Fred Astaire

Latest articles

13h
Mashable
We now know the Queen's favorite song, and everyone has a terrible guess about itGray and Bill Johnson "Sing" by Gary Barlow and the Commonwealth Band featurin
Mashable / Posted 13 hours ago
Gray and Bill Johnson "Sing" by Gary Barlow and the Commonwealth Band featuring the Military Wives "Cheek to Cheek" by Fred Astaire "The White Cliffs Of Dover" by Vera Lynn "Leaning on a Lamp-post" by George Formby "Praise, My Soul, The King... Read more
22h
West Moreland Gazette
Decorated prams, maypole dancing and a pet show, all the fun of 1967 Settle Carnival(Yvonne Smith), Turkish delight (Nicola Dryden), and strawberries and cream (Am
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 22 hours ago
(Yvonne Smith), Turkish delight (Nicola Dryden), and strawberries and cream (Amanda and Simon Green). There was even a Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers (Michael and Janet Tomlinson). The Carnival included a number of events throughout the week,... Read more
3d
Beverly Hills Courier
Joan Mangum’s Society Scene—SHARE, Professional Dancers Produce Not-To-Be-Missed Eventsmagic…just thinking of how it would be to be Ginger Rogers or Judy Garland danc
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 3 days ago
magic…just thinking of how it would be to be Ginger Rogers or Judy Garland dancing with the likes of Beverly Hills’ own Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly. The closest I got was dancing up a storm at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. The Beverly... Read more
3d
Beverly Hills Courier
Joan Mangum’s Society Scene—SHARE, Professional Dancers Produce Not-To-Be-Missed Eventsmagic…just thinking of how it would be to be Ginger Rogers or Judy Garland danc
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 3 days ago
magic…just thinking of how it would be to be Ginger Rogers or Judy Garland dancing with the likes of Beverly Hills’ own Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly. The closest I got was dancing up a storm at the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan. The Beverly... Read more
4d
/Film
The 10 Best Christopher Nolan Scenesof heavies in a hotel hallway that’s untethered from gravity. Akin to a fight s
/Film / Posted 4 days ago
of heavies in a hotel hallway that’s untethered from gravity. Akin to a fight scene taking place in the hotel room where Fred Astaire danced atop the ceiling in the musical Royal Wedding, this hand-to-hand combat in Inception is one of the most... Read more
5d
CBS 58 Milwaukee
Downtown Milwaukee employees get week of freebies and perks for appreciation weekSquare Park (Friday, Aug. 4). New this year, an “I Work Downtown” Western Hoed
CBS 58 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
Square Park (Friday, Aug. 4). New this year, an “I Work Downtown” Western Hoedown complete with line-dancing lessons from Fred Astaire Dance Studio will be held Wednesday, Aug. 2 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Milwaukee County Historical Society Patio... Read more
5d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Gussied-up BLTstomatoes, so seek out the best you can, wherever that may be. OK, fine, I lied
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
tomatoes, so seek out the best you can, wherever that may be. OK, fine, I lied: Bacon is the Thelma to tomato's Louise, or Fred Astaire to Ginger Rogers. In tandem, bacon and tomato dance a life-affirming pas de deux of savory/sweet, salty/juicy,... Read more
7d
Scoop.co.nz
Great Time in Hastings as Part of Winter Art Deco Weekendto the Art Deco styled Focal Point Cinema to have a sumptuous dinner buffet and
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
to the Art Deco styled Focal Point Cinema to have a sumptuous dinner buffet and watch the classic film Top Hat with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. The other Hastings event on Sunday was The Hastings City Tea Dance Amongst the Art at was a... Read more
10d
11 News Houston
Houston HappeningsHosted by Ernie Manouse - Saturday, 7pm - Discovery Green - FREE Admission
11 News Houston / Posted 10 days ago
Hosted by Ernie Manouse - Saturday, 7pm - Discovery Green - FREE Admission DANCING UNDER THE STARS: - Dancing With Fred Astaire Dance Studio Instructors - Friday, 7:30 – 9pm - Sugar Land Town Square LEGO BATMAN MOVIE SCREENING: -... Read more
11d
Los Angeles Times
200 years of authenticity (or lack thereof) in castingAl Jolson in "The Jazz Singer," which famously featured the performer in blackf
