Rufus Wainwright sang the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" host's mocking monikers for the former president -- from Dingus Khan to Spready Krueger.
"54 Sings Rufus Wainwright" will honor the groundbreaking queer artist's legacy.
"I'm going to a town that has already been burnt down ... I'm so tired of you, America."
It's a family that needs almost no introduction. But here it is anyway. It started with Loudon -- a musical legend -- and continued on to Sloan, Rufus, Martha, Lucy, Lexi, Suzzi...and, well, you almost need a genealogy chart, or at least a timeline, to map it out.
"You're always amongst friends at the Tea Room." -- Ken Biberaj I've celebrated Christmas, New Year's Eve and enjoyed many
"Whether it's my mother's passing or the birth of my daughter or my marriage or the fact that I have an opera or work with
Prima Donna Revisited: Chats With Rufus Wainwright, Marty Balin and Band of Merrymakers, Plus Dre Towey and Pre-Christmas Exclusives
"There are incredible opera houses and singers and orchestras that are really sweating it right now. I don't know if I'm going to save them necessarily myself but I do feel indebted to what that music has given me and I want to give back to that world."
A glittering metropolis like Manhattan has many, many confectionary delights at Christmastime but one of the best is Jane Siberry's Holiday Hoes and Hosers show this week at Broadway's Iridium Jazz Club.
Saying the unsayable in his wickedly funny, well-observed folk songs, Wainwright is profane, smart, poking received wisdom in the eye and then grabbing your heart with a tender and devastating truth about life and love, mistakes and mystery.
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