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The Sweet Suite Benefit for Juvenile Arthritis Red Carpet Interviews

Teens Wanna Know’s Michael Manuel Peña & Keira Peña hit Avalon Hollywood to cover the Sweet Suite, a Candyland-themed benefit to raise awareness and funds for the Juvenile Arthritis Association. Many patients got to enjoy the day, filled with entertainment, celebrity meet and greets, and lots of CANDY!

Guests who appear in this episode include Tyler Champagne “The Client List,” Jackson Brundage “See Dad Run,” Jaden Betts “Doc McStuffins,” Alli Simpson “12 Dogs of Christmas: The Great Puppy Escape,” Sabrina Carpenter “Girl Meets World,” Landry Bender “Crash & Bernstein,” Alyson Hannigan “How I Met Your Mother” and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” Kim Poirier “Dawn of the Dead” and “Paradise Falls,” Beverly D’Angelo “Entourage” and “National Lampoon’s Vacation,” Windell Middlebrooks “The Suite Life on Deck” and Body of Proof,” Piper Reese “Piper’s Picks TV,” Sharna Burgess “Dancing With the Stars,” Recording Artist Mika Newton, Valery Ortiz “Hit the Floor” and “Diary of a Single Mom,” Nathaniel Peña “The Disney English” and “Nerd Wars!” Oana Gregory “Crash & Bernstein,” Danica McKellar “The Wonder Years” and “Young Justice,” Recording Artist Camryn, Jaida-Iman Benjamin “Life of a King” and “Austin & Ally,” McKenna Grace “Crash & Bernstein,” Skai Jackson “Jessie,” R.J. Mitte “Breaking Bad,” Lacianne Carriere “Victorious,” Chris Sheffield “General Education” and “The Maze Runner,” Nestor Serrano “24” and “Dexter,” Amy Malin from Trueheart Events, Skyler Stone “Raising Hope,” and Rhythmic Juggling Beatboxer Bronkar Lee.

Juvenile Arthritis
Website: http://juvenilearthritis.org/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/juvenilearthritis
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JArthritisAssoc

Tyler Champagne
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3914078/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/TheRealTylerChampagne
Twitter: http://twitter.com/tylerchampagne1

Jackson Brundage
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2069547/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Jackson-Brundage/10586406101
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JackTBrundage

Jaden Betts
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3880165/

Alli Simpson
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm4972096/
Website: http://allisimpson.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/allisimpsonofficialpage
Twitter: https://twitter.com/allisimpson/
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/SoAlli

Sabrina Carpenter
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm4248775/
Website: http://sabrinacarpenter.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/SabrinaAnnLynnCarpenter
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SabrinaAnnLynn
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/sabrinastar99

Landry Bender
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm4085883/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/TheLandryBender
Twitter: https://twitter.com/landry_bender
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/landrybenderperforms

Alyson Hannigan
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm0004989/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/alydenisof

Kim Poirier
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm0688495/
Website: http://kimpoirier.net/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/KimPoirierPage
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Kimpoirier
YouTube: http://youtube.com/KimPoirierOfficial

Beverly D’Angelo
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm0000350/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Beverly-DAngelo/39062681314

Windell Middlebrooks
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2070606/
Website: http://windelldmiddlebrooks.com
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Windell-Middlebrooks/133666109991463
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Windell4Real

Piper Reese
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3072172/
Website: http://www.piperspicks.tv/
Facebook: http://facebook.com/PipersPicksTV
Twitter: http://twitter.com/PipersPicksTV
YouTube: http://youtube.com/PipersPicksTV

Sharna Burgess
IMDb: http://.imdb.com/name/nm5029366/
Website: http://sharnaburgess.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SharnaBurgess

Mika Newton
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm5688102/
Website: http://mikanewton.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/OfficialMikaNewton
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MikaNewton

Valery Ortiz
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm1228504/
Website: http://valeryortiz.com/ValeryOrtiz/Welcome.html
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Official-Valery-Ortiz-Fan-Page/115496451831254
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ValsTweet

