Marilyn Monroe loved to read.
awesome reading spot.
(by The Bacher Family)
This article comes from a program by Glenn Gould on Leopold Stokowski:
“When I was a teenager back in the 40s, Leopold Stokowski shared for some years the podium of the New York Philharmonic. His co-director was the late Dimitri Mitropoulis and together they contributed to that memorable Sunday afternoon series on CBS radio, which was one of the few redeeming features of American broadcasting in the years after World War II. Running opposite the Stokowski/Metropoulis programs on CBS was NBC’s entry in the symphonic sweepstakes, a series featuring the orchestra which bore the network’s name, which was created for and conducted by Arturo Toscanini…”
Munro’s Books in Victoria has been described as “the most magnificent bookstore in Canada, possibly in North America.” - noted columnist and author Allan Fotheringham
- 1108 Government Street Victoria, BC
1877 Winslow Homer (American 1836-1910), The New Novel [detail].
This is how I wish reading was for every person in the universe.
Dennis Hopper reads.
Toni Braxton made her Broadway debut as Belle in Beauty and the Beast beginning September 9, 1998, when she replaced Kim Huber. During her run in the show Alan Menken wrote a new song for the musical called “A Change in Me,” which was specially written for Braxton and has been used in the musical ever since. Her role in Beauty and the Beast marked the first (and only) time a black woman commanded the leading role of Belle on Broadway. It also marked the first time a black woman would star in a Disney musical on Broadway.
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