Niche Media's Jason Binn feted multiple nominee and Los Angeles Confidential Magazine cover star Ralph Fiennes with friend and fellow cover star Kristin Scott Thomas at Niche Media's annual Golden Globe party at Skybar at Mondrian, Los Angeles
Nominees Ralph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas and Award Winner Mickey Rourke Featured on Split Covers of Los Angeles Confidential Magazine's Special Awards Issue
Other Guests Included Arianna Huffington, Bai Ling, Bill Maher, John Salley, Julie Benz, Kim Kardashian, Kyle McLoughlin, Tom Arnold and Tracey Edmonds
Los Angeles, CA (January 11, 2009) — Niche Media's Jason Binn and Publisher Tova Bonem honored multiple Golden Globe nominee and Los Angeles Confidential magazine cover star Ralph Fiennes at Niche Media's annual Golden Globe party at Skybar at Mondrian on January 10, 2009. The event is the first of two back-to-back Los Angeles Confidential magazine events to celebrate the 66th Annual Golden Globes and to honor their three split cover stars. Sharing the "Awards Issue" cover with Fiennes is Best Actress Nominee Kristin Scott Thomas, who was also feted at the event, and Best Actor Winner Mickey Rourke, who will be celebrated by the magazine at an intimate cocktail party on Monday, January 12th.
Fiennes, nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama in The Duchess as well as Best Actor in a Miniseries/ Motion Picture for Television for Bernard and Doris, and fellow cover star and nominee Scott Thomas spent the evening mixing and mingling with Hollywood's top power players and celebrities in the pool-side VIP lounge. Among those showing their support were Adrienne Bailon, Alyssa Milano, Arianna Huffington, Bai Ling, Bill Maher, Billy Zane, Brandon Davis, Clifton Collins, Jr., Jake Busey, Jason Davis, John Salley, Julie Benz, Ken Davitian, Kim Kardashian, Kyle McLaughlin, Lake Bell, Leven Rambin, Linda Thompson, Neal McDonough, Q'Orianka Kilcher, Shaun Taub, Tom Arnold, and Tracey Edmonds.
In between dancing to the sounds of celebrity DJ Benjamin Walker, guests enjoyed Veev Açaí Spirits making a splash among L.A. tastemakers with their signature eco-friendly cocktails including Simply Veev, Veev it Up, Veev Eco-Mojito, and the Golden Globe Cooler.
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About Niche Media Holdings: Niche Media, a subsidiary of Greenspun Media Group, was founded in 1992 and is the country's preeminent regional magazine company with the largest network of city-specific luxury publications in the United States. Niche Media consistently delivers the finest editorial content and advertising to a controlled group of influencers with the highest disposable incomes in each city. Niche Media reaches readers who maintain annual household incomes of at least $200,000 and have liquid assets in excess of $1 million, making the pages of these glossies some of the most valuable real estate in publishing. Additionally, the company brings its publications' pages to life with more than 500 dynamic A-list events across the country each year. With more than 300 full-time employees, Niche Media exceeds 30,000 pages annually, and its titles have a combined annual distribution of more than 8 million copies. Niche Media's titles provide advertisers and marketers with a direct connection to the most desirable markets across the country.
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ABOUT VeeV: VeeV founders Courtney and Carter Reum, former investment bankers, left Wall Street in the summer of 2006 to start a venture that was equal parts entrepreneurial, progressive and meaningful. In that spirit, the Reum brothers created VeeV, the world's first spirit to introduce the Brazilian super-fruit, açaí. Among being the country's foremost and only certified carbon neutral spirit, VeeV's eco-friendly business activities include donating $1 of every bottle sold to the Sustainable Açaí Project, utilizing a distillery that is powered by wind energy, and implementing regular "VeeV Green Audits". Additionally, VeeV is a proud member of the Business for Social Responsibility, the Social Venture Network and other leading environmental organizations.