Patsy Ramsey Dies Of Cancer
JonBenet's Mother – Once A Suspect – Never
Found Daughter's Killer
Michael Jordan Buys Stake In NBA Team
Becomes Part-Owner Of Charlotte Bobcats With
Atlanta, GA , June 24, 2006 -
Patsy Ramsey, the mother of
JonBenet, died early
Saturday morning CBS
News learned from a source
close to the family.
The 49-year-old died from
complications from cancer
in Atlanta, Georgia.
Charlotte, NC - June 15,
2006 -Michael Jordan
became part-owner of
the Charlotte Bobcats
on Thursday in a deal
that gives him a stake
in most of Robert
New York NY June 15, 2006 -
Eisner currently host
Conversations With Michael
Eisner, a bimonthly hour
long show on CNBC-TV that
delivers interviews with
industry bigwigs and stars
who exhibit what Eisner
calls "the spirit of creativity
The show is taped at NBC
Universal's headquarters at
30 Rockefeller Plaza, the
place where the younger
Eisner started his career as
Eisner said. "I am very
excited that in my 'circle of
life, I am returning to the
same NBC studio where I
was a page for the 'Tonight
Show with Johnny Carson' in
Eisner left the Walt Disney
Co. in September after two
decades at the head of the
company. He cut all
business ties to Disney but
remains a large shareholder
John and Patsy Ramsey in
a meeting with reporters
Thursday, May 1, 1997
Jordan's investment makes him second only to
Robert Johnson as the largest individual owner of
Johnson, who spent $300 million on the expansion
Bobcats in 2002, said Jordan will be the managing
member of basketball operations.
"I'm thrilled to have my friend, Michael Jordan, join
me in my business and sports pursuits," Robert
Johnson said in a statement. "I not only respect
Michael for his basketball knowledge and expertise,
but also for his business skills, particularly in
branding and marketing."
"Michael will provide invaluable management input
to a Bobcats team that is poised to deliver results for
the 2006-2007 season and beyond."
The founder of BET has financial interests in
several media, entertainment and financial services,
but became the first black owner in the NBA when
he beat out a Larry Bird-backed group for Charlotte's
AS Hot News Marketing reports
that 52% of the 1,000
African-American males ages
17-77 interviewed said they
found Converations With
Michahel Eisner "eye-opening"
"It's good that Mike Eisner is
sharing his wisdom after
several years at the top. I want
to know what adversity could be
ahead in my business
dealings as I grow up" said
Tony Wilson of Philadelphia.
"Today communication is so
very important and to hear Mr.
Eiser talk about failure and
success with people like
Martha Stewart is
eye-opening.", said Weke
Youssou of Atlanta, GA.
"I think people will remember Patsy as some one who
was falsely accused in connection with the death of her
daughter," Lin Wood, the Ramsey's attorney, said on
CNN, "when she should be remembered for being an
incredibly loving mother, a wonderful wife and a person
who showed great courage in fighting a vicious disease."
Her husband, John, was with her at the time of her death.
Patsy Ramsey is the one who made the 911 call on
December 26, 1996, telling police that her daughter was
missing. "There's a note left and our daughter's gone,"
she said breathlessly.
Ramsey said she found a ransom note on the back
staircase of the family's home demanding $118,000 for
the safe return of JonBenet.
Boulder police responded and what first looked like a
kidnapping quickly became a murder investigation, when
JonBenet's body was found by her father in a small
storage room in the basement of her house. An autopsy
concluded JonBenet suffered a skull fracture, and was
strangled and beaten.
Detectives focused on her parents, John and Patsy, as
their prime suspects.
Boulder police brushed aside many of the leads that
came in, and dismissed the possibility that an intruder
had somehow slipped inside the house and committed
The police chief said the parents were "under an umbrella
of suspicion," but a grand jury did not indict the couple for
No one has been charged in the death of JonBenet
FREE Staged Reading of
"The (beginning of the End)" from Letitia
Guillory Sun June 18th In Harlem at
Aaron Davis Hall 3 PM RSVP
Guillory's multi-media performance
journeys into history to unearth black
feminist narratives of emancipation.