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
Al Jolson in "The Jazz Singer," which famously featured the performer in blackface. (Los Angeles Times)1936: ‘Swing Time’ Fred Astaire appears in blackface during a solo routine called “Bojangles of Harlem,” meant to evoke African American dancer... Read more
11d
CNET
Rolls-Royce runs up to new Phantom reveal with pieces of historyImage Long for the days of coachbuilding? This Roller's for you. The first pa
CNET / Posted 11 days ago
Image Long for the days of coachbuilding? This Roller's for you. The first participant announced is the 1927 Fred Astaire Phantom I, which currently lives at the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles. As the name suggests, its previous owner... Read more
12d
Scoop.co.nz
Hastings Art Deco Event sells out!rail or car to the Art Deco styled Focal Point Cinema to have a sumptuous dinne
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
rail or car to the Art Deco styled Focal Point Cinema to have a sumptuous dinner buffet and watch the classic Top Hat with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.“We are so excited to show off our beautiful city with its unique architecture while... Read more
12d
Sydney Morning Herald
Bryan Lawrence, principal artist with Australian BalletNureyev when he was practising his role as a gypsy in Don Quixote. Nureyev watc
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Nureyev when he was practising his role as a gypsy in Don Quixote. Nureyev watched, he laughed, and told him "you look like Fred Astaire! Where is the gypsy?" Lawrence loved telling Nureyev tales long after he left the Australian Ballet. His... Read more
12d
The Age
Bryan Lawrence, principal artist with Australian BalletNureyev when he was practising his role as a gypsy in Don Quixote. Nureyev watc
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
Nureyev when he was practising his role as a gypsy in Don Quixote. Nureyev watched, he laughed, and told him "you look like Fred Astaire! Where is the gypsy?" Lawrence loved telling Nureyev tales long after he left the Australian Ballet. His... Read more
12d
San Antonio Express-News
Gray Reisfield, niece and confidante of Greta Garbo, dies at 85already a star with MGM and rechristened Greta Garbo. Mrs. Reisfield “was only
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
already a star with MGM and rechristened Greta Garbo. Mrs. Reisfield “was only 10 or 11, but she remembered meeting Fred Astaire and other Hollywood luminaries,” Reisfield said. At about the time she was meeting stars with her aunt, she... Read more
13d
Daily Telegraph
Businesswoman in boardshortswhen anyone would talk about a good school, they’d talk about every surf school
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
when anyone would talk about a good school, they’d talk about every surf school except mine,” she said. “I liken it to Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers where she had to dance backwards in high heels to get half the kudos he got.” Miley always... Read more
14d
Boston Herald
Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara drama the latest to bring spirits to lifeKrige), who brought deadly, watery vengeance on the men who killed her. The cas
Boston Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Krige), who brought deadly, watery vengeance on the men who killed her. The cast included some of Hollywood’s greatest: Fred Astaire, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Melvyn Douglas. “Ghost” (1990): Love will never die in Jerry Zucker’s monster hit,... Read more
18d
Jefferson City News Tribune
Ceremony honors old, new state command chief warrant officerArgentina and Chile in 2003. Danner joked in his speech at the ceremony that G
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
Argentina and Chile in 2003. Danner joked in his speech at the ceremony that Ginger Rogers always danced the same way as Fred Astaire but backwards and in high heels. "You are going to need some big high heels," he said in jest to Muenks. "But I... Read more
18d
express
Hollywood's first family: The children stars of the silent moviesand the earliest days of the “talkies”. They appeared with stars including Laur
express / Posted 18 days ago
and the earliest days of the “talkies”. They appeared with stars including Laurel and Hardy, Jimmy Stewart, Spencer Tracy, Fred Astaire, Errol Flynn, John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Katharine Hepburn and Shirley Temple. The Watsons are an almost... Read more
