They have been Gaga for Tony
Thinking of Tony Bennett, who left us final week . . .
Oprah collected his artwork . . . Sarah Vaughan had his canvas of Tokyo . . . Radio City confirmed his artwork exhibit . . . he sang for Hillary, Mario Cuomo, presidents George W. Bush and Clinton. He did a July Fourth White House live performance.
A soldier, he dug World War II burial websites . . . A diabetes dinner honored him on the Waldorf . . . 1952 he headlined the Paramount Theater stage present . . . Prince Albert gave him the World Music Award . . . He reduce a CD with Stevie Wonder.
Tony headlined San Diego’s zoo fund-raiser . . . was quoted in a canine lovers’ ebook . . . carried out in a park for greyhounds . . . fund-raised for four-leggeds out West . . . did ASPCA advantages.
Born in Astoria, a Queens Boro president as soon as tried naming a road after him.
A brand new present memorializing him (and his songs with Lady Gaga), “Tony and the Lady,” involves Westhampton’s Arts Center Sept 9. Larry Liso, who performs him: “We walked Central Park collectively. He beloved this metropolis.”
Just a few purrs for celebs
SEEING Princess Kate schlepping an Hermès clutch, Meghan no one Markle now itches to be the face — or behind — of a luxurious clothes firm. So who’d you relatively put on your model? England’s future queen or California’s everlasting zero?
Sienna Miller’s been comforting her Alzheimer’s stricken father, Edwin. Sister Savannah says, “He’s withdrawn from the world. His spark has gone out.”
Liev Schreiber, 55, who has two youngsters with Naomi Watts, awaits a child with ex-pageant queen Taylor Neisen. He’s due Saturday at South Fork’s Natural History Museum gala except he’s due within the supply room.
Whilst I used to be away Norman Rockwell’s well-known baseball portray, “The Dugout,” value massive hundreds of thousands, confirmed off on the Hamptons Art Fair. Last 12 months, Warren Beatty got here however — shove his Oscars — no one acknowledged him.
Drew Barrymore’s “discovery” D’yan Forest, who labored with Seinfeld and grabbed Guinness World Records for Oldest Working Female Comedian — age 89, does stand-up — and if you happen to can danger risqué — July 31 she’s at Gotham Comedy Club.
MORE. I’m simply catching up. CNN’s John King. In Dublin’s Cobblestone pub. Listening to music. Whilst inhaling a pint. In a clandestine nook. With a girl.
Dismarried de Blasio’s on summer time break from educating at NYU. But within the classroom lets his telephone ring, appears to be like at it, then broadcasts an vital politician’s calling — however says he’ll ignore the decision for the category. OK? Believe it??!
Matt Lauer attended Southampton’s Animal Shelter factor. Minus woman buddy. Seen these days — all the time solo. Though I used to be away be it recognized I do know. No creatures can cover from Madam Adams.
Ma’s delight & pleasure
ALSO: PR man Jesse Nash’s tune “A Mother’s Love” is now in “Beyond the Rush,” an indie starring Oscar nom Cathy Moriarty (“Raging Bull”), John Savage (“Deer Hunter”), plus Dee Snider of Twisted Sister fame sings the title monitor. The Oct. 1 shoot expects to be launched Mother’s Day.
Jesse: “There is not any Mother’s Day basic normal. ‘A Mother’s Love’ may turn out to be that tune.”
ME, I’m again. So you’re in luck, which perhaps means you perhaps discovered your automobile perhaps nonetheless within the parking zone.
Only in New York, youngsters, solely in New York.