Stephen Schwartz Pre...

Stephen Schwartz Stages a Magical Preview for Princess Cruises     Stephen Schwartz conjured up an enchanting evening in Santa Clarita, when he previewed “Magic to Do,” the first of four musicals planned for Princess Cruises. One of my all-time Broadway favorites, Schwartz is the...

Interstellar Live

Interstellar Comes Alive at Royal Albert Hall     From onstage at the stately Royal Albert Hall in London, the legendary Stephen Hawking introduced a distinguished panel of filmmakers before a Mar. 30 screening of “Interstellar Live.” Consisting of Oscar-nominated...

Backstage at the Gef...

Backstage at the Geffen features Lady Gaga, honors Mellody Hobson, George Lucas, David Furnish, Sir Elton John     The event: Lady Gaga gave the audience at “Backstage at the Geffen” a huge surprise Mar. 22, when the Westwood playhouse honored filmmaker George Lucas and Mellody...

Night at Sardi’...

‘Still Alice,’ Producer Maria Shriver. New Kids’ Joey McIntyre honored at ‘A Night at Sardi’s’       The event: The cast and filmmakers behind “Still Alice” were saluted at the annual celebrity music revue “A Night at...

CalArts REDCAT Gala

REDCAT gala honors Gabriel Orozco, Jamie Lynton and Michael Lynton   The event: Stylized maps of L.A.’s artistic landscape, folded into the origami square “fortune tellers” familiar from the children’s game, floated high overhead at the Mar. 14 REDCAT Gala, which...

Venice Family Clinic...

LL Cool J hosts the Venice Family Clinic Silver Circle Gala honoring Leslie Moonves   The event: LL Cool J brought a burst of star light to the Mar 9 Silver Circle Gala, as host of the Venice Family Clinic’s 33rd annual fundraiser. Sponsored by the UCLA Health System and the David...