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QUENTIN TARANTINO'S 'ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD' FILMS AT FAMED MUSSO & FRANK GRILL

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ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD
The legendary Musso & Frank Grill, located in the heart of Hollywood and currently celebrating its 100th anniversary, is featured within a key scene in the upcoming Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood. The film, from Sony Pictures’ Columbia Pictures label, opens in U.S. theaters on July 26th.

The new film marks the most recent appearance of the famous restaurant in the cinema since Musso’s first opened its doors in 1919 on Hollywood Blvd. In 1922, Buster Keaton’s movie "Cops" became the first in a long series of feature films - and later TV shows - to use the landmark venue as a location in which to film interior scenes, exterior scenes, or both.

“I feel so lucky that there’s a place like the Musso & Frank Grill - one that exists now exactly how it has always been,” said Mr. Tarantino. “It was fantastic being able to shoot at an iconic landmark that is so authentic and connected to Hollywood.”

Adds Rick Schuler, Supe…

'THE VIEW' TALKS HOW TRUMP DOES DAMAGE CONTROL OVER 'SEND HER BACK' CHANT

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The View On Send Her Back
Hot Topics: Trump claims to disavow "send her back" chant.
"The bottom line is he didn't tell them to stop," says Sunny Hostin. "He didn't tell them that it was inappropriate, and I believe that that was something that he gave them permission to say. He normalized it."
"One thing that I read that was fascinating was that Lara Trump, his daughter-in-law who is also an adviser to his 2020 election campaign, did a warmup act to cue up the crowd," Hostin adds. "She led them in a call and response chant and she said, 'If you don't love our country, the president said it, you can' and the crowd responded, 'leave'. She ginned it up already."
"History is not kind to racists... There is only so much excusing you can do of what Donald Trump has done this week," says guest co-host Ana Navarro. "We have seen the legitimization of racism."
"I do think is one of those mo…

PROGRAMMING ALERT FOR TNT'S CLAWS & ANIMAL KINGDOM

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TNT PROGRAMMING ALERT Week of August 4, 2019
Claws
“Melba Toast” Sunday, August 4, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Desna (Niecy Nash) and the crew have to tie up loose ends for the Triads if they want to stay alive. Meanwhile, guilt pushes Toby (Evan Daigle) to do the unexpected, putting the entire crew in jeopardy.
Directed by Erica Watson Written by Emily Silver Created by Eliot Laurence

Animal Kingdom
“Julia” - Directed by Shawn Hatosy Tuesday, August 6, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT)
Pope (Shawn Hatosy) grows suspicious of J (Finn Cole) when Angela (Emily Deschanel) reveals the circumstances of her disappearance. As the threats against Adrian (Spencer Treat Clark) loom larger, Deran (Jake Weary) scrambles to find a way out. Craig (Ben Robson) navigates new complications in his relationship with Renn (Christina Ochoa). Janine (Leila George) takes on a different role in the crew’s latest heist as she plans for her future with Colin (Grant Harvey).
Directed by Shawn Hatosy Written by Daniele Nathanson
Based on th…

BAT-SHEVA GUEZ'S SHORT FILM 'IN THIS LIFE' SCREENS @ RHODE ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL

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Bat-Sheva Guez's short film In This Life will screen at the Rhode Island International Film Festival on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 6pm. The short will screen at The Vets Cinematheque, Providence, RI,as part of the 23rd year of New England's largest and most prestigious film festival. Tickets are $10 and are available online. For more details on the festival.
In five acts, In This Life explores the language of loss, conveying the complexity of grief in the often-wordless way it impacts our lives. The film is a leap of faith for former New York City Ballet principal and Broadway star Robbie Fairchild as he embarks on an ambitious collaboration with the director, choreographers, and dancers. Sharing the roles of writer and producer with Bat-Sheva Guez, Fairchild imbues this odyssey with the very personal experience of one man going through this rite of passage, which is as universal as it is unique.

"When there are no words to speak, you sing; when there is no song to sin…

SAMUEL WAXMAN ANNUAL HAMPTONS CULINARY EVENT

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Ian Duke With Marion Waxman, Nicole Miller,  Lidia Bastianich, Antonella Bertello & Maria Fishel
More than 300 guests attended the 15th Annual Hamptons Happening culinary charity event that raised more than $440,000 to support the groundbreaking research of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF).
The SWCRF honored luminaries in cuisine, fashion, and business for their longtime support of cancer research. The honorees were: celebrity chef and Emmy-Awarding Winning cooking show host Lidia Bastianich and generations of the Bastianich family; Ian Duke, legendary owner of five restaurants in Southampton and New York City; business honoree, Antonella Bertello, real estate entrepreneur and owner of the historic The Baker House 1650 boutique hotel in East Hampton; and iconic womenswear designer Nicole Miller as fashion honoree.

