Showing posts with label DEBBIE HARRY. Show all posts
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Saturday, February 10, 2018

DEBBIE HARRY & ALFIYA BENNETT @ RED DRESS AWARDS

Afiya Bennett



Debbie Harry



Pop icon Debbie Harry and Afiya Bennett, were photographed at Woman’s Day Annual Red Dress Awards at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.


Sunday, May 01, 2016

DEBBIE HARRY @ DAVID LYNCH FOUNDATION FETE

Debbie Harry



Gilbert Gottfried



Debbie Harry looked stunning as she attended An Amazing Night of Comedy: A David Lynch Foundation Benefit for Veterans with PTSD at New York City Center. Comedy legend Gilbert Gottfried also was there.


Wednesday, February 11, 2015

DEBBIE HARRY AND MICKY DOLENZ AT SKETCHFEST

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THE GLORIOUS CORNER

Story By: G. H. HARDING
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Debbie Harry With Micky Dolenz




DOLENZ AT SKETCHFEST – Monkee-Micky Dolenz joined in with a stellar cast last weekend for SketchFest in San Francisco. The yearly fete is a combination of sketch, improv, stand-up, film, music and alternative comedy. They'll be another one in L. A. this Valentine’s weekend.



Spotted were John Cho, Dayle Reyfel, Steven Weber, Janeane Garofalo, Jennifer Tilly, and, producer Eugene Pack.



MORE GRAMMY NEWS --- We neglected to mention what an outstanding opening act, rock-legend AC/DC was during the 57th show last Sunday.



With neither a new release out there, or signed to a proper label, the venerable group literally blew the roof off the sucker. With much of the audience attired in an authorized AC/DC set of devil horns, they were stupendous.



And, one other note about Beck and his stunning win for his album Morning Phase: it’s a tremendous piece of work with real musicians and real songs. If you haven't heard it, do yourself a favor and get a copy.

Brian Williams




WILLIAMS GROUNDED --- Hoping to temper the controversy growing around one of its best-known on-air personalities, NBC News on Tuesday suspended Brian Williams, the most-watched evening-news anchor in the U. S., from his duties as chief anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News for six months without pay in the wake of a scandal over misleading statements he made about his time covering the Iraq War in 2003.



The furor over Williams’ embellishments have engulfed NBC News since early last week, when his account of facing enemy fire while riding in a helicopter in 2003 was challenged by Iraq veterans. Williams’ last broadcast took place on Friday. Lester Holt will continue as substitute anchor.



Honestly, I'm glad a move of this magnitude was made, however, six months does seem a long, long time. What will Williams be able to do during his suspension? Letterman, Barbara Walters? Does he begin an apology-tour? Does he look for another post? Does NBC News retain the ‘With Brian Williams’ tag during each broadcast?



It’s been an awkward position for everyone; last week NBC News beat the competition with startling ratings … and, now the anchor is gone for 6 months. Talk about controversy. Something had to be done and now it has, although I think NBC may have made it a tad too severe.



Short of having Kanye step into the news desk for as time … NBC has more problems for sure!



GEILS BACK --- On February 24, 2015, Eagle Rock will issue the first ever release of House Party Live In Germany – the classic Rockpalast concert from The J. Geils Band – on DVD+CD.



The year was 1979. The J. Geils Band were touring Europe in support of their Sanctuary album and its hit single “One Last Kiss,” when they made a pit stop in Essen, Germany to perform on the famed television series Rockpalast.



Filmed on April 21 at the Grugahalle, the aptly-named House Party Live In Germany features the band delivering their brand of raw, raucous, R&B-soaked rock ‘n roll in a solid 14-song set. The first half of the concert focuses on material from Sanctuary, while the second half blasts through earlier breakthrough hits, like “Looking For A Love,” “Give It To Me,” and “Ain’t Nothing But A House Party.”



In the 70’s, The J. Geils Band developed a reputation for their faithful devotion to down-n-dirty bar blues (while most of their contemporaries drew more heavily from British blues-rock and psychedelia). As time progressed, their sound expanded into new directions and acquired more pop influences, leading them to score massive crossover appeal and commercial success with their 1981 album Freeze Frame and its smash hit “Centerfold.” House Party Live In Germany catches the band just before that key turn in the band’s career.



CLOSING NOTES --- Jon Stewart leaving late night? I must admit, I've not been a viewer, although whenever I've seen him, he's been unbelievably funny. I saw him host a tribute to Bruce Springsteen and it was one of the funniest things I've ever seen. He's been on board there since 1999. More on Jon soon ...



