January 19, 2018, 4:14pm

By Barbra Streisand.

Women are now proving they are powerful when they stick together and are unafraid to speak truth to power… unafraid to stand arm in arm with EVERY American and find a way forward together. Many of us were at the history-making march last year when Donald Trump was inaugurated, and we were hoping against hope that some good would come out of this Administration. Unfortunately, day-by-day, Trump has provided us – – both by his actions and … Read more »

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January 09, 2018, 8:07am
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January 08, 2018, 2:58am

Here’s a terrible fact—

There has not been a single woman who has won the Golden Globe for Best Director since I was fortunate enough to win it for Yentl in 1984…that’s 34 years ago!    Not right!

More women should be directing!

In my humble opinion, I was very disappointed that director Dee Rees and her powerful film Mudbound wasn’t even nominated.

I also would have liked to see director Patty Jenkins and her exciting film Wonder Woman be recognized

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December 13, 2017, 3:10pm

Thank you Alabama for giving our country a great Hanukkah present by electing Doug Jones.

Now we can have fun watching McConnell blame Bannon; FOX News blaming McConnell; and waiting to see who blames Trump and who he blames, fingers pointing in all directions.  Of course, we will have to watch McConnell push the obscene tax vote before Jones is seated.

Nonetheless, this is a huge statement combined with the Virginia election a few months ago that bodes very well … Read more »

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December 05, 2017, 6:12pm

Enter for your chance to win one of eight autographed programs from Barbra’s The Music… The Mem’ries… The Magic! Tour #8DaysOfBarbra http://barbrastreisand.com/8daysofbarbra/

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November 29, 2017, 4:26pm
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November 17, 2017, 10:11am

SONGS INCLUDE CAREER-SPANNING HITS FROM STREISAND’S #1 ALBUMS, Including songs from FUNNY GIRL, FUNNY LADY, YENTL, A STAR IS BORN, RARITIES, NEW MATERIAL, A SOARING DUET WITH JAMIE FOXX and MORE

NETFLIX TV SPECIAL PREMIERING ON 11/22.

Columbia Records has announced the upcoming release of Barbra Streisand’s The Music…The Mem’ries…the Magic! album to debut on December 8th. Fans can pre-order the new album today HERE. On November 22, Netflix will premiere Barbra: The Music…The Mem’ries…the Magic! The special was … Read more »

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November 13, 2017, 4:48pm

Netflix unveiled new art for Barbra’s upcoming concert special The Music… The Mem’ries… The Magic!, premiering November 22nd.

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November 08, 2017, 1:50pm

By Barbra Streisand.

Last night, voters signed a referendum against Donald Trump and his regressive and divisive policies. His unpopularity and the resistance from activists helped fuel Democratic victories across the nation. The victories had both breathe and depth from school boards and city councils to Governor’s mansions.

The most watched election was in Virginia where Democrat Ralph Northam far exceeded late polling to win a resounding victory for Governor. Democrats swept the other statewide offices in the state including … Read more »

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November 02, 2017, 10:45am
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January 19, 2018, 4:14pm

By Barbra Streisand.

Women are now proving they are powerful when they stick together and are unafraid to speak truth to power… unafraid to stand arm in arm with EVERY American and find a way forward together. Many of us were at the history-making march last year when Donald Trump was inaugurated, and we were hoping against hope that some good would come out of this Administration. Unfortunately, day-by-day, Trump has provided us – – both by his actions and … Read more »

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January 08, 2018, 2:58am

Here’s a terrible fact—

There has not been a single woman who has won the Golden Globe for Best Director since I was fortunate enough to win it for Yentl in 1984…that’s 34 years ago!    Not right!

More women should be directing!

In my humble opinion, I was very disappointed that director Dee Rees and her powerful film Mudbound wasn’t even nominated.

I also would have liked to see director Patty Jenkins and her exciting film Wonder Woman be recognized

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December 13, 2017, 3:10pm

Thank you Alabama for giving our country a great Hanukkah present by electing Doug Jones.

Now we can have fun watching McConnell blame Bannon; FOX News blaming McConnell; and waiting to see who blames Trump and who he blames, fingers pointing in all directions.  Of course, we will have to watch McConnell push the obscene tax vote before Jones is seated.

Nonetheless, this is a huge statement combined with the Virginia election a few months ago that bodes very well … Read more »

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November 08, 2017, 1:50pm

By Barbra Streisand.

Last night, voters signed a referendum against Donald Trump and his regressive and divisive policies. His unpopularity and the resistance from activists helped fuel Democratic victories across the nation. The victories had both breathe and depth from school boards and city councils to Governor’s mansions.

