Stars Shine at the CW’s Upfront Party at Park Avenue Spring

Celebrating the new upcoming television series on the CW, many of the shows’ stars attended the Upfront Party at Park Avenue Spring in New York City. Everyone from Chris Wood, Ian Somerhalder and  Paul Wesley from  the Vampire Diaries and Claudia Black (The Originals, Farscape) to Arthur Darvill (Broadchurch),  Adelaide Kane (Reign) and Rose McIver (iZombie). The list goes on as did the fun during this glittering bash.  Read more

The Affair Cast Talks Sex at Showtime Celebration

The cast from Showtime’s The Affair attended a screening of the show and a panel discussion at the historic Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, hosted by Hollywood Reporter’s Stacey Wilson. Joshua Jackson (Cole Lockhart), Ruth Wilson (Alison Bailey), Maura Tierney (Helen Solloway) and Julia Goldani Telles (Whitney Solloway) joined the audience in conversation about the show along with the show’s producers Sarah Treem and Jeffrey Reiner. Read more

The Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular Visits New York

Get ready Doctor Who fans, the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular will be center stage at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on October 7. It will be one of the headline events of New York Super Week. This crazy event takes over the city October 5-11, leading up to the New York Comic Con.

The show will be hosted by Michelle Gomez (Missy [Master] on the Doctor Who series). She first appeared on screen in 2014 and will return in the upcoming season later this fall as the Doc’s arch-nemesis. Read more

Manchester Orchestra Has Hope – and It’s Out Today

Manchester Orchestra released the digital version of their new Hope today. It is a re-imagining of their album Cope. If you’d rather wait for these hard-rocking tunes when they are in CD and vinyl, you’ll be waiting until November 18. And here’s something you will like if you’re a fan — if you booked tickets to their upcoming Hope tour, you get a FREE digital version of them album! Sweet deal no? Read more

Wired Café Offers Relaxing Respite from Comic-con for Press, Guests and VIPs

Pedro Pascal (Prince Oberyn).

 

Pedro Pascal (Prince Oberyn).
Pedro Pascal (Prince Oberyn) at WIRED Cafe

WIRED hosted its 7th Annual WIRED Café at Comic-Con from July 24-26th, 11am – 5pm daily at the Omni Hotel terrace, just steps from the convention center. The invite-only oasis was the preferred hot spot where VIPs, press and top talent went to relax and escape the Comic-Con rush.

The day party kept the “Game of Thrones” beer flowing. By the second day, “Game of Thrones” star Isaac Hempstead-Wright proclaimed his love for the party and all that is Comic-Con. “I love it here,” Wright said on Friday. “I want to live here.” Also doing selfies with guests and VIPs was Pedro Pascal (Prince Oberyn).

Other celebs who hung out at the party included Nathan Fillion (“Castle,” “Firefly”), Sir Benjamin Kingsley (“Ender’s Game), Lucas Till (“X-Men: First Class”), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (“Mortal Kombat”) and “Sharknado” director Anthony C. Ferrante. Cocktails, Wi-Fi, interviews, business transactions, and cool gadgets were on the menu this year. HBO, American Airlines, and Ben & Jerry’s sponsored the café, which featured Ben & Jerry’s ice cream for GOT beer floats, a DJ and interesting interactive booths and artists.

Last Ship Party on USS Midway Draws Celebs and Comic-Con Fans

CraveOnline Presents: Crave Conquers The Con
CraveOnline Presents: Crave Conquers The Con
CraveOnline Presents: Crave Conquers The Con
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Evolve Media’s CraveOnline Media (http://www.craveonline.com) conquered the Con with TNT’s The Last Ship party.  On Friday, July 25, guests boarded the USS Midway, which was decked out for the huge event for partygoers to enjoy cocktails, games, and most notably, performances by MGMT and Grimes, as well as an aerial show and fireworks.

Nina Dobrev
Nina Dobrev
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Guests immersed themselves into the world of The Last Ship—TNT’s hit new post-apocalyptic series about the crew of a Navy destroyer searching for the cure to a global pandemic. Guests ventured through the similarly themed Science Lab, where footage from the show was viewed, practiced their laser-tag skills in the Laser Maze targeting intruders who threaten the cure. For a select group, refuge was taken in the TNT-hosted VIP Hangar Bay Lounge. If you covered the event as press, you were granted quick access to the party. Others had to wait in a long line.

