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23 March 2004
Story of the Week
The Stranger in the Your Eyes
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Lucy Lawless
Help Is On the Way X Benefit Concert Information Section (REAF) AIDS Benefit
 2 August 2004

Lucy Lawless

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31 March

Renee Update

Images

and speaking of Katherine Fugate - her movie "Carolina" with Julia Stiles can now be pre-ordered and it's released June 8, 2004. Carolina wasn't released widely which was a real shame but you can now get it on DVD.

Order from Amazon.com

Lucy News

Articles - Magazines

Articles - Newspapers

Lucy & Renee TV Alerts

For US Fans:

  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
    Judgment Day
    Xena (Lucy Lawless) intervenes when Ares and Strife (Kevin Smith, Joel Tobeck) frame Hercules (Kevin Sorbo) for the murder of someone close to him. With Michael Hurst and Renee O'Connor.
    Wed Mar 31 01:00P SCIFI- Science Fiction
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
    Stranger in a Strange World
    Following a fierce battle with Ares (Kevin Smith), Hercules (Kevin Sorbo) races to rescue Iolaus (Michael Hurst) from a cutthroat parallel universe and save the life of his father, Zeus.
    Wed Mar 31 03:00P SCIFI- Science Fiction
     

30 March

Lucy News

  • Articles - New Interview Business World Online - 26-27 March 2004
    Lucy Lawless: Warrior Woman
    Talks about Xena and the effect it had on other female action heroes on TV and how it empowered women. Also discusses the Warrior Women doco.

Images

Renee News

Upcoming Projects

Renee has the lead role in a TV movie Josh Becker has written called "Alien Apocalypse" - this appears to be a name change for  the movie "Xenophobia" for the Sci-Fi Channel (or maybe not... this has yet to be confirmed)

The script was originally called "Humans in Chains" which Josh wrote 15 years ago from a story he and Rob Tapert authored. That script (which was available on the net but has since been removed) has been renamed "Alien Apocalypse" and is set to be a TV Movie. The main leads are: Bruce Campbell (astronaut  doctor), Renee O'Connor (second lead astronaut ) & Lee Majors (President). Bruce Campbell is co-producing this movie.

Bit of trivia - according to Josh Becker, Lucy was offered the lead role but declined and now Renee will be in it with Bruce.

Filming will begin in April / May 2004. The movie will be shown on the Sci-Fi Channel in the US.

Click here for more information about the movie

Lucy TV Alerts

For Aussies:

  • Celebrities Uncensored
    Episode #16
    Celebrities Uncensored (Episode #16) will feature Lucy being hounded by autograph hunters. This show will be shown on Foxtel (Arena) on 31 March 2004 at 9:15 pm and repeated 4 April at 5:15 pm on Arena.

For US Fans

  • Just Shoot Me - Repeat
    29 March 2004 - 10:30 pm (PST) on The WB channel - Just Shoot Me - "The Auction" with Lucy.
     

Renee TV Alerts

For US Fans

  • Darkman II: The Return of Durant
    Tue Mar 30 10:30P AMC- American Movie Classics
    Wed Mar 31 03:00A AMC- American Movie Classics
     

Xenaverse News

The following is from Mike from the Swedish magazine "Slice"

A Swedish Xenabook written by Michael Eriksson and Eva Hamberg, dealing with the full story of the show and sporting an extensive episode guide, will now see the light of day as two packed magazines in limited edition (500 copies). Books about tv-shows are unheard of in Sweden and no publishing house would take the book in fear of failure, although many of them appreciated the work. The first edition of "Xena - Den svenska episodguiden" ("Xena - The Swedish Episode Guide") will be released by Mike Eriksson in June. The price is set very low and anybody in Sweden that buys it before August will get a copy of the current issue of SLICE free (which sports a picture of Lucy Lawless on the cover). An ad will be printed within two months in a major publication called Widescreen. Mike is a writer for the magazine and could trade articles for advertising space. The first edition has eight chapters on the show plus the episode information on seasons 1 and 2. The second edition, due out next year, will sport the remaining four seasons of the show.
 
Information in Swedish about the project with previews from episode guides -
http://hem.bredband.net/b149976/xenaguide.htm
 
Related story with preview from second edition episode guide -
http://hem.bredband.net/b159016/mike14.htm

Images: Widescreen Xena Advert and the cover of Swedish Episode Guide

29 March



Happy 36th Birthday to Lucy!

Click on the thumbnail to view Lucia's wonderful artwork wishing Lucy a happy birthday from little Xena and Gabrielle!

 

 

Lucy News / Ausxip Print Archive

Articles

The Toronto Star 28 March 2004 has a small mention of Lucy in relation to an upcoming stage show based on Wagner's Ring Cycle. The reference to Lucy is because of Xena's Ring Trilogy of Season 6 - there is also a funky image to go with the article which I found amusing :)

No one would call Lucy Lawless a Wagnerian soprano, but Xena: Warrior Princess had her own Ring Cycle in Season 6. The three, one-hour episodes were called The Rheingold, The Ring and The Return Of The Valkyrie.

