Heritage Auctions Holds “Doodles for Hunger – Celebrity Art Auction”, Bidding Ends April 1st


Heritage Auction Galleries is holding a special charity auction, which benefits the St. Francis Food Pantries and Shelters.  The "Doodle for Hunger" is an online-only auction of simply illustrations made by a variety of celebrities, including principals from film, television, professional sports, members of the media, journalists, political figures, scientists, chefs, talk show … [Read more...]

Arizona’s Little Hollywood Museum Foundation in Sedona Seeks Support and Holds Fundraising Event & Exhibit


Tomorrow, March 30th, a fundraising event will be held for "Arizona's Little Hollywood Foundation", a 501(c)(3), which was started by Joe McNeill, with the hope of creating a museum in Sedona, AZ that would put his 4,000 artifact collection on public display.  This event will include an exhibition of artifacts at Talk of the Town in Uptown Sedona. … [Read more...]

Concert Review & Photojournal: The Ting Tings at the Fillmore | San Francisco, CA | 3/25/12


Tonight I had the opportunity to see The Ting Tings in concert at The Fillmore in San Francisco.  This is my first time seeing the band, and they were absolutely fantastic, which is all the more astonishing given that Katie White (vocals, guitar, bass drum, keyboards, and even cow bell) had an emergency appendectomy last Friday.  The way she performed and danced all over the … [Read more...]

Author Chuck Palahnuik’s Faux Ikea “Ying Yang” Movie Prop Table from Fight Club Donated for Charity Auction Supporting The Pixie Project


Charles "Chuck" Palahniuk, journalist and Fight Club novelist, has donated one of the original "ying yang" table set pieces that was used and featured in David Fincher's film version of his award-winning book.  The auction for the table started on eBay today, with proceeds benefiting The Pixie Project, a non-profit organization in Portland, Oregon that provides animal adoption … [Read more...]

Dan Levin of Premiere Props Appears on Access Hollywood to Discuss Their “Hollywood Auction Extravaganza V”


Dan Levin from Premiere Props appeared on Access Hollywood today to talk about this weekend's Hollywood Auction Extravaganza V sale event.  Items discussed in the segment include pieces attributed to Madonna, Liberace, and Michael Jackson.   Strangely, not only do the hosts/talent handle the auction items, one is "almost" sold during the segment, and many of the wardrobe pieces … [Read more...]

Swann Galleries Presents “Property from the Estate of Filmmaker Gary Winick” Auction in NYC on April 4th


Swann Galleries will be holding a two-part auction of the "Property from the Estate of Fillmaker Gary Winick" and "19th and 20th Century Photographs and Photobooks" on April 4th in New York.  Gary Winick, a director and producer, tragically died after a struggle with brain cancer and complications that followed.  He passed at the age of 49 about a year ago. … [Read more...]

Mirror Mirror or Deja Vu? Premiere Props “Mirror Mirror” Movie Props and Costumes (including “the one and only one”) in Back To Back Auctions?


Mark Short published an interesting article on his "Propstop" blog last night concerning the March 10th ‘Hollywood Movie Costume Live Auction’ held by Premiere Props.  While I had already reported on some confusing elements of the sale leading up to it (see "‘Hollywood Movie Costume Live Auction’, Confusion Regarding Material Offered at Auction" and "Premiere Props Adds Some … [Read more...]

Concert Review & Photojournal: Peter Murphy at Yoshi’s | San Francisco, CA | 3/17/12


Tonight I had an opportunity to see Peter Murphy in concert at Yoshi's in San Francisco.   A special event that was part of a handful of California shows, the gig at Yoshi's was actually two, back to back shows - one slated for 8:00 PM (which I attended) and another scheduled for 10:00 PM.  It was a fantastic show, and I really can't say enough good things about the … [Read more...]