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CHARLIE HUNNAM TO RECEIVE “CINEMACON® MALE STAR OF THE YEAR AWARD”

AWARDS WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017
Charlie Hunnam will receive the “CinemaCon® Male Star of the Year Award,” it was announced by CinemaCon Managing Director, Mitch Neuhauser. CinemaCon, the official convention of The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) will be held March 27-30, 2017 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Hunnam will be presented with this special honor at the “CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards” ceremony taking place on the evening of Thursday, March 30, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, hosted by the Coca-Cola Company, the official presenting sponsor of CinemaCon.
“Having captured the attention of audiences around the world with his standout performances on the small screen in ‘Sons of Anarchy’ as well as on the big screen in such films as ‘Children of Men’ and ‘Cold Mountain,’ 2017 is sure to be Charlie Hunnam’s year with his starring turns in ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword,’ and ‘Lost City of Z,’” noted Neuhauser. “We could not be more thrilled to honor such a talented actor with our ‘CinemaCon Male Star of the Year Award.’”
Hunnam can be seen this spring starring in the title role in “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword,” releasing on May 12, 2017 from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Guy Ritchie, the film is an iconoclastic take on the classic Excalibur myth, tracing Arthur’s journey from the streets to the throne. When the child Arthur’s father is murdered, Vortigern (Jude Law), Arthur’s uncle, seizes the crown. Robbed of his birthright and with no idea who he truly is, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city. But once he pulls the sword from the stone, his life is turned upside down and he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy. See more about the film at www.kingarthurmovie.com.
Also this spring, Hunnam can be seen starring as British explorer Percy Fawcett in “The Lost City of Z,” to be released by Amazon Studios and Bleecker Street on April 14, 2017. This incredible true story follows Fawcett as he journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region. Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment, who regard indigenous populations as “savages,” the determined Fawcett, supported by his devoted wife (Sienna Miller), son (Tom Holland) and aide-de-camp (Robert Pattison) returns time and again to his beloved jungle in an attempt to prove his case, culminating in his mysterious disappearance in 1925.
Hunnam made his feature film debut in the 2002 thriller “Abandon” before gaining attention for his performance in the title role of the big screen adaption of Charles Dickens’ novel “Nicholas Nickelby.” He has gone on to star in such films as “Cold Mountain,” “Crimson Peak,” “Pacific Rim,” and “Children of Men,” to name a few. On the small screen he is best known for starring as ‘Jax Teller’ for seven seasons on FX’s “Sons of Anarchy,” and received critical acclaim for his role in the hit British drama “Queer as Folk,” and the FOX series “Undeclared.” In addition to “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword,” and “Lost City of Z,” Hunnam recently wrapped principal photography on a remake of “Papillon.” In addition to his acting talents, Hunnam completed his first screenplay, “VLAD,” and is developing this, along with “American Druglord,” with Plan B Productions.

GOLDIE HAWN TO RECEIVE “2017 CINEMA ICON AWARD” PLUS HAWN IS TEAMING UP WITH AMY SCHUMER FOR A RETURN TO THE BIG SCREEN IN 20th CENTURY FOX’S “SNATCHED” IN THEATERS MAY 12, 2017”

Academy Award winner Goldie Hawn will receive the prestigious “Cinema Icon Award” at CinemaCon, the official convention of The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) held March 27-30 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Hawn will be presented with this special honor at the “CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards” ceremony Thursday, March 30 hosted by the Coca-Cola Company, the official presenting sponsor of CinemaCon. Previous winners of this esteemed award include Morgan Freeman, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer and Kevin Costner. The announcement was made today by Mitch Neuhauser, Managing Director of CinemaCon.
“With a career that has spanned roles in more than 30 films Goldie Hawn continues to shine on the big screen as one of the most entertaining, relatable and recognizable actresses of our time,” noted Neuhauser. “With an unforgettable presence and charm both onscreen and off Hawn has entertained audiences of all ages and we are pleased to honor an incredible woman with this year’s ‘Cinema Icon Award.’”
This summer Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer will star together in 20th Century Fox’s “Snatched,” out on May 12, 2017. After her boyfriend dumps her on the eve of their exotic vacation, impetuous dreamer Emily (Amy Schumer) persuades her ultra-cautious mother, Linda (Goldie Hawn) to travel with her to paradise. Polar opposites, Emily and Linda realize that working through their differences as mother and daughter- in unpredictable, hilarious fashion – is the only way to escape the wildly outrageous jungle adventure they have fallen into.
Goldie Hawn is an actress, producer, director, best-selling author and children’s advocate who made her acting debut in the comedy “Good Morning, World” and later rose to prominence as part of the comedy show “Laugh-In”. In 1969, Hawn won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her work in “Cactus Flower” alongside Walter Matthau and Ingrid Bergman. She has starred in more than thirty films among them, “Sugarland Express,” “Death Becomes Her,” and “First Wives Club”. Hawn has also produced numerous films including “Private Benjamin” which earned her a second Academy Award nomination for the lead role. She is the founder of The Hawn Foundation, an international charitable organization with a mission to equip children with the social and emotional skills they need to lead smarter, heathier and happier lives. She published her best-selling memoir, “A Lotus Grows in the Mud,” in 2005 and has also released a book offering guidance on raising healthy and joyful children called “10 Mindful Minutes”.
About CinemaCon
CinemaCon 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 movie-going 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.
CinemaCon is delighted to have both the International Cinema Technology Association (ICTA) and National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) as its tradeshow partners. CinemaCon is also delighted to have as its official presenting sponsor, The Coca-Cola Company, one of the industry’s greatest and highly regarded and respected partners in the world of the movies.


2017 Nightclub & Bar convention and trade shoW Hosts fourth Annual shake it up competition in partnership with the united states bartenders’ guild

The top 20 mixologists in the United States travel to Las Vegas to win a spot to compete in the 2017 World Cocktail Competition
For the fourth year, Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show has partnered with the United States Bartender’s Guild to host the Shake It Up Classic and Flair competitions, hosted on Tuesday, March 28 from 1 to 5 p.m. Mixologists from across the United States will travel to Las Vegas to compete for the chance to represent the United States at the World Cocktail Competition later this year.
Attendees will have the opportunity to witness these expert mixologists as they are challenged to concoct new and innovative cocktails in front of a panel of judges made up of top industry leaders. The afternoon will feature two competitions; the Classic Competition, which will test each mixologist’s ability to create a premium cocktail with the ingredients provided; and the Flair Competition, which will test each competitor on their ability to entertain guests with a variety of tricks while creating the perfect cocktail.
Classic Competitors include:
Giancarlo Aversa, Greater Detroit
Jarmel Doss, Chicago
Jonathan B. Howard, Nashville
David Martinez, Greater Detroit
Conor McDermott, Denver
Justin Park, Hawaii
Egor Polonskiy, Chicago
Ryan Puckett, Indianapolis
Eli Sanchez, Indianapolis
Nathaniel Smith, Minneapolis – St. Paul

Fair Competitors Include:
Ryan Clark, Las Vegas
Rodrigo Delpech, Las Vegas
Mariano Gil, Houston
Colby Ashton Good, Las Vegas
Michael Guzman, Las Vegas
Will Isaza, Boston
Ram Ong, Miami
Danilo Oribe, Las Vegas
Luis Ortiz, Las Vegas
Hector Rangel Marquez, Houston
For more information on the Shake It Up Competition, visit the Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show website. The Nightclub & Bar Show, March 27-29, 2017, is the world’s largest gathering of bar, nightlife and beverage professionals. The show offers industry professionals the opportunity to connect with suppliers, network with new businesses, discover new products and gain critical skills to ensure their success in the dynamic bar and nightclub industry. For those interested in attending the show or for more information, please visit www.ncbshow.com.


