Tag Archives: Jacksonville

Elton John Does a Lot of Good – Donated $8.3 million last year

HollywoodNews.com: The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) today announced over $3.2 million in new grants that will further its mission to assist the most marginalized populations vulnerable to HIV infection. These new awards brought EJAF’s final total grant-making commitments for calendar 2011 to a record $8,316,871, with disbursements totaling $7,006,871[...]

Barry Manilow to play with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

HollywoodNews.com: Legendary musician and performer Barry Manilow announces a series of first-ever Florida symphony concerts backed by The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra of Punta Gorda, Florida in January of 2011. Beginning on January 20th, and stretching across five major Florida cities, Manilow will bring his greatest hits to the Sunshine[...]

Twilight’s Ashley Greene auditioned five times before landing Alice role

By Kim Palacios HollywoodNews.com: In a recent interview on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, star Ashley Greene talked about her path to acting and to Twilight. Beginning with her Christian upbringing in Jacksonville, Greene described convincing her mother to let her attend an alternative high school, and convincing her[...]