Saturday, September 20, 2014

Another Photobomb, Another Hint

Mister D: Another Photobomb and another hint at what to expect on Bette’s new CD, It’s The Girls. The Chiffons had big hits with One Fine Day, He’s So Fine, and Sweet Talkin’ Guy. Which one could it be?

Bette Tweets: Photo bombing the Chiffons. Are we adorable or what?

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BetteBack December 31, 1986: Quote Of The Year

Winnipeg Free Press
December 31, 1986

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“I married a German guy. Every night I dress up like Poland, and he invades me.” — Bette Midler on wedded bliss. The blitzkrieg eventually resulted in a child.

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Hulaween’s musical guest: Earth Wind And Fire

Hulaween will be held Oct 31, 2014 at the Waldorf Atoria in New York City!

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Teaser For Bette’s New CD: Bette Photobombs Martha And The Vandellas

@BetteMidler: Dreams come true. I photobomb Martha & The Vandellas.

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Willis Avenue community garden reopens in Mott Haven. Thanks Miss M

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The Willis Avenue community garden in Mott Haven was officially reopened Thursday after months of renovations.

The site was transformed with the help of New York Restoration Project, the nonprofit founded by actress and singer Bette Midler, who attended the reopening.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Bette Midler To Tour In 2015

New York Daily News
Divinity has arrived in the Bronx — with a huge pair of scissors.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 9:01 PM

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The two-time Academy Award nominee, Bette Midler, said she is planning to release a new album in November and go on tour in 2015.

“I haven’t really toured for a number of years,” Midler said, noting that she had a regular gig at Ceasars Palace in Las Vegas, from 2008 to 2010. “It will be fun to get back on the bus.”

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Meet the Cast of Vineyard Theatre’s BILLY & RAY

Sophie is about to co-star in a Garry Marshall directed play entitled Billy & Ray.

BetteUcation ~Garry Marshall also directed her mum in Beaches

Here’s an article about the press launch:

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Meet the Cast of Vineyard Theatre‘s BILLY & RAY
September 5
👤by Jennifer Bros

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Mad Men” star Vincent Kartheiser and Broadway’s Larry Pine (CASA VALENTINA) will play Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler, respectively, in BILLY & RAY, Mike Bencivenga’s new play — directed by the legendary director/writer/producer Garry Marshall – being given its NY premiere this fall at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.), with previews scheduled to begin October 1 prior to an official opening on October 20. The company just met the press and you can check out photos from inside the event below!

Completing the cast of BILLY & RAY are Sophie von Haselberg (THE CAT AND THE CANARY) as Wilder’s long-suffering secretary, and Drew Gehling (JERSEY BOYS) as a beleaguered studio chief.

BILLY & RAY — a whip-smart comedy charting the birth of the film noir genre — follows literary odd couple writer-director Billy Wilder and novelist Raymond Chandler as they contentiously collaborate to adapt the novel Double Indemnity for the silver screen. Set in 1940s Hollywood, BILLY & RAY is the true story of how two brilliant and thorny artists battled the Hollywood censors and each other to create a groundbreaking movie classic.

Also announced is the design team for BILLY & RAY with scenic design by Charlie Corcoran, lighting design byRussell Champa, costume design by Michael Krass and sound design by David Van Tieghem.

BILLY & RAY will begin performances October 1 with shows on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7 pm, Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 3 pm. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on September 4. For performance and ticket information, call The Vineyard box office at 212 353 0303 or visitwww.vineyardtheatre.org.

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What a rose! Bette Midler to unveil Bronx community garden renovated by her nonprofit

Mister D: Looks like there are plans for a tour in 2015

New York Daily News
What a rose! Bette Midler to unveil Bronx community garden renovated by her nonprofit
Willis Avenue Community Garden in Mott Haven is one of dozens of sites that singer’s New York Restoration Project maintains across the city.
BY RAY MONELL NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 9:01 PM

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Divinity has arrived in the Bronx — with a huge pair of scissors.

Bette Midler will be in Mott Haven on Thursday to help unwrap the recently renovated Willis Avenue Community Garden, one of dozens of sites that the New York Restoration Project — the nonprofit founded by the Divine Miss M — maintains across the city.

“I’m from Hawaii and I grew up with a deep love — and, more importantly, respect — for nature,” the three-time Grammy winner told the Daily News.

“Every time we are able to restore a garden, I am filled with the hope that, well, New Yorkers really do care — not only about nature, but about their communities.”

Increasing access to green spaces, particularly in poverty-stricken neighborhoods such as the South Bronx, is precisely what compelled Midler to found the organization in 1995.

Right here in the Bronx, people can grow their own fruits and vegetables, take them home and cook them for dinner.

“When I first moved back to New York and saw the state of disrepair many of our public spaces were in, well, I couldn’t stand by and do nothing,” she said.

The group has teamed up with volunteers, donors and members of the communities it serves, Midler said, to restore four parks in upper Manhattan and save 114 community gardens from being auctioned off by City Hall to real estate developers.

Community gardens are typically open to the public during daylight hours, tended by neighborhood residents and managed by a small group of caretakers. Midler’s group manages 52 of the hundreds of community gardens in the city, and she says all but 17 have been restored.

The 9,063-square-foot garden at 378 Willis Ave. near E. 143rd St. takes up four city lots. It features a “casita,” or small house, where members of the predominantly Latino community can gather for meals, music or simply to play dominoes.

The Divine Miss M,” singer Bette Midler, will be on hand Thursday for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the recently renovated community garden in Mott Haven, one of dozens of sites that the three-time Grammy Award winner’s nonprofit organization, the New York Restoration Project, oversees across the city.

“Right here in the Bronx, people can grow their own fruits and vegetables, take them home and cook them for dinner to share a meal with family,” Midler added. “That’s a glorious thing.”

The spruced-up community garden on Willis Ave. will now be equipped with Wi-Fi and solar panels, enabling the site to double as a crisis center after a major storm, the group said.

The two-time Academy Award nominee said she is planning to release a new album in November and go on tour in 2015.

“I haven’t really toured for a number of years,” Midler said, noting that she had a regular gig at Ceasars Palace in Las Vegas, from 2008 to 2010. “It will be fun to get back on the bus.”

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

In My Life – Bette Midler Cover (Performed by Don Bradshaw)

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Superstar – Bette Midler

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