A friend sent me this positive review of Barbra Streisand's concert on Friday:
"It was a good show. Her son's singing was very nice. And her sister did a duet with her toward the end.
"I got a great seat from a scalper for 50 bucks 45 minutes into the show, and I was happy. The printed pr ... More >>
I just performed a little conversational duet with myself and picked the best of the musical twosomes.
We both agreed that these are the finest:
(10) "Bosom Buddies" from Mame
Such a zippy campfest between two drag queens! I mean two women! The fun of this Jerry Herman number is that in pretendi ... More >>
What do you do when you are the Cute Beatle approaching 70? Ageand those decades of inhaling herbis finally catching up to those pipes, yet vanity or stubbornness prevents you from simply clipping on that capo to sing your classics in a lower key. Oh, and your name is Sir Paul and you' ... More >>
The year was 1985.
The place was the ultra-happening, multilevel East 20s dance club Danceteria.
The creator was Scott Wittman (who went on to be a co-author of some little things like Hairspray and Catch Me If You Can).
photo by Liz Clayton Dawn Sutter Madell, via the Yo La Tengo diary
Eight shows, eight-and-a-half comedians, eight charities, eight mix CDs, 24 sit-ins, and three Velvet Underground covers later, Yo La Tengo brought another Hanukkah at Maxwell's to a close. But, as befits a band named in reference ... More >>