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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Elton John AIDS Foundation’s Annual Fall Gala to Honor Sir Elton John as It Commemorates 25th Year

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Elton John AIDS Foundation‘s Annual Fall Gala to Honor Sir Elton John as It Commemorates 25th Year
9/12/2017 by Tatiana Tenreyro

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The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) returns for its annual New York Fall Gala on November 7 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine with host Neil Patrick Harris.

The gala — which celebrates the foundation’s 25th anniversary this year — will pay tribute to founder Elton John and his contributions to his foundation and beyond. “Elton’s philanthropic endeavors and activism for human rights and the arts have inspired millions and made a positive difference in people’s lives around the world,” said EJAF Chairman David Furnish in a press release about the event. “But without a doubt, Elton’s greatest contribution as a humanitarian is his 25-year commitment to building one of the most important institutions in the effort to end AIDS – the Elton John AIDS Foundation.” Read More

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

BetteBack February 28, 1975: Bette Midler To Appear On The 1975 Grammy’s

Defiance Crescent News
February 28, 1975

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Tony Orlando and Dawn, Bette Midler, Roberta Flack, David Bowie, Ann-Margret, Anne Murray, Kris Kristofferson, Rita Coolridge, Anna Moffo, Les Hooper Big Band, Harry Chapin, The Spinners, Waylon Jennings, Paul Williams, John Lennon and Paul Simon are among the recording artists who will appear as performers or presenters on The 17th Annual Grammy Awards Saturday, March I (10:00-11:30 p.m., EDT) on the CBS Television Network.

These performers join David Essex, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Hamlish, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Ray Stevens and Stevie Wonder. Read More

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Monday, February 13, 2017

BetteBack March 3, 1974: Miss M Wins Her First Grammy

Wichita Falls Times
March 3, 1974

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -â–  “Killing Me Softly’ With His Song,” a ballad about the emotional impact of music, .was named record of the year Saturday night at the 16th annual Grammy Awards, giving singer Roberta Flack her second such honor in two years.

“T d like to thank the world,” said Miss Flack, spreading her arms wide. She also accepted a golden statuette for best female pop performance, also a repeat award for her. Miss Flack thanked ’ erm s expiring her record company “for having the good sense to sign me.” Read More

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Bette Midler’s New Film ‘Freak Show’ To Play At Berlin Film Festival (Feb 9 -18, 2017)

Hollywood Reporter
Berlin Film Festival Reveals Final Films in Generations Sidebars Aimed at Young Audiences
9:59 AM PST 1/13/2017
by Scott Roxborough

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Berlin on Friday unveiled the final titles in its Generations sidebars, Generation 14plus and Generation Kplus, for films targeting younger audiences.

The Berlin Film Festival begins on February 9th and ends on February 18th.

*Freak Show, the directorial debut of British producer (and wife of Sting) Trudie Styler, will have its world premiere in Berlin’s Generation 14plus section. The teen drama stars Alex Lawther as a student at a conservative high school who decides to campaign to become homecoming queen. Abigail Breslin, Bette Midler, Laverne Cox, Larry Pine and Ian Nelson co-star. Read More

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Monday, January 9, 2017

BetteBack October 9, 1973: Midler is one of the most powerful singers around

Houston Daily Cougar
October 9, 1973

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“ All the freaks in one place, Bette Midler nodded approvingly at the crowd gathered for her concert Sunday night in Hofheinz Pavilion.

Every Looney Tune in Houston must be here. With no opening act threatening to steal her thunder on the stage, Midler still had to contend with the scene-stealing of the very audience that assembled to pay her homage. The daintily embroidered blue jean jackets, the rhinestones, the glitter and the bare midriff dresses (on men) all stood ready to challenge the Star lierself for attention. The more flamboyant and outrageous members of the audience received a warm round of applause as they made their way to their seats before the lights went down for the Divine Miss M, as she prefers to be called. Read More

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

BetteBack February 11, 1974: As the World Rocks . . .

Albuquerque Journal
As the World Rocks . . .
February 11, 1974

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Rock music is a uniquely American contribution to the world. Its roots can be traced all the way back to the Negro spiritual, sung by slaves in North America in the late 1700’s and early 1800’s. The spirituals evolved into the blues, from which came rock.

IT WAS A former country-western singer, Bill Haley, who unwittingly started rock’s wide popularity.

His hit, “Rock Around the Clock,” which was a watereddown imitation of the black rhythm and blues style, became a world-wide hit in 1955. Read More

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Thursday, October 27, 2016

BetteBack January 18, 1974: 1974 Grammy Nominations Announced – Bette Up For Three

Delaware County Daily Times
January 18, 1974

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LOS ANGELES (AP) —Singer and composer Stevie Wonder has received six nominations in the 16th annual Grammy awards preliminaries, the most ever given to a recording artist.

The blind musician was nominated four times as a performer and twice as a composer.

His song “You Are The Sunshine of My Life” was among nve nominees tor 1973 record of the year, and his album “Innervisions” was nominated for album of the year.

Winners in the recording industry competition will be announced in a televised awards presentation on March 2. Read More

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016


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Tuesday, June 7, 2016

On Adopting New Personas: “Even today, I love slipping into a new persona as much as I love slipping into a new Halston one of a kind. It’s much cheaper, and far more dramatic.”

On Adopting New Personas: “Even today, I love slipping into a new persona as much as I love slipping into a new Halston one of a kind. It’s much cheaper, and far more dramatic.” (Beaver County Times – May 4, 1980)

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

2001 – BETTE MIDLER & Stevie Wonder – Grammy Award 2001

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