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Are you like the roughly one million, bright-eyed ingenues who arrive in the fine city of Los Angeles each day, and want to make it in Hollywood? If so, don't unpack those suitcases just yet! You can hop right back onto a plane and fly to New York to attend actress Illeana Douglas' Knowledge Now seminar on "How To Make It In Hollywood."

Oh, you just spent all of your money getting to L.A.? We'll save you the trip to the pawn shop to hawk your Miss Boise sash, because we're thinking "My grandfather won two Oscars and I slept with Martin Scorsese for nine years" is a pretty short evening's entertainment.

[Text of the seminar announcement is after the jump.]

Come join the first of many inspirational workshops from knowledge now. We're kicking-off with special guest Illeana Douglas as she shares her knowledge of how she made it as a successful actress in Hollywood. Television host and lifestyle expert Robert Verdi joins Illeana as the evening's host and moderator.

Monday, May 17th, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
(Doors open at 6:30 PM; Session beings promptly at 7:00 PM)

W New York
541 Lexington Avenue at 49th Street
2nd Floor, Forest Ballroom
Tickets are $20; space is limited.

To attend, you must register online.
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Illeana Douglas has appeared regularly in major motion pictures since 1987. Her debut was with Shelley Long in the comedy Hello Again. From there she went on to appear in several Martin Scorsese films, including Goodfellas and Cape Fear. She received recognition and critical praise for her role as Nicole Kidman's sarcastic sister-in-law in Gus Van Sant's To Die For. Following that she appeared with Jennifer Aniston in Picture Perfect before going on to make the independent film Happy, Texas, the supernatural thriller Stir of Echoes with Kevin Bacon, and Can't Stop Dancing, a comedy in which she acted alongside Margaret Cho and Janeane Garofalo.