Directed by Marcos Siega
Grumpy Cat Snags New Partners
Grumpy Cat is traveling the U.S. with a number of recent appearances and a host of new licensing partners.
Last week, the famous feline co-hosted for a day on MTV, appearing between shows with pop star Kat Graham. She also attended the Los Angeles, Calif.,
premiere of Disney's Cinderella, and headed to SXSW this past weekend in her role as the Friskies cat food brand's official spokescat. Grumpy visited the Haus of
Bacon for two days, where pop artist Jason Mecier created a giant bacon statue in her likeness.
Grumpy Cat will also travel to Las Vegas, Nev., in June for Licensing Expo.
Grumpy Cat has also signed a number of new licensing deals for her brand:
American Greetings is planning a greeting card program for the Internet star that will launch in June.
Zynga is developing a Grumpy Cat online slot machine game that will be called "Hit It Rich."
Maud Borup is planning an array of seasonal candy and food gifts. Initial products will launch this fall and will include Grumpy Cat gummies, furball cotton candy, marshmallow pops, cake mix, chocolate novelties and cookie mix.
Chronicle Books is planning a third title to its Grumpy Cat book series that will be released this summer.
CINEMACON AND WARNER BROS. PICTURES PRESENT “THE LEGEND OF CINEMA LUNCHEON: A SALUTE TO CLINT EASTWOOD”
FANDANGO FAN CHOICE AWARD TO BE PRESENTED TO “AMERICAN SNIPER”
“The Legend of Cinema Luncheon: A Salute to Clint Eastwood,” will take place on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, it was announced by Mitch Neuhauser, Managing Director of
CinemaCon. CinemaCon, the official convention of The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), will be held April 20 - 23, 2015, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
This year's lunch will feature a salute to Clint Eastwood, complete with a one-on-one discussion on his filmmaking process and passion for the moviegoing experience,
moderated by Stephen Galloway, Executive Features Editor of The Hollywood Reporter. Eastwood will also be presented with this year’s “Fandango Fan Choice Award”—an industry
and CinemaCon tradition for nearly a decade—for his top-grossing 2014 film, “American Sniper.” Nominated for an Oscar for Best Picture, Eastwood’s 34th film as a director
is the year’s overwhelming fan favorite, as voted by the majority of moviegoers on Fandango. The award will be presented to Eastwood at the luncheon by Fandango President Paul Yanover.
“CinemaCon is deeply honored to host this luncheon to recognize a true legend, Mr. Clint Eastwood, for all he has done for the motion picture industry worldwide throughout his
unprecedented career. To hear his thoughts on filmmaking and what the theatrical experience means to him is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and is what CinemaCon is all about,” Neuhauser states.
Since its inception, Wednesdays at CinemaCon have been geared toward the filmmaking experience—being able to hear from incredible filmmakers on their passion for cinema has always been imperative
to the convention. Past filmmakers who have been on hand for this annual CinemaCon event include Ang Lee, Martin Scorsese, James Cameron, Oliver Stone, Christopher Nolan, Sam Raimi, Guillermo del
Toro, Jeffrey Katzenberg and George Lucas.
“Every year for CinemaCon, we survey our Fandango film fans, asking them to select their favorite movie of the year, and this year’s choice was undeniably ‘American Sniper,’” a very special film
that has been incredibly popular on Fandango and we’re sure will be a favorite of film fans for many years to come,” says Fandango President Paul Yanover. “We are excited to present the award to Mr. Eastwood.”
Over the course of his illustrious career, Eastwood has received many lifetime achievement honors and has been acclaimed for his work as a director, producer and actor, including four Oscar wins for his work as
a director and producer on the Best Picture winners “Million Dollar Baby” and “Unforgiven.” His most recent film, “American Sniper,” is the top-grossing film of 2014 and has grossed more than $500 million worldwide.
To celebrate the release of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment's NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD,
Ben Stiller leads an all-star comedy cast, including Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Rebel Wilson and Ricky Gervais, for one final, fun-filled Night at the Museum.
This time, Larry Daley (Stiller) and his heroic friends embark on their greatest adventure yet as they travel to London in order to save the magic that brings the
museum exhibits to life!
2015 Nightclub & Bar Award Winners Announced
Honoring well deserving bars, nightclubs and lounges for excellence in concept development, operations, promotions and innovation.
Nightclub & Bar Media Group is honored to congratulate the 2015 Nightclub & Bar Awards Winners! After receiving hundreds of qualified nominations, the
annual awards winners are recognized for demonstrating expertise, professionalism and sales success.
As the premier national nightlife awards program dedicated to recognizing and applauding excellence in bar, nightclub and lounge concept development, operations,
promotion, innovation and success, the Nightclub & Bar Awards honor both individual winners and establishments, exhibiting excellence in various aspects of the industry.
Nightclub & Bar is proud to welcome these accomplished award winners into an elite class of establishments, operators and industry professionals that are truly the
best in the business. Winners are featured on Nightclub.com, and will be celebrated during an awards ceremony at the upcoming Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show
in Las Vegas, March 30 – April 1.
