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42nd Street

Douglas Adams once claimed that the meaning of life was 42, so it seems fitting that a show about the magic of Broadway and the power it has over so many people happens to be named… 304 more words

Theatre

Hello, Frisco, Hello (1943)

Hello, Frisco, Hello was exactly the movie I needed on a rainy, dreary day. Splendid color, catchy tunes, one heartbreaking torch song, a little romance, a little comedy, a little plot to make things interesting, Alice Faye; I’m a big fan of Alice Faye.   1,112 more words

Movies

Etta James - At Last (Argo)

Born in L.A., CA, Etta James stands as one of the greatest singers of all time, with a contralto voice that’s been for much on the establishment of her unique style, displaying it in various genres such as Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Jazz, Gospel and eventually Rock. 329 more words

Classics

Blier's Blog: NYFOS@Juilliard

Steven Blier on the NYFOS@Juilliard Residency:  Day  5, January 8

Yesterday we had a break in our routine. It was our first day without Adam Cates, the choreographer, and that always makes us feel as if daddy has gone away. 768 more words

Steven Blier

Blier's Blog: NYFOS@Juilliard

Steven Blier on the NYFOS@Juilliard Residency:
Day 4, January 7

A few years ago I had the brilliant inspiration to take another pianist on board to help me with the Juilliard rehearsals. 410 more words

Steven Blier

Blier's Blog: NYFOS@Juilliard

Steven Blier on the NYFOS@Juilliard Residency:
Day 3, January 6

The work continued today much as yesterday, with a significant difference. In the morning I received an email in which Sam Levine brought up a thorny question: “Do you think anyone will be bothered by the racial and gender politics in the show?” He was referring especially to an Arlen tune, “Two Ladies in the Shade of the Banana Tree” from  769 more words

Steven Blier

Blier's Blog: NYFOS@Juilliard

Steven Blier on the NYFOS@Juilliard Residency: Day 1, January 4

Starting a new project is like starting a new love affair. You come in with excitement and high hopes, and you promise yourself that it’s going to go smoothly, fueled on daily progress and sustained industry. 377 more words

Steven Blier