19d
Scoop.co.nz
And The First Ever Winner of Survivor New Zealand is….in the competition, was willing to sacrifice herself to help Avi’ and his shot
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 days ago
in the competition, was willing to sacrifice herself to help Avi’ and his shot at the $100,000. She says, “Avi is our Fred Astaire Sole Survivor, a true gentleman who dances a beautiful partnership with any of his tribemates. Open, trusting... Read more
20d
Boston Globe
It’s pedal to the metal in heist comedy ‘Baby Driver’elegance. Even the way Elgort’s Baby walks down a sidewalk is with righteous in
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
elegance. Even the way Elgort’s Baby walks down a sidewalk is with righteous inner rhythm. It’s as if the soul of Fred Astaire had been transplanted into the “Fast and Furious” franchise. The Globe's top picks for what to see and do each... Read more
3 related articles
20d
The Irish Times
Satirising Donald Trump: ‘It’s a struggle just to keep up’and put it into some form of clever, amusing, high-concept cartoon. The quote a
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
and put it into some form of clever, amusing, high-concept cartoon. The quote about Ginger Rogers – that she did everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels – that is kind of my relationship with newspaper columnists. Not that I... Read more
21d
The Courier Mail
Sonia Kruger teases US moveKruger’s first love. Growing up in regional Queensland, she recalls hours-on-en
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Kruger’s first love. Growing up in regional Queensland, she recalls hours-on-end watching black-and-white Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire films with her mother, a seamstress. “I was a nerdy bookworm kid, into ballroom dancing. I mean, it doesn’t get... Read more
22d
Norwich Evening News 24
Performers set to celebrate musicals in show at Norwich Theatre RoyalRodgers and Hammerstein numbers, extracts from the hit show Top Hat, and some o
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 22 days ago
Rodgers and Hammerstein numbers, extracts from the hit show Top Hat, and some of the songs associated with the era of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. From there the show will move on to pay tribute to musicals like Les Misérables and newer... Read more
24d
Connecticut Post
A date with Jane Powellfor developing child stars and found its head, the legendary Louis B. Mayer, “l
Connecticut Post / Posted 24 days ago
for developing child stars and found its head, the legendary Louis B. Mayer, “like a father to me.” Of other stars: Fred Astaire: “He was wonderful to me. I rehearsed with a stand-in and didn't do anything with him until everything was... Read more
2 related articles
24d
Darien News-Review
A date with Jane Powellfor developing child stars and found its head, the legendary Louis B. Mayer, “l
Darien News-Review / Posted 24 days ago
for developing child stars and found its head, the legendary Louis B. Mayer, “like a father to me.” Of other stars: Fred Astaire: “He was wonderful to me. I rehearsed with a stand-in and didn't do anything with him until everything was... Read more
2 related articles
24d
Stamford Advocate
A date with Jane Powellfor developing child stars and found its head, the legendary Louis B. Mayer, “l
Stamford Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
for developing child stars and found its head, the legendary Louis B. Mayer, “like a father to me.” Of other stars: Fred Astaire: “He was wonderful to me. I rehearsed with a stand-in and didn't do anything with him until everything was... Read more
2 related articles
24d
Arts Journal
Fred Astaire dances to “Mellow Yellow”Courtesy of Marc Myers, Fred Astaire dances to Donovan’s “Mellow Yellow” on The
Arts Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Courtesy of Marc Myers, Fred Astaire dances to Donovan’s “Mellow Yellow” on The Fred Astaire Show, accompanied by Young-Holt Unlimited. This program was originally telecast by NBCon February 7, 1968: (This is the latest in a series of arts-related... Read more
25d
The Courier Mail
UK View: ‘Gatland has gambled everything’weekend.media_cameraOwen Farrell and Johnny Sexton celebrate the Lions victory
The Courier Mail / Posted 25 days ago
weekend.media_cameraOwen Farrell and Johnny Sexton celebrate the Lions victory over the Crusaders. — ‘Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire’ — The Daily Mail takes Gatland to task for putting them alongside each other in such an important match when... Read more
