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Barbra Streisand Mocks Donald Trump In 'Yuge' Jimmy Fallon Duet

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 08.26.2016 | Entertainment

This duet is just yuge! Barbra Streisand teamed up with Donald Trump for a good old sing-song Thursday night. Kind of. Babs joined Jimmy Fallon, who w...

Barbra Streisand's Magnificent 'Encore'

Paul Katz | Posted 08.25.2016 | Entertainment
Paul Katz

Barbra Streisand is considered one of the greatest female singers of all time not just because of the sound of her voice, but what is behind it: intelligence and depth of understanding.

Barbra Streisand Called Apple CEO Tim Cook Directly When Siri Mispronounced Her Name

The Huffington Post | Karli Bendlin | Posted 08.24.2016 | Entertainment

A little mispronunciation can’t rain on her parade! While some of us may still marvel at the magic of Siri, we’re more likely to sp...

Streisand, the Love Poet, Enthralls Philadelphia Audience

Laura Goldman | Posted 08.22.2016 | Entertainment
Laura Goldman

The audience for the Barbra Streisand concert in Philadelphia on Saturday night was verklempt (Yiddish for choked with emotion) at seeing their idol i...

Barbra Streisand, Cher To Rally With Gay Fans For Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.10.2016 | Queer Voices

Two of Hollywood’s most legendary divas are calling members of their gay fanbases to unite in support of Hillary Clinton. Barbra Streisand will per...

Barbra Streisand Repeatedly Rips Into Donald Trump At LA Concert

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.09.2016 | Entertainment

Barbra Streisand got political at her Los Angeles concert on Tuesday night, voicing her support for the future “President Clinton” and repeatedly ...

Kenny G--The 'Songbird' Continues to Fly

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
Dustin Fitzharris

Kenny G says his music haunts people. You hear it when you least expect it. Whether it's in restaurant or an elevator---to be cliché---his saxophone ...

The Greatest Star: Visiting Shoshana Bean in 'Funny Girl'

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.22.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

As soon as Shoshana Bean was announced for Funny Girl at North Shore Musical Theatre, I knew I had to go. Months ago I wrote that I was going and frie...

Broad Way to Win on Broadway: Seasoned Actresses Take Top Tony Honors

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 06.14.2016 | Women
Beverly Wettenstein

Brava! There's no business like show business, especially for seasoned stage actresses this year. The 70th annual Tony Awards claimed a diverse cast...

Happy Pride: Barbra Streisand & Anne Hathaway Slay 'At The Ballet'

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 06.10.2016 | Arts

Barbra Streisand knows her audience. The "Funny Girl" announced last month that she is set to release her 35th studio album "Encore: Movie Partners Si...

What Famous Women Say About Being Flawed, Insecure, and Loving It

Daniella Whyte | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Daniella Whyte

Celebrities may get to live a privileged life -- with designer clothes, hot wheels, spacious mansions, and personal assistants, chauffeurs, makeup art...

Loose Lips Sink Ships

George Heymont | Posted 05.29.2016 | Arts
George Heymont

The current controversy over journalists who are more concerned with having access to the people they interview (rather than proactively holding such ...

5 Hot Books: Michael Kinsley on Old Age, a New Barbra Streisand Biography, and More

The National Book Review | Posted 04.26.2016 | Books
The National Book Review

The following article first appeared in The National Book Review: Here are five books people are talking about this week -- or should be: 1. Old Age...

Boholuv Old School: Coachella Bound

Kimann Schultz | Posted 04.11.2016 | Style
Kimann Schultz

Coachella 2016, the music-founded glamfest just a few years older than my youngest daughter, is in final countdown. And my husband, my song-writing pa...

A Heart Attack? Me? I Don't Think So...

Fran Drescher | Posted 02.05.2016 | Impact
Fran Drescher

I'm a health activist and this is important stuff that needs to be heard. So listen up ladies, women's heart health is no laughing matter. It's not some lady problem that can go away with a Midol.

What Tree Are We Planting?

Ilene Angel | Posted 12.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ilene Angel

I heard this quote yesterday while watching a Barbra Streisand special on PBS... "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they kno...

Gay Anthem "It's Raining Men" Almost Didn't Get Made, Says Singer Martha Wash

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Pollo Del Mar

Today, nearly everyone knows the words to "It's Raining Men" -- especially within the LGBT community. While the song's authors might have predicted its lasting impact, particularly on gay audiences, vocalist Martha Wash certainly never did. In fact, she admits The Weather Girls didn't even want to sing it!

Donna Karan Says BFF Barbra Streisand Isn't Recognized For The 'Genius She Is'

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 11.23.2015 | Fifty

Donna Karan sang the praises of her best friend and "sister" Barbra Streisand in a conversation with HuffPost Live on Friday, but Karan mentioned that...

Jersey Boys Star Joseph Leo Bwarie On His New Album, The Good Stuff

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

American standards are songs which never out of style. So when Joseph Leo Bwarie made his second solo album, The Good Stuff, he set out to redefine the American standard with a modern big band sound.

Why James Brolin And Wife Barbra Streisand Have Separate Bank Accounts

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 11.04.2015 | Weddings

James Brolin and his longtime companion Barbra Streisand have found the secret to a healthy marriage: separate bank accounts. Brolin, who stars in CB...

Electronica and Grande Amore: Chatting With Jean-Michel Jarre and Il Volo's Gianluca Ginoble, Plus Patrick Breen, The Battlefield and Ted Drozdowski's Scissormen Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"When I started Oxygène and, as you said, pioneering that genre, it's a big privilege in life, like the people who created rock 'n' roll, because in those days, you had nothing behind you, nothing to refer. You had this total freedom to experiment because you had nobody behind you."

Lost in Translation: The 'Translational Fallacy' in Analyzing Lyric Writing

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts
Michael Sigman

Translating lyrics can be a noble calling. It's simply not what Carl did. When writing a lyric -- whether or not there was an already existing foreign-language one -- he focused on one thing and one thing alone: creating the perfect "wedding" of words and music.

A Profile of Sheena Easton - At Davies Symphony Hall, July 23

Sean Martinfield | Posted 07.20.2016 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Sheena Easton returns to San Francisco Symphony with conductor Edwin Outwater on Thursday, July 23 for the premiere presentation of The Spy Who Loved Me - an evening of songs and themes from the uber-popular James Bond films and other secret agent-related movies and TV programs.

Does Hollywood Think It's Not As Good As It Used to Be? Apparently So

Dick Guttman | Posted 06.08.2016 | Entertainment
Dick Guttman

Hooray for Hollywood now refers more to the past than the present. The movie capital has in inferiority complex when it compares itself to prior glories.

A Man for All Seasons Except Allergy Season

Greg White | Posted 05.18.2016 | Los Angeles
Greg White

I'm suffering from allergies. I know it's not a cold because I'm somewhat of a professional googler.