Milken Institute Global Conference 2014

A-Rod, Prince Andrew, Magic Johnson and 4,000 More at The Milken Institute Global Conference Plus a Celebration of Women   A superb spring highlight, the Milken Institute Global Conference offered a gala fundraiser, vast networking opportunities and three days of sessions with prominent business leaders, government officials, sports figures, world-changing entrepreneurs and even a few celebrities, such as Matt Damon, who came to shed light on the world’s water crisis.    The crowd…  As I tweeted during the conference, “You never know who’ll be sitting next to you.” That day, I found myself sharing a...

City Year Los Angele...

Spring Highlight: Jason Bateman, Clare Holt, Shemar Moore, Julie Bowen Take a City Year Spring Break   Tailor made for teens and tweens, City Year Los Angeles “Spring Break: Destination Education” offered video games, bountiful buffets, a chance to star in vine videos,...

Thalians Honor Hugh ...

Thalians Honor Hugh Hefner; Jeffrey Ross Acts as Roastmaster General as Stars Salute “Mr. Wonderful”   Nearly five months before prime-time TV cast its spotlight on Hugh Hefner’s “Playboy Club” with a new NBC television series, the Thalians named the original...

Jane Fonda Jennifer ...

Jane Fonda Jennifer Lopez – an Icon and an Idol at UCLA Awards Also: Jane Fonda, in a Q&A Session with Center Theatre Group’s Artistic Circle      An American Idol shared the stage with an American Icon, when Jennifer Lopez presented the UCLA Longevity Center’s...

Placido Domingo in I...

Placido Domingo in Il Postino in Paris with the LA Opera   After the final curtain at the June 20 European premiere of “Il Postino” at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, Placido Domingo and the rest of the opera’s cast joined guests in one of the historic theater’s grand...

Gregory Peck Stamp

Veronique Peck Unveils Gregory Peck Stamp with a Little Help from Friends Sharon Stone, Laura Dern, Morgan Freeman and More   Lest anyone doubt Gregory Peck’s status as a “Legend of Hollywood,” the US Post Office officially recognized the acclaimed actor Apr. 28 by issuing...