The most watched election was in Virginia where Democrat Ralph Northam far exceeded late polling to win a resounding victory for Governor. Democrats swept the other statewide offices in the state including … Read more »

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October 27, 2017, 7:49pm
I wanted to have the talented Harry Stradling, Jr as Cinematographer on The Way We Were, because his father, Harry Stradling, Sr photographed my first four movies, and whom I adored and learned so much from.
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October 27, 2017, 4:08pm

By Barbra Streisand for The Huffington Post.

It’s a natural quality for women to nurture, and we should hold on to that generosity of spirit.

At the Women in Film luncheon in 1992, I spoke about the skewed perception of women in relation to men. I shared my thoughts on how language gave us an insight into the way women were viewed in a male-dominated society:

A man is commanding—a woman is demanding.

A man is forceful—a woman

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October 22, 2017, 4:09pm

By Barbra Streisand – The Huffington Post.

What happened to make Donald Trump so reflexively cruel?

Henry Kissinger once pondered a question about President Richard Nixon, “Can you imagine what this man would have been like if somebody had loved him?” This brings up the debate about the role of nature and nurture in the development of one’s personality and makes one wonder about Donald Trump. Why is he so insecure that he has to lie at every occasion about

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September 13, 2017, 7:09pm

By Barbra Streisand for The Huffington Post.

Demand that your government faces the facts.

These latest hurricanes really hit home for me, because I started my last tour in Houston and ended in three cities in Florida – the last being Miami.

But the question is – what is causing so many violent storms?

Fossil fuels like coal, oil and natural gas create heat–trapping emissions in the atmosphere, warming the planet. The oceans are warming as well – and the … Read more »

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July 07, 2017, 6:00pm

By Barbra Streisand – The Huffington Post.

For all his ranting about fake news and fake media…

There’s a narcissistic fraud in the White House. An angry, hollow, vindictive man is running the country. What bottomless emotional need does he have for acclaim? It is hard to know where his rampant narcissism ends and serious mental problems ensue. He lies prodigiously and for no reason except he obviously has an unclear vision of what the truth is.

Is his narcissism

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March 09, 2017, 9:24pm

By Barbra Streisand – The Huffington Post.

It’s kindness and empathy that will make America greater, Mr. Trump.

I’ve said this before, but I’m saying this again. Trump is a walking, talking illustration of what psychologists call “the disowned self,” a person who refuses to recognize his own flaws and instead projects them onto others. He accused Hillary Clinton of being a liar and said she was “Putin’s puppet,” when that glove seems to fit him. Before he was president, … Read more »

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January 16, 2014, 4:00am

While more Americans support upholding ‘Roe v. Wade’ than ever, the Tea Party and the Christian right have teamed up to pass hundreds of restrictions eviscerating abortion rights in GOP-controlled state legislatures across the country

by JANET REITMAN

On the morning of December 11th, Gretchen Whitmer, the charismatic 42-year-old minority leader of the Michigan Senate, stood before her colleagues in the Statehouse in Lansing, and told them something she’d told almost no one before. “Over 20 years ago, I was … Read more »

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January 15, 2014, 6:00am

Reprinted from “It’s Not You”

The media loves to crow that smart, liberated women are hopeless in romance. Actually, the opposite is true

By SARA ECKEL

In 1970, an Australian university student scribbled A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle on two bathroom walls—one at a bar, the other at her university. She was paraphrasing a line from one of her philosophy texts—“a man needs God like a fish needs a bicycle”—and having a bit of … Read more »

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January 14, 2014, 1:00am

By Lindsay Abrams, Salon

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday upheld Monsanto’s patents on genetically modified seeds, foiling an attempt to challenge the company’s frequent lawsuits against farmers.

Leaving intact a federal appeals court decision, the justices threw out a lawsuit filed by farmers and seed companies that sought to prevent the biotech giant from suing them in the case that their fields became inadvertently contaminated with its patented line of crops. The concern, they argued, is legitimate: As Businessweek reports, … Read more »

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January 14, 2014, 1:00am

Suddenly it’s O.K., even mandatory, for politicians with national ambitions to talk about helping the poor. This is easy for Democrats, who can go back to being the party of F.D.R. and L.B.J. It’s much more difficult for Republicans, who are having a hard time shaking their reputation for reverse Robin-Hoodism, for being the party that takes from the poor and gives to the rich.

And the reason that reputation is so hard to shake is that it’s justified. It’s … Read more »

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January 14, 2014, 1:00am

By Elizabeth Warren, Reader Supported News

Almost a year ago, during my first banking committee hearing, I asked several federal regulators a simple question: When was the last time you took a Wall Street bank all the way to a trial for breaking the law?

