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Tuesday, May 04, 2004

J-Lo Glow: Speaking of refreshed, Jennifer Lopez is looking pretty and cool on the set of her new film, "Monster-in-Law," which co-stars Michael "I Won't Publically Announce My Romance with Jennifer Garner" Vartan and legendary Jane Fonda.

Burn Baby Burn: This Friday (May 7th) marks the Los Angeles premiere (at the Laemmle Fairfax Cinemas at 7 p.m.) of “Confessions of a Burning Man” a feature-length documentary -- following the adventures of the journey of four first-time visitors to the Burning Man Festival in Blackwood, NV Features Anna Getty, Samantha Weaver, Kevin Epps and Michael Winaker. Attendees expected: Dennis Hopper, Anna Getty, Balthazar Getty, Amy Smart, Roman Coppola, Angelica Huston, Rosanna Arquette, Samantha Weaver, Paul Barnett.

For Those Who Want To Rock: If you can't get enough retro arena rock on VH1 Classics, today marks the debut of not one, but TWO Styx releases: Anthology and Caught in the Act. Sense the sting? That's right, on May 25, the Scorpions Box Set will be available to one and all.

If He's Always On Your Mind (Even some of the time) : "WILLIE NELSON & FRIENDS: OUTLAWS AND ANGELS" airs Memorial Day, MAY 31st AT 9 p.m. on USA Network. The show features performances by Jerry Lee Lewis, Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Merle Haggard, Ben Harper, Al Green, Shelby Lynne, Rickie Lee Jones, Toots Hibert and The Holmes Brothers, among others

Wild Wasabi: At the Laemmle Sunset 5 Theatre Thursday night, look for a premiere and a premiere party for "Wasabi Tuna," a comic look at friends preparing for the annual West Hollywood Halloween Parade. Antonio Sabato Jr., Jason London, Tim Meadows, Alexis Arquette and Anna Nicole Smith.

Country Golfers: Country singer Toby Keith hosts the Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic in Norman, Oklahoma May 23 and 24, 2004. The two-day event features a Silent Auction and Ford Truck Giveaway. Items for the auction have been donated by Vince Gill, Shania Twain, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Jewell, Lonestar, Wynonna, Reba McEntire, Ashley Judd, Charles Barkley, Mookie Blaylock, Sammy Hagar, Tommy Lasorda, Willie Nelson, Dallas Cowboy Roy Williams, Dolly Parton, Garth Brooks, Justin Timberlake and others. Some of the donations include a signed leather bra from Christina Aguilera, a guitar signed by members of The Eagles, an autographed football from former Dallas Cowboys star Troy Aikman, an autographed basketball from Boston Celtics great Larry Bird and tickets, a night at the Four
Seasons and town car transportation to the upcoming Jimmy Buffett, Alan Jackson and George Strait concert in Dallas. Benefits Ally's House at www.AllysHouse.net.

Illuminate Yourself: There are enough home improvement/design shows on television to create not one, not two, not three, but four channels -- each primarly fixated on creating a more ideal living space. Our friends at Mirror Mirror PR are promoting www.welldressedhome.com which offers some very unique -- and conversation worthy light fixtures.