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Clarkson To Receive Top New Orleans Honour

9th January 2007

Two-time Emmy Award winner PATRICIA CLARKSON has been named the 2007 celebrity monarch for the Krewe Of Orpheus parade in New Orleans, Louisiana. A celebrity is chosen each year to lead the parade - founded...

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Connick Aids Katrina Victims

16th August 2006

HARRY CONNICK JR will donate all proceeds from his new single ALL THESE PEOPLE to a program to build new homes for New Orleans, Louisiana musicians displaced by Hurricane Katrina. The IT HAD TO BE...

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Connick Laments Over 'Soulless' New Orleans

14th June 2006

Jazz star HARRY CONNICK JR believes his home city of New Orleans has lost its "soul" since being battered by Hurricane Katrina last August (05). The 38-year-old musician was born in the ravaged Louisiana city...

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Connick Jr Treats Fans With Improv Show

12th June 2006

Crooner HARRY CONNICK JR gave theatre fans a treat during a performance of his hit Broadway, New York musical THE PYJAMA GAME on Wednesday (08JUN06) when he covered an onstage accident by chatting to the...

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The Things They Say 2222

11th June 2006

"The cell phone stuff doesn't bother me... It could be somebody's wife who just got in an accident... I always give 'em the benefit of the doubt." Tony Award nominee HARRY CONNICK JR (THE PYJAMA...

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Ck's Costa Wins For Womenswear At Cfdas

6th June 2006

Calvin Klein boss FRANCISCO COSTA beat off competition from MARC JACOBS and fashion house Proenza Schouler at the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) awards last night (05JUN06) - winning the coveted Womenswear Designer...

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Sheridan Missed Out On Grace

17th May 2006

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES star NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN was close to scoring one of the lead roles in hit sitcom WILL + GRACE, but ended up narrowly missing out to DEBRA MESSING. The show's creator, MAX MUTCHNICK, claims...

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Connick Captivated By Lopez's Rear

15th December 2005

Jazz star HARRY CONNICK JR has revived focus on JENNIFER LOPEZ's shapely bottom, after singing its praises recently. Thrice-wed Lopez has successfully managed to steer attention away from her much-celebrated asset recently, but musician...

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Connick Jr To Build Musicians' Village In New Orleans

7th December 2005

Jazz artist HARRY CONNICK JR and saxophonist BRANFORD MARSALIS are helping to build a new village for musicians left homeless in their hurricane-ravaged hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana. The musical pair have teamed up...

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Pacino And Theron To Save The World

19th October 2005

AL PACINO and CHARLIZE THERON are set to reunite on the big screen in a bid to save the world. The Oscar-winners, who first teamed up in 1997's THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE, will head an...

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Connick Jr Begs Senators To Rebuild New Orleans

7th October 2005

New Orleans, Louisiana resident HARRY CONNICK JR visited Washington DC yesterday (06OCT05) to beg America's Senate Finance Committee to fund the rebuilding of his hurricane-ravaged home city. The crooner, who was one of the...

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Connick Jr Rescues Katrina Victim

19th September 2005

Jazz crooner HARRY CONNICK JR rescued a dying man who had been stranded on his New Orleans porch since Hurricane Katrina flooded the city last month (AUG05). The New Orleans-native return to the drowned...

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Fascinating Fact 145

8th September 2005

New Orleans, Louisiana natives HARRY CONNICK JR and BRANFORD MARSALIS have signed on as honorary chairmen for charity Habitat For Humanity's Operation Home Delivery, a long-term rebuilding plan for Hurricane Katrina victims....

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Dr John Disgusted By Celebrity Propaganda

8th September 2005

DR JOHN is suspicious of stars including HARRY CONNICK JR who are rushing to New Orleans to help with the hurricane relief effort, because he is bemused at how easy it is to get celebrities...

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Harry Connick Jr Surveys Father's Damaged Home

7th September 2005

Crooner HARRY CONNICK JR waded through the water submerging much of New Orleans, Louisiana, to look at the damage caused by Hurricane Katrina to his father's home. His father, HARRY CONNICK SR, who served...

