45th Anniversary of ...

Omega, Vanity Fair, the MAK Center and Buzz Aldrin Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing   How could I pass up the Omega, Vanity Fair and MAK Center celebration of the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing, which took place July 20, 1969. No matter that...

Hollywood Bowl Openi...

Hollywood Bowl Opening Night 2014: Quotes & Photos Kristin Chenoweth, Lea Michele, Pink Martini, The Go-Go’s, Kathy Griffin, Helen Hunt and More     Could there be a better start to the Hollywood Bowl summer season than this year’s Opening Night, which starred Kristin...

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LA Opera Ball 2014

Kate Walsh to Host the Gala Reception at the LA Opera’s Season-Opening Ball     Kate Walsh of “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Private Practice,” “Full Circle” and NBC’s upcoming “ Bad Judge” will launch this year’s season-opening Opera Ball, staged by the LA Opera, by...

Jersey Boys Premiere

Clint Eastwood’s Jersey Boys Premiere Close LA Film Fest   Oh What a Night! The Los Angeles Film Festival closed with the premiere of “Jersey Boys,” made more special by the presence of the film’s director, the legendary Clint Eastwood, and the film’s...

Crystal + Lucy Award...

,Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington, Eva Longoria, Rose Byrne, “Frozen” Director Jennifer Lee Honored by Women In Film     The Women In Film “Crystal + Lucy Awards” Gala honored Cate Blanchett with the Crystal Award for Excellence in Film; Kerry Washington with the...

Chrysalis Butterfly ...

Al Gore Celebrates Honorees at the Chrysalis Butterfly Ball, Joined by Diane Kruger, Vin Diesel, Tom Arnold     In addition to the usual abundance of celebrities at this year’s Chrysalis Butterfly Ball, Al Gore surprised the crowd by coming to present an award to Jeff Skoll and Jim...

Milken Institute Global Conference 2014

A-Rod, Prince Andrew, Magic Johnson and 4,000 More at The Milken Institute Global Conference Plus a Celebration of Women   A superb spring highlight, the Milken Institute Global Conference offered a gala fundraiser, vast networking opportunities and three days of sessions with prominent business leaders, government officials, sports figures, world-changing entrepreneurs and even a few celebrities, such as Matt Damon, who came to shed light on the world’s water crisis.    The crowd…  As I tweeted during the conference, “You never know who’ll be sitting next to you.” That day, I found myself sharing a...

AFI Lifetime Achieve...

AFI Honors Jane Fonda With Lifetime Achievement Award     In one of the year’s most glamorous events – the American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Awards Gala, Jane Fonda’s son Troy Garity told stories about growing up as “the son of Hanoi Jane,” i.e., being sent to...

Step Up Inspiration ...

Zoe Saldana, Variety’s Claudia Eller, KPMG and Tamia Walker Receive Step Up Inspiration Awards   Step Up Women’s Network, dedicated to empowering teen girls from underserved communities, honored actor Zoe Saldana of “Star Trek,” “Rosemary’s Baby” and “Guardians of the...

Preview: Hollywood B...

Preview: Lea Michele to Join Kristin Chenoweth at Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame Opening Night Induction for the “Wicked” Star, Go-Go’s and Pink Martini   Kristin Chenoweth will be getting a little help from her friends, during her induction into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of...

City Year Los Angele...

Spring Highlight: Jason Bateman, Clare Holt, Shemar Moore, Julie Bowen Take a City Year Spring Break   Tailor made for teens and tweens, City Year Los Angeles “Spring Break: Destination Education” offered video games, bountiful buffets, a chance to star in vine videos,...