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