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Ali Stroker on ‘Oklahoma!’: ‘This Show Doesn’t Follow the Rules and That Is So Who I Am’

Ali Stroker is no stranger to rewriting history. With her 2015 Broadway debut in “Spring Awakening,” she became the first actor in a wheelchair to perform on the Great White Way. Three years later, she’s back onstage in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” as Ado Annie, the flirtatious local who splits her affections between a resident […]
Tags: Features, Dolly Parton, Annie, Oklahoma, Rodgers, Hammerstein, Ali Stroker, Power of Broadway, Great White Way Three

Dolly Parton's birthday wish to Cher is a must-see: 'What're we now, 37?'

Said the country music legend to the pop legend: "I think we're holdin' up pretty good for our age. What're we now, 37?"            [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
Tags: News, Dolly Parton, Cher, Nashville Tennessean

Dolly Parton opens Dollywood's Wildwood Grove. Here's how the new area stacks up

Wildwood Grove is a land built from Dolly Parton's dreams, and she said the new six-acre, $37 million addition sets a new standard for Dollywood.            [Author: Knoxville News Sentinel]
Tags: News, Dolly Parton, Dollywood, Knoxville News Sentinel, Wildwood Grove

FBI honors Dolly Parton for work following Great Smoky Mountain wildfires

Singer Dolly Parton was recognized last week by the FBI for her efforts to provide financial support to families affected by wildfires that ravaged parts of eastern Tennessee in 2016.
Tags: Cnn, Fbi, Tennessee, Dolly Parton

A Week In Austin, TX, On A $32,500 Salary

Welcome to Money Diaries, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Travel Diaries: We're looking to get the inside scoop on when, where, and how our peers are using their vacation ...
Tags: Apple, Fashion, Music, Texas, Chicago, Austin, Dolly Parton, Starbucks, Jane The Virgin, Joe, Taco Bell, Bey, Caesar, Capri Suns, Reese, Doc Martens

Understanding Brand Archetypes and How They Shape Business

#sponsored Swiss psychologist Carl Jung believed that certain universal patterns and images are present within the psyche. These archetypes are present in the unconscious and can be seen throughout history, culture and personal experience. For instance, the “wise old man” archetype is defined by someone with great judgment and wisdom. It may apply historically to someone like Benjamin Franklin, while in literature, it can refer to characters like Yoda in “Star Wars” and Gandalf in “Lord of the R...
Tags: Business, Steve Jobs, Superman, Tim Burton, Sales & Marketing, Campbell Soup Company, Nike, Intel, Lego, Mtv, Amelia Earhart, Dolly Parton, Bill Gates, Michael Jordan, Drew Barrymore, Madonna

Stagecoach 2019: Female country artists are ready to kick up a little dust in the desert

Though the top tier acts for the 2019 Stagecoach Country Music Festival in Indio this year are all male — with Luke Bryan leading the charge on Friday, April 26, Sam Hunt keeping the party going on Saturday, April 27, and Jason Aldean closing out the Mane Stage on Sunday, April 28 — there are plenty of female artists taking charge at the festival. With country darlings and Stagecoach veterans Kacey Musgraves and Maren Morris both enjoying enough crossover success to perform or drop in on Stageco...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Kacey Musgraves, Nbc, California, Kentucky, Alabama, NFL, Georgia, Sport, Sufjan Stevens, Tom Hanks, Things To Do, Soccer, Dolly Parton, Sam Smith

Eaglet welcomed as new addition at Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (AP) — Dolly Parton’s Dollywood has welcomed a fluffy addition to the amusement park — an eaglet. Media outlets report the eaglet hatched Wednesday. The eaglet is part of the park’s Eagle Mountain Sanctuary, a 30,000-square-foot aviary. The park has a live cam labeled “Grant & Glenda” featuring the eaglet. Most Read […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Nation, Dolly Parton, Dollywood, Grant Glenda

Breaking Down The Gender Play Gap: Men vs Women’s Performance On Music Charts

While a recent Billboard headline proclaiming women to be dominating the Hot 100 might lead you to believe otherwise, a closer look at the data reveals the gender play gap to still very much be an issue in the music business. _________________________________ Guest post by Josh Hayes of Chartmetric Billboard’s March edition proclaims “Women are Dominating The Billboard Hot 100.” Women have indeed claimed more no.1 spots on Billboard’s 2019 charts already than they did for a...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Music, Taylor Swift, France, US, Cms, Guest Post, Queens, Ariana Grande, Dolly Parton, Apple Music, Eric Church, Zac Brown, Cardi, Billie Eilish

Lily Tomlin On ‘9 To 5’ Sequel: ‘We Hope That We Live To See It’

The "Grace and Frankie" star tells Ellen she's hoping to reunite with Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton on the big screen.
Tags: News, Dolly Parton, Ellen, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Frankie