The winners of the 2015 Nightclub & Bar Awards are:
Dayclub of the Year
Winner: Nikki Beach – Miami, FL
Finalist: Maya Dayclub – Scottsdale, AZ
Lounge of the Year
Winner: The Sayers Club – Los Angeles, CA
Finalist: No. 8 – New York, NY
New Concept of the Year
Winner: E11even – Miami, FL
Finalist: Gilded Lily – New York, NY
Nightclub of the Year
Winner: Exchange LA – Los Angeles, CA
Finalist: Space Ibiza – New York, NY
Promo, Party or Event of the Year
Winner: I Don’t Give a FLUXX – FLUXX Nightclub, San Diego, CA
Finalist: I Love Tuesday’s – Shrine, Mashantucket, CT
Resident DJ of the Year
Winner: DJ Francois K – Cielo, New York NY
Finalist: DJ E-Rock – No. 8, New York, NY
Bartender of the Year
Winner: Steve Schneider – Employees Only, New York, NY
Beer Bar of the Year
Winner: Avenue Pub – New Orleans, LA
Finalist: APEX – Portland, OR
Cocktail Bar of the Year
Winner: Employees Only – New York, NY
Finalist: The Zig Zag Café – Seattle, WA
New Concept of the Year
Winner: Proof and Pantry – Dallas, TX
Finalist: Devil’s Acre – San Francisco, CA
Promo, Party or Event of the Year
Winner: Kentucky Derby – I|O Urban Roofscape, Chicago, IL
Finalist: FIVE | TEN – Side Bar, San Diego, CA
Restaurant Bar of the Year
Winner: Linger – Denver, CO
Finalist: Bottlefork – Chicago, IL
Small Wonder Bar of the Year
Winner: The Gibson – Washington, DC
Finalist: The Last Word – Livermore, CA
Sports Bar of the Year
Winner: Spirit of ’77 – Portland, OR
Finalist: Stats – Atlanta, GA
Las Vegas Nightclub Awards:
Nightclub of the Year
Winner: Hakkasan at MGM Grand
Finalist: XS at Encore
Cocktail Bar of the Year
Winner: Alibi Cocktail Lounge at Aria
Finalist: Chandelier Bar at The Cosmopolitan
Dayclub of the Year
Winner: Marquee Dayclub & Dome at The Cosmopolitan
Finalist: Wet Republic at MGM Grand
Lounge of the Year
Winner: Ling Ling Lounge inside Hakkasan at MGM Grand
Finalist: Hyde at Bellagio
New Concept of the Year
Winner: Drai’s at The Cromwell
Finalist: Life at SLS
Promo, Party or Event of the Year
Winner: XS Nightswim at Encore
Finalist: Snoopadellic Cabaret at TAO
Resident DJ of the Year
Winner: DJ VICE – Marquee Nightclub at The Cosmopolitan
Finalist: DJ Stellar – Light Nightclub at Mandalay Bay
Restaurant Bar of the Year
Winner: Echo & Rig Butcher and Steakhouse at Tivoli Village
AFI FEST 2015 presented by Audi ANNOUNCES FESTIVAL DATES AND CALL FOR ENTRIES
29th AFI FEST to be held November 5–12
AFI FEST presented by Audi officially announced its dates and call for entries today. The American Film Institute's annual celebration of artistic excellence,
AFI FEST brings Hollywood icons, emerging artists and audiences together to experience global cinema in the movie capital of the world. The film festival is the only
one of its stature that is free to the public. The 29th edition of AFI FEST will take place in Hollywood, California from November 5 through 12, 2015.
AFI FEST will begin accepting submissions on Monday, March 2 for documentary, experimental, feature, narrative and short films at AFI.com/AFIFEST or through
Withoutabox.com. The festival's early submission deadline for both short films (under 30 minutes) and feature films is Friday, May 1 and the final submission deadline
is Friday, July 24. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes AFI FEST as a qualifying festival for the Short Films category of the Academy Awards.
AFI FEST is the only festival in North America with a market partner, the American Film Market.
The 2014 festival hosted 121 films from around the world, including the world premieres of AMERICAN SNIPER, SELMA and A MOST VIOLENT YEAR. A special Tribute honoring
Sophia Loren's illustrious career was held at the Dolby Theatre with a special screening of the 50th anniversary of her Academy Award-nominated role in MARRIAGE ITALIAN
STYLE [MATRIMONIO ALL'ITALIANA] (DIR Vittorio De Sica, 1964). Conversations on the craft of acting, with Michael Keaton and Edward Norton, and cinematography, with Roger
Deakins, rounded out the programming. Guests at the festival included Steve Carell, J.C. Chandor, Jessica Chastain, Damien Chazelle, Marion Cotillard, Ava DuVernay, Clint
Eastwood, Jake Gyllenhaal, Oscar Isaac, Tommy Lee Jones, Julianne Moore, David Oyelowo, Joaquin Phoenix, Kristen Stewart, Hilary Swank, Tilda Swinton, Mark Wahlberg and Oprah Winfrey.
AFI FEST 2014 brought filmmakers from all over the world to present their films to the city's film lovers, including directors Bertrand Bonello (SAINT LAURENT,
France); Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne (TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT, Belgium); Xavier Dolan (MOMMY, Canada); Shlomi Elkabetz (GETT: THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM,
Israel); Abderrahmane Sissako (Oscar®-nominated TIMBUKTU, Mauritania); Damián Szifrón (Oscar-nominated WILD TALES, Argentina); Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado
(THE SALT OF THE EARTH, France); Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy (THE TRIBE, Ukraine); and Andrey Zvyagintsev (Oscar®-nominated LEVIATHAN, Russia).
Filmmakers can e-mail programming@AFI.com or call 866.AFI.FEST FREE for more information about the submissions process.
UP FOR AUCTION RIGHT NOW! Stana Katic From ABC's CASTLE Auctions Off A Meet and Greet For Her Alternative Travel Project
A meet and greet with Stana Katic is currently on the auction block right here with all proceeds going to benefit her non-profit organization The Alternative Travel
Project. The Alternative Travel Project is a global initiative to encourage people to GOcarFREE for just one day. ATP aims to create a worldwide community of people
looking to enjoy the social, health and environmental benefits of car-free travel.
The auction which is taking place right now features other items including:
Seamus Dever from Castle will take you as his date (or as his buddy) for a whisky pairing dinner led by whisky author Robert L. Gard.
A morning hike with Penny Johnson Jerald from Castle.
A dinner with Jon Huertas from Castle.
The shirt Stana Katic wore in her final Castle screen test that Nathan Fillion himself tailored with scissors.
A Duran Duran concert ticket signed by Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic from Castle.
Stana Katic's "Beckett" chair back from the set of Castle.
A Bellatrix LeStrange wanted poster from ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’ signed by the enigmatic Helena Bonham Carter especially for the Alternative Travel Project.
An "Into The Woods" gift pack which includes, a Johnny Depp signed coffee thermos also a signed soundtrack and poster by Director Rob Marshall & Producer John DeLuca
For more information about the Alternative Travel Project, please visithttp://www.alternativetravelproject.com/
The full auction can be viewed here, http://givingworks.ebay.com/charity-auctions/charity/alternative-travel-project/73824/
A NEW FOLLOWING RISES ON THE SEASON PREMIERE OF“THE FOLLOWING” MONDAY, MARCH 2, ON FOX
RETURN TO THE “SCENE OF THE CRIME,” AS THE COUNTDOWN TO THE SEASON THREE PREMIERE CONTINUES
With Joe Carroll awaiting execution on death row and all signs of his following erased, Ryan Hardy has moved on from the dark events of his past. But his newfound
happiness is shattered when a series of brutally staged tableaus threatens to tear open old wounds. Ryan and his team are forced to unravel a twisted web of violence
before it destroys them all – leading them to face a terrifying truth: Joe Carroll was just the beginning in the all-new “New Blood” Season Premiere episode of THE
FOLLOWING airing Monday, March 2 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
Cast: Kevin Bacon as Ryan Hardy; James Purefoy as Joe Carroll; Shawn Ashmore as Agent Mike Weston; Jessica Stroup as Max Hardy; Sam Underwood as Mark; Zuleikha
Robinson as Gwen.
For episodic photos and more information on this episode of THE FOLLOWING, please visit http://www.foxflash.com/fox/following.
