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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 12: Preliminary Auditions Week Five


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent Last week, a lighting dance group, Light Balance Dancers, made the stage sparkle with their creative and illuminating performance. It was unlike anything we have ever seen before. Truly spectacular.  As a result,  Tyra Banks awarded the Golden Buzzer to these incredible performers and, in doing so, broke the stream of […]

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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 12: Preliminary Auditions Week Three


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent I am quickly adding this America’s Got Talent topic.  Another busy day here.  This show never never ceases to amaze!  The talent is “through the roof” this year but then I say this every year, don’t I?   And kudos to Simon for awarding the  Golden Buzzer to singer – songwriter, […]

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Sunday TV Event: 71st Annual Tony Awards Set To Dazzle You On CBS With Kevin Spacey As Host 


                                 Picture Credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images It’s time to gather the family ’round the TV and watch our revered Tony Award ceremony live and in colour on CBS. With so few shows available for full family viewing, the Tonys never […]

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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 12: Preliminary Auditions Week Two


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent I am quickly adding this America’s Got Talent topic. I am running a bit late today. I apologize for this. Last week’s premiere show was brilliant, wasn’t it?  That amazing 13-year-old ventriloquist, Darci Lynne, was one of the best acts I have ever seen on this show. The. Best.  I […]

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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 12: Preliminary Auditions Week One


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent It’s summer. Well, almost!  And that means that our favorite all round entertainment show, America’s Got Talent, is ready to keep you entertained with mind-blowing and/or hilarious acts and fantastic backstories.  And, if that wasn’t enough, the judges antics will also add a heightened entertainment perspective to this show. It’s a […]

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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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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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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 11: The Road To The Finals


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent Season 11/NBC This week, America’s Got Talent will select their final group of Finalists when the last crop of semi-finalists perform for your votes on Tuesday, September 6th and Wednesday, September 7th. I apologize for being AWOL but the summer has been pretty crazy at my end and I am trying to […]

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68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Air On Sunday, September 18th On ABC


Picture Credit: The Emmys/ABC Another year, another Emmy Awards show. Let the 2016-2017 season begin!   This year’s Emmy Awards Show, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will air at 8:00 PM on the ABC network on Sunday, September 18th.  According to the 68th Emmy Awards Wikipedia Page: “The Emmys will honor the best in U.S. prime […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 11: The Finale


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent Season 11/NBC This week, America’s Got Talent will select the winning act. Like now!  I am late to the party and, if you are reading this, so are you. So turn to NBC and see the magic unfold.  Guest artists such as Il Divo and Jersey Boys will heighten the entertainment package […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 11: The Road To The Semi-Finals


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent Season 11/NBC After a two-week hiatus due to the Summer Olympics coverage, America’s Got Talent is back  on Tuesday, August 23rd and Wednesday, August 24th at 8:00 PM.  Here is a snapshot from AGT’s Wikepedia Page pertaining to this week’s performances: I am rooting for the a Capella group, Linkin’ Bridge and singer […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 11: Judges’ Cuts


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent Season 11/NBC Once again this week, America’s Got Talent airs on Tuesday and Wednesday, so hurray for back-to-back episodes of our favorite variety show.  And we are down to the Judges’ Cuts this week so ’twill be interesting to see if more singers advance since 4 vocalists have already been secured […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 11: More Outstanding Acts Are Discovered


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent Season 11/NBC This week, America’s Got Talent airs on Tuesday and Wednesday, so hurray for back-to-back episodes of our favorite variety show.  Since all four Golden Buzzers have been assigned,  this does not mean that some incredible talent will not be discovered over the next two nights.  For instance, last week’s […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 11: Preliminary Auditions Continue


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent Season 11/NBC Last week, I was overwhelmed by the coverage of the Orlando tragedy and did not watch the show. I think the entire world was thinking of those affected by the senseless deaths of so many beautiful individuals.  God Bless them and their families and friends.          […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 10: Preliminary Auditions Week Two


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC The picture above this article says it all. Look at that zany bunch of characters!  Their playful expressions and mannerisms speak volumes and explain why this show has been such a pleasurable and entertaining presence in our lives every summer.  It is such a gem of a show and the […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 10 Of The Voice: The Blind Auditions Week Two


   Picture Credit: The Voice/NBC The Voice will strut its stuff with the second week of the Blind Auditions on Monday, March 7th and Tuesday, March 8th at 8:00 PM on NBC.  I am on holidays for the month of March, but will be checking back often with your impressions. Please share them in the […]

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Hollywood’s Biggest Night Of The Year – The Oscars – Will Air On ABC On Sunday, February 28th


   Picture Credit: Oscars/ABC Hollywood is all a-glitter and a-flutter as the countdown to the Oscars has been set in motion. With less than 6 hours until airtime, I wish I could be a fly on the wall inside the Dolby Theatre as the producers scurry around, putting on the finishing touches to what will […]

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ColdPlay, Beyoncé, Bruno. Doesn’t Get Much Better Than That at The Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show #SB50


  What a fantastic journey for all of us during the  Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show. There were fireworks and marching bands during ColdPlay’s musical segment but, undeniably, their fantastic songs were front and center.   I have to say, though, that the audio feed was pretty weak.  I could barely hear Chris Martin. Can these audio […]

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Lady Gaga Performs a Magnificent Version Of The Star Spangled Banner At SuperBowl 50. 


   It doesn’t get much better than this.   Lady Gaga was in her “gagalicious” element when she performed the USA National Anthem at the Super Bowl 50.  She did a phenomenal job and it was wonderful to see her go back to her traditional performing roots. Gone was all the smoke and mirrors which has defined […]

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Bruno Mars Brings Some Uptown Funk To The Super Bowl 50 


  Sometimes, I marvel at my extra-sensory perception (ESP) abilities. Or just get really frightened!   In the past, I have had interesting experiences with my intuition – some with good results and some with sad results.  However, this latest personal prediction is all good.  Yesterday morning, I woke up and, for some reason, thought […]

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