Click here to read entire article on the Toronto Star Site
Many thanks to Barbara for the info

Lucy TV Alerts

For US Fans

  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
    The Warrior Princess
    Mon Mar 29 12:00P SCIFI- Science Fiction
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
    The Gauntlet
    Mon Mar 29 01:00P SCIFI- Science Fiction
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
    The Unchained Heart
    Mon Mar 29 02:00P SCIFI- Science Fiction


     

Fanfic Story Of the Week

Origins by M. Parnell
Oh what an absolutely fantastic piece of storytelling this is. M. Parnell has woven a tale that is considered a classic in the Xenaverse. The story is about Xena finding her father and finding more than she bargained for, taking command and being the best leader she can be - but there are forces against her, including the psychotic Callisto. This is a must read. I can't praise it enough.
 

Turn The Page Online Book Store

This section has been hypernating for a bit <g> It's back with a redesign. For a synopsis of the story - please go to the author's page

Kiera Dellacroix

Georgia Beers

Radclyffe

Gabrielle Goldsby

Trish Shields

T. Novan

Blayne Cooper

Blayne Cooper / T. Novan

  • First Lady (Sequel to Madam President) by Blayne Cooper & T. Novan
  • Madam President (Cavalier Press) by Blayne Cooper & T.Novan

28 March

Lucy News

New Lucy Interview

  • Malay Mail Online interviews Lucy about Warrior Women, Eurotrip, Tarzan and Xena. The interview is quite good but covers a lot of old material. Some new info about Lucy's next project:

    "At the moment, my agent and I are negotiating with several parties and hopefully, I can share the good news in the next couple of months," said Lucy.

    Click here to read the entire interview

Lucy TV Alert

US TV Update

Just Shoot Me - Repeat

  • 29 March 2004 - 10:30 pm (PST) on The WB channel - Just Shoot Me -
    "The Auction" with Lucy.
    Many thanks to Linda for the news

Totally Gayer - Repeat

  • Repeats on VH1 at 8 April at 4 pm - Narrated by Lucy
    Bigger, harder, sassier and sexier than ever, Totally Gayer is the colorful follow-up to the highly successful and hugely popular Totally Gay! An intoxicating cocktail of reality, pop documentary and provocative content Totally Gayer flaunts USDA choice beefcake, mixing mezmerizing music, delivering anecdotes and observations from out and out-friendly stars, queer icons, the behind the scenes stylemakers and commentators from around the world.
     

27 March

Lucy News

Eurotrip News


Pre-order from Amazon.com

 

Video

Dreamworks Home Entertainment / Universal Studios have announced the Region 1 DVD and NTSC Video release of Eurotrip for 1st June 2004 with a retail price of $26.99 (Amazon.com have it at $18.89 (DVD) and $19.99 (Video)

There will be 3 separate editions of this racy teen comedy released with the 'R Rated' Theatrical Cut getting a Full Screen only release and the one-minute longer 'Unrated' cut arriving in separate anamorphic widescreen and full screen editions.

Features on all three editions include:

  • English DD2.0 & DD5.1 Surround
  • French DD5.1 Surround
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Filmmaker commentary
  • Gag Reel
  • Scotty Doesn't Know Video
  • Trailers

The 'R' Rated edition also features Hilarious Deleted Scenes while the Unrated editions boast the following exclusives...

  • Party commentary
  • Unrated Menus
  • Exclusive unrated deleted scenes
  • Making of Nude Beach featurette
  • Scotty Doesn't Know Karaoke

 

26 March

ROC News

The Anita Jessie Studio holds and sponsers a film festival twice a year, showcasing original short films produced by their actors. This year a short film called Enter is being listed. Renee's name appears in the credits and the site also has images from the film (three with Renee)
http://www.anitajessestudio.com/festivals/   is the main site

Film Details

Enter
Produced by: Chris Dollard & Jed Sura  Directed, Written, & Edited by: Chris Dollard  Director of Photography: William White  Sound & Lighting by: Evan Rion  1st A.D.: Dawn Higginbotham  Makeup by: Kristen Dollard  Cast: Chris Dollard, Kristen Dollard, Renee O'Conner, Andy Pinon, Jed Sura, Steven Yell, Amy Yell

Images from the film can be viewed at
http://www.anitajessestudio.com/festivals/2003fall/enter/Thumb/Thumbs1.htm
Many thanks to Amy for the news

The Bard's Corner

Uber

25 March

Lucy News

Lucy was to attend the premiere of Katherine Fugate's film "The Prince & Me" in Hollywood on the 28th March 2004 but is now not available because Lucy has flown back (or is flying back) to New Zealand.