Notable guests included Samuel and Marion Waxman, Spencer and Bettina Waxman, Jean Shafiroff, Michael and Elin Nierenberg, Lidia Bastianich, Tanya Ba…

LONGHOUSE RESERVE IN EAST HAMPTON HAS SCREENING OF JULIAN SCHNABEL'S ' AT ETERNITY'S GATE'

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LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton presented a special evening with Julian Schnabel, including a screening of his film, At Eternity's Gate starring Willem Dafoe as Vincent van Gogh last week at Guild Hall. The evening was a pre-event for their upcoming Summer Benefit honoring Schnabel and Donna Karen.

Dianne Benson, Longhouse’s board chairman, introduced Julian Schnabel who made a typically warm sometimes humorous and deeply sincere introduction saying, "I'll let the movie speak for itself… I'm not going to do a Q&A later because I don't want to talk after the movie about anything. I want you to digest it your own way. Don't get up. Stay in the movie theater until an hour after the movie's over… and at the end of the movie, until you see a yellow screen. I don't want you to miss that yellow screen. [says to de Menil sisters] Oh hi - how are you? I'm going to give you a kiss later. I want you to meet my wife. Louise, you want to stand? That&…

THE BRADY BUNCH HOUSE CONTEST FROM HGTV

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New York [July 15, 2019] Now that HGTV has fully renovated the iconic Brady Bunch house into a replica of the original TV set design from The Brady Bunch sitcom, the network will give one lucky winner the chance to “live like a Brady” with the HGTV “A Very Brady Contest.” Beginning at 12 p.m. ET on Monday, July 15, through 5 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Sept. 11, Brady Bunch superfans can submit their grooviest, most creative :30- to :90-second video that shares why they deserve to win the ultimate Brady fan prize—a six-night stay at the Brady Bunch house in Los Angeles from Dec. 9 to 15, 2019. The grand prize also includes coach roundtrip airfare for the winner and up to six guests, a curated LA tourist experience and $25,000 cash. In addition to a grand prize winner, eight runners-up will be awarded $500 each.
Once the HGTV “A Very Brady Contest” entry period ends, the network will select the top nine finalists from the entries and America will vote to determine the ultimate grand prize wi…

BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA RELEASE 'I AM WITH YOU STILL'

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I AM WITH YOU STILL

Music producer (and descendant of the famous Pullman of railroad fame), RON PULLMAN and JIMMY CARTER from BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA are about to release their new song – “I AM WITH YOU STILL.” Legendary producer, engineer and performer, Alan Parsons lends his artistry to the production of the music.
Ron Pullman has written, produced and recorded the song “I Am With You Still” for JIMMY CARTER – the last of the original multi-Grammy winning group, BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA.
This new inspiring and empowering song, Jimmy has recorded, features vocals from AIDB choir (Alabama Institute for the Def and Blind where Jimmy grew up) and Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, is set to release this summer.
When Mr. Pullman heard about Jimmy Carter’s history he arranged for the singer to return home (to AIDB). It was something Mr. Carter wanted to do but could never quite get there. Ron Pullman made it happen and it’s an interesting and heartwarming story that turned into a major event.
BA…

GIADA DE LAURENTIIS HOSTS 'THE CHEF TASTING SERIES'

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Giada De Laurentiis hosted The Chef Tasting Series the other day at The Las Vegas Ballpark in Downtown Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada.

She is the host of Food Network's Giada at Home.
Photo By: Erik Kabik Photography/ MediaPunch

SEN. KAMALA HARRIS TALKS BIDEN AND CHILD MOLESTER EPSTEIN ON 'THE VIEW'

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Sen. Kamala Harris On The View
Sen. Kamala Harris doubles down on her criticism of former Vice Pres. Joe Biden's record: "I have no intention of attacking Joe Biden but I am going to point out our differences of opinion."
On confrontation with former VP Joe Biden in the first debate regarding his record on busing: "I have no intention of attacking Joe Biden but I am going to point out our differences of opinion... Listen, this is a presidential race... We're on a debate stage and if you have not prepared and you're not ready for someone to point out a difference of opinion.... then you're probably not ready."
On Alex Acosta's role in Jeffrey Epstein case:
“Any prosecutor worth his salt knows this is the exact kind of case that is typical of somebody who preyed on children. And that case should go before a jury and that person should go to prison for a long period of time.”
“The thing I found so troubling, disheartening and really unbelievable was…

PHILANTHROPIST & STYLE ICON JEAN SHAFIROFF ON HAMPTON SHEET COVER

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Story By Tripp Whetsell For Hamptons Sheet -- When it comes to giving back, philanthropist, humanitarian and author Jean Shafiroff has long stood out as a powerful leader—and she continues to distinguish herself time and time again as someone to watch closely in the future.
So far this spring, Jean has served as co-chair of the New York City Mission Society Gala and hosted two separate cocktail parties for Surgeons of Hope and the Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, with even more high-profile events planned throughout the summer as the Hamptons fundraising season heads into full swing. In July, she will chair the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation’s Gala and then the Ellen Hermanson Foundation Gala.
Also, in July she will officially join the board of the Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Foundation, making this her eighth board appointment. Additionally, in August, Jean, who has chaired the Stony Brook Southampton Hospital Gala three times, will be honored along with her husband Mar…