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The 2014 Independent Spirit Awards

March 4th, 2014 · No Comments

By Valerie Milano
Santa Monica, CA (Hollywood Today) 3/4/14 – Held on the Saturday before the Oscars (March 1) in the traditional tent on the beach in Santa Monica, in spite of the rain. It was beautiful at the beach, surf high and awardees even more so. The weather started rolling in about the time the awards ended.

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BUILD-A-BEAR

February 17th, 2014 · No Comments

HOSTS DISNEY CHARACTER ARTIST

By Valerie Milano

Anaheim, CA (Hollywood Today) 2/17/14 – “I have been drawing since I was three years old” Dorota Kotarba-Mendez, character art apprentice for the Disney Consumer Products Central Creative team, told HT. She said that her Grandmother would draw with her and that was how she learned to draw growing up in Poland. Dorota Kotarba-Mendez studied Interior Design and got her BA from the National Fine Arts School. In 1994, she earned her MFA in Painting from the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland. After graduation she concentrated on Fresco restoration as well as teaching painting. She joined the Disney family in 1997 as an character art apprentice. Since then she designed toys, worked with the Apparel Team, and for the last seven years, created character art for the Disney Consumer Products Central Creative team. She has worked on various properties including The Lion King, Winnie The Pooh, Jungle Cubs, Disney Fairies, and Disney Princess.

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The Hollywood Christmas Parade 2013

December 7th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Please donate a toy or book to your local Toys For Tots program

By Valerie Milano
Hollywood, CA (Hollywood Today) 12/7/13 – The 82nd Annual 2013 Red Carpet Parade and Christmas celebration went off down Hollywood Boulevard last Sunday with celebrities, performances, floats and marching bands along with a special salute to Disabled American Veterans.

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Maggies, Fashion Magnet Replaces the Safety Pin

December 4th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Exclusive interview with Maggies designer-inventor Margaret Sinclair who’s created a new way of fastening clothingBy Robin RoweHOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Today) 2013/12/4 – It’s not a button, a zipper, a pin, a snap or Velcro. A Maggie is a powerful magnet and metal ring that turns scarves or shawls into elegant tops or sarongs. With an […]

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Jimi Hendrix “A Brother’s Story” Leon’s sweet, shy, protective older brother Buster — just happened to wear crazy clothes and set his guitar on fire.”

November 28th, 2013 · 1 Comment

“His little brother Leon gives us ‘Buster,’ the Jimi Hendrix only his family knew. Keeping it real all the way By ADAM MITCHELLHOLLYWOOD(Hollywood Today)11/28/13/– More than forty years after his death, Jimi Hendrix—recently named the greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone magazine—continues to inspire fans of rock music. Many have written about Hendrix’s […]

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2013 Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter Film TV Music Conference

October 31st, 2013 · No Comments

Composers and the Music come together

By Valerie Milano

Hollywood, CA (Hollywood Today) 10/31/13 – 2013 Billboard & The Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Conference took place Tuesday, October 29th and Wednesday, October 30th at the W Hotel in Hollywood.

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