In this latest installment of her acclaimed
collage, The Further Adventures of Gussie
Mae in America, rumors of betrayal, murder
and insurgence, coupled with an
impending storm, push a lone black
woman to move through cane fields, off the
plantation and into the unknown. Aaron
Davis Hall, West 135th Street and
Convent. FREE (RSVP required)
DAMON WAYANS, CHAKA KHAN And HARRY BELAFONTE Lead
Parade Of Stars On LIVE BET AWARDS '06 June 27th From the
Shrine Auditorim Tuesday, June 27
@ 8 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. CT (LIVE)
Washington, DC, June 7, 2006 -
BET will honor superlative
achievement in music,
entertainment and sports
with a star-studded "live"
telecast of BET AWARDS
'06. The top-rated awards
show among African
American viewers, BET AWARDS 06 will be anchored by
Hollywood funny man Damon Wayans. The show format
includes glitzy red carpet arrivals, explosive show performances,
and riveting tributes by the hottest names in entertainment at the
Hip-Hop giants Busta Rhymes and Missy Elliott, R&B diva Mary J.
Blige and Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx - all legends in their
own right earned a phenomenal four nominations each for the
2006 BET AWARDS, which will televise live on Tuesday, June 27
from its new location at the Shrine Auditorium at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m.
CT. BET’s annual salute to superlative performance in music,
television, film and sports promises 15 intensely competitive
categories, including a brand new category recognizing
innovation and originality in R&B music.
JAZZ MASTERS Perform For Harlem TEENS
Grady Tate and Sarah McLawler Headline Culminating
Event for the Spring 2006 Harlem Speaks
NEW YORK June 14, 2006 - In a rare FREE public date in
Harlem, Grady Tate and Sarah McLawler will perform live,
Saturday, June 17th at the Oberia D. Dempsey Center
auditorium, 127 West 127th Street (between Lenox and 7th
Featuring Grady Tate Quartet; Sarah McLawler (piano and
vocals); Loren Schoenberg and Christian McBride; Terri
Davis (vocalist, TMA music instructor).
A dramatic rendition of Langston Hughes’s The Simple
Stories by actor Sandy Moore (adapted and directed
Charles E. Gerber) rounds out the performances.
They will all perform for the teenagers, parents, members
of the Thurgood Marshall Academy and Bread & Roses
high school communities as well as the general public.
CRAIG WILLIAMS From
The Appentice Brings That Infectious
Smile to NBC-TV's
FEAR FACTOR Season 6
New York June 14 2006
from The Appren-
tice brings that
Infectious smile to
NBC-TV's hit reality
FACTOR for the
next few weeks.
Playwright Adam Szymkowicz Emerges With Powerful Dark
Romantic Comedy "NERVE" On Stage Thursday, June 8th
thru Saturday, July 1st - The Theater at 14th St. YMCA
New York, NY - June 5, 2006 - "Nerve"
is a dark romantic comedy by Adam
Szymkowicz about falling into a
relationship on the first date.
Elliot has never had an online date before,
at least one that showed up. Susan has
had plenty but would prefer not to discuss
them. When they meet in a bar one night
all their neuroses come out. So do a
puppet, some modern dance and
surprising twist or two.
Beginning Fear Factor Season 6
(Tuesday 8/7PM) was a group of reality
stars who arrived at a racetrack filled with
burning cars to compete in demolition..
The stars were: Jonny Fairplay and Twila
from Survivor; Jonathan and Victoria from
The Amazing Race, Craig and Tana from
The Apprentice, Anthony and Carmen
from American Idol, and Mike "The Miz"
and Trishelle from The Real World..