Kudos to today's Today Show which handled the Brian Williams imbroglio very impressively. The story came on at 7:11 AM today and everything was covered thoroughly. Tough spot. Interesting that Williams two biggest supporters, have been Bill O'Reilly and Piers Morgan. Don't know if that's good ... or, just odd ...



SIGHTINGS --- Singer Frank Shiner at Le Jardin du Roi in Chappaqua Saturday night. Shiner appears at Steve Walter's Cutting Room on March 21 …


Photos By: Jakub Mosurp & RD/Kirkland/Retna


Wednesday, May 28, 2014

NEW YORK LEGENDS LADY BUNNY & DEBBIE HARRY

Lady Bunny



Lady Bunny And Debbie Harry



The original drag diva Lady Bunny and Debbie Harry attended 'Clowns Syndrome' at La Escuelita Cabaret Theater in New York City.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

DEBBIE 'BLONDIE' HARRY TO PLAY ATLANTIC CITY

Debbie Harry AKA Blondie




In a move that will leave music fans in Rapture, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Blondie continue their 40th Anniversary celebration with a show at Tropicana Atlantic City. Be a part of music history as icons Debbie Harry, Chris Stein and Clem Burke take the stage at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 24, 2014.



For the last four decades, Blondie has become and still remains a true national treasure; a punk band from New York City whose influence both shaped and continues to inform the worlds of music, fashion and art. Blondie pushed punk onto the dance floor at the dawn of the new wave era and introduced a wider audience to hip-hop sounds, all the while building a catalog of enduring pop hits along the way.



Their instincts, attitude and style are just as sharp today. The band will salute its storied past with a live concert featuring both brand-new tracks and timeless classics like the groundbreaking rock-disco hybrid “Heart of Glass,” the equally influential hip-hop fantasia “Rapture,” the stalker-love song “One Way Or Another” and the lilting calypso “The Tide Is High,” all part of a catalog that has generated sales of more than 40 million records worldwide and led to the group’s 2006 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.



Later this Spring, Blondie will release a double-disc anniversary package entitled Blondie 4(0) Ever, featuring a brand new album and a greatest hits disc.



Tickets to see Blondie go on sale Wednesday, April 9th at 10 a.m. and are $65, $75 and $115. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or via phone at 1.800.736.1420, or at the Tropicana Box Office.




Sunday, November 17, 2013

STARS FLOCK TO THE OUT 100 AWARDS IN NYC

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OUT AND ABOUT
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Gerald McCullouch



Debbie Harry



Cazwell With Cherie Lily



Brian Sims



Sherry Vine



Michael Musto



Derrick Barry



Caitlin Moe With Mia Moretti




Debbie Harry along with Gerald McCullouch and others, were photographed attending the 19th Annual Out100 Awards presented by Buick at Terminal 5, in New York City the other day.



Thursday, November 07, 2013

DEBBIE HARRY @ INTERNATIONAL RESCUE BENEFIT

Debbie Harry



Debbie Harry was snapped at the 2013 International Rescue Committee Freedom Award Benefit at The Waldorf Astoria yesterday, in New York City. 



Wednesday, March 07, 2012

WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE'S ART FOR WATER

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. And Jeff Koons

Along With

Waterkeeper Alliance

Host

"Art for Water"

With

Special Musical Guest

Deborah Harry

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Soul Artist Management Models Braeden Baade And River Viiperi


Jean Shafiroff


Jeff Koons With Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.


Debbie Harry


Robert F. Kennedy Jr. With Cheryl Hines


Jim Abrams With John McEnroe, Wendy Abrams And Emily Glasser


Jill Goldman With Chuck Close And Mary Beth Postman


Agnes Gund With Dorothy Lichtenstein



Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President of Waterkeeper Alliance, and Jeff Koons, Artist Chair hosted Art for Water, an auction benefiting Waterkeeper Alliance, the foremost organization in protecting and preserving clean, drinkable, fishable, and swimmable waterways worldwide, and celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act on Monday, March 5th, 2012 at the Matthew Marks Gallery in New York. Those who attended included Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President of Waterkeeper Alliance, Deborah Harry, Singer of American rock band Blondie, Jeff Koons, Artist Chair, Agnes Gund, Philanthropist, Allie Grant, Actress, Braeden Baade, Soul Artist Management Model, Beth DeWoody, Art Collector, Cheryl Hines, Actress, Chuck Close, American Painter and Photographer, Clarissa Dalrymple, Art Dealer, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Philanthropist, Gloria Reuben, Actress, Jane Seymour, Actress, Jean Shafiroff, Philanthropist, Joanna Bennett, Filmmaker, John McEnroe, Athlete, Giancarlo Esposito, Actor, Nicole Miller, Fashion Designer, River Viiperi, Soul Artist Management Model and Todd Eberle, Photographer.

