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He composed songs such as “Witchcraft” and “The Best Is Yet To Come” and wrote the musicals Sweet Charity, On the Twentieth Century, Barnum, City of Angels, and The Will Rogers Follies. His name: Cy Coleman, the subject of a remarkable new bio YOU FASCINATE ME SO by journalist and author Andy Propst. Propst will be joining Halli at her table on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, June 17, 3 pm ET, along with Michele Lee, Lucie Arnaz and Mrs. Cy Coleman for a show-stopping conversation.
Andy Propst, the author of YOU FASCINATE ME SO, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CY COLEMAN is a journalist whose career has encompassed work with NY Shakespeare Festival founder, Joseph Papp and Tony Award-winning director George C. Wolfe, as well as five years on-air at XM Satellite Radio’s XM 28 On Broadway channel.
Award-winning actress and performer Lucie Arnaz is the daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Ball starred in Cy Coleman’s WILDCAT. Lucie Arnaz has acted in television and film, including in THE JAZZ SINGER for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe. She made her mark on Broadway in beginning with the musical THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG. She headlined the first national tour of Cy Coleman’s mega-hit musical SEESAW.
Emmy Award Nominee and a two-time Tony nominee Michele Lee starred in the original production of the Coleman/ Dorothy Fields musical SEESAW, She made her Broadway debut in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING ande starred as Karen Fairgate on the nighttime soap opera KNOTT’S LANDING.
Michele Lee, Lucie Arnaz, Andy Propst, Shelby Coleman on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when we look at the life, times and music of composer Cy Coleman on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, 3 pm ET. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.
Movie Addict Headquarters invites you to our Eighth Year Anniversary Bash featuring clips of famous guests, favorite shows, a book giveaway and other goodies. The list of popular guests to be spotlighted includes such fascinating film folks as Cloris Leachman, Barry Bostwick, Tanna Frederick, Rita Moreno, Tippi Hedren, Lorna Luft, Lucie Arnaz, Robert Osborne, Nell Minow, Morgan Lawrence, Richard Jack Smith, Lizette Amado-Bettinger, Misha Zubarev, Tony Babino, J Blair Brown, Chuck Skull, A.J. Hakari, David Worth, Dragon Dronet, Mack Bates, Kyle Olson, Nell Minow, Debbie Reynolds, Rita Graham, James Colt Harrison, Diana Saenger, George Bettinger and Nancy Lombardo. Plus, the Top Ten episodes during the last twelve months will be revealed as well as the guest with the most listeners during the past eight years. And surprise guests might call in! It should be a fun -- and suspenseful -- party!
Film-related books to be given away in a random drawing at this Anniversary Celebration include: Hollywood or Bust by Susan Marg; Confessions of a Movie Addict by Betty Jo Tucker; and It Had To Be Us by Harry & Elizabeth Lawrence.
What better way to get in the mood for Valentine’s Day than by listening to some great movie love songs as performed by artists like Judy Garland, Tony Babino, Rita Graham, Debbie Reynolds, Marilyn Monroe, Mickey Rooney, Alice Faye, Lucie Arnaz, and Bryan Ferry? Listeners are invited to join in the fun by trying to guess the name of the film that featured each song. Will the selections played be from any of these movies: Leaving Las Vegas; Bandwagon; We Are Kings; Casablanca; Some Like It Hot; The Jazz Singer; Hello, Frisco, Hello; Words and Music. Be sure to listen and find out!
Natalie Gelman was a street performing NYC troubadour who won over hearts across the country with her music, soulful voice and dynamic songwriting. She literally moved up from the subway to Carnegie Hall and many venues in between. And along the way she found herself in national publications like the NY Times and Billboard Magazine because of it. Often compared to Sheryl Crow, Joni Mitchell and Jewel, Natalie is an artist in her own right - called “Simply Terrific” by the NY Post and named the “poster girl for the solo, storytelling singer/songwriter” by Music Connection Magazine. Best of all, she joins us on Music FridayLive! this Friday.
