Disney/Pixar COCO: Gael Garcia Bernal (voice of “Hector”) Interview #PixarCocoEvent

Disney/Pixar COCO opens in theaters everywhere on November 22nd! Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious … [Read more...]

Benjamin Bratt Talks About Family, & The Beauty of Disney/Pixar’s Coco #PixarCocoEvent

It was an honor to be invited to LA for the Pixar Coco Event, and Disney/Pixar press junket for the movie Coco. There I joined a select group of bloggers in celebrating this year's most meaningful family film. The junket was an incredible experience, as the focus was not just film making, but on family as well. The cast and film makers were relaxed and incredibly generous with sharing their … [Read more...]

The Festive Hollywood Premiere of Disney/Pixar’s COCO & Movie Review #PixarCocoEvent

It was a colorful, and festive evening as Disney/Pixar’s COCO took over Hollywood for it’s U.S. premiere at the beautiful El Capitan Theatre and I had the honor of attending! Disney/Pixar’s COCO is a celebration of family, culture and music. The Hollywood Pre Party was just that - decked out in beautiful vibrant colors, amazing authentic food, beautiful dancers, live mariachi bands that could … [Read more...]

Disney•Pixar’s COCO – New Clip, Movie Images & Featurette #PixarCocoEvent #PixarCoco

I’m excited to share with my readers a new clip, movie images and featurette from Disney•Pixar’s COCO which opens in theatres everywhere this Thanksgiving (November 22nd)! About the movie: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). … [Read more...]

Disney•Pixar’s COCO – New Trailer & Poster #PixarCoco

I am very excited to share with my readers the new poster and trailer for Disney•Pixar’s COCO. Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the … [Read more...]

Eleven Must Have Beauty And The Beast Products & New “Something There” Movie Clip

Being a part of the Be Our Guest Event in LA, I was able to return home with a generous amount of Beauty and The Beast products to share with my family. After being gone for four days, it was so much fun to come home with a little something for everyone. It was the icing on the cake to a movie my entire family has been celebrating the release of. Twinings Tea: Flavors: Camomile, Honey & … [Read more...]

Enjoy High Fidelity Streaming with Google Chromecast Audio

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free Google Chromecast Audio combines two of my favorite things, new tech and music. I listen to music pretty much everyday, pretty much all day. While I get ready in the morning, while I cook dinner, while I work, even while I soak in the tub at night. So, I'm … [Read more...]

Moana, Behind The Movie & Polynesian Celebration #MoanaBluray

While recently in L.A. I had the pleasure of attending an exclusive Moana Blu-ray press event. It was an evening filled with Polynesian culture, entertainment, amazing food, and an intimate discussion with the filmmakers behind Disney's hit movie Moana. Polynesian dancers welcoming us to the #MoanaBluray presentation! Available to purchase on March 7th! #BeOurGuestEvent #Moana A post shared … [Read more...]

Online Promotional Branding for Music Acts is More Crucial than Ever

When it comes to outrageous publicity stunts, the music business has never been found wanting. However, the advent of the world wide web has created a serious need for a whole new type of publicity. Promotional branding has become more important than at any other time in the entire history of the industry. Of course, this is every bit as true for almost any business one can think of. However, it … [Read more...]

New Sing Holiday Video, Activity Sheets & Prize Package Giveaway #SingMovie

I recently shared a look at Universal Pictures’ new movie Sing. Today I’m excited to share a fun new holiday video, free activity sheets and a Sing prize package giveaway that includes a $25 Fandango Gift Card. Don’t let fear stop you from doing the thing you love. Watch the new holiday video featuring a special message from Grammy Award-nominated Tori Kelly and don’t miss SING in theaters … [Read more...]

The Party Continues with Alice Through the Looking Glass on Digital HD, Blu-ray™, DVD & Disney Movies Anywhere

Disney’s Spectacular Adventure “Alice Through the Looking Glass” Journeys Home Oct. 18 on Digital HD, Blu-ray™ and Disney Movies Anywhere. Step through the magical looking glass and behind the scenes to discover how filmmakers created this riveting return to the whimsical world of Underland! In “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” the all-star cast from the 2010 blockbuster is back with Johnny … [Read more...]

Honey 3: Dare to Dance Blu-ray/ DVD/ Digital HD Combo Pack Giveaway (2 winners)

After losing her place at a prestigious academy, a young dancer struggles to keep her passion alive in HONEY 3: Dare to Dance, Starring American recording artist Cassie Ventura (The Perfect Match, Step Up 2: The Streets) and Kenny Wormald (Footloose, Love & Mercy), HONEY 3: Dare to Dance is an inspirational story about overcoming adversity and the power of dance. The Blu-ray™, DVD and … [Read more...]