Multi-Platinum Award-Winning Superstar CIARA
TO CO-HOST 19th ANNUAL ASCAP RHYTHM & SOUL
MUSIC AWARDS In Los Angeles MONDAY, JUNE 26th
New York, NY, June 13, 2006: The American Society of
Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is pleased
to announce that multi-platinum award-winning superstar,
Ciara, will co-host the 19th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul
Music Awards with ASCAP President and Chairman
The invitation-only event, which honors the songwriters
and publishers of the most performed ASCAP songs on
the 2005 R&B, hip-hop and rap charts, is scheduled to
take place on June 26, 2006 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in
Los Angeles, California. LL Cool J and Bill Withers to be
honored with Special Awards
Ciara was recently honored with three awards at ASCAP's
Pop Music Awards, held May 22, 2006, for her chart
topping singles "1, 2 Step," "Goodies" and "Oh" from her
multi-platinum selling debut album Goodies. Ciara has
received over 35 award nominations and wins total, which
include accolades from the Grammy Awards, MTV Video
Music Awards, Billboard Awards, American Music Awards
and BET Awards. Ciara is currently in the studio recording
her yet untitled sophomore album and, most recently, is
coming off the success of her first starring role in MTV
Film's All Yove Got, which was released on DVD on May
President and Chairman Marilyn Bergman will present
special awards to LL Cool J and Bill Withers'.
Directed by Scott Ebersold, starring Susan Louise O'Connor
and Travis York. The design team for Nerve includes
Nicholas Vaughn (set), Jessica Watters (costumes), Josh
Bradford (lighting) and Brian Hallas (sound). Choreography is
by Wendy Seyb and Caitlin Baird is stage manager.
The Theater at New 14th St. Y, 344 East 14th Street NYC
between 1st & 2nd Avenues. call (212) 868-4444.
American Idol won
Arista Records Announces Taylor
Hicks - The New American Idol In
Stores June 13, 2006
New York, NY
June 2, 2006 -
After all the votes
had been counted,
Taylor Hicks was
named The New
LOS ANGELES (June 26, 2006)
This year, BET Awards Show
begins with a Grand Opening
salvo by America’s favorite
new Dreamgirl Beyoncé,
and the world premiere
television performance of her
new smash “Déjà Vu.”
BET Awards ’06 will cap the
show with legendary Prince
bringing the Grand Closing
of tributes to music, movies,
sports and more. Prince’s
song selection is a closely
guarded secret…even to the
show producers…at this
The stage is set for BET
AWARDS ’06 to be the most
sizzling night of live
television. The three-hour
‘live’ telecast premieres on
June 27 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m.
CT (tape-delayed in the
Mountain and Pacific zones).
Jamie Foxx will perform as
well as Busta Rhymes, Ne-
Yo, Chris Brown, Keyshia
Cole, Lil Wayne and Mary
Mary who will blaze the stage
with big-time production
numbers with also Mary J.
Blige and T.I.
American Idol. Taylor's first single "Do
I Make You Proud"/"Takin' It To The
Streets" is in stores June 13, 2006
New York, NY June 27,
2006 - Barbara
Walters, the show's
creator, told PEOPLE
on Tuesday that she
felt "betrayed" by
comments to the
American Diabetes Week On Broadway With HOT FEET
Fundraiser June 22 through June 29 At The Hilton Theatre
In New York City
New York, NY, June 22, 2006 - Hot Feet in association with the
American Diabetes Association (ADA) will present the
charity fundraiser titled, “American Diabetes Week on
Broadway with HOT FEET,” June 22nd through Thursday,
June 29, 2006 at the Hilton Theatre located at 213 West
42nd St. Times Square.
The producers of the Broadway dance musical are
partnering with the American Diabetes Association to help
make a significant difference in the fight against diabetes
by raising dollars to support the research and education
programs of the ADA. An estimated 800,000 adult New
Yorkers now have diabetes. "We're thrilled to be working
with Hot Feet not only to raise money for the ADA's all
important efforts in research and education, but also to
increase awareness about this health crisis," said David
Scott, III, MD, president of the American Diabetes
Association New York City Leadership Council.
