But the thing that sticks in my mind were the ones who were defending Cyrus, such as Justin Timberlake, who said that people should expect outrageousness at the VMAs and shouldn’t be upset merely because a young woman was expressing her sexuality. Right. Rihanna would find such behavior appalling. Actually, what we witnessed Sunday night was a young woman not expressing her newfound sexuality, but a willingness to do just about anything to get our attention. Mission accomplished, I guess. If anything, Cyrus was saying that silly, sexually provocative (but not really) behavior is what defines her these days. Those around her should find that troubling. Her decision to do whatever it was she did Sunday wasn’t based on furthering herself as an entertainer or gaining new respect for a former Disney child star. It was bizarre, and hopefully — for her — not the night we someday all refer to as the beginning of the end.
Carney was attracted to the opportunity to venture into outer space, “That whole wonder of bigness about it was an interesting world that we wanted to go into.”, For kids, it’s a chance to experience inventive effects in a theater, “The fact that we’re right in front of you and it is live and you’re actually toi toi toi ballet skirt! rehearsal, class, performance. custard. aubrey style. looking at it, that’s kind of a cool thing, We want them to want to come back to the theater, instead of sitting with their phones and watching their iMacs.”, Visual effects are not enough, however, “The audience must be invested in the story,” Carney said..
Related ArticlesFebruary TV premieres: What’s debuting and returning?“The Bachelor” (8 p.m., ABC): Paris, one of the most exciting and romantic cities of the world, is a spectacular backdrop for Arie’s continuing search for his soul mate. After the “Krystal-ized” drama of last week, the women are looking for a fresh start. Imagine their horror when they discover that the dreaded two-on- one date is this week. But first, Lauren B. and Arie are whisked away on a luxury speed boat down the Seine River and then tour the city’s tourist attractions. Arie surprises a group of the women with a visit to the legendary dance hall, Moulin Rouge, ending with one of them performing with the Bachelor that night onstage. Krystal and Kendall face off during the two-on- one date that ends with a romantic kiss at the top of the Eiffel Tower for one woman. The final date goes to Jacqueline, but a clash in lifestyles might be a deal breaker for Arie.
And the March 27 awards ceremony could be even sweeter for Adams as his girlfriend, Monique Hafen, is nominated for her roles in both those productions, too, LISTENING TO ‘LA MUERTE’: Teatro Visión Executive Director Leigh Henderson tells me she was very happy with the “community circles” the company held last week to inspire the creation of a new Dia de los Muertos play, “We had a wonderful and successful weekend toi toi toi ballet skirt! rehearsal, class, performance. custard. aubrey style. of story gathering,” she said, Teatro has added a third opportunity for the community to share their stories about people who live their lives to be at peace when “la muerte” comes and how the death of someone close can give life to something new, The free event will be at De Anza College’s Euphrat Museum of Art on Wednesday, starting at 6:30 p.m, You can read about the development of the new work online at www.teatrovision.org/newwork..
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