Alex Nester brings back the art of real, live un-moduilated music-making with hot blues that makes you shake and shimmy and cool vocals that do a slow burn in your ears. A bout with cancer as a teen has helped shape her unique sound filled with messages of love, faith, positivity, and healing while channeling the retro soul artists of the 60’s and 70’s. Her resume already includes 12 albums, countless jingles, and over 25 theatrical productions, as well as working with established musicians such as Carlos Santana, Stevie Wonder, The Four Tops, The Fifth Dimension, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Desi Arnaz, Jr., Alphonse Mouzon, Brandon Fields, and Eric Marienthal.. Plays hard and late and she joins us Friday.
Nicholas Snow has a candid conversation with Lucy Arnaz and husband Larry Luckinbill on the red carpet. Learn what they have to say about safer sex, the beloved Lucille Ball, and the dismantling of Hollywood's closet.
Producer/Host Nicholas Snow focuses on "Connecting the Circuitry of Humanity." The presenting sponsor for this episode is Intervention 911, part of Ken Seeley Communities (Nicholas Snow Productions LLC is honored to also produce the podcast, Intervention 911 with Ken Seeley, available at this link.
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On today'show we are honored to again have as our guest the amazing Tim Weichman. As a long-time associate of author Guy Finley (best-selling author who is known for his deep understanding ot the Inner Path), Tim brilliantly addresses many of the inner llife topics that Guy writes and teaches about such as freedom from stress and fear, finding inner peace, relationships, taking command of our own lives, and many other related topics. On this show Tim will discuss Guy's international bestseller The Secret of Letting Go. According to a quote from Desi Arnaz, Jr., Guy Finley takes the wisdom of the ages and uses it to gently coach his readers to heal tthe places in own minds where psychological problems orginate...", and we could not agree more. Please join us.
Movie Addict HQ remembers Lucille Ball, the legendary actress and comedian who charmed people throughout the world with her movies, TV shows and stage appearances. Joining in this special tribute to the Queen of Comedy are James Sheridan, co-author of Lucille Ball: FAQ, and Elisabeth Edwards, author of I Love Lucy: A Celebration of All Things Lucy as well as other books about the beloved show biz icon. Sheridan, a graduate of Fordham University, is a lifelong Lucy fan who could name every I Love Lucy episode in order at the age of seven! Edwards works at Desilu, LLC -- a company Lucie Arnaz and Desi Arnaz Jr. put together to mange their parents' estate.
A REBROADCAST:LUCIE ARNAZ has had an extremely diversified career spanning over forty years in show business. She has starred on the Broadway stage in THEY’RE PLAYING OUR, LOST IN YONKERS, GRACE AND GLORIE and DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS; in First National companies of SEESAW, WHOSE LIFE IS IT ANYWAY?, SOCIAL SECURITY, and MY ONE AND ONLY; and in regional theatres in WONDERFUL TOWN, MASTER CLASS, CABARET, THE GUARDSMAN, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, I DO! I DO!, EDUCATING RITA, VANITIES, L’IL ABNER, BYE BYE BIRDIE, ONCE UPON A MATTRESS, MACK AND MABLE, as well as in the London premiere of WITCHES OF EASTWICK, and at Florida’s Coconut Grove Playhouse in ONCE REMOVED, A PICASSO, ANN AND DEBBIE, and SONIA FLEW.
She has appeared on television in THE LUCIE ARNAZ SHOW, ABDUCTION OF INNOCENCE, SONS AND DAUGHTERS, THE BLACK DAHLIA, THE MATING SEASON, WHO GETS THE FRIENDS?, WASHINGTON MISTRESS, DEATH SCREAM and HERE’S LUCY; on the big screen in THE JAZZ SINGER, DOWN TO YOU, SECOND THOUGHTS, BILLY JACK GOES TO WASHINGTON, WILD SEVEN and THE PACK.