THE PALEY CENTER FOR MEDIA ANNOUNCES INITIAL TALENT PARTICIPANTS FOR The 34TH ANNUAL PALEYFEST LOS ANGELES, MARCH 17-26 AT THE DOLBY THEATRE

Lineup Includes Over 100 Stars From Television’s Hottest Shows Including: American Horror Story: Roanoke; Arrow; Bob’s Burgers; DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: The Flash; Grey’s Anatomy; The Late Late Show with James Corden; NCIS: Los Angeles; Orphan Black; Pretty Little Liars; Scandal; Supergirl; This Is Us; The Walking Dead; and Westworld
The Paley Center for Media announced an initial group of talent who will be participating in its 34th annual PaleyFest Los Angeles, Hollywood’s ultimate TV fan festival, March 17-26, at the DOLBY THEATRE in Hollywood. PaleyFest LA 2017 will celebrate television’s most acclaimed series and grant fans access to special screenings, exclusive conversations, and behind-the-scenes scoops and breaking news from the stars and creative minds behind their favorite shows.
“We’re thrilled with the stellar lineup of talent participating in this year’s PaleyFest,” said Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s President & CEO. “Each year PaleyFest gives fans the rare opportunity to interact with the stars of their favorite shows and this year’s lineup features not only stars from perennial favorites but from the some of this year’s hottest new shows as well.”
All events and panelists are subject to change. Please visit paleyfest.org for updates.


NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE “52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™,” TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON CBS, SUNDAY, APRIL 2, FROM T-MOBILE ARENA IN LAS VEGAS

LUKE BRYAN AND DIERKS BENTLEY RETURN TO HOST COUNTRY MUSIC’S PARTY OF THE YEAR®
Keith Urban Leads with Seven Nominations; Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris Each Receive Six Nominations; Florida Georgia Line and Tim McGraw Each Receive Five Nominations; Dierks Bentley, Thomas Rhett and Chris Stapleton Each Receive Three Nominations
Nominations were announced for the 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, honoring country music’s superstars and hottest emerging talent. Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley will return to host for the second consecutive year. The ACM Awards® are produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2 (live 8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Ten-time ACM Award winners and multi-platinum trio Lady Antebellum announced the nominees in five categories, including Entertainer of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Vocal Duo of the Year, and Vocal Group of the Year live today on “CBS This Morning.” “Entertainment Tonight” hosts Nancy O’Dell and Kevin Frazier announced additional nominees on ETonline.com.
Keith Urban leads with seven nominations in five categories, including his seventh for Entertainer of the Year and 10th nod for Male Vocalist of the Year. Urban is nominated twice, as both artist and producer, in the Album of the Year category for Ripcord. He received an additional two nominations, for both artist and producer, in the Single Record of the Year category for “Blue Ain’t Your Color,” which is also nominated in the Song of the Year category.
Seven-time Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert received six nominations and is once again nominated in the Female Vocalist of the Year category. Lambert received her fifth nomination in the Album of the Year category for The Weight of These Wings. Lambert’s “Vice” received nods in the Single Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Video of the Year categories. Also, she received two nominations for “Vice” in the Song of the Year category, as both artist and songwriter.
First-time ACM nominee Maren Morris earned six nominations in four different categories. Morris received nominations in both Female Vocalist of the Year and New Female Vocalist of the Year categories. She is also nominated twice for Album of the Year, as both producer and artist, on HERO. Morris is twice nominated as both artist and producer in Single Record of the Year for “My Church.”
Reigning Vocal Duo of the Year Florida Georgia Line leads group nominations with five nods, including their fifth nomination in the Vocal Duo of the Year category. Florida Georgia Line is also nominated for the second time in the Entertainer of the Year category. They received their second nomination in the Album of the Year category for Dig Your Roots. Also, they received nods for Single Record of the Year for “H.O.L.Y.” and for Vocal Event of the Year for “May We All” with Tim McGraw.
Sixteen-time ACM Award winner Tim McGraw received five nominations in four categories. He earned two nominations in the Single Record of the Year category, as both artist and producer, on “Humble And Kind.” Also, McGraw is nominated in the Song of the Year and Video of the Year categories for “Humble And Kind.” In addition, he earned his 13th nod in the Vocal Event of the Year category for “May We All” with Florida Georgia Line.
ACM Awards co-host Dierks Bentley received three nominations, including his fourth nomination in the Male Vocalist of the Year category. Also, Bentley received his third nod in the Album of the Year category for Black, and his second nod in the Vocal Event of the Year category for “Different For Girls,” featuring Elle King.
Thomas Rhett earned three nominations, including his first in the Male Vocalist of the Year category. Also, Rhett received two nominations as artist and songwriter in the Song of the Year category for “Die A Happy Man.” The song won Rhett an ACM Award last year in the Single Record of the Year category.
Reigning ACM Male Vocalist of the Year Chris Stapleton is nominated in three categories. Once again, Stapleton is nominated in both the Male Vocalist of the Year category, and the Song of the Year category with “Tennessee Whiskey.” Also, Stapleton received a nod in the Video of the Year category for “Fire Away.”
Following is the list of final nominees. The Academy of Country Music’s professional membership selects the nominees and winners of the Academy of Country Music Awards.

