Archive | February, 2016

Hollywood’s New Generation of Visual Effects and Animation Artists: Young People with Autism

The visual artists on the cover of Parade this week have worked on blockbusters, from Ant-Man and The Avengers to Game of Thrones and Vinyl. The twist? They are all on the autism spectrum, tapping their creative potential thanks to a unique program called Exceptional Minds. Exceptional Minds (EM), a visual effects animation studio serving Hollywood, […]

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Animal Activist Leesa Rowland Starts Non-Profit ‘Animal Ashram’

Actress and Author Leesa Rowland announced the establishment of her new Non-Profit Organization known as “Animal Ashram” at an exclusive reception at Serafina Restaurant. In a room full of animal activists and socialites all sharing the common goal of equality among all living beings, Rowland talked of a new reality TV series being planned around the mission. “Animal Ashram provides […]

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Jamee Gregory & Daisy Soros at 20th Anniv Budapest Festival Orchestra

Jamee Gregory and Daisy Soros celebrated the 20th anniversary of The Budapest Festival Orchestra in NYC last week. Directed and conducted by legendary Maestro Iván Fischer, The Budapest Festival Orchestra returned to Carnegie Hall and guests were privy to hear a performance from the orchestra David Allen of The New York Times wrote “might be the best in […]

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‘Big’ Boys of Sex and the City Support Rainforest

It was a reunion of sorts at NY’s The Cutting Room where Chris Noth and John Corbett caught up at the 3rd Annual Eco Rock Benefit for the Rainforest Action Network. Noth and Corbett, who played Mr Big and Aiden respectively, love interests of the show’s star Sarah Jessica Parker, looked to be having too much fun. […]

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Ben Rimalower brings two hit plays to KTCHN Feb 29

Jacob Langfelder and Jill Bernard will present Ben Rimalower in his Off-Broadway solo plays, PATTI ISSUES (about his obsession with Broadway diva Patti LuPone and his relationship with his troubled gay father) and BAD WITH MONEY (about how an addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life) in a double repertory bill on February 29th before heading off […]

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Upper East Side’s TBar Steak & Lounge stands test of time

It’s not often that a New York City restaurant and lounge lasts for years and years. So, its nothing short of amazing that TBar Steak & Lounge is still a go-to-spot for fabulous food and fun. Whether its a delicious dinner with friends and family you’re looking for, or a lounge and bar experience to meet and greet whomever, TBar’s […]

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Jeremy Piven: “People are disappointed when they meet me. People would be shocked to know who I really am”

That’s Jeremy Piven straight talking with Cigar Aficionado about his role of manic agent Ari Gold in Entourage to the more genteel mogul Mr. Selfridge, and how he always finds time for a great cigar. With Mr. Selfridge set to air its final episode in March, Piven sat down to also talk about the British period drama, why […]

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Tina Fey Rocks it Again

Check out a clip from WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT in theaters March 4. Written by screenwriter/producer, Robert Carlock, who also hails from SNL and is Fey’s constant collaborator, the movie is based on the book “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days In Afghanistan And Pakistan” by Kim Barker.

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Designer Gemy Maalouf Catches Eye of Paula Abdul

The fabulous Paula Abdul went rock-n-roll elegant hosting the first ever I heart 80’s party at The Forum in a gorgeous and chic dress by Gemy Maalouf. Smart outfit. www.GemyMaalouf.com

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Publicolor 20th Anniv Gala Honoring Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and E. John Rosenwald, Jr.

Publicolor will celebrate it’s 20th Anniversary at the organization’s Annual Stir, Splatter + Roll 2016 on May 16, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th street. The event will begin with cocktails 6PM. This year, the gala will honor two charitable individuals, The Honorable Michael R. Bloomberg and E. John Rosenwald, Jr. for their longtime […]

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