OFFICIAL SHOW WEBSITE: Fox.com/TheFollowing
OFFICIAL SHOW TWITTER: @TheFollowingFOX / #TheFollowing
OFFICIAL SHOW FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/TheFollowing
2015 Vegas Uncork’d
The ninth annual celebrity chef-studded culinary festival, set for April 23-26 at Aria, Bellagio, Caesars Palace and MGM Grand.
Emeril Lagasse will host two events, a Master Series Dinner at his MGM restaurant Emeril's New Orleans Fish House on April 23 and a poolside seafood extravaganza at
MGM on April 25.
The new Border Grill at the Forum Shops at Caesars gets into the act as chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger host a taco- and tequila-fueled Master Series
Dinner on April 23 and a boozy brunch and cooking class event on April 25.
Michelin-starred chef Ho Chee Boon teams up with Hakkasan wine director Christine Parkinson for a journey through the art of modern Cantonese cooking at Hakkasan at
MGM Grand on April 25.
Chefs Eric Klein, Dustin Lewandowski, Mike Tiva, Jorge Martinez, Matt Hurley, Nicole Erle and Kamel Guechida will come together on April 24 at Spago for a mega-feast
dubbed "The Chefs of Wolfgang Puck: A Lunch Across the Empire."
Bravo's newest food competition show Best New Restaurant—hosted by Tom Colicchio—gets a turn in the Uncork'd spotlight on April 25 as the show's winning restaurant
will host a pop-up, multi-course dinner at Caesars Palace.
For Information and Tickets for all events visit www.vegasuncorked.com.
SHONDA RHIMES TO BE INDUCTED INTO NAB BROADCASTING HALL OF FAME
The Creator of Hit Series “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” Joins Ranks of TV Legends
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced that Shonda Rhimes, creator and executive producer of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” will be
inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the 2015 NAB Show Television Luncheon on Monday, April 13 in Las Vegas.
The hit ABC series "Grey's Anatomy" chronicles the personal and professional lives of surgical residents in Seattle. "Scandal” revolves around the life and work of
a professional crisis manager and her complicated relationship with an embattled White House administration. Rhimes also created the “Grey’s Anatomy” spinoff series
"Private Practice," which ran on ABC for six seasons, and is the executive producer of the new ABC series “How to Get Away with Murder.”
CINEMACON, THE OFFICIAL CONVENTION OF NATO, RETURNS TO LAS VEGAS FOR ITS 5TH ANNUAL CONVENTION APRIL 20-23, 2015
The Fifth Annual CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO), will return to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on 20-23, April, 2015.
For the fifth consecutive year, CinemaCon will have the support and commitment of The Coca-Cola Company as its official presenting sponsor.
CinemaCon, the largest and most important annual gathering of cinema owners and operators from around the world, will attract upwards of 5,000 motion picture professionals from
all facets of the industry from exhibition and distribution, to the equipment and concession areas all on hand to celebrate the moviegoing experience and the cinema
industry. From exclusive Hollywood product presentations highlighting a slate of upcoming films, to must-see premiere feature screenings, to the biggest stars, producers and directors,
CinemaCon will help jumpstart the excitement and buzz that surrounds the summer season at the box office. In returning to Caesars Palace, CinemaCon is able to offer its delegates a modern
and upscale conference facility and a one-of-a-kind moviegoing experience in The Colosseum, the 4,200 seat theatre and crown jewel of Caesars Palace.
CinemaCon is delighted to have both the International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA) and National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) as its trade show partners.
TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL TO LAUNCH NEW DOWNTOWN CREATIVE HUB FOR FILMMAKERS, FESTIVAL PASS HOLDERS, INDUSTRY AND PRESS DURING 2015 EDITION APRIL 15-26
Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studios will provide a destination for festivalgoers, offering a home for industry, filmmakers and press, Tribeca innovation events,
the Tribeca Talks® panel series, Awards Night, the Tribeca Artist Awards exhibition, and more
Regal Cinemas Battery Park Stadium 11 to return as Festival screening venue
The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, announced that it will launch a downtown creative hub during its 14th edition, April 15–April 26, 2015, which will provide a destination for festivalgoers
to gather, collaborate and share stories in New York City. A residency at Spring Studios—a 150,000 square foot state-of-the-art creative, production & event center
located at 50 Varick Street—will bring filmmakers, artists, audiences, partners and VIPs together in one place. Collective spaces for filmmakers, industry, press, will
supplement venues for the majority of the Festival’s special events including Tribeca Talks, innovation events, Awards Night, and parties. The Festival has created a
new Resident Pass that will provide access to the creative hub for the duration of the Festival and a Resident Day Pass that will provide day-to-day access. Both passes go on sale January 20th.
TFF also announced its return to Regal Cinemas Battery Park Stadium 11, which will present press, industry and public screenings on all 11 screens. These new venues
anchor the Festival downtown, where they are joined by longtime Festival venues including BMCC’s Tribeca Performing Arts Center—home to many of the Festival’s gala red carpet premieres, Tribeca Cinemas,
and Brookfield Place, which hosts the annual Tribeca Drive-In® movies on the Hudson River. Additional venues include SVA Theater and Bow Tie Cinemas’ renovated Chelsea Cinemas.
Passes and tickets for the 2015 Festival:
The new Resident Passes will go on sale January 20, 2015 for American Express Card Members and January 27th for general public. The passes will provide access to
events at the Creative Hub at Spring, which include Tribeca Talks and TFI Interactive, as well as a resource center, and creative workspace, with food and drinks.
Passes will also provide reduced ticket prices for select special events. Resident Passes are $400, discounted to $300 if purchased before April 15, 2015, and allow
pass holders to invite a guest each day of the Festival. Individual Resident Day Passes are $50, discounted to $40 if purchased before April 15, 2015.
Advance selection ticket packages and passes go on sale Monday, March 2 for American Express Card Members, and on Monday, March 9 for the general public. All advance selection packages and passes can
be purchased online at http://tribecafilm.com/festival/tickets, or by telephone at (646) 502-5296 or toll free at (866) 941-FEST (3378).
Tickets for the Festival will be $18.00 for evening and weekend screenings, and $10.00 for weekday matinee screenings.
Single ticket sales begin Tuesday, March 31 for American Express Card Members, Sunday, April 5 for downtown residents, and Monday, April 6 for the general public.