ADDITIONAL EVENTS & SUPERSTAR ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®” 2017 INCLUDING 5TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® TAKING PLACE MARCH 30 – APRIL 2, 2017 SURROUNDING THE 52ND ACM AWARDS®

Ticket Packages to be Available for Pre-Sale on Friday, February 17 and On-Sale Saturday, February 18 on www.ACMpartyforacause.com
Series of Fan Events To Take Over Las Vegas
The Academy of Country Music® revealed exciting details including the musical lineup, additional industry and fan events, as well as ticket on-sale dates and hotel codes for The Week Vegas Goes Country®, including the 5th Annual ACM Party for a Cause® – along with the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, which will broadcast LIVE for the first time ever from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
This year, ACM Party for a Cause will consist of industry and fan events located at different venues across Las Vegas including a new host hotel, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, and several others from Thursday, March 30 – Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.
The Academy of Country Music has announced additional events which will add to the all-star lineup for The Week Vegas Goes Country. These newly added festivities will kick-off on Friday, March 31 with the ACM Party for a Cause: Barnival Songwriter Showcase, continue Saturday, April 1 with an ACM Party for a Cause: Tailgate Party presented by Country Rebel at Stoney's Rockin’ Country, and close out on Sunday, April 2 with ACM Pool Party for a Cause: Rehab at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
Each of the festivities for The Week Vegas Goes Country will feature performances by some of the biggest names and hottest new talent in country music including Lauren Alaina, Drew Baldridge, Kelsea Ballerini, Kane Brown, Bailey Bryan, Scooter Carusoe, Brent Cobb, Easton Corbin, Billy Currington, Dan + Shay, Clare Dunn, Russell Dickerson, Lindsay Ell, Seth Ennis, Ryan Follese, Kenny Foster, Ashley Gorley, Walker Hayes, HISH, Ryan Hurd, Chris Janson, Ryan Kinder, Lady Antebellum, Luke Laird, LANCO, Tracy Lawrence, Jackie Lee, LOCASH, Love & Theft, Shane McAnally, Scotty McCreery, Alyssa Micaela, Midland, William Michael Morgan, Kip Moore, Jerrod Niemann, Old Dominion, Jake Owen, Jon Pardi, Eric Paslay, RaeLynn, Michael Ray, John Rich, Darius Rucker, Runaway June, Dylan Scott, Aubrie Sellers, Dee Jay Silver, Chris Stapleton, Michael Tyler, Clay Walker, Aaron Watson, Hailey Whitters, Brett Young and more to be announced!
The full schedule of events, ticket on-sale dates, and hotel codes for the 5th ACM Party for a Cause with additional details can be found below. All events will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy, which works to lift lives through the power of music.
For additional details and ongoing updates including ticket sales information and the most updated lineup of country superstars set to perform at each event, please check back often at www.ACMpartyforacause.com.



WARNER BROS. STUDIO TOUR HOLLYWOOD TO FEATURE LA LA LAND

In celebration of this year’s award season, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood will spotlight Lionsgate’s Oscar nominated film, La La Land, as a limited addition to the tour. From Feb. 18 to March 6, 2017, guests can find themselves in a scene from the film as they step onto the ‘Café Sur Le Lot,’ coffee shop set, which has been carefully reconstructed.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood was a recipient of Trip Advisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards and has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Attractions in the United States. A tour visit includes a rare look inside many of the film’s production and backlot areas which were also used in the creation of Academy Award Best Picture winners Argo and Casablanca.
Tour guests will explore the iconic 110-acre studio as well as the innovative Stage 48: Script to Screen. The interactive soundstage offers guests the unique opportunity to explore the full film and television production process and the glory of awards season. Guests explore the Archive, which currently showcases the tour’s latest addition, From J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World: The Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts Exhibit offering an up-close look at how J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World has been brought to life over the past 15 years. The Archive also includes DC Universe: The Exhibit which pays homage to the origins of DC Comics, including original comic books featuring all seven Super Heroes of the Justice League. Additionally, guests can explore authentic props and costumes from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad. Guests also stop by the Prop Department, which features one of the largest selections of rare antiquities and modern furniture, rugs, drapery, lighting and hand props from Hollywood’s golden era, followed by the Picture Car Vault, home to some of Batman’s most famous vehicles.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood is open Monday through Sunday, 9:00AM to 3:00PM, with studio tours departing every 30 minutes and extended hours offered during the summer, spring-break and winter holiday seasons. Reservations are recommended and all children eight years or older are welcomed. Regular tickets are $62 per person and can be purchased online at www.wbstudiotour.com or by calling 818-977-TOUR (8687).
ABOUT LA LA LAND
La La Land received a record-tying 14 Academy Award® nominations and won seven Golden Globe Awards®, setting a record for the most ever won by a single film. Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Damien Chazelle, La La Land tells the story of Mia [Emma Stone], an aspiring actress, and Sebastian [Ryan Gosling], a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams. Written and directed by Damien Chazelle, La La Land was produced by Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz, Gary Gilbert and Marc Platt. Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment presents, a Marc Platt production, an Imposter Pictures / Gilbert Films production.
About Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood is a recipient of Trip Advisor’s 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards and has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Attractions in the United States. Fans get to see the real sets and soundstages where the greatest names in entertainment made history as they touch, tour and explore the iconic 110-acre studio that brought Argo and Ocean’s Eleven to the big screen. From The Big Bang Theory to Friends, the Studio Tour takes guests behind the camera for a revealing look at how the magic is made.
A visit includes a rare look inside many of the lot’s production areas as well as the innovative new addition to the studio tour, Stage 48: Script to Screen. The interactive soundstage offers guests the unique opportunity to explore the full film and television production process and the glory of awards season. Guests explore the Archive, which currently showcases DC Universe: The Exhibit. This interactive exhibit pays homage to the origins of DC Comics, including original comic books featuring all seven Super Heroes of the Justice League. Additionally, guests can explore authentic props and costumes from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad. Guests also stop by the Prop Department, which features one of the largest selections of rare antiquities and modern furniture, rugs, drapery, lighting and hand props from Hollywood’s golden era, followed by the Picture Car Vault, home to some of Batman’s most famous vehicles.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood is open Monday through Sunday, 9:00AM to 3:00PM, with studio tours departing every 30 minutes and extended hours offered during the summer season.
Reservations are recommended and all children eight years or older are welcomed. Tickets are $62 per person and can be purchased online at www.wbstudiotour.com or by calling 818-977-TOUR (8687).



ANAHEIM HOUSE OF BLUES MARCH 2017 OPENING MARKS FIRST NEW HOUSE OF BLUES IN A DECADE KICKING OFF YEARLONG NATIONAL 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF RENOWNED MUSIC HALLS & RESTAURANTS

