Wednesday, June 30, 2010


Casbah Atlantic City

After 10 years of untamed evenings, the Casbah Night Club at Trump Taj Mahal is ramping things up. The city's original night club has undergone a transformation of sorts—one that by all accounts is hugely successful. Sure, the scene has a freshened up look and even a brand-new floor, but the real proof is in the star power and the beats that are emanating from the place. Just look to Independence Day Weekend to get a feel for the new electricity radiating through at Casbah. The already event-packed weekend just got hotter with New York City DJ icon Danny Tenaglia joining the party and inviting you to "Be Yourself." The Grammy-nominated DJ has headlined at every major spot, from NYC to Miami and beyond. And serious clubbers know that when Tenaglia is in town, his sets are not to be missed. Displaying supreme musical gifts, Tenaglia blends superhuman mixing skills with an ability to produce daring grooves that are at once smooth yet jarring. No wonder he's got piles of awards—including "Best International DJ." He's rocking Casbah on July 4th, from 10:00 p.m. till well into the morning. The reason for Casbah's reemergence is its return to its roots: a focus on the music and entertainment experience. It's a philosophy that clubbers in the know can appreciate. If the music is first-class, the scene will follow. And that's true at Casbah, the place where the beautiful people go. From Playboy Playmates, the Shannon Twins and Jennifer Pershing, DJ Summer Altice and DJ Tamara Sky, internet-sensation Cindy Margolis, Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and DJ Pauly D from MTV’s The Jersey Shore and others are just some of the celebrity names that have partied at Casbah. From the moment it opened its doors in 2000, Casbah's culture of creativity has always been about groundbreaking entertainment. Nothing like this club had ever existed before in Atlantic City, and everyone else has been playing catch-up from the get-go. Some of the pioneering concepts included plugging into the big-city DJ scene and plucking spinners and mixers from in vogue spots in New York and Philadelphia. Think of the now infamous cages that made waves as professional dancers writhed and swayed to fresh beats behind a grid of metal bars. Quickly, a reputation was built. And Casbah emerged as the elite club in A.C.--a place where serious dancers and club goers head to let loose for the night. Now, DJs come to AC all the time. But back then it was revolutionary for this town. Still, it's one thing to book a DJ, but it's quite another to land a world-renowned one with legions of fans and a gift for keeping the party going. Those are the performers you'll see at Casbah. That's why Casbah is different. After hiring a new nightlife rainmaker and booking of some of the biggest talent for the summer, a new culture shift has been sparked—and it's clear that the legendary Atlantic City hotspot is continuing its commitment to innovation. Steve Sagan, the newly appointed Nightlife Manager of Casbah, comes to Trump Taj Mahal after having made a name for himself at some of the most fashionable nightspots around. Steve Sagan is one of the leading creative minds in the industry; with his fresh promotional ideas and many years of making contacts with some of the world’s top talent, it sure to be an exciting summer. "When clubbers think of A.C., they think 'Let's hit Casbah,'" said Steve Sagan, the newly appointed Nightlife Manager of Casbah. "And as our 10th anniversary approaches, it's important that we don't rest on our laurels. We've got to keep pushing the envelope." The result is a full slate of spectacular events for the summer—and beyond. From the hottest reality stars to premium liquor events, the calendar is packed with the unexpected. Known for its star sightings and big-name DJs, Casbah invites you to experience the area's ultimate club experience. Stay tuned for more details on upcoming appearances by celebrities and performers. In July alone, the Casbah jams with events. "Definition Saturdays," one of the touchstones of the club's rebirth, have fast become the hottest nights in A.C. July 3rd will start this epic weekend event. Dubbed "Star-Spangled Saturday," the night will feature a live performance by Chris Willis. The singer/songwriter blends an R&B/gospel sound with house/dance/electronica genres, helping him become a major player in the club circuit. Known for his work with David Guetta, Willis' hits include "Love is Gone" and the 2010 summer club anthem "No Gettin' Over." The latter is a track he recorded with industry heavyweights David Guetta, Fergie and LMFAO. On July 4th Danny Tenaglia takes over Casbah for the “Be Yourself Party”. Anchoring the decks will be Casbah resident DJ Yan and special guest Michael Myers on the main stage. Outside at StarBar, special guests Tom Colontonio and John Creamer, of Creamer and K, take over the rooftop deck and are sure to spin the crowd into a frenzy. Be one of the more than 2,000 expected to let loose at this sell-out event—before it's too late. The StarBar is Casbah's best-kept secret weapon—another aspect to this venue's upsurge. Why the buzz? Because the StarBar is the only spot in A.C. that offers bottle service with a view. Beyond the plush VIP booths, the beach and the Atlantic Ocean stretch out beneath you. You're outside, under the stars amid a gentle summer breeze with top DJs providing the pulsing soundtrack to your night. It's an added dimension to the already heightened sensory experience you get when partying here at Casbah. Don’t worry--there's no letdown after the Fourth. On July 10, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino returns to Casbah to celebrate his birthday. "The Situation” and fellow "Jersey Shore" castmate DJ Pauly D, have partied at Taj Mahal before. Now "The Situation" returns, more popular than ever. He'll begin the night at Trump Plaza's Beach Bar. Then he'll head over to Casbah at midnight, when things really start to heat up. On July 16, don't miss our Miss Red Hot Lingerie show. Then on July 17 it's DaCav5, the incredibly popular five-person pop/hip-hop group. Kaci Battaglia, with hits "Crazy Possessive" and "Body Shots" (a joint effort with Ludacris), performs on July 24. And on July 30th it’s Show us your "O" Face night with a party hosted by Three Olives Vodka. Great drinks and painted models promise to make this evening quite interesting. Anyone who knows the night scene knows that Casbah is the original place to party. And with an ever-increasing surge in popular performers, the iconic hotspot has sent pulse waves throughout the region. Looks like the place that started it all is just getting started. It’s gonna be a hot summer! Rev up your night with Casbah’s house DJs and club dancers for all the makings of an exciting evening at Atlantic City’s most sizzling club to party in. Dress to impress. Doors open at 10:00 pm, and the party won’t end until the wee hours, so be safe and stay the night. For more information go to and
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*Must be 21 or older. Positive proof of identification will be required. Subject to change or cancellation at management’s discretion. Dress to impress.


