‘Letters Aloud’ brings famous folks’ words to life

Readers David Quicksall and Jamie Maschler perform at a February show in Seattle. Photos courtesy Idaho Falls Arts Council

We know what famous people are like in public — we see them on TV, on the big screen and now, particularly on social media. We often don’t know what those people are like when the public’s eye isn’t trained on them.

One ‘Monster’ of a show

Jay Palmer, 8, plays with the rest of group 3 during the Idaho Falls Music Club's Monster Concert dress rehearsal Saturday at the Hillcrest Performing Arts Center. The show featured simultaneous performances from two students each seated at one of the 13 pianos. Post Register file


Trump’s ‘nasty woman’ comment boosts 1986 hit

In this June 28, 2015, file photo, Janet Jackson accepts the ultimate icon: music dance visual award at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Spotify said on Oct. 20, 2016, that streams of Jackson’s 1986 hit, “Nasty,” were up 250 percent a day after Republican Donald Trump called Democrat Hillary Clinton “such a nasty woman” during the final presidential debate. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Donald Trump’s labeling of Hillary Clinton as “such a nasty woman” during the final presidential debate has given a boost to Janet Jackson’s 1986 hit, “Nasty.”


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