Thursday, April 14, 2011

President Barack Obama comes home for his fundraising kickoff event at Navy Pier


Incoming Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel(He was formerly White House Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama) made a speech prior to announcing President Barack Obama who spoke to the audience at a fundraising kickoff event at the Grand Ballroom in Navy Pier in Chicago Illinois.





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Visit Burt Reynolds this weekend at the Hollywood Palms Cinemas in Illinois!






I just had an exclusive one on one photo shoot with Burt Reynolds in his hotel suite(surrounded by 22 of his 'people!) He's still handsome and he seems very nice.And I'm not just saying that because he said my photos were GREAT and he kissed me on the cheek! He's the perfect gentleman!
You can see the legendary actor this weekend at the Hollywood Palms Cinema in Naperville and Woodridge Illinois where they will be showing his films and giving fans a chance to meet him and get his autograph.
Their website is below,please check it out for up to date info on Burt's appearance and the other wonderful events they have coming up!

http://www.hollywoodpalmscinema.com/events/2011/04/16/special-events/live-in-person-burt-reynolds-hosting-deliverance-smokey-and-the-bandit-cannonball-run-and-more/



From their website:
Our tribute to this great American Actor is at


Hollywood Blvd Cinema in Woodridge
Friday April 15th from 5:30 to 9:30pm
Deliverance - 7:00PM
Cannonball Run - 7:30PM
The Longest Yard - 9:30PM
Smokey and the Bandit - 9:30PM
(Click here to visit the Hollywood Blvd site)

Hollywood Palms Cinema in Naperville
Saturday April 16th from 4:00 to 9:00pm
Cannonball Run - 5:00PM
Deliverance - 7:00PM
The Longest Yard - 8:00PM
Smokey and the Bandit - 9:00PM
(Click here for tickets)

Hollywood Blvd Cinema in Woodridge
Sunday April 17th from 1:00 to 6:30pm
Deliverance - 2:00PM
Cannonball Run - 4:00PM
Smokey and the Bandit - 5:30PM
The Longest Yard - 6:30PM
(Click here to visit the Hollywood Blvd site)

Mr. Reynolds will be available for a personal meet & greet, pictures and autographs.

One of America's most recognizable film and television personalities with more than 90 feature film and 300 television episode credits. His numerous achievements have been recognized by wining 9 People's Choice Awards and for a record six consecutive years. Was named the #1 box office star by an annual poll of theater owners for five consecutive years from 1978 - 1982, equaling the record set by Bing Crosby from 1944 – 1948. He has been named on the annual Top 10 List of Money-Making Stars 12 times, tying him for 10th place with Harrison Ford. John Wayne is #1 on the all-time list, with 25 appearances in the Top 10.

Burt won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his television series “Evening Shade”. One of Reynolds’ 7 Golden Globe nominations, one was for “The Longest Yard” and he appeared in the recent Adam Sandler remake of that film. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in "Boogie Nights" and also won the Golden Globe Award and the Chicago Film Critics Award for that film. He was recently honored with the 2007 Taurus World Stunt Award for "Lifetime Achievement for an Action Movie Star" and received this special citation from the Republican Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger.


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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Angela Bassett attends special screening for,"Jumping The Broom"




Angela Basset attended a special screening for her latest film,JUMPING THE BROOM. Sony Pictures and Ebony hosted the event and Desiree Rogers (CEO of Ebony) introduced Angela Bassett to the audience. Also on hand were former Chicago Bears players Richard Dent and Otis Wilson.The screening was at the awesome Showplace Icon Theatre in Chicago,IL.The movie is in theaters May 6th.

Pictured above: Desiree Rogers,Angela Bassett and Margaret O'Connor of Mar Con Communications who helped put the event and after party at together at Phoenix .

Angela Bassett poses with former Chicago Bears greats Richard Dent and Otis Wilson.

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