AN INTERVIEW WITH RAQUEL ALMAZAN

PEN America’s weekly interview series. This week, Claire Adler speaks with Raquel Almazan, whose upcoming play La Paloma Prisoner will premiere off-Broadway in April. 1. What was the first book or piece of writing that had a profound impact on you?Early in high school I remember reading Kate Chopin’s The Awakening and how I felt I had crept into... Continue Reading →

YouTube Music Hosts 2020 Leaders & Legends Ball Honoring LaFace Records

On Wednesday evening, YouTube Music celebrated the 30 year legacy of LaFace Records honoring music visionaries, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds and Antonio “LA” Reid. The black-tie gala, which took place at the Atlanta History Center, reflected on the city’s longstanding contributions to popular music, largely established by the night’s guests of honor. The evening was introduced... Continue Reading →

WOODY WILSON: THE STORY

Yes, you too can be called a clothing designer when you work with your tailor to design and create suits and garments that are one-of-a-kind pieces for you to wear. Never thought of yourself as a men's clothing designer; but love working with a bespoke tailor to determine exactly which luxury fabrics and details best... Continue Reading →

Greenwich Entertainment secures rights to Billie Holiday doc

Indie distributor Greenwich Entertainment has picked up the North American distribution rights to the documentary Billie, which chronicles the story of legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday. The previously announced documentary draws from the work of journalist Linda Lipnack Kueh and weaves together restored performances in color and interviews with those who knew Holiday (pictured), such as Charles Mingus, Tony Bennett, Sylvia Syms... Continue Reading →

Ree Drummond signs multi-year Food Network deal

Discovery-owned Food Network has signed a new multi-year content deal with food blogger, cookbook author and entrepreneur Ree Drummond. Drummond (pictured) is a writer and photographer. Her blog, ThePioneerWoman.com, showcases her cooking, photography and anecdotes about country living as a ranch wife and mother of four. She launched the site in 2011 and has been... Continue Reading →

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