The Cast Of Jerseylicious

I have a great tip for anyone who is looking to become a reality TV star. Head down to Resorts Atlantic City tonight and go to its nightclub, Boogie Nights. The Style Network’s reality show, Jerseylicious, is shooting scenes for an upcoming episode and the public is invited to attend as extras during the party. Even better though, the casting producers for the show will be on hand and are ready to talk to anyone who wants to be a part of the show in the future. There is no cover charge and the club will be open from 10pm to 12 am. So get down to Boogie Nights, get a little face time in this episode and maybe even become the next reality TV star!



Oscar Nunez

Chiquis And Raq-C

Hunter Parrish

Craig Robinson

Jasmine Dustin

Jessica Hall

Raymond Ochoa

Yvette Nicole Brown

Mark Pellegrino

Mark Moses

Hope Dworaczyk

Sterling Beaumon

Charlene Tilton

Jack O'Halloran

Wayne Brady With Family

Josh Sussman With Warren the Ape

Kate Flannery

Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd along with Kate Flannery, Oscar Nunez, Hunter Parrish, Jasmine Dustin, Craig Robinson, Jessica Hall, Raymond Ochoa, Yvette Nicole Brown, Mark Moses, Wayne Brady, Mark Pellegrino, Hope Dworaczyk, Sterling Beaumon, Charlene Tilton and many more stars attended the debut of "King Kong 360 3-D" Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, California.

Photos By: RD / Scott Kirkland / Retna Digital


Naya Rivera

Heather Morris

Angel McCord

Rachel G. Fox

AnnaLynne McCord

Mitchel Musso

Ken Baumann

Harry Shum Jr.

Harry Shum Jr. along with Ken Baumann, Mitchel Musso, Naya Rivera, AnnaLynne McCord, Heather Morris, Angel McCord and many more stars attended the The Inaugural Thirst Project Gala Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica, California.

