Tag: Barbra Streisand

Movies

Alicia Keys: Making A Movie About Bettye LaVette

In September of 2012, AlwaysAList.com wrote a story about soul singer Bettye LaVette’s riveting memoir, “A Woman Like Me” (Penguin Group). The spicy tome left no stone unturned, with juicy stories about LaVette’s fellow singers like Aretha Franklin (who she ...
Movies

Oscars Add Color: African-Americans Among New Presenters & Performers

As the 85th Annual Academy Awards ceremony closes in, new presenters and performers have been added to Hollywood’s biggest night in film. Oscar winners Jamie Foxx, Halle Berry and Octavia Spencer have been named as presenters, as have Oscar nominee ...
Photos

Hot Shots: John Legend, Aretha Franklin, Chris Brown, Travie McCoy, ...

Over 400 celebrities, industry influencers and socialites attended the US Launch of The Macallan Masters of Photography: Annie Leibovitz Edition at New York City’s Bowery Hotel. The star-studded event showcased famed photographer Annie Leibovitz’s images shot in and around New ...
Books

Bettye LaVette: Memoir Offers Sexual Escapades With Soul Icons & ...

I fell in love with Bettye LaVette in an instant! I was watching the Kennedy Center Honors in 2008 and this woman who I had never seen before walked across the stage, stood in front of the microphone and delivered ...