Lucy will be attending the upcoming Women in Film and Television International Summit 2004 in New Zealand : April 21 - 24, 2004 at the Carlton Hotel, Auckland (according to the WIFTI website).
For more information about this event go to: http://www.wiftnewzealand.org.nz/

Renee News

Renee will be attending the premiere of "The Prince & Me" in Hollywood on the 28th March 2004. So if you are in Hollywood and would like to have a glimpse of Renee and Katherine Fugate on the red carpet - the cast/guests for the film will be arriving at 5:00 pm on Sunday March 28, 2004 at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood.

Diamonds & Guns News

Diamonds and Guns is currently being edited and Renee hopes it will be done in about two months.
[Source]

24 March

Lucy News

Lucy TV Alerts

  • Correction to yesterday's Aussie TV Alert - it's the 25th March not 24th March for Just Shoot Me episode with Lucy on channel 10

Articles / Images

  • Added small blurb about Lucy from Celebrity Skin Magazine - March 2004 - this issue has a picture of Lucy from the Red Wings game which I've decided not to post for obvious reasons so please don't ask me why it's not there BUT  there is a couple of great photos of Lucy - one from the Saturn Awards - June 12, 2001 in a low cut red dress and the other as Xena. Many thanks to Ann for the scans
     
  • Added article and scans from the ICH Community Moves Magazine - October 1998
    IHC's 1998 Annual Appeal highlighted intellectually disabled teenagers achieving their dreams. For Tim Fairhall, who was the 'face' of the appeal, it led to the opportunity to make a 'dream come true'. Those who saw Tim say on TV One's 'Breakfast that he wanted to be an actor, to appear on Hercules or Xena, and to make an acceptance speech at the Academy Awards, were impressed by his passion for his dream. IHC's Fundraising Manager John Bergin decided to try to make part of that dream happen. click here to read the article and view scans of Lucy with Tim on the set of Xena
    Many thanks to Ann for the scans
     

Lucy Image Library

2004 Xena Con

Reports

Images

  • Added pictures from the con by Sonja

Xena CD, DVD & Video News

Ausxip Graphics

Images contributed by Gerry

Xenaverse News

  • The SHOWTIME ARABIA channel will show Xena on 29th of March in TV Land Showtime channel. Many thanks to Lord Bratty for the News

The following is from Phil / Bardcon

Shhhhhhhhhh...where is everybody?
Cool, they aren't here.  HEH.

I'm not supposed to be telling you this but...

We've taken all the postcards we got in for the Project Literacy campaign and we did our magic thing to them and y'know what...we still have a little bit of space leftover to fill.

Soooooooooo...spread the word...we will go ahead and extend the deadline a little bit.  If you haven't sent in your signed postcard and you want to take part in the project with a whole bunch of other giving folks in the 'Verse...send one in.
Read More....

 

23 March

Lucy News

Articles

The following is from Kiwi Attic

Lucy on the front page of this issue of the Canvas. This is a massive 28cm x 33cm front cover and discusses the pitfalls of celebrity endorsements for charities. Lucy is of course a charities dream having her support however there are others who lend their name to causes that does not suit themselves or the charity and is often detrimental to the cause. The article eludes to Lucy's work with the Starship and her frequent visit without the cameras which many stars demand to further their "goodwill" and image. A great pic and article of the issue of celebrity endorsements! 
To order the magazine US$5+shipping
Shipping on this magazine is US$8.00 boxed.

If you would like a copy of this Lift Out please email them on orders@kiwiattic.com
or go to their secure order form at https://secure.utopia.co.nz/kiwiattic/order.htm
 

AfterEllen.com has a review of the documentary "Totally Gayer" that Lucy narrated. The following bit relates to Lucy's role:

  • Perhaps the most interesting female celebrity to be included in Totally Gayer is the narrator, Lucy Lawless, well known for playing the sapphic heroine Xena. If you don’t watch the opening credits closely, however, you might miss the fact that Lucy Lawless is narrating, because for some reason she takes on a posh upper-crusty British accent for this job, which almost completely obscures her more casual native New Zealand tones
    For the full article go to: http://www.afterellen.com/TV/totallygayer.html
    Many thanks to MET for the news

S.T.A.G.E. Benefit News

 

Lucy TV Alerts

Reminder for Aussie Fans

Just Shoot Me
The Auction

24 March 2004 at 2:30 pm Channel 10 will air Just Shoot Me with Lucy's appearance "The Auction"
 

Reminder for US fans

Totally Gayer - Documentary narrated by Lucy about sexuality in the 21st Century
Channel VH1 will be repeated on:
23 March 2004 - 1:00 PM
24 March 2004 - 5:00 PM
25 March 2004 - 2:00 PM
25 March 2004 - 7:00 PM
27 March 2004 - 6:30 PM

The X-Files
Nothing Important Happened Today, Part 1 & 2
Wed Mar 24 12:00A TNT- Turner Television

The Bard's Corner

Story of the Week

It's Uber time this week.

The Stranger in the Your Eyes by Sword 'n' Quill
This is one of my favourite all time stories. Xena is an immortal living a life without her soulmate until one day she is protecting a young woman from the Mafia and she meets ayoung woman that looks a lot like her Gabrielle. Absolutely awesome story. A very good read by one of my favourite authors.

