Open Mom Night on May 7
On Thursday, May 7 from 6-8 pm, Role Mommy will celebrate Mother's Day with a collection of laugh out loud readings and performances at New York City's Comic Strip Live featuring some of the most talented authors, bloggers and television producers living in the tri-state area. The MC for the event will be Fox 5 NY's technology reporter, Brett Larson - who also happened to be a stand-up comic before crossing over into news.
A portion of the proceeds raised from the event will benefit the Gal to Gal Foundation, assisting patients and families battling stage IV breast cancer.
Our Open Mom Night contributors include:
Beth Feldman - Author & Founder of RoleMommy.com
Jen Singer - Author, Founder of MommaSaid & Blogger for Good Housekeeping & Yahoo Shine
Tracy Beckerman - Author, syndicated humor columnist & blogger, Lost In Suburbia
Eden Pontz - Television producer & contributor to NYC Moms Blog
Liz Gumbinner, creative advertising genius, founder of Mom 101 and Cool Mom Picks
Melissa Chapman - She Knows blogger & contributor to iVillage, Time Out NY Kids
Nancy Rabinowitz Friedman, Ageless Body, Timeless Mom & contributor to Traveling Mom
Jeanne Muchnick - Author, magazine writer and contributor to Momlogic
Abby Peccoriello, Author and editor in chief of Nickelodeon's Parents Connect
Wendy Stetson, Actress and founder of BabiesGottaHaveIt
Vanessa Druckman, Chef Druck Musings, New Jersey Moms blog & Traveling Mom contributor.
About Brett Larson:
Brett Larson joined WNYW/Fox 5, the Fox Television Stations flagship station, as technology and environmental reporter in 2007. Larson also is an anchor/reporter on 1010 WINS-AM radio. Previously, Larson was technology editor at WCBS-TV, appearing regularly on the 5-7 a.m. weekday morning news program, weekend and 5 p.m. weekday news. He also hosted 6 half-hour specials for the CBS station group and contributed to "The CBS Evening News" and CBS News "The Early Show." In 2004, Larson received an Emmy award for a piece on the 50th anniversary of color television.
Beginning his broadcast career while still in college, Larson appeared on-air at KOHL-FM in California. He then went to 95.5 Magic 95 in Reno, Nevada. From there, Larson went to K-BIG 98.1 in San Francisco doing weekend overnights and later the 7 p.m-midnight shift. He later joined K101, and Oldies 99.7 KFRC-AM/FM, until moving down the dial (and San Francisco peninsula) to San Jose's 94.5 KBAY -- where he handled the drive time shift on weekdays.
In 1999, Larson joined Macworld magazine in San Francisco as an assistant editor, making regular appearances on ZDTV, which later became TechTV. He eventually joined TechTV full-time, co-hosting "Fresh Gear," "Call for Help" and contributing regularly to "TechLive" the half-hour tech news program.
The event is $35 per person. Visit City Dusk today to register...tickets are selling out fast!
Posted in: Events on 04/12/2009