Did you know... Britney Spears did a version of The Jets' "You Got it All" for her album, "Oops... I Did it Again"?
Here's the original music video for The Jets hit "You Got it All":
Allow the video to play out if you have an aversion to subtitles ;) This is bold, brave and altogether brilliant (mahalo to friend Chessa A. for sharing the link on FB!):
There are streets around Honolulu that have lovely landscaped sidewalks that have trees on either side growing to the point of a natural canopy. I think of the roads surrounding Kapi'olani Park and the Honolulu Zoo as well as a good stretch of Ala Moana Boulevard.
In the Urkraine, there are almost two miles of train track where the natural foliage has wrapped itself around the framework, creating a green leafy tunnel, nicknamed "The Tunnel of Love". SEE PHOTO GALLERY + STORY
Steve Hartman's stories are almost always amazing! "Michigan middle school football team conspires for touching touchdown" via CBS.com
A couple of years back (before it was on anyone's radar that he'd be taking up "The Tonight Show" mantle from Jay Leno!), Late night host Jimmy Fallon talked with Ellen about dressing up as a woman for his skits:
I can't get enough of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" sketches! One of my favorite moments is when he and his staff tackle popular TV shows...like "Real Housewives":
A reality show in the UK - "Educating Yorkshire" - followed students and teachers over a year's time and one standout was Musharaf "Mushy" Asghar...
"The King's Speech" is one of my favorite movies. Here's the scene that Musharaf's teacher, Mr. Matthew Burton spoke of:
Michael Paulo presented another wonderful line up with his signature "Pacific Rim Jazz Festival" at the Hawaii Convention Center (11/2/13).
Brief video clips as I was swept up in the live performances from Mr. Bobby Caldwell...
...and Ms. Sheila E! She brought the crowd to their feet AND invited people to dance in the aisles and on stage. She also reminded kindly to return off the stage after that first song *wink!*...good fun!
The night before, I had the honor to meet a few of the artists from the "Infiniti Pacific Rim Jazz Festival" at the Leahi Club Lounge in the Sheraton Waikiki.
(below: Tiffany Tanaka/Fresh Cafe, Olena Heu/WakeUp 2Day, Maria-Clara Paulo, vocalist Spencer Day, me, keyboardist/pianist Brian Simpson, Sweetie Pacarro)