Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:54:44 GMT
Bendigo Art Gallery's Marilyn Monroe exhibition brought more than $13 million dollars into the region, Victorian government modelling has shown. Bendigo East MP Jacinta Allan announced on Wednesday $13.2 million in economic impact for Bendigo was derived from the four-month exhibition, exceeding the $11.2 million benefit forecast before the show opened.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 02:50:18 GMT
IT WAS a freezing Christmas Day in 1944 in Fort Erie, Canada. A 10-year-old boy ushered his brother and parents outside and posed them standing in front of their house.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 07:33:37 GMT
An exhibition of American photographer of celebrities and film producer Sam Shaw , including his iconic shot of actress Marilyn Monroe with a "flying skirt" in New York, will be opened in Prague' House of Photography on October 11, the organisers have announced. Monroe's famous photograph was taken during the shooting of film romance The Seven Year Itch .
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 03:19:38 GMT
The Portland Art Museum is presenting Andy Warhol: Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. This major retrospective exhibition of approximately 250 Andy Warhol prints and ephemera from the collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer is the largest of its kind ever to be presented.
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 17:21:21 GMT
War? What war? Afghan tribe so remote they didn't even know about the Taliban or that the US had overthrown them is captured in series of stunning images Florida girl, four, who was abducted from her bed is seen on surveillance footage at Georgia gas station 400 miles away with mysterious family friend called Wild West Hogs Girl, 2, dies after she was left in a hot car for 9 HOURS by mother who 'forgot she was strapped into the back seat' when she went to work Chinese billionaire Jack Ma strikes deal with Hollywood mega-director Steven Spielberg to bring Hollywood to the world's most populous country 'Yes, we keep a tally and it's obvious when you're drunk': Flight attendant reveals what cabin crew REALLY think of your in-flight drinking Defiant Donald hits out at 'self-righteous hypocrite' Republicans deserting him as he tries to shift the focus back to Hillary's personal life by ... (more)
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:37:20 GMT
The celebrity impersonator - who brings to life the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Dolly Parton, Cher, Lady Gaga, and even Mae West and Edith Bunker - returns to Cascades Casino's Summit Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 13. "Bonnie Kilroe has been brining Divas to audiences for more than a decade," said show promoter Rob Warwick. "Not content with the status quo, she is constantly seeking new ways to thrill and delight" with her multi-media shows.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:37:19 GMT
The Hollywood legend was one of the last people to see Marilyn Monroe alive, he recalled in a new interview with Vanity Fair. Lawford, also an actor, invited Beatty over for a night of tacos and poker, and Monroe, a longtime friend of Lawford, was there.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 16:57:35 GMT
Charlie Foster lives in Riverview now, but after dropping out of school and running away with the circus in his native England, he made his way to Hollywood were he said he worked alongside and became friends with such stars as Shirley Temple, Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe. A 93-year-old Riverview man is looking for a good home for his estimated 400 books about showbiz in the '40s and '50s, but he isn't just a fan of Old Hollywood - he was there.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 06:04:00 GMT
"Some Like It Hot" is a 1959 black and white comedy starring Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and the one and only Marilyn Monroe. The film, set in the Prohibition Era, details the adventure of two musicians attempting to outrun the mob by disguising themselves as female musicians.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 23:39:25 GMT
Oct. 5: George Barris, who took the last professional photographs of Marilyn Monroe, just weeks before her death in 1962, died on Friday at his home in Thousand Oaks, Calif. He was 94. The death was confirmed by his daughter Caroline Barris.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 15:29:27 GMT
The third season of Empire isn't the only thing that's been keeping Gabourey Sidibe busy. On the latest episode of Comedy Central's Drunk History, the actress portrays Ella Fitzgerald in a re-enactment of the friendship between the jazz vocal icon and Marilyn Monroe, played by Juno Temple .
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 19:56:54 GMT
It has long been suspected that former President Thomas Jefferson was the father of several children with his slave, Sally Hemmings. Shortly after the death of South Carolina Sen. Strom Thurmond on June 26, 2003, Essie Mae Washington-Williams revealed that she was Thurmond's illegitimate daughter.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 17:47:22 GMT
Kevin Fitzsimmons stars in Sinatra, Sequins & Swing - The Capitol Years Live, which can be seen at The Alban Arena in St Albans An exciting Big Band Swing concert celebrating the era of Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe can be seen in St Albans. Sinatra, Sequins & Swing comes to The Alban Arena on Wednesday, October 12 as part of its 2016 concert tour.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 15:35:54 GMT
Summer 2016 was reported as an all-time high, with the Niagara USA Official Visitor Center, assisting over 103,000 people, a 16 percent increase over 2015. "I watched the old movie 'Niagara' with Marilyn Monroe and I said, 'Hey let's go,'" said David Sage of Monmouth, Ill.
Sun, 02 Oct 2016 09:11:26 GMT
News, commentary, criticism and praise for the College on the Hill, enlivened with history, culture and travel when we feel so moved. Not since Marilyn Monroe's iconic scene in The Seven Year Itch have I seen a subway grate put to such good use: An artist, or perhaps a wag with a good sense of physics, has decorated a Paris airshaft with the lightweight plastic ribbon that the police use to cordon off secure areas.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 16:29:56 GMT
Fame, sex and power built around an imaginary meeting of the minds in a New York hotel room in the 1950s It is about fame, sex and power built around an imaginary meeting of the minds in a New York hotel room in the 1950s. The wild-haired professor is Albert Einstein and the vulnerable sexpot can only be Marilyn Monroe.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 23:01:12 GMT
The late photographer Inge Morath was 16 and living in Germany with her family when World War II broke out, in 1939. After she refused to join the Nazi Party's Hitler Youth, she was drafted to work with Ukrainian prisoners of war in an airplane factory instead.