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Melanie Martinez

Melanie Martinez (born 1972) is a television and stage actress. She is most famous for playing Melanie, host of the Good Night Show, on PBS KIDS ... More »Melanie Martinez (born 1972) is a television and stage actress. She is most famous for playing Melanie, host of the Good Night Show, on PBS KIDS Sprout from 2005 to 2006. In 1994, she graduated from the Tisch School of the Arts. Past theater work includes roles in Caesar and Cleopatra at Cocteau Repertory and in a verse play, The Death of Don Flagrante Delicto, written by Kirk Wood Bromley. In the summer of 2000, Martinez was cast to play the role of a student in two 30-second videos, I Have a Future (filmed in July 2000) and Boys Can Wait (filmed in February 2001). Both short films spoofed abstinence-only public service announcements. The former espoused the virtues of anal sex, while the latter promoted vibrators. The political spoofs were directed by David Mack and produced by John Ordover, and were hosted on the website TechnicalVirgin.com. In July 2006, PBS KIDS Sprout terminated Martinez as host of the Good Night Show when it learned of these videos, which it deemed ... [ Wikipedia ]

After Isaac, Louisiana and Mississippi residents face dangerous heat conditions

By Holly Yan and Jessica Jordan, CNN Melanie Martinez holds the family cat, now renamed Isaac, after salvaging items from her family's flooded home in Braithwaite, Louisiana, on Monday, September 3. Martinez, along with her husband and her mother, was forced to ride out the storm ...

Melanie Martinez on the indie folk inspirations for her post-'The Voice' album

Melanie Martinez is more than just a singer. One of The Voice's youngest contestants in the competition, she prides herself in artistry across mediums, including photography and fashion and even performed on stage wearing a dress made of her prints in the past. Martinez is a true ...

Jaimie Etkin: 'The Voice' Recap: Bow To Melanie Martinez

ET) so it's time to see some favorites (Cody Belew and Melanie Martinez) and those we wish we'd never see again (Domo). See who Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Cee Lo Green selected for their teams and which free agent the coadges were fighting over. The "cool kind" of ...

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Hurricane Isaac Survivor Melanie Martinez Won't Leave Louisiana

We recently wrote about Melanie Martinez, a school bus driver from Plaquemines, La. who lost her home to Hurricane Isaac last month. It wasn't the first time. Since the age of 3, Martinez, now 50, has seen five different homes destroyed by Mother Nature, first with Hurricane Betsy ...

Melanie Martinez: the unluckiest woman in America

Melanie Martinez with her son-in-law. Photograph: e-mail After losing four houses to four hurricanes Melanie Martinez was arguably America's unluckiest woman. There was Betsy in 1965, Juan in 1985, George in 1998 and Katrina in 2005, ferocious storms that swept in from the Gulf of ...

'The Voice' Top 6 artists talk after their latest playoff performances

" Her teammate Melanie Martinez had the most unique performances of the night, with a tiny piano on the set for her rendition of Gnarls Barkley's 'Crazy' and a colorful, school play-esque backdrop for Lenka's 'The Show,' which you can view using the media player attached to this article. ...

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Melanie Martinez Rebuilds After Isaac

Few stories stood out in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac than that of school bus driver Melanie Martinez, who huddled in her attic while the storm tore her home to shreds. It wasn't the first time. Since the age of 3, Martinez, now 50, has seen five different homes destroyed by ...

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Melanie Martinez talks working with Adam Levine on 'The Voice'

Team Adam's Melanie Martinez impressed the panel with her battle round performance on last week's The Voice - and recently, she spoke about working with her Grammy-winning coach, Adam Levine. “I think that I’ve really grown as an artist, being on his team. He’s given me some great advice ...

Melanie Martinez soars through battle round with 'Lights' on 'The Voice'

Melanie Martinez delivered a strong vocal performance during the latest battle round on " The Voice " Tuesday. Performing Ellie Goulding's "Lights," with fellow "Team Adam" contestant Caitlin Michelle, Martinez impressed the coaches and quickly retained her spot on the team. "It ...

