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STAR STUDDED NYC AFTER EARTH PREMIERE

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**** A SMITH FAMILY AFFAIR ****
Bruce Willis With Emma Heming


Nick Gruber


Tika Sumpter


Hana Nitsche


Kylie Jenner


Mom Jada Pinkett Smith And Willow Smith


Jaden Smith With Dad Will Smith


Justin Bieber


The stars were snapped at the 'After Earth' premiere, trying to get through the crowd at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.


Photo By: Corredor99 / MediaPunch Inc.

JEAN SHAFIROFF CELEBRATES SOCIETY STYLE

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Jean Shafiroff



With an intimate guest list assembled the night before, Lookonline.com celebrated the debut of its latest society style profile spotlighting philanthropist Jean Shafiroff at Jamie’s NYC restaurant on Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Jean, accompanied by her husband Martin Shafiroff, showed exactly why she is a perennial favorite in the style columns, wearing an orange dress by designer Victor de Souza, who was in attendance. Yaz Hernandez, Co-Chair of the Couture Council, accompanied by her husband Valentin, socialized with Ike Ude, the photographer and artist who is currently exhibiting “Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion” at the Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design. Also in attendance were Michele Herbert, Jamie Antolini (owner of Jamie’s NYC), Lieba Nesis (columnist from Lookonline.com), Fabiola Arias, Dawne Marie Grannum, Harry Dubin, Cassandra Seidenfeld, Lucia Hwong Gordon, Dr. Penny Grant, Adrienne Lopez, and Flo Anthony.


To read the column, please visit HERE.

THE WANTED STOP BY FOR CHAT WITH KATIE

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The Wanted On Katie



The Wanted Discuss Boy Band Rivalry guest on "Katie" Airing May 31st ( tomorrow).

On this hot edition of the nationally syndicated daytime talk show,  Katie sits down with the popular UK group The Wanted, to discuss a little boy band rivalry.

Photo Courtesy Of: ABC/Disney

TAYLOR SWIFT'S NEW SOPHISTICATED FRAGRANCE

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Taylor Swift



Following her successful debut fragrance, Wonderstruck Taylor Swift, one of the best-selling celebrity fragrances in 2011, seven-time GRAMMY winning singer/songwriter and beauty icon Taylor Swift introduces her newest scent, Taylor by Taylor Swift, a playfully sophisticated fragrance.


With her 5 million plus-selling album RED, her classic, trend-setting style and an eponymous new fragrance, Taylor forges her own path as a musician and style icon, while maintaining an openness and accessibility that creates a unique bond with her fans.


“Taylor by Taylor Swift is a mix of a lot of things – it’s sweet, it’s sophisticated, it draws you in – it’s really my way of translating classic, yet modern, into a perfume.”  – Taylor Swift



THE INSPIRATION


Whether performing for tens of thousands or hanging out with friends, Taylor captivates in vibrant colors, feminine dresses and chic accessories. Taylor by Taylor Swift is inspired by the songstress’ magnetic personality, and is for the fun l…

THE UJA-FEDERATION OF NEW YORK AWARDS

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Jenny McCarthy


Nick Cannon



Nick Cannon along with Jenny McCarthy, attended The UJA-Federation Of New York Entertainment, Media And Communications Leadership Awards Dinner at Pier Sixty at the Chelsea Piers in New York City.


Photo By: Corredor99 / MediaPunch Inc.

'MOTHERS AND SONS' NEW YORK PRESS PREVIEW

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**** WALTER MCBRIDE ON BROADWAY ****
Michelle Aravena


Jed Bernstein And Terrence McNally


Marcia Milgrom Dodge


Manoel Felciano


Grace Capeless


David Garrison With Charles Busch


Alyssa Gagarin


Bobby Steggert With Tyne Daly And Manoel Felciano



'Mothers and Sons' cast members: Bobby Steggert, Tyne Daly, Manoel Felciano and others, attended the Press Preview Photo Call for the Bucks County Playhouse 2013 Summer Season at the Signature Theatre Griffin Lobby in New York City.

Photos By: Walter McBride/Retna

CINDERELLA CELEBRATES 100TH ON BROADWAY

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Victoria Clark With  Laura Osnes And Santino Fontana




Victoria Clark along with Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana attended the 'Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella' on Broadway 100th performance celebration at the Broadway Theatre in New York City today. The Cake is designed by Carlo's Bakery (TV's Cake Boss).


