Gotham Awards honor best in acting

By: Tucker HarringtonThe 22nd annual Gotham Awards put on by the Independent Film Project brought out some A-list actors and actresses, Entertainmentwise reports. The New York City fete occurred on November 26 and honored the best in the business including Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Jack Black and Marion Cotillard.Director and actor Mark Duplass of "Your Sister's Sister," took home honors for Best Ensemble Award performance along with his co-stars Emily Blunt and...
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Dolphin’s rookie quarterback nominated for two awards

By: Jonathan BennettSome Miami Dolphin fans may have had their reservations about the team's rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill, but his recent performance may have put critics to rest. The Phinsider reports the team beat the Seattle Seahawks this past weekend in a tight 24-21 match up. Tannehill played a huge part in the victory and many different organizations are taking notice because of it.Tannehill was recently nominated by the NFL for the Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the...
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Promote camaraderie with glass awards

By: Abigail RichardsToday's society has grown to be more about personal gain rather than helping others succeed. Although it is crucial that kids learn how to get ahead as they age, helping them realize it's important to be kind to others may be just as beneficial.Teachers looking to spread the holiday cheer this season may want to hold contests that ask students to anonymously record and pass in people's names who have helped them in school. The help can vary ...
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Keep the spirit up in the office with crystal awards

By: Abigail RichardsThe holiday season is officially here, as many families enjoyed not only the tasty treats at Thanksgiving but also some fabulous sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Even though these next few months are supposed to be about giving back, enjoying family and finding the perfect presents, all these distractions could hurt the productivity in the workplace.No bosses or managers want to be considered a Scrooge this holiday season, so it may be best to find ...
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Soul Train Awards honor the best in R&B

By: Jonathan BennettThe 2012 Soul Train Awards took place on November 25 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. The event brought out the biggest names in R&B, all vying for the top awards in their genres. The fun-filled event was hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, who made sure to keep the laughs coming all night long.ABC affiliate WHAM 13 reports the award show had plenty of performances, as well as heartfelt tributes to fallen stars, including the late Whitney Houston. Houst...
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Stars from around the world win big at International Emmys

By: Abigail RichardsThe annual International Emmy Awards took place on November 19, and stars in the realm of television and movies around the globe were honored for their work. Reuters reports the majority of awards went to programs from South America, as Argentina and Brazil each took home two recognition awards.Ryan Murphy, creator of "Glee" and "American Horror Story," among other shows, was honored with the International Founders Award while legendary...
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Nicki Minaj chooses to go green

By: Tucker HarringtonThe 40th annual American Music Awards took place on November 18 and although the event was supposed to be about handing out recognition awards to fabulous artists, many prizes got overshadowed by what the stars were wearing.GlobalGrind.com reports popular rapper Nicki Minaj certainly stole the show in her gown, making all the other ladies green with envy. The chartreuse-toned Monique Lhuillier frock was a masterpiece in itself, while the dress was even mo...
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Music’s best shine at AMA awards

By: Abigail RichardsThe 40th annual American Music Awards took place on November 18 and the top names in the industry were in attendance to perform and take home recognition awards. CBS News reports newly single Justin Bieber had a big night as did artists like Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj.Bieber was honored with the most important award of the night, Favorite Artist of the Year, beating out other big name performers like Rihanna, Katy Perry and Drake. Bieber, who recently br...
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Ben Stiller honored during American Cinematheque Awards

By: Tucker HarringtonThe always funny Ben Stiller was recently recognized for his work in film during the 26th Annual American Cinematheque Awards in Beverly Hills, The Los Angeles Times reports. Stiller was honored with the ultimate praise, the American Cinematheque Award, which highlights the careers of seasoned actors and actresses.Stiller, always one for making jokes, made sure to invoke some laughs from the audience during his acceptance speech."It's nice to ge...
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National Book Awards honor top writers

By: Jonathan BennettThe annual National Book Awards, run by the National Book Fund, took place recently in New York City and the who's who of literature were in attendance. The Los Angeles Times reports the top winners of the night were novelist Louise Erdrich and journalist Katherine Boo.Erdrich was honored in the fiction category for her novel, "The Round House," which discusses the life of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa. Boo was awarded a prize in the nonficti...
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