BAFTA Los Angeles Em...

Matt Smith, Claire Foy at BAFTA L.A.’s pre-Emmy Celebration Tea   As Matt Smith of “The Crown” accepted an offer of tea at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ tea party in Beverly Hills, he said, “It’s lovely to have a nice civilized tea. Tea and scones always...

Silverlake Conservat...

Flea Honored at Gala featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers, Randy Newman, Anderson Paak   After becoming aware of the drastic funding cuts to music education in California’s public schools, musician and actor Michael “Flea” Balzary co-founded the Silverlake Conservatory of Music, which...

La Teatro alla Scala...

Dolce & Gabbana and South Coast Plaza celebrate Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company     No matter that ballerina Misty Copeland has a busy schedule. The American Ballet Theatre principal said that when the opportunity arose to dance the title role opposite Roberto Bolle at the July...

Hollywood Bowl Openi...

Moody Blues Band Opens the Hollywood Bowl Season    Never mind what the calendar tells us about the seasons. In this city, according to Los Angeles Philharmonic Assn. Board Chairman Jay Rasulo, summer starts on opening night at the Hollywood Bowl. ““It’s truly the...

Cool Comedy Hot Cuis...

Dana Delany, Ryan Gosling’s Bidding War at Cool Comedy, Hot Cuisine   Given the spirited bidding between guests Ryan Gosling and Dana Delany for a 10-person dinner at their own homes with “Top Chef Masters” Traci Des Jardins and Mary Sue Milliken, the host of Friday...

Step Up Inspiration ...

Lea Michele, Emeraude Toubia, Carmelita Jeter and Garcelle Beauvais talk inspiration at Step Up Awards – –    Black-ish Cast Honored   During the June 2 Step Up Inspiration Awards at the Beverly Hilton, which honored the cast of ABC’s “black-ish,” we asked...