Two Musical Comedies Win Big at 2016 Golden Globes

first_imgWhile The Revenant and The Martian took home the top prizes at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards, two musical comedy series also received major recognition at the January 10 ceremony.Mozart in the Jungle won Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy. The Amazon series stars Gael García Bernal—who won for his performance—and Tony winner Bernadette Peters. Rachel Bloom received the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series for her CW musical comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.Only two Broadway alums won this year for performances—both on the small screen. Maura Tierney won Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for The Affair (Tony nominee Ruth Wilson won last year for the Showtime drama), and Mr. Robot’s Christian Slater took home the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for TV. Writer for stage and screen Aaron Sorkin won Best Screenplay for Steve Jobs.Denzel Washington, who won a Tony Award in 2010 for Fences and will bring that August Wilson play and nine others to HBO over ten years, received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for his “outstanding contributions” to the entertainment industry.Among the big winners of the night were Leonardo DiCaprio for The Revenant, Brie Larson for Room, Jennifer Lawrence for Joy, Matt Damon for The Martian, Taraji P. Henson for Empire and Jon Hamm for Mad Men.Click here for a complete list of winners. Congrats to all! View Commentslast_img read more

IBEW Local 300 Sponsors Thunder Road Race Car

first_imgSouth Burlington, Vt. (April 29, 2008) The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 300 will once again sponsor the 74 Racing Teams Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS.The car, driven by 25-year race veteran Jerry Lesage, competes in the Late Model Division at Thunder Road, a renowned short track speedway in Barre. Lesage carries a four-person pit crew that includes IBEW Local 300 member Paul Weston.The 74 Racing Team is very thankful for IBEW Local 300s support, said Weston. I have been a union member for 13 years and am enormously proud to promote our awesome work ethic and the many career opportunities in the electrical trades.Lesages vehicle will be on display May 3 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. as part of the Touch A Truck event at Sand Hill Park in Essex. His points-counting season opener at Thunder Road goes down May 11, with Thursday evening races continuing from June 12 through August.Race fans come from every walk of life and certainly appreciate the monumental contributions of union workers and businesses to our society, said IBEW Local 300 Business Manager George Clain. Just like race car drivers, Local 300 members continually put it all on the line to get the job done safely and efficiently.For a 2008 Thunder Road schedule, visit www.thunderroadspeedbowl.com(link is external).ABOUT THE IBEW LOCAL 300Based in South Burlington, the IBEW Local 300 serves 1,200-plus laborers throughout Vermont. The organization is part of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), which is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and represents approximately 750,000 members who work in a wide variety of fields, including utilities, construction, telecommunications, broadcasting, manufacturing, railroads and government. The IBEW has members in both the United States and Canada and stands out among the American unions in the AFL-CIO because of its size and highly skilled constituency.For more information, contact Marketing and Business Development Director Matt Lash at (802) 864-5864, [email protected](link sends e-mail) or www.ibewlocal300.org(link is external).last_img read more