Single tickets can be purchased online, by telephone, or at one of the Ticket Outlets, with locations at Regal Cinemas Battery Park at 102 North End Avenue, Bow Tie
Cinemas Chelsea at 260 W. 23rd Street, and the Tribeca Film Festival Creative Hub at Spring Studios at 50 Varick Street. The 2015 Festival will offer ticket discounts
on general screenings and Tribeca Talks: After the Movie and Directors Series panels for students, seniors and select downtown Manhattan residents. Discounted tickets
are available at Ticket Outlet locations only. Additional information and further details on the Festival can be found at www.tribecafilm.com.
THE STANLEY FILM FESTIVAL INVITES YOU TO COME PLAY APRIL 30 - MAY 3, 2015
The Denver Film Society Announces Hotel and Ticket packages are on sale for the Stanley Film Festival
Set at the notoriously haunted and historic Stanley Hotel, inspiration for Stephen King's THE SHINING, the Stanley Film Festival (SFF) showcases the best in classic and contemporary
horror cinema in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado. Presented by NBC Universal's Chiller, the SFF will take place April 30-May 3, 2015. Produced by the Denver Film Society, the festival is
dedicated to crafting a more interactive experience for genre filmmakers and fans.
Last year's festival screened over 20 feature films, 7 retro titles, 19 shorts, and 8 student shorts with 23 countries represented. Special guests from 2013 and 2014 include: SpectreVision
co-founders and Visionary Award Winners, Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh Waller, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Director Ana Lily Amirpour, 2014 Stanley Film Festival Master of Horror Award Winner,
Joe Dante, director of What We Do In The Shadows (Winner of the Audience Award for Feature Film), Taika Waititi, Eli Roth (2013 Visionary Award Winner) and more. In addition, the Festival provided a fully
interactive experience thanks to panels, live shows, special secret events and a unique horror immersion game that invited the player to solve a series of mysteries spanning the weekend.
Screenings and special events at the Stanley Film Festival will take place at The Stanley Hotel and throughout Estes Park. All access packages to attend the Stanley Film Festival and stay at the historic
hotel for all 3 nights of the festival are on sale now, starting at $666/person. Festival patron and ticket passes range from $45.00 (day pass) to $295.00 for an all access patron pass. Space is limited on all packages,
so guests are encouraged to book early. For more information regarding ticket and hotel packages, visit www.StanleyFilmFest.com
Rock in Rio heading to Las Vegas in 2015
The long-running music festival Rock in Rio is to make its US debut. Las Vegas will host the inaugural US event in May 2015.
Rock in Rio first took place in the Brazilian city in 1985, when nearly 1.4 million people attended. The festival went on to spawn incarnations in Madrid, Lisbon and
Buenos Aires and returned to Brazil in 2013. That edition which sold out its 600,000 tickets in four hours featured Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Bruce Springsteen,
Metallica, Iron Maiden, Muse and Alice in Chains.
For Rock in Rio USA, a permanent open-air concert venue christened the "City of Rock" will be custom-built with capacity for around 80,000 people a day. The venue
will feature five stages, streetscapes representing Brazil, the US and the UK, a VIP area and amusement park rides.
Tickets for Rock in Rio USA will go on sale to the general public in January 2015 and can currently be reserved on the festival website.
For more information, visit rockinrio.com
STEVE MARTIN TO RECEIVE 43RD AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
America's Highest Honor for a Career in Film to be Presented June 4, 2015
Tribute will Air on TNT in June 2015, and Encore on Turner Classic Movies
Sir Howard Stringer, Chair of the American Film Institute's Board of Trustees, announced today the Board's decision to honor Steve Martin with the 43rd
AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film. The award will be presented to Martin at a gala tribute in Los Angeles, CA on June 4, 2015. The 43rd
AFI Life Achievement Award tribute special will return for its third year on TNT when it airs in June 2015, followed by encore presentations on sister network Turner Classic Movies (TCM).
One of the most diversified performers and acclaimed artists of his generation, Steve Martin is an actor, comedian, author, playwright, screenwriter, producer and
musician. Recipient of an Emmy, four Grammy Awards, a Kennedy Center Honor and an Honorary Oscar, Martin first rose to prominence as a stand-up comedian and quickly
established himself as a leading man with a body of work defined by his unique creative voice. In addition to his beloved film credits and his successful writing career, Martin
is also an accomplished musician. Martin recently premiered his new musical BRIGHT STAR, at the Old Globe Theater featuring original music by Martin and songwriter Edie Brickell,
inspired by their Grammy Award-winning collaboration "Love Has Come For You."
World Golf Fest
World Golf Fest is a three day festival of golf that will be hosted on August 13-15, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV and feature a variety of different golfing events and experiences.
The World Golf Fest (www.worldgolffest.com) is a three-day festival of golf that will feature 12 different golf events and experiences.
World Golf Scramble (www.worldgolfscramble.com)
World Golf Skills Challenge (www.worldgolfskillschallenge.com)
World Par 3 Challenge (www.worldpar3challenge.com)
World Hole in One Challenge (www.worldholeinonechallenge.com)
World Distance Challenge (www.worlddistancechallenge.com)
World Short Game Challenge (www.worldshortgamechallenge.com)
World Putting Challenge (www.worldputtingchallenge.com)
World Golf Expo (www.worldgolfexpo.com)
World Golf Experiences (www.worldgolfexperiences.com)
TaylorMade Tour FittingExperience
ParMates Caddie Experience
GolfBoard Surfing Experience
For more information visit www.worldgolfskills.com/world-golf-fest/
Oscar Winners 2015
The 87th Oscars ended with a another win as Fox Searchlight’s Birdman won Best Picture, one of four of its victories on the night.
Fellow Searchlight picture The Grand Budapest Hotel also had four wins.
Theory Of Everything‘s Eddie Redmayne and Still Alice‘s Julianne Moore taking Best Actor and Best Actress and Patricia Arquette of Boyhood and
JK Simmons from Whiplash taking the Supporting Actor/Actress.
The Winners are:
BEST MOTION PICTURE OF THE YEAR
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Alejandro G. Ińárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole, Producers
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Julianne Moore in Still Alice
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Eddie Redmayne in The Theory of Everything
ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING
Alejandro G. Ińárritu, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
The Imitation Game
Written by Graham Moore
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Written by Alejandro G. Ińárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo
ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC WRITTEN FOR MOTION PICTURES (ORIGINAL SCORE)
The Grand Budapest Hotel
ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC WRITTEN FOR MOTION PICTURES (ORIGINAL SONG)
“Glory” from Selma
Music and Lyric by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy and Dirk Wilutzky
ACHIEVEMENT IN FILM EDITING
ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Production Design: Adam Stockhausen; Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM OF THE YEAR
Big Hero 6
Don Hall, Chris Williams and Roy Conli
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM
Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed
ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS
Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Patricia Arquette in Boyhood
ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND EDITING
Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman
ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND MIXING
Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins and Thomas Curley
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT
Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1
Ellen Goosenberg Kent and Dana Perry
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM
The Phone Call
Mat Kirkby and James Lucas
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR
ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier
ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
The Grand Budapest Hotel
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
J.K. Simmons in Whiplash
For a complete list of all the winners visit www.oscar.go.com
Independent Spirit Awards 2015: The winners
Birdman flew highest at Saturday's 30th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards as it was crowned best film.
