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Friday, September 22, 2017

Bette Midler and Nona Hendryx (Labelle) First met in a gay bathhouse

New York Post
Bette Midler and Nona Hendryx first met in a gay bathhouse
By Hardeep Phull
September 18, 2017

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Most music fans know Nona Hendryx as a member of Labelle, the trio of divas who scored a No. 1 hit in 1974 with “Lady Marmalade.” But the 72-year-old soul sister has worked with everyone from Keith Richards to the Talking Heads over her illustrious career.

For her latest project, she’s working with guitarist Gary Lucas to reinterpret the complex but brilliant experimental rock of Captain Beefheart (they play Joe’s Pub on Wednesday). Here, the long-time Upper West Side resident tells Hardeep Phull about her New York weekends. Read More

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

BetteBack February 21, 1975: Bette Midler Takes In “The Ritz”

Logansport Pharos Tribune
February 21, 1975

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Bette Midler saw the raunchy-hit “The Ritz” and howled at hilarious star Rita Moreno, who plays a lOth-rate homo-baths entertainer named Googie Gomez -a ripoff of La Midler. Who has created a big career for herself burlesqueing old time real talent…

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Beaches Lifetime Review: What really baffles is that these rather solid actors turn in two of the worst performances I’ve seen in ages

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Lifetime’s ‘Beaches’ is One More Remake Better Left Alone
It must be cold there in the shadow of the 1988 classic.
Film | By Lara Zarum | January 19, 2017

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Say what you want about Beaches, but that movie is nothing if not juicy, an overripe peach oozing with the drama of a decades-long friendship between two very different women. This is, after all, the movie that gave us Bette Midler’s soaring rendition of “Wind Beneath My Wings.” So it’s doubly disappointing that Lifetime’s remake of the beloved 1988 weepy, which stars Idina Menzel and Nia Long and airs on Saturday, is so dry. Like Fox’s recent reboot of The Rocky Horror Picture ShowLifetime’s Beaches turns out to be nostalgia-baiting waste of talent and resources, a freeze-dried remake that’ll leave you wistful for the fresh taste of the original. Read More

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