical Expected to Play London in 2019 Before Coming to Broadway (Exclusive)
Entertainment Tonight
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March 26, 2018

A musical adaptation of the 1988 Bette Midler film Beaches is expected to first hit the West End in London in 2019 before coming to Broadway.

“That would be the hope,” Iris Rainer Dart, 74, who wrote the novel of which the movie is based, reveals to ET. “I feel very lucky, first of all, to be my age and doing this. The theater has much less ageism than the movie and television business.” Read More

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Bette Midler – Outrageous Fortune

Bette Midler – Outrageous Fortune

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Bette Midler – Laughing Matters – The View – 1998

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What Famous Actress Bit Beyonce’s Face At A Big A-List Party? Here Are The Top Suspects. Who’s Number One?

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These “Who Bit Beyonce” Theories Really Take The Speculation To The Next Level
By STEPHANIE DOWNS
March 27, 2018

In one of the greatest (if not the greatest) mysteries of all time: someone dared to bite Beyoncé and they still haven’t been identified. Now, there are some popular theories as to who the culprit might be (looking at you Jennifer Lawrence, Sanaa Lathan). But, they don’t even compare to the wildest “Who Bit Beyoncé?” theories out there. Yep, some internet users have veryinteresting theories about the already bizarre biting situation. Read More

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Bette Midler Today

Bette Midler Today

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