Birdman laid claim to three awards, including best actor, which went to Michael Keaton, and best cinematography, which was presented to Emmanuel Lubezki.
While Boyhood went home a double winner taking Best Director (Richard Linklater) and Best Supporting Actress (Patricia Arquette).
Nightcrawler was also a double winner taking Best Screenplay and Best First Feature, both awarded to writer/director Dan Gilroy.
Julianne Moore (Still Alice) taking Best Actress and J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) taking Supporting Actor, Citizenfour took Best Documentary and Birdman scored a
third win for Emmanuel Lubezki for Best Cinematography. Justin Simien (Dear White People) took home Best First Screenplay.
For a complete list of all the winners visit www.spiritawards.com
and teach them mind control techniques.”
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards, handed out Sunday, Feb. 8, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Hosted by LL Cool J which aired live on CBS.
Album of the year: "Morning Phase," Beck.
Song of the year: "Stay With Me," Sam Smith.
Record of the year: "Stay With Me," Sam Smith.
New artist: Sam Smith.
Pop vocal album: "In the Lonely Hour," Sam Smith.
Pop solo performance: "Happy (Live)," Pharrell Williams.
Pop duo/group performance: "Say Something," A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera.
Traditional pop vocal album: "Cheek to Cheek," Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett.
Rock album: "Morning Phase," Beck.
Rock performance: "Lazaretto," Jack White.
Rock song: "Ain't It Fun," Hayley Williams and Taylor York.
Country album: "Platinum," Miranda Lambert.
Country solo performance: "Something in the Water," Carrie Underwood.
Country duo/group performance: "Gentle on My Mind," The Band Perry.
Country song: "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," Glen Campbell.
Rap album: "The Marshall Mathers LP2," Eminem.
Rap performance: "i," Kendrick Lamar.
Rap/sung collaboration: "The Monster," Eminem and Rihanna.
Rap song: "i," Kendrick Lamar.
R&B song: "Drunk in Love," Beyonce and Jay Z.
R&B performance: "Drunk in Love," Beyonce and Jay Z.
Urban contemporary album: "Girl," Pharrell.
R&B album: "Love, Marriage & Divorce," Toni Braxton and Babyface.
For a complete list of all the winners visit www.grammys.org
Directors Guild Awards 2015 Birdman' wins for film award again at the Directors Guild Awards Awards 2015.
The dark comedy, which stars Michael Keaton as a washed up superhero movie actor itching to jumpstart his ailing career, with a Broadway play movie, claimed
the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film, for director Alejandro G. Inarritu at the event, which was presented by Lea Michele and January Jones.
The film has also bagged the most prestigious ensemble awards at the SAG Awards, the Producers Guild Awards and the Gotham Independent Film Awards, beating fellow 2015
Oscars frontrunner 'Boyhood.'Both Boyhood and Birdman are nominated for Best Motion Picture at the 2015 Oscars, for the top prizes at the 2015 BAFTAs, and at the 2015
Independent Spirit Awards.
Jane Lynch hosted the ceremony, which took place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, where director Stephen Spielberg announced that next year's event
will feature a new award, First Time Feature Film Director.
2015 DGA Awards winners are:
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film: Birdman (Alejandro G. Inarritu)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series: Homeland, "From A to B and Back Again" (Lesli Linka Glatter)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series: Transparent, "Best New Girl" (Jill Soloway)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series: Olive Kitteridge (Lisa Cholodenko)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports - Regularly Scheduled Programming: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, "Episode #1" (David Diomedi)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports - Specials: The 68th Annual Tony Awards (Glenn Weiss)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs: The Chair, "The Test" (Anthony B. Sacco)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs: 100 Things To Do Before High School, "Pilot" (Jonathan Judge)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials: MJZ (Nicolai Fuglsig)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary: Citizenfour (Laura Poitras)
Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Achievement in Television Direction: James Burrows, Jonathan Butler
Frank Capra Achievement Award: Phillip Goldfarb
Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award: Julie Gelfand
LOS ANGELES TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOW AWARDS TAIWAN TOURISM AS BEST OF SHOW FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR
The nation's largest travel show, the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show, returned to the Long Beach Convention Center over the weekend on February 21-22. Taiwan
Tourism Bureau in Los Angeles hosted an innovative and festive Taiwan Pavilion where it showcased the six themes from the "Time for Celebration 2015 - Taiwan Tourism
Events Calendar", including Time for Love, Time to Marvel, Time for Two Wheels, Time to Shop, Time to Eat and Time for Nature.
With its unique and thoughtfully designed activities, Taiwan Pavilion is this year’s winner of the Best of Show Award for the fourth consecutive year.
This year, the Taiwan Pavilion featured all-time favorites such as the Three Techno Prince dance performances, Taiwan bubble tea tastings, bubble milk tea shaking
competitions, live musical performances of Taiwanese traditional, pop and folk music by String and Bamboo Music, and the Taiwanese night market beer bottle game.
In addition, a brand new interactive photo booth was created for event attendees to enjoy a virtual Tour Taiwan experience. Participants chose their favorite photo
backgrounds from a wide selection of the breathtaking Taiwan sceneries. Special edition "Year of the Ram" lanterns with interchangeable designs were also available at
the event and were the most popular and beloved items at the event.
Authentic Taiwanese chef, Bruce Chen, also did a special demonstration at the culinary stage and taught the audience to cook and experience Taiwan Popcorn Chicken, a
beloved Taiwanese snack. Participants that engaged online on the official "Tour Taiwan" Facebook page received Taiwanese restaurant dining coupons (sponsored by Culture
Center of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles) and a lucky red envelope according to their zodiac sign in celebration of the Lunar New Year.
According to Trust Lin, Director of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau in Los Angeles, the Bureau is promoting a limited incentive package, the 2015 Sample Taiwan 3D/2N Special Offer,
which runs through March 31 and is specially designed for North American travelers.
Visitors that are traveling with a partner (sharing a room together) can receive free airport pick-up service, two nights' accommodations at a Taiwan five-star hotel
(including breakfast for two, taxes and service fees), a limited edition Taipei MRT Card (NT $50 stored value) and a Taiwan giveaway voucher booklet (valued at over $300)
at a special promotional rate of $100. *Both persons should be entering Taiwan with a valid U.S. or Canadian passport. For full details, please visit http://www.go2taiwan.net/b2c/Registration.php.
