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10 Things I Learned From Watching Pippin

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 11.25.2014 | Arts
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I saw Pippin at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco on press night 9/23/14. In no particular order, here are 10 things I learned: 1. I original...

Lucie Arnaz: Why Her Addition to the Pippin Cast Stands Out

Greg Archer | Posted 11.22.2014 | San Francisco
Greg Archer

Being raised in the entertainment business -- her parents were showbiz legends Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, after all -- may have helped Arnaz hone her career path, but at 63, she is definitely her own woman -- creativity and all.

Breathrough Entertainers

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 11.12.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

As I reflect on the life and career of Joan Rivers, I think about the women in the entertainment business who were the firsts and broke new ground. We'll learn about just a few of these pioneering women in this blog post.

Yagana Shah

5 Timeless Life Lessons We Learned From 'I Love Lucy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.06.2014 | Fifty

Lucille Ball was born on this day in 1911, and though we lost her long ago, her legacy as America's favorite redhead lives on through the timeless cla...

Yagana Shah

5 Things We Still Love About Lucy

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 04.26.2014 | Fifty

It's been 25 years since Lucille Ball passed away, but Lucy is still very much alive in our hearts and homes. More than 40 million Americans binge-wat...

'Lucy' Wins Big For CBS

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 12.26.2013 | TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly six decades after it first aired, an "I Love Lucy" Christmas special was last week's most-watched holiday program, accordi...

'I Love Lucy' Back For The Holidays

Posted 10.22.2013 | TV

Christmas has come early for "I Love Lucy" fans! CBS is bringing "I Love Lucy" back to the airwaves for the holidays. The network will air "The Chr...

Happy Anniversary, 'I Love Lucy'!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.15.2013 | TV

On this day 62 years ago -- Monday, Oct. 15, 1951 -- "I Love Lucy" premiered at 9 p.m. on CBS. The series, which starred Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz...

WOW: A Rare Look Inside Lucille Ball's Home

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 08.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

Today, we're celebrating Lucille Ball's birthday with a look back at an adorable house tour featuring her and husband Desi Arnaz, circa mid-1950s. (We...

Republicans Love Lucy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The GOP retains a 1950s I Love Lucy caricature of women because the party doesn't listen to women. The party doesn't hear women's voices. Literally.

My Own Educational Exchange Trip: Cuba or the Danube-a?

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Read More: Strauss, Syria, Treasury Department, Mongolia, Migraine, Kapuziner, Hosanna, Havana, Rapping, Benedictine Sisters, Blood Sausage, Buena Vista Social Club, Coffee, Taxi Cab Drivers, Salsa, Superbowl; Obama Fundraiser, Orlando Hernandez Pedroso, Argentina, Bette Midler, Lucy and Ethel, German, Kardashians, Cabaret, Freud, Cafe Landtmann, Yapping, Stallions, Sean Carter, Lyrics, Dumplings, Blonde, Mr. Sandman, Doner Kebab, Hungarian, Tandoori Chicken, Katy Perry, Cole Porter, I Got Rhythm, 3/4 Time, Cigars, Wild Eagles, Persian Caviar, Schwartzenegger, Cuba, Olives, Black Beans, Vivienne Westwood, Solange, Vanillekipferl, Puppini Sisters, Anniversary, The Danube, El Duque, Desi, Papayas, Sasha , Melange, Cafe Cubano, Civics, Malia, Sisterhood, Hostel, Carmelite Nuns, Sisters, Korea, Celia Cruz, Cuban Cigars, Rosemary Clooney, Fashion, Manna, Nostalgia, Vienna Austria, George Gershwin, Vienna, Spanish, Black Pudding, Vocal Coach, Pastries, Spiritain-Ment, Siestas, Turkish Figs, Euros, Rosie Clooney, Desi Arnaz, Beyonce, Educational Exchange, Hemingway, Dazzling Damsels, Gershwin, Colombia, Tito Puente, Melting Pot, Oriental, Pistachios, Diplomatic Relations, Pesos, Serena, Venus, Vienna Convention, Rihanna, Romantic, Sugar Ramos, Waltz, Bandana, Lipizzaner-Horses, Frijoles Negros, Language Lab, Platanos, Jay Z, Marcella Puppini, Tango, Goulash, Mediterranean, FSK 13 Culture Festival, Blue Danube, Cartagena, Croatian, Slovakian, Stephanushaus, Babalu, Rochusmarket, Wienerschnitzel, Travel News
Randee Mia Berman

When I heard rumors about Jay-Z and Beyonce heading to Cuba, I was feeling pretty confident about my trendy choice to go that way. But then I bagged Cuba, and booked a flight to Vienna, Austria, home of the Lipizzaner stallions and Wienerschnitzel.

Dog Ears Music: Born in March Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Bix Beiderbecke, James Taylor, Lawrence Welk, Aretha Franklin, Béla Bartók and more.

Last Surviving Member Of The Andrews Sisters Dies

AP | BOB THOMAS | Posted 04.01.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES — Patty Andrews, the last surviving member of the singing Andrews Sisters trio whose hits such as the rollicking "Boogie Woogie Bugl...

'I Love Lucy' & 'Bewitched' Director Dies

AP | Posted 09.16.2012 | TV

PALM DESERT, Calif. -- The director and producer behind the television classics "I Love Lucy" and "Bewitched" has died. Bill Asher was 90. His wife, ...

Couples Who Prove Divorce Makes Good TV

Posted 03.02.2012 | TV

Watching "Q'Viva! The Chosen," there are moments could almost forget that its two most famous hosts -- Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony -- are no longe...

Remembering Desi Arnaz on His 95th Birthday

Posted 03.02.2012 | Latino Voices

Desi Arnaz would have turned 95 years old this week. Most recognized as the conga-playing Cuban bandleader on the television classic, I Love Lucy, ...

Happy 100th Birthday Lucille Ball!

Posted 11.04.2011 | Women

Lucille Ball - whose 100th birthday was this past weekend - made us laugh for 50 years. (It wasn't nearly long enough!) In honor of her brilliant come...

Favorite Video Clips from I Love Lucy

Posted 10.05.2011 | Women

She would have turned 100 today. So what was it that made I Love Lucy so historically good? Was it because the plots were thoroughly preposter...

Why Lucy Still Makes Us Laugh

Posted 10.05.2011 | Women

In the nine years she reigned as America's most beloved housewife-mother-troublemaker-nutcase, actress-comedian Lucille Ball easily proved that ev...

PHOTOS: Soap Star Maurice Benard's Home For $2.9 Million

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 06.27.2011 | Los Angeles

Soap Star Maurice Benard and his wife Paula have put their Hollywood Hills home on the market for $2.9 million. Situated on over an acre of land, this...

Dog Ears Music: Born In March Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature songs recorded by Leonard Nimoy and William Shatner, Supertramp, Harry Belafonte, Wes Montgomery, and Bon Jovi.

They'll Take Manhattan: Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore's cyber-comedy "You've Got Hate Mail" opens lengthy run at NYC's Triad Theatre

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Holly Cara Price

Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the 1979 movie, was ground breaking for many reasons. It was, for instance, the first movie created from the popular St...

Sotomayor: More 'Splainin' to Do

Allison Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Silver

The blogosphere erupted after Sen. Coburn (R-Okla.), while grilling Sotomayor, joked, "You'll have lots of 'splainin' to do." Coburn was repeating a line used regularly by Desi Arnaz in "I Love Lucy."