Donna Murphy & Edwina Sandys Honored with 2019 Urban Stages Lifetime Achievement AwardsDonna Murphy & Edwina Sandys Honored with 2019 Urban Stages Lifetime Achievement Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Urban Stages' Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill will celebrate 35 years of acclaimed Off-Broadway plays/musicals and art programming at The Central Park Boathouse on Monday, May 15 at 6:30 pm. (more...)

Gold Coast Int'l. Film Fest Offers Free Screening Of Oscar-Nominated Short Films To Affected Federal WorkersGold Coast Int'l. Film Fest Offers Free Screening Of Oscar-Nominated Short Films To Affected Federal Workers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2019

The Gold Coast International Film Festival is offering a respite for federal workers impacted by the prolonged partial government shutdown; free screenings of Oscar-nominated short films in advance of this year's Academy Awards. The screenings, which are open to the general public, will take place on Sunday, February 10 at 6 p.m. in Port Washington, and Wednesday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Great Neck. A select number of tickets will be set aside at each screening for the government workers. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Film & Television Legend Robert Wagner Honored at Gold Coast Arts Center/FIlm Festival GalaPhoto Coverage: Film & Television Legend Robert Wagner Honored at Gold Coast Arts Center/FIlm Festival Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 27, 2018

The stars shone over the Gold Coast Arts Center in Great Neck, Long Island recently as film and television star Robert Wagner came to receive the second annual Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award in recognition of his long, illustrious career that began in 1950 with his film debut in The Happy Years. The occasion also helped raise funds for the nonprofit Arts center and its Gold Coast International Film Festival, which starts on Friday, November 2, 2018 on the storied Gold Coast of Nassau County's North Shore, once home to entertainment legends including W. C. Fields, Paulette Goddard, Oscar Hammerstein, Alan King, Francis Ford Coppola, George Segal, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. (more...)

Hollywood Star Robert Wagner to Receive Second Gold Coast Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era AwardHollywood Star Robert Wagner to Receive Second Gold Coast Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Robert Wagner, the handsome and debonair actor and one of the most popular and successful stars in the entertainment industry, has been named to be the recipient of the Gold Coast International Film Festival's second annual Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award. Regina Gil, founder and executive director of the Gold Coast Arts Center and its Gold Coast International Film Festival, announced the selection along with members of an advisory board that included such noted celebrities as Joel Grey, Larry King, Richard Thomas, Edwina Sandys, Mrs. Anthony Katherine Quinn, Tippi Hedren, Greg Mullavey, Carole Shelley, Angie Dickinson, Diane Baker, Stefanie Powers and Constance Towers Gavin. (more...)

Hollywood Star Robert Wagner to Receive Second Gold Coast International Film Festival's 'Golden Era Award'Hollywood Star Robert Wagner to Receive Second Gold Coast International Film Festival's 'Golden Era Award'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Robert Wagner, the handsome and debonair actor and one of the most popular and successful stars in the entertainment industry, has been named to be the recipient of the Gold Coast International Film Festival's second annual Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award. Regina Gil, founder and executive director of the Gold Coast Arts Center and its Gold Coast International Film Festival, announced the selection along with members of an advisory board that included such noted celebrities as Joel Grey, Larry King, Richard Thomas, Edwina Sandys, Mrs. Anthony Katherine Quinn, Tippi Hedren, Greg Mullavey, Carole Shelley, Angie Dickinson, Diane Baker, Stefanie Powers and Constance Towers Gavin. (more...)

Joel Grey Joins Gold Coast International Film Festival's 'Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award' Advisory BoardJoel Grey Joins Gold Coast International Film Festival's 'Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award' Advisory Board
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Award-winning actor, singer, and dancer, Joel Grey, has been named to a star-studded advisory board to nominate the recipient of the Gold Coast International Film Festival's second annual Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award. Regina Gil, founder and executive director of the Gold Coast Arts Center] and its Gold Coast International Film Festival, announced Grey's appointment to the board which includes such luminaries as Larry King, Richard Thomas, Edwina Sandys, Katherine Quinn, Tippi Hedren, Greg Mullavey, and Carole Shelley. (more...)

Joel Grey Joins Gold Coast International Film Festival's Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award Advisory BoardJoel Grey Joins Gold Coast International Film Festival's Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award Advisory Board
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

Award-winning actor, singer, and dancer, Joel Grey, has been named to a star-studded advisory board to nominate the recipient of the Gold Coast International Film Festival's second annual Burton Moss Hollywood Golden Era Award. Regina Gil, founder and executive director of the Gold Coast Arts Center] and its Gold Coast International Film Festival, announced Grey's appointment to the board which includes such luminaries as Larry King, Richard Thomas, Edwina Sandys, Katherine Quinn, Tippi Hedren, Greg Mullavey, and Carole Shelley. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Joel Grey, Haley Swindal, Princess Yasmin Aga Khan Honor Rita Hayworth at Gold Coast International Film FestivalPhoto Coverage: Joel Grey, Haley Swindal, Princess Yasmin Aga Khan Honor Rita Hayworth at Gold Coast International Film Festival
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 26, 2017

Last night in the beautiful Soho loft of internationally renowned artist/sculptor Edwina Sandys, granddaughter of Winston Churchill, the Gold Coast Arts Center and International Film Festival payed tribute to Rita Hayworth the iconic Hollywood film star. (more...)

