Legendary singer Vic Damone dies at age 89
Legendary crooner Vic Damone passed away on Sunday at the age of 89, his family tells Fox News.
Damone, whose smooth baritone led Frank Sinatra to famously declare he “had the best pipes in the business,” died at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Fla., surrounded by several close relatives.
Damone also received a call from his friend, President Donald Trump, at the hospital in the days before he died, his family said.
Damone starred in several television series, including "The Vic Damone Show" on NBC, and hit movies including "Kismet" and "Rich, Young and Pretty," but the singer did not consider himself a true crossover star.
“I never thought of myself that way,” Damone wrote in his memoir. “That wasn’t my particular gift. … [Continue reading...]
The 10th annual Traditional Robbie Burns Supper at The Rhinecliff- Fri., Feb 2nd, 2018 - 6:30-9:30pm
With your Host, the renowned Hudson Valley Storyteller Jonathan Kruk, Performer Jim Keyes, Master Piper Jeremy Freeman, Swordsman Neil Roberts, and a very Special Guest from the Met Opera & Big Apple Circus, Scottish Juggler/Clown John Grimaldi + the Honorable Haggis, Whiskey tastings + other Special Guests. Reservations suggested. Special overnight room rates$149.. Presented in association with DAAssociatesPR.com Pls call 1-845-876-0590 for reservations. $42.95pp, $32.95 bar seats
Celebrate the life and art of the legendary poet Robert Burns. A much-anticipated tradition in the Hudson Valley. Featuring the recitation of Burns's poetry, a traditional dinner with the entrance of the … [Continue reading...]
ONE SHOW ONLY
Thursday, February 8, 2018
7:00PM | AARON DAVIS HALL
General Admission $25 | Senior & Students $15
For more information: www.citycollegecenterforthearts.org or (212)•650•6900
Morgan McEwen has “an eye for shaping the arc of dance as carefully as the transitions and details within it.”
–The New York Times
Fats Waller’s Rhythm, by ballerina turned choreographer Morgan McEwen, takes on the music of legendary Harlem stride pianist and composer, Fats Waller. MorDance, with dancers from some of the world’s most prestigious companies, is joined by bassist/composer Benjamin Gallina and six of New York’s top jazz musicians for an evening of explosive live music and dance.
MORDANCE’s residency at City College Center for the Arts is part of the CUNY Dance Initiative, which … [Continue reading...]
The Kennedy Center Honors. The 2017 recipients are American dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade, Cuban American singer-songwriter and actress Gloria Estefan, American hip hop artist and entertainment icon LL COOL J, American television writer and producer Norman Lear, and American musician and record producer Lionel Richie.
"The Kennedy Center Honors spotlights the extraordinary careers of five artists whose talent and ingenuity have enriched and shaped cultural life in America," stated Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein.
"Each of this year's Honorees became known to and loved by the world because of their complete originality and bold genius," said Kennedy Center President Deborah F. Rutter. "They are creators of the highest order, and as President Kennedy's living … [Continue reading...]
We wish everyone who celebrate Christmas the Merriest and Healthiest time for all. At times like this we have a chance to remember that we are all united on Mother Earth and wish peace and love to our brothers and sisters. Reverend, Paul Sladkus … [Continue reading...]