Conqueror

Uber

Xenaverse News

Gina Torres News from the Netherlands

  • Firefly airs on Yorin (Dutch tv), every Saturday 9pm...
    Many thanks to Petra for the news

Ausxip Music Videos

Music Videos by DJWP

  • Added new music video by DJWP called "Macedonian Getaway". This is a whimsical look a the journey of Gabrielle from village girl to warrior poet.
    Contains FIN Content -

 

20 March

Lucy News

Received the following information from Ken, Event Producer of the REAF Benefit about donating if you are unable to attend and supporting Lucy:

If you want to donate and you can't be at the concert, REAF has added a ticket order form to the site.

The donation can be made "in honour of Lucy Lawless" in the "List My name as..." section. Right now those orders would need to be faxed in 415-282-5492 or 00111 415-282-5492 (from Australia) and credit card information is included in the order form.

In the next couple of weeks, REAF plan to have  secure online ticketing in place with the same options.

Download Ticket Order Form

Ausxip Article Archive

Newspapers

We missed out on having a new planet being called Xena...what a shame, that would have been just too perfect.

19 March

Lucy News

Lucy to appear at the The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation - Help Is On the Way X Broadway and All That Jazz - 10th Anniversary Gala / Benefit Concert

From a report on the Official Xena Fan Club / STAGE section, Lucy revealed she was invited to participate in the the Aids Project show in San Francisco, and she had accepted.

Updated info about the SF Aids Benefit

Help Is On the Way X - Broadway And All That Jazz
Monday, August 2, 2004

The Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

Benefiting

  • BAY (Bay Area Young) Positives
  • Center for AIDS Services
  • Meals of Marin
  • New Leaf Services for Our Community
  • UCSF AIDS Health Project
  • Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS

For tickets and information call 415 273 1620

Gala Show & Reception: $150 up

  • Gala pre-show reception featuring complimentary hor d'oeuvers by top Bay Area restaurants & caterers, wine and spirit bar and extensive silent auction
  • Preferred seating for performance
  • Post-performance champagne and dessert party with the cast

Performance Only: $75

To request an invitation, email us at tickets@richmondermet.org For more information: http://www.richmondermet.org/reaf10.1/help10.html

Boogeyman

Articles

20th Annual STAGE Fund Raiser Information Section

News

The following is from Sharon Delaney

Lucy signed a fan club kit 1-4 and a kit 6 and a photo to be auctioned off for S.T.A.G.E. -- the charity she did the benefit for last weekend.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=201&item=4002701230
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=201&item=4002703472
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4002704376

Thanks,
Sharon
Official Xena Fan Club

Photos

ROC News

  • Added link to press release of Renee to attend the premiere of The Prince & Me (Katherine Fugate's movie)

Xenaverse News

The following is from Gina Torres:

Firefly's being greenlit, but I have some other wonderful news. I booked a new pilot for ABC called "Gramercy Park." In short, it's an American version of the acclaimed British series, "Upstairs/Downstairs." I'm very excited about it, and how well written it is. I start Friday.  I've also begun voicing a new superhero for the animated series, "The New Justice League." My character's name is Vixen.

Life's good. And I'm just gearing up to get back to work.
Ginaxoxoxoxox

Many thanks to Amy for the news
 

 

18 March

20th Annual STAGE Fund Raiser Information Section

The following note is from Jackie who received this note from the Events Manager for S.T.A.G.E.

Thanks so much for your kind words and generous support.....without the support of lucy's fan, our event simply would not have done as well!!!....I hope she's available the 2nd weekend in march 2005 again to do our show....put the word out there for us and maybe she'll block out some time in her calendar....

shawn :))

Photos

Many thanks to those who have contributed their photos to the site. If you would like to add your photos of the event to the photo section please email me at webmaster@ausxip.com

  • Added one more Lucy photo by Sandy with Bill Hutton ( Broadway performer who played Joseph on Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat) to Lucy's right, came behind Lucy & to get her attention he blew in her ear.  This was her reaction to that.  Ron McKuen is to her left.
     
  • Added photos by Renee
  • Added photos by Christa

Reports

  • Added Report by Renee of Lucy's performance and meet-n-greet with the fans

The Bard's Corner

Classic


 


 

17 March

20th Annual STAGE Fund Raiser Information Section

Photos

Program Guide Images

Xena DVD News

Region 1 Seasons 4-6 News from Anchor Bay Enterternaiment

XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS (Seasons 4 thru 6)
Produced by Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, this spinoff from HERCULES has managed to carve its own massive following and this year we will have the remaining seasons hitting DVD beginning in June. Extras will include commentary tracks with star Lucy Lawless as well as new cast & crew interviews and other exciting features to be announced.

and more about the Season 4 DVD Extras....