Nathaniel Peña
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3535459/
Website: http://penatalent.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/PenaSiblingsFanPage
YouTube: http://youtube.com/penachannel

Oana Gregory
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3551313/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/oanagregory

Danica McKellar
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm0005211/
Website: http://danicamckellar.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/danicamckellar

Camryn
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2555392/
Website: http://camrynmusic.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/camrynofficial
Twitter: https://twitter.com/camrynrocks
YouTube: http://youtube.com/Camrynrocks

Jaida-Iman Benjamin
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2348805/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/jaidaimanbenjamin
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jaidabenjamin

McKenna Grace
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm5085683/
Website: http://mckennagrace.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MckennaGraceful
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MckennaGraceful

Skai Jackson
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2857655/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Skai-Jackson/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/OfficialSkai

R.J. Mitte
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2666409/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/RJ-Mitte/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RjMitte

Lacianne Carriere
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm5038796/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/lacianncarriere

Chris Sheffield
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm1146265/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Chris-Sheffield/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisShef

Nestor Serrano
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm0785594/
Website: http://nestorserrano.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nestor-Serrano/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/_NestorSerrano

Amy Malin
Website: http://trueheartevents.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/trueheartevents

Skyler Stone
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm1043126/
Website: http://skylerstone.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/SKYLER-STONE/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/theskylerstone

Bronkar Lee
Website: http://www.circusofsound.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bronkar-Lee/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BronkarLee
YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/bronkarlee

34th Annual Young Artist Awards Interviews

Teens Wanna Know stopped by the 34th Annual Young Artist Awards to speak with the talented kids and teens in attendance about their careers, what they like about acting, and the best advice they have received in their careers.

Interviewees: Rory and Declan McTigue “Boardwalk Empire,” Madison Pettis & Torri Webster “Life With Boys,” Sadie Calvano “Kickin’ It” & “Mom,” Jaylen Barron “See Dad Run,” Regan Mizrahi “Dora the Explorer,” Isabella Cramp “The Neighbors,” Mikey Reid, Rylan Lee and Sage Boatright from “Victorious,” Tyree Brown “Parenthood,” Samantha Bailey “The Young and the Restless,” Jordan Van Vranken “After the Wizard,” Zach Callison “Sofia the First,” Tara-Nicole Azarian “ROTFL,” Christian Traeumer “Bless Me, Ultima” and “The Child,” Paris Smith “Scouted” & “Modern Family,” Chanel Marriott “Bombay Beach,” Jolie Vanier “Hello, My Name is Abigail” &  “Shorts,” Josh Feldman “Santa Paws 2,” Ariel Fournier “Beyond the Spotlight Hits the Streets,” Ashley Lonardo “Clear Revenge,” Shak Ghacha “Touch,” Brandon Tyler Russell “Smitty” & “Weiner Dog Nationals,” Lauren Dair Owens “New Girl,” Sebastian Banes “In the Family,” Laci Kay “Olivia”

Rory McTigue
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2521468/

Declan McTigue
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2515834/

Madison Pettis
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2202521/
Website: http://madison-pettis.net/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/OfficialMadisonPettis
Twitter: https://twitter.com/madisonpettis
YouTube: http://youtube.com/iammadisonpettis

Torri Webster
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm4040878/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Torri-Webster/191501434254479
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TorriWebster

Sadie Calvano
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3970180/
Website: http://sadiecalvano.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/SadieCalvano
Twitter: https://twitter.com/sadiecalvano

Jaylen Barron
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm4978139/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Jaylen-Barron/456715404360071
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JaylenjBarron

Regan Mizrahi
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2175570/
Website: http://reganmizrahi.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Regan-Mizrahi/318302121550355
Twitter: https://twitter.com/therealReganMiz

Isabella Cramp
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm4360764/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/IsabellaCramp
Twitter: https://twitter.com/isabellacramp