Photo By: Walter McBride/Retna

THE PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL'S 42ND STREET

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**** AUDITIONS ****

42nd Street



Be a part of Performing Arts School’s summer spectacular, 42nd Street directed by Alexander Diaz. Open call auditions will be held on June 5th from 4-9pm. Those auditioning must be at least 12 years old, should be prepared to sing from the show or in a style of the show, and be ready with a monologue. If not singing from the show, please bring sheet music with you. Be prepared to dance with the right attire. Accompaniment will be provided. Principals must be strong actors, singers and dancers. Ensembles should be strong dancers, preferably with tap experience. We will be teaching tap at Call Backs.


Please bring a headshot/resume (non-returnable) as well as a $35 non-refundable audition fee. Performance Dates are July 26 - 27, 2013 @ 8PM, July 28, 2013 @ 3PM


Open Call Auditions are June 5th from 4-9PM at The bergenPAC, 30 N Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey. For more info call 201.503.8336 or visit HERE.

VIKINGS: THEIR MYTHS AND LEGENDS DEBUT

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Vikings: Their Myths And Legends



Fearsome warriors. Fearsome gods …Vikings are always contenders for “Most Fearsome Warriors Ever” in any survey of history; bloodthirsty, vicious, cruel pagans that descended upon helpless men of God to plunder and pillage. On June 4, a new Event Bookazines title about Vikings explores the myths and realities of perhaps the most enigmatic people in all in history.


And their pantheon of gods and goddesses are just as awe-inspiring: Father of the Gods, Odin, who hung from the world tree for nine days, pierced by his own spear, to learn the Old Norse language, the Runes…and, who gave an eye for a sip from the Well of Wisdom; Thor, the red-bearded God of Thunder, none too bright, but there is that hammer; and, his mischievous brother troublemaker Loki, who changed himself into a mare to seduce the magical stallion Svadilfari - and gave birth to its foal!


So, were Vikings truly just berserk heathen thieves and murderers? Or were they actually a strong and dy…

HIP HOPS WIZ KHALIFA IN LAS VEGAS CONCERT

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Wiz Khalifa And Amber Rose



Hip-Hop Artist Wiz Khalifa and girlfriend Amber Rose kicked off Memorial Day Weekend with an appearance and live performance by Wiz Khalifa at Ditch Fridays at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Photo By: RD/GDP/ Retna Digital

PLAYBOY PLAYMATE CRYSTAL HEFNER'S HOLIDAY

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Crystal Hefner



Playboy Playmate and wife of Hugh Hefner, Crystal Hefner ,celebrated Memorial Day Weekend at Sapphire Pool & Day Club in Las Vegas Nevada over the weekend.

Photo By: RD/GDP/Retna

SNOOP "LION" DOGG HITS THE SIN CITY STRIP

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Snoop Dogg


Snoop Dogg, AKA Snoop Lion, does an exclusive Memorial Day Weekend performance at 1OAK Las Vegas Nevada.

Photo By: RD/Kabik/Retna

SCOTT DISICK AND JOE FRANCIS IN LAS VEGAS

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Scott Disick And Joe Francis


Scott Disick and Joe Francis strike a pose at Hyde Nightclub inside the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada the other night.


Photo By: RD/ Kabik/ Retna Digital

SEAN COMBS AND LIL WAYNE'S MEMORIAL DAY

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Diddy And Lil Wayne



Diddy and Lil Wayne celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Rehab at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. 


 Photo By: RD/ Kabik/ Retna Digital

MILEY CYRUS & LIAM HEMSWORTH ENGAGEMENT

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**** STAR ROMANCE ****
Miley Cyrus



Can't Be Tamed" singer Miley Cyrus can't let go either. She and Liam Hemsworth, 23 -- who hit a rough patch this spring and stopped planning their wedding -- got cozy at a party at her L.A. home May 10. "She was kissing him," says a witness. "They were definitely back on."Her engagement ring has reappeared too. After flaunting her bare finger in March and April, Cyrus, 20, rocked the 3.5-carat Neil Lane sparkler at the May 15 Maxim Hot 100 party at Create in Hollywood.Still, friends doubt that the couple will last. "They break up, get back together, repeat," says one pal. "They will eventually burn out." Hemsworth's actor siblings have also tried to put a stop to his relationship. A source told Us Weekly that Chris and Luke staged an intervention with their younger brother in April.

The source said, "They want him to end the romance for good."

Cyrus and Hemsworth became engaged last June af…

THE KING OF ALL MEDIA HOWARD STERN ON KATIE

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**** RADIO & TELEVISION ****
Howard Stern



In a “Katie” first, America's most provocative on-air personality, Howard Stern, sits down for an exclusive, candid full-hour interview airing tomorrow. Katie goes one on one with Stern in a no-holds-barred conversation about everything from his childhood, family and therapy sessions to his on-air persona and personal obsessions. Stern even turns the tables on Katie during the interview, asking her some questions that leave her utterly speechless! His wife, Beth, also joins the conversation and reveals what the shock jock is really like at home and what he worries about the most.


