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Flashdance

It's All About the Dance in Flashdance - The Musical

Robert Bullen | Posted 10.08.2013 | Chicago
Robert Bullen

Look. Flashdance - The Musical is not great theatre. It's not even very good. However, it is entertaining. Particularly due to the fact that it's a show about following one's passion by overcoming the odds. We can latch on to Alex's story.

Broadway Must Wait

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.25.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The stage adaptation of the 1983 hit movie "Flashdance" has taken a slight stutter step on the way to Broadway. Citing an inability to fi...

What A Feeling! A Flashdance Musical Is Really Happening

Posted 04.17.2013 | Arts

In 1983 Jennifer Beals removed her welding mask, donned a tight T-shirt and doused herself in water whilst dancing to Michael Sembello's infectious sy...

'Flashdance' Is Now 30 Years Old

Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment

April 15 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of "Flashdance." Starring Jennifer Beals as Alex Owens, "Flashdance" tells the story of a young ...

20 Of The Best Oscar Songs Of All Time

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.23.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

As the 85th Academy Awards approaches, it just seems appropriate to get nostalgic and take a look at some of the best of the best Original Academy Award Winning Songs over the past 79 years.

Bake Sale Mania Makes Me a Maniac

Anna Sandler | Posted 03.15.2013 | Parents
Anna Sandler

The Bake Sale mania at my kids' public school has made me a maniac. There is just no other word for it. Maniac. Cue '80s Flashdance flashback, but with mom jeans, rage and cupcakes.

Broadway's Next Hit?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 11.05.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — Dig out those leg warmers and headbands – "Flashdance" is coming to Broadway. Producers said Tuesday that the stage adaptation...

Jennifer Beals Tackles Recycling and a New Show on Fox

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

In real life Beals is also fighting City Hall in Chicago. "Chicago doesn't recycle," she says emphatically.

Best and Worst Brands of the Week November 12-19: "The Break-Up Cure"

Alona Elkayam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alona Elkayam

My life this past week was about many things, but in particular: a break-up. That's why this column takes on the the Best Worst Brands for my 5-step break-up cure.

Jennifer Beals: What a Feeling!

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamar Abrams

Jennifer Beals is the iconic symbol of the 1980s -- big hair, leg warmers and a feline body, star of Flashdance. But the Jennifer Beals of 2010 has morphed into an activist.

Review: David Foster's Hit Man -- Star Gazing in the Recording Studio

Charles Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Alexander

Since Foster, unlike many musicians, never got into drugs, he actually remembers everything that happened. Example: what was Madonna doing lying on the floor of a recording booth moaning?