“It really all combined to make something very unique, and it still remains unique.” In a surprise to many of the fans who know Mac Farlane from his TV series, including “Family Guy” and “American Dad” and his “Ted” films, his aptitude in this format is astonishing.Mac Farlane helped helm “Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert” celebrating Sinatra’s 100th birthday last December.Unfortunately, as we reached our 40s, our career growth leveled out. Ros Altmann, who found that women’s careers tend to grind to a halt in their mid-40s.Men tend to progress until around age 55, but, even they experience career stagnation eventually.On the other hand, leaving one job behind is an opportunity to start something new – an encore career that will give us meaning and, hopefully, a little extra money.
You try to cross this bridge with Seth Mac Farlane, linking his affection for the crude/brilliant humor in “Family Guy” — where the highbrow canine Brian will talk of his in-progress novel and suddenly scratch at his fleas with his hind leg — and love of big-band standards. It was planted in my brain.” The man with the resonant baritone voice who was once dubbed “the creepy imitator” in a story by the New Yorker is hitting the Strip this weekend not as an imitator, but in a genuine orchestral tribute to some of his favorite music dating back more than a half-century. Friday and Saturday at Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas, Mac Farlane is fronting the orchestra from “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers,” 55 members strong (tickets start at , absent fees, and can be purchased at Wynn Las and (702) 770-9966).
Research from the Kaufmann Group says that more people over 60 than ever are starting their own business.
The easiest way to get started is to think about what you already love to do. Do you have a specific skill that you have developed over the years?
“That gave us the ability to do big musical numbers, which of course I loved doing.” One collision of these sensibilities has resulted in full renditions of such musical numbers as “Shipoopi” from “The Music Man” performed in animated form by the character Peter Griffin after he has scored a touchdown.
Toni Braxton is out of the hospital, looking great and has no problem showing off her BF Birdman.