Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Zachary Levi jams with Richie Cannata

NYC 4-29-13: Richie Cannata's open Monday Night Jam at the Bitter End hosts actors Zachary Levi and Retta. All photos © Derek Storm

Richie Cannata is an American music producer, multi-instrumentalist and studio owner most notable for playing saxophone with Billy Joel. After leaving the band in 1981, he opened Cove City Sound Studios in Glen Cove, NY. Artists who have recorded in Cannata's studio include Billy Joel, Celine Dion, Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez as well as the Academy Award winning film ChicagoIn the mid-1990s Cannata toured with The Beach Boys, playing saxophone, woodwinds and synthesizers. In 2006, Cannata returned with Joel for the record-setting 12-show run at Madison Square Garden.

Zachary Levi & Richie Cannata

Retta Sirleaf

Eren & Richie Cannata

Eren Cannata

Eren Cannata

Richie Cannata


Richie Cannata & Billy Joel: Madison Square Garden 4-24-06

Monday, April 29, 2013

"Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn" movie premiere

NYC 4-29-13: "Once Upon a Time in Brooklyn" premieres at AMC Empire Theaters, NYC.

Bobby Baldano (William DeMeo) is the black sheep of the family. When he gets out of prison after serving a five year sentence, his father (Armand Assante) has high hopes of a fresh start for him and coming to work at Joseph Baldano & Sons Contracting, the legitimate and thriving multi-generational family business Bobby's grandfather built up from nothing. But Bobby's a mob connected street thug who gets caught back up in a life of inescapable crime. He has two families; one supportive and loving, the other dangerous and deadly. He must decide between the two families and once he does truths are revealed that Bobby always knew but was too blind to see and too afraid too.

All photos © Derek Storm

Paul Borghese, Armand Assante, William DeMeo

Armand Assante with William DeMeo's mother Grace

Armand Assante

William DeMeo, Paul Borghese

Paul Borghese

William DeMeo

Vincent Pastore

Dominic Chianese

Tony Darrow

Ice T, Coco Austin

Michael Rispoli

Gianni Russo

John Starks

Vinny Vella

Lorraine Ziff

John D'Leo

Alex DiMenna

Jack Douglas

Dan Grimaldi

Jaclyn Ingoglia

Samantha Ivers

Lola Jimoh

Dominick LaRuffa Jr.

Jackie Martling

Elia Monte-Brown

Charles Parshley

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Christina Ricci at Tribeca Film Festival

NYC 4-27-13: Christina Ricci, voice of "Vexy" in "Smurfs 2" appears at Family Festival Screening of the Smurfs at the Tribeca Film Festival, BMCC, TPAC, NYC. Ricci's dress is Oscar de la Renta; shoes and handbag Christian Louboutin. All photos © Derek Storm

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Maxwell Caulfield & Juliet Mills Photo Call

On April 26th, 2013, Juliet Mills, Maxwell Caulfield, Jennifer Cody and Doug Plaut will perform in a benefit reading of Arthur Kopit's 1962 play "OH DAD, POOR DAD, MAMA'S HUNG YOU IN THE CLOSET AND I'M FEELIN' SO SAD" at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT (right next to the Greenwich train station for all the Urban dwellers). Meet the cast in the photos below!
Juliet Mills is an English actress who began her career as a child actress. She was nominated for a Tony Award for her work in Five Finger Exercise in 1960. She progressed to film work, and then to television, playing the lead role in the sitcom Nanny and the Professor from 1970 until 1971. She received Golden Globe Award nominations for her work in this series, and for her role in the film Avanti! (1972). She won an Emmy Award for her performance in the television miniseries QB VII (1974). Mills continues to appear in television and theatre, and from 1999 until 2008, she played a continuing role in the daytime drama series Passions and was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for her work.

Maxwell Caulfield is a British film, stage, and television actor who is based in the United States, known for his roles as Michael Carrington in Grease 2 (1982) and as Miles Colby in The Colbys (1985-87) and its parent show Dynasty (1985-86). He has more than 70 film, stage and television credits. He starred in Ronald F. Maxwell's Gettysburg (1993) and Tom DiCillo's The Real Blonde (1987). He is most commonly known in the UK for his role as Mark Wylde in Emmerdale.

The reading will take place on Friday April 26, 2013 at 7:30 pm at the Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.artful.ly/store/events/826.

All photos © Derek Storm

Maxwell Caulfield & Juliet Mills

Jake Levitt, John Wascavage, Jennifer Cody, Doug Plaut, Juliet Mills, Maxwell Caulfield

Maxwell Caulfield

Juliet Mills

Jennifer Cody

Doug Plaut