Monthly Archives: November 2018
Saturday, January 19 From MGM Grand Garden Arena
Live On SHOWTIME PPV® Presented
By Premier Boxing Champions
Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, boxing’s only eight-division world champion, will end his two-year hiatus from a U.S. boxing ring when he returns to Las Vegas to defend his World Boxing Association welterweight world title against former four-division world champion and must-see attraction Adrien “The Problem” Broner. The Pacquiao vs. Broner world championship event will take place Saturday, Jan. 19 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Pacquiao vs. Broner and its co-main event fights will be produced and distributed live by SHOWTIME PPV and presented by Premier Boxing Champions beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
“MP Promotions is very excited about launching its new relationship with the PBC by presenting Senator Manny’s return to Las Vegas in the first defense of his WBA welterweight world title,” said MP Promotions head Joe Ramos. “Manny has a rich boxing history at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, and he will train hard to keep that title when he battles Adrien Broner on January 19. This will be another opportunity for Manny to add another highlight to his spectacular career and entertain his millions of fans. But more importantly, to prove to the world that he still belongs in the pound-for-pound discussion. It’s going to be a great night for the sport.”
OFALS Anniversary Gala Honored
Wes Matthews Sr., NBA Legend
Olivia Palmero, Global Style Icon
McCullough Shriver, Sweetflexx Founder
Cindy Hsu, WCBS-TV News Anchor & Reporter to Serve as Emcee
Celebrity Chef’s Ben Bebenroth from Spice Kitchen & Bar
and Bill Telepan from Oceana Restaurant NYC to create Bone Healthy Dinner Menu.
The Orthopaedic Foundation for Active Lifestyles (OFALS) Fourteenth Annual Gala will take place on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the Lotte New York Palace. The evening will begin with a champagne and hors d’oeuvres reception at 6:00 PM followed by dinner.
The gala will honor Wes Matthews Sr., NBA legend, Los Angeles Lakers Point Guard and 2x NBA Champion who will receive the ‘Spirit of Active Lifestyle’ Award. Also honored will be Olivia Palmero, Global Style Icon and Entrepreneur who will receive the “Leadership, Vision & Inspiration” award. McCullough Shriver, Sweetflexx Founder, Inventor and CEO will receive the “Entrepreneurial Spirit Award.” Sweetflexx is an activewear clothing line with built in resistance bands.
World Business Forum New York is a two-day event that brings together senior-level decision makers from across all industries to learn from and be inspired by the world’s most renowned business thought leaders and practitioners.
The event includes distinguished speakers, networking, book signings and opportunities to connect and implement on this year’s theme: the “exponential,” a welcome to the exponential age – an age of movements, of possibility, of empowerment, of impact.
WBF NYC Speakers: JEFF IMMELT, (Chairman/CEO, General Electric (2001–2017);) ARIANNA HUFFINGTON, (Founder of the Huffington Post, Founder/CEO of Thrive Global,); DANIEL KAHNEMAN, (Nobel Prize Winner, Father of Behavioral Economics); DANIEL GOLEMAN, (Renowned Psychologist and Leading Authority on Emotional Intelligence.
It was our 6th appearance at the World Business Forum NYC, have to say thousands of people in attendance and great speakers from around the world, sharing their wisdom and expertize with people in attendance, see more about WOBI in our World Liberty TV Business Channel and Blogs by Clicking here.
We had the pleasure of interviewing Film, television ,theater and three-time Tony Award Winner ,Nathan lane and Actor Matthew Broderick ,at the 35th Annual Drama League’s Annual benefit 2018, which Nathan Lane was honored.
Nathan Lane is an American actor and writer who is known for his roles in Mousehunt and in The Lion King. He won three Tony Awards, an Screen Actors Guild Award, an Emmy Award, and an Drama Desk Award.
In television, he is known for his roles in Modern Family, The Good Wife and The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story.
Lane won three Tony Awards for his stage roles in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Producers and for Angels in America.
Lane was born on February 3, 1956 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He studied at St. Peter’s Preparatory High School. He is openly gay. In 2015, Lane married Devlin Elliott.
Matthew Broderick: Matthew Broderick is an American actor and singer. His roles include the title character in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986), the adult voice of Simba in Disney’s The Lion King trilogy (1994–2004), David Lightman in the Cold War thriller WarGames (1983), and Leo Bloom in the Broadway production of The Producers (2005).
Broderick has won two Tony Awards, one for Best Featured Actor in a Play for Brighton Beach Memoirs (1983), and one for Best Actor in a Musical for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1995). As of 2018, Broderick remains the youngest winner of the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play.
In 2006, for his contributions to the film industry, Matthew Broderick was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame with a motion pictures star located at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard. Eleven years later, Broderick earned induction into the American Theater Hall of Fame.
Host: Matthew Broderick. Special guests: Christine Baranski, Josh Charles, Billy Eichner, Brita Filter, Santino Fontana, Mark Linn-Baker, Andrea Martin, Alex Newell, Ernie Sabella, Jarrod Spector, Stephanie’s Child, Teal Wicks, Terrence McNally, R.L. Stine, Susan Stroman, Jerry Zaks. Gala Production Director: West Hyler.
Gala Producer: Travis LeMont Ballenger. Gala Co-Chairs are Kathy Henderson, Janet M. Kagan, and Joseph Pizza. The Drama League: Board President Stan Ponte. Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks.