Randy Weston joins jazz greats, Lena Horne
, Cecil Payne, Herbie Mann, and others in the BJHoFAME.
"Style and Grace in Tribute to Lena and Nancy," celebrating seminal singers Lena Horne
and Nancy Wilson.
The most acclaimed young actress of GMA, Jennylyn joins legendary Hollywood women beautified by Max Factor, who made Clara Bow's trademark Pierrot lips; Joan Crawford's exaggerated full lips; and special shades for Jean Harlow (platinum), Claudette Colbert (dark) and Lena Horne
The repertoire will also include songs from films featuring Ginger Rodgers, Fred Astaire, Lena Horne
and Bing Crosby.
'Don't know why there's no sun up in the sky, stormy weather,' Lena Horne
. 'The sun is out, the sky is blue, there's not a cloud to spoil the view but it's raining, raining in my heart,' from Buddy Holly.
he shared a stage, including Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Lena Horne
Caption: Michael Mendez onstage in Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe's popular Motown Christmas show, above, and in his recent star turn as Usnavi in In the Heights, opposite page; he took on the role of singer Harry Belafonte in WBTT's 2014 production of Harry and Lena, with costar Lexie DeAnda as Lena Horne
Lumet - daughter of director Sidney Lumet and granddaughter of music legend Lena Horne
- is not the first woman to accuse the Def Jam Recordings co-founder of misconduct.
The designs of Lane, who once described himself as a "fabulous fake," were sought by celebrities and trend setters alike, including Audrey Hepburn, Lena Horne
, Elizabeth Taylor and Princess Diana. Former first ladies Jackie Kennedy and Nancy Reagan were also among Lane's admirers.
When Tierre (also a John T) decided to open his restaurant in July of 2015 on Jackson's famed Farish Street in the building that was known as the "Crystal Place" in the 40s and '50s and hosted greats like Sammy Davis Jr., Lena Horne
, and Cab Calloway, the name seemed appropriate.
The entertainment world dotes on performers who sing well and are lovely to look at besides- hence the fame and fortune it's bestowed through the years on iconic singing stars like Doris Day, Rosemary Clooney, Lena Horne
, Dorothy Lamour, Deanna Durbin, Dorothy Dandridge and Diana Ross.
(1981), Tim McVeigh (2000), Michael Jackson (2003)