Entertainment

What are your favorite movies, TV shows and bands? What are your favorite actors and actresses over 60? What about music performers? Let's explore the magical world of entertainment together!

3 weeks ago

What Living in Mexico Has Taught Me About the Power of Music

The first soldiers killed in battle are the musicians, for music’s power to inspire. It can change a person’s mood in minutes. It can give form to otherwise incoherent, nascent feelings. Music can take years off a world-weary spirit…

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3 weeks ago

Can Mini Adventures Enrich the Spirit? Oh Yes!

Adventures don’t have to be big and bold. Adventures come in many sizes and forms and help us feel young again. I like taking mini adventures that sometimes aren’t planned but thrust on you like when you are riding your bike in the afternoon…

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2 months ago

The Power of Music to Transport Us Places

It was a damp Seattle evening in May, as I settled into my seat at Benaroya Hall to hear the Seattle Symphony. I was attending an event with a friend, and it was our “pre Mother’s Day treat” to ourselves…

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2 months ago

10 Worst Songs That Are Also Damnably Catchy

There are a lot of horrible, terrible songs out there with content that is seriously wtf, which is no surprise to anyone. But guess what? Not all of them are rap lyrics. Do you have songs on your playlist from back in the day that, as you’re singing…

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2 months ago

10 Beautiful Celebrity Women Over 60

Women over 60 are thriving and living full lives. It used to be that actresses stopped being cast for movie roles as they got older, and musicians lost credibility once they passed a certain age. Thankfully, these industries have changed, and women…

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3 months ago

Jane The Virgin Versus Ugly Betty: Who Wins?

I am Asian Canadian in body, but my soul loves a telenovela… within a telenovela. Hard. By the end of the pilot, you’re totally invested in a plucky protagonist who’s connected to a gorgy leading man, or two, involved in an outrageous storyline…

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4 months ago

Trigger Warnings – Should We Be Aware That Death Is Part of the Story?

Whether we pick up a book or go to see a play, we don’t always know what the plot is all about. And sometimes that makes it even more interesting. But is that always the case? Here I offer my thoughts on three works:

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4 months ago

Bridgerton: How Much Do You Love This Regency Romance Series?

I won’t lie. When Bridgerton dropped in December 2020, I was meh. I’m not a particular fan of the genre, no matter the century (I am more of a drama or “com with just a dash of rom” reader), and I had never heard of bestselling historical romance…

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5 months ago

An Interesting Black Spring in the Arts

Black people have always been writing and singing, but few companies were producing Black Art. To garner the substantial funds to produce for storefront theater, much less Chicago Lyric Opera or Broadway, requires a guarantee of success…

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5 months ago

The Mysterious Power of Comfort Songs

When I was in my early 20s, I rented a room in a sprawling mansion-turned-rooming-house that was in a beautiful part of Vancouver, Canada. Lots of tall, old trees lined the sidewalks. The area had a luxuriant park-like atmosphere…

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