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2010-05-19 08:14:00

LOS ANGELES, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: "Carmen Miranda- The Lady in the Tutti Frutti Hat." World Premiere engagement of a new musical. WHO: Written by Sam Mossler. Directed by Adam Schlachter. Musical director: Dennis Kaye. Choreographed by Daniel Coffman. Presented by Tocayo Productions, Inc. in association with Hudson Theatricals. Magi Avila toplines the cast of eleven. WHERE: Hudson Backstage Theatre, 6339 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90038. WHEN: Previews May 21-23. Opens...

2008-07-20 06:00:27

By Matt Sanders, The Paducah Sun, Ky. Jul. 20--My inability to do much with a computer other than type news stories is unfortunately well known within the friendly confines of the Sun newsroom. Younger colleagues show much prowess in online research, while even the most basic Google searches still baffle me as much as long division. Sometimes ignorance can be bliss. About a year ago, one of our editors assigned a news story detailing what computer-illiterate parents need to know...

2008-06-22 12:00:21

By Chris Hicks Deseret News Kudos to Fox Home Entertainment for the new DVD set "The Carmen Miranda Collection," which pays homage to the South American star who knocked the socks off American audiences in flamboyant musicals during World War II. In her heyday, Miranda was known as the Brazilian Bombshell (although she was actually born in Portugal). Today she is primarily remembered as an iconic image -- the South American dancer in the colorful flowing dress with fruit piled on her...

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