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March 20, 2018

Streisand at Paleyfest

On the evening of Friday, March 16th, Barbra Streisand appeared in person at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

From the L.A. Times:

The event was the opening night for this year's annual PaleyFest, which honors current and veteran TV favorites .... Friday's salute kicked off with a generous montage of clips from Streisand's 1960s specials "My Name Is Barbra" and "Color Me Barbra," and her recent Netflix special, "Barbra: The Music ...The Mem'ries ...The Magic!" .... She was joined a few moments later by Ryan Murphy ("Glee," "American Horror Story"), the evening's moderator.

Many Streisand fans were lucky to attend the 2-hour evening. The clip montages were amazing (and generous in length).

You can read more about this amazing evening over at the Hollywood Reporter.

Below: Ryan Murphy poses with Barbra and (center) President / CEO of the Paley Center For Media Maureen J. Reidy. Reiday presented Streisand with the Paley Center for Media's Icon award.

'Becoming Barbra' Book Coming April 10th

A new book of photographs of Barbra Streisand is being released in April. Titled Becoming Barbra, it promises to give us a unique look at the icon in the early years of her career.

Photo by Bill Eppridge

The photos were taken 1962-1966 by the late photographer Bill Eppridge (mostly for Life magazine). You may pre-order the book from Amazon by using the link below.


February 27, 2018

By the Way ...

Barbra wants to clarify that the early versions posted online of her interview with Variety (and the print copies) were not accurate. On Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, Barbra relayed:

For those of you who saw the print edition of Variety, there was a mistake in the transcript. I was talking about Hello, Dolly! - not Funny Girl - when I said I was miscast . I will forever love Funny Girl, and am grateful that I got the chance to play Fanny Brice.


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Variety cover with Streisand

Barbra Streisand appears on the latest cover of Variety magazine for its Oscars edition. Inside, Barbra gives a rare interview and talks about several topics:

Read the whole interview — and view the gorgeous photos of Barbra by Russell James, too, here.

There's also a couple of extra blurbs on Barbra over at Variety.

February 5, 2018

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