LE GOURMET FACTORY COOKING SCHOOL TO OPEN

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**** FOOD FOR THOUGHT ****
Le Gourmet Factory Cooking School


Le Gourmet Factory Cooking School (LGF Cooking School) will be opening its doors this June in Englewood, New Jersey. Offering gourmet cooking classes for all ages and skill levels, Le Gourmet Factory Cooking School will allow guests to immerse themselves in the art of cooking at the 6,000 sq. ft., state of the art facility filled with top of the line equipment and a stunning production-ready studio and event space, all graciously sponsored and designed by Wolf, Sub Zero, and IKEA. 


Le Gourmet Factory Cooking School, staffed by incredibly talented culinary experts, is the first facility of its kind and largest recreational cooking school in New Jersey. Designed by chefs, architects and foodies to be the ultimate location to share the passion of food, Le Gourmet Factory Cooking School offers classes geared towards both the chef humbly versed only in microwave operation and the budding professional chef in the making. In addit…

ELIZABETH BANKS CELEBRATES MEMORIAL DAY

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Elizabeth Banks Celebrates Carneval



Elizabeth Banks enjoyed Memorial Day Weekend with her family at The Palazzo Las Vegas. It was a weekend getaway as her family flew into town to relax and vacation by spending their Sunday afternoon at AZURE Luxury Pool.

As she headed down to AZURE, she was greeted by Carnevale characters in the waterfall atrium. She stopped and posed for some photos. There The Hunger Games actress also shared that she will be filming the third installment of The Hunger Games in the fall and the upcoming movie would be pretty close to the book. She also shared a little about Pitch Perfect 2 saying some of the characters who graduated in the first movie might have not really graduated.

'MOONLIGHT AND LOVE SONGS' AT NYC GAYFEST

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Gerald McCullouch's
'MY BI-LIFE' ****
B D Wong With Gerald McCullouch And David Drake



I'm so freakin' excited to be back in NYC working with a great organization that supports the Harvey Milk High School. Harvey Milk High School is a fully accredited, voluntary NYC public high school focused on the educational needs of teenagers who are in crisis or at risk of physical violence and/or emotional harm in a traditional educational environment. The organization, GAYFEST NYC, has not only created a Play writing Program at the school, but has awarded more than 40 scholarships to graduating seniors.

I'm currently starring in their festival's beautiful opening play, "Moonlight and Love Songs" written by current twice nominated Emmy nominee Scott C Sickles. We started previews last week on Harvey Milk's Birthday and it's very limited run continues only through Sunday, June 2, 2013 at the Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex (312 West 36th Street). Bring ti…

ATLANTIC CITY'S TRUMP TAJ MAHAL'S FACELIFT

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**** THE JERSEY SHORE ****
Trump Taj Mahal


This June, Trump Taj Mahal is giving the concept of casino promotions a fresh face! Trump Taj Mahal, the casino that created headlines nationwide with the Nip/Tuck Sweepstakes, hosts the Botox-Party weekend June 28-30. Dr. Adam W. Mauer MD will be on property for Trump Taj Mahal’s weekend-long Botox party, June 28-30. Visitors can either win or buy a treatment from Dr. Mauer who will set up an office at the Taj all weekend. 

The Botox Sweepstakes will be held Friday, June 28, 6pm to 10pm, Saturday, June 29, 6pm to 10pm and Sunday, June 30, 2pm to 6pm. Eight winners every hour. Players will earn entries through casino play at the Taj starting Friday, May 24. Players will activate their entries on the drawing dates by earning 20 Tier Points or more. Participants need to be playing with their Trump One Card inserted into any slot at the time of the drawing for their chance to win. Winners will receive $500 cash. Winners can opt to use their $500 f…

BERGEN PAC HOSTS LEGEND BARRY MANILOW

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Barry Manilow



Recently, bergenPAC celebrated its 8th Annual Gala and raised funds to benefit the planned renovations of the newly acquired home for The Performing Arts School at bergenPAC - 1 Depot Square. The hugely successful event, sponsored by Benzel Busch, featured an elaborate cocktail reception and dinner, outstanding company, and a special performance by musical icon Barry Manilow.


