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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 7 Of The Voice: The Battle Rounds End.


Picture Credit: NBC/THE VOICE Is it just me or did they Fast Forward the Battle Rounds on The Voice this season? I remember this phase lasting longer so, hopefully, this means that more time will be allotted for the LIVE shows. There is a ton of talent on The Voice this season, but, we have […]

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CNN Airs Roots: Our Journeys Home, Focusing On The Personal Roots Of CNN Anchors


Picture Credit: CNN.COM Have you been watching the mini-episode of CNN’s new historical project, “Roots“? I have been viewing snippets of this documentary this past week and, depending on the storyline, have been moved to tears of sorrow and laughter. I was touched to see the humanity and sensitivity displayed by these popular anchors who […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 7 Of The Voice: The Battle Rounds


Picture Credit: NBC/THE VOICE Yesterday was Thanksgiving Day here in Canada so I totally forgot about The Voice. My apologies everyone. This week, we enter the second phase of this show – The Battle Rounds. Hopefully, the stronger singers will survive but, in the past, we do see many talented singers leave this phase of […]

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America’s Got Talent Forte Star, Fernando Varela, Performs To Great Acclaim In Timmins Ontario


Okay, I will let you in on a little secret. I was crying like a baby during Fernando Varela’s concert on Saturday, October 4th in Timmins, Ontario Canada. And for a good reason. The depth and passion Fernando transported his audience via his singing voice and spoken word really touched me. Yes, I said spoken […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 7 Of The Voice: The Blind Auditions Week 3


Picture Credit: NBC/THE VOICE I watched a portion of the The Voice last week and enjoyed it very much. I always do in the early stages. It is the middle stage that drags on forever and we lose so many great singers and that seems like such a shame. The judges are hilarious as always […]

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America’s Got Talent Star, Fernando Varela, Coming To My Town Of Timmins As Part Of His North American Tour.


Last year, Fernando Varela, one of three singers from the popera group, Forte, took America’s Got Talent by storm, having finished in the Top 4 acts of the season. Forte has since carved out a phenomenal career post- AGT, having performed at numerous high profile events, including Carnegie Hall, and for President Barack Obama and […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 7 Of The Voice: The Blind Auditions Week 2


Picture Credit: NBC/THE VOICE Apparently, the ratings were very low agt week. I had a feeling… Personally, the shtick is becoming a little old and the producers need to rethink the future of this show. That being said, The Voice still attracts some of the finest singers ever heard on these reality shows, so the […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 7 Premiere Of The Voice


Picture Credit: NBC/THE VOICE I am loving this new Judges’ lineup for Season 7 of The Voice. Are you? New this season are Gwen Stefani and Pharell Williams replacing Cee Lo Green and Christina Aguilera. I think the addition of these two new judges should provide some electric chemistry throughout the season, adding a heightened […]

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Performance Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Top 6


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent Well, this is it!! The Top 6 Finale of America’s Got Talent Season 9. And, I have to say that, as much as the Top 6 are extremely talented, incredibly gifted acts were sent home during the course of this season’s offering. This was arguably AGT’s strongest and most diverse […]

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A MasterClass Moment: Barbra Streisand And Jimmy Fallon Sing A Medley Of Duets


Are you kidding me? Seriously? Barbra and Jimmy together = woweewowow!! Yes, I am at a loss for words and I apologize for this. But it is not every day you see La Streisand perform live and in color on TV. So, I was transfixed watching this video from Monday’s Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon. […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 3: Courtney, Elizabeth And Leslie


I am so sad knowing that this is the last MasterChef episode of Season 5. It has been a great culinary ride and there have been many wonderful moments on this show. As I have said in previous articles, this show is quite possibly the most creative reality show on TV. A high degree of […]

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Barbra Streisand Set To Appear On The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon


Set your DVRs Streisand fans. Your favorite diva, Barbra Streisand, will make a special appearance on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Why now, you say? Well, Ms. Streisand is set to release a new CD called “Partners” which will include show-stopping vocal duo performances of Barbra with an eclectic array of artists including Andrea […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Top 12


Well, just two more weeks and we will crown another AGT winner. Look at the talent in that picture. Pretty much any one of these acts could win but I am still rooting for Miguel Dakota. He is the most marketable because he possesses every element you look for in a star – talent, charisma, […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 5: It’s All About Family


This show is addicting! And it is not only the food that tickles my cravings but also the storyline depicted throughout each episode. This week, under a great big box, the Top 5 receive a surprise in the form of their family members. Pictured above is Top 5 Finalist, Leslie, with his wife. They look […]

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Comedian Joan Rivers Dies At The Age Of 81


CNN has just reported that comedy legend, Joan Rivers, has died at the age of 81 years. Ms. Rivers had stopped breathing during throat surgery at a Manhattan medical clinic last week, according to the New York Fire Department. She apparently suffered cardiac and respiratory arrest during a procedure CNN had reported on Wednesday evening […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Semi-Finals Week Two


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent I am in a bit of a hurry here, so I grabbed my favorite Nick Cannon picture to get this AGT topic going. What a great, great show last week. I do believe the strongest acts prevailed but it was a tight race. It was sad to see any of […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 6: Breakdown In The Kitchen


Picture Credit: MasterChef/Fox I am so sad. Big Willie was eliminated last week. He brought a sense of flair and enthusiasm to the MasterChef kitchen and all of the remaining competitors were noticeably saddened to see him leave. He was loved by all. And so, the Top 6 Home Cooks must forge on without her […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Semi-Finals Week One


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent I am in love with Nick Cannon and his fashion sense. Look at that jacket. Doesn’t it scream MasterClassLady? I happen to think that Nick is a wonderful host and entertainer. The man has it all – loveable, humorous, empathetic and just plain all round nice guy. The show would […]

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66th Emmy Awards With Host Seth Myers To Air On NBC


Picture Credit: Emmys Another year, another Emmy Awards show to kick off the Fall TV season. The awards show is slated to air on Monday, August 25th at 8:00 PM on NBC. The host this year will be the always entertaining Seth Myers. I am not crazy about the majority of the nominees. Same old, […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 7: Tag Teams Rule In The Kitchen


This week, the Top 7 are treated to letters from homes and, as a result, their morales and spirits are considerably boosted. Although this show is a blast to watch, for the home cooks, it is a very intense, sometimes lonely competition. I am sure the pressure to succeed is huge and many have sacrificed […]

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