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ennessy was pleased to announce its participation in the amfAR Gala Cannes during the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. At this annual fundraiser, the House will be offering for auction a unique lot of Hennessy•8, its exclusive legacy cognac, along with a one-of-a-kind companion sculpture signed by the internationally acclaimed artist Arik Levy. This numbered lot, n°84/250, was set aside for amfAR in tribute to the year 1984, the first in which research grants were awarded by the AIDS Medical Foundation (AMF), amfAR’s predecessor, to support scientific and medical research on AIDS. Hennessy•8 was created to announce the arrival of Yann Fillioux’s nephew and successor, Renaud Fillioux de Gironde, as the eighth generation in a continuous line of Hennessy Master Blenders. It celebrates the shared passion and expertise that have defined Hennessy throughout its 250-year history. Meticulously crafted over a span of five years, Hennessy•8 is composed of eight exceptional eaux-de-vie embodying the transmission of 7 generations of know-how, one of them has been chosen specially by Renaud Fillioux de Gironde to symbolize his taking up the torch as Master Blender. 11.


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he Hennessy•8 decanter by Arik Levy was designed in homage to Hennessy’s history and values. An eight-ring decanter made of hand-blown Baccarat crystal, this design is the artist’s favorite of the eight variations he created for this exceptional cognac. The decanter comes in a distinctive chest made of oak staves sourced from La Sarrazine, Hennessy’s cooperage. Exclusively for amfAR, Arik Levy also created an accompanying display sculpture, a bold and moving masterpiece in its own right. To complete this ensemble, Hennessy will compose a made-to-measure lifestyle experience for the winning bidder celebrating French art de vivre and Hennessy’s heritage of savoir-faire. This special travel experience will take place in Paris and in Cognac in function of the winning bidder’s availability.

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feature scene photo shoot actress Tracey Birdsall

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Tracey shared with us what it was like filming for the role and keeping her weight at just the right level for the movie. We asked Tracey how she stays in shape on and off set. live at lascenemagazine. com

photo-Paul Rodriguez see interview at: http://www.lascenemagazine. com/spotlight


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CELEBRITY sighting

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he “2017 Billboard Music Awards,” hosted by hip-hop artist and actor Ludacris, and actress and singer Vanessa Hudgens, was an explosive night of must-see, one-of-a-kind musical performances and exclusive television premieres from today’s chart-topping artists. Ludacris and Vanessa brought the fun, and the funny, with their wide variety of talents as they both showed off their comedic chops, singing and dancing skills, and even some rapping from Ms. Hudgens! This year’s show aired LIVE on BOTH COASTS from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC.

Drake surpassed Adele’s previously held (12) all-time record for most Billboard Music Awards in a single night, winning 13 awards including Top Artist, Top Male Artist, Top Billboard 200 Album, Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Hot 100 Artist, Top Song Sales Artist, Top Streaming Songs Artist, Top Rap Artist, Top Rap Tour, Top Rap Album, Top Streaming Song (Audio), Top R&B Song, and Top R&B Collaboration. Beyoncé won five trophies of her own, for Top Female Artist, Top Touring Artist, Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Tour, and Top R&B Album. Twenty One Pilots won in five categories – Top Duo/Group, Top Radio Song Artist, Top Rock Artist, Top Rock Song, and Billboard Chart Achievement Award Presented by Xfinity. The Chainsmokers won in four categories – Top Hot 100 Song, Top Dance/Electronic Artist, Top Collaboration, and Top Dance/Electronic Song. Halsey took home three awards for Top Hot 100 Song, Top Collaboration, and Top Dance/Electronic Song. Also ending the night with three trophies were Kyla (Top Streaming Song (Audio), Top R&B Song, Top R&B Collaboration) and Wizkid (Top Streaming Song (Audio), Top R&B Collaboration, Top R&B Song). They weren’t the only multi-award winners of the night. Desiigner, Juan Gabriel, Justin Timberlake, Kenny Chesney, and Lauren Daigle each took home a pair of trophies. IMAGES - COURTESY OF BBMA -GETTY IMAGES


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taking F1 fans on a thrilling journey

ariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, will perform on BCC’S Main Stage on Sunday, 25th June to close out the 2017 FORMULA 1 AZERBAIJAN GRAND PRIX.

