This week my choice for best dance by far was Nick and Sharna with the theme from Downton Abbey.....so beautiful..... TV themes were fun but this dance..... ☆☆☆☆☆



Music Legends Unite! The Rock Pack Feat. Mickey Thomas of STARSHIP, Bobby Kimball original lead singer of TOTO, Steve Walsh formerly of KANSAS, Robin Zander of CHEAP TRICK, Fee Waybill of THE TUBES, and John Payne formerly of ASIA!

Fort Myers, FL - November 19th sees the arrival of THE ROCK PACK at The Germain Arena, Ft. Myers, FL.

John Payne, former ASIA lead vocalist and co-creator of the #1 Vegas musical “Raiding the Rock Vault,” has created a unique new event. THE ROCK PACK concert is an incredible 80s rock extravaganza featuring the vocalists and the hits from six major classic rock bands.

The cast of stellar star singers includes Mickey Thomas of STARSHIP, Bobby Kimball original lead singer of TOTO, Steve Walsh formerly of KANSAS, Robin Zander of CHEAP TRICK, Fee Waybill of THE TUBES, and John Payne formerly of ASIA.

This stunning show features the classic hit songs sung by the original singers; Dust in the Wind, I Want You to Want Me, We Built This City, Africa, Surrender, Beauty, The Flame, Rosanna, White Punks on Dope, Carry on My Wayward Son, Dream Police, Hold the Line, Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now and more.

Ringmaster Payne also extracts interesting stories from the cast of classic rock artists as well as pertinent visuals on huge screens. Throughout the show he sings the ASIA classics Heat Of The Moment, Only Time Will Tell, Sole Survivor, and Time Again.

Prepare yourself for an unprecedented evening of superlative music, enthralling stories and visuals.

THE ROCK PACK, Presented by KDIM Entertainment as part of The Classic Rock Series.

Who: The Rock Pack
When: November 19, 2015
Where: Germain Arena, Ft. Myers, FL
Tickets: HERE



Angie Dickinson was born on September 30, 1931, in Kulm, North Dakota. She moved to California with her family around the age of 10. Dickinson attended Glendale College and worked as a secretary before delving into acting. Her breakthrough film performance was in Howard Hawks's Rio Bravo.

In the 1970s, she starred on the television series Police Woman. In 1980, Dickinson appeared in Brian DePalma's film Dressed To Kill. She later starred in the 1993 miniseries Wild Palms. Her later film work includes Pay It Forward (2000) and Big Bad Love (2001).


Singer Johnny Mathis' suave ballads helped him survive the dominance of rock in popular music, and his signature style propelled him to stardom across generations.

With a hit in every decade of his recording career, and his popular Christmas recordings a mainstay each season, Mathis has spanned generations with his smooth vocals. He has performed for heads of state around the world, and in 1972, Mathis was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

He has received the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences' Lifetime Achievement Award and the Society of Singers' Ella Award. Mathis is also a member of the Pop Music Hall of Fame and the Great American Songbook Hall of Fame.


JAMES DEAN'S MISSING CAR: James Dean died on Sept. 30, 1955, after crashing his car. The wrecked Porsche toured nationally as a highway safety exhibit after the actor's death, only to go missing while being transported from Florida to California.

Now, a museum in Illinois may know where it is....

VOLO, Ill. (WLS) --

The Volo Auto Museum says it has a credible tip regarding the whereabouts of James Dean's Porsche Spyder wreckage, missing since the early 1960s.

Dean died on Sept. 30, 1955, after crashing his car. The wrecked Porsche toured nationally as a highway safety exhibit after the actor's death, only to go missing while being transported from Florida to California. FULL STORY HERE


Gary Busey on Dancing with the Stars is the comic relief....but...I can't laugh..he is STILL a fantastic actor (loved him in the Firm..stole every scene he was in) and he did survive a massive motorcycle accident that nearly killed him....remember how great he was as Buddy Holly and he sang all the songs himself... Here are Gary's greatest film clips.


Sixties Music Legends The Box Tops Return!

Memphis, TN - From the mid 60's into the 70's, there was no finer blue-eyed soul group than THE BOX TOPS, from Memphis, Tennessee!

Fronted by legendary singer, ALEX CHILTON, THE BOX TOPS recorded a string of hits including the worldwide #1 hit song, THE LETTER, and others including CRY LIKE A BABY, SOUL DEEP, NEON RAINBOW, CHOO CHOO TRAIN….and more.

