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Beltress blast from the past: Lestat the musical

By | Mar 6, 2011

Belter (noun)- Theatrical gold. A person, usually female, who specializes in producing fierce, skilled vocals in the highest part of their chest voice. When given the choice to belt or mix, a belter will always choose the former. Female belters can also be referred to as beltresses. —The Musical Theatre Dictionary

A Jeff Bridges Disney dream

By | Mar 4, 2011

Disney parks has just unveiled three new additions to the Disney Dream Portrait series by renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz. The series, which began in 2006, features our favorite celebrities as timeless Disney characters.

Hot or Not

By | Mar 2, 2011

Hot The winners Big-time blockbusters stole the show. Being recognized not for the performances on the big screen but for the work done behind the scenes, “Inception” won Best Cinematography, Best Sound Editing and Best Visual Effects. Christian Bale and Melissa Leo of “The Fighter,” which told the story of a boxer’s battle and a…

Celebrity Oops

By | Mar 2, 2011

Ending their London getaway on a particularly royal note, Catherine Zeta-Jones and husband Michael Douglas were caught in a brawl with the paparazzi last Thursday. After spending the day at the royal Buckingham Palace, where Prince Charles honored Zeta-Jones for her “distinguished service to the arts,” the couple was greeted by a swarm of cameras…

Blog of the Week

By | Mar 2, 2011

Ever try to imagine what a world without eyebrows would look like? Well now you don’t have to. Tumblr’s f- – -yeahnoeyebrows site archives Photoshopped images of brow-less celebs — everyone from Miley Cyrus to John Stamos. Instead of painfully plucking for hours at those tiny strands or succumbing to a pair of red raccoon…

WTF

By | Mar 2, 2011

With brightly colored wrappers and enticing words like “creamy,” “whipped” and “crunchy,” it’s a wonder no one bothered to stop and think about the contents of the candy they’re consuming. CollegeHumor’s writers and graphic artists have updated familiar candy wrappers, rendering new and more accurate ones. Taking Wonka’s original “Runts,” they created a new box…

We love Natalie! (Or at least I do)

By | Mar 2, 2011

Bear with me, my friends. Instead of watching the Oscars on television Sunday, I had to resort to opening five tabs of random live blogs, attempting to write an art history midterm paper at the same time and closely monitoring my own New York Times ballot (which turned out to be pretty bad…but I still…

Harry Potter on Broadway…again

By | Feb 27, 2011

Coming off the heels of his success in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of “Equus,” Daniel Radcliffe, star of the hit movie series “Harry Potter” is climbing the ladder of theatrical notoriety with his debut in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” on The Great White Way.

Who will Kate Middleton wear?

By | Feb 24, 2011

The Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton is big news in the US. And it’s even huger news over here in the UK. It seems like with each step Will or Kate takes, a headline pops up…all in preparation for the most anticipated nuptials in Britain since Princess Diana and Prince Charles. But…

Hot or Not

By | Feb 23, 2011

Hot The food For an event called Chili Fest, it seems imperative the chili would be spectacular. This year’s offerings didn’t fail to deliver. With more than 30 restaurants and organizations offering their interpretations of the classic stew — ranging from Viva’s succulent pork stew to Maté Factor’s vegetarian tofu chili — there were tasty…

James Franco: the guy who tries

By | Feb 23, 2011

I’ve been reflecting on a conversation I had a few weeks ago with one of my best friends about James Franco. He looks up to the actor as a person he relates to — they’re both underdogs who rose to a certain level of prominence and essentially threw themselves into dramatic training. But the thing…

Celebrity Oops

By | Feb 23, 2011

Grammy winner Lady Gaga revealed to the world more than just the meaning behind her smashing new single. In an interview with “60 Minutes’” Anderson Cooper on last Sunday’s episode, Lady Gaga confessed smoking pot  — and a lot of it — is part of Mama Monster’s “creative process.” If Gaga’s new single, “Born This Way,”…