The Government has paid tribute to one of New Zealand’s finest writers, Barbara Anderson, who died in Auckland yesterday.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the sister of President John F.
The Los Angeles coroner’s chief investigator visited Michael Jackson’s dermatologist Tuesday to view medical records, the investigator said. The coroner’s report on what killed Jackson last month should be ready the middle of this next week, assistant chief coroner Ed Winter said as he emerged from Dr
There is no concert and the only music heard will be the tinny sound of portable speakers blaring Michael Jackson’s greatest hits. But event organizers expect thousands of the singer’s fans to converge on the O2 Arena in London Monday to mark what would have been the opening night of the singer’s long-awaited comeback, the first in a grueling 50-date “This Is It” concert tour. They will be bringing candles, flowers and photos for an impromptu memorial service organized over social networking sites including Facebook
Michael Jackson was the pride of Gary, Indiana, growing up, and on Tuesday his hometown paid tribute to the late entertainer with a memorial and celebration in his honor. They remembered him as not just the King of Pop or the musician who took Hollywood by storm, but as someone with an unmatched enthusiasm and talent for entertaining even as a little boy growing up in this city of about 100,000 in northwestern Indiana, 30 miles from downtown Chicago, Illinois. Jackson’s first music teacher, Anita Hill, spoke of teaching Jackson to sing “Climb Every Mountain,” and remembered him as a “very energetic and wonderful student.” The principal of his middle school remembered how, at Christmastime how Jackson, always jumped up and offered to sing to his class
Mike Loverde was 29 when his family intervened in his addiction to prescription painkillers. He remembers his parents driving him from Chicago, Illinois, to a rehab center in rural Indiana. He was crying because he wanted to get high
When Glynis McCants looks at Michael Jackson’s life, she sees the number five. Jackson’s talent was discovered when he was 5 years old, he came to fame as a member of the Jackson 5 and he planned a series of 50 concert dates in London, England, as part of a comeback tour before he died on June 25 at the age of 50
A rarely seen portrait of Michael Jackson is on display inside a Harlem luxury car dealership.
Even at the beginning of the 20th century before mass reproductions, package tours to France and The Da Vinci Code Mona Lisa was different from other pictures. The woman with the enigmatic smile got so many love letters that her portrait was the only artwork at the Louvre to have its own mailbox.
London’s Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Monday unveiled what they called the only portrait of William Shakespeare painted during his lifetime. “The evidence that it represents Shakespeare and that is was done from life, though it is circumstantial, is in my view overwhelming,” Professor Stanley Wells, chairman of the trust, said Monday.