The new House of Blues Anaheim – the first new House of Blues to be built in the U.S. in a decade – is set to open March 2017 – and will kick off a yearlong 25th anniversary of legendary music halls and restaurants. The first House of Blues opened in Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA, in November 1992. Opening 25 years later the new House of Blues Anaheim will represent the ultimate House of Blues experience, combining the best of the past with the most advanced technologies of the future.
“House of Blues Anaheim will embrace our same familiar rock and roll vibe with contemporary flourishes that ensures our musical, culinary and sensory experience fits future generations while solidly representing our historic roots,” said Ron Bension, president, House of Blues Entertainment. “The venue pays homage to the past 25 years and celebrates the next 25 to come.”
House of Blues Anaheim combines 44,000 square feet of space, more than twice the size of the former location, with live music in four unique entertainment spaces all under one roof. The main concert hall will welcome up to 2,200 concert goers yet still maintain the intimate feel that the House of Blues brand is universally recognized for. Bension said, “The room will offer ‘incredible’ sight lines, state-of-the-art sound and lighting, and an opportunity for fans to get up close and personal with the performers on stage.” All four of HOB Anaheim’s entertainment and food spaces will have the most advanced sound system of any House of Blues, and the location will feature live entertainment every night.
A second live music and special event space, The Parish, will offer an even more intimate musical experience with a capacity of only 400 guests. Designed for singer/songwriters, local artists, smaller touring bands, and intimate showcases, the room can adjust to accommodate lounge seating or a standing-room configuration with optimum sight lines from every angle.
The party will continue in the legendary Foundation Room, a VIP club open to all guests most nights, which includes a spectacular culinary menu, inviting lounge, the hottest DJs, and a unique craft cocktail program. The Foundation Room membership program offers enhanced benefits such as priority ticketing providing advanced ticket purchase privileges; premium seating and dedicated concierge services for the members entire evening experience; VIP tables and bottle service; insider access to pre-concert events and after show parties; and elite status savings on dining, drinks, merchandise, and for reserving private parties.
House of Blues Restaurant and Bar will introduce the ultimate food-meets-music experience. A new menu will present a twist on soulful comfort food. The bar will span from inside to out onto a spacious open-air patio with a robust craft beer menu and a creative cocktail program. The intimate restaurant stage will welcome live music most nights. “No venue has ever combined all of this under one roof,” said Bension. “Some nights will have four bands playing in four separate performance spaces at the same time. It will truly be a 4-D live music entertainment experience.”
The first performances at House of Blues Anaheim will be announced soon with tickets on sale mid-November.
For more information, stay connected to http://houseofblues.com/anaheim

2017 ASCAP "I CREATE MUSIC" EXPO SLATED FOR APRIL 13 - 15 AT LOEWS HOLLYWOOD HOTEL IN LOS ANGELES

ASCAP, the world leader in performing rights and advocacy for music creators, today announced that its 12th annual ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO will take place on April 13 - 15, 2017 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles. The premier conference for songwriters, composers, artists and producers in all music genres, ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO brings together aspiring and professional music creators to learn from some of the most successful and creative people in the music industry.

The ASCAP EXPO also unveiled a new logo and "Where Creators Connect" tagline, emphasizing the event's focus on networking and the songwriting community. Registration for the 2017 event opens on September 13 with a special two-day sale offering advance access to special opportunities like the EXPO One-on-One Sessions and Lunch Roundtable workshops. For more information visit http://www.ascap.com/expo.

Last year's ASCAP EXPO kicked off with an electrifying ASCAP Annual Membership Meeting featuring performances from Grammy and ASCAP Founders Award-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, chart-topping "Cheerleader" songwriter OMI and the songwriting power trio of Chris DeStefano, Brett James & Priscilla Renea (Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood's "Somethin' Bad"). Other highlights included a keynote from super-producer Timbaland, plus master sessions with today's top songwriters like Grammy-winning Rihanna ANTI co-writer James Fauntleroy; Ashley Gorley (Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley) and Greg Kurstin (Adele, Kelly Clarkson), among others. EXPO participants also heard exclusive insights and performances from Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley; songwriter and vocalist for the GRAMMY-winning group fun. Nate Ruess; musical power couple Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo; multi-platinum songwriter, solo artist and Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas and more.

Every year, ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO participants attend creative and business-focused panels, workshops, master classes, keynotes, one-on-one sessions, networking events, state-of-the-art technology demonstrations and performances. The ASCAP EXPO provides music creators with an unforgettable and authentic experience - real knowledge, tools, connections and a community of support and guidance they can't find anywhere else.

Since its inception, the event has brought together music's biggest talents and most successful industry players. Previous keynote speakers include Justin Timberlake, Tom Petty, John Mayer, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Quincy Jones, Ludacris, Carly Simon, Sara Bareilles, Lindsey Buckingham, Randy Newman, Jackson Browne, Steve Miller, Ann and Nancy Wilson (Heart), Diplo, Big Sean, Ne-Yo, Stargate, Bill Withers, Aloe Blacc, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora and Jeff Lynne.


DIANE KEATON TO RECEIVE 45TH AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

America's Highest Honor for a Career in Film to Be Presented June 8, 2017 Tribute Will Air on TNT and Turner Classic Movies. The American Film Institute (AFI) Board of Trustees announced today that legendary actress Diane Keaton will be the recipient of the 45th AFI Life Achievement Award, the highest honor for a career in film. The award will be presented to Keaton at a Gala Tribute on June 8, 2017, in Los Angeles, CA. The AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute special will return for its fifth year with Turner Broadcasting to air on TNT, followed by encore presentations on sister network Turner Classic Movies (TCM).
"Diane Keaton is one of the most beloved leading ladies of American film," said Sir Howard Stringer, Chair, AFI Board of Trustees. "Peerless in her mastery of both comedy and drama, she has won the world's heart time and again by creating characters of both great strength and vulnerability. Her career as a director and producer is even further evidence of her passion for the art form and her seemingly boundless talents. AFI is proud to present her with its 45th Life Achievement Award."
Diane Keaton — multifaceted actor, director, producer, author, real estate developer and photographer — can boast more than 60 diverse credits across five decades. Her iconic roles span the cinematic spectrum, from long-suffering mob wife Kay Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola's THE GODFATHER (1972) to the "la-di-da" heroine of Woody Allen's ANNIE HALL (1977) — a role which earned her an Academy Award® for Best Actress and turned her into a national fashion icon. Perhaps best known for her long comedic collaboration with Allen — including PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM (1972), SLEEPER (1973), LOVE AND DEATH (1975), MANHATTAN (1979) and more — she has proved herself equally adept at dramatic roles, with powerhouse performances in films such as LOOKING FOR MR. GOODBAR (1977), REDS (1981), THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL (1984) and MARVIN'S ROOM (1996). During the 1980s, Keaton turned to directing — from feature narratives and documentaries to music videos and television. A perennial box office favorite, she's maintained her popular profile with films including BABY BOOM (1987), FATHER OF THE BRIDE (1991) and FATHER OF THE BRIDE II (1995), THE FIRST WIVES CLUB (1996), SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE (2003), MORNING GLORY (2010), THE BIG WEDDING (2013), AND SO IT GOES (2014) and Pixar's FINDING DORY (2016). She will continue to grace the screen with her unique presence in the upcoming HBO miniseries THE YOUNG POPE.


Past Events


The 2017 Oscar Winners


The cast and crew of "Moonlight" accept the best picture Oscar during the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 26. The winner was initially announced as "La La Land" by presenter Faye Dunaway, but moments later it was revealed that there was a mistake and "Moonlight" had actually won.
And here are all the winners:
Best Picture: Moonlight
Best Director: Damien Chazelle (La La Land)
Best Actor: Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)
Best Actress: Emma Stone (La La Land)
Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)
Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis (Fences)
Best Original Screenplay: Manchester by the Sea
Best Adapted Screenplay: Moonlight
Best Cinematography: La La Land
Best Editing: Hacksaw Ridge
Best Production Design: La La Land
Best Costume Design: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Suicide Squad
Best Sound Mixing: Hacksaw Ridge
Best Sound Editing: Arrival
Best Original Score: La La Land
Best Original Song: "City of Stars" (La La Land)
Best Animated Feature: Zootopia
Best Documentary Feature: O.J.: Made in America
Best Documentary Short: The White Helmets
Best Animated Short: Piper
Best Live-Action Short: Sing
Best Foreign Language Film: The Salesman
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2017 GRAMMY CELEBRATION

With special performances by Gavin DeGraw, Kool & The Gang, and DJ Michelle Pesce.