The funds raised at the Gala will allow for renovations of The Performing Arts School that are critical to its growth as it continues to expand programming and offer state of the art facilities to all those enrolled. To date, bergenPAC's Arts Education and Community Outreach programs have reached more than 50,000 students annually.


Speaking live on the microphone during his performance, Mr. Manilow expressed his delight at being asked to perform at the Gala and the positive impact music has had on his own life: "I was very happy to learn that proceeds from this show were going to support t…

OVER 40 FEMALES HOSTS EXPERT MAR JENNINGS

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**** NETWORKING ****
Life On Mars



Over 40 Females™, a leading networking platform for women over 40, held “Doing What You Love & Loving What You Do,” a networking event at Artisan at The Delamar Hotel in Southport, Connecticut on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Judy Goss, Founder & CEO of Over 40 Females hosted the evening with guest speaker Mar Jennings, Emmy-Nominated TV Host, Lifestyle Expert, and Best Selling Author. Over sixty guests attended, including Kim Genzburg (President of Stick Storage), Elise Black (Painter, Sculptor and Designer), Lisa Cummings (Author), Christina Frei (Motivational Youth Speaker), Sharon Herrman (owner of Zelda's Song), and Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal (plastic surgeon).


To begin the evening, guests mingled and enjoyed sweet treats compliments of Pinkberry and hors d' oeuvres from Artisan at The Delamar Hotel. Attendees left with gift bags courtesy of e. Oil and had the chance to win raffle prizes from Blow Dry Southport, Greg and Tony Salon, and services…

'SEDUCED AND ABANDONED' AT CANNES FESTIVAL

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**** 2013 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL ****
Michele Herbert With Marla And Hayley Helene


Hilaria Thomas And Alec Baldwin


Michael Mailer And Denise Rich


James Toback and Michael Mailer’s feature documentary “Seduced and Abandoned,” starring Alec Baldwin, premiered as a Special Screening in the Official Selection at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. Following the premiere at the Salle du Soixantième Theatre in Cannes, James Toback and Michael Mailer celebrated with an exclusive dinner and after party, hosted by Denise Rich, aboard her private yacht M/Y Lady Joy, in the Old Port of Cannes. The three were joined by executive producers Alan Helene, Larry Herbert and Neal Schneider, their wives Marla Helene, Michele Herbert and Stacy Schneider, as well as what some say may be the next generation of filmmakers in Andrei Toback, Hayley Helene and Loren Herbert.


Also in attendance were Paris Hilton and model boyfriend River Viiperi, Brandon Davis, Grace Potter and Matt Burr of Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, …

THE SOCIAL BAR & GRILL IN THEATRE DISTRICT

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**** "NEW YORK CITY RESTAURANTS"

SOCIAL BAR & GRILL

795 8th Avenue, New York City
 212.459.0643
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Upstairs At Social Bar & Grill NYC



Celebrating its tenth anniversary, New York City’s Social Bar & Grill has become one of the Theatre District’s most popular after work and nightlife venues. This chic three story bar, grill and lounge boasts an impressive drink list, along with a menu of expertly-crafted bar fare, lively entertainment and daily specials. Social Bar & Grill offers something for everyone, making it the go to spot for locals and visitors alike.Social Bar & Grill offers guests a comprehensive menu of bar favorites. Diners have come to love Social’s signature dishes such as the Social Burger, an 8oz. beef burger with Thai sweet chili glaze, avocado, papaya, watercress, red onion and a goat cheese ginger mayonnaise; the Chicken Naan, Thai styled chicken on charred naan bread with a sweet chili lime sauce, avocado, red onion and cilantro, or the Socia…

THE SUMMER 2013 IN STAR STUDDED HAMPTONS

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**** THE HAMPTONS GOSSIP ****

Southamptoin Village


The serene seaside villages that make up the Hamptons are best known for their white, sandy beaches and fabulous homes. This summer, explore some of the East End’s hotspots, where you’ll find some of the finest restaurants, clothing boutiques, and luxury oceanfront resorts.


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SOUTHAMPTON


75 Main



75 Main | 75 Main Street | Southampton, NY
631.283.7575 | 75main.restaurant@gmail.com
www.75main.com


NEW FOR 2013: Recently named as one of Long Island’s best brunch spots by USA Today Travel’s 10best.com, 75 Main has exciting changes sure to spice up the 2013 season. This summer, 75 Main Delray Executive Chef Mark Militello will be bringing his award-winning dishes to the Southampton eatery, adding a touch of South Florida to the East End. Locals and visitors can enjoy 75 Main even earlier, with breakfast and brunch now being served every day from 8:00am until 4:00pm.


OVERVIEW: For the past 20 years, 75 Main has remain…