Conversation With Edith Head Nov28

Conversation With Ed...

Hollywood Makeup Artists and Costume Designers Catch Up with an Idol, at “A Conversation With Edith Head”   Ever since “A Conversation With Edith Head” began its most recent run, Hollywood’s top makeup artists and costume designers have been streaming to the Pasadena Playhouse...

Hal David 90th Birthday Salute Sep02

Hal David 90th Birth...

Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Dionne Warwick and More Line Up for Hal David 90th Birthday Salute    Update Sept. 2, 2012: The world lost a great man Saturday, when Hal David died. My husband and I had the great privilege of attending a small dinner party, which Hal and Eunice graciously...

ASCAP Television and Film Scoring Workshop Aug07

ASCAP Television and...

ASCAP Television & Film Scoring Workshop Gets Visit From Celebrated Music Director Michael Bearden, Hall of Fame Songwriter Paul Williams, Others   Twelve young composers chosen from candidates from around the world participated in this year’s ASCAP Television and Film Scoring...

Stephen Sondheim Plus Brian Stokes Mitchell and Christine Ebersole Jul14

Stephen Sondheim Plu...

After “Stephen Sondheim: In Conversation,” Backstage with Broadway Greats Brian Stokes Mitchell and Christine Ebersole   Immediately after “Stephen Sondheim: In Conversation” at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa...

Robert Battle of Alvin Ailey Mar08

Robert Battle of Alv...

New Artistic Director Robert Battle of Alvin Ailey Talks of the Dance Company, His New Position and the Obama Family’s Support of the Company   Taking over the reins of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is quite a responsibility, especially considering that President Barack Obama and...

Teatro alla Moda Extended in Beverly Hills Feb09

Teatro alla Moda Ext...

Good News: Teatro alla Moda Extended in Beverly Hills   No wonder “Teatro alla Moda” has been extended once again. As I wrote back in October, the exhibition in Beverly Hills of 80 theater costumes, sketches and drawings by Italy’s top high fashion designers is...