At the Taiwan Pavilion, travel agents and airline representatives were on-site to provide in-depth information about Taiwan and Taiwan tour packages for event attendees.
Audiences also had the chance to enter grand prize drawings for amazing giveaways by collecting stamps from participating travel partners. The grand prize this year was a
Los Angeles-Taipei roundtrip flight ticket sponsored by EVA Air and China Airlines. China Airlines also offered five LAX/JFK to Taipei premium economy class upgrade coupons per day for the raffle.
THE AFRICAN AMERICAN FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION DELIVERS ITS MOST DIVERSE A-LIST ARRAY OF CREATIVE TALENT IN FRONT OF AND BEHIND THE CAMERA EVER AT THE 6TH ANNUAL
2015 AWARDS CEREMONY
ATTENDEES INCLUDED: Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Ava DuVernay, Kathryn Bigelow, John Singleton, J.K. Simmons, Chadwick Boseman, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Alfre Woodard, David Oyelowo, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Mike Epps, Debra Martin Chase, RZA, Salli Richardson-Whitfield,
Stephanie Allain, Amy Pascal and many more.
AAFCA presenters and honorees in attendance included producer Stephanie Allain, receiving the Legacy Award; producer Debra Martin Chase, accepting the Ashley Boone
Award; Chadwick Boseman, accepted the Best Ensemble award on behalf of the cast of Get On Up; J.K. Simmons, who accepted the award for Best Supporting Actor in Whiplash;
presenter Khandi Alexander of Scandal; presenter Mike Epps of Survivor's Remorse; David Oyelowo winner of Best Actor for his critically-acclaimed performance in Selma; Tessa
Thompson winning the Best Breakout Star in Dear White People and Effie Brown who was honored with the Best Independence Award for Producing Dear White People.
Additional honorees and attendees included Roger Ebert award recipient Susan King (LA Times), Best Screenplay winner Gina Prince-Bythewood (Beyond the Lights), and husband writer Reggie
Rock Bythewood; honoree and presenter Chaz Ebert; producer/director Will Packer; actor Dondre Whitfield; presenter Edwina Findley; actor Andre Royo; Disney Channel's
Gary Marsh; actor/comedian Bill Bellamy; presenter Wendy Raquel Robinson; and directors Julie Dash and Neema Barnette among others.
The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) announced winners of the Camera Operator of the Year Awards in film and television at its 2015 Annual Lifetime Achievement
awards at the Paramount Theater at Paramount Studios, Hollywood on Sunday February 8th, 2015.
The black tie event had a robust red carpet and streamed live to an international audience. Additional honors were presented to previously announced recipients:
Dan Gold, SOC for Camera Operator, David Eubank, for Camera Technician, Alan “Moose” Schultz for Mobile Platform and Suzanne Hanover, SMPSP for the Still Photographer
category. And “Boogie Nights,” has been chosen for the Lifetime Achievement Award Historical Shot.
This year’s Governors Award was given to Ms. Alfre Woodard and the Service Award presented to Ms. Gale Anne Hurd. The President’s Award was given to Dan Perry,
Director NAO Production Manager/Director DMPC of Sony Electronics.
The Technical Achievement Award for 2015 is presented to Teradek LLC, for the advancement of HD transmission and the Bolt line of products.
Presenters included: Judd Apatow, Esme Bianco, Kim Coates, Nate Corddry, Michael Kelly, Bellamy Young, Scott Wilson, Erin Gray and many more actors and industry
leaders supporting the role of the Camera Operator at this gala event.
The Awards Show is a fundraiser for the Society’s charity, The Vision Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. A donation check was presented and we unveiled the
SOC’s annual Vision Center video which is shot and produced by the Society and given to the Vision Center.
About the SOC
The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) advances the art, craft, and creative contributions of the Camera Operator.
The SOC is an internationally recognized professional honorary society. The core activities of the Society are the annual SOC Awards, publishing the Society's magazine
"Camera Operator," and our charitable commitment to The Vision Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
'SpongeBob' unseats 'Sniper' at weekend box office
"The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" finally unseated Clint Eastwood's runaway hit "American Sniper" at the weekend box office, while a pair of
high-priced fantasies flopped. Paramount Pictures' "SpongeBob Movie" earned $56 million in North America, a huge debut for the animated Nickelodeon big-screen transfer,
according to estimates Sunday. That finally pushed "American Sniper" off the top spot after a three-week reign. The Navy SEAL drama took in $24.2 million in its fourth
week of wide release.
The winners of the Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium
on January 25th, 2015 in Los Angeles
The Winners are:
-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role – Eddie Redmayne, The Theory Of Everything
-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role – Julianne Moore, Still Alice
-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role – JK Simmons, Whiplash
-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role – Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture – Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance)
-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries – Mark Ruffalo, The Normal Heart
-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries – Frances McDormand, Olive Kitteridge
-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series – Kevin Spacey, House Of Cards
-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series – Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder
-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series – William H Macy, Shameless
-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series – Uzo Aduba, Orange Is The New Black
-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series – Downton Abbey
-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series – Orange Is The New Black
-Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture – Unbroken
-Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series – Game Of Thrones
-Life Achievement Award – Debbie Reynolds
For more info visit www.sagawards.org
THE 6TH ANNUAL TASTE AWARDS
The TASTE AWARDS held on Wednesday, January 15th at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles, also known as the TASTY Awards founded in 2008, celebrated and recognize the year's
best achievements in food and fashion programs on television, in film, and on the web.
Celebrity Presenters included P. Allen Smith (PBS, nationally syndicated stations), Alie & Georgia (Cooking Channel), Bobby Bognar (History), Sabrina Soto (HGTV),
Andres Izquieta Esquire Network), Jolene Sugarbaker (YouTube), just to name a few.