Hot Feet, presented by Transamer- ica, is a new dance
musical produc- ed by Rudy Durand, in association with
Kalimba Entertainment, Inc., Meir A & Eli C, LLC, Polymer
Global Holdings, Godley Morris Group.
Hot Feet the Broadway production is the newest creation of
Tony Award®-nominated dancer, actor and choreographer
Maurice Hines and Earth, Wind & Fire's founder Maurice
Twenty-five percent of the proceeds from each ticket
purchas- ed under the ADA code through June 29 will go
the American Diabetes Assoc. More info at
"My contract was not renewed for the
tenth season," Reynolds told PEOPLE.
"I feel like I was fired."
Reynolds added that she got the news
her contract wouldn't be renewed just
days before reports surfaced that
Rosie O'Donnell, one of her most
vocal critics would be joining The View
in the fall.
On today's episode of The View,
Walters elaborated on the controversy:
"We didn’t expect her to make this
statement yesterday. She gave us no
Walters then went on to explain that
Reynolds had known "for months" that
she would not be returning in the fall,
and that the network had given her
time to exit the show with "dignity."
Walters's on-air statement echoed
what she told PEOPLE Tuesday: "Bill
Geddie (The View's coexecutive
producer) and I said to her, 'Handle
this any way you want. You can say
anything about a new job, you can say
anything about a new road. Whatever
you say, we'll back you up. We will
never say that your contract was not
On today's program, Walters went on
to say, "It is becoming uncomfortable
for us to pretend that everything is the
same at this table. And therefore,
regrettably, Star will no longer be on
this program. The View has made her
a star and she has contributed to the
success of this show."
Host Damon Wayans, BET Lifetime Achievement Award winner
Chaka Khan, BET Humanitarian Award recipient Harry
Belafonte, and presenters including: film and tv star Vivica A.
Fox, hip hop luminaries Outkast, NFL first-round draft pick
Vince Young, sultry songstress Rihanna, the hilarious Shawn
and Marlon Wayans, old-school sitcom stars Bernadette
Stanis and Jimmy Walker, and former BET AWARDS host
106 & Park hosts Julissa and Big Tigger will jumpstart the
coverage at 3 p.m. ET/PT with 106 & Park Live From the Red
Carpet. They’ll get first crack at all the celebrities and
nominees before they head into the Shrine for the telecast
where artists will be feted in 15 different categories.
BET viewers can cast their votes for their favorite performer in
the BET.com Viewer’s Choice poll at www.bet.com, which
takes place in “real-time” during the course of the telecast.
Top Courts In New York & Georgia Rule Against
By: Rhoda Wolin
ALBANY, N.Y., July 6, 2006 - The highest courts in two states
dealt gay rights advocates dual setbacks Thursday,
rejecting same-sex couples' bid to win marriage rights in
New York and reinstating a constitutional amendment
banning gay marriage in Georgia.
Activists had hoped to widen marriage rights for gays and
lesbians beyond Massachusetts with a legal victory in
liberal New York, but the Court of Appeals ruled 4-2 that
the state's law allowing marriage only between a man
and a woman was constitutional.
The decision comes two years after gay and lesbian
couples, supported by gay-rights groups who saw a
chance for a major court win in a populous state, sued for
the right to wed.
In Georgia, where three-quarters of voters approved a ban
on gay marriage when it was on the ballot in 2004, the top
court reinstated the ban Thursday, ruling unanimously
that it did not violate the state's single-subject rule for
ballot measures. Lawyers for the plaintiffs had argued
that the ballot language was misleading, asking voters to
decide on same-sex marriage and civil unions, separate
issues about which many people had different opinions.
High courts in Washington state and New Jersey are
deliberating cases in which same-sex couples argue they
have the right to marry. A handful of other states have
cases moving through lower courts.
Forty-five states have specifically barred same-sex
marriage through statutes or constitutional amendments.
