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June 29, 2014 at 10:18 AM

Cher still a powerhouse at KeyArena D2K show | Concert review

Cher was dressed to thrill for her lavish “Dressed to Kill” show at KeyArena Saturday night. There was Warrior Queen Cher, who emerged from a Trojan Horse in a golden gladiator outfit and blonde wig. There was Vampire Cher, with an elaborate, bat-shaped headdress and a set of fangs she sank into her not unwilling male…

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June 26, 2014 at 3:56 PM

After a farewell, Cher says hello again | Concert preview

Cher billed her last tour as a “farewell” but soon had a change of heart, renaming it “Never Can Say Goodbye.” This year’s D2K (“Dressed to Kill”) tour features the usual array of outlandish costumes — Aztec warrior princess, Space Age rainbow — and familiar hits, from “I’ve Got You Babe” to “I Hope You…

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April 1, 2014 at 6:31 AM

Cyndi Lauper still fun 30 years later | New recordings

Cyndi LauperCyndi Lauper, ‘She’s So Unusual: A 30th Anniversary Celebration (Deluxe Edition)’ (Portrait/Epic/Legacy)

Cyndi Lauper’s debut solo album, originally released in October 1983, made her an overnight sensation, selling over six million copies, spinning off four Top 5 singles and kick-starting Lauper on her way to picking up her first Grammy award, for best new artist.

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January 30, 2014 at 9:53 AM

Cyndi Lauper to join Cher in Seattle

Cher, who’s coming to KeyArena June 28, just announced a great opening act: Cyndi Lauper. Lauper was hilarious as the emcee of the Grammy pre-telecast show last weekend. “This was the year we all got to say ‘Pussy Riot,’” she began. “How cool is that?” Lauper let the world know years ago that “girls just want to have…

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