I received a note from Bret Rudnick, Director, HERC/XENA DVD Extra material, in Auckland, New Zealand with more info about the Season 4 DVD and the extras:

Just to let you know, the inventory of what you listed regarding the
interview/commentary content of the XENA Season 4 DVD set is not
complete.  What is listed only includes the footage that was shot in Los
Angeles, not what we shot in Auckland, which would add significantly to
the content.  Although I directed the Auckland shoots, I don't have the
authority to say what the final content will be because that is still
being determined.  Yes we had a list of what was wanted for each episode
of Season 4, 5, and 6, but until the final layout is complete and
editing is finished, we don't know what the final content will be and I
wouldn't want to give false hope to people who were counting on a
particular item making the "final" list and then have it cut for time.
Given the volume of footage shot, some of it will certainly not make the
final cut.  You'll get the "best" of what's available, but I know XENA
and HERC die-hard mega-fans are like sponges and will absorb as much
material as possible!  But at the moment, I don't know what the final
answer is.

Best regards,
Bret Rudnick
Director, HERC/XENA DVD Extra material, Auckland, New Zealand

 

Xena Music Videos

Added Denise, Linda & Tara (aka The Three Bards) and Lynn to the Music Video Section

Denise, Linda & Tara Music Videos

  • Added Wherever You Will Go - Video by Linda - mov format - 5.16 mb
    A Music Video winner at the 2004 Xena Convention
  • Added Moulin Rouge Xena Style - Video by Tara - mov format - 7.88 mb
    A Music Video winner at the 2004 Xena Convention

Lynn Music Videos

  • Added I Would've Loved You Anyway - wmv format - 6.30 mb FIN Related
    It was shown at the 2003 Xena Convention and it will get you a little misty eyed.
  • Added Because You Loved Me - wmv format - 7.6 mb no FIN content
  • Added Where Your Road Leads - wmv format - 5.83 mb no FIN content
     

CorXena Music Videos

  • Added You Must Love Me from When Fates Collide - 7.82 mb - wmv format

 

 

16 March

Xena DVD News

Season 4 is now available to Pre-Order From Amazon.com Price is $48.99 with a release date of June 15, 2004. If you buy from Amazon.com and you are from the US or ship to a US address there is free shipping.

There will be 6 disks - click here to view a list of interviews by Lucy, Renee & the rest of the cast, directors and writers.

The list is not complete - there will be more interviews that will be announced before the release

Lucy Multimedia

Eurotrip

I received a nice email from Tim of The Inside Reel - a TV show in the US alerting me to a great Lucy interview they have on their site and it's quite funny - Lucy at her best.


Xena herself Lucy Lawless talks to The Inside Reel about shooting in Prague, beautiful models, slapping around her co-stars and her good girl intentions in regards to her new film, Eurotrip

http://insidereel.com/interviews/eurotrip.htm
it's 12 mb in size in mov format

Sounds

Many thanks to Angie for these sound files & Videos

Videos

Screengrabs - TV Shows/Movies

Lucy TV Updates

Reminder:
The X-Files
Nothing Important Happened Today II, Part 2
Doggett's (Robert Patrick) ongoing search for clues puts his life in jeopardy; Reyes (Annabeth Gish) continues to battle the FBI while keeping an eye on Assistant Director Follmer (guest star Cary Elwes); Scully's (Gillian Anderson) baby exhibits signs of being extraordinary. Lucy Lawless guest stars.
Mon Mar 15 03:00A WGN- WGN Cable Superstation
 

Xenaverse News

Rittenhouse will be releasing a new set of Xena Cards: Xena: Art of Women and Warriors due for released October 2004. No further details are available as yet.
Many thanks to Jenn for the news
 

For Aussies

Channel 7 is running Mutant X featuring Victoria Pratt who played Cyane (The leader of the Amazons in the episodes Adventures in the Sin Trade) at 1:30 AM Wednesday morning.
Many thanks to Mark for the info


15 March

Lucy News

20th Annual STAGE Fund Raiser Information Section

Added Photos section to the STAGE Information Section

Early reports from those attending the 20th Annual STAGE Fund Raiser was that Lucy was great and she sang "Love Changes Everything". Reports and hopefully pictures coming soon.

 

  • Added a new section to the site - 20th Annual STAGE Fund Raiser page with reviews, images, articles, where to donate

Lucy Store

  • Updated the Lucy Store section with updated information on various Lucy related merchandise

Lucy in X-Files

  • Updated the XSpot section and redesigned it

Lucy Videos

I received a great suggestion this past week that I've decided to take it on board. Since Xena ended and the re-runs have been shown on Oxygen in the US and Foxtel in Australia, we've been getting more new fans joining the Xenaverse. So those newbies would not have read some of the absolute classic fanfic that have been created in the last 9 years. Every week I'll be showcasing a story - either classic, uber, conqueror, clonefic, or post fin fic. All types of fanfic.

I'm always open to brib...ahem..I mean suggestions for the Story of the Week <g>

This week's story is: Nor The Battle To The Strong - Part 1 All Through The Night
This story is absolute CLASSIC written by Rebekah. Rebekah passed away a few years ago but her story remains to entertain Xenites the world over. It's one of the first stories written when Xena fanfic was in it's infancy and it remains one of the best stories out there. It's a hurt/comfort tale that explores the relationship between Xena and Gabrielle (no subtext) and that is the basis of the entire show - the relationship between Xena and Gabrielle.

