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Mar, 2017

Agenda action: Kiernan Shipka, Laury Shelley, Ta’Rhonda Jones

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Chicago.suntimes.com | By Bill Zwecker [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="469"] Kiernan Shipka (from left) is seen with her "Mad Men" co-stars Christina Hendricks and January Jones at a L.A. book-signing of Matthew Weiner's "Mad Men" book. | Frazer Harrison/Getty Images[/caption] In honor of Women’s History Month, Chicago native and actress Kiernan Shipka (“Mad Men”) brings to life the story of legendary Chicago social worker and activist Jane Addams by reading a critically…

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Mar, 2017

Let Kiernan Shipka Read You a Story to Kick Off Women’s History Month

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Yahoo.com | By Raechal Leone Shewfelt Kiernan Shipka is sharing the story of Jane Addams. (Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) More Kiernan Shipka, the 17-year-old actress known for playing Sally Draper on Mad Men, knows a good story when she reads it. On Tuesday, she shared a special one to mark the beginning of Women’s History Month. Shipka read The House That Jane Built, a children’s book about turn-of-the-century activist and philanthropist…

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Celebrate Black History Month with Dulé Hill reading for Storyline Online

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Hill brings children’s book As Fast As Words Could Fly to life for SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s popular children’s literacy website LOS ANGELES (February 1, 2016) – SAG Award winner Dulé Hill may star on the upcoming CBS series Doubt, but there isn’t any doubt about his passion for children’s literacy. In the latest Storyline Online (storylineonline.net) video, released today by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation in celebration of Black History Month, the former…

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Mary Steenburgen reads Caldecott Medal-winning children’s book Strega Nona for SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Storyline Online Program

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Steenburgen brings story to life while singing and playing the accordion LOS ANGELES (December 15, 2016) – Academy Award winner Mary Steenburgen showcases her passion for storytelling and lesser known musical talents in the latest Storyline Online (storylineonline.net) video released today by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation. Storyline Online streams free videos featuring celebrated actors reading beloved children's books out loud alongside inventively animated, original illustrations. Storyline Online is available 24 hours…

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The SAG-AFTRA Foundation, Champagne Taittinger and the Screen Actors Guild Awards® Announce New Initiative to Raise Vital Emergency Assistance Funds

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Highlights include a Red Carpet bottle signing at the 23rd Annual SAG Awards® LOS ANGELES (November 29, 2016) – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation and the Screen Actors Guild Awards® today announced Champagne Taittinger is sponsoring a new initiative that will…

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Oct, 2016

Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg and More Remember Robin Williams at SAG-AFTRA Center Opening

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IndieWire.com | By Graham Winfrey Williams' friends and colleagues remembered the late actor at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation's new Robin Williams Center for Entertainment and Media in New York. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="780"] Billy Crystal and Whoopi Goldberg[/caption]     Five of Robin Williams’ friends and colleagues celebrated the opening of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Robin Williams Center for Entertainment and Media in New York on Wednesday by remembering the life and and work…

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