luni , 23 noiembrie 2020

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photo By her own admission, ARLENE DAHL has had an „amazing life” and her zest for living is evident in this interview.  Arlene Dahl has starred in 30 films, 19 stage plays, and authored 16 best-selling books on topics ranging from beauty to relationships.  She is forever known as one of the great beauties in motion pictures with her trademark ... Citeşte mai departe »

Paolo Dalla Zorza: They call me the Cartier of gelato!

Gelato is Italian ice cream, but if your name is Paolo Dalla Zorza it is your art. As interesting as Paolo’s Gelato Italiano is Paolo himself.  A native of Treviso, Italy, Paolo is a veterinarian, pilot, raconteur, and connoisseur of good food.  He has traveled the world in his own plane to learn about the dessert, frequently with his beloved ... Citeşte mai departe »

Paolo Dalla Zorza: Mi se spune „Cartier” al înghețatei!

Dacă ajungeți în Atlanta și aveți poftă de o înghețată adevărată, știm locul potrivit pentru voi: Paolo’s Gelato Italiano! Deschisă în 1999, în cartierul Virginia Highland, gelateria lui Paolo Dalla Zorza e un loc de unde pleci fericit, după ce ai savurat o înghețată delicioasă, sau niște clătite, și-apoi, neapărat, o ceașcă de cappuccino întocmai ca-n Italia. Am fost curioși ... Citeşte mai departe »


Virgil tells us “amor vincit omnia,” or love conquers all. It’s no surprise then that a son of Philadelphia (City of Brotherly Love), Pennsylvania would go forth and conquer in many arenas of entertainment. Some people just seem to approach the world with a strong sense of curiosity and many things to accomplish. Meet Bill Boggs from Philadelphia. Bill Boggs ... Citeşte mai departe »

“The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray”, by Robert Schnakenberg

photo The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray by Robert Schnakenberg is the first in-depth reference book on the man touted as “the world’s finest actor.” The softcover book is a full-color volume of articles, compiled much like an encyclopedia or reference book. Some people are loved not just for what they do, but who they are. Bill Murray is ... Citeşte mai departe »

“SINATRA 100”: the official centennial book, by Charles Pignone

photo Charles Pignone’s new book SINATRA 100 is perhaps the definitive book for those who love Frank Sinatra. It is a large-format book with more than 400 black and white photos (many previously never released) and is jacketed with a screen-printed acetate, making it one of the most beautiful books about a single personality I have ever seen.  Frank Sinatra ... Citeşte mai departe »


Charles Pignone with Frank Sinatra (Courtesy of Charles Pignone archives) The Jukebox is synonymous with the great tunes of the middle Twentieth Century. Its fashionable exterior drew the eyes and ears of all who passed by, but few saw the complex internal structure of these icons. In the same way the legacy of Frank Sinatra is known to many, but ... Citeşte mai departe »


photo Music seems to be second nature to JOHNNY MANDEL.  His whole life has been comprised of musical achievement.  He’s mastered composing, arranging, record producing, and recently being a bandleader.   Johnny Mandel says he learned the early principles of his craft as a member of several big bands.  As a trumpeter and trombonist he played in the bands of Artie ... Citeşte mai departe »


As Jacques said in Shakespeare’s As You Like It, „All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players.”  Seeing a theatrical or musical performance is a shared experience. We watch the “players” on stage expressing emotions that we all have and portraying events that we all experience.  We all experience a birth and a passing – ... Citeşte mai departe »


Shakespeare once said „the earth has music for those who listen.”  Someone who has heard the music of life…and loss is Vinnie Favale.  As you will see in this conversation, his interests are diverse.  A Brooklyn boy, Vinnie Favale always loved music and began his career in radio at WNBC.  His path first crossed with David Letterman, who in years ... Citeşte mai departe »

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