Marge Carson

10 Apr 19
Playing in the World Game

This started out as a Facebook thing; I participated, and – having a lot of erudite and eclectic friends – I got a lot of commentary. Don’t take too long to think about it. Fifteen books you’ve read that will always stick with you, for whatever reasons. This isn’t your top 15 canon or even […]

07 Apr 19
davidbruceblog #2

• Lots of famous movie directors have directed television programs, although doing so can be different from directing a movie. For example, Patty Jenkins, director of Monster, directed the pilot episode of the TV series The Killingand ordered many more takes than a television director, who often must work quickly, would order. David Madden, president of Fox Television Studios, […]

03 Apr 19
Swimming to China and -

Village Babies Kerry and Madeline were born in 1990. We were living at 18 Grove Street in Greenwich Village.   I had had lived there over a decade, moving in shortly after graduating from college. The studio was on the top floor of an ivy-covered townhouse at the corner of Bedford Street down the block from […]

09 Feb 19
Marc Hudson

So, recently I reviewed two books “about” infiltration/undercovers, and asked for suggestions. I got loads of really helpful pointers. Here is the first very rough list of additions (there were some others, mentioned in the blog post.  I’ve kept track of the various people I have to thank for these tips too, but decided not […]

09 Feb 19
pure entertainment preservation society

In April of 2015, my family and I went to Arizona for a holiday. One evening in our hotel, we decided to watch a movie. Out of two films, we chose The Wackiest Ship in the Army from 1960, a World War II comedy with elements of drama starring Jack Lemmon and Ricky Nelson. We hadn’t watched […]

06 Feb 19
Daily Republic

Youth volleyball Club Solano Black 14-U rally to take second in tourney Club Solano Volleyball Black 14 under team competed in the NCVA League Qualifier, Saturday and Sunday, Fat Cal Expo in Sacramento. The team went 1-2 the first day in pool play, but came on strong the second day, going 2-1 to finish second […]

28 Jan 19
takeflightwithus

In case you couldn’t tell from the photo of Rachel and me in front of the golden buddha (“The First Stop”), we were actually in downtown #DelrayBeach. And if there ever was a cuter little beach town with restaurants, bars, galleries and the best shopping in the world, I don’t know where it is. And […]

22 Jan 19
Deadline

Kaye Ballard, a comic actress and singer who was a regular presence on TV for decades and starred in the late-’60s NBC comedy The Mothers-in-Law, has died. Palm Springs-area paper The Desert Sun reported that the star also known for The Girl Most Likely and a half-dozen Broadway musicals died Monday at her home in Rancho […]

15 Jan 19
Rare

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway theaters will dim their lights to honor the death of Carol Channing, the three-time Tony Award-winning ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in “Hello, Dolly!” on Broadway and beyond. She was 97. Publicist B. Harlan Boll said Channing died of […]

15 Jan 19
News Exc Celebrity

Article and photos from hienalouca.com

Carol Channing, who helped define the golden age of Broadway with performances in Hello Dolly! and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, has died at the age of 97.

Channing passed away shortly after midnight on Tuesday at her home in Rancho Mirage, California, publicist B Harlan Boll said.

She died from natural causes having suffered a series of stokes over the past year, Boll said. She would have turned 98 at the end of the month.

Channing was won three Tony Awards and an Emmy during her lifetime, while also being inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

And in 1967, the actress was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Thoroughly Modern Millie. 

She performed at the inauguration of President Lyndon B Johnson in 1965 and five years la

15 Jan 19
CBS Sacramento

Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in “Hello, Dolly!” on Broadway and beyond, has died. She was 97.

15 Jan 19
Good Day Sacramento

Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in “Hello, Dolly!” on Broadway and beyond, has died. She was 97.

15 Jan 19
CBS San Francisco

Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in “Hello, Dolly” on Broadway and beyond, has died.