- Bill Cosby, Chita Rivera to Share NYC Benefit Show
Comedian Bill Cosby is keeping busy by continuing to give back. The 74-year-old’s latest project is an Oct. 13 benefit for the organization Art Start at New York City’s 1,500-seat Town Hall. Cosby will be joined by Chita Rivera and Mark Nadler for a one-night-only performance of “Laugh, Sing, Dance.”
- Def Jam Documents Its First 25 Years
Legendary record label Def Jam Recordings is releasing a book to honor its first quarter-century in business. The book chronicles Def Jam’s burgeoning years and contains words from some of hip-hop’s most historic moguls: Russell Simmons, Rick Rubin and Kevin Liles, to name a few.
- Despite Protests and Struggles, Wall Street Still Expects Big Bonuses
Protests on Wall Street have been active for 24 days with no signs of slowing down. However, that doesn’t seem to phase Wall Street professionals. Sixty-two percent of Wall Street workers are expecting their bonuses to be identical to last year’s or higher, according to a recent survey from eFinancialCareers.com.
- Tyra Banks Lands on New York Times’ Best Sellers List
The model-turned-actress-turned-entrepreneur is now an author–a New York Times bestselling author, to be exact. Tyra Banks‘ newly released book, Modelland, sits at the number two spot on the New York Times‘ best sellers list for children’s chapter books. The book is loosely based on the media mogul’s life.