Have you ever wanted to wear a used pair of ballet slippers worn by Natalie Portman? I know I have! Well here's your chance, Crafts For A Cause is a charity where musicians and entertainers are making crafts to be auctioned off to benefit Haiti.
The amount of people taking part in this is pretty remarkable, Ed Droste from Grizzly Bear is auctioning his guitar that he learned to play on and was the primary guitar used for Horn of Plenty and Yellow House.
Social networking superstar Facebook has taken the number one spot as America's most visited site this week, outnumbering the leading lady of the internet, Google, for the top spot. What was once a dorm room brainchild, Facebook has become the outlet for not only social web interaction, but also a site for news, entertainment, events and contact interfacing. With the continued threat from Google to pull out of communist China, the mega search engine could potentially face a loss of over thirteen million users in the Far East due to disagreements on censorship. With new users becoming addicted to the realm of Facebook on an hourly basis, the website and its mobile attache gives users the ability to navigate through its pages for up-to-the-minute news about the happenings of friends and family while monitoring a range of topics from the stock market to subway and airline schedules. Stay tuned for more updates as this phenomenon continues to unfold.
Tiger Woods announced today that he will make a historic return to the game of golf on April 8, 2010 to compete in the Master's Tournament after almost six months of hiding from his media-infused scandal. Woods' public problems began on Thanksgiving Day with a minor car accident outside his Florida home he shares with his wife Elin Nordegren and their two children, which ultimately led to the exposure of dozens of extramarital affairs from across the country. Woods has been undergoing therapy for sex addiction at a treatment center far removed from public life and from his family. The lustful links lover attempted to restore his broken image through a televised address to the PGA on February 19 where he apologized for his behavior in a highly scripted speech.
Kate Winslet and Hollywood husband, Sam Mendes, have untied the knot. The Academy Award winning pair were married for seven years and have a child together along with a daughter from Winslet’s first marriage. The New York Post could not confirm if divorce proceedings were in the works, but claim that the couple has been contemplating separation from one another for some time. Winslet was crowned queen of the silver screen and received an Oscar for her epic role in Stephen Daldry's, The Reader. Mendes received his Academy accolades for the direction of blockbuster film, American Beauty. The starlit couple’s breakup comes as a surprise to Hollywood and to the film industry.
Even though Conan was jumped, beaten up, and left for dead by NBC, he's still managing to make headlines. O'Brien announced on his twitter that he'll be, "heading to your town on a half-assed comedy & music tour. I repeat: It's half-assed." The ‘Legally Prohibited From Being Funny On Television Tour' was announced shortly after the twitter craze that Conan sparked by following a random person (Sarah Killen), who went from 3 followers (pre-Conan) to 27,900 followers and was given a bunch of free stuff.
One of the last stops on tour will be at this year's Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tennessee. Conan has never turned down the opportunity to rock out on his previous talk shows, so it seems like a perfect fit.
The tour will start April 12th in Eugene, Oregon, for tickets and details visit Team Coco.
Kanye West's stylish squeeze, Amber Rose, was spotted at the Hall of Fame Barbershop at Miami's luxurious Clinton Hotel getting her infamous buzz cut while prodding at her tag-along sister to don the same image. A little peer pressure never hurt anyone, right? For the arm candy of one of music's hottest icons, this hairstyle, or lack thereof, seems to catch more attention than the superstar himself.
Premiering at the Miami International Film Festival, "No One Knows About Persian Cats" showcases the underground music scene in Iran. The film focuses on one band trying to create Indie Rock, but due to censorship in the country, are unable to perform unless they leave the country. Their journey to attain passports, permits, and other band members leads the film crew through the streets of Tehran exploring the music scene in the capital city.
Here we go again, another rivalry that will surely end in bloodshed, Raaaaaaaandy with 8 a's has announced war on gangster singer Justin Bieber.
Raaaaaaaady's friend, Aziz Ansari (who bears a remarkable resemblance to the comedian) posted the re-enactment on his tumblr. In the video, Raaaaaaaandy explained he was in the studio working on the Raaaaaaaandy mix tape "and Bieber drops by and he [Bieber] was like, I just wana watch ya'll work. Which basically means he wants to come over and smoke all our weed."
Sarah Palin took a seat on Jay Leno's couch Tuesday night to chat and giggle and all that other nonsense guests do on late-night talk shows. Once the two were done catching up, Leno announced that Palin was going to make her "comedy debut" (apparently SNL doesn't count). The former Governor of Alaska took to the stage and performed a pretty decent stand-up routine. She joked about the things you'd expect: Alaska (it's so cold there it's "5 degrees below Congress' approval rating"), not being the vice president ("I would not know what to do with all that free time), and of course, Tina Fey ("I have been really busy, I've picked up a gig in Las Vegas, at the Legends show, playing Tina Fey.")