Blige and Toni Braxton, Ultimate Divas
nearly lives up to its Greatest Female Vocalists of Our Time subtitle, although Peggy Lee, Dusty Springfield, k.
During the ``irrational exuberance'' of the bull market, the Bronze Divas
kept their cool and did their homework, staying out of the sizzling tech sector and focusing instead on more staid, consumer-product stocks, like Nike, Home Depot and Wal-Mart.
They don't call Miriam Makeeba ``Mama Africa'' for nothing, as she demonstrated Sunday during the Global Divas
concert at the Hollywood Bowl.
Kathy Kinney, who plays the obnoxious Mimi on ``The Drew Carey Show,'' will be the latest diva
on the block when Sheryl Lee Ralph puts on the eighth annual ``DIVAS
: Simply Singing'' AIDS fund-raiser to benefit Project Angel Food.
And the most inane running commentary: that of two opera-company mail clerks preening before the camera as they diss the divas