Steve Nash

Steve Nash

Monday was a night full of surprise guests. Steve Nash, point guard for the Phoenix Suns, turned up with his wife, Alejandra, at a fundraising dinner for the new Ghetto Film School in the Bronx. The party, held at the Time Warner Center, was one of many this year to help get the high school off the ground come September. Nash, who’s 35, is smartly already looking to a future beyond basketball. He’s started a production company in Phoenix, and is making a documentary about Terry Fox for ESPN…Anderson Cooper also put in appearance ‘ he’s on the board of the Ghetto School, which is led by Joe Hall. Also on the board and very excited about the school: IFC Channel and Sundance Channel chief Evan Shapiro

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. He wrote the Intelligencer column for NY Magazine in the mid 90s, reporting on the OJ Simpson trial, as well as for the real Parade magazine (when it was owned by Conde Nast), and has written for the New York Observer, Details, Vogue, Spin, the New York Times, NY Post, Washington Post, and NY Daily News among many publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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