Massachusetts is the only state that allows gay marriage,
although Vermont and Connecticut allow same-sex civil
unions that confer the same legal rights as heterosexual
Newark's Rising Star Takes The Reigns
Mayor Cory Booker Takes Over In
New Jersey's Biggest City
Newark, NJ July 5, 2006 - On
July 1, 2006, New Jersey
Gov. Jon Corzine ordered
the shut down of the state
CBS News correspondent
Troy Roberts reports there is
one shining star in the
Garden State and it's the new
Hillary To Joe: Don't Do It
Hillary Clinton Says She Won’t Back
Joe Lieberman If He Loses Primary
By: Howard Stein
Cory A. Booker, 37, was sworn
in as the mayor of Newark,
N.J., on Saturday, July 1, 2006
leader of its largest city. The swearing in ceremony for
Mayor Cory Booker marks a regime change in the
struggling city of Newark. Sharpe James, the old-guard,
machine-style mayor is gone after holding his grip on the
city for decades. "He served in city hall for 36 years," says
the new mayor. "I'm 37-years-old, and he is now passing
Now all hopes are pinned on this young successor to turn
Newark around after years of decay. "Hey we have a
chance," Booker says. "We stand on the frontiers of the
greatest challenge, the greatest opportunity in our country
Booker's rise as a political star seems predestined. He is
the son of civil rights activists, a former Rhodes Scholar
and a Yale Law School graduate who opted for a career in
Booker's first run at the mayor's office in 2002 was one of
the ugliest political fights in recent memory.
"I've had my phones tapped by the city police – they claimed
it was an honest mistake," he says. "I have had threats on
my life that have come from anonymous letters streaming
through City Hall."
Asked by Roberts if he still harbors any resentment or
bitterness toward his old political enemies, Booker says it's
all in the past.
"You have to come to peace with those things and
understand what their motivations were," he says. "And
most of it was fear of losing their positions of power."
Booker came back in his second run for mayor four years
later to win in a landslide.
New York July 5, 2006 - Sen. Hillary
Rodham Clinton, a longtime
supporter of Sen. Joseph Lieberman,
said Tuesday she will not back the
Connecticut Democrat's bid for re-
election if he loses their party's
“I've known Joe Lieberman for more
than thirty years. I have been pleased
to support him in his campaign for re-
election, and hope that he is our
party's nominee,” the former first lady
said in a statement issued by aides.
“But I want to be clear that I will
support the nominee chosen by
Connecticut Democrats in their
primary,” the New York Democrat
added. “I believe in the Democratic
Party, and I believe we must honor
the decisions made by Democratic
Asked about Clinton's comment,
Lieberman spokeswoman Marion
Steinfels said the three-term senator
was “totally focused on winning the
“Senator Clinton and President
Clinton have both been supporters of
Senator Lieberman for many, many
years. He greatly values her
friendship and her support in the
primary,” said the Lieberman aide.
“The support is part of the reason
he's working so hard, with a single-
minded focus to win the Democratic
Facing a stronger-than-expected
Democratic primary challenge from
millionaire businessman Ned
Lamont and sagging poll numbers
because of his support of the Iraq
war, Lieberman said Monday he'll
collect signatures to assure an
independent ballot spot for the
November election if he loses the
Aug. 8 primary.
“The challenges before us in 2006
call for a strong, united party, in which
we all support and work for the
candidates who are selected in the
Democratic process,” said Clinton's
Doctor Suspected In NYC Blast Dies
NEW YORK, July 16, 2006 - The doctor suspected of blowing up his New
York City townhouse rather than allowing his ex-wife to benefit from its
sale has died nearly a week after suffering critical injuries in the blast,
a hospital spokeswoman said today.
Dr. Nicholas Bartha, 66, survived the blast, but died late last evening,
said Mary Halston, a New York Presbyterian Hospital administrator.
Bartha lived and worked out of the four-story East Side Manhattan
townhouse and was its only occupant during the blast.
Police had been unable to speak to Bartha following the explosion
because of his critical condition. Authorities have said they were
investigating whether the doctor might have caused the July 10
explosion rather than sell the town house as part of a divorce
judgment favoring his ex-wife.