THREE-TIME GRAMMY WINNER TOM PETTY HONORED AT 2017 MUSICARES® PERSON OF THE YEAR AT 27TH ANNUAL TRIBUTE

Annual Gala Benefiting the MusiCares Foundation® and its Vital Safety Net of Health and Human Services Programs for Music People will be held During GRAMMY® Week on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

Tom Petty was honored as the 2017 MusiCares® Person of the Year on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, proceeds from the 27th annual benefit gala dinner and concert will provide essential support for MusiCares, which ensures music people have a place to turn in times of financial, medical, and personal need.


DISTINCTIVE ASSETS - OFFICIAL GRAMMY PRESENTER/PERFORMER GIFT LOUNGE presented by MTG

The GRAMMY Gift Lounge was open to presenters and performers during three full days of rehearsals at STAPLES Center. This year’s gift lounge was presented by MTG and featured Japan’s leading beauty manufacturer’s newest offering: Jackson Walk Jet balance and exercise foot gear for contouring legs. Other #GRAMMYGiftLounge selections included OKAWA1536 lampshades using Portable Japanese Tea Ceremony Room woodcraft technique, MBG’s Medi LED Hydro Mist and Medi Hydro, by Gina Pure BioGen Complex Shampoo/Conditioner/Hair Spray, Blue Nun 24K Gold Sparkling Wine, Dalgomi DMASK Good Night Snail Mask + Good Night Collagen Mask + Face Up Mask, FXP Hula Hoop Fitness, Gold Leaf Gourmet five-star dessert kits, Grossé Japan award-winning costume jewelry, the latest and greatest games (including Toilet Trouble) from Hasbro Gaming, designer sunglasses from Marchon, Oomi Smart Home Kits, Oxygenetix Breathable Foundation and Oxygenated Moisturizer, The Lauren Ashtyn Collection Volume Extension Hair Topper & Crown Extensions, Trespass performance-based casual wear, his & her set of Trtl Travel Pillows, Tunka Art original art, UniversiTee Box care packages, and assorted gifts from truth (in partnership with Cotopaxi) to inspire individuals to join the movement to end smoking for good. Distinctive Assets was once again joined by seasoned event producer Pam Morrison who oversees all elements of lounge design and set up; décor and creative vision provided by The Rey3 Collection (along with fabulous mohair pillows and custom furniture design services). Turntable Junkies’ DJ Spark was on site spinning tracks and gifting her incomparable She-J services for guests’ private parties.

Talent also walked away with a preassembled GRAMMY Gift Bag which represented a diverse portfolio of brands ranging from fun to functional. The #GRAMMYGiftBag included items from American Heart Association - CPR Anytime, Bangarang, BeBibs, Betty Jane Candies, Blue Diamond Almonds, Bright Midnight, ChapStick, Chubby Chipmunk Hand-Dipped Chocolates, Crayola, Crystal Hills Organics, Curlee Girlee, D’Amore’s Famous Pizza, Golden Door, Green Gorilla, Healing Saint, Hercules Beard Co., Hydroxycut Platinum, In Season Beauty, i-water, Lady Amber’s Reviews, Medice, Mood & Co., MuscleTech Nitro-Tech Crunch Bars, Music Connection, Namira Monaco, Nike, Old Spice, Park and Buzz, People Magazine, PHIZZ, PonyDry, Reloved, Rest-Rite Sleep Positioner, Revision Skincare, Slimware, Splitting the Arrow, SweetCheeks, True Brit London and Woosh Beauty. Guests attending the official GRAMMY Celebration® will took home a sporty-themed goodie bag that includes Blue Diamond Almonds, MuscleTech Nitro-Tech Crunch Bars, ChapStick, Soylent Nutritional Drink, and specialty golf + tennis accessories.


OFFICIAL PRESENTER/PERFORMER GIFT SELECTION


JACKSON WALK JET by MTG

Balance and exercise foot gear for contouring legs co-developed by YUMIKO SUMIDA JACKSON, a former dancer with Michael Jackson.
www.mtg.gr.jp/en/
OKAWA1536

Lampshade by Okawa Craftsman (using Portable Japanese Tea Ceremony Room woodcraft technique).
www.okawa1536.com
MBG

Medi LED Hydro Mist for improved vocal cord management and skin regeneration. Medi Hydro for anti-aging, antioxidant boosting, fatigue elimination and fat burning.
www.mbg-world.com/english
BY GINA
Pure BioGen Complex Shampoo, Conditioner and Clutch Hair Spray. Pure BioGen Complex contains biotin, collagen, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, peptides and natural botanicals that are infused into a rich volumizing shampoo, conditioner and hair spray designed to create the appearance of fuller, thicker and healthier hair.
www.by-gina.com
BLUE NUN 24K GOLD COLLECTION

High quality Sparkling Wine with 24K gold flakes. Slightly sweet & very refreshing.
www.bluenunworld.com
DALGOMI

DMASK products are formulated with most effective ingredients to provide the best possible solution for skin problems. Gift set includes: DMASK Good Night Gold Snail Mask, DMASK Good Night Collagen Wrapping Mask and DMASK Face Up Mask.
www.dalgomi.co.kr
FXP HULA HOOP FITNESS

FXP Hula Hoop® Fitness is a Fun & Effective Cardio HIIT workout program inspired by Pilates, Barre, Yoga, and utilizing a specially designed, portable Hula Hoop! Just named “Fitness Program of the Year 2016” by the SCW Fitness Association! Package Includes: FXP Hula Hoop - Portable Hula Hoop specially designed for fitness, Hula Hoop Fitness DVDs, FXP Exercise Mat and Personal Training Sessions from a Certified FXP Master Trainer (available in 6 Major cities: Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Nashville, Atlanta, & Chicago).
www.fxpfitness.com
GOLD LEAF GOURMET

Elegant gourmet dessert kits to create beautiful 5-star desserts.
www.goldleafgourmet.com
GROSSE JAPAN

Award-winning costume jewelry.
www.grosse.jp
HASBRO GAMING

Hasbro’s hilarious TOILET TROUBLE game (ages 4+) creates instant laughter as the family gathers around – and waits to get sprayed by – the plastic throne! The last player to avoid the surprise toilet spray wins! Our latest and greatest games include the Fantastic Gymnastics game, the Speak Out: Kids vs. Parents Edition game, and the Monopoly Token Madness Edition game.
www.hasbrogaming.com
MARCHON
Designer eyewear. Marchon’s portfolio of winning brands includes a wide array of prestigious fashion and sport labels that generate over 16 million frames sold annually.
www.marchon.com
OOMI
Oomi turns your ordinary home into an intelligent smart home. Check-in on loved ones from anywhere in the world or have your lights turn on when you get home. Oomi is as simple as a handshake so anyone will feel comfortable setting up their new smart home. The starter kit retails for $599 and includes Oomi Cube, Oomi Touch, Oomi Dock, two Oomi bulbs and one Oomi Plug.
www.oomi.com
OXYGENETIX