Lucie has performed on the ACADEMY AWARDS, at THE WHITE HOUSE, and internationally in concert. She was Executive Producer of the I LOVE LUCY 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL and LUCY & DESI: A HOME MOVIE. She produced two CD-ROMS, and two albums, JUST IN TIME and LATIN ROOTS. She also travels the lecture circuit (SURVIVING SUCCESS).
Lucie currently serves on the Board of Directors of The American Theatre Wing. With her brother, Desi, she manages Desilu, too, LLC. With her husband, actor-writer Laurence Luckinbill, she manages five children. Lucie invites you to visit her online at WWW.LUCIEARNAZ.COM.
Lucianna Padmore was born in the Bronx, NY. She is a drummer and was praised by Modern Drummer magazine for “Deep grooves and serious fusion chops.” She played drums since nine. Her styles include Jazz and Hip-Hop to Funk and Rock Fusion. She attended LaGuardia High School for Music and Performing Arts and New School University. While in school, she received awards from Jazz at Lincoln Center and BMI for outstanding soloing and Jazz Improvisation. An active drummer on stage and in the studio, Lucianna has been involved in projects in the New York scene. She plays in the rock fusion band Stratospheerius with electric violinist Joe Deninzon. They have three CDs, Live Wires, Headspace, and The Next World. She performs with the Primordial Jazz Funktet, and recorded We are Here. Lucianna performs in the New York-based Japanese lead group Neo Blues Maki, a modern NYC-influenced take on traditional Japanese Incca Music. Miss Padmore does Jazz outreach and education in elementary and high schools in NewYork City to keep Jazz music and Music Appreciation alive! She’s performs with tuba player Bob Stewart, Chico Debarge, Amel Larrieux, Kelis, James Spaulding,Shirely Horn, Bertha Hope, Mimi Jones, Pat Tandy Jimmy Heath, Clark Terry, Quincy Jones,Sun Ra Archestra, Josh Rosemen Quintet, Oscar Peterson trio, and Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. She toured in Austria, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Morocco, and Haiti, and the U.S. Lucianna was featured in a book about drummers called Sticks and Skins. Lucianna endorses of Soul Tone Cymbals.
Cassandria Lucianna Arnaz-Carlson is Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz' Granddaughter. She joins us to discuss new media being released about her, her mother & her famous grandmother.
Luca Lashes is a collection of eBooks and interactive apps for children four and under that turn the “fear of firsts” into fun.
Created by long-time educators Nicole and Damir Fonovich, the series was inspired by their little boy, Lucas, and their desire to help him be brave in all his childhood discoveries.
"As a parent, the 'firsts' were a huge source of anxiety," says Nicole. "Childhood discovery should be a learning experience and an opportunity for parent/child bonding. That's why we created "Luca Lashes"—to help fellow parents remove the fear and worry associated with the firsts."
Nicole and Damir and their team have created a whimsical, multi-lingual (English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Chinese) line of children's eBooks and apps based on a boy with magic eyelashes which give him special brave powers in all his "scary" firsts.
Lucille Ball & Desi in "Suspense"-OTR old time radio. Lucille Ball; there is only one Lucy! Hear Lucille ball on the show "Suspense" from 11/17/1944, in the episode entitled "The Red-Headed Woman. In "The Red-Headed Woman," Lucille Ball plays a dangerous woman on the run, and Desi Arnaz plays the man... who gets in her way. Linda is a secretary for the Jenson Company in Kansas City. One day, she gets a call from her fiancé, Frank, telling her that he has met someone else. For two years, her life had revolved around him, but now, she decides to live for herself. Linda wants to get away, and for that she needs money, so she steals a gun from her boss and the payroll money from the company safe.
Before television, families would gather around the radio every night and imagine with their eyes. Some of the biggest stars of the screen were featured on these popular radio shows. You will be amazed at how interesting radio can be and how your imagination can run wild. Here, you will find well known celebrities such as Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Jack Benny, and more… . Hosted by Dr. Leigh-Davis. www.DrLeigh-Davis.com or www.IMDb.me/DrLeigh-Davis . Produced by Creative Endeavors. www.cEndeavors.CO .