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Bette Sighting over the Weekend

SCENE AND HEARD. Sam Waterston leafing through his Playbill Tuesday night and counting aloud the “Take…

Updates For The Week Beginning 03/10/03

New Songs Are Up: Movie Bits and Pieces New Poll Ready to Go…It’s A doozy!: Which…

Bootleg Betty Polls Closing Early This Evening, So Get Your Vote In…

Here are the results so far with “Cradle Days” in the lead followed closely by “Let…

FOR CRIS: Not Sure What’s Going On!

Cris…the only e-mail I have received recently was at work and I replied. I’ve written a…

Nashville’s Answer To ‘American Idol’: ‘Nashville Star’

Mister D: Well I can hardly wait…who knew the world was so “star” deprived…anyway this gal…

Producer Zadan, ‘Chicago’, Says Bette’s ‘Gypsy’ Was Foundation To Shooting Musical Numbers…

Craig Zadan: We used digital video to great effect on “Chicago.” In 1993 when Neil and…

Bette and Delilah

This portrait was painted by Randy Watkins, I believe. You can look and buy his other…

What Is It With ‘Delta Dawn’ This Week?

The Tampa Tribune SECTION: METRO PAGE: 4 Published Tuesday, March 4, 2003 Vintage Tanya Gets Boots…

Queens and That Lot…London Politics

Polly and Mandy – the double act from hell By Amanda Platell, Evening Standard , London…

Songwriters series continues at Balsam Inn…

From the Smokey Mountain News: On March 9, Alex Harvey will present a rare Sunday evening…

Too Busy For Bette on This Bust of Day…But

There are 2 new magazine articles I posted this week that some of you might be…

The Bette Midler Paper Doll

Thought some of ya’ll might get a kick out of seeing the paper doll of Bette…

Alice Cooper circa 1973…Now This Is A Compliment…LOL

“Me, Liza, Bette Midler and Bowie. No-one else. Bowie is VERY original. He is too futuristic…

This Week In Bette History

One artist who does have staying power, that butt-baring “Mask” mommy Cher, was shooting a video…

New Poll is Up, Results From Last Poll

Mister D, little ole me, really screwed up on getting those of you who participated in…

I Think Bette Said It Best: “The worst part of success is to try to find someone who is happy for you. “

Mister D: I understand what Mr. Abbott is trying to say and believe me I have…

Weekly Update Before I Switch Nights

See this picture? That’s how feel now when I get home from work on Friday night…I’m…

Postcards from Lily

Diverse upbringing helped turn Tomlin into legendary comedienne By Donnie Snow February 28, 2003 Historically, comedy’s…

O Canada…You May Be Interested!!!

Mister D: I must admit this looks a little cheesy (and so does he), but then…

New Things To Check Out…

Darrell has put up a Sneak Preview of a new project entitled “Miss M Photo Shop”,…

Followers of fashion keep the faith as they keep warm

Hot and cold By Lesley Kennedy, Rocky Mountain News February 27, 2003 NEW YORK – The…

Yep: She’s A Bette Fan

American Idol finalist Vanessa Olivarez sings with sass, but she’s better known for being told to…

30 Years Ago At The Grammys

THE WINNERS 30 YEARS AGO (1973) Record: Roberta Flack’s “Killing Me Softly With His Song” Album:…

Where Have All The Rebels Gone?

Mister D: Can’t say I agree with everything Mr. Boehlert says, but to be honest, I…

Poll Results for Week Ending February 23, 2003

Poll Results for Favorite Bette Soundtrack: The Rose 27.59% For The Boys 13.79% Beaches 27.59% Divine…

Congrats To Marc Shaiman and Arif Mardin For Their Grammy Triumphs

Mister D: Yes it’s Mr. D and Mr. Shaiman…he was really thrilled I’m sure:-)…BTW, I look…

Radio Plans Shift in Tone as Drumbeat of War Builds

New York Times February 24, 2003 Radio Plans Shift in Tone as Drumbeat of War Builds…

Arif Mardin Up for Best Producer Tonight…Again

Mister D: I know this is an extremely long article, but Mr. Mardin is responsible for…

‘Father Of The Grammys’

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2003 The Grammy Awards used to be a hotel ballroom event for…

Hey Seattle: Sounds Interesting

Mekeisha Madden; The News Tribune The multifaceted group the Righteous Mothers will perform at 4 p.m.…

Updates

New Songs Are Up: Wanna Dance? Let’s Disco!!! Starts off beautifully then goes into some remixes…

Bette History

February 23: In 1994, a Los Angeles judge threw out a lawsuit filed by Martha Raye…

A Life In A Song

A life spent making a difference SCOTT EARP 02-20-2003 “It must have been cold there in…

From This Month’s “In Style” Magazine

Guess Who’s Serving You Dinner? A Future Academy Award winner, perhaps. Today’s stars recall how time…

Am I Gonna Have To Start Watching This Show…Another Bette Reference

From The Dallas News: Also moving on to the finals is Vanessa Olivarez, the Bette Midler-esque…

Today In Bette History

Feb 20: In 1991, producer/composer Quincy Jones became the all-time non-classical Grammy winner when he won…

Miss Jane Mentions, “People” Prints

Mister D: Is fat a double standard with this Simon guy…what about some of the guy…

For Penny: Part II of Paper Dolls

Penny would like people to visit the site where she originally found the paper doll book…

“All About Eve” and Nuttin’ ‘Bout Bette

Thanks to Mr. V and Penny: Seems like the role of Margo Channing in the “play”…

Bette On The Boards Updates…

Mister D: Darrell has some new music up and of course many pages to peruse…so take…

Thanks Penny: Bette Paper Doll

The ongoing success of Tom Tierney’s colorful and lifelike series of movie star paper doll collections…

This Has My Brain Sparking…Hmmmm

Liz Smith: On March 30, the Actors’ Fund of America is bringing “All About Eve” to…

Will Ferrell: The Kiss of Death for Any Film?

Mister D: Just for the record, I think Will is extremely talented and funny…this a review…

Big Apple Personalities To ‘Host’ Grammys

Mister D: With the return of the Grammy’s to New York one can only hope that…

The Results of the “Soundtrack” Poll So Far…

There are still 3 more days for the poll to stay up…currently the results are as…

Mayim Bialik?

Somebody was asking about this dynamo of talent the other day… “According to VH1, she’s getting…

If You Look Real Close…LOL

This is a picture of Kevin Richardson from the Backstreet Boys at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum.…

Trivia About “Come Up and See Me Sometime”

Slow news day…first off…not sure who took the original pic of this, but the scan is…

Today In Bette History

Feb 17: In 1976, Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatrical Society voted entertainer Bette Midler “Woman of…

Images In Tune With The White House

February 17, 2003 From Classy to Brassy: Music at the White House By ANTHONY TOMMASINI New…