The regulators were stumped. After some hemming and hawing, they said they didn’t need to take the biggest banks to trial for breaking the law because settlement agreements were tough enough to enforce the law.… Read more »

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January 13, 2014, 6:00am

That “good” news you may have read last week about the Food and Drug Administration’s curbing antibiotics in animal feed may not be so good after all. In fact, it appears that the F.D.A. has once again refused to do all it could to protect public health.

For those who missed it, the agency requested (and “requested” is the right word) that the pharmaceutical industry make a labeling change that, the F.D.A. says, will reduce the routine use of antibiotics … Read more »

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January 09, 2014, 2:00am

By Barbra Streisand.

Why the Health Care Law Will Make Our Nation More Secure

My interest in health care policy was spurred by researching women’s health care issues and discovering more women than men die from heart disease. Heart research, however, was primarily conducted on men. I approached Cedars-Sinai Hospital and helped establish the Women’s Heart Center there. Under the guidance of Dr. Noel Bairey Merz, the staff is conducting groundbreaking research. From this point, I naturally became interested in … Read more »

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January 09, 2014, 2:00am

This movie was released last year but can now be streamed online. It’s one of the best summaries of a growing problem we have in this country that is totally solvable.

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January 08, 2014, 1:00am

By Ruth Rosen, Open Democracy

As the 2014 midterm elections loom on the horizon, American Republicans fear they may lose a sizable female vote because they have spent the last eight years vilifying women and voting against their major concerns.

Now that it’s 2014, American political analysts, strategists, and operatives are revving up for the November midterm elections. High on the Republican agenda is the goal of convincing women to counter President Obama and vote for their congressional and gubernatorial … Read more »

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January 08, 2014, 1:00am

One of the worst epithets that can be leveled at a politician these days is to call him a “redistributionist.” Yet 2013 marked one of the biggest redistributions in recent American history. It was a redistribution upward, from average working people to the owners of America.

The stock market ended 2013 at an all-time high — giving stockholders their biggest annual gain in almost two decades. Most Americans didn’t share in those gains, however, because most people haven’t been able … Read more »

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December 02, 2014, 7:37am

That’s what the GOP senator who’ll be taking control of the environment committee told me several years ago.

By David Corn – MotherJones.com

The recent news on the front page of the New York Times was stark. As thousands of diplomats were gathering in Lima, Peru, to work on an agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, scientists and climate policy experts were warning

that it now may be impossible to prevent the temperature of the planet’s atmosphere from rising by … Read more »

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June 28, 2012, 3:00am

Larry Kramer does not need me to publicize his beautiful play. It stands on its own. For the last time – I will answer his complaints, which rewrite history.

When I saw the play in 1985 I was very moved and immediately contacted Larry to acquire the rights. After going through several drafts with Larry, I hired another writer to develop a screenplay that was faithful to Larry’s play — but adapting it to make it more cinematic. It was … Read more »

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June 15, 2012, 10:00am

2cents…..

Haahaa…. If my sweet wife and I can ever get out of bed
(somedays it’s noon)… I have long planned to paper our vintage barn’s
outhouse walls, with these excremental egested rag articles that are
void of even a sniff of truth. Of course, she has held me back with
her gift for perfect decor. But I still say my idea is more
authentic,… Haahaa. Right?

Hillary and Bill Clinton have been friends now since I first
met them … Read more »

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May 22, 2012, 2:00am

“The most truthful part of a newspaper is the advertisements”

—Thomas Jefferson… Read more »

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May 02, 2012, 6:00am

Boy, Barbra must sell a lot of papers.  That tabloid keeps re-telling the same lies.… Read more »

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April 18, 2012, 9:00am

I asked my wife if I could borrow her Truth Alert to respond to the latest tabloid nonsense, an outrageous story that I oppose her doing “Gypsy.” These scandal sheet guys only print stuff that is the exact opposite of the truth. I’m already lined up to buy the first ticket for that film. Her youthful beauty will perfectly complement her singing and performance. But the point here is that tabloids only traffic in bad news, bad news that they … Read more »

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April 12, 2012, 6:00am

I was just made aware of a ridiculous story in one of those weekly rags. This is just to say that the story is untrue in every respect, just unmitigated, sloppy, and malicious invention.  The madness of the constant inaccuracy of these publications is evidenced by the fact that in this recent story the main photo they use of “Jason” is not even Jason!Read more »

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May 09, 2011, 3:00am

I’ve endured Larry Kramer’s outbursts in the past, not wishing to dignify them with a response. But at a time when we are all pulling together to achieve such giant steps toward gay equality, it is anguishing to me to have my devotion to this cause so distorted. I think my efforts for the gay community and my immersion in securing its constitutional entitlement and other equitable rights is quite evident and a matter of record.