A 10-year supply of revolutionary Oxygenating Foundation (breathable formula that promotes healing and provides complete coverage) and Oxygenating Moisturizer.
www.oxygenetix.com
THE REY3 COLLECTION
Limited edition luxury accent pillow along with gift certificate for custom furniture design services for the most beautiful furniture in the world.
www.rey3designcollection.com
THE LAUREN ASHTYN COLLECTION

The Lauren Ashtyn Collection Volume Extension Hair Topper & Crown Extensions.
www.thelaurenashtyncollection.com
TRESPASS PERFORMANCE CLOTHING

Warm and stylish activity-based gear from the Trespass DLX Collection. Trespass offers performance-focused casual wear and outdoor clothing.
www.trespass.com
TRUTH
truth, in partnership with Cotopaxi, is offering a shirt, duffle and water bottle to inspire individuals to join the movement to end smoking for good. truth is one of largest and most successful youth smoking prevention campaigns in history.  The campaign exposes the tactics of the tobacco industry, the truth about addiction and the health effects and social consequences of smoking.
www.thetruth.com
TURNTABLE JUNKIES by DJ SPARK
2 complimentary hours of DJ Service by DJ Spark.
www.turntablejunkies.com
TRTL TRAVEL PILLOW
The very latest in Scientifically Proven Support, Trtl Travel Pillow combines super soft, hypo-allergenic fleece with a hidden internal neck support to hold your head and neck in the best position for sleeping! No need to lean on your friend anymore now you have a His and Her set of Trtl Travel Pillows.
www.trtltravel.com
TUNKA ART

Print of Original Art work from the Tunka Immersive collection. Each piece of original art is accompanied by a bespoke musical composition to reflect the artwork in sound.
www.tunka-art.com
UNIVERSITEE BOX
We are a college and high school subscription-based care package company focused on empowering girls through experiences every month.
www.universiteebox.com
BANGARANG
The Positive Cube is a handmade wooden box filled with 199 cards of positive actions and quotes. For every Positive Cube purchased, a donation is made to a charity or a cause.
www.gobangarang.com
BEBIBS
BeBibs is a line of fashionable clothing protection that safeguards clothing from accidental drips and spills from eating and applying make-up. They are made of lightweight, machine washable fabric that drapes nicely over clothing and are worn around the neck with an easy slip on and off necklace.
www.bebibs.com
BETTY JANE CANDIES
Gremlin Snackers: Select Topper Pecans and our famous caramel covered in milk chocolate. Betty’s Bites: Pretzel crisps paired with our famous caramel, covered in milk chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt.
www.bettyjanecandies.com
BLUE DIAMOND ALMONDS
6oz Can of Almonds. Flavors: Wasabi & Soy Sauce, Low Sodium, Honey Roasted & Sriracha.
www.bluediamond.com
BRIGHT MIDNIGHT
A rock & roll thriller by Chris Formant.
www.chrisformant.com
CHAPSTICK
New ChapStick® Total Hydration Moisture + Tint is the first-ever tinted lip balm from the experts in lip care. This tinted moisturizer features a formula with 100% naturally sourced ingredients that deliver long lasting moisture, plus a hint of alluring color specifically formulated to enhance the lips’ natural color. The Total Hydration Moisture + Tint formula is comprised of premium ingredients, including Rosehip Oil, Jojoba Oil and Avocado Butter, and is available in three shades – Rose Petal, Coral Blush and Merlot.
www.shopchapstick.com
CHUBBY CHIPMUNK HAND-DIPPED CHOCOLATES
We are excited to share some of the exquisite Fortunato #4 Nacional chocolate (just rediscovered in Peru and thought to be extinct for 100 years) for you to taste and experience “the Rarest Chocolate in the World.”
www.chubbychipmunk.com
CPR ANYTIME
CPR Anytime® allows anyone to learn the core skills of adult Hands-Only CPR in just 20 minutes using their own personal kit. The program also includes other lifesaving techniques such as child CPR, choking relief and AED awareness. This kit from the American Heart Association is designed to be shared among close family and friends.
www.heart.org/cpranytime
CRAYOLA
Customized 64 count box of Crayola My Way crayons containing favorite colors. Personalized box with a name and photo, this one made special just for the GRAMMYs.
www.crayola.com/myway
CRYSTAL HILLS ORGANICS
Crystal Hills Organics has started a hot new trend in beauty with their luxurious body care products that incorporate exquisite flowers, beneficial herbs, and healing crystals. Pure opulence.
www.crystalhills.com
CURLEE GIRLEE
Children’s book, empowering young girls to love all their unique features.
www.curleegirlee.com
D’AMORE’S FAMOUS PIZZA
America’s Healthiest and #1 Rated Pizza.
www.damorespizza.com
GOLDEN DOOR A week of total mind, body and spirit renewal at the world’s #1 destination spa. Golden Door gives 100% of its net profits to end child abuse and transform young lives.
www.goldendoor.com
GREEN GORILLA
Green Gorilla offers the world’s finest CBD products. Our “Hemp & Olive” CBD Oil is USDA certified organic and formulated with high polyphenol extra virgin Olive oil and hemp extracted pure Cannabidiol. Hemp & Olive CBD Oil is a sublingual and suggested for oral use.
www.ilovegreengorilla.com
HEALING SAINT by DR. JANE 360
A year’s supply of Healing Saint Luminosity Skin Serum which uses polypeptide complex and natural botanical extracts to gently and effectively reduce the appearance of fine lines, fade age spots, minimize uneven tones and increase luminosity. Bonus Gift: Healing Saint Hair Follicle Stimulant which replaces what has been lost due to aging and replenishes the essential growth factors, preventing further hair loss.
www.drjane360.com
HERCULES BEARD CO.
Hercules Beard Co. brings the power of natural ingredients to men's grooming with hair and skin care that is 100% chemical-free and botanical-based. Our Shave Oil is a soothing and moisturizing formula of avocado oil, coconut oil, shea butter, and colloidal oatmeal, plus pomegranate seed oil and vitamin E that infuse your skin with antioxidants.
www.herculesbeardco.com
HYDROXYCUT PLATINUM
This premium 5-in-1 formula combines high performance weight loss plus essential vitamins & minerals, active probiotics and antioxidants in a state of the art formula.
www.hydroxycut.com
IN SEASON BEAUTY
Mini Gift Set of our Fall/Winter collection. All products are Natural, Vegan and Hemp infused to promote healing and wellness naturally.
www.inseasonbeauty.com
I-WATER
i-water's origins are from Korea, long known as the land of natural beauty and rich mineral waters. The product reflects the beauty of science and nature, combining a proprietary blend of minerals, alkali, and oxygenated regenerated water to create the anti-aging, anti-inflammation, and anti-oxidant benefits. Not available in any other product, the PH technology is so advanced that it slows aging, reduces skin problems/acne, and helps weight loss. i-water launches in the U.S. this spring with topaz pink packaging as well as a chic black, aqua blue, and herb green (each will benefit a different charity).
www.iwaterco.com
LADY AMBER’S REVIEWS
An assortment of 5 books: Garden of Her Heart by Shanna Hatfield, Frenzy by Casey L Bond, Sexiest Man Alive by M Clarke, Crane by Stacey Rourke, and Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things by Martins McAtee.
www.ladyambersreviews.com
MEDICE
Amazing Medice Foot Cream helps make heels smooth and crack free.
www.medicehealth.com
MOOD & CO. CANDLE OF THE YEAR
Mood & Co. Soy Candle with hints of Emerald Sea, Sandal Wood and Hugo.
www.moodandco.com
MUSCLETECH NITRO-TECH CRUNCH
NITRO-TECH® CRUNCH bars are a gourmet, high-performance protein energy bar from MuscleTech®. Featuring 22g of high-quality protein, 5g of fiber and gluten free, these bars offer guilty indulgence without the guilt and truly are the superior protein bar – more protein, fewer carbs and better taste!
www.muscletech.com
MUSIC CONNECTION
80-page music trade magazine.
www.musicconnection.com
NAMIRA MONACO
Pole Star Pin is crafted with precision to make a fine jewelry collectible, inspired by the stars.
www.namira.mc
NIKE
Nike Equality T-Shirt.
www.nike.com
OLD SPICE
New Hydro Wash body wash and Odor Blocker anti-perspirant/deodorant in Steel Courage scent.
www.oldspice.com
PARK AND BUZZ
A pair of handmade studs made with quality materials such as sterling silver and crystal.
www.parkandbuzz.com
PEOPLE YEARBOOK
Annual year-in-review collector’s edition.
www.people.com
PHIZZ
PHIZZ is a Swiss made effervescent tablet. Combining a rehydration formula with a mix of essential vitamins and minerals, PHIZZ helps you travel fresh and play hard.
www.phizz.com
PONYDRY
PonyDry is the first product designed to allow moms with long hair to wash only the part of their hair that really matters - the roots - while keeping their ends dry, and maintaining their style.
www.ponydry.com
RELOVED
Reloved Vintage Paint Creative Soul Project Kit.
www.reloved.com
REST-RITE SLEEP POSITIONER
Rest-Rite Sleep Positioner literally saves relationships! Instead of pushing your partner over all night because of snoring, you can just pick one up from your bedside table and pop it on his back or shirt with its medical grade adhesive … within seconds you have solved the problem. Now when your partner tries to roll onto his back, this positioner will give a gentle nudge to go back to his side without even waking him up!
www.restrite.com
REVISION SKINCARE
New Revox 7 peptide-rich serum softens the appearance of 7 types of facial expression lines. Contains 7 peptides, including two award-winning peptides.
www.revisionskincare.com
SLIMWARE
Chic plates with portion control disguised in the design.
www.slimware.com
SPLITTING THE ARROW
The book that brings out your inner smile.
www,premrawat-japan.com/en/
SWEETCHEEKS CELLULITE MASSAGE MATS
Sit on your SweetCheeks for a daily 30-minute massage to increase circulation and reduce the appearance of cellulite. Just sit again every day to maintain your results. Nothing to plug in – powered by you.
www.sweetcheekproducts.com
TRUE BRIT LONDON A born & bred British nail brand – the exclusive gift set includes two signature nail polish shades in ‘Rule Britannia’ and ‘Heirloom.’
www.truebritlondon.com
WOOSH BEAUTY When it comes to beauty, Woosh® is all about helping you get it on, literally! With a full line of innovative items (from a stamp-on eye brush to spin-on lip gloss and more) Woosh Beauty is focused on application. We're dedicated to making makeup smarter, faster, and more convenient without ever compromising on quality, because results matter most. GRAMMY talent to receive the Woosh Beauty Expert Eye Kit, Flex and Curl Mascara with Lash Shield, and Spin-On Lip Gloss Duo.
www.wooshbeauty.com