Mikey Reid
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2776874/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/mrmikeyreid
Twitter: https://twitter.com/mrmikeyreid

Rylan Lee
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm4959432/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/therealrylanlee

Sage Boatright
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm4849884/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/SageBoatrightFans
Twitter: https://twitter.com/sageboatright
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/sageboatright

Tyree Brown
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3444392/
Website: http://tyree-brown.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/RealTyreebrown
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RealTyreeBrown

Samantha Bailey
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2538904/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/OfficialSamanthaBailey
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SamanthaABailey

Jordan Van Vranken
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2721209/
Website: http://jordanvanvranken.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/JordanVanVranken
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jorvanvranken
YouTube: http://youtube.com/jordanvanvranken

Zach Callison
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2642131/
Website: http://zachcallison.com/
Facebook Fan Page: http://facebook.com/zachcallison
Twitter: http://twitter.com/ZachCallison
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/ZachCallison

Tara-Nicole Azarian
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3152258/
Website: http://taranicoleazarian.com/
Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/TaraNicoleAzarianOfficial
Twitter: http://twitter.com/@TaraAzarian
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/TheLightPinkRanger

Christian Traeumer
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3610998/
Facebook Fan Page: http://facebook.com/christiantraeumerfanpage
Twitter: http://twitter.com/ctraeumer
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/Christiantraeumer

Paris Smith
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3823813/
Website: http://parisdsmith.com/

Chanel Marriott
IMDB: http://imdb.com/name/nm3745498/
Website: http://chanelmarriott.com/
Facebook Fan Page: http://facebook.com/pages/Chanel-Marriott/168114693207154
Twitter: http://twitter.com/chanelmarriott
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/Chazza2611

Jolie Vanier
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2812116/
Website: http://jolievanierofficialsite.com
Facebook: https://facebook.com/officialjolievanier
Twitter: https://twitter.com/onlyjolievanier

Josh Feldman
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3241167/
Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/JOSH-FELDMAN/253308609735
Twitter: http://twitter.com/joshericfeldman

Ariel Fournier
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm4455122/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/arielsofficialmusic
Twitter: https://twitter.com/arielsmusic

Ashley Lonardo
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3518118/
Website: http://ashleylonardo.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Ashley-Lonardo-ActressDirector/286338148059733
YouTube: https://youtube.com/user/MADLOSHOW

Shak Ghacha
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm4190050/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Shak-ghacha/570337926312802?ref=stream
Twitter: https://twitter.com/shakghacha
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/ShakGhacha

Brandon Tyler Russell
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2182241/
Website: http://brandontylerrussell.com/
Facebook Fan Page: http://facebook.com/brandontylerrussell
Twitter: http://imdb.com/name/nm2182241/

Lauren Dair Owens
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2987649/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Lauren-Dair-Owens-Artist/137069336315500
Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurendairowens
YouTube: https://youtube.com/user/laurenowens98

Sebastian Banes
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3721383/

Laci Kay
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3285044/
Website: http://lacikayofficial.com/
Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/LaciKayOfficial
Twitter: http://twitter.com/LaciKayOfficial
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/MommaOfAStar

Looking Ahead Program 10th Anniversary Red Carpet Interviews

We hit the red carpet at the Looking Ahead Program’s 10th Year Anniversary to chat with Fred Savage of “The Wonder Years” and “Generator Rex;” Rowan Blanchard, Sabrina Carpenter, and Teo Halm of “Girl Meets World;” Thomas Kasp of “Space Warriors;” pop group Goodnight Argent; Joey King “Oz the Great and Powerful” and “White House Down;” Tara Perry and Tommy Hobson of “The Fresh Beat Band;” Kaitlyn Jenkins of “Bunheads;” Maxim Knight of “Falling Skies;” and Looking Ahead members and actresses Lucy Angelo, Mikayla Chapman and Shayna Chapman.

