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2008-09-27 00:00:25

When I'd Do Anything hopeful Samantha Barks met American diva Liza Minnelli during the making of the BBC TV programme, little did she know that she would soon be taking on the screen star's greatest role.

2008-09-19 21:00:15

WE have a fantastic prize of 50 pairs of tickets to give away to a performance of Cabaret next Wednesday, at the Liverpool Empire. Each winner will also receive a Cabaret CD recording of the London production.

2008-09-16 00:00:20

YOU'D hardly believe former EastEnder Gillian Taylforth scrubs up so well. The actress, who played downtrodden Kathy Beale in the soap, poses as Cabaret star Sally Bowles in Hello! Gillian, 53, is in the new series of Strictly Come Dancing. She said: "I love musicals".

2008-09-12 18:00:21

By Vicky Anderson SALLY BOWLES is one of the most memorable characters, with some of the most legendary numbers, in the history of musicals.

2008-08-28 12:01:02

By MAUREEN COLEMAN THE Ulster Bank Festival at Queen's is going for gold this year with a marathon arts and entertainment package of Olympian stature.

2008-08-27 12:01:00

By MAUREEN COLEMAN THE Ulster Bank Festival at Queen's is going for gold this year with a marathon arts and entertainment package of Olympian stature.

2008-08-15 06:00:27

Camille has her audiences purring THE KITTENISH Camille has clearly conquered new hearts in her move from the rowdy Spiegeltent, to the Georgian pews at the Queen's Hall, home to a more classical crowd with double the audience.

2008-08-14 00:00:29

By Julian Hall Comedian Shazia Mirza was booked as a guest on MacAulay and Co this week. As the radio show is recorded early in the morning, Mirza (right) assumed it would be herself and Fred MacAulay in the studio.

2008-08-07 00:00:20

A film director is seeking extras to appear in a scene that will be shot at Heinz Field and in the Strip District this weekend. The short film -- "Tommy and Me," directed by Ray Werner -- is part of a collection of small Pittsburgh-set stories that will be released as a feature film in the fall.

2008-08-06 18:00:21

By TAMARA McCLARAN The people who made magic come to life on stage last season at Players by the Sea gathered Saturday for the community theater's annual Volunteer Celebration and Pelican Awards.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.