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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Same Songs Other Voices Music Up

Photograph of Sophie Tucker

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Sorry this music feature was late, plus it’s slim pickins’ this time around due to health issues (damn them)!

What’s special this go round are the 5 featured songs by the original artists Bette sang for the Carnegie Hall Gala just a few weeks back.

The only one I couldn’t find the original for was “Pirate Jenny” so I substituted the wonderful Ellen Greene in it for that version.

Sophie Tucker and Laura Nyro round out the rest of the 5 songs…

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The Great Female Buddy Movies (Thanks Andy!)

Moviefone
No Men Needed: Great Female Buddy Movies
By Gary Susman
Posted May 11th 2011 5:30PM


The makers of ‘Bridesmaids’ insist that it’s not just another chick-flick comedy about a wedding. Rather, they say, it’s a satire about female friendship. If that’s so, then ‘Bridesmaids’ is a rarity, since few movies actually explore friendship among women.

Movies about male friendship are common, but women are apparently just supposed to be arm candy in mainstream films. Hollywood barely knows what to do with one well-rounded female character in a movie, let alone two or three or four. The famous Bechdel Test looks for movies that have a) at least two prominent female characters b) who have a scene together, where they talk c) about something other than a man. It’s disappointing, but probably not surprising, how few movies pass the Bechdel Test. Read More

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What’s Your Wedding Song?

WEDDING PROCESSIONAL ALTERNATIVES
By Metro
Published: 5/11/2011 11:20 AM
Last Modified: 5/11/2011 11:20 AM

Not every bride-to-be has visions of walking down the aisle to Wagner’s “Bridal Chorus.” Some prefer other songs that are romantic or dramatic.

There may be a particular song dear to a bride’s heart or one she just fell in love with.

For those looking for something that more accurately reflects the tone of individual weddings, here are some selections, courtesy of The Knot, that can make the wedding even more special. Read More

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