Looking Ahead:
Website: http://lookingheadprogram.org
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Looking-Ahead/113003162090152

Fred Savage:
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm0000625/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Fred-Savage/27145064247
Twitter: https://twitter.com/thefredsavage

Rowan Blanchard:
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3688576/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Rowan-Blanchard-Fan-Page/169854649745230
Twitter: https://twitter.com/rowblanchard
YouTube: https://youtube.com/user/RowanBlanchard

Sabrina Carpenter:
Website: http://sabrinacarpenter.com/
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm4248775/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/SabrinaAnnLynnCarpenter
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SabrinaAnnLynn
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/sabrinastar99

Teo Halm:
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm5128387/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Teo-Halm/477384132282923
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeoHalm

Thomas Kasp:
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2276699/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/ThomasKaspOfficial
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Thomas_Kasp

Goodnight Argent (Chase Manhattan, Shane Santanna, Jeff Stachofsky, Evan Taylor, Zac Burrell)
Website: http://goodnightargent.com/fr_home.cfm
Facebook: https://facebook.com/GoodnightArgent
Twitter: https://twitter.com/GoodnightArgent
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/GoodnightArgent

Joey King:
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm1428821/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/OfficialJoeyKing
Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoeyKingActress
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/JoeyKingActress

Tara Perry (The Fresh Beat Band):
Website: http://taraperry.starrup.com/
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2738592/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Tara-Perry/140688142620755
Twitter: https://twitter.com/taraperry

Tommy Hobson (The Fresh Beat Band):
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm0387752/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Thomas-Hobson/188116832359
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TommyHobson

Kaitlyn Jenkins:
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3351952/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Kaitlyn-Jenkins/111086328910048
Twitter: https://twitter.com/KaitlynJenkins8
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iNNVB66nQc

Maxim Knight:
Website: http://maximknight.net/
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2684485/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/maximknight
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RVRocket

Lucy Angelo:
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3300102/
Website: http://lucyangelo.com/
Facebook Fan Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lucy-Angelo/119901804700364?ref=ts
Twitter: http://twitter.com/lucyangelo
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/lucyanneangelo

Mikayla Chapman:
Website: http://mikaylachapman.com/
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3896452/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/MikaylaShaynaOnLine?fref=ts
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MikaylaShayna/
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/mikaylashayna?feature=mhee

Shayna Chapman:
Website: http://ishayna.me/
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm4427461/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/MikaylaShaynaOnLine?fref=ts
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MikaylaShayna/
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/mikaylashayna?feature=mhee

Take Me To The Poorhouse

Teens Wanna Know was invited to cover the premiere of Take Me to the Poorhouse, a one-woman play written and performed by Nigerian actress Liz Femi Wilson.

Michael Manuel Peña and Nathaniel Peña spoke to Liz and some her guests on the red carpet and got some insights into the world of acting and theater, as well as Mama Hope, a charity that Liz is supporting with part of the proceeds from the show.

In addition to Liz, the people we interviewed include Edwina Findley (“Treme”), Nigerian comedian Yvonne Orji, Moogege Cooper (“King of the Nerds”), blogger Stacy Gardner, Writer/Director Tchaiko Omawale, theater consultant Corbett Barklie, career strategist Kristine Oller, actress Valentina Matosian, and Hope Oialde Wilson from Tyler Perry’s “I Can Do Bad All By Myself” and “CSI: NY,” among others.

http://takemetothepoorhouse.com

Mama Hope:

Website: http://mamahope.org/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Mama-Hope/129255507103121
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Mama_Hope
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/MamaHope

Liz Femi Wilson:

IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3578140/
Website: http://lizfemi.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/Takemetothepoorhouseplay?fref=ts
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LizFemi
ouTube: https://youtube.com/user/lizfemiwilson

Edwina Findley:

IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm1731401/
Website: http://edwinafindley.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EdwinaFindley
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/edwinafindley

Yvonne Orji:

IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm4772366/
Website: http://rockyourstance.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/ComedienneYvonneOrji?fref=ts
Twitter: https://twitter.com/YvonneOrji
YouTube: https://youtube.com/user/YveeO

