Richard Cragun, one of the most important dancers of the 20th century has died at 67. His legendary partnership with Marcia Haydée, the ground-breaking work at Stuttgart Ballet with John Cranko, and his beauty and virile strength as a dancer, will earn him a permenant place in dance history. Yesterday, August 6, he suffered a seizure triggered by a lung infection, and died … [Read more...] about The Ballet world loses a Prince: Richard Cragun dies at 67
Of course you can! Doris Eaton Travis was the last surviving girl from the Ziegfeld Follies. She joined the company in 1918 at the age of 14, and in this picture with her younger self is the remarkable Doris at 105. She died a year after this photo was taken, in 2010. In 1998 she returned Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre where she had first appeared in 1918, 80 years … [Read more...] about More Ziegfeld folly! Can you still be a Follies girl at 105?
Photographer Oliviero Toscani, best known for his provocative ad campaigns for Benetton, is causing scandal once again with his 2012 calendar for a leather-tanning consortium showing close-ups of 12 penises. Last year Toscani's calendar for the consortium near Pisa featured women's pubic areas, sparking protests. Toscani's entourage said Thursday he would unveil the new … [Read more...] about Oliviero Toscani stirs up controversy with his new penis calendar
Actor Zachary Quinto, known for portraying Spock in the 2009 blockbuster film "Star Trek," has publicly come out as a gay man. In an interview with New York Magazine published yesterday, Quinto recalled a stage play he performed in last year, "Angels in America", which was set against the backdrop of the AIDS epidemic and the toll it took on him personally. As a gay man, it … [Read more...] about Spock actor Zachary Quinto comes out as a gay man
Designer clothes owned by Hollywood legend and fashion icon Elizabeth Taylor, including haute couture by Chanel, Yves St. Laurent and Dior, will be sold at auction in New York, Christie's said today. The silk chiffon dress that the Academy Award winning actress wore for her first wedding to actor Richard Burton will be among the nearly 400 times included in the four-day … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Taylor’s designer clothes to be auctioned