Celebrities show their support for “An Evening With NO LIMITS” Benefit for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children…

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Ricky Schroder (NYPD Blue) and Sean Kanan (The Bold And The Beautiful, The Young And The Restless) will present at “An Evening With NO LIMITS” on Saturday June 2nd at 8pm in the elegant Hollywood home of Jerry and Adi Greenberg. This benefit will include a night of entertainment with celebrity guests, award presentations, live auction and a special presentation by the children of No Limits.

Honoring: John Paul Dejoria, Winn Claybaugh, Angus Mitchell (Paul Mitchell the School), Robert Ulrich (Casting Director of “Glee”. This glamorous night is catered by Master Chef Stefan Richter (Top Chef finalist and owner of L.A. Farm). Special Guests: Scott L. Schwartz, Maxwell Ford, Kathy Buckley, Stephanie Drapeau, Andre Gordon, Robera Sparta, Fritz Coleman, Spencer Day, Chantal Kreviazuk, among others…

More about No Limits:
The mission of No Limits is to meet the auditory, speech and language needs of deaf children and enhance their confidence through the theatrical arts and individual therapy as well as provide family support and community awareness on the needs and talents of deaf children who are learning to speak.

Vision Statement
No Limits believes in building the self esteem and communication skills of every child with a hearing loss by giving the highest quality of services so they can reach his/her potential regardless of his/her economic status. They strongly believe that parents must be actively involved and educated in this process as they are a key a factor in the success of their child

Event Details: www.aneveningwithnolimits.com

No Limits for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children:
www.KidsWithNoLimits.org

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Cupcake Wars Winner, Annette Starbuck of Goodie Girls teams up with Home Baked Beanies to create “A Sweet Trunk Show” to benefit Reading, Writing, It’s Exciting…

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Cupcake Wars Winner, Annette Starbuck of Goodie Girls teams up with Home Baked Beanies to create “A Sweet Trunk Show” to benefit Reading, Writing, It’s Exciting…

January 10, 2012, (Los Angeles, CA) Goodie Girls are preparing to host their second benefit with Home Baked Beanies, most popular for their “Scented Cupcake Beanie”. This event will take place on Thursday January 19, 2012 from 1-4pm at Goodie Girls (415 E. Broadway #100, Glendale, CA) and will benefit Reading, Writing, It’s Exciting. Guests can expect to be treated to cupcake samples, discounted cupcakes and Home Baked Beanies all to benefit Reading, Writing, It’s Exciting.

Annette Starbuck, the multi-Award Winning Founder of GOODIE GIRLS exuberates a joyous passion for creating a variety of baked delights through her valiant curiosity and enchanting talent. Even more remarkable, aside from countless independent Instructional Culinary Sessions, Annette has never actually enrolled into any institutional Culinary Programs or attended Culinary School, but she’s achieved acclaimed success only through her seasoned personal experience and pure creative determination. “Baking is a passion of mine and I create every cupcake with all my heart and soul. Whether for a small occasion of getting together with Friends, BBQ’s, Showers or a big event for Charities, Weddings, or Banquets I craft each batch as I was feeding my own family – it’s who I am at the core. I am lucky to have my whole family with me on this adventure including my rock star husband Anthony, my amazing father Doug and last but definitely the most influential, my step mom Stephanie. Together we Rock the Cupcake World!”

HOME BAKED BEANIES are the first smelly hat company. The owner and creator of this new sweet idea is Tracey Scott, as well as the whole family that contributes to the designs. Smelly or not, the styles are totally unique like their cupcakes hats that smell like cupcakes as well as the hand tie rag hats, vintage shabby chic, every color, every style, and every size. They invite everyone to stop and “smell the hats“. Fans of these unique beanies can find their own Home Baked Beanie to match their personality/style at several locations including: Big Bear, CA, San Diego, CA, Los Angeles (Select boutiques), Trunk shows, holiday events and red carpet events.