Melanie Martinez soars with unique 'Toxic' on 'The Voice'

Melanie Martinez presented unique talents that pushed her through on " The Voice " Monday. Performing a unique rendition of "Toxic" (Britney Spears), Martinez not only sang, she actually played guitar and beat a tambourine with her feat. "I just think that you're a star," said ...

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Melanie Martinez Lost Her Fifth Home To Hurricane Isaac

They say lightning never strikes the same place twice, but try telling that to Melanie Martinez. This time, Martinez witnessed herself as Hurricane Isaac pummeled her Braithwaite, La. home while she and her family huddled in the attic. They had been trying to evacuate when her ...

One more coach eliminated on 'The Voice' – The Marquee Blog

Both Melanie Martinez and Amanda Brown were eliminated. I felt like Amanda had a good night - between "Natural Woman" and returning to her roots with "Here I Go Again" - and I would not have been surprised to see her in the final two, so it did catch me off guard to see her leave over ...

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It's all over for Adam Levine as his two contestants Melanie Martinez and Amanda Brown are BOTH vote...

With the least viewer votes quirky-looking Melanie Martinez was the first to go, closely followed by gospel-trained Amanda Brown. ‘I never expected to get this far,’ said Melanie who has impressed the coaches over the weeks with her feminine voice and eccentric fashion sense. Not ...

'The Voice' Results: One Coach Loses Whole Team

Ne-Yo and Matchbox Twenty also serve up some entertainment as Team Adam's Melanie Martinez and Amanda Brown are sent packing. With exactly two weeks left in this season, "The Voice" sent another two packing Tuesday night (December 4), as Melanie Martinez and Amanda Brown, the ...

'The Voice' results for the top four: America narrowed it down to two teams

Christina Aguilera got her wish when Melanie Martinez teamed up with Nicholas David to perform Fiona Apple’s “Criminal.” The coach without a team these days nailed it when she suggested the young girl take a spin with a Fiona-type tune. Martinez sounded perfect on the song. It’s ...

The Voice Results: Two singers eliminated, Final Four revealed

This leaves Melanie Martinez, Amanda Brown and Nicholas David all left vying for that last spot. In what must be an anxiety filled duet Nicholas David and Melanie Martinez give Christina Aguilera her wish and do Fiona Apple’s “Criminal.” It is odd, yet kind of cool. It’s too bad ...

The Voice Top 6 Results Show Recap And The Final 4 Are

The two contestants sent home were Adam Levine's Amanda Brown, who tackled Aretha Franklin and Whitesnake during Monday's performance show and sang a duet with Ne-Yo earlier in the night, and Melanie Martinez, also on Team Adam, who was the youngest singer in the competition at 17 years ...

Melanie Martinez wins coaches in first 'The Voice' live show of season

Melanie Martinez took a song and made it her own on " The Voice " Monday. Performing "Hit The Road Jack" by Ray Charles, Martinez impressed the panel of coaches with her unique take on the classic. "I admire the way you always find a way to make it your own," said Blake Shelton. ...

'The Voice' recap: who are the final five artists for Team Adam and Team Cee Lo?

" Team Adam's final knockout pairing then is Melanie Martinez against Sam James. Melanie wants La Roux's "Bulletproof" while Sam sings a favorite of mine, Marc Cohn's "Walking In Memphis" - except he's got a hard time pronouncing the city in the title. Adam says that it sounds ...

The Voice's Melanie Martinez Plays Patchogue Saturday

Melanie Martinez, who finished in the top five during the fall 2012 season of NBC's The Voice, will be playing a show at Patchogue's 89 North Music Venue Saturday night. Doors open at the 89 North Ocean Ave. venue at 5:30 p.m., and the show is open to all ages. General admission is $15...

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