Crystal + Lucy Award...

,Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington, Eva Longoria, Rose Byrne, “Frozen” Director Jennifer Lee Honored by Women In Film     The Women In Film “Crystal + Lucy Awards” Gala honored Cate Blanchett with the Crystal Award for Excellence in Film; Kerry Washington with the...

Chrysalis Butterfly ...

Al Gore Celebrates Honorees at the Chrysalis Butterfly Ball, Joined by Diane Kruger, Vin Diesel, Tom Arnold     In addition to the usual abundance of celebrities at this year’s Chrysalis Butterfly Ball, Al Gore surprised the crowd by coming to present an award to Jeff Skoll and Jim...

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...

AFI Lifetime Achieve...

AFI Honors Jane Fonda With Lifetime Achievement Award     In one of the year’s most glamorous events – the American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Awards Gala, Jane Fonda’s son Troy Garity told stories about growing up as “the son of Hanoi Jane,” i.e., being sent to...

Step Up Inspiration ...

Zoe Saldana, Variety’s Claudia Eller, KPMG and Tamia Walker Receive Step Up Inspiration Awards   Step Up Women’s Network, dedicated to empowering teen girls from underserved communities, honored actor Zoe Saldana of “Star Trek,” “Rosemary’s Baby” and “Guardians of the...

Preview: Hollywood B...

Preview: Lea Michele to Join Kristin Chenoweth at Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame Opening Night Induction for the “Wicked” Star, Go-Go’s and Pink Martini   Kristin Chenoweth will be getting a little help from her friends, during her induction into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of...

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,...

Shoah Gala Honors Pr...

Steven Spielberg, Bruce Springsteen, Conan O’Brien, Liam Neeson, a Kardashian and 1,300 Others Fete President Obama     Where else but Hollywood could you find President Barack Obama, Steven Spielberg, Liam Neeson, Conan O’Brien, Bruce Springsteen, Judge Judy and Kim...

ADL Entertainment In...

Anti-Defamation League Honors Roma Downey and Mark Burnett   The Anti‐Defamation League honored Roma Downey and Mark Burnett at its May 8 Entertainment Industry Awards Dinner. To read my story about the event in the “All the Rage” section of the Los Angeles Times, click...

Race to Erase MS 201...

Natalie Cole, CeeLo Green and Steven Tyler Headline the Race to Erase MS     Continuing its long-standing tradition of presenting top-name talent at its annual gala, this year’s Race to Erase MS showcased multiple Grammy Award-winning artists Natalie Cole, CeeLo Green and Steven...

Colleagues Spring Lu...

Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco Honored at The Colleagues Spring Luncheon        The Colleagues honored Her Serene Highness, Princess Charlene of Monaco, with the “Champion of Children Award” at the organization’s 26th annual Spring Luncheon on Apr. 29 at...