EXCLUSIVE: The Whitney Museum to Honor Michael Bloomberg at Gala and Studio Party

The Whitney Museum of American Art will honor Michael Bloomberg during its annual Gala and Studio Party on April 9.
The centrist politician, who two weeks ago revealed he would not be running for president in 2020, is “a great friend to the Whitney,” according to the museum’s Alice Pratt Brown director Adam D. Weinberg. Bloomberg’s honor stems from his philanthropic work and support for artists and cultural organizations; under his administration spanning 11 years, the founder of Bloomberg LP backed 500 public art projects.
There’s more cause for celebration, though: the gala, which this year will be sponsored by Michael Kors and Audi, marks the four-year anniversary of the museum’s move downtown to the Meatpacking District. Plus folks will be able to celebrate — or perhaps more accurately, mourn — the closing of the oft-Instagrammed exhibit “Andy Warhol — From A to B and Back Again.”
For Kors’ part, he said he’s looking forward to checking out the next thing the museum has to offer.
“I love the building and the fact that there’s always something new and provocative to see,” he said. “Having the Whitney in my backyard is a dream.”

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‘Half-Life,’ ‘Portal’ Writer and Riot Dev Form Seattle Game Studio

Game developers Chet Faliszek and Kimberly Voll formed a co-operative games studio called Stray Bombay, they revealed to Variety. The new studio, which is based in Seattle, was formed to create games to better reflect players’ desires for social experiences. “Players are smart, they are social,” Faliszek wrote in a blog post revealing the new […]



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Usher And Rich The Kid Reportedly Under Attack As Gunshots Are Heard While In L.A. Studio!

That is so scary! According to brand new reports, Usher and Rich the Kid were both at a recording studio in West Hollywood when someone opened fire, attacking the two stars’ entourages!

TMZ claims that a few armed men took Usher and Rich’s associates by storm, pistol whipping violently at least one bodyguard.

Unfortunately, the terrifying attack did not end there as the attackers reportedly shot about ten bullets while escaping the scene.

Thankfully, it is being reported that nobody was hit by the bullets which means that they are generally unharmed.

WeHo Sheriff’s department is currently investigating the scary attack.

The news outlet also claims that Usher was safe inside the studio when the attack happened, but that was not the case with Rich the Kid who was outside at the time!

Civilian Public Information Officer for LA’s County Sheriff’s Office, Nicole Nishida released a statement via HollywoodLife that reads: ‘I cannot confirm Usher was involved, but I can confirm the fact that at approximately 3:27 today multiple suspects allegedly robbed victims at a local business and shots were fired.’

Furthermore, it is believed, as per TMZ, that ‘the suspect or suspects made off with a ton of cash and jewelry.’

That makes sense since only a few hours before the attack, Rich took to social media to show off his wealth.

The rapper posted a snap of him in front of a purple Lamborghini and holding stacks of cash in his hands.

Furthermore, the man was wearing multiple gold and diamond chains and bracelets at the time so is anyone even surprised some dangerous people couldn’t resist the riches?

‘For motivational purposes only,’ Rich wrote in the caption.

Yes, it may have indeed motivated someone to shoot him and steal his expensive accessories and money!

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R. Kelly Can No Longer Have Overnight Access To Studio

Building inspectors enter R. Kelly studio to investigate possible code violations

Source: Chicago Tribune / Getty

Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly truly turned R. Kelly’s world upside down. The six-part documentary exposed Kelly’s predatory behaviors towards underage girls and the places where he allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with them is now on the radar of city officials and attorneys. One of these places is a recording studio he rents in downtown Chicago. The space was illegally being used as a living space and the disgraced singer is now under fire for it.

A judge ruled in housing court on February 8th that there can no longer be overnight use of the recording studio, NBC Chicago reports. Use of the second floor is prohibited and he can only use the first floor from 9:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m.

Kelly’s attorney, Melvin Simms III, reportedly tried to argue that “you can’t put a schedule on when a moment of beautiful music comes into your soul,”  but that couldn’t change the judge’s mind.

In January, it was found that the building had 67 code violations and was not safe for occupancy. The violations included an illegal sauna, wobbly staircase and having zero smoke alarms. The judge’s main concern is that no one is living on the second floor where a bed and clothing were found by city inspectors.

Simms claims that architects have been hired to bring the building back up to code and address building violations that may date back decades.

“We got the best architect that we could find and we are going to be working with him going forward to assess all options at the building.”

Besides use of his studio being limited, Kelly is also banned from the city of Philadelphia, has been dropped by Sony Music, and is being investigated by the District Attorney’s office in Georgia and the FBI.



Destination Spotlight: Grafus Studio

Grafus Studio, located at 225 King Street East in Toronto, features products sourced from vendors internationally, where everything available in the store, has been “touched by design.” The store offers a curated look that is transitional and elegant with details that are unusual yet understated and classic in appeal. All of the seating has been custom designed with fabrics selected by Glen Peloso and his team to help you create beautiful rooms, from the casual to elegant.

Piper – The “performance fabric” on this chair, combined with great colors looks great in any room.

Andrea Swirl – The amazing shapes in this curated glass vase collection shows us all of the most current colors that are trending at various North American markets: blue, green, gold and other metallics along with texture and light play.

Darcy – This beautiful velvet sofa is a popular choice among the store’s clientele. It offers both style and comfort.

Accessories – A curated collection of accessories are hand picked to work together. The studio offers a wide variety including natural wood finishes, metallic details, exclusive throw blankets and high quality everblooms.

The Studio – Grafus Studio is drive by design, from the largest sectional to the smallest accessory, with customers squarely in mind!

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Disney gains after reporting that studio revenue grew 50% year over year

Disney's earnings come as investors continue to seek more information on the company's long-term vision for its various streaming investments as well as how it plans to integrate assets recently acquired from Twenty-First Century Fox.


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3 dead, including shooter, at Florida yoga studio

A gunman killed two people and wounded five others at a yoga studio in Florida's capital before killing himself Friday evening, officials said.
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