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THE ABC’S OF COVID-19: A CNN TOWN HALL FOR KIDS AND PARENTS


Picture Credit: CNN.COM Well, how neat is this? CNN’s Erica Hill and Dr. Sanjay Gupta will join those lovable characters from Sesame Street for The ABC’s of Covid-19: A CNN/Sesame Street Town Hall for Kids and Parents. I was watching a clip on CNN today and it was so adorable. I was hoping to share […]

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CNN Hosts A Special Global Town Hall Featuring Alicia Keyes


I have been a huge fan of CNN’s weekly town halls addressing the concerns surrounding Covid-19 Co-hosted by Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, these town halls have been vastly informative and reassuring. Viewers are encouraged to submit their own questions and many of the questions asked have acknowledged and clarified some of my own. […]

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It’s Oscar Sunday. Time To Celebrate The 92nd Academy Awards Show


It’s my favourite time of year – well, except for Christmas. I love me some Christmas. All the magic, all the music, all the festivities and celebration – but I digress. Well, kind of! Because I just described why I love the Oscars. The Oscars do, however, resurrect some of my best childhood memories of […]

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Multiple Grammy Award Winner Alicia Keys Returns To Host The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards


She’s back! The beautiful and talented Alicia Keys is ready to act as host for the 62nd Grammy Awards which will air on CBS on Sunday, January 26th at 8:00 PM. However, in the wake of the sudden and tragic death of basketball great, Kobe Bryant, a dark cloud will be hanging over this event. […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 17 Of The Voice: The Top 13 Live


We are one week closer to crowning a winner on Season 17 of The Voice. This week, the Top 13 artists perform live in front of coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani for America’s vote.  The Performance Show airs on Monday, November 18th on NBC at 8:00 PM The Results […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 17 Of The Voice: The Live Playoffs Begin


Here we go. The Voice is moving toward the home stretch when The Playoffs air this week. The Top 20 artists will perform live in front of coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani for a chance to be voted through to the Top 13. The performance show airs Monday, November 11th […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 17 Of The Voice: The KnockOuts Begin


Picture Credit: The Voice/NBC This week on The Voice, the Battle Rounds conclude and the Knockout Rounds begin. Superstar, Taylor Swift serves as a mega mentor to all of the coaches teams, as the coaches prepare their artists to individually perform against a teammate. Following their performances, they select a winner to move on to […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 17 Of The Voice: Blind Auditions Week Two


Picture Credit:NBC/TheVoice This is Week Two of the Blind Auditions. The Voice aired last night and will air a second episode in a few minutes. There is a 14-year-old crooner a la Michael Buble who will make you swoon. I saw the teaser on The Voice’s Facebook page and he was pretty amazing. Where does […]

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MasterClass Monday : Mike DelGuidice Performs Nessun Dorma Accompanied By Billy Joel


Apparently, in order to be hired as a guitarist for Billy Joel, you have to be able to sing opera, specifically one of the most difficult tenor arias in operatic history. This performance of Puccini’s “Nessun Dorma” by Mike DelGuidice proves that Billy Joel surrounds himself with the best and the brightest in the musical arena. […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 17 Of The Voice: Premiere Week


Coaches Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani, John Legend and Blake Shelton are ready to discover and coach the next singing phenomenon or phenomenons. The Voice is set to air on Monday, September 23rd and Tuesday, September 24th on NBC. Once again, Carson Daly returns as host. This season’s battle advisors are Normani for Team Kelly, Will.i.am for Team Gwen, Usher for […]

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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 14: The Grand Finale


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC Okay everyone. This. Is. It. The Grand Finale for America’s Got Talent Season 14. Hasn’t it been a wonderful season? The diversity of talent seems to break records with each passing year. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, along comes another season of AGT. The Performance Finale airs […]

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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 14: The. Auditions Continue Into Week 4


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC Auditions continue into Week 4 of America’s Got Talent and there are still some surprises in store for all of you. And two Golden Buzzers are still in play. What is a Golden Buzzer you say? “The golden buzzer means that the act will be given a straight pass to […]

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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 14: The. Auditions Continue


This week on America’s Got Talent the auditions continue as variety acts of all types and contestants of all ages audition for the chance to win the $1 million prize. The Golden Buzzer is still in play, which means that three more lucky acts have a chance to go directly to the live shows. So, […]

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MasterClass Monday: Tony Award Winner And Role Model Ali Stroker


Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would have tears in my eyes while watching a singer perform “I Cain’t Say Know” from the musical Oklahoma by Rodgers and Hammerstein. But also, I never could envision this exceptional performance by singer/actress Ali Stroker in a wheelchair on the Tony Awards last evening. […]

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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 14: The. Auditions Continue


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC Last week’s America’s Got Talent premiere was fantastic. All the acts were wonderful in their own special way. My favourites were V.Unbeatable Dance Crew ( who made my jaw drop with their aerial dance moves), magician Eric Chien (who mesmerized me with his talent and acting skills), campy entertainer Gingzilla […]

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MasterClass Monday: It’s All About America’s Got Talent Superstar Kodi Lee


First of all – why isn’t Kodi Lee’s emergence on national television Breaking News? He is one of 25 musical savants world wide and there is radio silence from all the networks. Now, to be fair, CNN Entertainment wrote a wonderful article about him but, as we all know, most people get their news from […]

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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 14: The Premiere Auditions


Yay. It’s summer. Well somewhere it’s summer. Our region just hasn’t realized it yet. And,with summer, comes another round of America’s Got Talent. Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough join returning judges Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel as contestants and variety acts audition for the chance to win $1 million And, there is a new host […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For American Idol Season 17: The Grand Finale


It’s Sunday, March 19th and the American Idol Grand Finale is on now. Tune into ABC at 8:00 PM to see a star-studded lineup in the company of this season’s Top 3 – Alejandro Alandra, Laine Hardy and Madison Vandenburg. Who will be crowned American Idol Season 17? Your live votes will decide and the […]

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Comedy Legend Tim Conway Dies At The Age Of 85 Years


Oh Tim Conway. You will definitely be missed. The comedic legend died on Tuesday, May 15th at the age of 85. Although he was quite ill for a long while prior to his death, Howard Bragman, Conway’s representative, said he was not suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Sometimes it takes one amazing gig to […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For American Idol Season 17: The Top 6 Sing Woodstock And Show Stoppers


We are down to the Top 6 on American Idol. Each contestant performs one inspirational and powerful song with the help of Lauren Daigle, then the contestants take on songs performed at the famed Woodstock Music Festival in 1969. The shows airs Monday, May 5th on ABC at 8:00:PM. I am running late tonight. My […]

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