Pink Floyd has never been a band that operates on a small scale. Whether it's creating a full-on theatrical stage show for The Wall or flying an out-of-control inflatable pig over Battersea Power Station, the British psychedelic-rock heroes have always done everything with grandeur. That was the challenge that faced Aubrey "Po" Powell, the group's creative director, when it came time to build a museum exhibition devoted to the band.
On June 6, the multitalented Debbie Allen will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 42nd annual Gracie Awards Gala, hosted by The Real's Jeannie Mai. But if you're thinking that someone who has appeared on everything from Fame to The Love Boat to Grey's Anatomy (which Allen also directs) would be blasé about this kind of recognition, you'd be wrong. "This is really exciting for me," Allen tells ELLE.com.
“I always knew I could be an actor, even when nobody else did,” Oscar Isaac says. In the last few years, the 38-year-old has proved he was correct. Isaac, born in Guatemala and raised in Miami, got his start in film right out of school, but it’s been his more recent work, like “Inside Llewyn Davis” and “Ex Machina,” that put him on the map. But it’s the recurring role he landed in the rebooted “Star Wars” franchise as rebel pilot Poe Dameron that’s made him an superstar.