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...

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...

BAFTA LA TV Tea

BAFTA LA Celebrates 2014 Emmy Nominees Minnie Driver, Michelle Dockery, Lizzy Caplan, Allison Tolman, Uzo Aduba Among Them   The event: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles hosted a TV Tea, honoring nominees for the Primetime Emmy Awards from the UK, British...

Fall Winter 2014 201...

Predicting Emmy & VMA Style Before the Awards, a Look Back at the Best Fall Winter 2014-2015 Paris Haute Couture Fashions     Whether they came to plan for Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, Monday’s Emmy Awards or any other high-style occasions soon-to-come,...

Oceana Sea Change Su...

Leonardo DiCaprio Special Guest at Oceana Summer Party DiCaprio Talks of the Beauty of the Oceans, his Joy of Diving and the Need to Protect the Planet   Leonardo DiCaprio joined those who care deeply about protecting our oceans, as a special guest at the Aug. 16 “SeaChange”...

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...