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Tony winner Kelli O’Hara to Headline 21st annual Symphony at Salk

LA JOLLA–The Salk Institute will celebrate 21 years of Symphony at Salk, its signature concert under the stars, with Broadway luminary Kelli O’Hara and the incomparable San Diego Symphony led … Continue reading

July 17, 2016

From White House to Warners

Former White House Press Secretary and current political analyst and commentator Dee Dee Myers has been named Executive Vice President, Worldwide Corporate Communications and Public Affairs for Warner Bros., it … Continue reading

April 17, 2014

Woody Allen Draws the Line at Colorizing

Love him or not, Woody Allen is a great interview always.  In 1995 he told me exactly how he felt about colorization. By DONNA PARKER NEW YORK — Adding his … Continue reading

February 10, 2013

‘El Mariachi’ helmer Rodriguez to Donna: ‘I’m not Lying’

Donna enjoyed meeting Robert and he was kind enough to include her in his book ‘Rebel Without a Crew’ By Robert Rodriguez SUNDANCE, Utah — I went to the Z … Continue reading

December 26, 2012

Reporter Donna Balancia Awarded 6-Figure Settlement from Hollywood Reporter

Reporter Donna Parker has reached an out-of-court settlement with The Hollywood Reporter as a result of being fired last December after she filed a lawsuit against International Creative Management. Sources said … Continue reading

October 15, 2012

Reporter, Writer Reach Settlement (Daily Variety May 2, 1996)

Scribe Donna Parker has reached an out-of-court settlement with the Hollywood Reporter after she was fired for filing a lawsuit against International Creative Management. Sources said Parker received a six-figure … Continue reading

October 11, 2012

Shuttle Atlantis’ New Home

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER — Shuttle Atlantis will take a 2-mile-per-hour trek on over to its new home at Kennedy Space Center on Nov. 2. The orbiter, currently located in the … Continue reading

September 28, 2012

Cruise ships’ crime reporting examined

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) — The U.S. Congress is looking into the cruise ship industry and how it handles crimes at sea.Victims of shipboard crimes want lawmakers to regulate the … Continue reading

August 31, 2012

Veteran Publicist and Former Reporter Donna Balancia Consults for Agency

On this short-term assignment I was brought in to help upgrade business dealings and bring in new business. During the time I consulted for the agency, I made an important … Continue reading

August 15, 2012

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