This week in art news: he Acropolis starts accepting credit cards amid Greek cash crisis, 8 million animal mummies found in Egyptian catacombs, and Marilyn Monroe's grave marker sells at auction for 100 times its pre-sale estimate.
The silver screen goddess known as Marilyn Monroe began life as mild mannered Norma Jeane Mortenson, which her mother quickly changed to Baker, and like the story behind her name the story of her life was rather complicated. DespiteShow More Summary
Okay, somebody at Vanity Fair really LOVES Channing Tatum. This is his third cover and second one solo! That's basically Marilyn Monroe status! The Magic Mike XXL actor broods and shows off his arms on the August issue, and gets totally soaking wet while dancing in the rain in the spread! [ Related: Enjoy Channing's Beautiful Ab Evolution ] Isn't [...]
“Dreaming about being an actress, is more exciting than being one.” Here are five faith facts about the spiritual journey of Marilyn Munroe.
NBC's Smash is clinging to life after a one-night performance of "Bombshell," the musical within the show about Marilyn Monroe, was recently revealed to be in development as a full-blown stage musical. And it sounds like some of the original cast is on board! Megan Hilty, who played Ivy Lynn, vying... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Megan Hilty Smash
Anita Ekberg has “La Dolce Vita” by Federico Fellini, “War And Peace” by King Vidor, and “Hollywood or Bust,” by Frank Tashlin… Marilyn Monroe has “River Of No Return” by Otto Preminger, “Some Like It Hot” by Billy Wilder, “The Misfits”...Show More Summary
The clothes you'll want to wear from Valentino and Louis Vuitton while Dries Van Noten splashes his clothes with mugs of Marilyn Monroe
On Saturday, June 27th at Julien?s Auctions in Beverly Hills, items from the highly anticipated Hollywood Legends auction proved to be irresistible especially when it came to that of the legend of Marilyn Monroe. Originally estimated...Show More Summary
Men’s fashion week has moved on to Paris and there's yet to be a dull moment. Dries Van Noten featured a litany of Marilyn Monroe homages, with graphic T-shirts, all-over printed suits, bomber jackets, and even silky boxer shorts with the icon's visage. Raf Simons played around with midriff-baring silhouettes, layering knit... More »
Dries Van Noten embarked on a Hollywood love affair for spring-summer 2016. Using the image of Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe, Van Noten juxtaposed photographs of the blonde beauty with lipstick kisses, leopard, glitz and palm trees. Show More Summary
Chris Matthews may have gotten thrills up his leg from President Obama, but he could well rival Marilyn Monroe as the bubbliest blond to be taken with the Kennedy boys. Yes, the Hardball host is working on yet ANOTHER book about the Kennedy clan, this one tentatively titled "Bob" and focusing on Robert F. Kennedy.
Bombshell – the Marilyn Monroe musical that was being rehearsed on NBC’s now-canceled series Smash – is being readied for life as an stage production following a successful, one night event concert staged as a benefit of the Actors Fund. Show More Summary
FRESNO, Calif., June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — review copy available on request Allan Abbott, the celebrated “funeral director to the stars,” dishes on Marilyn Monroe’s funeral, celebrity burials and his wild career in his new memoir “Pardon My Hearse: A Colorful Portrait of Where the Funeral and Entertainment Industries Met in Hollywood.” A rollicking and [...]Show More Summary
George Foghorn Winslow died at 69 after making a name for himself as a child actor in films with legends such as Marilyn Monroe and Cary Grant. Born George Karl Wentzlaff and dubbed Foghorn for his deep voice as a child, Winslow starred...Show More Summary
There are different ways shows move from screen to stage, but the Broadway adaptation of the musical within the show “Smash” is a singular event. “Bombshell,” the musical bio of Marilyn Monroe, first introduced in the hit NBC TV show starring Megan Hilty, featured music from Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (“Hairspray”). Show More Summary
These wonderful portraits of Marilyn Monroe were taken by Jack Cardiff during the filming of The Prince and the Showgirl in 1956. “All the stars I photographed had some kind of facial flaw which a badly placed light would disclose, or emphasize, and Marilyn was no exception—although she was as near-perfect as any cameraman could wish for. Show More Summary
A fictional musical used as a plot device on a fictional TV show may soon become a Broadway reality. Bombshell, the Marilyn Monroe musical from NBC’s canceled Broadway drama Smash is officially being developed for stage. Read more.....
It what will be a novelty story for most people and a life-changing announcement for theater folk, that fake musical from Smash is going to become a very real Broadway musical. Not the lame Rent knockoff—the Marilyn Monroe bio-musical Bombshell, which features a classic Broadway score from celebrated composers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. Show More Summary
George Foghorn Winslow began his career as a child actor with Marilyn Monroe. Starring in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, he earned attention with his booming, husky voice, starring in other films before retiring at age 12. Winslow died on June 13, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Show More Summary
More than 50 years after her death, Marilyn Monroe is still a beauty icon. So much so that Hyatt Resorts around the country in locations like Maui, Monterey and Orlando are partnering with Marilyn Monroe Spas and adding the themed spas to their properties. Show More Summary