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Clive Davis, the legendary music mogul responsible for discovering stars including Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, Janis Joplin and Alicia Keys, has revealed that he is bisexual.
The 80-year-old, who owns a home in Pound Ridge, discusses his personal life in his new memoir, “The Soundtrack of My Life,” out Tuesday. He divulges that he had his first same-sex encounter during the “era of...Read more »
Beyoncé's HBO documentary, "Life is But a Dream," premiered Saturday, and in it, the pop superstar, who's rumored to own a home in Scarsdale, offers viewers a rare, behind-the-scenes look at her performances and private life.
In November, Beyoncé said through a statement that she chose to collaborate with HBO because of the network's "history of pushing every boundary with class...Read more »
"American Idol" narrowed its remaining finalists to 40, and among the contestants to make the cut is Yonkers resident Melinda Ademi (pictured far right).
For her first solo performance in the Hollywood round, Ademi wowed the judges and her peers with an energetic solo rendition of Jessie J's "Price Tag."
As Newsday colleague Jamshid Mousavinezhad noted, Ademi...Read more »
Legendary rock vocalist Darlene Love, a Suffern resident, will make a hometown appearance when she performs a sold-out show at the Lafayette Theatre on Valentine’s Day (97 Lafayette Ave., Suffern; 845-369-8234; www.bigscreenclassics.com/lafayette.html). Love also will be the special guest Wednesday on Rockland’s WRCR AM 1300 radio program, “Mostly Movies with Mercedes and Big Jim.”
Mercedes...Read more »
Peekskill native Kurt Heitmann is the founder of Red House Entertainment, a group that's battling Tarrytown Music Hall and The Paramount Phoenix Group to lease, operate and manage the Paramount Center for the Arts, which suspended operations Oct. 4.
The City of Peekskill, which owns the 960-seat Paramount, has invited the three groups to present their proposals at a public Common Council meeting...Read more »
The Paramount Center for the Arts in Peekskill might get a boost from a neighbor 17 miles south on Route 9: Tarrytown Music Hall.
According to a Peekskill city statement issued Tuesday morning, the Music Hall's executives are among three groups to submit plans to lease, operate and manage the Peekskill theater, which suspended operations Oct. 4.
The other two groups vying to take over...Read more »
Beyoncé and Jay-Z were among the honored guests at Monday’s inauguration event for President Barack Obama’s second term, with the R&B diva performing the national anthem to conclude the public ceremony.
But it’s by no means the first time the hip-hop power couple, who own a home and got their marriage license in Scarsdale, have been in the president’s corner.
Support dates back to...Read more »
Harriman’s Jermaine Paul, season two winner of “The Voice,” will perform at The Unity Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event in Spring Valley on Monday.
Paul grew up near the Martin Luther King Multi Purpose Center in Spring Valley, the organization co-sponsoring the celebration. Marc Pessin, a member of the center’s board of directors, said that the music...Read more »
This edition of Tweets of the Week covers everything from a TV host, who's posting her new reel, to a Culinary Institute of America grad, who's questioning what's real.
Because the following embedded tweets, links and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed any of Newsday Westchester's previous Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week installments,...Read more »
The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards honor outstanding representations of the gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender communities in media and entertainment, and some of this year’s nominees, announced today, have Hudson Valley ties.
“Cloud Atlas,” starring Susan Sarandon, who owns a home in Pound Ridge, received a nod for outstanding film (wide release). The film is up against “Paranorman,”...Read more »