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Carol Channing

Little Rock connection: Played fictional Little Rock girl Lorelei Lee and introduced song “A Little Girl from Little Rock” in original Broadway production of… 96 more words

Theatre

The Glorification of Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney, beloved child star known for his role as Andy Hardy, would eventually transform into a heinous character actor–notoriously illustrated by his role as Mr. 267 more words

Genna Rivieccio

Iconic Hollywood Actor Mickey Rooney Dies At 93

LOS ANGELES (CBSNewYork/AP) – Mickey Rooney’s approach to life was simple: “Let’s put on a show!” He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life. 291 more words

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Iconic Hollywood Actor Mickey Rooney Dies At 93

LOS ANGELES (CBSNewYork/AP) – Mickey Rooney’s approach to life was simple: “Let’s put on a show!” He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life. 1,535 more words

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Palm Springs gives big send-off to Marilyn Monroe statue

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Palm Springs is singing “Goodbye, Norma Jean.”

Well over 1,000 people attended a send-off Thursday night for a massive statue of Marilyn Monroe that has become beloved by both tourists and locals in the two years it was on loan from The Sculpture Foundation. 87 more words

Entertainment

Palm Springs Give Big Send-Off To Giant Marilyn

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) – Palm Springs is singing “Goodbye, Norma Jean.”

Well over 1,000 people attended a send-off Thursday night for a massive statue of… 205 more words

Lifestyle

Tony Awards, 1964, Hello Dolly

While everything that became popular in 1964-1965 is usually attributed to the Kennedy Assassination, there’s a strong case for Hello Dolly.   I wasn’t alive then, but after any national trauma entertainment tends to go into an escapist comfort food place.   307 more words

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