Moogega Cooper:

IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm5478074/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
Facebook: https://facebook.com/MoogegaCooper
Twitter: https://twitter.com/moogega
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/moogega

Tchaiko Omawale:

IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm1436849/
Website: http://solacefilm.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/tchaiko
Twitter: https://twitter.com/tchaiko
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/tchaiko?feature=watch

Corbett Barklie:

Website: http://corbettbarklie.com/

Kristine Oller:

IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm1157372/
Website: http://kristineoller.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/kristineollerbiz
Twitter: https://twitter.com/kristineoller
YouTube: https://youtube.com/user/kristineoller

Hope Oliade Wilson:

IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm2590648/
Website: http://localliterati.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Hope-Olaid%C3%A9-Wilson/122478492875
Twitter: https://twitter.com/HopeOlaide

Joey and Elise Luthman Interview

Check out Joey and Elise Luthman, the fabulous brother and sister team from “The Joey and Elise Show” as well as such notable programs as Nick’s “Deadtime Stories,” “How to Rock,” “Weeds,””Kickin’ It,” Disney’s “A.N.T. Farm” and “Wendell and Vinnie” in this exclusive (and hilarious) one-on-one interview with Nathaniel Peña for Teens Wanna Know.

Joey Luthman

Website: http://www.joeywagnerluthman.com/1.html
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2545508/
Facebook Fan Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/JOEY-LUTHMAN/15593373721
Twitter: http://twitter.com/joeyluthman

Elise Luthman

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2946860/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/Mckenna9Elise

The Joey & Elise Show Facebook Fan Page: https://www.facebook.com/JoeyandElise

New Music Blastoff! #8 – Heart Hays, Diamante, Maddie Kae, Brooklyn Haley

TWK New Music Blastoff heart hays diamante maddie kae brooklyn haley

We are starting off the summer months with four HOT artists with great tracks!

First is Heart Hays with “Straight From the Heart” followed by Diamante’s “Impossible,” Maddie Kae’s “Being Me,” and Brooklyn Haley’s “Runaway.” Brooklyn has been a guest on a couple of our red carpet episodes, make sure you check them out–and maybe we can do a one-on-one with her soon?

Please support all of our featured artists by spreading the word about them, liking their social media profiles, watching their videos on YouTube, and buying their music!

This Week’s BLAST OFF Tracks:

Heart Hays – “Straight From the Heart”
http://www.hearthays.com/

Diamante – “Impossible”
http://diamanteofficialmusic.com/

Maddie Kae – “Being Me”
http://www.maddiekae.com/

Brooklyn Haley – “Runaway”
http://brooklynhaley.com/

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Isabella Palmieri Interview

Teen actress Isabella Palmieri from Disney’s Jessie and Good Luck Charlie stopped by to speak with Nathaniel Peña and share how she broke into the biz, what it was like going to Sundance, discuss her latest projects, and talk about how she supports charitable organizations in this episode of Teens Wanna Know.

Oh, and ducks.

IMDB: http://imdb.com/name/nm2892124/
Facebook Fan Page: https://facebook.com/pages/Isabella-Palmieri/365722800163780
Twitter: http://twitter.com/izzypalmieri

New Music Blast Off! #7 – Boo Spence and Ariel

TWK New Music Blastoff boo spence ariel

In order to commemorate Memorial Day, we are featuring two great songs honoring the brave folks that serve in the armed forces.

First is Boo Spence’s “I’ll Think of You,” followed by Ariel’s “American Hero.” Ariel also has two other great tracks playing on Teens Wanna Know Radio as she has been featured on our New Music Blast Off in the past.

Please support all of our featured artists by spreading the word about them, liking their social media profiles, watching their videos on YouTube, and buying their music!