P!nk’s Brand New Music Video from Disney’s Alice Through The Looking Glass #ThroughTheLookingGlass

I’m so excited to share P!nk’s brand new music video for "Just Like Fire” from Disney's Alice Through The Looking Glass. P!nk is finally back with brand new music! This song, and beautiful imagery has me even more excited for Disney's upcoming film Alice Through The Looking Glass. In Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable … [Read more...]

Don’t miss this year’s Detroit Pistons Dance Studio tryouts

Did you know that the The Detroit Pistons own and operate a Performing Arts Center in Rochester Hills? An elite resource of dance, cheer, and performance training. Offering studio dance classes in the styles of Hip Hop, Jazz and Cheer and have two companies, a Junior Program for ages 8-12 and a Senior Program for ages 13+. The Pistons PAC emphasizes training in production, performance and … [Read more...]

Five ways to win at Mother’s Day for under $10

Looking to wow her on Mother's Day, while staying on a tight budget? Here are five nice gift ideas, each for $10 or under. Homemade dessert I know baking from scratch isn't for everyone, but there are some pretty impressive box mixes on the grocery store shelf these days. Bottle of wine You can dress it up with a towel, a candle and a note saying to enjoy a long warm bath. A new book You … [Read more...]

A first look @ Disney’s Pete’s Dragon #PetesDragon

A reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film, “Pete’s Dragon” is the adventure of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliott, who just so happens to be a dragon. Pete’s Dragon” stars Bryce Dallas Howard (“Jurassic World”), Oakes Fegley (“This is Where I Leave You”), Wes Bentley (“The Hunger Games”), Karl Urban (“Star Trek”), Oona Laurence (“Southpaw”) and Oscar® winner Robert … [Read more...]

The 1975 @ Meadow Brook Amphitheatre #Detroit

Labeled one of the hardest working bands of 2014 playing more than 190 shows in 29 countries and lapping the world six times over; The 1975 are a British alternative rock band formed in Manchester. The group consists of Matthew Healy, Adam Hann, George Daniel, and Ross MacDonald. - Wikipedia The band recently announced a string of shows in support of their sophomore release "I Like It When You … [Read more...]

An evening with Angels & flash giveaway #AngelsSing on DVD

I recently put together a nice evening among friends. We enjoyed dinner, drinks and spent time talking about the holiday season and what it means to each of us. We also enjoyed watching the holiday movie Angels Sings. It was a perfect way to end 2015. Of course topping my list of meaning is my family. With them, I am so very blessed, and they are by far the best gift of all. Spending time … [Read more...]

Kenny Chesney ticket giveaway #Detroit #SpreadTheLove

I recently shared that Kenny Chesney is bringing his "Spread The Love tour" to Detroit’s Ford Field on Saturday, August 13th, 2016. Well, hold on to your hats, today I'm sharing a fun ticket giveaway. In-case you haven't heard, Kenny is bringing along some of his friends - Miranda Lambert, Jake Owen and Old Dominion will also be performing. It's going to be heck of a show! Ticket are on sale … [Read more...]

Kenny Chesney to bring his Spread The Love tour to Ford Field #Detroit #SpreadTheLove

Local country fans rejoice! Kenny Chesney is bringing his star stunned Spread The Love Tour to Detroit's Ford Field on Saturday, August 13th, 2016. Along with Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Jake Owen and Old Dominion will also be performing. Woo-hoo, like his previous tours, this is going to be a night to remember. Have you ever seen Kenny Chesney perform live? You don't even have to be a … [Read more...]

America’s Got Talent Kicks Off Season 11 Auditions In Detroit

“America’s Got Talent” will kick off Season 11 auditions in Detroit on Saturday, Nov. 7 at the COBO Center. This is the first time the hit series is visiting Detroit and marks the beginning of a 12-city nationwide search for America’s next big undiscovered entertainer. ‘AGT’ will host Season 11 auditions in 12 cities including Detroit, MI; New York, NY; Phoenix, AZ; Salt Lake City, UT; Las … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. Enjoyed a late dinner with friends. Spent an afternoon cooking, and watching a movie with our granddaughter. Won $48 the first time we played Keeno. Played again and won nothing. Burned a loaf of garlic bread. Not just a little, really burned it. Black. Started pulling out our Halloween decorations. Had a good time at Rib Fest, a local barbecue … [Read more...]

Q&A with Paul Zerdin Winner of America’s Got Talent #NBC #agt

I was recently invited to a phone interview with Paul Zerdin, the winner of this season's America's Got Talent on NBC. Though my schedule would not permit me to participate, I’m very excited to share some of the highlights from the call with my readers. Q: Can you speak a little bit about what was going through your mind as you awaited the final results? And what your initial reaction was … [Read more...]