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Fred Astaire

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  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap, Wynonna asks for handcuffs, Jacoby Jones compares DWTS to the Super Bowl

    Amy Watts is off for a birthday dinner tonight, at a joint too classy to have a TV above the bar (two Manhattans and she gets all CAPSLOCK!, three and she loves spats).
  • Review: 'Let's Face the Music' at Winter Park Playhouse

    Review: 'Let's Face the Music' at Winter Park Playhouse
    I wish my grandmothers could have been with me Friday night at Winter Park Playhouse's "Let's Face the Music -- A Tribute to Fred Astaire." How they would have enjoyed themselves. That's not to say I didn't enjoy myself -- because I certainly did. Roy...

    Dorothy Young dies at 103; dancer appeared in Houdini's final tour

    Dorothy Young dies at 103; dancer appeared in Houdini's final tour
    Dorothy Young was a 17-year-old New York City tourist in 1925 when she spotted an ad placed by master illusionist Harry Houdini seeking "girl dancer for Broadway show and tour of the United States." She scurried to the tryouts and shyly hid in the back...

    Critic's Notebook: Who really owns Gershwin?

    Critic's Notebook: Who really owns Gershwin?
    "Who says that only Americans know how to play Gershwin?" asks Gramophone magazine this month as it hails a new Gershwin CD from the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the German orchestra that calls itself the world's oldest. "By this time possibly nobody," the British...

    Hollywood Walk of Fame: Fred Astaire

    Hollywood Walk of Fame: Fred Astaire