What matters in the end is what we build. What matters is what we leave behind — the things that will endure long after we are gone. Obama told a few jokes, quoting Italian-American Yogi Berras famous Itaintover til its over and also saying our presidential campaigns can seem like something out of Dantes Inferno. The soiree for Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was the 13th and final state dinner for Obama, who leaves office in January. In Renzis remarks, he thanked Obama for the value that you inspire not only in the United States of America, but all the world. Bittersweet was the word several guests chose to describe the evening. Rep. Gerald Connolly, D-Va., said its a little sad that its Obamas last state dinner. But to make the occasion even more memorable, he said: For tonight only, I pronounce my name Canoli, not Connolly. Johnny Wright, who styles Michelle Obamas hair, also described the moment as bittersweet, but he, too, was excited to have been invited. Others, meanwhile, sought to inject a little levity into the evening. Were Jews, but we identify as Italian, joked comedian Jerry Seinfeld. By way of explaining why the Obamas may have invited him and his wife, Jessica, Seinfeld said they spend a lot of time traveling in Italy and we almost exclusively go out for Italian food, but thats as far as I can figure. Obama appeared on a recent episode of Seinfelds online program Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee and they took turns circling the South Lawn in a 1963 Corvette Stingray split window coupe. And after tripping climbing stairs and getting a pair of scissors to cut out the lining of her dress, celebrity chef Rachael Ray joked that I should only come here in sneakers. Ray has done numerous events with the White House to support the first ladys Lets Move anti-childhood obesity initiative. Other guests included House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., the highest-ranking Italian American in U.S. politics, and her husband, Paul Pelosi. Others guests of Italian heritage included former race car driver Mario Andretti, who sported socks designed like a checkered racing flag; fashion designer Giorgio Armani; actor JohnTurturro; and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Once again, Mrs. Obama didnt disappoint, dazzling by wearing what the White House described as a rose gold chainmail gown by Italian designer Versace. Other women also went Italian in their choice of attire, clothing themselves in designs by Valentino, RobertCavalliand others. Celebrity chef Mario Batali was invited to help the White House kitchen crew prepare the meal, and Grammy Award-winning pop singer Gwen Stefani was on tap to perform after the tables were cleared. Not only did Batali collaborate on dinner, he was also invited to attend as a guest. And a few guests said they were most looking forward to eating his food, including fellow cook Sandra Lee, Cuomos partner. The menu was designed to showcase traditional Italian dishes that are familiar to Americans and were made with ingredients pulled from Mrs. Obamas garden during this months final harvest. Batali, executive chefCristetaComerford and pastry chef Susie Morrison settled on a menu of sweet potato ravioli with browned butter and sage, warm butternut squash salad and beef pinwheels, an Italian classic, served with broccoli rabe.
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‘Stop Making Sense’ was pretty easy, too, but that time I had to call David Byrne and spend half an hour convincing him to make the movie,” Demme said with a chuckle in a separate interview. “I’ve been obsessed with working with Justin in a film ever since I saw him in ‘The Social Network.’ And then suddenly I get to do a movie where he’s in almost every shot.” The film, “Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids,” available on Netflix, lends the streaming platform a megawatt dose of Timberlake’s fluid, seemingly effortless stardom. He has touted it as an opportunity to “Timberlake and Chill.” With Demme’s cameras trained squarely on the singer, the film captures the wide range of Timberlake, whose silky-smooth performance is like a 21st century hybrid of Frank Sinatra and Michael Jackson. Both are repeatedly referenced throughout Timberlake’s performance. The setting (the MGM Grand in Las Vegas) and attire (Tom Ford tuxedoes) is pure Sinatra, while the dance moves and harmonies (“Human Nature” is covered) owe plenty to Jackson. “It’s a concert film, but it’s the most personal film I’ve made about creating music,” says Timberlake, whose 2013 “20/20 Experience” album was his first in seven years. “It was a really great time for me in my career and what was happening in my life.” +1 Jack E. King, left, Zenya Bashford, Justin Timberlake, Nicole Hurst and Aaron Camper perform in ‘Justin Timberlake and the Tennessee Kids,’ a concert film available on Netflix. http://parkerbryantpost.azcra.org/2016/10/23/fundamental-elements-of-job-hunting-demystified/Netflix photo “Stop Making Sense” chronicled the steady swell of Byrne’s funk extravaganza: It begins with him on a bare stage with an acoustic guitar and builds to a teaming ensemble and Byrne in an oversized suit.
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