Photo Flash: 2017 Urban Stages' Lifetime Achievement Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Urban Stages' Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill presented the 2017 Urban Stages' Lifetime Achievement Award to Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-winning legendary set and costume designer Tony Walton.  The celebrated Broadway, TV and film star,  Melissa Errico, ("Billions", My Fair Lady, High Society, Encores' Do I Hear a Waltz?), presented the award to her mentor and close friend, Tony Waltonat the annual benefit at the Boathouse in Central Park.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Princess Yasmin Aga Khan & Carleton Varney Host Rita Hayworth Luncheon for The Alzheimer's Association
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

The Alzheimer's Association, the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research, was the beneficiary of the third annual Rita Hayworth Luncheon held on March 10 at The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Gold Coast International Film Festival Sets 2016 Dates, Submission Deadlines
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The Gold Coast International Film Festival (GCIFF) returns this Fall with the 6th anniversary of its star-studded festival. From November 10 – 15, 2016 the Festival will once again celebrate the films and filmmakers who capture our imaginations on the big screen. At GCIFF “Everyone Is Invited” to enjoy the very best in major and independent releases, filmmaker conversations, parties, awards, and glamour.    (more...)

Gold Coast International Film Festival Announces 2016 Dates and Film Submission Deadlines
by Movies News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The Gold Coast International Film Festival (GCIFF) returns this Fall with the 6th anniversary of its star-studded festival. From November 10 - 15, 2016 the Festival will once again celebrate the films and filmmakers who capture our imaginations on the big screen. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside The 2015 Gold Coast International Film Festival Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 29, 2015

Last night in a Long Island star studded event The Gold Coast International Film Festival and Arts Center held it's 2015 Gala at the Tilles Center. The Gold Coast Arts Center's honorees this year were, Vince Giordano, Artist of Distinction - Music, Actor Navid Negahban, Artist of Distinction, Film, and Director Patricia Riggen, Director, Woman of Influence Award.  The evening's presenters were Will Friedwald, author & music editor, Michael Cuesta, Screenwriter, director of Showtime's "Homeland" and Lou Diamond Phillips, Actor Director and the star of the upcoming fiom "The 33" The Gala Emcee was Award winning WABC correspondent Kristin Thorne.  Regina Keller Gil is founder & executive director of The Gold Coast Arts Center and Caroline Sorokoff is an associate director of the Gold Coast Arts Center and Director of the Gold Coast International Film Festival.  The festival will run November 9-15th. (more...)

Star-Studded Lineup Revealed for 2015 GOLD COAST INT'L FILM FESTIVAL
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

The 2015 Gold Coast International Film Festival announces an exciting slate of films for this year's Festival taking place November 9 - 15, 2015 (more...)

Lou Diamond Phillips Joins Celebrity List at Gold Coast International Film Festival
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 8, 2015

The Star-Studded lineup for the 2015 Gold Coast International Film Festival was announced today by festival director Caroline Sorokoff. Actor/Director Lou Diamond Phillips is the latest addition to the list of celebrities that will be attending the Gold Coast Arts Center Gala onOctober 28th at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Photo Flash: Winston Churchill's Granddaughter Visits CHURCHILL Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The hit Off-Broadway play CHURCHILL offered a special performance to benefit The Actors Fund on May 17th. Among the attendees was the internationally acclaimed artist and sculptor Edwina Sandys, granddaughter of Sir Winston Churchill. CHURCHILL, a new play adapted and performed by Ronald Keaton, opened at New World Stages on February 18th to unanimous rave reviews led by The Wall Street Journal which declared, "Fifty years after his death, Winston Churchill has emerged as a star!" Under the direction of Kurt Johns, CHURCHILL is based on the life and writings of one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th Century. Due to overwhelming demand, the show's producers recently put a new block of seats on sale through September 13th. (more...)

New Exhibit at National Churchill Museum Spotlights the Close Relationship Between 'Political Soul Mates' Reagan and Thatcher, Just in Time for President's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

FULTON, Mo., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The special relationship between world leaders President Ronald Reagan and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is explored in a new exhibit at the National Churchill Museum on the campus of Westminster College. The exhibit, which opened in January, will be open on President's Day, Feb. 17, 2014 and runs through March 9. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Thousands Attend Art Southampton VIP Preview
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013

Massive downpours and one of the worst East End traffic tie-ups in recent memory proved no match for the most eagerly anticipated event of the season, the second edition of Art Southampton, presented by Art Miami. (more...)

Chartwell Booksellers 'HOLIDAY TEA AT THREE' 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2008

To celebrate its 25th Anniversary as an independent bookstore, Chartwell Booksellers is delighted to announce the return of free music, dancing and refreshment at HOLIDAY TEA AT THREE for one afternoon only, December 13 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Chartwell Booksellers in the Park Avenue Plaza building, 55 East 52nd Street, between Park and Madison Avenues with music by Vince Giordano's Nighthawks. Admission is free. For more information, call (212) 308-0688. (more...)

Chartwell Booksellers 'HOLIDAY TEA AT THREE' 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2008

To celebrate its 25th Anniversary as an independent bookstore, Chartwell Booksellers is delighted to announce the return of free music, dancing and refreshment at HOLIDAY TEA AT THREE for one afternoon only, December 13 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Chartwell Booksellers in the Park Avenue Plaza building, 55 East 52nd Street, between Park and Madison Avenues with music by Vince Giordano's Nighthawks. Admission is free. For more information, call (212) 308-0688. (more...)

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