13 March

The 20th Annual Stage Fund Raiser begins today in LA until the 14th March. Break a leg, Lucy!

Lucy Articles

Magazines

Newspapers

Ausxip News Archive

  • Added article from PR Newswire 5 May 1995 on the announcement of a new show called Xena: Warrior Princess.
     

Xenaverse News

German Xena News

The wait is over for German fans - Season 6 will be shown for the first time. Due to some legal problems, the German fans haven't been able to see the final season until now. The season will also be translated into German. The first epsiode of Season Six, "Fast wieder daheim" ("Coming Home") will be aired this Sunday, on the 14th of March, at 4.50 p.m. on channel RTL. The second episode, "Spuk in Amphipolis I" (Haunting of Amphipolis), will be
aired on next Sunday, the 21st of March, at the same time.
Many thanks to Sonja for the news

12 March

Lucy TV Update

  • Totally Gayer - Documentary narrated by Lucy about sexuality in the 21st Century Channel VH1 - Repeats
    11 March 2004 - 5:00 PM
    19 March 2004 - 1:00 PM
    23 March 2004 - 1:00 PM
    24 March 2004 - 5:00 PM
    25 March 2004 - 2:00 PM
    25 March 2004 - 7:00 PM
    27 March 2004 - 6:30 PM
     

Lucy & Renee News

  • More info on the premiere of Katherine's Movie "The Prince & Me" As mentioned yesterday, Lucy and Renee are special guests at the premiere.
    The premiere will be on Sunday, March 28, 2004 - 5:00 p.m.  at Grauman's Chinese Theatre 6925 Hollywood Blvd, in Hollywood
    Many thanks to LB for the news
     

11 March

Lucy TV Alert for TONIGHT for the US

Lucy narrates a show called "Totally Gayer" on VH-1 - it reruns tonight in the US at 10 pm CT. It's about sexuality in the 21st century. Please check your guide to see the time in your area.
Many thanks to Lisa for the update

Lucy on stage/ fan gathering update

If you cannot make it to the benefit you can send funds to STAGE in the actors name you support. (Lucy Lawless) Make sure they know you are doing this to help and mention Lucy's name so they can let her know.

Checks can be mailed to them at:

Stage
PO Box 46514
LA, CA 90046
Phone: 323-656-9069
For those outside the US (and if you are in Oz) you dial 0011 1 323 6569069
Many thanks to Amy for the update

As a further update to donating - I have received the following from Shawn at STAGE - this is for those overseas or if you wish to pay by credit card.

Donations can be made by Mastercard, Visa or American Express through the STAGE website. You need to go http://www.stagela.com/contact.php and stating how much you wish to pay and credit card details. Also let them know you are a Lucy Lawless fan and you are donating in her name so they can let her know. Or you can call on the above number or by sending checks (cheques) as stated above.

Also you can fax them a note with your credit card details (safer than on the site which isn't secure) and the number is Fax # 323-656-9039 (for Australian fans don't forget to add 0011 1 before the number)

100% of the donations received will benefit 2 very worthy health organizations so let's show them what Lucy fans can do and dig deep.


Message from Lucy

From Sharon:

I told Lucy about all the fans coming to see her at the benefit and showed
her the messages of support coming in from around the world from people who
can't come in person.  She began reading them and then sat right down and
wrote this note: 

"Thanks so much for all your warm thoughts and encouragement.  Everybody needs a little help to get up and perform under pressure so I am going to go out there and channel Xena, the way other people do.  Never tried that before -- not since the end of the show!  It'll be lovely to have in the audience those of you who can make it.  But I'll be receiving all good vibes sent my way.  God Bless,

Lucy."

 

The following is an update from Sharon about the fans getting together to support Lucy at the 20th Annual Stage Fund Raiser.

Well, I'm hearing from lots of you that you're coming to the benefit and so is the ticket person for S.T.A.G.E. He's a very nice man named Sean and he said he was working until 8pm last night processing orders from all the Xena fans who have been calling in. I just got off the phone with Lucy and passed along this info. "Oh, my God, really!" she babbled excitedly. (grin) I think I found an area to meet in and I'm just going to call the Luckman to make sure they didn't pave over it. Then I'll send out a message. I was also thinking of bringing a balloon to hold. Think that would look a tad strange at a benefit? Ah, who cares. I want to make sure no one gets lost. (grin)


I took the virtual tour on the Luckman Fine Arts Complex web site where the event is taking place. The plaza has a double row of pillars and the front of the auditorium is glass. There are doors on both sides of a curved portion of the front. Directly across from the entrance there is a round sunken area. There are two steps going down into this sunken area. It doesn't look like it's meant to hold water so I don't think we'll need to bring our rubbers (grin) It would be out of the way of the crowds around the entrance doors. I just called the Luckman and they haven't paved over this sunken area and I'm definitely considering the balloon. So this is where we'll meet. Say a half hour before the show and right after.