Dolly Parton makes NASCAR debut as sponsor at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Tyler Reddick had his own “Hello, Dolly” moment when he saw his pink and white race car at Bristol Motor Speedway. The reigning Xfinity Series champion is piloting a Chevrolet at Bristol covered with country music icon Dolly Parton’s face and her signature butterfly logo. The No. 2 car features Parton-owned […]
Tags: News, Dolly Parton, Bristol, Nascar, Auto Racing, Parton, Tenn AP, Dolly, Tyler Reddick

The $39 Volumizing Spray Behind Kacey Musgraves' Country Hair

If Gretchen Wieners were real, she'd probably be jealous of Kacey Musgraves' hair. And, to her credit, there is one secret the Grammy-Award winning country singer is hiding in that astonishing bouffant: hairstylist Giovanni Delgado."Her interests have always been hyper-glamour," explains Delgado, a Tennessee native who's helped Musgraves develop her signature voluminous look over the past four years. That "hyper-glamour" was on full display for her fourth studio album, Golden Hour. "Her vibe is...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Kacey Musgraves, Tennessee, Dolly Parton, Nashville, Rupaul, Huffman, Virgin Mary, Delgado, Oribe, Musgraves, Gretchen Wieners, Catherine Powell, LookLena Dunham

Maren Morris mixes it up with her new album ‘Girl’ at a sold-out gig at House of Blues Anaheim

Maren Morris’ long-awaited sophomore album “Girl” has only been out for three weeks, yet the fans who showed up to her sold-out show at House of Blues Anaheim on Thursday night belted out the lyrics to the new record like they’ve owned it their entire lives. Morris will also headline The Wiltern in Los Angeles Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30. “Girl” is an excellent release through and through, led by the title track, an empowering anthem with a rockin’ guitar and a subtle nod to Beyoncé ...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Dolly Parton, Pope, Coachella, Stagecoach, Osborne, Disneyland, Garth Brooks, Whitney Houston, Voice, Zedd

Best shows to see in London in 2019

Putting on the world’s greatest shows since Shakespeare made his mark in the 1500s, London — along with New York City’s Broadway — is the most iconic place in the world to watch theatre. If you’ve made your way through the long list of West End giants like The Lion King and Mamma Mia, don’t worry — you’re not done just yet. From dark, heart-wrenching melodrama to all-singing, all-dancing musicals, here’s our pick of London’s hottest new shows for spring and summer 2019. 1. Waitress, Adelphi...
Tags: Travel, Hbo, London, Singapore, New York City, Theatre, Bbc, Park, South Africa, Dolly Parton, Broadway, Argentina, Harry Potter, Idris Elba, West End, Shakespeare

Dolly Parton's kind of busy: 'Heartstrings' on Netflix this fall; '9 to 5' 'progressing'

Dolly Parton's presence on Netflix will get much bigger in 2019 with her upcoming series "Heartstrings" and a new Christmas musical.            [Author: Knoxville News Sentinel]
Tags: News, Netflix, Dolly Parton, Knoxville News Sentinel

A Week In Saint Paul, MN, On $16.45 Per Hour

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a customer service representative working at a nonprofit who makes $16.45 per hour and spends some of her money this week on frozen açai packets.Occupation: Customer Service RepresentativeIndustry: NonprofitAge: 24Location: Saint Paul, MNSalary: $16.4...
Tags: Apple, Fashion, Music, Minneapolis, Whole Foods, Customer Service, Walgreens, Broad City, Dolly Parton, DMV, Hulu, Costco, Joe, PAUL, McDonald, Tabata

Sony/ATV Chief Slams Streaming Services’ ‘Incredibly Disappointing’ Copyright Appeal

Outgoing Sony/ATV chairman Martin Bandier is certainly not phoning it in during his last month on the job — earlier this month he signed a deal that brings Dolly Parton’s entire catalog to the company, and today he sent a letter to the company’s songwriters slamming the decision by Spotify, Amazon, Google and Pandora to […]
Tags: Google, Amazon, Spotify, News, Pandora, Dolly Parton, Sony ATV, Martin Bandier, SiriusXM, Spotify Amazon Google, Sony/ATV Musi

Don’t stop the music: Campaign songs tell candidates’ story

When Elizabeth Warren took the stage to launch her presidential run to the strains of Dolly Parton’s “9 to 5,” the song seemed to sum up the spirit of a candidacy built on giving workers a fairer shake. Only days earlier, fellow Democrat Kamala Harris had exited her own campaign kickoff rally with an equally […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Elizabeth Warren, Nation, Dolly Parton, Kamala Harris

Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris Talk Female Inspirations on International Women’s Day

Brandi Carlile and Maren Morris, both Grammy-winning singer-songwriters, discussed representation of women in the music industry and their female inspirations on International Women’s Day. The two sat down together at the historic RCA Studios in Nashville, where Elvis Presley once recorded music and Dolly Parton accidentally drove her car into a wall, for a Beats […]
Tags: News, Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, Nashville, Maren Morris, Brandi Carlile, RCA Studios, Highwomen

