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Google 11/20/2018 7:51:46 AM

Now Playing! 'Hale County' is a Cryptic, Haunting Southern Exposure - KQED


Now Playing! 'Hale County' is a Cryptic, Haunting Southern Exposure
KQED
When Billie Holiday's lilting version of the romantic ballad Stars Fell on Alabama slips in under the end credits of Hale County This Morning, This Evening, it seems an odd choice. How does a mid-20th-century icon of dissolute urban coolness relate to ...

Google 11/19/2018 10:01:56 PM

'Dot' lovingly deals with the Alzheimer's issue in the Black community - Amsterdam News


Amsterdam News

'Dot' lovingly deals with the Alzheimer's issue in the Black community
Amsterdam News
You only have until Nov. 18 to experience “Dot” at the Billie Holiday Theatre in Brooklyn, so please pick up tickets as soon as you can! This production, written by Colman Domingo and directed by Tony Award winning director Kenny Leon, is one of the ...

Google 11/16/2018 3:57:00 PM

Billie Holiday's UK Chart Debut, 26 Years After Her Death - uDiscover Music


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Billie Holiday's UK Chart Debut, 26 Years After Her Death
uDiscover Music
If ever there was a chart statistic to prove that artistic influence is not always matched by commercial achievement, it lies in the fact that for all of Billie Holiday's unquestioned preeminence as a unique vocal talent, her UK chart debut came 26 ...

Google 11/16/2018 11:52:17 AM

Dael Orlandersmith's Lady in Denmark explores the legacy of Billie Holiday through one of her fans - Chicago Reader


Dael Orlandersmith's Lady in Denmark explores the legacy of Billie Holiday through one of her fans
Chicago Reader
In part, that's because her central figure, jazz singer Billie Holiday, never appears, and her music is only heard as an accent around the edges. Instead, Orlandersmith explores and grapples with the themes of Holiday's music entirely through the lens ...

Google 11/7/2018 12:02:29 PM

How a Chance Encounter Between Billie Holiday and a Young Danish Girl Became Dael Orlandersmith's New Play - Playbill.com


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How a Chance Encounter Between Billie Holiday and a Young Danish Girl Became Dael Orlandersmith's New Play
Playbill.com
In her latest work, Lady in Denmark, she builds a tale from a chance encounter Billie Holiday detailed in her 1956 memoir, Lady Sings the Blues. In this one-person piece—performed by Linda Gehringer—Orlandersmith imagines what became of a young ...

Google 11/2/2018 8:41:13 PM

Colman Domingo's Dot Starring Denise Burse at Bedford Stuyvesant's The Billie Holiday - Black Star News


Colman Domingo's Dot Starring Denise Burse at Bedford Stuyvesant's The Billie Holiday
Black Star News
The Billie Holiday Theatre launches its 2018-2019 season with this compelling work under the direction of Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon (American Son currently on Broadway starring Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale, A Raisin in the Sun ...

Google 11/2/2018 8:27:51 PM

Review: Dael Orlandersmith's Lady in Denmark Bears the Strange Fruit of Billie Holiday's Legacy - The Root


The Root

Review: Dael Orlandersmith's Lady in Denmark Bears the Strange Fruit of Billie Holiday's Legacy
The Root
When Dael Orlandersmith said she wanted to write a play about a Danish white woman who loved Billie Holiday, people balked. Why would a black female playwright who has been a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her meditations on race, colorism and culture ...

Google 11/1/2018 10:34:05 PM

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