Lucy & Renee News

The following is from Katherine Fugate:

  • Katherine's new movie "The Prince and Me" will premiere in LA in April. News from Katherine is that Lucy and Renee will be special guests for the premiere. For more information about the movie go to: www.princeandme.com

The following is from Sharon:

  • I filmed a piece with Lucy and Renee -- late night girl talk session -- why do I keep putting them on a bed! <G> -- covering, among other things, Lucy's Self magazine photo shoot, Renee's play and Lucy's surprise, Canadian women, Renee's time spent being a wedding cake bride and the question that got the most intriguing answer, "If you two had been at the same party, do you think you would have talked with each other?"
     

Xena DVD News

  • Updated Region 1 (US/Canada) News with information about the Season 4 DVD release and listing of interviews/commentaries by Lucy, Renee, Rob Tapert etc

10 March

Ausxip Multimedia

  • Added video from 101 Reasons the '90s Ruled of the Xena segment in full - Xena was rated #87. Video is in wmv format and 3 mb in size. Short Lucy interview and scenes from the show.
    Many thanks to Natalia for the video

Warrior Women Update

  • For those in the US it seems (from correspondence received by Lisa from the viewer relations dept) that they have NO plans on airring Warrior Women in the US. This could change at some point but if you wish to write to Discovery and ask them please address your mail to:

    William M. Campbell, III
    DCI World Headquarters
    One Discovery Place
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    Tel: 240-662-2000
     

9 March

Lucy at benefit news...

The following is from Sharon Delaney:

I talked with Lucy this morning and she asked if any of the fans were going to the STAGE AIDS benefit March 12, 13 and 14 in Los Angeles www.stagela.com . As you know, she's singing and it's still a scary thing for her to do. She said if I could tell her there would be Xena fans there, she'd feel ever so much more comfortable singing for them. So I thought maybe we could get some groups together and I could let her know we'd be in the audience cheering her on and sending out good vibes We might not all be able to sit together, but maybe we could meet after the show. I'm going all three nights and you can drop me an email at outback@creationent.com  and we'll pick a spot to meet up perhaps before as well as after the show.

 

8 March

TV Alert (US)

There's a show on E! in the US TONIGHT called "101 Reasons the '90s Ruled." It's a countdown, and XWP is mentioned. It looks to be a 5-part series. There's a short clip at comcast.net's entertainment section short clip featuring Xena that includes a bit of an old interview with Lucy, and there's info at eonline.com. According to the broadcast schedule, EOnline Schedule, the shows are being repeated frequently
Many thanks to fitanna for the news

 

Articles Archive (XWP)

Lucy News

Lucy TV Alert for Aussies

  • For those Aussies without Foxtel (cable), channel 7 will be screening Celebrities Uncensored Episode 16 on May 20 at 10:40 PM AEST. For those with cable (as previously mentioned)  - This show will be shown on Foxtel (Arena) on 31 March 2004 at 9:15 pm and repeated 4 April at 5:15 pm on Arena.

Articles

New Interviews

The Bard's Corner

Classic

Conqueror

Uber

 

5 March

Lucy News

Lucy to perform at the 20th Annual Stage (Southland Theater Artists Goodwill Event) fund raiser - March 12 -14 (three performances) of The Perfect Year: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Fund-raiser fetes Webber
Event benefits Los Angeles' AIDS Project, Free Clinic
By VARIETY STAFF - 4 March 2004

The 20th annual Stage (Southland Theater Artists Goodwill Event) fund-raiser, "The Perfect Year: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber," has schedule three performances March 12-14 at Cal State U. Los Angeles' Luckman Fine Arts Complex. 

Among the performers are Marissa Jaret Winokur (Tony winner for "Hairspray"), Tyne Daly, Lucy Lawless, Joey McIntyre, Mary Wilson (of the Supremes), Betty Garrett, Malcolm Gets, William Katt, Rod McKuen, Anthony Crivello, Ellen Greene and the Stephen S. Wise Temple Elementary Choir & Vocal Ensemble.

David Galligan directs the event, which will benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Free Clinic.

Tickets, ranging from $30 to $200, are available by calling (323) 656-9069 or visit www.stagela.com.

The Prices are:

  • General Prices -
    $30
    $60
    $100
    $150 (includes prime seating and post-show VIP reception)
    $200 (includes prime seating and post-show VIP reception)

    Patron Package -
    $1,700 (includes 10 $150 VIP seats, post-show VIP reception, and full-page Gold ad in commemorative ad journal)

    Sponsorships -
    $2,700
    $5,000
    $10,000
    $15,000
    (all sponsorships include addititonal benefits)
     

Lucy TV Alerts - For Aussies

  • Correction to yesterday's alert - the show is not Something So Right but Just Shoot me on 24 March at 2:30 pm with Lucy.