This Week’s BLAST OFF Tracks:

Boo Spence – “I’ll Think of You”
http://www.boospence.com/

Ariel – “American Hero”
http://www.arielsofficialmusic.com

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SAG Foundation BookPALS 20th Anniversary

We hit the SAG Foundation BookPALS 20th Anniversary Celebrity Story Time to bring you some footage and interviews with Jack McBrayer (“30 Rock” and “Wreck-It Ralph”), Karam Brar (Disney’s “Jessie” and “Diary of a Wimpy Kid”), and Kaitlyn Dever (“Last Man Standing”).

Also reading to the kids in attendance were BookPALS founder Barbara Bain (“Mission Impossible”) and Joshua Rush (“Parental Guidance”).

BookPALS

Website: http://bookpals.net

Jack McBrayer

IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm1442113/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Jack-McBrayer/183228931698492

Karan Brar

Website: http://karanbrar.com/
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3557613/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheKaranBrar
Facebook: https://facebook.com/KaranBrarFanPage
Youtube: http://youtube.com/user/forkaranbrar

Kaitlyn Dever

Website: http://kaitlyndever.com/
IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3239803/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/KaitlynDever
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Kaitlyn-Dever/334615703237805
Youtube: http://youtube.com/user/KaitlynDeverOfficial

LA Times Festival of Books with Gennifer Albin, Cassandra Clare and More Interviews

The LA Times Festival of Books is the largest event of its kind in the US. Over 100,000 people come together at the University of Southern California to enjoy book signings by authors, celebrity sightings, and lot of family-friendly entertainment.

Teens Wanna Know’s Michael, Nathaniel and Keira Peña visited and spoke with lots of great people, including Cassandra Clare “The Mortal Instruments”, Gennifer Albin “Crewel World” trilogy, Vanessa Marano and Katie Leclerc “Switched at Birth,” Lani Hall Alpert “Emotional Memoirs & Short Stories,” Donnell Jones “Freedom Bird,” Emily Hermosillo “Adventures in Terasleen” trilogy, Barbara Miller “Lily Lemon Blossom,” Abbie Schiller “The Mother Company,” Ruby (Kelsey Collins) “Ruby’s Studio,” David Kirk “Miss Spider,” Margaret Talbot “The Entertainer: Movies, Magic and My Father’s Twentieth Century” and reporter for the New Yorker, and the LA Galaxy Street Team.

Cassandra Clare

IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm3673996/
Website: http://cassandraclare.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/Cassandraclare
Twitter: https://twitter.com/cassieclare

Gennifer Albin

Website: http://genniferalbin.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/genniferalbinbooks
Twitter: https://twitter.com/GenniferAlbin

Vanessa Marano

IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm1404825/
Website: http://vanessa-marano.info/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/VanessaMaranoFanPage
Twitter: (not her but her fans) https://twitter.com/VanessaMDaily

Katie Leclerc

IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm1813088/
Website: http://katieleclerc.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/officialkatieleclerc
Twitter: https://twitter.com/katieleclerc

Lani Hall Alpert

IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0355810/
Website: http://lanihallalpert.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/HerbAlpert
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LaniHallAlpert
YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UCvzR_VFnVkgN6ahrFFxmrXw

Donnell Jones 

Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Freedom-Bird-by-Donnell-B-Jones/103034173116062
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/freedombirdbook

Emily Hermosillo

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Adventures-Terasleen-Book-1-Key/dp/1456889060

Barbara Miller

Website: http://lilylemonblossom.com
Facebook: https://facebook.com/lilylemonblossom
Twitter: https://twitter.com/LilyLemonBlossm
YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/LilyLemonBlossom

Abbie Schiller

Website: http://themotherco.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/TheMotherCompany
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheMotherCo

YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/TheMotherCompany

Ruby (Kelsey Collins)

IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2637702/

David Kirk

IMDb: http://imdb.com/name/nm1741238/
Website: http://davidkirktreehouse.com/
Facebook: https://facebook.com/davidkirkauthor

Margaret Talbot

New Yorker Bio: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/bios/margaret_talbot/search?contributorName=margaret%20talbot
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Talbot