People-t24 May 2010

People Magazine

Caught in the Act! With Dancing with the Stars down to the three finalists, many of the cast members cut loose at newly-opened H Lounge in West Hollywood -- and they had good reason to party. The group celebrated the birthdays of pros Derek Hough (he turned 25, May 17) and Mark Ballas (who turns 24 on May 24). Ballas hung out in a VIP section and cozied up to the Pussycat Dolls Ashley Roberts,

OK Magazine-t29 Aug 2009

OK! Weekly

Teen Achers (Whining at the Teen Choice Awards.) There were no sore losers at the Aug 9 Teen Choice Awards in Universal City, Calif, but plenty of achy attendees! "We've been fighting -- training together -- so we're all sore," Twilight's Kellan Lutz tells OK! of the cast's preparations for Eclipse.  Meanwhile, Ashley Tisdale moaned that her dress was "really tight!" And Frankie Jonas revealed to OK! that older bro Kevin's wedding planning is a pain:

PR Week-f4 Mar 2002

PR Weekly

Celebrity Gift Retreat proves that the best things in life are still free For the uninitiated, swag is the industry term for free stuff -- namely those lavish gifts bags celebrities receive when attending award shows. In Tinseltown, stars are not content with critical accolades and mass adoration. Only one hand is required to pat yourself on the back, leaving the other conveniently free to hold gifts, thank you very much. The value of swag

WWD-f16 Oct 2000

Women’s Wear Daily

Los Angeles -- It used to be that performers and presenters hanging out backstage at award shows had nothing more to entertain them than the folding chairs, soda cans and fruit baskets. Now, with her Santa Monica-based company, Backstage Creations, Karen Wood is bringing a certian measure of luxe to the VIPs waiting in the wings At Thursday's Lifetime breast cancer benefit concert in Los Angeles, performers Sheryl Crow, Melissa Ethridge and Destiny's Child as

Variety-f17 Jan 2000

Variety

Backstage Creations is one company that has upped the ante on the proverbial gift basket. Part greenroom, part boutique, its invitation-only retreat-style environments provide behind-the-scenes shopping for the awards show circuit. Celebs are escorted through themed rooms away from the hub of backstage show traffic, where they browse an array of products from Swiss watches to stereos and shoes. Most walk away with an average of $5,000 in merchandise from roomfuls valued at $750,000. In