Lupus LA Hollywood B...

Annual ‘Hollywood Bag Ladies Luncheon’ hosted by Paula Abdul raises $300,000 to battle lupus   In describing his wife Emily V. Gordon’s eight-day medically induced coma, Kumail Nanjiani of “The Big Sick” choked up onstage at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, barely able to...

Placido Domingo 50 Y...

Garth Brooks, Uzo Aduba, Mayor Garcetti help LA Opera celebrate a half century of Plácido Domingo   At the close of the Los Angeles Opera’s Plácido Domingo 50th Anniversary Concert at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles on Friday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined L.A....

Baby2Baby Gala

Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Tom Ford at star-studded Baby2Baby Gala     A far cry from the usual charity dinner, Saturday’s Baby2Baby Gala featured — aside from a cocktail reception, awards ceremony and musical performance by SWV — a lavish array of food...

MOCA Distinguished W...

A Colorful Crowd Comes Out to Honor MOCA L.A.’s Distinguished Women in the Arts   Molly Sims, Ali Larter and sisters Erin and Sara Foster could easily be spotted in their flowing, free-spirited Etro print frocks at the Museum of Contemporary Art’s Distinguished Women in the Arts...

South Coast Plaza 50...

Ralph Fiennes, Helen Mirren and “legit” Brit Royal at South Coast Plaza 50th Celebration     At a gala celebration of South Coast Plaza’s 50th anniversary, Ralph Fiennes stepped up to the microphone to address the 150 invitation-only guests at the Segerstrom Center...

Whole Child Internat...

The Earl and Countess Spencer Host a Royal Treat of an Affair     It’s not every day that someone can buy a copy of the eulogy, printed in a limited edition of 100, that Charles Spencer delivered at his sister Princess Diana’s funeral 20 years ago. Yet at the Whole Child...

Bright Star Opening ...

Steve Martin, Edie Brickell join stars at Bright Star Opening Night in Los Angeles   Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, creators of the musical “Bright Star,” joined an audience punctuated with stars for the Los Angeles premiere of their five-time Tony Award-nominated show on Oct. 20...

Veuve Cliquot Polo C...

Veuve Cliquot Polo Classic: the place to be for Tracee Ellis Ross, Dev Patel, Kate Hudson, Cat Deeley    Wearing a large sunhat, Tracee Ellis Ross jokingly invited others to join her under its brim as the “black-ish” star watched the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic match from a table...

Variety Power of Wom...

  Judd Apatow hosts Power of Women honoring Octavia Spencer, Priyanka Chopra, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kelly Clarkson and Patty Jenkins   From the podium at Variety’s Power of Women event, host Judd Apatow told the invitation-only audience of Hollywood insiders that he’d been given...

amfAR Gala honoring ...

Fergie, Chris Martin, James Corden, Tom Hanks turn up to honor Julia Roberts at amfAR Gala     Accepting the Award of Courage on Friday at amfAR Gala Los Angeles, Julia Roberts said she would like to consider the evening her “two-week-early, 50th-birthday party,” a remark...

This is Us Cast at R...

This is Us cast members join David Schwimmer, Eric McCormack at Rape Foundation Brunch   Mingling with guests at the Rape Foundation’s annual brunch on Sunday, a genial Milo Ventimiglia held out his hand to introduce himself — never mind that those who approached already appeared to...