Oscar-winning actor, comic genius: Robin Williams dies at 63 from suspected suicide


#TaniaOnTheScene - Sadly, we say goodbye to a great actor.

Robin Williams was found dead in his home on Monday around noon.

Over the years, Williams struggled with alcohol and cocaine addiction, and as of late, struggled with severe depression.

The international superstar’s first major role was as a lovable alien in the TV series “Mork and Mindy.” He was also known for his many roles, from “Good Will Hunting,” to “Dead Poets Society,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Jumanji” and more.

The 63-year-old reportedly died in what appears to be a suicide from asphyxiation.

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Tracy Morgan ‘more responsive’ but will remain hospitalized for weeks


#TaniaOnTheScene - A spokesman for Tracy Morgan says that he remains in critical condition after undergoing surgery on a broken leg and will remain in a New Jersey hospital for “several weeks.”

Lewis Kay says that Morgan was more responsive Sunday after sustaining a broken leg, broken femur, broken nose and several broken ribs in a deadly chain-reaction crash on the New Jersey Turnpike Saturday morning that left a friend dead and two others critically injured.

Kay says Morgan’s family is “tremendously overwhelmed and appreciative of the outpouring of love and support from his fans.”

Two others, 36-year-old Jeffrey Millea, of Shelton, Connecticut, and 43-year-old comedian Ardie Fuqua Jr., of Jersey City, remain in critical condition.

Comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair was killed in the crash.

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Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival


#TaniaOnTheScene - The 2014 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival lineup is out!

Kanye, Lionel Richie, Elton John, Lauryn Hill, Zedd, and Frank Ocean are just some of the 125+ musicians performing.

There are also more than 20 comedians set to hit one of the 13 stages.

It’s all happening June 12 - 15, 2014 in Manchester, TN.

Tickets go on sale Saturday February 22, 2014.

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#TheUltimateHouseParty in MIA with Kid N’ Play


#TaniaOnTheScene - If you’ll be in Florida the weekend of Nov. 15th, THIS is the party you need to attend!

Saturday, November 16, 2013, 11:00 PM to Sunday, November 17, 2013, 4:00 AM
STUDIO 504: 504 NE 190TH STREET, MIAMI, FL 33179
South Florida, get ready for the Ultimate House Party with the legendary “KID N PLAY" from the movie House Party, hosting and performing LIVE inside Studio 504.
Here’s a recap from our coverage of the all-white party hosted by Boris Kodjoe:

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Sunday Evening Serenade with @MsOliviaGilmore

TaniaOnTheScene - This Sunday, September 15, 2013, stop by “Sunday Evening Serenade” at 520 8th ave. on the 10th floor. Admission is $10 and the show begins at 7pm. Support one of the artists that I think is extremely talented.

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Rejoice! Dave Chappelle is Back!

#TaniaOnTheScene - Dave Chappelle, who’s generally kept a low profile since the end of “Chappelle’s Show” eight years ago, is about to come back in a big way.

Chappelle is the headliner for Funny or Die’s "Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival," which kicks off August 23 in Austin, Texas. The tour, which also includes Flight of the Conchords, Demetri Martin and Kristen Schaal, will run through 13 cities in five weeks, concluding in Mountain View, California.

Oh, it’s not like Chappelle has been in hiding; in fact, he’s touring the Southeast right now, and will be playing three shows in Nashville and five in Atlanta in the coming weeks. But in recent years the comedian’s best-known public appearances have been occasional drop-ins at L.A.’s Laugh Factory and spots on “Inside the Actors Studio.”

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All-White Yacht Party in South Beach, Hosted by Boris Kodjoe RECAP


#TaniaOnTheScene -  On 3/23/13, Plush Illusions put together a yacht party in South Beach. The all-white extravaganza was hosted by Boris Kodjoe, with music by Fergie n Springer from Power 96, a fashion show by Sarahi Jeans, and much more.

FadaKnowsBest and I did the dirty work of putting together footage so that you can feel as if you were right there as we sailed away.

Check it out:

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