As the show ended, a performer named Just Sam, 20, who spent her days busking in the New York City subways, fell apart from the stress, getting a headache and crying, as she observed, ‘This audition, it would change my family’s life… I have to do it, I have to make it.’
According to TMZ, producers wrote in an email to the crew: ‘As we continue to monitor advice from federal and local agencies, it seems unlikely we are going to be able to make it back into the studio for this season of American Idol.’
Singers who’d arrived at Hollywood Week together had been separated by Sunday’s duets round, and Kat Luna, a 19-year-old student from Miami, struggled as she performed Lady Gaga’s Always Remember Us This Way in front of boyfriend Alex Garrido, 26, who was out.
Choice heard enough stories about her mom that she was the first player she wanted to emulate. Consistent with Choice’s three idols, Phillips “played with a lot of heart, hustled and always guarded the team’s best player, I heard,” her daughter said.
8:45 a.m. Secretary of Defense backs firing of Bay Area Navy Captain: U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper on Sunday defended the firing of U.S. Navy Capt. Brett Crozier, saying it was a “chain of command” issue focused on the “trust and confidence in the captain of the ship.” Crozier, a Santa Rosa native, was […]
State Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore is urging Vermonters to enjoy the outdoors in order to help maintain physical, mental and spiritual well-being. She also reminded residents to avoid crowded trails and to stay within 10 miles of their homes.
In a Barcelona restaurant, chefs flipped burgers to deliver to nurses and doctors. “When you deliver the food and you see they’re happy, that makes us happy and it makes us stronger,” said delivery man Daniel Valls.
LOWLY THE CAMERA PANS OVER heavy green boughs laden with ornaments, an orchestra plays Tchaikovsky and the screen fills with boys and girls in velvet and ruffles, all of them engaged in a formal quadrille. Gazing at this gracious frolic, it’s hard to believe that George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker inhabits the same universe of kids’ […]
When seen on Broadway in 2008, this Tony award-winning musical was hailed as a Latino West Side Story. It’s absolutely true that it brings a fresh voice to a jaded form, boasts exuberant music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, and in this production, outstanding choreography by Drew McOnie. But, although everyone around me was on their feet by the end, it strikes me as […]