Thursday, September 28, 2023

NYC Event: Daytime Stars & Strikes19th Annual Fundraiser Features Fun Events with Guiding Lights Stars Including Trent Dawson, Michael Park, Roger Howarth, Bradley Cole, Liz Keifer, Ron Raines, Michael O'Leary & Many More

By Suzanne Ordas Curry

Daytime Stars and Strikes is holding its 19th Annual Fundraiser. This annual event benefits the Jerry ver Dorn Scholarship Foundation and the Autism Society of America and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars since its inception, showing just how charitable daytime fans are. All events are held at the Port Authority Frames Bowling Center in NYC. Please visit the website as these events sell out fast:

This year features 4 events:

Monday, September 25, 2023

Feel-Good Interview: Get to Know Michael Jai White of "Spawn", "Tyson" and His Own Western "Outlaw Johnny Black - 7 Things to Learn About Him

By Markos Papadatos #Powerjournalist
Michael Jai White is an actor, writer, filmmaker, and martial artist. He has the distinction of being the first African American to play a major comic book superhero in the film “Spawn.” 
He also played the role of boxer Mike Tyson in the HBO TV film “Tyson.” 
He is known for his work on Tyler Perry’s films and the series “For Better or Worse.” 
His western, “Outlaw Johnny Black,” which he wrote, directed, and stars in was released in September 2023. This summer, he also starred in the action film “The Island.” 
He is married to actress and martial artist Gillian White. 

Feel Good Interview: Get to Know Gleb Savchenko from Dancing With the Stars (opposite Mira Sirvino) and From GAC' Family's Movie "Swing into Romance" - 7 Things to Know

By Markos Papadatos #Powerjournalist
Gleb Savchenko is a dancer, model, actor, and choreographer. He shared seven interesting things about him. 
Savchenko has appeared in the American, U.K., Australian, and Russian versions of the reality dancing competition Dancing with the Stars. He has been doing the franchise since 2003, and he is the sole professional dancer on the globe who has done all versions of the show in all of the different countries. 
In the newest season of Dancing with the Stars, he is paired with Academy Award-winning actress Mira Sorvino. He will also star in the new Great American Family movie Swing Into Romance opposite Danica McKellar. (trailer) 

Sunday, September 24, 2023

Feel-Good Interview: Get to Know Alan Bersten of ABC's Dancing with the Stars: Paired with Jamie Lynn Spears for Season 32

by Markos Papadatos #Powerjournalist

Alan Bersten is a professional dancer and choreographer from the reality dancing competition “Dancing with the Stars.” This season, the show’s 32nd season, he is paired up with Jamie Lynn Spears, as his celebrity dance partner. 

He won the 28th season of the dancing competition when he was partnered with Hannah Brown. He shared seven interesting and exciting things about him.

In addition, he is the founder of Berst10 Fitness, which involves 10-minute workouts. For more information on his fitness program, visit its official homepage. “I hope people check it out and I hope they like it… if there is anything they don’t like about it, they should let me know and I’ll fix it,” he said. 

NY/NY Area Event: 59E59 Theaters Presents The Pool Plays in Association with The New Group's New Works starting October 2023 - 3 Diverse Plays Under One Roof

Females in Entertainment: Meet Jersey's Actor/Director Rosie Gunther McCooe - On Life, Directing, Surviving Cancer and Finding Work - Her Newest Play Now at Emerging Artists Theater NYC

Rosie Gunther McCooe has been working in the theater since she was a youngster. After earning her MFA from Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts, she began her professional acting career in the “soaps'' as “Young Vicky''. 

Over the years, she appeared in several independent films, including A CASE OF BLUE, SHUTTERFLIES, THE JERSEY DEVIL, and BAD PARENTS to name a few. Speaking of BAD PARENTS, she has been involved in just about every one of her friend filmmaker/playwright Caytha Jentis projects. 

In addition she has a Broadway co-producer credit for BANDSTAND and has had the absolute pleasure of working with hundreds children, teens, and adults over the past twenty years directing musical theatre and plays in NJ, NY, and California. She most recently partnered up with Actor Technique NY to direct a production of MATILDA that was performed at the American Theatre for Actors in NYC.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Casting: Twins Talent Seeks Long Island Families/Businesses for a Commercial and Realtors For a Show

Real people and business owners being sought for a commercial to film in Long Island. Also, realtors needed for a show. Contact Twins Talent for more info on these and other opportunities. Contact: TwinsTalent.TV

NYNJ Area Event: Morphmom Conference Comes to Westchester NY September 28, 2023 - Features a Full Lineup of Inspiring Women Including Christina Geist, Annabel Monaghan, Caytha Jentis, Simone Gordon, Thyme SUllivan, Sara Bliss and More

Morphmom is on the move! This time the organization founded by Kathleen Butler Smith e to inspire moms and others to live their best life comes to Westchester NY. On tap for the day is a full lineup of accomplished, inspiring women to give you advice and food for thought on what you CAN do with your life.

