Jarboe appears regularly around Philly in performance as Edith Piaf and then there are those James Bond sex parodies by the Beardeds at the Wilma Theater. The Ladies are not only talented singers and comic actors, they put political satire back in cabaret.
Edith Piaf comes to life onstage through the multi-faceted talents of Milwaukee veteran performer Leslie Fitzwater, who wrote and performs in this one actor show. Director Jim Butchart has kept the staging simple, and the 4-piece band supports Fitzwater's captivating vocals throughout the evening. (read more...)
The first time most Americans discovered French actress Marion Cotillard was when she played Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose, a performance that took her all the way to Oscar night where she won the Oscar, making her the first French actress to do so in nearly 50 years. Show More Summary
Paris gets down. Everything from Brazilian funk, jazz, hip-hop and R&B can be grooved to, along with your more traditional Edith Piaf. If you'll be headed to Paris for the holidays, try hitting up some of these spots.
? Beyoncé confirmed her Super Bowl XLVII half-time performance … via Tumblr! Rickey ? Wait. Wait. Does Lindsay Lohan actually look good in these new pictures? Evil Beet ? Lady Gaga purchased singer Edith Piaf’s songs, clothes and toenail clippings? PopCrush ? This is exactly what it would look like if Bigfoot had an emo [...]
Lady Gaga buys Edith Piaf’s toenail clippings via Rickey.org What the What?! Wallpaper is the New Tapestry!!!!! (Perez Hamilton) ‘Catching Fire’ set photo: Jennifer Lawrence and cast filming Victory Tour (Hypable) Fake “Jake Gyllenhaal”...Show More Summary
No Regrets: The Life of Edith Piaf Carolyn Burke 304 Pages ISBN: 0307268012 Alfred A. Knopf 2011 In the 20th century, France produced two celebrities for which the New World has no equal: Serge Gainsbourg (1928-1991) was in international entertainment polymath who had his thumb in every media pie extant. Show More Summary
My early 20's were spend trying not to hate Europe for stealing my boyfriend from me. It was pretty lame. Edith Piaf - "Milord" My boyfriend and I try to get back together even though deep down we both know this is never going to be a success. Show More Summary
Sat 01 Sep The beautiful songs of Edith Piaf, one of the biggest icons of the 1940s, are now recreated and sung by Caroline Nin in homage to the great singer. Including...
You've seen her in Nolan's movies, Contagion, Midnight in Paris, and as Edith Piaf, now get another look at Marion Cotillard in a French drama. This premiered at TIFF two years ago and is just now getting a US release, but some of you might be interested. Show More Summary
Jean Cocteau, author of Beauty and the Beast, among other things, and friend to Chanel, Picasso, Édith Piaf and Marlene Dietrich, said that “art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.” What about design? Thinking about what makes [...]
If you’ve doubted Marion Cotillard’s star power at any point in the past few years since she starred as Édith Piaf in 2007?s breathtaking “La vie en rose,” now would be the time to reconsider. Not only has the pretty Parisian appeared in several films since then, but she’s directly atop the radar at this [...]
The Mobile Commerce Press website reports both the new Edith Piaf and Miles Davis stamps have a quick response (QR) code printed on the back the sheet and is the first time USPS has used the new technology on its stamps. According to...Show More Summary
Last night I had a dream that starred Nora Ephron as Edith Piaf. I was a friend of Nora's (like half the Western world, I know) and like half the Western world I was shocked to learn, in one phone call last Tuesday, not only that Nora had cancer, but that she was dying. So, here is my Nora story.
Billboard magazine reports, "Miles Davis and French singer Edith Piaf were both honored with Forever stamps June 12, which debuted simultaneously in the U.S. and France."According to the report, "In a ceremony at the Rubin Museum ofShow More Summary
One of the great things about Steve Jobs is that he gave the world the iPod, iPad and Apple TV so that when the political reporting herd becomes completely ridiculous I can create my own albums of Edith Piaf, Charles Aznavour and Yves Montand to co...
Stamp collecting just got a little bit cooler. USPS : Music speaks an international language, crossing borders and oceans. Today, the United States Postal Service and La Poste of France celebrate a lively conversation between continents with the issuance of the Miles Davis and Edith Piaf stamps. Show More Summary
Combining the twin obsessions of music and philately, stamps commemorating Miles Davis and Edith Piaf will be dedicated at the the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City on June 12. The ceremony will include members of the Davis family, including his children Cheryl and Erin, as well as appearances by bassist Ron Carter and Blue Note president Don Was.
Miles Davis, the great American jazzman and the symbol of “cool” in the jazz lexicon and beyond, will be the subject of a special issue of U.S. postal stamps. The Davis stamp uses an iconic black and white photo with Davis, in a sleeveless shirt, leaning back and playing his trumpet. Show More Summary
Edith Piaf, the famous French singer sang "Je Non Regret Rien." (I Have No Regrets). Should we follow her advice and try to live in the moment, without looking back and without any self-judgment? Or, can we sometimes learn valuable lessons by analyzing our behavior and its consequences. Show More Summary