September 12, 2011 |
Fun-loving and outgoing, Ajanai has many friends and is a social butterfly. The 11-year-old enjoys playing basketball, dancing, playing computer games, and listening to her favorite recording artist, Justin Bieber. She also is interested in dressing well and keeping up with the latest fashions. Although she can be shy when meeting new people, she becomes animated once she feels comfortable with them. Ajanai likes going to school and participating in the after-school program. In her foster placement she takes pleasure in helping to prepare meals, feeding the family dogs, and keeping her room clean.
September 24, 2012 |
Brittany is a charming 16-year-old with a delightful smile. She participates in a variety of activities including going for walks, riding her bike, swimming, sewing, playing video games, and attending church. Like other teenage girls, she also enjoys watching High School Musical movies and listening to Justin Bieber. Diagnosed with high-functioning autism, Brittany is enrolled in a special educational program and does well. Math is her favorite subject. She is entering high school this fall and it is important to her to earn good grades.
July 9, 2012 |
An adorable 9-year-old, Gianna is very intelligent and witty. Conversation is easy for her and she has no difficulty in engaging people she just meets. She has a great sense of humor and easily laughs at a variety of things. Gianna loves anything to do with Tinker Bell and wants to be a fairy like her idol when she grows up. She also likes animals, lasagna, Justin Bieber and video games, especially Mario. Enrolled in fourth grade, Gianna receives special education services. She enjoys going to school because she has the opportunity to learn things.
November 13, 2012 |
Skyfall , the 23d James Bond film, hauled in a franchise-record of $87.8 million in its first weekend at U.S. theaters. We at "Sideshow" know it's because Daniel Craig is the most dashing Bond in the history of Bonds. Please, Hollywood, don't let him go! Or, let him go and send him to stay in Philadelphia. Either way . . . Pretty good for a smock Follow the yellow brick road: Judy Garland 's blue pinafore from The Wizard of Oz nabbed $480,000 at Julien's auction of Hollywood memorabilia over the weekend, $441,600 more than Julie Andrews' Sound of Music dress fetched.
March 1, 2012 |
You could say Leon Purvis is living the Justin Bieber dream: the small-town obscurity, the chutzpah, and eventually maybe even the celebrity. While Bieber's star rose from Canada, Purvis hails from working-class Glassboro, where he has invited the teen pop sensation to join him at the prom June 2. As a "bro," not a boyfriend. "He can bring Selena Gomez," says Purvis, 16, referring to Bieber's singer-actress love. "I'll bring a girl, too, although I don't have a date yet. I just want Justin to have a normal night.
April 7, 2013 |
IT'S Tattle's first-ever week in review: Friday Beyoncé and Jay-Z celebrated their fifth anniversary in Havana. Beyoncé: "Is that a cigar or are you just happy to see me?" Jay-Z: "It's a cigar. " Also celebrating: "Arrested Development," which returns May 25 - on Netflix. Thursday NBC got what it wanted: Jay Leno is leaving "Tonight" next February, and Jimmy Fallon is taking over. Norwegian tween girls got what they wanted: No school, so they can see Justin Bieber in Oslo.
November 20, 2012 |
You never really expected the gangly kid from 3rd Rock from the Sun to become a handsome icon of cool: a romantic indie-flick lead in (500) Days of Summer , a sharp supporting actor in Lincoln and The Dark Knight Rises , a quirky action hero in Looper . That's Joseph Gordon-Levitt. At 31, he's got the got the acting chops, good looks, and hipster-geek demeanor to lead a mini-revolution. That's exactly what he tried to do on Monday when he sold out the Merriam Theater as the front man of hitRECord.
February 22, 2012 |
COMCAST'S TAKEOVER of pre-"Smash" NBC/Universal came with a price steeper than owning some of network television's crappiest shows. As part of its agreement with the FCC and the Department of Justice, the media giant will launch four minority-owned networks on its cable-TV systems in the next two years. The networks announced yesterday include: * Revolt, a channel conceived by "P. Diddy" Combs and MTV veteran Andy Schuon , and surprisingly, not about an uprising of people who get their Comcast bill.
January 11, 2012 |
You don't need Doppler radar to tell which way the wind is blowing in Philadelphia. On Tuesday, Fox29 announced that it was parting ways, effective immediately, with weatherman-about-town John Bolaris . The relationship between the storm-seer and the station, which had grown frosty during his four-year tenure, hit the freezing point just before Christmas when a Playboy article appeared, recounting his adventures in Florida in 2010 with...
April 22, 2011 |
This week's new DVD releases include the top Oscar winner. The King's Speech , Grade A: Director Tom Hopper's film - winner of this year's Oscar for best picture - uses one man's physical limitations as the core for this beautiful and moving story of courage and friendship. Colin Firth turns in another standout performance that conveys how the mantle of royalty is both a curse and blessing. And Geoffrey Rush finds the right balance between respect for the crown and concern for the man wearing it. This is not a movie simply about a king making a speech.