In a way, Garrett Hedlund reminds me of Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird. Obviously, not in the physical sense-that’s a Beauty and the Beast thing right there-but more in terms of how talent can sometimes sneak up on you.
Bird had a way of lulling his opponents to sleep by surveying the court, alternating the timing of his dribble and then-BAM-slipping right past them for a bucket. It was a sneaky first step.
While there’s nothing sneaky about Garrett Hedlund- he’s a thoughtful, gracious and open person to chat with-his career kind of sneaks up on you. One look at his CV and you realize those leading-man good looks and character-actor soul have been gracing screens now for nearly 20 years.
Garrett first jumped out at us in 2004’s epic film Troy. Subsequent roles in Friday Night Lights, Tron: Legacy, Country Strong, The United States vs. Billie Holliday and other projects have kept him in the public eye as an actor.
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12th Annual West Coast Cigar & Spirits Tasting Event
Join us in celebrating the Famous and Original Cigar & Spirits Magazine’s 12th Annual West Coast Cigar & Spirits Tasting Event
Saturday, June 10 · 5 – 9pm PDT
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina
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Cigar & Spirits Magazine is offering its Annual Tasting Event in the heart of Newport Beach, CA.
This one-night affair will showcase the finest spirit companies and cigar manufacturers worldwide. This year, we are expanding the event to feature beer, wine, and restaurant vendors for a truly amazing experience.
Southern California boasts a thriving consumer base that values premium lifestyle products, such as cigars, spirits, wines, and fine dining. Attendees will relish sampling select spirits, wines, and beers while bringing home premium cigars from around the world. Attendees will also savor incredible food from Orange County’s top chefs, accompanied by live music, giveaways, and the festive atmosphere that only exquisite food, specialty drinks, and delightful smoke can create.