2 related articles
25d
News.com.au
UK View: ‘Gatland has gambled everything’weekend. Owen Farrell and Johnny Sexton celebrate the Lions victory over the C
News.com.au / Posted 25 days ago
weekend. Owen Farrell and Johnny Sexton celebrate the Lions victory over the Crusaders.Source:AAP — ‘Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire’ — The Daily Mail takes Gatland to task for putting them alongside each other in such an important match when... Read more
2 related articles
25d
Geelong Advertiser
UK View: ‘Gatland has gambled everything’weekend.media_cameraOwen Farrell and Johnny Sexton celebrate the Lions victory
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 25 days ago
weekend.media_cameraOwen Farrell and Johnny Sexton celebrate the Lions victory over the Crusaders. — ‘Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire’ — The Daily Mail takes Gatland to task for putting them alongside each other in such an important match when... Read more
2 related articles
27d
Los Angeles Times
Special cruise to celebrate Judy Garland, including an auction of some of her famous dressesJudy Garland was wearing when she sang "In Your Easter Bonnet" in the film "Eas
Los Angeles Times / Posted 27 days ago
Judy Garland was wearing when she sang "In Your Easter Bonnet" in the film "Easter Parade,' which she starred in with Fred Astaire in 1948. Now they'll be able to buy that dress for an estimate $4,000 to $6,000 while cruising the Atlantic on... Read more
27d
The Commercial Dispatch
A woman's work ..."Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did," it was once noted, "just backw
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 27 days ago
"Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did," it was once noted, "just backward and in high heels." This week, Mississippi State is sponsoring what it calls a "Bulldog Bytes" camp at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus. The camp has nothing... Read more
27d
Westchester Suburban Life
Organization to transform burned-down Willowbrook Ballroom into community centerdemolished after being destroyed by a fire in October 2016. Michael Micek, fou
Westchester Suburban Life / Posted 27 days ago
demolished after being destroyed by a fire in October 2016. Michael Micek, founder of the foundation and owner of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Burr Ridge, said the new center will keep the footprint of the original Willowbrook Ballroom,... Read more
27d
Los Angeles Times
Special cruise to celebrate Judy Garland, including an auction of some of her famous dressesJudy Garland was wearing when she sang "In Your Easter Bonnet" in the film "Eas
Los Angeles Times / Posted 27 days ago
Judy Garland was wearing when she sang "In Your Easter Bonnet" in the film "Easter Parade,' which she starred in with Fred Astaire in 1948. Now they'll be able to buy that dress for an estimate $4,000 to $6,000 while cruising the Atlantic on... Read more
29d
San Antonio Express-News
HAPPY HANDYMAN: Getting your home 'white-glove' ready for companyand not a high shine and that's the look from Bona. They make a spray mop that
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
and not a high shine and that's the look from Bona. They make a spray mop that is as easy as dancing around the floor like Fred Astaire. If you have OLDER floors that have fading and surface scratches there is nothing like Quick Shine Floor... Read more
1m
Royal Oak Daily Tribune
FUSE Theater shares �Once Upon a Mattress� in Lakeland this weekendI couldn�t help but get a 1940s vibe � like the great musical movies of yestery
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted a month ago
I couldn�t help but get a 1940s vibe � like the great musical movies of yesteryear. I immediately pictured Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, and I knew it could be a fun change to make.� The entire look of the show is a glimpse of the... Read more
m
The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, June 22, 2017began serving a sentence for his role in the Watergate cover-up. (He was releas
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
began serving a sentence for his role in the Watergate cover-up. (He was released 19 months later.) In 1987, actor-dancer Fred Astaire died in Los Angeles at age 88. In 1992, the U.S. Supreme Court, in R.A.V. v. City of St. Paul, unanimously... Read more

In this news