RIP Oscar de la Renta Oct21

RIP Oscar de la Rent...

Remembering Oscar de la Renta     The first time I met Oscar de la Renta was in Paris in July, 2000, just after he presented his fall/ winter haute couture collection for Balmain. Few Americans in the history of French haute couture have ever created fashions for a major Parisian...

Carousel of Hope Bal...

Magic Johnson Honored at Carousel of Hope Ball   The event: Basketball legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar bestowed the Brass Ring Award on Saturday on NBA superstar Earvin “Magic” Johnson at the Carousel of Hope Ball. Hosted by Barbara Davis, and presented by Mercedes Benz, the biannual...

Variety Power of Women Luncheon

Jane Fonda, Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis, Jennifer Lopez and Universal’s Donna Langley Honored for their Philanthropy Maria Menounos and Entrepreneur Jessica Matthews Receive Special Awards     The event: Hollywood insiders assembled at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Friday to pay tribute to stars Jane Fonda, Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez along with Universal Pictures Chair Donna Langley at Variety’s Power of Women awards, staged in partnership with Lifetime Television. Chosen for Lifetime Impact awards for their dedication to philanthropic causes, the honorees support the Georgia Campaign for...

PSLA 5th Annual Autu...

Barbra Streisand, Demi Moore, Gwyneth Paltrow, Chloe Grace Moretz, Kris Jenner Join PSLA Salute to Donna Karan and Baby Buggy    The event: Honoring fashion designer Donna Karan and the charity Baby Buggy, the Fifth Annual Autumn Party by the Philanthropic Society Los Angeles radiated...

Diwali Dinner to Ben...

Diwali Dinner Raises Funds to Feed Indian Schoolchildren “Desh” Deshpande, Manish Dayal, Shekhar Kapur, Mallika Chopra Among Those Lending Support    The event: The Oct. 5 Diwali Dinner was an early celebration of the Hindu festival of lights, officially beginning this year...

LA Phil 2014 Gala

Gustavo Dudamel, Itzhak Perlman, Star Wars Stormtroopers and Celebrities Team Up to Honor John Williams at LA Phil Gala     The event: The LA Phil 2014 Gala launched the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s season Sept. 30 with “A Celebration of John Williams” at Walt Disney Concert...