Bradley's b-day award
Rydal native Bradley Cooper, whose hometown haunts were featured on CBS' "Sunday Morning," was serenaded by director David O. Russell and "Entertainment Tonight" host Mary Hart on his birthday Saturday. Cooper celebrated his 38th birthday at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, where he won the Desert Palm achievement award for "Silver Linings Playbook," filmed in Delaware County and directed by Russell.
Hugh'll miss Union buds
Philadelphia Union chairman Jay Sugarman and GM Nick Sakiewicz will not be able to catch up with their pal Hugh Jackman when the entertainer hosts and performs in the 156th Academy of Music Anniversary Concert and Ball on Jan. 26 at the academy.
Sakiewicz will be in Florida, where the Union train in the off-season, and Sugarman, who also runs iStar Financial, is expected to be traveling. Jackman visited with the guys at PPL Park during a Union match last year.
Tickets for the academy ball and concert are still available online at philorch.org.
Bethenny does QVC
Talk host Bethenny Frankel will be in the area Saturday to pitch her Skinnygirl Daily nutritional products live on QVC.
Frankel, who is divorcing husband Jason Hoppy, also has a reality show, "Bethenny Ever After," and a line of cocktails under her Skinnygirl brand. Before TV, she was a natural-foods chef.
* Also coming up on QVC is Melania Trump, wife of Wharton graduate Donald Trump. She'll be selling new pieces from her watches and jewelry line at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Jan. 15.
'Girls' visit for charity
A visit to the set of HBO's "Girls" is among auction items at Saturday's Lemon Ball at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown to benefit the Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation. The gala will honor restaurateurs Marc Vetri, Jeff Michaud and Jeff Benjamin for their work on the Great Chefs Event, which aids Alex's and the Vetri Foundation.
Tickets are still available for the event, which begins at 6:30 p.m. For more info, visit TheLemon Ball.org.
Speaking of 'Girls'...
daughter of developer Bart Blatstein, can be seen on "Girls" actress Allison Williams in the January issue of Vanity Fair. Her lingerie company, Jenna Leigh Lingerie, is
based in New York.
The HBO series
premieres its second
season Sunday night.
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