For 30 years Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. has been protecting the Hudson in addition to now 200 waterways globally from polluters. Kennedy spoke passionately about our collective need to protect the environment’s infrastructure and to preserve our right to clean water and clean air. And, that bringing art and the environment together is a natural combination, which ignited the benefit, Art for Water.

The artist community rallied around this event and collectively represented more than 80 pieces featuring works by notable artists including Marina Abramovic, Dan Colen, Gregory Crewdson, Willem de Kooning, Olafur Eliasson, Donald Judd, Alex Katz, Jeff Koons, Chuck Close, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Longo, Sarah Morris, Catherine Opie, Raymond Pettibon, Laurie Simmons, Josh Smith and more.



Art for Water also hosted a special performance from Deborah Harry of American rock band Blondie. Guests enjoyed sustainably grown hors d'oeuvres from caterer Mary Cleaver & Co. and Chardonnay wine from the event’s sponsor, The Dreaming Tree wines, as well as an exclusive live and silent auction lead by Courtney Booth of Sotheby’s Auction House.



The Waterkeeper Alliance is the world’s largest and fastest growing clean water advocacy group. The benefit raised $1.2 million to enable Waterkeeper Alliance to continue to fight in communities across the world for their right to clean water. Water is among today's most pressing issues—security and scarcity, energy and climate change, and the cause and spread of infectious disease.



Waterkeeper Alliance is on the front lines protecting that resource and unites Waterkeepers who patrol and protect rivers, bays, lakes and streams on six continents—more than 1.6 million square feet of waterways—in boats ranging in size from kayaks to research vessels. Waterkeeper Alliance is the leading voice for the world’s waters with roots dating back to 1966, when a concerned group of commercial and recreation fishermen mobilized to reclaim the Hudson River from polluters. Their tough, hands on, community oriented brand of environmental activism and miraculous recovery of the Hudson inspired 200 other individuals and organizations to launch Waterkeepers from the Mississippi to the Amazon to the Tigris to the Ganges and across the globe to fight in their communities for the right to have swimmable, drinkable and fishable water.



For more information about Waterkeeper Alliance and Art for Water, please visit www.waterkeeper.org.


Wednesday, February 29, 2012

DEBBIE HARRY TO HEADLINE WATERKEEPER

Debbie Harry



Robert F. Kennedy Jr., President of Waterkeeper Alliance, and Jeff Koons, Artist Chair, will host Art for Water, an auction benefiting Waterkeeper Alliance and celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act on Monday, March 5th, 2012 at the Matthew Marks Gallery in New York.



"I am thrilled to be involved with Art for Water and am so grateful to the art community for responding with generosity and enthusiasm. This auction will raise significant funds for Waterkeeper Alliance to continue to fight in communities across the globe for their right to clean water," says Mr. Kennedy.



Art for Water will host a special performance from Deborah Harry of American rock band Blondie. Guests will enjoy hors d'oeuvres and Chardonnay wine from the event’s sponsor, The Dreaming Tree wines, as well as an exclusive live and silent auction conducted by Sotheby’s Auction House. Collectively the auctions represent some $1.125 million worth of artwork, which includes 77 pieces featuring works by notable artists including Marina Abramovic, Dan Colen, Gregory Crewdson, Willem de Kooning, Olafur Eliasson, Donald Judd, Alex Katz, Jeff Koons, Chuck Close, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Longo, Sarah Morris, Catherine Opie, Raymond Pettibon, Laurie Simmons, Josh Smith and more. All artwork is currently available for bidding online through an exclusive preview at www.paddle8.com/forgood/wka.



Waterkeeper Alliance is the world’s largest and fastest growing clean water advocacy group. The benefit will raise significant funds to enable Waterkeeper Alliance to continue to fight in communities across the world for their right to clean water. Water is among today's most pressing issues—security and scarcity, energy and climate change, and the cause and spread of infectious disease.



Waterkeeper Alliance is on the front lines protecting that resource and unites Waterkeepers who patrol and protect rivers, bays, lakes and streams on six continents—more than 1.6 million square feet of waterways—in boats ranging in size from kayaks to research vessels. Waterkeeper Alliance is the leading voice for the world’s waters with roots dating back to 1966, when a concerned group of commercial and recreation fishermen mobilized to reclaim the Hudson River from polluters. Their tough, hands on, community oriented brand of environmental activism and miraculous recovery of the Hudson inspired 200 other individuals and organizations to launch Waterkeepers from the Mississippi to the Amazon to the Tigris to the Ganges and across the globe to fight in their communities for the right to have swimmable, drinkable and fishable water.



For more information about Waterkeeper Alliance and Art for Water, please visit HERE.