Bartha's ex-wife told police she received an e-mail from him shortly
before the explosion warning that she would be "transformed from
gold digger to ash and rubbish digger."
"I always told you I will leave the house only if I am dead," the e-mail
said, according to his ex-wife.
Investigators have confirmed that someone tampered with a gas line
leading into the home's basement, allowing vapors to flow freely for
hours until it caused the building to blow up.
The physician, who lived and worked in the four-story landmark, was
its lone occupant during the blast, which leveled the building and left
the upscale block covered in bricks, broken glass and splintered
Authorities said at least 14 others were injured, including 10
Rescuers were able to pull the doctor from the rubble after hearing his
The town house and land were worth nearly $6.4 million, according to
the city's finance department. The property was to be sold at auction in
October to pay a $4 million judgment against Bartha, though his
ex-wife had predicted he wouldn't leave without a fight.
"He has said many times that he intends to 'die in my house,"'
Cordula Bartha said in a petition filed last year.
Tuesday, July 11, 2006 MONTEL Show "When Anger Hurts"
Many experts would agree that anger is a common problem
throughout our world and even in our own homes.
Tuesday July 11th show you'll be hearing from guests and their
loved-ones, who say anger is controlling their lives.
You'll meet a couple who have been together for six years. They are
engaged to be married, but put the wedding on hold when the
groom began losing his temper.
Even after enduring black eyes and bruises, his fiancée believes he
A woman who has been struggling with her 14 year-old daughter's
temper for years is afraid her daughter's defiant attitude and anger
issues will destroy their relationship.
Joining MONTEL is clinical and forensic psychologist, Peter Favaro,
who is there to help the guests work through their anger
management issues, and also to discuss his book Anger
Management: Six Critical Steps To A Calmer Life.
Usher Says 'Yeah' To Broadway
R&B Superstar Will Make Debut As
Billy Flynn In 'Chicago'
New York July 14, 2006 -Usher, the
silky voiced R&B superstar, will soon
be crooning a Broadway melody.
The multi-platinum recording artist
and five-time Grammy winner will take
over the role of conniving lawyer Billy
Flynn in the long-running musical
revival "Chicago," making his
Broadway debut, producers Barry and
Fran Weissler announced Friday.
"I have always admired Broadway
actors for their showmanship,
dedication and focus that goes into
performing live on stage every night,"
the 27-year-old Usher said in a
statement. "Being on Broadway
allows you to connect to audiences in
a whole new way that's different from
music and movies."
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE? Ratings Top Last Year Finale Big
Viewership Is Males 17-77
New York July 14, 2006 - Dick Clark Productions, 19 Entertainment Ltd
and FOX Television's SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE is
controlling the Wednesday and Thursday 9E/8C time zones in
affluent males 17-77. households college or tech educated.
American Idol lost much of its appeal last season. So You Think You
Can Dance was created by Simon Fuller and Nigel Lythgoe. The
show is looking for the best undiscoverd dance talent over a
grueling 12 week competition.
Once Is Chance - Back to Back is Skill
Manhattan Playwright ADAM SZYMKOWICZ Is Hot Property With - "Food
For Fish" at Kraine Theater in East Village thru July 29th
By: Gatsby Melodi'
New York City
nytheatre.com wrote about Food For Fish saying "Catch it before it's gone, a
talented bunch in a smart, well done play".
Szymkowicz describes his engaging Food For Fish saying "Young Bobbie
drops another of life's pages into the Hudson. He kisses random strangers on
the street and tells a story that's increasingly real. Once there was a world
where men became women, and women became men. Three unmoored
sisters mourned their father and faced the facts of life."
Sexy, hilarious, loose, Adam Szymkowicz's Food for Fish is New York longing
for New Jersey. Alexis Poledouris directs, with Katie Honaker, Anna Hopkins,
Luis Moreno, Ana Perea, Caroline Tamas & Orion Taraban
Adam has composed over fifteen one-act and full-length plays and over twenty
ten-minute plays. His play NERVE just finished a very successful run with
Packawallop productions at the 14th St. YMCA, and he’s not even 30 years old.
