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Bette Midler Shares Earth Day Photo, Despite The Fact That It Is Not Earth Day

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 04.13.2014 | Celebrity

On April 13, Bette Midler shared this completely gorgeous photo, in which she portrays an artistic interpretation of Mother Earth. Wearing a gown embl...

Playing The Ponos: A Conversation With Neil Young, Chatting with Linda Ronstadt and Matt Hires' Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Linda, let's dive into Duets, your new collection that celebrates your collaborations with other artists. What is it about Duets that's particularly special to you? And what is it that's so attractive about singing with someone else?

Move Over Sam! Play It Again, Richard Glazier!

Peter Mac | Posted 04.01.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Mac

I was nonplussed watching much of the 86th Annual Academy Awards celebration on CBS earlier this month. Perhaps I went in with too high of expectation...

Does Bette Midler Know That She's Our Hero?

David Toussaint | Posted 03.14.2014 | Gay Voices
David Toussaint

Never before, and not since, have I seen a performer so connected to the audience that even the person in the worst seat on the highest level was indoctrinated into another world. Midler was filthy, bawdy, outrageous, hysterical, shocking, raunchy, sweet, and so touching I wanted to rush the stage so I could rip out her emotions and let them heal my own.

The Oscar Takeaway... The Power of Positive Thinking!

David Kanegis | Posted 03.04.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

If you watched the Oscars, you could not help but notice and be moved by the spirit of optimism and positivity that was pervasive throughout the ceremony.

OSCAR-BOUND

AP | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Better Midler will perform at the Academy Awards for the first time. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced M...

WATCH: The 'Bag Snaggers' Of New York City

Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

Spot a plastic bag tangled in the branches of a tree on your block? Just call the "bag snaggers." This beautiful and charming short video from Aaro...

Nu Jazz: Conversations with The Manhattan Transfer's Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Alan Paul & Cheryl Bentyne, Plus SmoothJazz.com's Sandy Shore & Donna Phillips

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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10 Actors Who Are Just On The Big Screen To Pay Their Rent

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

Television and film may seem to rule the entertainment world today, but live theater will not be silenced (the show, after all, must go on). It's well...

Let Them Entertain You

George Heymont | Posted 02.15.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

The famous bond that develops between performers and their audience is often palpable. Yet, as much as they might love to be onstage, many a performer has made it clear that the reason they pursue an active private life is because "you can't take an audience home with you after the show."

Bette Midler's New Gig

Posted 12.10.2013 | TV

Bette Midler is taking on a Hollywood legend as she prepares to to play Mae West in an upcoming HBO biopic. The film will be based on West's autobi...

The Celebrity Age Gap

Austin Head | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment
Austin Head

Screw the social bias. Everyone should date whomever they want.

Bette Middler at The Geffen; "Parfunerie" at Wallis!

Jay Weston | Posted 02.04.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The live theatre scene in Los Angles is alive and well. All over town dramatic stage performances are springing up, and the prospects of seeing a ...

Hollywood Will Pay Anything to Be 'Eaten Last' by Bette Midler... Lindsay Lohan's Lovely Yams (No, I Really Mean Yams!)

Liz Smith | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

We all know the kind of "selfies" Lindsay Lohan has made a habit of sharing over the years. I'd like to see Hollywood take her seriously again, and give her another chance in movies. But for now, her luscious yams and a clean and sober lifestyle are just fine.

Bette Midler Loves 'Hocus Pocus' As Much As You Do

The Huffington Post | Chris Harnick | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment

Bette Midler loves "Hocus Pocus" as much as you. Midler, better known as Winnifred Sanderson, stopped by "Katie" this week and told host Katie Cour...

Conversations With Gary Numan, Katey Sagal and Los Lobos' Steve Berlin, Plus a Shelby Lynne Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.29.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I don't feel that electronic music is "my thing." I know it's what I've done all my life, but I still feel slightly removed from it somehow. But I think it's good for music in general.'

Jaywalking in L.A.!

Jay Weston | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Celebrating 'Rodeo de los Caballos' on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills photo by Jay W. The first event in the year-long celebration of the city ...

Giffords' gun group to return Bette Midler foundation donation

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

They were modest contributions considering the group raised $6.6 million in the first half of 2013 -- more than any other super PAC. But they were also strictly prohibited by the Internal Revenue Service.

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...

Don't Shhh My Daughter

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 10.01.2013 | Parents
Shannon Sutherland

After two years of crying and hoping her clueless parents could figure out what she wanted, she now has a voice and she wants to use it all the time and very loudly.

Bette Midler: 'It's Easier To Take A Life Than To Get Health Insurance'

Posted 08.01.2013 | Entertainment

Bette Midler is taking a stand. The iconic performer took to Twitter on Wednesday to speak out on gun reform. Midler has been vocal about her poli...

Bette Midler Hosts a Lunch for Twenty Feet from Stardom

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Now prominent among music legends, Bette Midler reminisces about her stint as a Harlette back in the day in the much celebrated documentary Twenty Fee...

Brush With Greatness: Bette, Broadway and Bloomingdales

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 08.31.2013 | New York
Rachel Braun Scherl

The other night I saw, "I'll Eat You Last," the one-woman show starring Bette Midler. In the 90-minute monologue, Bette Midler brilliantly portrays the spirit, the grit and the brashness of legendary Hollywood agent, Sue Mengers.

Hope You Have A Tissue

Posted 06.27.2013 | Celebrity

Hope you have a tissue handy. In this heartbreakingly sweet video, Bette Midler makes a special phone call to superfan Anna Greenberg, who is dyin...

Popcorn Preview: 20 Feet from Stardom

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: 20 Feet from Stardom (2013) Cast includes: Darlene Love, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill, Merry Clayton, Táta Vega, Mabel John, Gloria Jones, Claudia...