On December 9th, 2015 the USO will hold its 54th Armed Forces Gala & Gold Medal Dinner in New York City at the Marriott Marquis.
An estimated 1,000 guests will gather at the event to pay special tribute to our men and women in uniform. Guests will include dignitaries, military leadership, USO Board of Directors, corporate sponsors and the media.
This star-studded event will feature entertainment, the USO Show Troupe, and will recognize USO volunteers, as well as honorees from each branch of the armed forces for their extraordinary bravery, loyalty, and heroism.
Hosted by Willie Geist, the gala will feature celebrity presenters, including Meredith Vieira, Sadie Robertson, Stephen Colbert and cast members from GOTHAM.
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In honour of World AIDS Day, Stephen Colbert joined a whole host of celebrities at New York’s Carnegie Hall to celebrate ten years of “The One Campaign” and “(RED), two AIDS-fighting groups co-founded by U2 frontman, Bono.
Stephen Colbert was on hand to honour Bill and Melinda Gates, saying:
“I wasn’t sure who they were. I had to look them up on Bing. It turns out One was inspired by a conversation between Bill Gates and Bono about how to better inform Americans about extreme poverty around the world. If not for One, the only way that Americans would hear about poverty would be from Bernie Sanders’ speeches.”
“He said the Gates didn’t only just write a check. Bill Gates helped ‘professionalize’ the organization. Bill Gates brought his brain power, his insights, his business acumen, his understanding of the role commerce would play in wiping out poverty.”
Colbert urged governments to continue to work together to assist the organization soon “because Donald Trump,” he said, pausing as the audience laughed, “if he’s elected, all bets are off. Just tear up your history books and live in a cage because it’s every man for himself.”
(via CBS DFW)
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Stephen Colbert and Hugh Jackman co-host the Global Citizen Festival on September 26th, 2015 on the Great Lawn in Central Park, New York. The co-hosts will be joined by Deborra-Lee Furness, Salma Hayek Pinault, Kerry Washington and Olivia Wilde, and feature performances by Pearl Jam, Beyoncé, Coldplay and Ed Sheeran.
** Update: The live stream has now ended. For photo’s from the event, please head to our Pinterest board.
Event Description: Join Stephen Colbert, host of CBS’ “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” for an evening of fun with director J.J. Abrams (“Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “Lost”). This event will feature the pair in a wide-ranging, on-stage look at their influences, ideas, and creative work. Come and see which geek shall inherit the earth! Proceeds from this event benefit the Montclair Film Festival, New Jersey’s leading film non-profit.
Venue: NJPAC, Newark
Date: Saturday, November 21st 8:00 PM
** Tickets go on sale for Montclair Film Festival Members only beginning Tuesday, September 8th and to the general public on Friday, September 11th, 2015.
The Montclair Film Festival have teamed up with Omaze, and are giving fans a chance to fly out and join Stephen and JJ at the ultimate nerd off. Head to Omaze for competition details!!