READING, WRITING, IT’S EXCITING (RWE) is a nonprofit literacy program designed to improve the reading and writing skills of at-risk children. They do this by providing one-to-one writing mentors throughout the school year for kids who are chosen by their teachers to participate. The reason for RWE’s program is that research shows that if children aren’t writing and reading at their grade level by the end of second grade, they almost never catch up. Further research has also shown that as many as 80% of those kids eventually drop out of high school, are unemployed, are in prison or join gangs. And how accurate are those numbers? Several states actually base their future prison building plans on them! There are over 45,000 second grade students in L.A., and only 41% of them are proficient in writing and reading. Their goal is to help all of them… For more information about RWE, please visit: www.rweprogram.org.


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Changing Hands Trailer…

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Michelle Monroe Studios…

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The Modern Gentleman: Cooking and Entertaining With Sean Kanan

“I think my fans from Daytime will enjoy this book.”

Sean Kanan’s new book, The Modern Gentleman: Cooking and Entertaining With Sean Kanan, goes beyond ‘a cookbook’ and has the potential to appeal to all kinds of readers – not just men. Readers will be drawn in by the easy and witty writing style, the attention to detail, and all of Sean’s fans will be thrilled with the personal anecdotes within. Those who read this book will learn that a man can treat his date or significant other with class and still be cool at the same time, and Sean lays out exactly how to get there by sharing his own travel, culinary, entertaining, and life experiences. The recipes look amazing, and if the kitchen intimidates you, the detail provided about how to approach gourmet cooking is impressive. If you buy the book through The Modern Gentleman, Sean will autograph your copy. Keep reading to hear what Sean told Soaps.com about the book, his busy life right now, and his role in Daytime.

Soaps.com: Your book is so much more than a cookbook, what is the larger concept here?

Sean: I think a lot of guys are confused in the sense that they’re saying, “Am I supposed to be the guy who talks about my feelings – sensitive, vulnerable, communicative – or am I supposed to be the Alpha male – strong, able to take charge, and a problem-solver?” The fact of the matter is it’s somewhere in between and a bit of both. So, really what this book is about is how to take the very best of guys from a generation ago, like Gregory Peck, Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, who know what it was to be a ‘guy’s guy’ and a gentleman effortlessly, and the development that men achieved as a result of the women’s movement, and fuse them together. To help guys become better guys, and to help women understand how guys think (or at least how this guy thinks). That’s the essence of it – that’s one part of it. The other part of it is to teach men, or women, how to use food as a metaphor for connection, how to get in touch with your authentic self, and to learn to engage the senses in the way of engaging people.

Soaps.com: It was interesting that the book went beyond ‘these are the utensils you use, these are the recipes, and this is how you set the table’. You have chapters on entertaining, languages, and even how to buy a diamond ring. What made you decide to take it there?

Sean: I’ve had the good fortune of leading a pretty interesting life. I’ve learned a lot along the way, I’ve made a lot of mistakes, and I’ve been involved with some very interesting women who taught me a lot of stuff. I love to throw dinner parties; a lot of people who have been to my parties say, “Wow, you should open up a restaurant.” That’s probably the quickest way for someone who doesn’t know about the restaurant business to be separated from their money, so I decided to write a book. It began as a more traditional cookbook, and very quickly I realized that I had the opportunity to make more of an impact. In the book I talk about my work with the anti-defamation league – I wanted to find a way to bridge the gap and see what that nexus was between my work with bullying and cyber-bullying and the book. As Michele [Sean’s girlfriend] said, young men who are taught to be gentlemen grow up to be tolerant, giving, loving, strong guys, as opposed to growing up to be insecure bullies. I wanted to fuse my passion for cooking with what I’ve learned about being a guy.

Soaps.com: Your experiences in Italy also figure into the book.

