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Celebrity Travel: Go away with James Paxton

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James Paxton doesn’t remember visiting his dad – the late Bill Paxton – on the set of the 1996 blockbuster film “Twister.” At the time, he was barely a year old. But when he was asked to make an appearance in “Twisters” – in theaters July 19 – he immediately said yes. “I did this cameo for Dad,” Paxton said. “It was ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with Ali Fumiko Whitney

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Ali Fumiko Whitney said that starring opposite Harry Connick Jr. in the Netflix film “Find Me Falling” – out July 19 – was a dreamy experience. “We filmed in Cyprus and I spent most of my time in both the capital city, Nicosia, as well as the city of Pafos,” the actress said. “Both were absolutely stunning! I made sure to explore ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with Collective Soul

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More than three decades into their career, Collective Soul recently released the double album, “Here to Eternity,” and are currently on tour with Hootie & the Blowfish. From their respective Atlanta homes, singer-songwriter Ed Roland and bassist Will Turpin discussed their tour, how they spend their free time on the road and where they’d ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with Will Rigby

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Will Rigby has a set routine before he prepares for a trip. “I’ve seen enough of the great cathedrals of the world,” said the dB’s drummer, who is based out of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. “They’re impressive, but all the same. [I check for] museums and other attractions, see if any band I want to see is playing where I'm going [and]...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with Loren Escandón

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Loren Escandón said that working on the film “Shirley” was a life-changing experience for her. “First and foremost, I have to emphasize that anyone unfamiliar with the incredible story of [the first-ever Black congresswoman] Shirley Chisholm must watch this movie,” the Colombian actress and filmmaker said from her Los Angeles home. “...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with Laurie Berkner

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Laurie Berkner is celebrating the 25 th anniversary of her children’s album “Victor Vito” with a digitally remastered re-release that will be available on streaming platforms, CD and vinyl. “It will have a beautifully updated cover and the record itself will be blue, to call back to the color of the original cassette,” said Berkner, ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with Jessie Baylin and Nathan Followill

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For solo artist Jessie Baylin and Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill, this is an especially busy period for the married couple. In May, the Grammy Award-winning Kings of Leon released their latest album “Can We Please Have Fun.” And Baylin’s May 31 re-release of her critically acclaimed 2018 album “Strawberry Wind” – “...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with R.O. Kwon

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In R.O. Kwon’s second novel “Exhibit” (Riverhead Books), the bestselling author of “The Incendiaries” tackles desire and sexuality with compelling and concise prose. Like Kwon, her protagonists are ethnically Korean. “I had the great luck of getting to visit Seoul a couple of times in 2023, both for work and for pleasure,” she said...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with Hiromi

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Born in Hamamatsu, Japan, and educated at Boston’s Berklee College of Music, renowned jazz pianist and composer Hiromi Uehara – known professionally as Hiromi – splits her time between homes in New York and Tokyo. Her musical skills were recognized from an early age. At 14, Hiromi performed with the Czech Philharmonic...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with CIX

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After debuting in 2019, the K-pop quintet CIX has had the opportunity to travel around the world, which the group acknowledges as a fun perk of their job. “I try to explore each city as our schedule allows,” group leader and rapper BX told us. “A tour allows us to take a look at various cities. In that sense, the [North American] tour ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with Wilson Cruz

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Thirty years ago, Wilson Cruz made history as the first openly gay actor portraying a gay role on a television series. The critically-acclaimed “My So-Called Life” jump-started a career that would include the films “Nixon” and “After Louie,” as well as shows such as “Grey’s Anatomy” and “13 Reasons Why.” The first half of ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with Crystal Hana Kim

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Six years after she won critical acclaim for her debut novel “If You Leave Me Now,” Crystal Hana Kim has published her second book “The Stone Home” (William Morrow). The novel centers on a homeless mother and daughter who, in the 1980s, are sent to live in a South Korean reformatory center designed to break down their will to survive. ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with Babs Olusanmokun

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Babs Olusanmokun is having an incredible year. After returning to the “Dune” franchise as Jamis in “Dune: Part Two,” the actor will next be seen in Guy Ritchie's “The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare”, which opens in theaters on April 19. The Nigerian American actor is also a cast member of the “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with Ashley Versher

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Writer, filmmaker and actress Ashley Versher said she has tackled many interesting jobs in the past. But working with Jennifer Lopez on the Amazon original film “This is Me…Now” remains a highlight. “I think my favorite scene was the intervention scene, which we shot in a beautiful Bel Air mansion,” said Versher, who splits her time ...Read more

Celebrity Trave: Go away with Sahra Nguyen

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Born and raised in Massachusetts, entrepreneur Sahra Nguyen was inspired by her Vietnamese heritage when she founded Nguyen Coffee Supply ( https://nguyencoffeesupply.com/ ). “Vietnam’s coffee industry specializes in the robusta coffee species, which is very different from arabica coffee – the ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go away with Mai Whelan of 'Squid Game: The Challenge'

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When Mai Whelan beat out 455 competitors to win $4.56 million dollars on “Squid Game: The Challenge” – the reality competition series based on the award-winning Netflix K-drama … minus the deaths! – she had all kinds of options to go away to luxurious destinations. But she surprised fans with her choice. “I asked my husband, Jay, to ...Read more

 

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