Photo By: RD/Kirkland/Retna


Friday, February 10, 2012

DEBBIE HARRY'S WORK IN PROGRESS CONCERT

Debbie Harry



The young crowd can learn a thing or two from the original trailblazers of the New York avante garde underground who are still going strong as proven by Debbbie Harry’s performance at W.I.P. Work In Progress last night. It was new school’s Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeah’s, actress Parker Posey, DJ Becka Diamond, and original designer of the music inspired L.A.M.B. line Zaldy, meets old school’s fashion photographer Gilles Bensimon, writer Anthony Haden-Guest, and restaurateur Richard Notar. The mix of hipsters and kids inspired by the infamous Studio 54 era are now pioneering their respective industries with W.I.P. as an incubator for creativity. Legends Penny Arcade and Bob Gruen was also there, showing hip never dies.

Sunday, April 27, 2008

SQUEEZEBOX PLAYS TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

Debbie Harry

SQUEEZEBOX! had it's world premiere screening at Tribeca's 7th annual film festival the other day at The Tishman Auditorium/New School, 66West 12th Street. Celebrities in attendance were filmmaker John Waters, Blondie's Debbie Harry, The Lady Bunny, Sherry Vine, Brandy Wine, Breanda a GoGo,Bebe Buell and many others. Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff founded the Tribeca Film Festival in 2001 following the attacks on the World Trade Center to spur the economic and cultural revitalization of lower manhattan through an annual celebration of film, music and culture. The Festival’s mission focuses on assisting filmmakers to reach the broadest possible audience, enabling the international film community and general public to experience the power of cinema and promoting New York City as a major filmmaking center. Since its founding, the Festival has attracted over two million attendees from the US and abroad and has generated more than $425 million in economic activity for New York City.
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The Legend Lady Bunny With Sherry Vine

Photos By: Mark Rupp

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

'BLONDIE' DEBBIE HARRY THINKS ADOPTION

Debbie Harry wants to adopt.The 62-year-old Blondie singer is now too old to have children naturally, but is considering following in the footsteps of other stars, including Angelina Jolie and Madonna, and opening her home to a disadvantaged child. She said: "Adoption is something I've always considered, but I'd like to be a little bit more of a homebody first. "Sometimes I regret not having children, but sometimes I'm glad. I suppose there will come a time when I really regret it, but I don't know if I was especially well suited to motherhood anyway." Debbie - who was famous for her colourful love life in her pop heyday - also insists she isn't interested in settling down with a man because she enjoys her independence. She added to Culture magazine: "Marriage is just a business arrangement really. I was in love millions of times in my youth - or at least twice -and I always felt that being independent was really important for me, and somehow the two didn't meet. "

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

BLONDIE DEBBIE HARRY DOING STAGE PLAY

Legend Debbie Harry

Debbie Harry will provide the songs for a stage musical of the film 'Desperately Seeking Susan'.The theatre adaptation of the 1985 film - which starred Madonna - will feature 18 tracks by Debbie's band Blondie, with the 62-year-old singer also penning new material for the show. Debbie said: "The story just works with the lyrics. I thought it was a good idea, really smart. I would love it to come to Broadway. It's a live show so it's going to be different from the film, probably more light-hearted."Harry's new song is called 'Moment of Truth' and is said to be "based on an R'n'B idea".The original film featured Rosanna Arquette as a bored suburban housewife Roberta Glass, who suffers amnesia after a blow to the head. She then mistakenly assumes the identity of a free-spirited New York drifter named Susan.The stage version will feature Blondie hits including 'Heart of Glass','Atomic', 'The Tide Is High' and 'Dreaming'.Emma Williams, 24, will take the role of Susan in the theatre production,while Kelly Price will play Roberta Glass.The musical is set to open on October 12 at London's Novello Theatre.

Friday, May 25, 2007

BLONDIE TO HEADLINE LOVEBOX FESTIVAL

'Blondie' Debbie Harry is back !

Blondie will headline this year's Lovebox festival.The 'Sunday Girl' singers - fronted by Debbie Harry - will perform on the main stage at London's Victoria Park on Saturday July 21.The line-up also includes Groove Armada who will perform a DJ set in the dance music arena on Saturday and headline the main stage on the Sunday.The duo will spin the decks in the Strange Love arena which has been specially designed to recreate the set of the cult Stanley Kubrick film 'Dr. Strangelove'.The Super Furry Animals, The Presets, Patrick Wolf, The B-52's and The Rapture will also perform during the weekend.On Sunday, Lovebox will hold its own Brazilian carnival in the park.The popular dance festival will also showcase circus, street theatre, comedy and an original steam funfair.Tickets are $70. a day or $120. for the whole weekend.