Mr. Big returns to Windsor Saturday
The Windsor Star
Published: Thursday, May 29, 2008
Sex and the City leading man Chris Noth is offering Windsorites a chance to rub shoulders with Hollywood stars this weekend. Noth, who plays Mr. Big in the much-anticipated film-adaptation of the popular HBO series, has rounded up a number of fellow actors from popular television series Ugly Betty, the Sopranos and Law and Order to join him at a fundraiser at the Art Gallery of Windsor Saturday to benefit The Spirit of Excellence Inc., an inner-city centre that helps local children develop literacy skills.
Tickets for the fundraiser cost $175, but for $20, you could also see Noth in person as he introduces his movie, Sex and the City at Lakeshore Cinemas.
Here's the gist of the star-studded events happening around Windsor Saturday:
The Art of Shoes
What: Guests are invited to wear their most outrageous shoes for this red-carpet, star-studded fundraiser. The event will include a silent auction with signed celebrity shoes, rare art pieces and Sex and the City memorabilia. Funds raised through the silent auction will benefit The Spirit of Excellence Inc.
Who: Sex and the City star Chris Noth, Ugly Betty and Six Feet Under cast member Illeana Douglas, the Sopranos' Jason Cerbone and Federico Castellucio, Law and Order's Eric Bogosian and Sabrina, The Teenage Witch's Caroline Rhea.
When: 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, May 31
Where: The Art Gallery of Windsor, 401 Riverside Drive West, Windsor
Tickets: $175 each and can be purchased by calling Once Upon a Tea Cup at 519-735-5177 or visiting its website, http://www.onceuponateacup.ca/.
Watch Sex and the City with Mr. Big
What: Chris Noth, the actor who plays Mr. Big in Sex and the City, will introduce three showings of the movie at Lakeshore Cinemas.
When: 5:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, May 31
Where: Lakeshore Cinemas, 164 Lakeshore Blvd., Lakeshore, Ont.
Tickets: Cost $20 each and are available by calling Once Upon a Tea Cup at 519-735-5177 or visiting its website, http://www.onceuponateacup.ca/.