May 03, 2016, 4:53am
By Neal Gabler – The LA Times.
Barbra Streisand just turned 74, which may make her a grande dame to the generation in which she came of age and quite possibly a relic to a generation of millennials who may scarcely know her, except possibly as their grandparents’ Adele.
That is not an unfair comparison. You could say that Adele is the Streisand of our time, a performer who has the same stratospheric vocal talent Streisand has and draws … Read more »
March 06, 2016, 4:48pm
By BEN SISARIO – The New York Times.
Of the thousands of lyrics, tapes and correspondence in the Bob Dylan Archive, one of the more intriguing items is a handwritten card from Barbra Streisand, postmarked November 1978, in which she thanks Mr. Dylan for sending flowers and suggests that they make a record together.
There is no evidence in the archive of a response from Mr. Dylan. But after seeing an article about the archive last week in The New … Read more »
December 09, 2015, 5:14pm
By Rebecca Ford – The Hollywood Reporter
“The more we support each other, the stronger we become,” said the performer who received the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at THR’s Women in Entertainment event on Dec. 9.
At The Hollywood Reporter’s 2015 Women in Entertainment breakfast Wednesday morning, Barbra Streisand encouraged women to work together — rather than against each other.
“We have to join forces. Women are nurturers, just by our physiology,” she told the audience while receiving the Sherry … Read more »
December 04, 2015, 1:52pm
News release issued by producer Gil Netter on PRNewswire, December 3.
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Barbra Streisand has come aboard to direct “CATHERINE THE GREAT,” written by Kristina Lauren Anderson, it is announced by Gil Netter who will produce. With Streisand helming and Netter producing, casting is now underway.
The film is about a young, sensual Catherine trapped into an abusive marriage with the heir to the Russian throne. But, when her inept husband proves incapable of … Read more »
November 18, 2015, 5:29pm
WASHINGTON, DC – President Barack Obama named seventeen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.
President Obama said, “I look forward to presenting these 17 distinguished Americans with our nation’s highest civilian honor. From public servants who … Read more »
October 14, 2015, 6:00am
Streisand to Receive Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at Star-Studded Hollywood Event Dec. 9th at Milk Studios in Los Angeles
Streisand to join long line of storied honorees, including Oprah Winfrey,
Jane Fonda, Meryl Streep and Shonda Rhimes.
LOS ANGELES, CA—October 13, 2015— The Hollywood Reporter announced today that Barbra Streisand will receive the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at its 2015 annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast. The VIP breakfast will take place December 9th at Milk Studios in Los Angeles.
“Hearing … Read more »
October 08, 2015, 6:00am
BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS HONORS ICONIC SCREEN, STAGE AND RECORDING ARTIST
Original Christopher Radko Holiday Ornament
Designed by Artist Glen Hanson
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS proudly announces that incomparable superstar Barbra Streisand will be the 2015 addition to its Broadway Legends holiday ornament collection.
With the gracious permission of Ms. Streisand and her longtime manager, Marty Erlichman, Barbra becomes the eighth member of Broadway Legends series, joining Julie Andrews, Carol Channing, Angela Lansbury, Liza Minnelli, Bernadette Peters, Chita Rivera and … Read more »
October 01, 2015, 9:00am
By Charlotte Cowles – Harpers Bazaar Magazine.
Donna Karan and Barbra Streisand reflect on friendship, fashion, and the sweater that changed their lives.
Stephen Trupp/Globe Photos/ZumaPress.com
“When I was a teenager, I wanted to be Barbra Streisand,” says Donna Karan, who was a freshman at Hewlett High School on New York’s Long Island when the singer’s Grammy-winning debut, The Barbra Streisand Album, became a smash hit in 1963. “I cut my hair to look like her, and I listened to … Read more »
August 28, 2015, 5:00am
The circumstance of climate change and the circumstances of California’s drought being clear, the four lawns (of the six on Barbra Streisand’s and James Brolin’s property) that the couple have allowed to desiccate and brown represent the kind of sacrifice everyone has to make. One of the two lawns maintained even with their drastic cutback in water usage continues to be among the most aerial-photographed on the planet. The one by her pool, the smallest of the six, will continue … Read more »