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Who Is Reza Farahan's Husband Adam Neely? The Television Editor Spills on Working with Ryan Murphy

But, let's start at the beginning. Adam broke into TV after a friend and former neighbor, who worked an editor "inspired me to go into post production." Adam attended California State University, Northridge and from there found himself working in Ryan's wacky world. "I had interviewed with a reality company that had referred me to Ryan Murphy's company as a PA and I actually got that position," he recalled. "I started off in Ryan's world as a PA. I had no idea who Ryan Murphy was. I had no idea he did Nip/Tuck. I had no idea he did Running with Scissors, or the show Popular." -- Bravo TV

President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

Sonia Tower, Appointee for Member, Advisory Committee on the Arts for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Sonia Tower is Principal of Cultural Development Resources, and serves as Senior Advisor to Ovation TV and The Ovation Foundation, positions she has held since 2015. Ms. Tower was President of The Ovation Foundation and Senior Vice President of Corporate Relations at Ovation TV from 2011 to 2015, and Vice President of Communications for both entities from 2007 to 2011. Ms. Tower worked at Americans for the Arts as Vice President for Development and Special Initiatives from 2000 to 2007, and as Director of Individual Giving and Special Events from 2000 to 2001. She was a member of the Paley Center Media Council from 2014 to 2015 and Director of Cultural Affairs for the City of Ventura Cultural Affairs Division from 1993 to 2000. Ms. Tower received a B.A. from California State University-Northridge. -- The White House

Athleticism and Architecture

The first of the three — “Foreign Bodies” set to an original score by Esa-Pekka Salonen — came in 2007, followed by “Fearful Symmetries” to music by John Adams in 2010, and then “Fluid Infinities” to Philip Glass’ Symphony No. 3 in 2013. The full-length trilogy made its L.A. debut last year to live music by The New West Symphony at the Valley Performing Arts Center in Northridge. -- The Argonaut

Gilbane to Break Ground on CSUN Associated Students Sustainability Center

Community representatives, students, faculty, staff and University officials were in attendance to celebrate the official groundbreaking for the California State University, Northridge, Associated Students Sustainability Center on Monday, September 19, 2016. The new facility will consist of a one-story 3,000 SF administrative building, and 5,000 SF covered yard building. Gilbane will serve as the Construction Manager at-Risk for the new center, which will be located north of the University Student Union’s Plaza del Sol, and will feature a seminar room, administrative offices, restrooms, and courtyard. Additionally, the covered yard building, servicing the University’s Associated Student’s recycling program, will house equipment for collection, shipment, sorting, and bundling of recyclable materials. The Center will also house the CSUN Institute for Sustainability. -- Seattle Post Intelligencer - W A