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Connick Jr Praises Singer Friend For Katrina Rescue Effort

6th September 2005

Jazz singer and actor HARRY CONNICK JR has hailed his singing pal CHARMAINE NEVILLE for evacuating dozens of hurricane survivors from New Orleans in an abandoned bus. Connick Jr, a New Orleans native, managed...

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Harry Connick Jr Stunned By Slow Aid Response

5th September 2005

Jazz crooner HARRY CONNICK JR believes enough isn't being done to help Hurricane Katrina's victims, a number of whom are still waiting to be evacuated. Sadness and grief is turning into anger and outrage...

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Nbc Bosses Refute West's Comments

5th September 2005

LATEST: US TV network NBC has distanced itself from KANYE WEST's comments, after he blasted US President GEORGE W BUSH during Friday's (02SEP05) broadcast of A CONCERT FOR HURRICANE RELIEF. West, who didn't perform...

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Connick Confident New Orleans Will Bounce Back

3rd September 2005

Jazz crooner HARRY CONNICK JR is confident his hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana, will bounce back in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, because its residents are "freakishly strong". The singer is heartbroken after travelling...

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Green Day Headline Hurricane Relief Gig

1st September 2005

LATEST: GREEN DAY have been added to the star-studded line-up for next week's (10SEP05) Hurricane Katrina relief concert. The AMERICAN IDIOT stars will join a galaxy of stars including ALICIA KEYS at the forthcoming...

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Stars Line Up For Hurricane Telethon

1st September 2005

LEONARDO DiCAPRIO, TIM McGRAW and HARRY CONNICK JR have signed up to star in a telethon to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. The stars will perform and appear...

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Connick Jr Records New Album In A Weekend

10th May 2005

HARRY CONNICK JR has recorded a new album with pal and jazz great WINTON MARSALIS in just a weekend. The pair plan to release OCCASION in June (05) via saxophonist Marsalis' label MARSALIS MUSIC....

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Harry Connick Jr Heading To Broadway

10th January 2005

Singer HARRY CONNICK JR is making his way to the stages of New York city to star in a Broadway revival of the 1950s classic THE PAJAMA GAME. Connick Jr will play the role...

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'Miming' Madonna Lands Top Tour Nominations

12th October 2004

Superstar MADONNA's latest award nomination is set to upset her old pal SIR ELTON JOHN - she's up for four tour gongs at BILLBOARD's first ever BACKSTAGE PASS AWARDS. The bespectacled rocker lambasted the...

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Newman And Connick Jr Pick Up Music Emmys

21st September 2004

RANDY NEWMAN and HARRY CONNICK JR picked up musical EMMY AWARDS over the weekend (19SEP04) for American TV hits. Newman was honoured for his title theme music for hit comedy MONK, while crooner Connick...

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Messing And Mccormack's Gay Celeb Crushes

13th August 2004

WILL AND GRACE stars DEBRA MESSING and ERIC McCORMACK have revealed their secret gay crushes, SALMA HAYEK and HARRY CONNICK JR. Messing, who plays GRACE ADLER in the hit comedy, insists she adores the...

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Devito's Dame Tune With Sopranos

27th April 2004

DANNY DeVITO teamed up with stars of THE SOPRANOS to perform SOUTH PACIFIC's THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A DAME at a star-studded cancer benefit onboard luxury cruiseliner QUEEN MARY II at the weekend (24APR04)....

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Connick Jnr Prefers To Be Uncool

5th April 2004

HARRY CONNICK JNR is happy to stay off celebrity guest lists - so he doesn't have to worry about going out of fashion. The IT HAD TO BE YOU singer, 36, feels a...

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Connick Jr Fears Will + Grace Backlash

24th March 2004

Singer and actor HARRY CONNICK JR is worried about filming the sixth season finale of WILL + GRACE today (24MAR04) - because he doesn't want the sitcom's fans to turn on him afterwards. Fans...

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