During the time we … Read more »

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April 06, 2011, 4:00am

I was happy to hear recently that the Loew’s Kings Theater in Brooklyn, New York will be undergoing renovations for a reopening in 2014 . It was one of those beautiful old movie palaces of the past. I was 13 years old when I first started spending many a wonderful afternoon there, partly because it had double features, air conditioning and great ice cream cones.

I’d like to set the record straight on one point. Some articles have said that … Read more »

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February 11, 2010, 8:00am

To clarify the ridiculous assertions relating to Barbra Streisand’s participation in the new “We Are The World,” the recording of which I attended with her, Barbra hit it on her first take, but then asked Patti Austin, who was producing the vocal session, if she could do a few more to see what else she might come up with. Patti thought the first take was perfect, and she thought the fourth one was more perfect. They stopped at “more perfect.” … Read more »

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December 20, 2016, 4:59pm

Eight-time GRAMMY® Award winner to visit the Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation benefiting the Museum’s education programs, which in 2016 served a record 29,000 students

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 20, 2016) — The GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE is pleased to welcome eight-time GRAMMY®-winning artist, and current GRAMMY nominee, Barbra Streisand to the Clive Davis Theater for its first program of 2017 on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at 8 p.m. Presented by American Express, A Conversation With Barbra Streisand … Read more »

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December 06, 2016, 3:19pm

Congratulations to Barbra and her collaborators on their Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Grammy nomination for ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway!

ENCORE MPSB_deluxeRead more »

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December 06, 2016, 3:13pm

By Howard Cohen – Miami Herald.

Barbra Streisand gushed more than once that Monday’s concert at downtown Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena, the closing date of her 13-concert “The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic! Tour,” was to be her last concert.

She never grandstanded the statement or milked it for melancholy. She said it with what sounded like gratitude — a theme she would return to often during the two-plus-hour, 26-song set. This was the longest show of the tour, which was fitting since … Read more »

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December 06, 2016, 3:10pm

By Jay Cridlin – Tampa Bay Times.

Each note brought sighs of reverie, each lovelorn lyric oohs and ahhs and applause.

All Barbra Streisand had to do was smile and sing, and the sold-out crowd at Tampa’s Amalie Arena was a big bowl of buttah in her palms.

“I’ve never been here, never been to Tampa-St. Pete,” Babs admitted Wednesday night, as if the nearly 12,000 fans in attendance didn’t know.

This was Stresiand’s first local concert after a half … Read more »

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December 06, 2016, 3:08pm

By Joey Guerra – The Houston Chronicle

Barbra Streisand leaves little room for error when she’s onstage.

Her Sunday night show at Toyota Center was an exercise in perfectionism. Tasteful tea sets sat on tables. Flowers were tastefully arranged. A waitress in a black apron refreshed the tea during intermission.

Streisand herself clicked on an electric candle during the introduction to “Papa, Can You Hear Me?” from “Yentl.”

A large teleprompter hung above the audience halfway across the floor. Every … Read more »

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November 27, 2016, 6:37pm

By Jay Landers.

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Howdy, Barbra fans!  It’s Nov. 26th, 2016 and we’re in H-Town!  That’s right, I’m talkin’ ‘bout Houston, Texas – “Energy capitol of the world,” home to NASA, Clutch the Bear and the world-famous Astrodome.

The team is back: Marty Erlichman (Barbra’s manager), Richard Jay-Alexander (Barbra’s co-director), and approx. 100 others, including Tommy (security), Peter, (lights), Chris (sound), Amy (script supervisor), Marty H. (tour director), JJ (production supervisor), and Renata (everything). We’re all watching and listening to … Read more »

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October 19, 2016, 6:20pm
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September 21, 2016, 6:55pm

The Music…the mem’ries…the magic!

THE INCOMPARABLE BARBRA STREISAND FOLLOWS ACCLAIMED 9-CITY TOUR WITH ADDITIONAL CONCERTS IN HOUSTON, TAMPA, FT. LAUDERDALE AND MIAMI

“Barbra Streisand sounded like diamonds. And porcelain and a freshly drawn bath and consommé.”  The New York Times

“After witnessing her show last night, I can reconfirm that she’s still an extraordinary singer and entertainer the likes of which we may never see again.” NPR

“This one is the stuff of Streisand-holics’ dreams.” Billboard/The Hollywood Reporter

“There were Read more »

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