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Barbie the Movie is Now Available to Rent on Herflix, The Streaming Platform Devoted to Supported Female Filmmakers: No Subscription Required to Watch

If you weren't one of the millions of people who went to see the record-breaking movie Barbie by Greta Gerwig, you now have a chance to watch it at home.

A great place to view it is Herflix. Herflix is a streaming platform that supports female filmmakers. There is NO subscription, you can watch it on any device and you only pay per movie. Then you have 72 hours to watch it. You can rent Barbie on Herflix here:

Herflix is a unique streaming platform that focuses on films for, about & by women. Every time you watch a film, rental or free, you help support women filmmakers worldwide while creating a fantastic, inclusive women’s media community.  

NY/NJ Event: Bergen CASA for Children Holds "Fore the Children" Golf Classic 10/2/23 to Support Kids in Foster Care: Judge Bonnie Mizdol and Advocate Kathy Krassner to be Honored

If you're looking for some fun for a great cause, Bergen County CASA for Children is having it's annual Golf Classic. Golfers will enjoy the beautiful course (located less than an hour from NYC) and others may enjoy dinner at the club while you peruse the fabulous items in the Silent Auction. 
 "Fore The Kids’ Golf Classic" will be held on Monday, October 2, with a shotgun start at noon, (registration from 9:30am) at Edgewood Country Club in River Vale to benefit (non-profit) Bergen County Court Appointed Special Advocates (BergenCASA). This organization trains volunteers to become one-on-one Advocates for abused and neglected children from Bergen County who are in foster care. For Tickets and Info:

Thursday, September 7, 2023

New York's Katonah Classic Stage Presents Pinter Play Festival in October 2023, Co-Produced with Pacific Resident Theater (CA): Trilogy Features Trent Dawson, Richard Hollis, Claire Karpen & More

Katonah Classic Stage (KCS), Westchester County’s professional theatre company dedicated to classic plays, will give audience’s a unique peak at Harold Pinter’s distinguished career by mounting 3 of his plays this Fall: Betrayal, The Dumb Waiter, and Applicant

This festival, which starts October 5, 2023 gives audiences a rare opportunity to survey 20 years of Nobel Laureate Pinter’s writing, from the “comedy of menace” in his early work to the “memory plays” which he developed in the midpoint of career. All of the plays explore his distinct use of rhythm, known as the “Pinter Pause,” to great effect, eliciting laughter and terror, often at the same time, from audiences.

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Feel-Good Interview Series: Get to Know Canadian Actor Corey Sevier of Hallmark, GAC's Mystery by the Book, North Shore, Lassie, Pumpkin Everything and More : 7 Things to Know About Him

By: Markos Papadatos #Powerjournalist
Corey Sevier is Canadian actor, who is known for his acting work in the Hallmark world, as well as his role on the ‘00s Fox TV series North Shore as Gabriel McKay, and as Timmy Cabot in Lassie. Sevier went on to share seven interesting things about himself.You can see him in GAC's new film Mystery by the Book and in many of your favorite Christmas movies including Everything Christmas, Take Me Back for Christmas, Christmas Plus One and Noel Next Door among others,
Favorite Movies 
“I was a huge Back to The Future kid growing up, and I loved The Shawshank Redemption. I enjoyed National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. “In the holiday sense, I also love The Family Man with Nicolas Cage and Tea Leoni. Also, Jurassic Park has a special place in my heart.”

Feel-Good Interview: Get To Know Actor and Singer Alicia Witt from Hallmark, Two Weeks Notice, Nashville and So Much More - New EP "Witness" Released

By Markos Papadatos #Powerjournalist
Alicia Witt is a singer and pianist. She first came to fame as a child actress after being discovered by David Lynch, who cast her in Dune and Twin Peaks. She was a regular on Cybill Shepherd's sitcom Cybill where she played her daughter, Zoe Woodbine.  She has starred in Hallmark films, Vanilla SkyTwo Weeks NoticeLast HolidayUrban Legend, and the thriller 88 Minutes
In addition, Witt has made television appearances in The Walking DeadThe Sopranos, Nashville, Two and a Half Men, The Librarians, Friday Night Lights, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The Mentalist, Justified, Twin Peaks: The Return, CSI: Miami, and Orange Is the New Black
She just released her newest EP “Witness.” Witt shares eight interesting things about herself.