Celebrities in attendance included Nina Dobrev (Vampire Diaries), Paul Wesley (Vampire Diaries), Shane West (Salem), Nathan Fillion (Castle), Skrillex (musician), Travis Van Winkle (The Last Ship), Julie Benz (Defiance), Grant Bowler (Defiance), Lucas Till (X-Men), Charles Michael David (The Originals), Jason Mewes (Jay and Silent Bob), Luke Barnett (The Amityville Haunting),, Phoebe Tonkin (The Originals), Keahu Kahuaniui (Teen Wolf), Maitland Ward (Girl Meets World), Genesis Rodriguez (Man on a Ledge), and many more

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Nina Dobrev rushing into the CraveOnline party said she couldn’t wait to see MGMT perform; but not before stopping for selfies with some fans on her way in.

Vampire Diaries recently divorced star Paul Wesley sneaking in and out of the CraveOnline and Comic-Con party on the USS Midway hand-in-hand with new girlfriend, The Original’s star, Phoebe Tonkin. The new couple was joined by Phoebe’s The Originals co-star Charles Michael Davis who affectionately planted a kiss on his model girlfriend Katrina Amato on the red carpet. Salem’s Shane West arrived among a sea of fans—the first star to arrive to the CraveOnline party.  As he made his way through the hangar, Skrillex posed with giddy fans for one big group photo.

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Last Ship Party line
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Santa to visit at Cobb Theatres in Wesley Chapel

 

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Santa Claus will be visiting the Cobb Grove 16 Theatre in Wesley Chapel, Florida on Sunday, December 22.  He will be visiting with the children between 12 and 2 pm and will be bringing some snow along for fun.  The theater is located at 6333 Wesley Grove Boulevard, Wesley Chapel FL 33544.  You can call the theater for directions  at (813) 948-5444.

Fort Lauderdale Kicks Off There 28th Film Festival

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The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) now in its 28th year announces its official line-up for the event running October 18 – November 11, 2013.  This years festival will show over 175 American Independent films and World Cinema during the month-long cinematic event with competition categories and awards. As in the past, the festival will include Red Carpet World Premiers, Galas and special celebrity appearance.  The coveted Career Achievement Awards will be presented to Anna Paquin and Lea Thompson and Lifetime Achievement Awards to Tab Hunter, Ed Asner and Ann-Margret.  Read more

Back to School event at Cobb Grove 16 theatre and Cinebistro

The Cobb theatre in Wesley Chapel, Florida will be holding a special event for Back to School with free school supplies, games, face painting, medical screenings, tutoring information, healthy eating suggestions, dental hygiene tips, child safety kits and yes even hair-cuts and more. The special event that is in its 5th year running will be held Saturday, August 3rd from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the theatre located at 6333 Wesley Grove Boulevard, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544.
For directions you can call the theatre at (813) 948-5444 Read more

Black Sabbath Town Hall June 11, 2013

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Black Sabbath will be hosting a live Town Hall in celebration of their new 13 on June 11, 2013 @ 7 p.m. ET. All three members of the band will be participating, Ozzy Osbourne, Tpny Iommi andGeezer Butler. It will be on Google+ Hangout streamed live on YouTube and Google+ and broadcast Live On Ozzy’s Boneyard On SiriusXM.

Viewers around the world can join the celebration via YouTube. The event will also air live on Ozzy Osbourne’s SiriusXM channel Ozzy’s Boneyard, via satellite on channel 38, through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, and online at siriusxm.com. Read more

Talk Climate Crisis with Al Gore on Google+

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Tornadoes, tropical storms, hurricanes, cyclones, winter storms — they are all seemingly increasing in frequency and strength. What else can we expect from the slow-rising climate change … and is it really that slow based on some of the things we’ve seen in the weather lately? Former Vice President Al Gore will be leading an online discussion via Google+ on June 11, 2013 @ 2 p.m. ET to discuss this very topic. Read more