KFRG 95.1/FM’s Vicki Pepper talks women in country music, who to look out for at Stagecoach and the station’s All-Girl Power Hour

Last month’s 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony didn’t just end up serving mostly as a celebration of women in music, but more specifically a celebration of women in country music. Singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves was a big winner that night, taking home all four trophies for which she was nominated including best country album and album of the year for “Golden Hour.” Folk, Americana and alternative country artist Brandi Carlile also had a spectacular evening, picking up three awards for her al...
Tags: Music, Kacey Musgraves, Washington Post, Los Angeles, Sport, Pepper, Radio, Things To Do, Soccer, Katy Perry, Dolly Parton, Sam Smith, Carrie Underwood, Miley Cyrus, Stagecoach, Rolling Stone

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, March 8-15

  Vox Femina Los Angeles performs on March 10 in Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy of Vox Femina Los Angeles)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Fred Hall Show – The Ultimate Outdoor Experience: Boating, fishing, hunting and travel exhibitors, cooking demonstrations and seminars, 1-9 p.m., March 8; 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m. ...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN

Dolly Parton Signs With Sony/ATV Publishing

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed a deal to represent the catalog of singer-songwriter Dolly Parton, the company announced today. The agreement takes in songs from across Parton’s entire career, including the record-breaking global smash “I Will Always Love You” as well as hits like “9 to 5,” “Jolene,” “Love Is Like A Butterfly” and “Two […]
Tags: News, Dolly Parton, Parton, SONY/ATV Music Publishing, Jolene, Dolly Parton Signs With Sony ATV Publishing

Katie Peterson's Playlist for Her Poetry Collection "A Piece of Good News"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Katie Peterson's A Piece of Good News is an evocative and often startling poetry collection. Publishers Weekly wrote of the book: "In the fourth collection from Peterson, a typica...
Tags: Music, California, Massachusetts, George Harrison, Pete Seeger, Barack Obama, David, Dolly Parton, Rosetta, Ikea, Jesus, Honda, Shakespeare, North Carolina, Joni Mitchell, Richard

Dolly Parton’s sister ‘ashamed’ of star over silence on #MeToo protest

Younger sibling says singer should use her position to speak out about abuse in the country and western music industryDolly Parton has been criticised by her younger sister for not speaking out more about sexual predators in the country and western music scene, after the star of 9 to 5 said she didn’t identify as a feminist and indicated she had no interest in becoming a cheerleader for the #MeToo movement.In a scathing attack on the Nashville singer’s approach to sexual harassment, Stella Parto...
Tags: Music, Country, World news, Dolly Parton, Nashville, Sexual Harassment, Parton, MeToo Movement, Stella Parton

Global just launched a country music station from Smooth Radio

Smooth Country has just appeared on the Global Player app, and online via the Smooth Radio website. The new service plays “the most relaxing country songs” and is part of the “playlists” section in the Global Player. It features the same jingles and voice-overs as the main service. Global says: “Smooth Country celebrates the very best of relaxing country music, to make you feel as if you’re chilling with the top down of a Chevy on a long drive across the heart of Nashville. “The digital stati...
Tags: Taylor Swift, Top, Global, Industry, Radio, Dolly Parton, Nashville, Chevy, Myleene Klass, Music News, Alerts, Smooth Radio, Smooth Country

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, March 1-8

  Zoe, the Mexican rock band and Grammy Award winners, perform on March 6 at the Hollywood Palladium. (Photo courtesy of Zoe)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Bianchi Planetarium at Cal State Northridge: “Winter Sky” show, 7:30, and “The Search for Life in the Universe,” 8:30 p.m. March 1. Minimum age 8. Ticke...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Dance, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN

Dolly Parton's passion isn't just's also literacy

Dolly Parton is the most award-winning female country singer of all time. But music isn't her only passion. She's also an advocate for literacy.
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Long Ponytails Are The Beauty Trend Celebrities Just Can't Quit

It's highly unlikely that the Grimm brothers were thinking about Hollywood trends when they penned Rapunzel back in the 19th century, but here we are. Granted, the title character was locked in a tower for a whopping 12 years (you miss a lot in over a decade), but she also had a small perk amide the isolation: that hair. Long, glamorous strands is basically a glam cheat code. Who needs to fill in their brows or slap on a red lip when they have all of that up top? Exactly.It looks like Hollywoo...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Kacey Musgraves, Dolly Parton, Johnson, Angela Bassett, Tessa Thompson, Grimm, Serena, Ciara, Latifah, Rapunzel, Aja Naomi King, Vanity Fair Oscars Party, Nai

Dolly Parton Walks The Line

The famous singer of “9 to 5” (and star of the movie) speaks about the #MeToo movement, the new 9 to 5 musical (opening in London), and more. “I mean, I must be if being a feminist means I’m all for women, yes. But I don’t feel I have to march, hold up a sign or label myself. … I’m just all for gals.” – The Guardian (UK)
Tags: Art, London, People, Dolly Parton, 02.24.19