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A 'Beaches' Musical Is Here To Make Everyone's BFF Cry Her Eyes Out

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.11.2015 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicagoans, get out your hankies — a stage musical of "Beaches" is coming. The show, based on Iris Rainer Dart's 1985 novel about...

Films Chosen Not Just Picked

Tara Fass | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
Tara Fass

For those of you who don't know about this self-described red-hot mama, Ms. Tucker was a unique singer, racy comedienne, and fashion icon, known for her outrageous costumes and blue repartee.

6 Secrets Of 'Badass Babes' Who Never Age

Pamela Madsen | Posted 04.14.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

You know when you have entered the realm of the Badass Babe when you have finally figured out that you only have to answer to yourself. You have stopped worrying about showing your upper arms in public, putting a purple streak in your hair, and frankly what other people think.

Melissa Manchester Still Loving the Life

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
Dustin Fitzharris

From "Midnight Blue" to "Come in From the Rain," Melissa Manchester has written and sung songs that have touched hearts around the world. Now for the first time in 11 years the Grammy Award-winning star is back with a new album called You Gotta Love the Life.

Something for the Boys

George Heymont | Posted 03.30.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Hindsight may not always be 20/20 but, in certain situations, it can be revelatory. Think back 25 years to 1990, when two major Hollywood studios (Walt Disney Pictures and 20th Century Fox) had big-budget movie musicals in development.

Bette Midler Singing Kim Kardashian's Tweets Is The Wind Beneath Your Wings

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.10.2015 | Comedy

It's hard to believe Kim Kardashian's tweets could get any better. To that, Bette Midler would say, "Challenge accepted." The legendary diva droppe...

Celebrities Tweet About the Oscars

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 04.25.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

This past Sunday, the Twittersphere was buzzing with all things Oscar. According to data supplied by Twitter, here's how the evening played out.

Barry Manilow Prepares For Final Tour, Reflects on Career

Steve Schonberg | Posted 03.24.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

Sentimental in his lyrics, if nothing else, it seems only fitting that Manilow will conclude his final tour on his birthday with a performance at the Barclays Center in his hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y.

Come and Get These Memories: The Divine Miss Recording Star

Kevin Winkler | Posted 03.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Kevin Winkler

It's the Girls shows Midler as nimble and versatile as ever. While her contemporaries have settled into grand stateliness or offer wispy remakes of their former glories, Midler, at 69, continues to push herself forward. Come and get these memories, indeed!

Reduce Stress Now: Three Easy Steps

David Kanegis | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
David Kanegis

Most of us feel stressed but often don't realize how greatly it affects us. You've just begun a journey towards self-awareness. This insight will guide you to a more peaceful and centered life.

Ariana Grande Responds To Bette Midler's Diss

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment

Earlier this week Bette Midler called out young singers in an interview with the Telegraph. "It’s always surprising to see someone like Ariana Grand...

Bette Midler Shares Her Advice For Drag Queens Wanting To Pay Tribute

Posted 11.13.2014 | Gay Voices

Bette Midler has enjoyed a sizable gay fan base since the early years of her legendary career, and now, the Divine Miss M says it "never occurred" to ...

Bette Midler Wants To Make 'Hocus Pocus 2'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment

SISTAHS! Let the witch hunt for the Disney executives who have yet to bring us "Hocus Pocus 2" begin. Bette Midler said during a recent Reddit AMA ...

Why We Love Divas...Let Us Count the Ways

Leon Acord | Posted 01.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Leon Acord

Many of our favorite divas have taken hit after hit, only to bounce back, bigger and better than ever. Gay men certainly take their share of hard knocks in life -- maybe we identify with their resilience?

For $5K, Bette Midler Will Carve Your Name Into A Tree On The Moon

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.07.2014 | Comedy

Singer, actress and tree-hugger Bette Midler has done so much for conservation here on Earth. It's time to take it to the moon. Midler has planted ...

Jimmy Fallon And Bette Midler's Lip Flip Is Weirdly Amazing

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 11.06.2014 | Comedy

This may be Bette Midler's most magical performance since "Hocus Pocus." On Wednesday's "Tonight Show," Midler decided she wanted to interview hers...

The Top 10 Life Lessons This Lesbian Learned From The Divine Miss M

Sarah Toce | Posted 01.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Sarah Toce

"I used to think romance was bunk. A double Mickey for the hickey..." Well, not so much. But I have always enjoyed a good Bette Midler tune here and there, and there are many reasons for it. So here is a Top 10 list of life lessons learned from The Divine Miss M, the fabulous Miss Bette Midler.

Bette Warbles 'Waterfalls'

Cooper Smith Koch | Posted 12.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Cooper Smith Koch

When I heard that Bette Midler was remaking TLC's "Waterfalls," one of my favorite songs from high school preschool, I really wanted to like it -- l...

Bette Midler Covers TLC's 'Waterfalls,' Melts Hearts

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment

Bette Midler's cover of "Waterfalls" is here! Debuting through The Advocate, the song is the latest release from Midler's forthcoming collection of co...

Bette Midler's Still One Of The Absolute Greats

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Entertainment

Here's the first song from Bette Midler's new album, "It's The Girls!" which is all covers of songs by girl groups. Vanity Fair debuted the track, "Be...

Madonna: The World's Biggest Star Is Just Hitting Her Stride

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment
Richard Pérez-Feria

After more than three decades on top, Madonna has never been more relevant, more powerful or more interesting than she is at this very moment. How in the world does she do it?

An Autumn Walk in the City Playlist

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

This playlist might seem a bit New York City centered, but that's because it's where I walk. It's mellow, even a bit melancholy, since autumn and wi...

Olivia Newton John's Summer Nights Concert in Vegas Is a Major Hit

LuxEco Living | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment
LuxEco Living

By Nancy Chuda founder and Editor in Chief of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Backstage at The Flamingo Hotel Las Vegas Nevada She sings...

WATCH: Bette Midler's 'Beaches' In Just Under 4 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.29.2014 | Gay Voices

In his latest video, New York entertainer Micah McCain gives Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey a run for their money by dishing up their classic '80s w...

Bette Midler Isn't Happy About The Tiny Pretzels On United Airlines

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.19.2014 | Travel

Economy passengers might think that the first-class travelers have it all: extra leg room, hot towels and better television shows. Alas, life in first...