May 31, 1993 12:00 PM

Urban cowboy Tone-Loc rode this wild thing in a rodeo held at Manhattan’s De Witt Clinton Park to promote the new movie Posse. The rapper has a supporting role in the western, directed by and starring Mario Van Peebles, which staked its claim to the No. 3 spot at the box office on its opening weekend.

At the sheikest party of the week, Melrose Place’s Grant Show (above) bellied up to dancer Vena—last seen leading the Aladdin number at the Oscars—at L.A.’s Emporio Armani boutique, which was transformed into a Moroccan bazaar for a Pediatric AIDS Foundation benefit. Christian Slater (right) and his longtime companion, actress Nina Huang, were among the celebrities checking out the snake charmers and belly dancers at the party, which, combined with other events across the U.S., raised $75,000.

Is it a look or a statement? Blossom heartthrob Joey Lawrence, 17, who also boasts the pop hit “Nothin’ My Love Can’t Fix,” lost the grunge match when impish brother Andy, 5, played sartorial copycat at an NBC promo event in New York City. Andy, who is under contract to NBC, has appeared as the young Joey in Blossom.

Sharon Stone spent part of a $1,500-a-plate Democratic fund-raising dinner in Manhattan seated next to President Clinton, but her most intense lobbying was reserved for her fiancé, producer Bill MacDonald. The couple left the dinner early to catch a Knicks play-off game.

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