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MasterClass Monday: The Best Musical Moments From The 45th Presidential Inauguration. 


Now, no matter which side of the aisle you gravitate towards, one has to admit that the United States Of America ‘s Presidential Inauguration is a very spectacular event.  One experiences wonderful and inspiring speeches, parades, musical performances etc. – all thoroughly memorable.  The pomp and the circumstance associated with any Presidential Inauguration cannot be […]

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MasterClass Monday:  One Voice Performed By 15 Years Of Americans Idols.


I was mindlessly browsing Facebook today and came across this gem. Performed as the opening number during the Finale of the American Idol Farewell Season, it brought an immediate smile to my face and a glorious warmth to my heart.  Gracing the stage with their infectious personalities and gorgeous voices, these singers gave new purpose […]

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Homeland Season 6 Premieres on Showtime On Sunday January 15th 


Picture Credit: Homeland/Showtime Any Homeland fans out there?  Hello?  I sure hope I have company because I am a rabid fan of this series. I love the production, the actors, the script, the pacing and the incredible research that goes into this extremely popular series. Here is some background, courtesy of Wikipedia: “The sixth season […]

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President Barack Obama Gives Vice-President Joe Biden A Surpising Farewell Gift. 


Somedays, it pays to wake up in the morning and face another day – even if it’s a cold January day.  Because, there just might be some sunshine and warmth as the day moves forward.  And, for Vice-President Joe Biden, this is exactly what happened on Thursday, January 12th when President Barack Obama surprised him […]

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President Barack Obama Delivers His Momentous Farewell Speech In His Hometown Of Chicago 


                                                           Picture Credit: Washington Post I hope you are watching President Obama’s Farewell Speech because it is on now. Like right now.  I have tuned in to […]

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MasterClass Monday: Debbie Reynolds And Carrie Fisher Share A Heartwarming And Memorable Musical Moment


When I saw this beautiful video of Debbie Reynolds performing with her daughter, Carrie Fisher, I couldn’t help but notice the tender and committed love they shared.  From Debbie  gently stroking her daughter’s hair, to the genuine spoken moments and then that final hug,  I was extremely touched and teary -eyed that two Hollywood legends […]

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74th Annual Golden Globe Awards Ceremony Set To Kick Off The Awards Season


                                           Picture Credit: NBC Another year and another awards season begins.  Which also means I have to get this blog back on track. Sorry for deserting you, dear readers, but I was stricken with a very […]

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Tonight On NBC:  Keep The Festive Spirit Alive With Michael Buble And Tony Bennett Featuring Billy Joel. 


Did you enjoy the America’s Got Talent Holiday Spectacular last night on NBC?   If so, NBC has you covered tonight as well when both Michael Buble and Tony Bennett herald in the festive season with their own specials.  And, there will be a special appearance by Billy Joel during Tony Bennett’s special, who will […]

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America’s Got Talent Airs A Holiday Spectacular On NBC


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent Well, we are smack dab into the Christmas season and the Christmas/Holiday specials are ready to entertain you as you bake those cookies and wrap those presents. Because your house is already decorated right?  Right?  Mine has been twinkling since the end of October. Don’t ask.  Here is what America’s […]

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CNN Heroes: 10th Annual All-Star Tribute Airs Sunday.  


On Sunday, December 11th ar 8:00 PM, CNN will celebrate some of the most inspirational everyday heros from around the world.   Hosted by Anderson Cooper and Kelly Ripa , individuals who have helped to improve the lives of others will have their incredible work narrated to the world.  “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute is […]

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The Dick Van Dyke Show Returns To CBS On Sunday In Color. 


                                      Picture Credit: Calvada Productions Oh my goodness.  My Sunday night is complete. CBS is bringing back the Dick Van Dyke Show on Sunday, December 11th at 8:00 PM which will feature  colorized versions  of TWO of […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 11 Of The Voice: The Top 8 Live Show


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice This week, the Top 8 singers will compete for your votes on The Voice.  The performance show airs on Monday, December 5th at 8:00 PM on NBC while the results show airs on Tuesday, December 6th at 8:00 PM.  Last week,  Austin Allsup and Courtney Harrell from Blake Shelton’s team and Aaron Gibson fron Miley Cyrus’s […]

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Christmas In Rockefeller Center 2016 Heralds The Spirit Of The Season


Picture Credit: NBC.Com All hail Christmas Season 2016!   Such a joyful time of year.  Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and so much more!    We are one big happy family at this time of year, putting aside our differences and problems as best we can to embrace the spirit of the season and all that it […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 11 Of The Voice: The Top 10 Live Show


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice This week, the Top 10 singers compete for your votes on The Voice.  The performance show airs on Monday, November 28th at 8:00 PM on NBC while the results show airs on Tuesday, November 29th at 8:00 PM.  Last week,  Darby Walker and Aaron Gibson from Miley Cyrus’ team were in the Bottom 2 […]

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Kelly Clarkson Stars In Disney’s Magical Holiday Celebration 


Picture Credit: ABC/Disney Happy Thanksgiving to all my American readers. I hope you are enjoying your Thanksgiving feast. Nothing like this time of year to thoroughly embrace all that life has to offer. We indeed have so much to be thankful for.   When the dishes are done and you need to unwind,  Disney has […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 11 Of The Voice: The Top 11 Live Show


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice This week, the Top 11 singers compete for your votes on The Voice.  The performance show airs on Monday, November 21st at 8:00 PM on NBC while the results show airs on Tuesday, November 22nd at 8:00 PM.  Last week, the talented Sa’Rayah who was part of Alicia Keys team was eliminated […]

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Are You Ready For The American Music Awards And Some 24K Magic? 


Picture Credit: Bruno Mars I cannot tell you how excited I am to watch Bruno Mars bring a ton of 24K Magic to the American Music Awards tonight. He is one of my favourite performers on the planet – such a phenomenon. No current artist can touch him. He is Bruno. From Mars. And hence […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 11 Of The Voice: The Top 12 Live Shows


Picture Credit:  NBC/The Voice This week,  the Top 12 singers compete for America’s vote. And, helping them along the way, Garth Brooks will be brought in to coach and mentor them.  The Top 12 singers performing tonight are: Team Adam: Billy Gilman, Brendan Fletcher, Josh Gallagher Team Alicia: Wé McDonald, Christian Cuevas, Sa’Rayah Team Blake: […]

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MasterClass Monday: SNL’s Kate McKinnon and Comedian Dave Chappelle Sum Up The Election Through Words And Music


First of all, I would like to extend my congratulations to Donald Trump and his supporters for capturing the title of the 45th Presidency of the United States by receiving the majority of the Electoral College votes. However, those who know me or follow me on Facebook know I was rooting for Hillary Clinton. She […]

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A Musical Tribute To The Great Leonard Cohen Via Patricia O’Callaghan 


Such a sad way to end the week, isn’t it? With the passing of one of most iconic and revolutionary musicians of our lifetime – Leonard Cohen, many music lovers from every walk of life have come together to celebrate his legacy.   Leonard Cohen died on November 7th, 2016 at the age of 82 […]

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