Special Achievement Honoree Awards were announced for William Shatner ("Brown Bag Wine Tasting", "The Shatner Project," "Star Trek"), Sara Moulton, Bobby Flay,
Susan Feniger, Narsai David, Young Hollywood Food Feed, Victory Gardens edibleFeast, Simply Laura, Knife Fight, Real Girls Kitchen with Haylie Duff, Foodable, StyleHaul,
Tokyo Fashion Express, Meghan Rienks, B.O.R.N. to Style, Target commercial Featuring "Together" by HAIM, Growing a Greener World, Rhythm Abroad with Brittany Pierce, Moveable Feast,
"Key Ingredients" Chef/Film Event series hosted by Tribeca Film Institute, The Feed, Blogilates, Fashion Police, Shinola film series by Bruce Weber, Lisa Vanderpump, Sabrina Soto,
JetBlue Mint, Fiji Airways, Celebrity Cruises, Chef Carla Hall, Epic Meal Empire, "Got Milk" Future Olympian, Eat Your Words (MYX TV), Amazing Wedding Cakes, Feastly, Fashion Accelerator
(Business of Fashion Online Education Series), Betabrand - The World's Funniest Fashion Models, NuMe's Kiss of a Siren fashion film, KCRW's DnA: Design & Architecture, Farang: The Story
of Chef Andy Ricker (Vice Munchies), Placebo // Loud Like Love (feat. Bret Easton Ellis by Saman Kesh), This is How We Do It (Katy Perry Music Video by Doomsday and Joel Kefali), Marcus Lemonis
The Profit (CNBC), Flavor! Napa Valley, LuckyRice, Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast, Vegas Uncork'd, Ratatouille at Disneyland Paris, Submarine Sandwich Kickstarter video, Higher film by Teton
Gravity Research and Jeremy Jones, Advanced Style, No More Tiaras, GoPro, Chromecast, and V-MODA.
6th ANNUAL TASTE AWARD WINNERS ARE:
Best Drink or Beverage Program: Web - The Proper Pour with Charlotte Voisey (Small Screen Network)
Best Drink or Beverage Program: Television - Bar Rescue (Spike TV)
Best Food Program: Television - Top Chef (Bravo Media)
Best Food Travel Series: Television - New Scandinavian Cooking (Tellus Works)
The Kikkoman Award for Best Reality Series: Food or Drink - Top Chef (Bravo Media)
Best Fashion or Design Program: Television - Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta (TLC)
Best Reality Series: Fashion, Design or Home Decor - Home Made Simple (OWN / Harpo Studios)
Best Home Decor and Design Program, Presented by Ferrara Flame - Home Made Simple (OWN / Harpo Studios)
Best Green or Organic Program - P. Allen Smith's Garden Home (P. Allen Smith / Hortus, LTD)
Best City or Regional Program - 1 Minute Meal
Best New Series - Top Chef Duels (Bravo Media)
Best Single Topic Series - Joy of Baking (iFood Media LLC)
Best Chef in a Series - A Chef's Life (PBS) / French Guy Cooking / New Scandinavian Cooking (Tellus Works)
Best Critic or Review Series - The Drive with Steve Jaxon's "Wine Wednesday" (KSRO Radio)
Best Travel Program - Without Borders (webseries) turned"Chefs Run Wild" (television series)
Best Kids Program - Cool Kids Cook with Kid Chef Eliana (VoiceAmerica Kids)
Best Ethnic Program - Pati's Mexican Table
Best Health & Fitness Program (Physical & Exercise) - The Bikini Lifestyles Show, "Wine Dine and Workout"
Best Health & Fitness Program (Food & Diet) - Mind Over Munch
Best Health & Fitness Program (Mental or Spiritual) - Oprah's Lifeclass (OWN / Harpo Studios)
Best Branded Program - Hanging with Harris - James Beard Special (Small Screen Network)
Best Branded Video Promotion or Campaign - Hanging with Harris - James Beard Special (Small Screen Network)
Best International Program - New Scandinavian Cooking (Tellus Works)
Best Producer (Craft) - America's Test Kitchen (Melissa Baldino, Stephanie Stender, Kaitlin Hammond)
Best Director (Craft) - New Scandinavian Cooking (Jan-Erik Lustig)
Best Host (Craft) - Padma Lakshmi, Top Chef
Craft: Best Music (Intro or Theme Music) - A Film About Coffee (Beakers and Beads/ A Film About Coffee by Brian Leroy Hall of Marmoset Music)
For a list of all the winners visit www.thetasteawards.com
LA Art Show Marks 20th Anniversary
The 2015 LA Art Show opening night premiere party took place Wednesday, January 14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Hosted by Golden Globe Winner Amy Adams & Darren Le Gallo,
to benefit St.Jude Children's Research Hospital.
The evening started of with opening remarks by St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and Councilman Tom LaBonge to present certificate from the City of
Los Angeles to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. LA Art Show Master of Ceremonies, Kim Martingale presented a certificate from the City of Los Angeles to China
Cultural Media Group Limited, the National Base for International Cultural Trade, General Manager Yibiao Ren and Shanghai Art Fair International Exhibition Co. Ltd.,
General Mgr. Zhihua Gu.
As well as a certificate from the City of Los Angeles to Consul General Abdulla Al Sabousi.
The LA Art Show will donate 100% of the ticket price of Patron and Vanguard tickets and 60% of the ticket price of Friend tickets to the LA Art Show Opening Night Gala to St.
Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer. St. Jude is where doctors send their toughest cases
because St. Jude has the world’s best survival rates for the most aggressive childhood cancers.
For more information visit www.stjude.org
The LA Art Show a 20-Year History, a Los Angeles Legacy, founded in 1994, the show has grown from a small regional event featuring 14 galleries to become the largest
and longest running platform for fine art, bringing in more than 120 galleries representing 22 countries.
Looking back on the 20 year history of the LA Art Show, one can’t
help noticing how it has evolved, changing locations and growing in diversity to reflect the trajectory of the burgeoning Los Angeles art scene.
In a major departure from art fairs of the time, the LA Art Show was the first and only event to strategically incorporate galleries representing diverse art genres, broadening its audiences
to include enthusiasts of: modern, contemporary, historic and traditional works, as well as works on paper, sculpture and installations, in one art fair. This show format
was specifically selected to meet the needs of the LA market. And, it has paid off with attendance and galleries increasing year over year. This out-of-the-box thinking has
been a hallmark of the show production team, which has consistently developed programming and special exhibition content, that following its debut at the LA Art Show, has
grown to acclaim in the international art world.
Produced by the Palm Beach Show Group, the LA Art Show has been designed to meet the needs of galleries and art patrons. In addition to having substantial support
from top collectors and celebrity clientele, galleries are provided access to a strong collector community via CollectosrNet.com, an international marketplace for fine art,
antiques and jewelry. Created for dealers, collectors and interior designers, the site is unique in that it is the only online resource where members can virtually interact
with and purchase from an exclusive, handpicked community of Palm Beach Show Group dealers.
For additional information about the Los Angeles Art Show, please visit www.laartshow.com.