Kraine Theatre is located at 85 East 4th Street; Manhattan - 212-352-310.
JOE CHAMBERS plays WIGGINS at
Waterfront Park Tues July 25th
Info Call 856-216-2122
Joe Chambers featuring Onaje
Allan Gumbs and Cheikh M’Baye
Ensemble will be performing at
THE 15TH ANNUAL SUNSET JAZZ
SERIES. All shows are FREE and
begin at 8:00 PM.
Joe Chambers is one of the
drummers from the 50's & 60's who
along with Max Roach, Art Blakey,
Jimmy Cobb, and Tony Williams
has influenced an entire generation
Onaje Allan Gumbs is one of the
industry’s most respected and
talented musical collaborators. He
has worked for more than 30 years
with an illustrious list of jazz, R&B
and pop artists.
Cheikh M'Baye and Sing Sing
Rhythm is a drum and dance
company of Wolof griots from
Next door to the Camden Adventure
Aquarium at Mickle Blvd. and
Riverside Drive in Camden, NJ.
Studio City, CA
Cliffside Park, NJ
Until now the contestants danced and have been graded as
couples, executive producer, Nigel Lythgoe today announced
there will only be one winner and dancers will be judged
individually by America voting beginning with next week's show.
Each dancer will have a telephone and text number.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE consistently generates
enthusiastic desires to watch each Wednesday and Thursday.
The show glimpses in to rare comradeships among the
dancers intervening with others and collectively while mingling
with respect for themselves and others. They seemingly all
get-along, are very humble and grateful for the opportunity to
compete to become America's #1 dancer.
Not since Fantasia won American Idol in 2004 have male
audiences (17-77) loved and anticipated such a competition.
There are 10 remaining finalists looking to become
American's #1 dancer on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE.
It is a stiff competition with all dancers displaying ability and
agility. They all deserve to win. Vote for your favorite.
American Idol Season 6 Auditions Begin In Los Angeles
Six Cities Follow
Los Angeles July 14, 2006 - AMERICAN IDOL begins its search for the next
singing superstar and will host auditions in 7 cities across the country starting
The quest to become the next American Idol starts now. Auditions for the sixth
edition of AMERICAN IDOL begin in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Aug. 8, at a
location to be named shortly.
Men and women 16 to 28 years old on Aug. 8, 2006, and eligible to work in the
United States are welcome to audition. Restrictions apply
Los Angeles - TBD Tues. Aug. 8, 2006
San Antonio - Alamodome Fri. Aug. 11, 2006
New York - Continental Air. Arena Mon. Aug. 14, 2006
Birmingham - BJCC Mon. Aug. 21, 2006
Memphis - FedExForum Sun. Sep. 3, 2006
Minneapolis - Target Center Fri. Sep. 8, 2006
Seattle - KeyArena Tue. Sep. 19, 2006
Hillary Clinton Says Democrats should rally
around 'middle class values agenda'
July 25, 2006 - "America needs to work for everyone, not just the
privileged and the powerful," Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said
Monday at the Democratic Leadership Council's 10th annual
"National Conversation" in Denver. "Democrats can be the change
agents our country needs."
The two-day political meeting brought together nearly 400 state and
local Democratic officials to try and articulate a message for
mid-term candidates and lay the groundwork for reclaiming the
presidency in 2008.
Clinton helped design and unveil the DLC's "American Dream
Initiative," a policy agenda geared toward expanding economic,
health care and educational opportunities for the middle class.
"It's an agenda that we hope will unite Democrats and help elect
Democrats across the country this November," Clinton said. "As
Americans, we know what's wrong with the other side: They're not
taking care of America."
Ashanti stars as
Heather, a high
school student who
joins three other
teens to plot
boyfriend in "John
Tucker Must Die",
from 20th Century