Sean: My experiences in Italy had a profound effect on me. I learned how to speak Italian and I have lifelong friends in Italy. It started out when I was on “The Bold and the Beautiful” and I realized how popular the show was there – something sparked in me, and I realized if I could learn to speak Italian I could probably have an entire second career. I still study every day. When you live in a foreign country, you learn what it means to be a gentleman in a different culture. I also learned some great cooking lessons in Italy. It’s little bits and pieces of my life – I didn’t expect the book to be quite as autobiographical as it turned out to be. I’m working on another book right now that is even more autobiographical and has nothing to do with cooking. It’s kind of like a ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul/Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff’, but in a much more detailed way using my life experiences as a backdrop.

Soaps.com: You’ve got some marketing and contests happening related to The Modern Gentleman?

Sean: Yes, if people would please follow me on Twitter @seankanan. Also, I’m doing a blog right now, leading up to the book coming out, and trying to be really honest and candid about what it’s like. I’m doing one contest where I’m going to give an exact replica of my ‘Elvis Kit’ [from the book] to someone once 10,000 people ‘like’ the book’s Facebook site. I’m also giving three autographed black belts away – because I was in “Karate Kid III” – when I get 5,000 followers on Twitter. There are three beautiful black belts with the person’s name written in silver and a picture of myself and Ralph Macchio from “Karate Kid” for the winners.

Sean Kanan (S. Kanan)
Soaps.com: The book is available for pre-order right now?

Sean: Yes, the book is available for pre-order. It comes out on September 13, and people can buy it on Amazon or through my website, where I will be glad to sign it for them if they like.

Soaps.com: Do you have any other appearances coming up besides your book signings?

Sean: I will be appearing on Red Eye on FOX News, which I’m recurring on. I tape it on September 12 and it will air at 3.00 AM EST September 13.

Soaps.com: I heard a funny story about your hair color the other day…

Sean: Oh my God! I did this feature called, My Trip To The Darkside, and I was playing an Italian guy so I dyed my hair dark brown. I was doing the show and it was dark brown – they didn’t seem to notice on “Y&R” – but I was like, “I want to go back to my normal color,” so Michele, my lovely girlfriend, she tried to help me pull out the dark and it went orange! [laughs] So, I was a ‘ginger’ for a couple days.

Soaps.com: What else are you working on?

Sean: I did back-to-back independent films, both of which have not come out yet, and it looks like I’m going to be playing the lead in a film called “Angel Falls,” which is kind of going to be a big deal for me. I’ve been in meetings with the producers and director and it’s one of the best scripts I’ve read in the last five years.

Soaps.com: Switching gears to “Y&R,” what’s happening with Deacon?

Sean: The last stuff I taped was with Michelle Stafford [Phyllis] where I was sort of starting to date her and tell her I was aware of inconsistencies in her story with the murder of Diane [Maura West]. It looks like there’s something going on [with Deacon and Phyllis] and then it just stops. I have no idea what is going on with my character over there. I have no idea when I’m working next. I have no shows scheduled, and I don’t know if they’re going to be calling me to return, or if I will be available to return if they call me.

Soaps.com: Soaps.com readers have been speculating on the message boards about Deacon returning to “B&B.”

Sean: I saw that too, and I don’t think that’s true either, although that is something I would really love to do. I’ve made no bones about that at all. That was such a great, fun time in my life and I loved working with Brad Bell. I loved what Brad would write for me. If Brad called me to come back and I was available to do it, I would love to. There’s a lot of reason [for the character] to go back.

“I appreciate all of the support the fans have given me, they’ve been very kind over the years, and if they like me and like the character that I play, I certainly talk about some of my experiences in Daytime in the book – not a whole lot – I touch on it,” Sean stated. “In the new book I’m doing I talk about it a lot more, but I think my fans from Daytime will enjoy this book.”

– Candace Young

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Actor, Comedian, and The Young and the Restless Soap Star Sean Kanan lands recurring role on Fox News…

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June 30, 2011 (Los Angeles, CA) Sean Kanan recently secured a recurring seat as a celebrity guest star on FOX’s “Red Eye” with Greg Gutfeld. Fans all across the country love him and recognize him as the sex symbol and bad boy “Deacon Sharpe” on The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful. Sean also spends his time at charity events, autograph shows and comedy shows all over the United States.

