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Daily Mail
Diana Ross debuts an oversized maneEnough, Love Hangover, Upside Down and Chain Reaction. She's also found succes
Diana Ross debuts an oversized mane
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Enough, Love Hangover, Upside Down and Chain Reaction. She's also found success as an actress starring in the films The Lady Sings The Blues, Mahogany and The Wiz. Ross is still actively performing, having undertaken a mini residency at The... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
Sour NotesLADY SINGS THE BLUES The story of Baroness Marguerite Dumont never finds its vo
Sour Notes
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 5 days ago
LADY SINGS THE BLUES The story of Baroness Marguerite Dumont never finds its voice. What lessons can we draw from the life of socialite and amateur opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins? Director Xavier Giannoli's fictionalization, Marguerite, set in... Read more
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Orange County Register
Diana Ross serves up satisfying nostalgia at Hollywood Bowlwhile packing almost as much power (if not elasticity) in her reedy purr as she
Diana Ross serves up satisfying nostalgia at Hollywood Bowl
Orange County Register / Posted 18 days ago
while packing almost as much power (if not elasticity) in her reedy purr as she exhibited at the time of … well, maybe not "Lady Sings the Blues," but certainly "The Boss." As had been the case with Barbra Streisand or Bette Midler or (if you caught... Read more
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New York Post
No, Kylie Jenner did not ‘start’ wigslook from a big afro to long, sleek tresses, showcasing her mane fashions in he
No, Kylie Jenner did not ‘start’ wigs
New York Post / Posted 20 days ago
look from a big afro to long, sleek tresses, showcasing her mane fashions in her concerts and films like “Mahogany” and “Lady Sings the Blues.” So Jenner, “do you know where you’re going to?”Lil’ KimLil’ Kim.Photo: Evan Agostini/Getty... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Five Essential Jazz Autobiographies - By Matt R. Lohr — Jazz ArticlesLady Sings the Blues Billie Holiday with William Dufty (Doubleday, 1956) Despi
Five Essential Jazz Autobiographies - By Matt R. Lohr — Jazz Articles
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 23 days ago
Lady Sings the Blues Billie Holiday with William Dufty (Doubleday, 1956) Despite later controversies about potential factual inaccuracies, the vocalist’s recounting of her life and hard times is suffused with all the pain and poetry of her finest... Read more
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indieWIRE
'Better Call Saul' Season 2 Episode 8, 'Fifi,' Readies for Disasterand the only thing we're grateful over is the fact that it's paperwork. Nobody
'Better Call Saul' Season 2 Episode 8, 'Fifi,' Readies for Disaster
indieWIRE / Posted 27 days ago
and the only thing we're grateful over is the fact that it's paperwork. Nobody ever got killed over paperwork... right?Lady Sings the Blues Exactly how flipping two numbers on a number of key confidential documents will affect things goes... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth's recordunique voice “changed the art of American pop vocals forever,” one critic said.
History: Hank Aaron breaks Babe Ruth's record
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 27 days ago
unique voice “changed the art of American pop vocals forever,” one critic said. Diana Ross portrayed her in the 1972 film, Lady Sings the Blues. In 1987, Holiday was posthumously awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. April 7, 1963:... Read more
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Slate
Why Can’t Movies About Jazz Greats Get What Makes Jazz Great?bios (The Glenn Miller Story, The Bennie Goodman Story), or sloppy caricatures
Why Can’t Movies About Jazz Greats Get What Makes Jazz Great?
Slate / Posted 1 months ago
bios (The Glenn Miller Story, The Bennie Goodman Story), or sloppy caricatures of self-loathing drug addicts (Bird, Lady Sings the Blues), or half-baked celebrations of the artist as manic sadomasochist (Whiplash). Two new films about famous... Read more
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The Atlantic
Birth of the Uncool: Why 'Miles Ahead' Succeedsin 1969; he was also famously violent. There’s also drug use—a staple of jazz
Birth of the Uncool: Why 'Miles Ahead' Succeeds
The Atlantic / Posted 1 months ago
in 1969; he was also famously violent. There’s also drug use—a staple of jazz biopics, from the 1972 Billie Holliday film Lady Sings the Blues, or the 1988 Charlie Parker homage Bird, in which the saxophonist’s heroin habit takes center stage,... Read more
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