2015 Golden Globes Winners
Best Picture, Comedy: The Grand Budapest Hotel
Best Picture, Drama: Boyhood
Best TV Comedy: Transparent
Best TV Drama: The Affair
Best Miniseries: Fargo
Best Actress, Motion Picture Drama: Julianne Moore, Still Alice
Best Actor, Motion Picture Drama: Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything
Best Actress, Motion Picture Comedy: Amy Adams, Big Eyes
Best Actor, Motion Picture Comedy: Michael Keaton, Birdman
Best Supporting Actor, Motion Picture: J.K. Simmons, Whiplash
Best Supporting Actress, Motion Picture: Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
Best Actor, TV Comedy: Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent
Best Actress, TV Comedy: Gina Rodriguez, Jane the Virgin
Best Actor, TV Drama: Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
Best Actress, TV Drama: Ruth Wilson, The Affair
Best Actor, Miniseries: Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo
Best Actress, Miniseries: Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Honourable Woman
Best Supporting Actress, Miniseries: Joanne Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Best Supporting Actor, Miniseries: Matt Bomer, The Normal Heart
Best Screenplay: Birdman
Best Director: Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Best Foreign Language Film: Leviathan
Best Animated Film: How to Train Your Dragon 2
Best Original Score: The Theory of Everything
Best Original Song: John Legend and Common's "Glory,"Selma
For more information about all the winner's visit www.goldenglobes.com
Harman Rocked Vegas With Hard Rock Partnership, KISS Concert
KISS played at the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas, presented by HARMON to celebrate their new partnership with the Hotel during the 2015 CES Convention.
The company first announced a "strategic multi-year partnership" with the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, becoming the "Official Sound Partner" of the
venue. The partnership will focus on the JBL brand and will provide guests with an enhanced audio experience throughout the hotel, casino and various destinations and
points of interest. The partnership also will incorporate marketing and retail programs to further engage JBL fans and guests of the hotel. The alliance between HARMAN
and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas expands on a current relationship the two have enjoyed through the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s gathering place
for innovation that takes place annually in Las Vegas.
Beginning in 2014, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas has hosted HARMAN’s CES interactive showcase, displaying their technological advances in connected infotainment and audio experiences.
In addition to becoming the official sound partner of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, HARMAN will outfit the hotel’s guest suites with its high-end audio products. The famed Hard Rock
Store will showcase some of HARMAN’s brands on a seasonal basis, and retail products will also be available for sale in all the guest rooms, fitness center, poolside,
sundries store locations and other retail locations at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas.
Neil Young on PONO at the 2015 CES in Las Vegas
Rock Icon Neil Young and Rolling Stone executive editor Nathan Brackett held a Super Session on Tuesday, January 7th at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the
Neil Young’s talked about the Pono Player his latest adventure. It will only be available online and at a few dozen retail stores in the Fry's Electronics chain of
techie hypermarkets. Young also announced the launch of a music download store to go with the Pono player, which is now selling a limited selection of high-resolution
tracks at prices that average double the going rates for standard-quality downloads on iTunes and Amazon. Pedram Abrari, Pono Music's vice president, credits Young’s
involvement with the company's online Kickstarter campaign in raising more than $6 million when it originally sought just $800,000.
Steve Miller Band at Axis Theater, Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas
Head Monster Noel Lee said he remembered first seeing the Steve Miller Band at the Fillmore in San Francisco way back in the 60s. Showcasing many of his
most memorable songs, primarily from his peak years, Miller, who credits his parent's friend, the legendary Les Paul as an early influence, opened with “Jungle Love”
from the album “Book of Dreams”, followed in succession by “Take the Money and Run” and one of his Billboard number one hit singles “Abracadabra”. "Sugar Babe" and
"Mary Lou" came up next from his landmark 1973 album “The Joker” before performing his only song of the 60s from his vast music collection, the timeless classic “Space
Cowboy” followed by “Serenade” from Rolling Stone magazine’s best album of 1976 “Fly Like an Eagle” just to name a few.
2015 CES WRAP
The 2015 CES wrapped as the largest show in history with more than 2.2 million net square feet of exhibit space featuring more than 3,600 exhibitors,
including a record number of startups. Innovators showcased the latest across categories like automotive electronics, personalized health care solutions, unmanned
vehicles, connected devices, 3D printers, gaming and more. CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technology and this year
more than 170,000 industry professionals, including more than 45,000 from outside the U.S. convened at the only event of its kind to engage in the hands-on experience
of interacting with the next generation of technology.
The 2015 CES featured technology breakthroughs and product launches across the technology ecosystem, drawing the world’s attention to innovation from driverless cars
and 3D printers to life-saving body monitoring systems and connected homes. This year’s show featured three venues - Tech East, Tech West and C Space at ARIA established
to curate technology innovation, foster community and satisfy all technology appetites.
While attendance reached record highs, product area-specific marketplaces and the new show venues enabled attendees to easily find specific areas of innovation while seeing
the relationship among diverse technologies. CES once again cemented its position as a truly global event with more than 45,000 international attendees. In addition, governments
from outside the U.S. sent leaders including the French Minister of Economy and the French Minister of State for Digital Affairs. The U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia and the
Slovakian ambassador to the U.S. also attended this year's CES.
The success of the 2015 International CES builds strong momentum for CES Asia which will run May 25-27 in Shanghai,
China. More information can be found on CESAsia.com.
The International CES will return to Las Vegas Wednesday, January 6 through Saturday, January 9, 2016. For the latest CES news and videos visit CESweb.org and CESweb.org/videos.
Entertainment Hollywood supports Animal Rights & Welfare
Save Las Vegas's Lion Habitat Ranch!
Save the Lion Habitat Ranch rather than revoke it's Use and Operating Permits. Work with the owners rather than putting them in a situation where they are forced
to close, move or the animals become homeless.The Las Vegas Valley and Clark County need more family friendly venues. The owner's and caretakers of the Lion Habitat
Ranch have been in that area since 1986, long before many of the other current land owners. In 40 years have never had any problems, they love and take great care for
these animals that have been abandoned by their previous owners. The Lion Habitat Ranch, is also governed by the USDA - which ensures the health and safety of the
animals, and LHR is in full compliance with their stringent regulations.
Please join this campaign:
Donate a vehicle, and we'll sell it at auction. The proceeds will go to The Humane Society of the United States, and you may qualify for a tax deduction.
The Save Vanishing Species stamp is now on sale at post offices and online. Proceeds support a range of international wildlife conservation efforts.
The stamp, which features an Amur tiger cub, is the result of a 10-year effort begun and led by WWF, in partnership with the US Fish and Wildlife Service,
the US Postal Service and other international conservation organizations.
How can a stamp make a difference?
The stamp is important to wildlife because all proceeds raised from the premium will go to the US Fish and Wildlife Service's Multinational Species Conservation Funds,
which support efforts to protect wild populations of tigers, rhinos, elephants, great apes and sea turtles.
These efforts include:
work to help combat poaching
education for local communities about the value of conserving wildlife
The stamp, which costs sixty cents, could generate millions of dollars for international wildlife conservation without any additional cost to US taxpayers.
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