In 1996, the original lineup of THE BOX TOPS reunited and performed worldwide until the tragic and untimely death of CHILTON in 2010. After a five year hiatus, original bassist, BILL CUNNINGHAM, and original guitarist GARY TALLEY have teamed up with veteran music industry bandleader/manager RICK LEVY to bring THE BOX TOPS music back to waiting audiences.

 BILL CUNNINGHAM, and original guitarist GARY TALLEY

THE BOX TOPS show will highlight their hit records, and equally important, Memphis music of the 60s, especially some of the songs that influenced the members as young teens growing up in such a musical hotbed. The show will be complete with horns, and promises great memories and music for all.

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Nashville, TN - “Hear Me Now” strives to become the quintessential anti-school bullying documentary to change and save the lives of bullying victims. It encourages reassurance that there is a light at the end of the tunnel, and that victims are not alone.

It focuses on harsh realities and the positive steps that are being taken to raise awareness and prevent school bullying.

Shot through a series of moving testimonials and poignant reenactments, “Hear Me Now” is sure to reach into the hearts and minds of many.

On September 7, 2015, the producers released a second trailer to promote the powerful film. A special VIP screening will take place in Nashville, TN's historic Belcourt Theater on November 3rd, 2015. Future screenings will be announced shortly.

The statistics are staggering:

One out of every four students (22%) report being bullied during the school year (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2015).

19.6% of high school students in the US report being bullied at school in the past year. 14.8% reported being bullied online (Center for Disease Control, 2014).

64 percent of children who were bullied did not report it; only 36 percent reported the bullying (Petrosina, Guckenburg, DeVoe, and Hanson, 2010).

School-based bullying prevention programs decrease bullying by up to 25% (McCallion and Feder, 2013).

The reasons for being bullied reported most often by students were looks (55%), body shape (37%), and race (16%) (Davis and Nixon, 2010).


Ann Arbor, Mich. – Dog Loves Books, a fun-filled musical based on Louise Yate’s bestselling children’s book about literature-loving Dog, will play at the Michigan Theater on Saturday, October 3 at 1:30 PM.

Dog Loves Books is the first show in the 2015-16 Benard L. Maas Foundation Not Just for Kids series, presented by Toyota. These family-friendly professional theater performances offer the opportunity to introduce kids to live music and theater! Children’s favorite characters come to life onstage in one-hour shows designed to entertain and delight audiences of all ages. With tickets costing just $12 each ($10 for Michigan Theater members), it is affordable fun for the whole family!

Ariel, Zoey & Eli - Saturday, December 12 at 1:30 PM Emmy Nominees Ariel, Zoey & Eli (AZE) have spent most of their young lives performing either on stage or in front of the camera. With two national television shows, their focus has always been on music, empowering their peers and enjoying those they meet along the way. This special concert will include their favorite songs, music to get you in the Holiday spirit and a few surprises! Ariel, Zoey & Eli received a 2015 Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Original Song.

Junie B.’s Essential Survival Guide to School Saturday, February 13 at 1:30 PM
Now that Junie B. Jones has been going to school for over one-and-a-half years, who better to write the book on EVERYTHING you need to know?  From bus rules to band-aids, carpools to cookies, June B. and friends deliver the definitive word on surviving and thriving in style in this BRAND NEW Junie B. show!

Alexander, Who’s Not Not Not Not Not Not Going to Move - Sunday, April 10 at 1:30 PM Alexander has found out that his family is moving to a new town and that he must leave all his friends and schoolmates behind. Join Alexander as he learns that home is “where your family is” and that change can be exciting.

Seussical Saturday, May 7 at 1:30 PM  The Cat in the Hat is the emcee (and all-around mischief-maker) in a romp through Dr. Seuss’ classic stories. Specially adapted for young audiences from the Broadway show and featuring thirteen actors and enhanced production values, this musical promotes the power of imagination and shows how the most miraculous “think” ever can same the day.

Families can save money (and get the best seats) by purchasing season packages. Packages include both standard series subscriptions of either four or five performances and premium series subscriptions which include two additional family performances by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra. Every season package purchased also includes a season pass for free adult admission to each of the eight films in our Toyota Family-Friendly Film Series (which offers free admission for kids 12 and under), which kicked off on September 27.

Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com or in person at Nicola’s Books. Packages can be purchased by contacting the Michigan Theater at 734-668-8397 x21
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