|Photo Coverage: Stars Come Out for amfAR Cinema Against AIDS 2014 Gala at Cannes|
by - May 24, 2014
The 21st annual Cinema Against AIDS at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, France, May 22, raised a record $35 million for amfAR. The star-studded black-tie event was presented by Worldview Entertainment, Bold Films, and BVLGARI.
amfAR Fundraising Chairman Sharon Stone and longtime amfAR supporter Harvey Weinstein helped to lead the legendary live auction, along with the evening's official auctioneer, Simon de Pury. A highlight was the sale of a gilded woolly mammoth skeleton in a colossal steel and glass vitrine, created by renowned artist Damien Hirst. Titled Gone but not Forgotten, the three-meter tall Mammuthus Primigenius, which became extinct over 10,000 years ago, fetched a record $15 million. This was the highest grossing lot in amfAR's history.
The evening also featured a stunning all-red fashion show curated by Carine Roitfeld, and outstanding performances by Robin Thicke, Lana Del Rey, Aloe Blacc, and Andrea Bocelli.
|Brooklyn Haley is the New Face of Jovani Fashions|
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014
New York-based fashion house, Jovani Fashions, named recording artist Brooklyn Haley as an official spokesperson for the brand. The announcement comes on the heels of Haley's recent appearance at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, which gained her much praise from fashion critics and 'Best Dressed' picks by media outlets including E!, and CNN. (more...)
|Celebrity Colorist Michael Boychuck Launches Innovative Online Hair Academy|
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014
After one year of preparation, Michael Boychuck has officially launched the much-anticipated Michael Boychuck Online Hair Academy (http://onlinehaircourses.com/), an online institute specializing in styling, coloring, haircuts, highlights and extensions for prospective hairstylists and hair enthusiasts. (more...)
|Dr. Christmas, Designer to the Stars, Returns to The Hollywood Museum thru Jan 5|
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2013
Hollywood, CA -- The Hollywood Museum, the official museum of Hollywood located in the Historic Max Factor Building, rings in the holidays with 'Lights, Camera, 'Holly'- wood,' a unique tribute to the holidays - Hollywood Style. The holiday trees and extensive tinsel town decor are created by Dr. Christmas (Bob Pranga and Debi Staron), known as the celebrity holiday and special event designers to the stars. The exhibit will be on display through January 5, 2014. (more...)
|Wisconsin Author Releases New Psychological Thriller Novel – 'Psychiatryst'|
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2013
Denver, Colorado is about to go full swing into its tourist season when body parts begin to surface in a residential neighborhood. Sonny Thompson is the lead investigator, but with few clues to help him. Then, a murder not far from the same neighborhood and with similarly grisly details. Now, everything he presumed about the first crime is in question. When he returns to the crime scene looking for the one elusive clue that will break the case open, he finds the notable psychiatrist Dr. Laura Hartwig. Why is she there? What is she after? Dr. Hartwig is holding plenty of secrets. She's heard the confessions, she knows details she shouldn't, but her involvement could expose her own deepest darkest secret. She is torn between right and wrong, but when push comes to shove, Dr. Hartwig will do whatever it takes to protect what's closest to her heart.
"Psychiatryst" is available in both print and ebook format.
Author: B. Michael Fett
Published: September 2013
Genre: Thriller, Suspense
About The Author:
B. Michael Fett was born in Longmont, Colorado. He was raised in Camanche, Iowa and graduated from Camanche High School in 1985. Upon graduating, he joined the United States Marine Corps and became a helicopter mechanic eventually assigned to HMX-1, the Presidential Support Squadron. Earning an Honorable Discharge, he was released from active duty in 1992. B. Michael Fett was involved in the sport of bodybuilding at a very early age claiming to have received his first weight set in the third grade! He began to compete as a teenager finally winning his division at the Mr. Teenage Iowa in 1985. He went on to compete for the Marine Corps winning his division at the Armed Forces Championships in 1991. Fett continued to compete after his release from active duty earning the title of two-time nationally qualified, but was forced into early retirement after back to back knee surgeries. He began his aviation career outside of the military as a mechanic for a major airline based in Washington D.C. He soon realized that this wasn't the career he wanted so in 1999, he obtained his private pilot license and began the long road to becoming a commercial airline pilot.
Fett was left homeless and financially destitute after the terror attacks of September 11th, 2001. His story of perseverance and determination to get his life back together was detailed in his critically acclaimed bio titled Beautiful Hardship, My Story. Today, he is an accomplished airline pilot and has piloted some of the world's most notable celebrities from Paris Hilton and Dave Chappelle to Condoleeza Rice and Danny Devito. Mr. Fett presently lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and works for a major airline based out of Chicago, Illinois. (more...)
|BiteSizeTV Debuts New Studio and Website Live from Hollywood|
by TV News Desk - Nov 04, 2013
The Internet has a new entertainment network, fresh and live from the heart of Hollywood… BiteSizeTV. Ron Bloom's BiteSizeTV today launched the PUBLIC BETA of its much anticipated BiteSizeTV.com (www.bitesizetv.com), a new fully integrated Online Entertainment Network– a first-of-its-kind online, multi-network, multi-channel destination delivering fresh, unscripted daily programming across six networks, and broadcasting live 24/7 from the brand new BiteSize Studios on Hollywood Blvd., in the heart of Hollywood. (more...)
|Dress up in Like a Celebrity with Jovani|
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013
One thing nearly every girl has in common is a love of dressing up. Teens, twenty-somethings and ladies of every age no doubt remember raiding their mom's closet for the most glittering beads, the tallest heels and the most dazzling dresses. That's why the opportunity to show off in the most fashionable homecoming, wedding or prom dresses is so important to a girl. Whether she prefers short homecoming dresses or flowing, elegant ball gowns, every lady gets the chance to let their creativity run wild, and look incredible doing it! This Halloween, whether they choose to dress to conjure up scares or smiles, fashion-forward ladies love to turn heads in their most creative costumes and in many cases, the centerpiece of these outfits are the stunning couture dresses from Jovani. (more...)
|The Kitchen Presents Neal Medlyn's KING, Now thru 10/26|
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013
The Kitchen welcomes back Neal Medlyn for the world premiere of King, the seventh and final work in his series of performance pieces built around pop stars. With King, Medlyn turns his attention to the pop star par excellence: Michael Jackson. (more...)
|The Kitchen Welcomes Back Neal Medlyn for KING World Premiere, Now thru 10/26|
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013
The Kitchen welcomes back Neal Medlyn for the world premiere of King, the seventh and final work in his series of performance pieces built around pop stars. With King, Medlyn turns his attention to the pop star par excellence: Michael Jackson. King will contain radical reinterpretations of famous Michael Jackson songs, outside text (from Maxim Gorky's My Childhood, among other sources), some of Medlyn's personal biography and various elements of show business. (more...)
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