Kiehls Earth Day Cel...

Ashley Judd, Anthony Mackie Celebrate Earth Day Early at Kiehl’s     Rather than wait until Apr. 22, the official Earth Day, Ashley Judd and Anthony Mackie turned up at Kiehl’s in Santa Monica Apr. 7 to raise environmental awareness by unveiling labels they designed...

Race to Erase MS 2014 Mar24

Race to Erase MS 201...

Natalie Cole, CeeLo Green and Steven Tyler Set to Headline the Race to Erase MS     Continuing its long-standing tradition of presenting top-name talent at its annual gala, this year’s Race to Erase MS will showcase multiple Grammy Award-winning artists Natalie Cole, CeeLo Green and...

Rebels With A Cause ...

Rebels With A Cause Gala Honors Larry Ellison, Rakes in $9 Million and Showcases Barry Manilow, Pharrell Williams, Anna Kendrick and Jonah Hill     As the night’s honoree, Larry Ellison gave guests at the Rebel With A Cause Gala a beyond-pleasant surprise. In accepting his...

Night at Sardi’s 2014 Mar18

Night at Sardi’...

TV’s “Big Bang Theory” Cast, Glen Campbell Slated for Honors at “A Night at Sardi’s”     At a “A Night at Sardi’s,” scheduled for Mar. 26 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, the multi-talented cast of “The Big Bang Theory” will receive the Abe...

Colleagues Spring Luncheon 2014 Mar16

Colleagues Spring Lu...

Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco to be Honored at The Colleagues Spring Luncheon        The Colleagues will honor Her Serene Highness, Princess Charlene of Monaco, with the “Champion of Children Award” at their 26th annual Spring Luncheon on Apr. 29 at the...

Los Angeles Ballet Gala 2014 Mar12

Los Angeles Ballet G...

Paula Abdul, Jane Seymour, Lori Milken Named Honorees at Los Angeles Ballet Gala     Paula Abdul, Jane Seymour and Lori Milken will be honored at the Los Angeles Ballet Gala, coming up Apr. 12 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Abdul is a singer, songwriter, actress, TV personality,...

Women In Film PreOsc...

Helen Mirren and Women In Film Salute Female Oscar Nominees      The Women in Film toast to the female Academy Award nominees, presented by the WIF board and Perrier-Jouet, took place at the Fig & Olive in Los Angeles Feb. 28, when the night’s rainfall got so heavy that no one...

Great British PreOscar Film Reception

British Consul General Chris O’Connor and Director Steve McQueen Host Great British PreOscar Film Reception   Clearly, the British have taken over Hollywood. At least that’s the way things seemed at the Great British PreOscar Film Reception, held Feb. 28, just two days before the Academy Awards. Co-hosted by Chris O’Connor, L.A.’s British Consul General, and Steve McQueen, director of “12 Years a Slave,” the affair celebrated 26 British nominees in 18 categories for some of the year’s most popular films, including “Gravity,” “Captain Phillips,” “Blue Jasmine,” “American Hustle” and...

Giorgio Armani PreOs...

Scorcese, Sorrentino Celebrated at Star-Studded Pre-Oscar Bash at Giorgio Armani     Never mind that my favorite weather website, accuweather.com, called the forecast “drenching rain” for Feb. 28, the Friday before the Academy Awards. That was the night Roberta Armani hosted a...

Vanity Fair Campaign...

Vanity Fair Campaign Hollywood Salutes Director David O. Russell and “American Hustle”   Although just about everybody has heard of the famous Vanity Fair after-party, which follows the Academy Awards telecast, the reality is that the magazine also holds parties every day in...

Essence Black Women ...

Lupita Nyong’o, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Ava DuVernay, Civil Rights Leaders Honored at Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon   One was well-advised to bring a hanky to the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. At this annual affair, presented Feb. 27 by the Lincoln Motor...