The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Winners


The 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards took place Sunday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, honoring the year's best acting performance in both film and television.
Motion Picture Awards
Outstanding performance by an actor in a leading role - Denzel Washington - "Fences"
Outstanding performance by an actress in a leading role - Emma Stone - "La La Land"
Outstanding performance by a male actor in a supporting role - Mahershala Ali - "Moonlight"
Outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role - Viola Davis - "Fences"
Outstanding performance by a cast in a theatrical motion picture - "Hidden Figures"
Outstanding action performance by a stunt ensemble in a motion picture - "Hacksaw Ridge"
Television Awards
Outstanding performance by a male actor in a television movie or miniseries - Bryan Cranston - "All the Way"
Outstanding performance by a female actor in a television movie or miniseries - Sarah Paulson - "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story"
Outstanding performance by a male actor in a drama series - John Lithgow - "The Crown"
Outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series - Claire Foy - "The Crown"
Outstanding performance by a male actor in a comedy series - William H. Macy - "Shameless"
Outstanding performance by a female actor in a comedy series - Julia Louis-Dreyfus - "Veep"
Outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series - "Stranger Things"
Outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series - "Orange is the New Black"
Outstanding action performance by a stunt ensemble in a television series - "Game of Thrones"
Lifetime Achievement Award - Lily Tomlin
For more info visit www.www.sagawards.org/



The Hub at Park City Live


As the Sundance Film Festival kicked off this weekend, The Hub at Park City Live was the buzz throughout Main Street. On Saturday, Chelsea Handler, Charlize Theron, and Mary McCormack stepped out of the snow and into The Hub after leading the Women’s March on Main Street. The trio of actresses have become the face of the movement in Park City taking the conversation beyond Saturday's march and into the Marie Claire Studio and 4kUltra HD Showcase. Handler, Theron and McCormack spent quite some time at the lounge presented by the Consumer Technology Association, speaking about the progression of human rights and how each person can make a change by calling their senators every day to demand attention on their initiatives.

Other Hollywood elite, dropped in and out of The Hub on Friday and Saturday to escape the snowy bustle on Main Street and speak further about this weekend’s current news topics. Aisha Tyler was spotted at The Hub sipping Tanqueray No. Ten Gin & Juice cocktails after talking to friends about the excitement from the march down Main Street. Making her directorial debut this festival season, Annabelle Dexter-Jonesgrabbed some athletic gear for the march from 361 USA and even snagged a pair of Sensation 2 running shoes. Band Aid actress Zoe Lister Jones was also talking about other popular political issues as she was seen at the Cool Effects booth discussing the importance on raising awareness for climate change.

