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June 2019: Vol 45, No 6

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There is no disputing the 65-year-old actor/director’s talent in either role. For those of us who grew up in the “Baby Boomer” era, how can we forget the little boy named Opie who played the son of Sheriff Andy Taylor in the “Andy Grifth Show,” or the precocious teen in “Happy Days”? Ron Howard, who is the epitome of the coming of age stories he portrayed, including the iconic flm, “American Grafti,” is unlike most of the actors who gained fame at an early age and quickly faded as they matured.

May 2019: Vol 45, No 5

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After 15 years as one of Las Vegas’ major neon light showstoppers, Celine Dion is leaving the city of glitz and glitter and taking her angelic, one of-a-kind voice on the road again. Her show at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace ends June 8, so you still have time to catch her iconic performances with 11 dates this month and five in June. After that, the multiple Grammy Award winner is embarking on The Courage World Tour which celebrates the release of her new “Courage” album.

March 2019: Vol 45, No 3

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One of the entertainment industry’s most honored actresses, Christine Baranski has achieved acclaim in every medium in which she has performed. Christine is an Emmy, two-time Tony, Screen Actors Guild and American Comedy Award winner.

February 2019: Vol 45, No 2

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Now 85, you could say that this true Country-Pop music legend or, as he is referred to in the Country Music Hall of Fame, is a national treasure. His contributions to American culture are forever inscribed into folklore as a singer, songwriter, author, poet, actor and
activist. The critical successes of his
“Shotgun Willie” (1973), “Red Headed Stranger” (1975) and “Stardust” (1978) albums made Nelson one of the most recognized artists in Country music. He was one of the main figures of outlaw country, a subgenre of Country music that developed in the late 1960s as a reaction to the conservative restrictions of the Nashville sound. Nelson has acted in more han 30 films, Continued on page 30 co-authored several books, and has been involved in activism for the use of biofuels and the legalization of marijuana.

January 2019: Vol 45, No 1

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For most of us, we still have memories of Jessica Lange clutched in the arms of King Kong. That was in 1976, when her modelling agency recommended her to producer Dino DeLaurentis as the female lead in the sequel to the classic 1933 film about the giant ape.

November 2018: Vol 44, No 11

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For most of us who remember her late father, Danny Thomas, himself a famous comedian and philanthropist, the fact that his daughter Marlo will be celebrating her 81st birthday on Nov. 21 is somewhat mind-boggling.
It seems like yesterday that the That Girl star was shining bright in her own right.

October 2018: Vol 44, No 10

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To say that the 90s was a blockbuster year for Gere is an understatement. But his stairway to stardom began shortly after graduation from high school in 1967 where he played several instruments and wrote his own music.

September 2018: Vol 44, No 9

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If you are among the gazillion people on the planet who have seen Marvel’s blockbuster Black Panther movie that premiered in February, you marveled at its star, Angela Bassett, who played the role of Ramonda, mother of King T’challa. Throughout her brilliant career, Bassett has been noted for portraying real life African-American women, as well as strong women. She once said: “That’s the image that I like to put out there, and those are the parts I’m attracted to. But not iron-fist kind of strong, just self-assured. I’m nice too.”

August 2018: Vol 44, No 8

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When the iconic Bob Dylan was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, another singing icon, Bruce Springsteen, told the audience: “Bob freed the mind the way Elvis freed the body. He invented
a new way a pop singer could sound, broke through the limitations of what a recording artist could achieve and changed the face of rock and roll forever.”

July 2018: Vol 44, No 7

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For most actors, singers and entertainers, the stairway to stardom starts on the lowest rung, taking on menial jobs, hoping to be discovered and spending years in bit movie or TV parts.
On the other hand, there are those who are destined for greatness from the moment they are born.
Liza Minnelli fts into that category. Why? Because she happens to be the daughter of Judy Garland, a true American icon and entertainment legend if there ever was one

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