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Oh Joyous Day! Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke Reunite At 'Saving Mr. Banks' Premiere

Posted 12.10.2013 | Celebrity

Can you say supercalifragilisticexpialidocious? Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, who famously played Mary Poppins and Bert in the 1964 Disney film ...

A Pair of Pitch Perfect Productions

George Heymont | Posted 02.08.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

Earlier this year, two plays by two of Britain's most beloved playwrights were presented within a block and a half of each other in downtown San Francisco.

About NBC's 'Daunting' Sound Of Music'...

Posted 11.15.2013 | TV

Julie Andrews, the star of the 1965 classic "The Sound of Music," isn't fazed by NBC's new live production of the classic musical starring Carrie Unde...

Saving Mr. Banks Singalong at The Four Seasons

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Disney scores again! First it was multi-Oscar winning Mary Poppins, now Saving Mr. Banks, a biopic of Mary Poppins writer P. L. Travers. In the person...

Impossible Dreams

George Heymont | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

While it's possible that those who aspire to less enjoy life more, I have no doubt that every generation of humanity has had its ass kicked by reality.

19 Different Divas Sing 'Total Eclipse Of The Heart'

Posted 08.13.2013 | Comedy

This is Christina Bianco and she is absolutely spectacular. During a recent performance at 54 Below, the amazing comedienne did spot on impression...

Teachable Moments

George Heymont | Posted 09.05.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Sometimes bad parenting kills people. No amount of input from a teacher can save a child who has not yet even learned how to read. Nor can it always prevent a child from being harmed by his parents' hyperreligiosity, laziness, substance abuse, tendency to commit acts of domestic violence and/or gun fetish.

Mad Men: Are You Not Entertained?

William Bradley | Posted 06.23.2013 | TV
William Bradley

Will Mad Men regain the acclaim that made it the best drama on television? Based on the response to To Have and To Hold, so far the answer would have to be no.

What's Become of International Relief -- 34 Years Later

Richard Walden | Posted 05.18.2013 | Impact
Richard Walden

Charity watchdog sites rate charities on their financial growth and on the transparency of their publicly-shared information... but have yet to be able to meaningfully measure the quality or usefulness of their programs.

Cult's Robert Knepper on Method, Prison Break, and Unleashing the Dark Side

Andrew Fish | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment
Andrew Fish

Knepper doesn't pull any punches. He's an intense guy with great stories, strong opinions and not a hint of the malevolence many expect from the man who channeled T-Bag with such brutal realism from 2005 to 2009.

Julie Andrews' Voice Is Not Coming Back

AP | LAURI NEFF | Posted 12.06.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- It may take a big spoonful of sugar to make this go down: Julie Andrews says that her four-octave voice is not coming back. The Oscar and...

Julie Andrews Sure Does Love Pantsuits

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.02.2012 | Style

Whenever we watch Julie Andrews spin around the Austrian countryside and belt out "The Hills Are Alive" in the 1965 musical film "The Sound of Music,"...

Nothing Could Be Finer Than an Evening With Barbara Cook

George Heymont | Posted 11.03.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Today, many singers who are a fraction of Barbara Cook's age wish they could sing with the wisdom, phrasing, and musical intuition of an artist whose voice has maintained its sweetness and purity for so many years

Lucas Kavner

The Medical Development That Could Save Adele's Career | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

There are artificial limbs to help people walk and artificial hearts to keep people alive, and soon, a groundbreaking new technology could let some of...

WATCH: Julie Andrews Sings Lovely Duet With Colbert

Posted 04.25.2012 | Comedy

During last night's "Colbert Report," Stephen announced that he will release his first children's book, "I Am A Pole (And So Can You!)" And he even go...

Jo Piazza

Who Would Julie Andrews Cast In 'Sound Of Music' Remake? | Jo Piazza | Posted 04.18.2012 | Celebrity

Speaking to Julie Andrews in person is exactly like talking to a hybrid of Mary Poppins and Maria von Trapp -- particularly when she tells you in a te...

Eliot Nelson

Mitt Romney's Favorite Things (VIDEO) | Eliot Nelson | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

"Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens/Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens/Brown paper packages tied up with strings/These are a few of...

This Is Your Life

George Heymont | Posted 03.13.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

Aspiring writers are often encouraged to "write what you know." But when dramatists and screenwriters reach a certain level of success, they sometimes opt to vent their professional frustrations in a creative work that bears an uncanny resemblance to their personal lives.

Stars of a Golden Age

George Heymont | Posted 02.04.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

In many ways, The Artist resembles A Star Is Born. One film star's career begins to crash and burn while another's takes wing against a background of tremendous churn in the film industry.

A Show Stopper: Debbie Reynolds Hollywood Costume Exhibit

Mary Hall | Posted 12.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Mary Hall

I knew Debbie Reynolds had been buying up costumes and props from studios like MGM for years. What I didn't know was that for a small fee visitors to the Paley Center can view all these treasures.

A Tribute To Julie Andrews' Classy Style

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Style Editors | Posted 10.01.2014 | Style

Julie Andrews is more than just an actress: she is the ultimate dynamo having succeeded as a singer, dancer, author and style icon. The "Mary Popp...

Making A Difference: The World of Giving -- Dystonia and Billy McLaughlin

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 11.16.2011 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Have you ever heard of the disease dystonia? I learned about this disease through a chance meeting with amazing guitarist and composer, Billy McLaughlin.

Julie Andrews Adds To 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' Debate

Moviefone | Michael Hogan | Posted 11.16.2011 | Entertainment

The question of whether Holly Golightly -- the irresistibly unattainable city girl played by Audrey Hepburn in 1961's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' -- was ...

On the Red Carpet at the Ford's Theater Annual Gala With Richard Dreyfuss, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Julie Andrews

Liz Glover | Posted 08.07.2011 | Entertainment
Liz Glover

I'm on the red carpet chatting with Richard Dreyfuss about playing Dick Cheney in W, asking Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about 2012, and talking to Julie Andrews about being just a Tony Award away from an EGOT.

At A.C.T., The Family That Plays Together Doesn't Always Stay Together

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

"Home" is a loaded word. For many people it evokes memories of warmth, nostalgia, safety, and security. For others, the home in which they grew up may...