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NEW YORK: Musician Rob Thomas and New York Times culture reporter Melena Ryzik get ready backstage prior to their Times Talk discussion. (From l.) Mr. Thomas, Ms. Ryzik and Kevin McKenna, managing director-brand marketing, Continental Airlines.
NEW YORK: Lifetime Television holds a screening for two of its original movies, both by author Patricia Cornwell, “At Risk” and
“The Front.” (From l.) Daniel Sunjata, star of both films; Abbe Raven, president-CEO, A&E Television Networks; Ms. Cornwell;
and Andie MacDowell, who also stars in both movies.
NEW YORK: Food & Wine announces the winners of its Best New
Chefs awards. (From l.) Dana Cowin, VP-editor in chief, Food &
Wine; Gail Simmons, “Top Chef” judge and manager- special
projects, Food & Wine; Kelly Choi, host, “Top Chef Masters”;
and Christina Grdovic, VP-publisher, Food & Wine.
NEW YORK: (From l.) Popular Mechanics unveils an overhauled Chevy Camaro 1SS, the
subject of its “Top Shop” project, to executives of General Motors. Mark Reuss,
president, GM North America; Jim Meigs, editor in chief, Popular Mechanics; Cathleen
P. Black, president, Hearst Magazines; and Bill Congdon, publisher, Popular Mechanics.
NEW YORK: The Paley Center for Media honors Discovery Communications founder and Chairman John
Hendricks at its annual gala. (From l.) Patricia Mitchell, president-CEO, Paley Center for Media; Frank
Bennack, CEO, Hearst Corp.; Mr. Hendricks; Don Henley, Eagles band member; and NBC anchor Brian
NEW YORK: CNN & HLN hold their Newsmakers 2010 event. (From l.) Jim Walton, president,
CNN Worldwide; CNN anchor Anderson Cooper; Greg D’Alba, exec VP-chief operating
officer, CNN ad sales and marketing; and CNN medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta.
LAS VEGAS: Condé Nast Traveler throws its annual “Hot List” party. (From l.) Klara Glowczewska, editor in chief,
Condé Nast Traveler; Bill McBeath, president -chief operating officer, ARIA Resort & Casino; singer/guitarist
Gavin Rossdale; singer Gwen Stefani; and Chris Mitchell, VP- publisher, Condé Nast Traveler.