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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 »
All this week, Newsday Westchester's Chris Serico and Kirthana Ramisetti will be sharing their predictions on which stars will win major prizes at this year's Academy Awards show, with special attention paid to local nominees.
In part two of our five-part series, we predict who will win the awards for best actor and best supporting actor. Does Mount Vernon's Denzel Washington,...Read more »
Have you ever wondered, "What would Martha Stewart do?"
Well, now you can ask her yourself, as the lifestyle guru launched a new Sirius XM radio talk show today called “Martha Live.” The Bedford resident’s new program, airing live weekdays on Sirius XM Stars (Channel 107) from noon to 2 p.m., will feature a variety of content, including "Ask Martha," featuring listener...Read more »
Briarcliff Manor native Elizabeth Tryon blends operatic and comedic elements in her show, "There's a Phantom in My Opera," which makes its New York City debut Tuesday night.
Tryon, 32, recently told Newsday Westchester that her show, which Caroline's on Broadway will host for a one-night-only performance, embraces and lampoons opera, Broadway, classical and pop music. In writing...Read more »
In the week leading up to the 2013 Academy Awards, Newsday Westchester's Chris Serico and Kirthana Ramisetti will be sharing their predictions on which stars will win major prizes at this year's show, with special attention paid to local nominees.
First up, the best original screenplay and best adapted screenplay categories. Does Hastings' Benh Zeitlin have a shot of scoring an Oscar for co-writing...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 »
Seafood lovers, get ready! Another restaurant is joining Yard House, Lefteris Gyro and Havana Central at Westchester’s Ridge Hill shopping complex. Bonefish Grill, a nationwide chain specializing in market-fresh fish, will open its doors at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18.
Dennis Sarlo, a managing partner at the new Yonkers restaurant, said his favorite dishes include bang bang shrimp, an appetizer...Read more »
It's a shutterbug-friendly edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, celebrating the most interesting Twitter posts from celebrities with a connection to the region.
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 »
For its 27th season at Boscobel in Garrison, the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival will open its online box office Tuesday — the earliest its tickets have ever gone on sale.
In keeping with the tradition of presenting one drama and one comedy by William Shakespeare, as well as a third show by another scribe, the region's only professional resident Shakespeare company will stage "All's...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 »