On the heels of a sell-out Las Vegas residency and one of the most exciting years of her extraordinary career, the global superstar will be taking F1 fans on a thrilling journey as she performs her biggest, career-defining hits right after the last car has roared across the Finish Line in Baku. Drawing on a back catalogue of over 18 No. 1 singles, Mariah will be performing her biggest hits, including the timeless ‘Hero’, ‘Fantasy’, ‘Always Be My Baby’, the global smash hit ‘We Belong Together’ and many, many more. Mariah Carey is a music icon, a soul legend, a pop phenomenon, a breathtaking live artist and planet Earth’s best-selling female artist of all time. She has sold over 220 million records and 17 of her 18 Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 singles have been self-penned, including ‘Fantasy’, ‘Always Be My Baby’, ‘Hero’, ‘Touch My Body’, ‘One Sweet Day’, and ‘We Belong Together’, more than any other solo artist. With her distinct five-octave vocal range, prolific songwriting, and producing talent, Mariah has defined the modern pop artist. As a singer/songwriter/producer, amongst her countless awards, she has been recognized with multiple Grammy Awards, 21 American Music Awards, Billboard’s “Artist of the Decade” Award, the World Music Award for “World’s Best Selling Female Artist Of The Millennium,” and BMI’s “Icon Award” for her outstanding achievements in songwriting. She has topped the charts globally and has played to packed audiences in stadiums and arenas around the world. Her combination of stellar talents has inspired her dedicated fans in almost every country and set new standards for excellence in the music industry.Mariah Carey’s ongoing impact transcends the music industry to leave an indelible imprint upon the world at large. She has made substantial marks in film with critically acclaimed roles in Precious (2009), Lee Daniel’s The Butler (2013) and most recently Mariah made her directorial debut in A Christmas Melody, a special festive feature for Hallmark, in which she also stars. A Congressional Award recipient, Mariah has generously donated her time and energy to a range of philanthropic causes near to her heart including Save the Music, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, World Hunger Relief and the Elton John AIDS Foundation, among many others. A tremendous supporter of children’s charities, both domestic and international, Mariah founded Camp Mariah in partnership with the Fresh Air Fund, a retreat for inner city children to explore career development. BCC’s Executive Director, Arif Rahimov, was thrilled to confirm the final and biggest music act to perform live at the 2017 FORMULA 1 AZERBAIJAN GRAND PRIX: “We are incredibly proud to welcome the most successful female music star in history to Baku to close out our second successive Formula 1 Grand Prix weekend. Mariah Carey is the iconic voice of a generation whose songs are known intimately by millions of people across the world. To hear her perform her incredible range of hits here in Baku will be a true privilege and the perfect finale to what is shaping up to be the biggest and best F1 race weekend of the season. We are ready to celebrate with the whole world and are inviting you to come join us this summer in Baku!” The second successive Formula 1 race to be staged on the streets of Azerbaijan’s capital city is scheduled to take place on the weekend of 23rd -25th June, 2017.

Tickets for the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Still on Sale!


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ock fans across North America can look forward to Lifehouse & SWITCHFOOT together for the first time on the “Looking for Summer” Tour, delivering 30+ shows to venues across the U.S. and Canada. The tour kicks off July 23 at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, CO and will run into the fall, culminating at The Masonic in San Francisco on September 10. Up-and-coming songstress Brynn Elliott will open every night of the tour. It was in 2001 when the Los Angeles-based Lifehouse first broke through in a big way when “Hanging by a Moment,” from No Name Face, spent 20 weeks in the Top Ten, and won a Billboard Music Award for “Hot 100 Single of the

Year.” Since then, the band has released six more albums, three of which made the Billboard Top Ten, sold over 15 million records worldwide and spun off such hit singles as “You and Me”, “First Time,” “Whatever it Takes,” “Broken,” “Halfway Gone,” “Between the Raindrops,” and “Hurricane.” Lifehouse’s 7th album, Out of the Wasteland, debuted at #1 on the independent album charts in 2015.

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Chef Charlie Palmer Unveils

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lique Hospitality will combine approachable and classic food served exclusively from the kitchen of an Airstream trailer located within the 8,000 square foot space. The futuristic vehicle, known for its distinctive silver shape, will be the first of its kind in a Las Vegas restaurant and will serve as an eye catching interior design element of the venue. “The best food I’ve ever had has come from an Airstream trailer,” said Clique Hospitality Founder Andy Masi. While The Still will have a centrally located full bar that offers craft cocktails, the highlight of the beverage program will be its extensive selection of domestic and imported beer. Besides the wide array of suds on draft, over 50 craft beers from around the world will be offered to pair with meals. Menu offerings include street tacos and sliders, as well as appetizers that range from flounder fish and chips, complete with black truffle tartar sauce, to fresh oysters and lobster rolls.


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At the Scene - Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit returned to The Strip


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ne of the country’s top food, wine andspirits festivals, Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appétit returned to The Strip on April 27-30th with one-of-a-kind experiences and world-class lineups of renowned celebrity chefs, master sommeliers and cutting-edge mixologists from Caesars Palace, The Cromwell, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International, The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas. Presented by sponsor Chase Sapphire®, the 11th annual epicurean event continued its tradition of bringing the world’s most iconic chefs together including Alain Ducasse, Bobby Flay, Buddy “Cake Boss” Valastro, Charlie Palmer, Giada De Laurentiis, Gordon Ramsay, Guy Savoy, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, José Andrés, Julian Serrano, Lorena Garcia, Shawn McClain, Michael Chow, Nobu Matsuhisa, Timon Balloo and Wolfgang Puck, were many to attend the event this year.

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