2004 Xena Convention

Images

The Bard's Corner

Uber

4 March

MaryD's Art

Lucy News

Lucy TV Alerts - For Aussies

  • 24 March 2004 at 2:30 pm Channel 10 will air Just Shoot Me with Lucy's appearance "The Auction"

Articles

Lucy Images

The Bard's Corner / The Next Chapter

The following is from the DCBardfest Committee

  • DC BardFest 2004 is kicking into high gear. 36 Bards have been invited ... so far. And two have already accepted the invitation! Radclyffe and Di Bauden will make return appearances to DC BardFest.  We would like your help in determining the second charity, in addition to the Starship Foundation, for this year's convention. Please visit the web site and vote in the poll.
    http://www.dcbardfest.com
     

2 March

It was Kiwi Night at the Oscars! Congratulations to those across the ditch <g> Especially to Ngila Dickson for her Oscar for costume design.

Lucy News

The following archives have been updated as well as the main image library

New Lucy Image

The Vines & Wines web site has a cool photo of Lucy with Charlie Siebert, Chairman of Vines & Wines which was held last year on 16-18 October 2003. The Fundraiser was to benefit benefit healthcare services, including Healdsburg District Hospital and Alliance Medical Center, Healdsburg District Hospital is the local hospital for the communities of Cloverdale, Geyserville, Windsor and Healdsburg – all winemaking areas. The Alliance Medical Center provides healthcare to everyone, regardless of ability to pay; AMC serves many farmworking and indigent families and sees over 750 people per week. Rob & Lucy are listed as contributers  http://www.vinesandwines.org/home.asp


Lucy TV Alert

For Aussies:

  • Celebrities Uncensored (Episode #16) will feature Lucy being hounded by autograph hunters. This show will be shown on Foxtel (Arena) on 31 March 2004 at 9:15 pm and repeated 4 April at 5:15 pm on Arena.

ROC News



On the 27th Feb, the Kiwis held their Pre-Oscar bash. Wire Image has a photo of Renee & Steve (Lucy & Rob did not attend the Pre-Oscar bash this year) www.wireimage.com - do a search for Renee O'Connor.

 

 

 

The Bard's Corner / The Next Chapter

The following is from The Golden Crown Literary Society

Just in time for Small Press Month which begins tomorrow, Regal Crest Enterprises, LLC, Lori L. Lake Enterprises, and StarCrossed Productions, Inc. are proud to announce joint sponsorship of the Golden Crown Literary Society (GCLS).  The GCLS is a literary and educational organization for the study, discussion, enjoyment, and enhancement of lesbian literature. Our goal is to support and strengthen quality lesbian literature by encouraging promising new writers, assisting established writers, and promoting the work of small to medium-sized publishers.
 
We hope our goals can be achieved by making various resources available, developing materials to assist writers, publishers and booksellers, and by funding awards for quality works by individuals and organizations associated with lesbian literature.  We are currently working on program guidelines for an awards program to honor books published in 2004 in several genres.  Keep watching our site for more information.  We will be posting the details and all guidelines as soon as they are in place. 
 
The Golden Crown Literary Society is supported by annual membership fees, the largest portion of which will go toward rewarding literary excellence in lesbian literature.   Anyone who reads, writes and/or generally appreciates lesbian literature is encouraged to stop by our web site at www.goldencrown.org    and take a look at what we have to offer.   Please note the Members Only portion of the site is currently open - for a limited time only - to the general public for preview purposes.  This preview period will last thru March 14th only.  On March 15, 2004 the Members Only portion of the web site will be password protected and available only to members of the GCLS.  We hope many of you will consider joining us and supporting GCLS, not only with your dues but with any time and talents you have available to share.  New volunteers are welcome.
 
Thank you for your time in reading this.  We look forward to seeing you
in our membership.

 

1 March

Lucy TV Alert

Entertainers will feature an interview with Lucy at 4 am (PST) on March 1. Lucy's segment will be on around 4:20 am and will be on after Vigo Mortensen. Lucy Lawless was talking about her role Madame VanderSexx in Eurotrip. It will be on KUSI channel 9/51
Many thanks to MerryAngel for the news
 

Lucy Update

  • Season 9 of the X-Files will be released May 11, 2004 and artwork for disk 1 of the set has been released that features Lucy in her role as Shannon McMahon.  http://www.gaddarchives.com/jpgfiles/season9dvd.jpg
    The DVDs contain deleted scenes (3) from the episodes Nothing Important Happened Today with commentary
    by Frank Spotnitz and Chris Carter
    Many thanks to the gaddarchives.com and Rachel for the information

     

Xena TV Schedule

ROC Updates

Xena Magazine Alert

For German fans


The german science fiction and fantasy magazine "TV Highlights" feature their march coverstory with Xena. For the start of the sixth season premiere in Germany, they present the Xena chronicle with 15 pages, a preview of season six, three DVD cover and two posters with Xena/Gabrielle and a Callisto one.
Many thanks to Poopyhead for the information
 

 

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