“Red Eye’s” Greg Gutfeld has been called “outrageous and outspoken,” neither of which he denies. A libertarian political satirist, humorist, magazine editor and blogger, he is perhaps best known as the host of the Fox News Channel program “Red Eye With Greg Gutfeld.” Airing at 3:00 a.m. ET Tuesday through Saturday, the show covers a variety of topics, including news, entertainment, sports, and gossip.

This year Sean has been heavily been involved with several charities including the ADL (Anti-Defamation League). He joined the ADL in an effort to fight against bullying. As a child, he suffered from bullying and wants to let those suffering from bullying to know that they are not alone. He has conducted a number of interviews and spoken out publicly about his involvement with ADL. Other charities that Sean supports include: Reading Writing It’s Exciting, Santa’s Gift, Toys For Tots, and Scott L. Schwartz Children’s Foundation. When Sean isn’t acting he spends his time on comedy scene with recent performances at ACME Comedy Club in Hollywood, Uncle Vinnie’s Comedy Club in NJ, and Brokerage Entertainment Club in NY.

For updated appearances and breaking news on Sean Kanan please visit: www.SeanKanan.net.

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Lily Elise is showing her support for the Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty launch of “A Scent for Humanity”…


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June 20, 2011 (Sherman Oaks, CA) On Friday July 1, 2011 at 1pm (13812 Ventura Boulevard) celebrities, press and media are invited to stop into Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty to celebrate the “Pink” carpet launch of “A Scent for Humanity” with Pop & R&B recording artist Lily Elise (NBC’s “The Voice” – Christina Aguliera’s team). Lily is helping with the charity drawing as well as creating her own scent. Guests will receive complimentary gift bags along with desserts provided by Ingrid’s Cafe, snacks by Food Should Taste Good, and Hint Water…


“A Scent for Humanity”
is a charity trend created by Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty to benefit charities worldwide. Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty is inviting celebrities into the boutique on the first day of each month to benefit a different charity each month. After the celebrity draws the charity he or she will celebrate by creating the perfect scent. After the drawing Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty will donate a portion of sales to benefit that charity each month. This event will give ALL charities a chance to participate and benefit from the exposure as well as creating scents for each celebrity and every time that scent is sold Eleanor Jean will donate a portion of sales to benefit the monthly charity.
Some of the participating charities in the drawing include: Santa’s Gift, Toys For Tots, Reading Writing It’s Exciting!, H.A.R.K., Children Of The Night, and Alicia’s House Food Pantry, more to come.

Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty is the newest and most exclusive beauty boutique located at 13812 Ventura Boulevard next to Belle Gray, Sweet Butter and InvenTori. This boutique offers: Traditional and Airbrush Makeup services, Novalash Lash Extensions, Full Waxing Services, Princess and Bachelorette Parties, Bliss Spa Facials, Lash Dip, Lash and Brow Tinting, Mani’s/Pedi’s and Gel nails.

Some of the VIP’s already enjoying Eleanor Jean Boutique include: Lisa Rinna, Tori Spelling, Denise Richards, In Touch Weekly magazine, Vanessa Minnillo, Carrie Ann Inaba, Lisa Vanderpump, Cheryl Burke, Lauralee Bell, Beth Hefner, Nancy La Scala, Kelly Harper, Fiona Gubelmann, just to name a few… This is a very popular and exclusive celebrity hot spot.

For the fragrance buff Eleanor Jean, Haute Beauty also offers custom blended perfume, lotion, sugar scrub, baby wash, bubble bath, shower gel, milk bath, body spray, shampoo or conditioner.

For more information please visit: www.EleanorJeanBoutique.com or www.EleanorJeanBoutique.wordpress.com.


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Red Carpet: 1pm

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