AUSTIN, Texas â July 14, 2011 â NBCâs popular reality series âThe Biggest Loserâ is
launching a 13-city cross-country search to find new contestants for the next edition of the hitshow. They will be stopping in Austin, Texas along the way. Individuals and teams of two whohave at least 85 lbs. to lose are encouraged to apply for the new season, which will begin airingin January, 2012.Casting producers are looking for outgoing and charismatic teams of two and individuals whohave the personality, desire and competitive edge to vie for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity tolose weight, change their lives forever and compete for a grand prize of $250,000. Candidatesmust be at least 18 years of age and legal residents of the United States.People are asked to not line up prior to three hours before the start of the casting call. Candidatesare encouraged to bring a non-returnable photo of themselves (and their partners if applying as ateam). Casting call applications will be provided on-site."We are thrilled that The Biggest Loser has decided to hold a casting call in Austin," said MayorLee Leffingwell. "Although we are sometimes hailed as a fit city, obesity is a problem in ourcommunity just like in so many others across the country. This is an excellent opportunity forAustinites to step up and challenge themselves to lose weight and get healthy. I encouragefolks who'd like some extra inspiration to try out for the show."
SATURDAY, JULY 30
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The Long Center for the Performing Arts701 West Riverside DriveAustin, TX 78704
It's finally here !!Â Harry Potter And The Deathly Hollow Part 2 is opening this weekend and it is already selling out theaters all over Austin!Â I was lucky enough to attend our "Majic Sneak Peek" on Monday and the movie was in a word..."Spectacular"!!Â I can't wait to see it again!!Â In honor of the final film Warner Brothers has released a mini tribute of Harry Potter through the years and all 8 films!Â Check it out below!!Â Enjoy Muggles!!Alex knows what a big Harry Potter fan I am and sent me a link to a fun website with Rockstars that look like Harry Potter characters!!Â Check it out here!
Here is the complete list of this years nominee for the Primetime Emmy Awards!Here is a summary of the top nominees this year!21 NominationsMildred Pierce19 NominationsMad Men18 NominationsBoardwalk Empire17 NominationsModern Family16 NominationsSaturday Night Live13 NominationsGame Of Thrones30 Rock12 NominationsGlee11 NominationsDownton Abbey (Masterpiece)Too Big To Fail10 NominationsAmerican IdolThe KennedysÂ Â
The iconic TV show Dallas is getting a re-bootÂ next summer on TNT!!Â I was a big fan back in the 70's and the best part is the original JR (Larry Hagman), Sue Ellen (Linda Gray) and Bobby (Patrick Duffy) are back too!!Â I can't wait!!Â Â Check out the trailer for the new show below!!Â Southfork here I come!!
Mila Kunis has agreed to serve her country â by accompanying a sergeant serving in Afghanistan to the Marine Corps Ball.Â Sgt. Scott Moore, of the 3rd Battalion 2nd Marines in Afghanistan, posted a video to YouTube last week asking the actress to accompany him to the Marine Corps Ball on November 18th in Greenville, N.C.Â Â I love this story!!Â Check out his video below!!
It's going to be another sweltering day here in Austin and I've got the perfect way to celebrate!To commemorate 7-Eleven, Inc.âs 84th birthday on July 11th, aka 7-Eleven Day, participating 7-ElevenÂ® stores across the nation will celebrate by giving customers a free 7.11-oz size SlurpeeÂ® beverage. As a special birthday treat, the 7-Eleven store at 2600 Guadalupe in Austin, TX 78705 will hold a series of competitions, including timed Slurpee-drinking contests, one-minute 7-Eleven-themed challenges and a Twitter popularity contest. Winners will be rewarded with exclusive 7-Eleven prizes.
With the theme âOur Birthday â Your Bash,â participating 7-Eleven stores will thank customers for their patronage and support by offering a free Slurpee in a cup specially designed for this day while supplies last. Fans in Austin will get an extra treat by participating in a variety of prize-winning games to round out the birthday celebration. Stop the the 7-11 at 2600 Guadalupe between 11:30 and 1:30 for all the fun!!Â
Prince William and Kate Middleton arrive in Los Angeles at 4pm this afternoon , 6pm out time!!Â They will most certainly take the west coast by storm.Â Here is their complete schedule.Â It looks like a fun packed weekend!Friday:Â Arrive at LAX at about 4 p.m.Friday Afternoon:Â Recpetion at Beverly Hilton.Friday Night:Â A reception at the British Consul-General's residence. The couple will stay at the Hancock Park home during the weekend.Saturday:Â The couple will attend a charity event for American Friends of The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry at theÂ Santa Barbara Polo and Racquet Club. William will play in a polo match at the club.Â Saturday Night:Â A black-tie dinner at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. William is president of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, which will host the event.Sunday Morning: It's breakfast with American patrons of Tusk Trust
, an African conservation charity.
Later Sunday:Â They will travel to Skid Row to visit the Inner-City Arts school, a nonprofit academy that provides free classes in visual and performing arts to children from poor neighborhoods. At the school, the duke and duchess will join grade-school students in painting and working with ceramics and will watch a performance by teenage dancers.
Sunday Afternoon:Â They will attend a job fair for veterans at Sony Studios in Culver City before leaving Sunday night.
Jennifer Aniston recieved her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday and had her knew boyfriend Justin Theroux with her.Â It looks like he cleaned up a bit by getting rid of his beard and looked handsome and clean shaven.Â He's sitting to her left in the white shirt and slim black tie. Â I vote for this look, what do you think?Â Congrats Jen!
Last weekend I headed down to Corpus Christi for a much needed weekend getaway!! This is my 3rd summer heading down to Corpus and it just keeps getting better every year!! The beaches are clean and wonderful and the people are friendly! There is also so much to do. This year I made sure to stop by the South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center. There are more and more lovely additions each year! When your looking for a fun weekend getaway for the entire family , look no further than Corpus Christi! Check out some of my photos from this year's trip! Enjoy!