|President Esther Rosenfield, Selma & Army Archerd|
and Joni Berry, CEO of SHARE
Following in the crooner's footsteps, were the SHARE Swing Dancers, looking like they just came out of the USO Canteen, who danced their little feet off in the show produced by Gary Smith He has produced Paul McCartney's first TV special, and Elvis Presley's last, so you know that big things were in store. We even were treated to Michael Bolton, who ventured into the Opera repertoire with Puccini's "Nesun Dorma." Ok – he's no Pavarotti, but he sure looks good.
|Ray Walker (Jordanaires) with George Barris|
in front of Elvis Presley's 24 Karat gold Cadillac
Archerd, who has been writing his Hollywood column for Variety for 52 years, thanked the gracious Ladies for the honor. He was pleased to note that since 1953, they have raised close to $40 million to help disabled and abused children.
At another recent event at the Peterson Automotive Museum, many of the stars who worked with George Barris (Hollywood's King of the Kustomers" were on hand, when Barris auctioned off his famous motion picture and TV cars. Even William Shatner was there to check out some of his vintage motorcycles. Some of the vehicles on display included Dukes of Hazzard, General Lee (Dodge Charger), the Beverly Hillbillies Jalopy and Vin Diesels Triple XXX and Fast & Furious cars.'
|Michael Bolton singing his heart out for SHARE|