Big Bang Theory actress, Kate Micucci, checked out the new 4kUltra HD Showcased presented by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and was overheard explaining to friends the drastic image and motion quality improvement in videos that are not shot on 4K. Teresa Palmer and co-star Max Riemeltspoke about their newest movie, Berlin Syndrome at the Marie Claire Studio Saturday afternoon. Emmanuelle Chriqui relaxed with friends and sipped on coffee sweetened with the new SPLENDA® Naturals Stevia Sweetener to avoid the cold snowy day at the SPLENDA Naturals onsite café. Singer,Bebe Rexha, noshed on pita and hummus at the Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers Pop Up Restaurant before heading over to the What’s Trending Studio and musical.ly lounge to interact with her fans. The Live Lounge presented by Movie Pilot and Twitter, was quite literally a hotspot where former Miss USA Olivia Culpo stopped to do a live chat! Also a fan of the Live Lounge was Hollywood Hunk and Social Media star Brock O'Hurn who sat down for a live chat with his fans for over an hour.


AT&T to Sponsor Village at the Lift for Annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City Main Street’s Lift Redesigned as the Ultimate Insider’s Destination

AT&T is the official Multichannel Video Programming Distributor sponsor of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. AT&T is all about connecting people with their passions from arts and entertainment to building communities. These values are also what make the Sundance Film Festival the largest independent film festival in the United States. To share this passion with Sundance attendees, AT&T had 4 unique spaces at the renowned Village at the Lift from Jan. 20-22. The attractions showcased DIRECTV in the Cabin, AUDIENCE in the Café, Jeff Vespa’s WireImage Studio presented by DIRECTV, and DIRECTV NOW.

Village at the Lift offered guests an escape from the cold with seasonal beverages and light fare from notable Japanese restaurant Nobu. They enjoyed high-speed Wi-Fi and access to the DIRECTV app and content through tablets, phones and TVs throughout the space.


This year’s festival offered AT&T more ways to grow its entertainment lineup. Since 2012, DIRECTV has been co-financing films for its VOD/PPV platform and Sundance offered an opportunity to discover new content and meet up-and-coming creators. DIRECTV is very active in selecting films with its partners at Sundance and looks forward to hosting filmmakers, talent and consumers at The Lift.


ChefDance 2017


The highly acclaimed dinner series ChefDance returns to the Sundance Film Festival for its 14th year of culinary celebration, announcing GiftedTaste and Sysco as partners for 2016 and Operation Smile as the official Charity. ChefDance brings the country’s finest chefs together with the festival’s hottest actors, hosting lavish luncheons and nightly dinners paired with specialty cocktails.

The Sundance Film Festival takes place every year in Park City, Utah. The festival has grown to become one of the world’s most premiere and prestigious film festivals and has emerged as a focal point for the entertainment industry and film enthusiasts from around the globe. Last year’s festival attracted over 70,000 people and reached millions worldwide through extensive media coverage.

The first inaugural ChefDance event was developed to coincide with the film festival, providing the perfect marriage of fine food and film. ChefDance events are held in the Memorial Building located at 427 Main Street in Park City. ChefDance invites great guests, companies, and chefs to celebrate food, culture and film enthusiasts in an exclusive setting that promises great experiences, great connections, and unforgettably great moments. A ChefDance invitation has become the most coveted ticket of the festival.
Each evening, a world-renowned celebrity chef will create a gourmet menu for a diverse group of guests, which include the cast and crews of the festival’s top films. The 2016 Chef roster is as robust as ever, including Chef Cat Cora (Fox’s My Kitchen Rules), Chef Shawn McClain (James Beard Award Recipient),Chef Brian Malarkey (Herringbone, San Diego), and Chef Edward Lee (610 Magnolia, Kentucky) Guest’s will be treated to Voss water, bottled at an artesian source in southern Norway producing a naturally pure water and nightly dinners will feature Four Daughters prestigiouswine. As dinner winds down each night, Guests can mix, mingle and dance at a series of film after-parties with live DJ talent, special performances and favorite spinsters from the night lifescene.
ChefDance founders, LA couple Kenny Griswold and Mimi Kim, created the first inaugural ChefDance in 2004 to provide the perfect marriage of fine food and film.
For more information on ChefDance, sponsors, and participants please visit:www.chefdance.com


LA ART SHOW 2017 OPENING NIGHT PREMIERE HOSTED BY EMMA ROBERTS TOOK PLACE LAST NIGHT, JANUARY 11, 2017 AT THE LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER


Host Emma Roberts spoke heartwarmingly from the stage during the presentation by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the beneficiary of LA Art Show Opening Night Premiere. The evening began with an exclusive collectors' preview followed by the opening bash, which featured performance works by Carlos Martiel, Eugenia Vargas Pereira, Raphael Montañez Ortiz, Melanie Pullen, and Narcissister.




74th Golden Globe Awards

The 74th Golden Globe Awards honored the best in film and American television of 2016 and was broadcast live on January 8, 2017 from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California by NBC. The ceremony was produced by Dick Clark Productions in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
La La Land won all seven awards for which it had been nominated, becoming the most successful film in Golden Globe Awards history and seventh overall to win each award, including Best Director, Best Screenplay for Damien Chazelle and Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy. The only other film to win more than one award was Elle, which won both the awards for which it had been nominated. The Night Manager, Atlanta, The Crown and The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story were among the television shows that received multiple awards.
For a full list of all the winners visit www.goldenglobes.com/winners-nominees


TOM HOLLAND, STAR OF SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, PARTICIPATES IN THE CES 2017 DELL EXPERIENCE AND PRESS CONFERENCE

At CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Dell kicked off a year-long global partnership with Spider-Man: Homecoming, with Tom Holland, star of the film, speaking at the Dell press conference. Tom introduced two new products, which will appear in the film, including the new XPS 13 2-in-1, the smallest 13 inch 2-in-1, and the new Inspiron 15 Gaming, Dell’s most powerful Inspiron laptop ready to game out of the box.
During Dell’s activations at CES, unreleased footage for the new Spider-Man: Homecoming was shown and CES attendees took pictures with the original Spider-Man suite worn by Tom Holland in the film.
Dell’s new campaign, “Don’t just play. Game,” demonstrates their passion and ongoing commitment to creating great experiences for gamers across their Alienware and new Inspiron gaming brands.


2017 AT&T Developer Summit

The AT&T Developer Program took place January 3-4, 2017, at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 2017 Developer Summit included networking events, exhibits, conferences, hackathon, a VR/AR challenge, expo pub crawl, new surprises, a celebrity speaker, and live entertainment by Blink-182.
A special appearance by Joseph Gordon-Levitt took place Wednesday, January 4. Founder of hitRECord, discussing technology and the wonders of distributing and disseminating art to the public through the net, “The difference between a crowd and a Community”. Gordon-Levitt informs, inspires and interacts with the audience.






"The Power of Hidden Figures" Keynote at the 2017 CES

Actress Octavia Spencer and "Hidden Figures" Director Ted Melfi spoke during the Super Session "The Power of Hidden Figures" with a group of diverse role models within the STEM field. Brought by IBM and hosted by Soledad O'Brian at the 2017 CES in Las Vegas.