Yearly Archives: 2004

Harry Friedman, Jack Oliva, Sandy Veneziano, and Lucy Buntain Comine

Monday, February 9th, 2004

Please join us NEXT MONDAY at the Hollywood Salon!  The February Salon has been SUPER-SIZED! Come and meet FOUR Special Guests in One Salon!!  First up is a long-anticipated visit from HARRY FRIEDMAN, Executive Producer of Sony’s JEOPARDY and WHEEL OF FORTUNE. Harry will give you a glimpse of the behind-the-scenes action at the two biggest gameshows around.  Also attending Monday will be three special guests from UN-L: Dean of Arts & Sciences Jack Oliva, Professor of Film (and Production Designer of many big Hollywood films like TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, DEAD POETS SOCIETY and STAR TREK) Sandy Veneziano, and Lucy Buntain Comine from the University Foundation.

It will be a Salon not to be missed! Be sure to RSVP now.  For admission to CBS, you MUST RSVP on the hotline (213-368-4NCC) NO LATER THAN 3PM on the Monday of the Salon. If you have been to the Salon in the last year, you are already on the security list and do not need to call again.


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Hollywood Salons are always on the SECOND MONDAY of the month.  Mark your new calendars…2004 Salon dates are: Feb 9, Mar 8, Apr 12, May 10, Jun 14, Jul 12, Aug 9, Sep 13, Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 13.  Hollywood Salons are held at CBS Television City on Beverly & Fairfax from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM in the second floor Rehearsal Hall F. Park in the lot off Fairfax south of Beverly and enter at the Artist’s Entrance.  Just $5 covers refreshments, parking and your chance at great Nebraska prizes.

Salons begin around 7:30 with casual schmoozing over a drink and some snacks. Around 8 PM, we’ll do our Show & Tell segment, where you get to meet everyone and we all get to know you. After a break, the main part of the evening begins with our special guest at 8:45. We finish the evening with a raffle of Nebraska surprises, then as much networking & socializing as you want.  Come to the Salon to meet friends. Old ones & new ones. build your career. …to find inspiration. …to share your news and share your dreams. …to have a taste of home.

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Casting Director Lisa Beach

Monday, January 12th, 2004

Start off 2004 with a visit to your friendly neighborhood NCC Hollywood Salon!  This month’s special guest is Casting Director Lisa Beach.  In addition to casting all of Alexander Payne’s Nebraska-shot films, including ABOUT SCHMIDT and ELECTION, she also cast the SCREAM trilogy, GIRL INTERRUPTED, and the brand-new CHASING LIBERTY.  Don’t miss the chance to meet Lisa and hear about her methods of matching the role with the actor.  And get reconnected with all your old friends and new friends at the first Salon after the holidays.

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