Barbra Streisand

Quotes of the week

It was my wife's idea

Chief executive contender Henry Tang on the 2,000 sq ft basement built without planning consent at 7 York Road, a property he co-owned with his wife until she took sole ownership in 2010

Sunday, 19 February, 2012, 12:00am

Many guises of the man who morphs

Marilyn Monroe is a special favourite and a big inspiration.

A puff of political satire at Cuba's Fidel Castro.

Getting the funny face right on Barbra Streisand.

Celine Dion is Ennio's least favourite person.

Wittily responding to rapper Eminem's homophobia.

The reincarnation of Botticelli's The Birth of Venus is a classic.

21 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

The lady, boys, is a vamp

Visitors to Post 97 could be forgiven for thinking they've stepped into a Bangkok show tonight, as ladyboy extraordinaire Trixie La Bon Bon presents her cabaret revue.

As part of a series of cabaret/dinner evenings by different performers, La Bon Bon will be singing songs by the likes of Liza Minnelli, Shirley Bassey and Barbra Streisand.

8 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Anthony Lun

Shampoo: Clairol Herbal Essence. 'I bought it because it smells good, but I change brands regularly.'

Deodorant: Gilette Clear Gel. 'I generally don't use colognes.'

Sneakers: Nike. ' I am a very Nike person when I am not working.'

Dress shoes: Donald J. Pliner lace-ups

7 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

SERIES WATCH

Living With Lydia

Pearl, 8.30pm

17 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

Instant nostalgia

Despite its many ludicrous moments The Way We Were (Pearl, 9.30pm) is still an effective tear-jerker. It is hard not to squirm when Robert Redford walks away from Barbra Streisand as she hands out 'Ban the Bomb' leaflets, but in 1973 this was cinema verite. And it does tell us a lot about the way we were, although many of us might not want to admit it.

3 May 1996 - 12:00am

Boring beauties

THERE are a few gems among the public holiday dross. First the dross. Having suffered the embarrassment of the Miss Universe contest last week the second half of the double whammy appears in the form of Miss USA 1994 (Pearl, 12.10pm).

13 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

STREISAND'S HIT COLLECTION

FROM anybody else, a second-hand stained pine doll's house, complete with a set of three miniature horses, would be classified as 'junk' worthy of little more than a garage sale. But the doll's house that once belonged to Barbra Streisand? Well that'sanother story altogether.

20 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

Streisand concert hits right note for Terri

BUMPED into the unfailingly scrumptious Terri Chao who is just back from the US of A where she's been enjoying an extended festive break with shipping tycoon hubby Cecil and their infant son Roman.

14 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Barbra's temptation

WHAT does it take to tempt Barbra Streisand back on to a concert stage for, say, two New Year's shows in Las Vegas? How does US$20 million (HK$155 million) sound? According to the Wall Street Journal, the performance-shy star has tentatively agreed to do shows on December 31 and January 1 at the splashy, soon-to-be-opened MGM Grand, billed as the world's largest hotel-casino.

7 Oct 1993 - 12:00am