Photos By: RD / Scott Kirkland / Retna Digital



Hunter Ryan Herdlicka Performs

Hunter Ryan Herdlicka And Aaron Lazar

Phyllis Newman With Eileen Fulton, Bruce Villanch
And Hunter Ryan Herdlicka

Jason Berrent With Katherine MacNamara And
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka

Phyllis Newman With Hunter Ryan Herdlicka

Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, currently appearing in Stephen Sondheim's critically acclaimed Broadway musical revival, A Little Night Music, makes his solo concert debut "I Happen to Like New York" at NYC's premiere night club, FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY. Legends Phyllis Newman along with Eileen Fulton and Bruce Villanch showed up to support this very talented star.

Photos By: Walter McBride / Retna Ltd



Story By: Tony Vargas

A Moment In Time

Tony winning producer, Stewart F. Lane wrote and directed a new musical slated to come to Broadway in the Spring of 2011. With songs from John Denver, a cherished icons, A MOMENT IN TIME, is about a marine in Afghanistan who, moments before a battle, recalls a safer, happier place. The new musical got its world premiere at Five Towns College, Dix Hills, New York. this past weekend. We loved the closing performance and found Stewart's book riveting. We tried to find out who will play the lead on Broadway but negotiations have just begun so it will be a huge surprise. Line up guys it's a "plum" role. “Doing a full scale world-premiere musical at the Five Towns College is a unique opportunity to produce a new musical away from New York City with professional designers, a New York director and writer, and a professional music director. While many workshops only permit the audience to envision a small sampling of a show, the college’s Performing Arts Center has the ability to fully stage professional shows,” said Mr. Lane. The cast is comprised of professional actors and Theatre Arts students from the Five Towns College BFA Theatre Arts Program. The creative team includes scenic designer Luke Foco, costume designer Sherry Kfare, choreographer Katie Bradley, stage manager Michael Johnson Jr., lighting designer Gary Gifford, and sound designer Matt Ragone. The project's orchestrator and musical director is Christine Riley (Musical Director for Gemini the Musical-NYMF, Romance, Romance-The Glove, AMD on the National Tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie and My Vaudeville Man at the York Theater). "With a longer rehearsal schedule at the college, changes can be made daily in rehearsal and the very talented student cast and professional actors can do the work quickly to develop the script. Here we have the extra time to perfect the vision of the show and even do some things that wouldn't be possible because of the costs of Broadway. This affords the chance to see and hear the material and also give more student actors a chance to work in a very professional environment. It also gives Long Island audiences a chance to see a new show prior to a possible run in the city at a fraction of Broadway costs. Producers will be invited to see a very classy and very professional production of the show." notes Stewart Lane.

Photos By: Ward Photography

Tuesday, June 29, 2010


Paris Hilton

Paris And Nikki Hilton

We are not sure who the mannequins are, but we can see Paris and Nikki Hilton out and about shopping on Robertson Blvd in Los Angeles, California.

Photos By: RD / Retna Ltd.



Martin Silver Of Georgi Vodka

Martin Silver And Makakuvu Ali El Bey

African American Media Network Executive Director Makakuvu Ali El Bey and Bikini Ad Model and Civil Rights Activist Monica Watkins and Martin Silver of Star Industries joined dozens of models wearing Georgi bikinis in a protest against the State of New York MTA, outside the MTA Michael J. Quill Bus Depot on 41st Street between 10th and 11th Avenue.

A popular Georgi Vodka ad featuring an African American woman wearing a bikini has been banned in certain Brooklyn neighborhoods after being deemed obscene by religious communities. Community civil rights leaders and officials from Star Industries had a huge protest at the State of New York MTA to speak out against the censorship of it's ads. Silver spoke about censorship and reminded the MTA that if they don't run the ads, the people of New York City will have to pay more to ride the subway and buses. Silver also reminded the MTA that they have a huge deficit and it is about time they wake up and stop the censorship.

Photos By: James Edstrom


Corey Feldman

Eddie Griffin

Carlo Riley

Eddie Jones

Pinky Swear

Joshua Van Vell


April Sunn

Randy Jackson's Sons And Daughters

Tatianna Thompson

Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs

Majestic Magnificent

Kristen Valen

Declin Joyce

Marshall Thompson

Mickey Rooney With Wife

Mickey Rooney along with Marshall Thompson, Corey Feldman, April Sunn, Janay, Tatianna Thompson, Majestic Magnificent, Kristen Valen and other celebrities attended the Forever Michael Tribute at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. It's hard to believe, but it's been a year since Michael Jacksons death.

Photos By: RD / Kenney / Retna Digital