Rape Foundation Brun...

Jane Fonda Hosts Rape Foundation Brunch, Shares Her Personal Story     The event: Jane Fonda hosted the Rape Foundation’s annual brunch on Sept. 28, celebrating the organization’s 40th anniversary and raising funds for the Rape Treatment Center and Stuart House of Santa...

ABT Gala in Los Ange...

“Stars Under the Stars” Fetes American Ballet Theatre   The event: “Stars under the Stars” to benefit the American Ballet Theatre helped launch the 75th anniversary season of the celebrated dance company, which has been home to such dance greats as Mikhail Baryshnikov and...

“Andy Warhol: ...

“Andy Warhol: Shadows” exhibition at MOCA Grand Avenue is celebrated   The event: The Museum of Contemporary Art’s weekend of festivities began Thursday when an intimate gathering of VIPs got a first glimpse of “Andy Warhol: Shadows,” the new exhibition at MOCA Grand...

LA Opera Ball 2014

Kate Walsh, Emmy Rossum, Bruno Bichir, Stana Katic Spend a Night at the Opera     Here are my favorite pictures from the Sept. 13 LA Opera Ball, which launched the 2014/2015 Los Angeles Opera season at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion with a production of “La Traviata,” a...

Macys Passport Prese...

Fashion Rocks at Macy’s Glamorama for AIDS Project Los Angeles   The event: Partygoers waved light sticks and slipped flashing rings onto their fingers as they massed on the balcony, dance floor and courtyard at Create Nightclub in Hollywood on Sept. 9 for “Macy’s...

Doug Aitken Show at ...

Mike Myers, Matthew Barney Among Actors, Artists at Opening Celebration for Doug Aitken Show   The event: Artists, art professionals, collectors and other art enthusiasts joined gallery owner Shaun Caley Regen for Saturday’s opening of Doug Aitken’s exhibition, “Still Life,” at...

Project Angel Food A...

Sharon Stone, Kate Burton Present Elizabeth Taylor Leadership Award     The event: Sharon Stone presented the inaugural Elizabeth Taylor Leadership Award to philanthropist Aileen Getty at the Sept. 6 Angel Awards Gala, which celebrated the organization’s 25th anniversary....

Best Moments of the Summer

Best Moments of the Summer… Lea Michele and Kristin Chenoweth’s Duet, Lizzie Caplan’s Train, Vince Gilligan and More   Kristin Chenoweth & Lea Michele’s duet seemed magical, starting off the Hollywood Bowl’s 2014 season with one of the best moments of the summer. Their duet paid tribute to friendship, and they talked about theirs before launching into “For Good” from “Wicked,” the ultimate song about friendship, in their own uniquely brilliant voices and styles.  Said Chenoweth: I look at this girl’s career and I’ve seen her grow up on Broadway and I’ve worked with her and...

The Primetime Emmys ...

“Breaking Bad” Praised at the Glamorous Governors Ball After the Emmys Lizzy Caplan: A Fashion Standout   At the Governors Ball following the Aug. 25 Primetime Emmy Awards, guest after guest expressed jubilation that  “Breaking Bad” swept the major drama categories,...

Variety and Women in...

Kerry Washington, Lea Michele, Selena Gomez and more at a Starry Variety & Women in Film Pre-Emmy Celebration     The event: Given a host committee consisting of celebrities and top-level entertainment executives, the stars turned out en masse Aug. 23 for the Variety & Women...

Performers Nominee R...

Billy Bob Thornton, Lizzy Caplan, Sarah Paulson, Taylor Schilling, Matt LeBlanc, Michelle Dockery Applauded at Performers Nominee Reception     The event: The Performers Nominee Reception, hosted by the Television Academy, celebrated the 66th Emmy Awards by toasting the nominees for...