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Michael Feinstein

Michael Feinstein Performs at Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Gala

Julie Spira | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Julie Spira

With a goal of raising $20 million to establish the Heart and Stem Cell Center, a crowd of more than 500 guests gathered at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA for the 9th annual Board of Governors Gala.

Michael Feinstein Talks London Festival of Cabaret, LGBT Issues and More (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 12.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with multifaceted entertainer Michael Feinstein, who will be headlining the London Festival of Cabaret, where he will be performing his acclaimed show "Michael Feinstein & Friends," joined by special guests Elaine Paige and Julian Ovenden.

Gone With the Wit

George Heymont | Posted 06.12.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

With The Young and the Restless now in its 40th season, how does one capture the painful distance between the witty and the witless that has come to dominate our celebrity-driven culture? Let me turn to a delicious quote from 1975's Chicago.

Breaking Through After Coming Out: A Conversation With Spencer Day

Zach Udko | Posted 05.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Zach Udko

I sat down with Spencer Day to discuss The Mystery of You and jazz's slow stride to acceptance of gay artists.

Easy Reader: Recommending Michael Feinstein on the Gershwins and Him, Gary Marmorstein on Lorenz Hart

David Finkle | Posted 03.01.2013 | Books
David Finkle

Ostensibly, what Feinstein is offering in his book is, as its title promises, a prolonged glimpse into his life as a devoted George and Ira Gershwin protegé.

Michael Feinstein on Life with Ira Gershwin, Performing the Classics, and the Future of Feinstein's

Vanity Fair | Posted 02.13.2013 | Entertainment
Vanity Fair

By Patrick Monahan, Vanity Fair George Gershwin in 1935; courtesy of the Conde Nast Archive In 1976, the 80-year-old Ira Gershwin and his wife, Leo...

Scott Siegel's Wonderful Broadway Ballyhoo

Myra Chanin | Posted 11.11.2012 | New York
Myra Chanin

Scott Siegel's Broadway Ballyhoo, an hour-long Musical Revue, is brand new every Thursday night at 11 p.m. at Feinstein's at Loew's Regency. No two Ballyhoos are the same.

First Nighter: Feinstein, Maye Swing the Night Away Brilliantly

David Finkle | Posted 11.06.2012 | New York
David Finkle

If hot music means more to you than heated politics, the place to be this past Tuesday wasn't Charlotte, North Carolina but New York City where Michael Feinstein and Marilyn Maye were -- as the title of their tandem show has it -- "Swingin' the Night Away."

Steven Cagan's Love Songs: A Musical Enchants at Feinstein's

Xaque Gruber | Posted 10.20.2012 | New York
Xaque Gruber

"Love Songs: A Musical is for anybody with ears in their head that has been in love or would like to be. I've always believed that love is one of the only things worth singing about."

Family Losses Drive Singer Michael Feinstein's Benefits for Gastric Cancer and Brain Research

Arlene Weintraub | Posted 09.23.2012 | Impact
Arlene Weintraub

When singer Michael Feinstein lost his cousin to gastric cancer in 2010, he wanted to draw on his celebrity to bring attention to the disease, which is relatively rare and therefore doesn't garner the attention of more common forms of cancer.

Michael Feinstein Talks About His New Album, His Hopes, And Making His Marriage Work

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 01.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Dustin Fitzharris

When Michael Feinstein started recording 25 years ago, people told him that he would never have a successful career singing songs that were perceived as old. Today, the man is a five-time Grammy Award nominee.

Jimmy Webb: Still Making the Music That Will Likely Last Forever

Ellen Sterling | Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

"Music," Jimmy Webb says firmly, "can save the world. It already has done so more than once. It will do so again. But, we have to save the music."

Weekend To-Do List: Cupcake Challenge, Art Openings, And Puppy Bowl

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

If you have decided to opt out of the Chinese New Year and Super Bowl Celebrations this weekend, we've got plenty of alternatives for you to enjoy. Pe...

Michael Feinstein: Top-of-the-Heap Singer, Equally Important Music Archivist-Historian

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

If Michael Feinstein's American Songbook accomplishes anything -- it indisputably does -- it's that his commitment to the task of perpetuating the music is at least equal to his devotion to performing.

First-Nighter: Alan Cumming Acts Up, Acts Waaaaaay Up

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Alan Cumming lets it be known through a puckish yet no-uncertain-terms manner that he's not the type to modulate his behavior for anyone.

All About Me at the Henry Miller Theater

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The brainchild of the stars, playwright Christopher Durang and Lizzie Spender, All About Me, utilizes these talents for what amounts to a high school sing, but is deliciously hilarious.

Kay Thompson: The Singer Has Ended But the Great Arrangements Linger On

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Think Pink, the recordings of Kay Thompson, former head of MGM's vocal department, is a must-have for anyone interested in first-rate singing, songs and arrangements.

Feinstein and Hyde Pierce: A Bendel Bonnet, a Shakespeare Sonnet, Mickey Mouse

Kathryn McGarr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn McGarr

At one point, Hyde Pierce and Feinstein said they'd be doing a number originally done by Bing and Frank, "And if you don't know who Bing and Frank are, you're probably in the wrong show." This is true.

Hot New Night Club Duo: Michael Feinstein and David Hyde Pierce

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Pierce has a resonant baritone-bass that doesn't come as a total surprise after his stints in the one-word-titled musicals Spamalot and Curtains.

Life Is Still a Cabaret , Vow Feinstein, Jackson

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

One such just-shuttered cabaret evening, which will quickly be revived for three nights (June 25-7) has boldly popped up in an unlikely sophisticated nitery, Feinstein's at Loews Regency.