Have a Socialite’s Night: Meet Tim Gunn in Person!

Los Angeles:

He may have left Parsons, but Tim Gunn will still be at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising on Friday morning to sign copies his new book at 11:30AM. “Make it work”. Then get in line. [Link]

The guest list for this weekend’s Burbank Airport Hollywood Collectors show includes Henry Winkler, Erik Estrada, and several other of those “are they still famous?” Nick and Nite TV staples. [Link]

The LA Times Festival of Books, on the other hand, has a genuinely impressive guest list, including: Julie Andrews, Don Cheadle, Ellen Burstyn, and Kareeem Abdul-Jabbar. [Link]

The New York City and Chicago weekend events are after the jump.

New York:

The Tribeca Film Festival’s panel on women in comedy boasts an extremely impressive guest list this year, including Debra Messing, Jay Roach, and three of the girls from SNL. [Link]

Dine for Darfur this Sunday at dozens of New York City restaurants – Nobu included and help raise money for a good cause. It’s the most fulfilling, semi-selfish, pseudo-celeb thing you’ll do all week. [Link]

yo la tengo, my all time favorite lowercase band, is playing at Webster Hall on Sunday night before an 18 and over crowd. Don’t think it could get any better than this… [Link]


Apparently Rupert Boneham, one of my almost favorite characters from “Survivor”, has also written a book about himself. It’s called “Rupert: Just Being Me”. See him sign it at The Book Cellar on Friday night and be sure and congratulate him on making that 15 minutes of fame last extra long. [Link]

If you feel the need to brush up on your Oscar-nominated documentaries, stop by the Gene Siskel Film Center for this weekend’s screening of nominated and award-winning films. According to the Academy, it won’t disappoint. [Link]