Backstage at the Gef...

Backstage at the Geffen Celebrates the Theater’s 20th with Stories, Celebs        After taking the podium as emcee of the annual Backstage at the Geffen event, Dana Delany lamented the rise of technology. Recalling the days before cellphones when actors conversed during...

Variety Power of Women Luncheon

Jane Fonda, Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis, Jennifer Lopez and Universal’s Donna Langley Honored for their Philanthropy Maria Menounos and Entrepreneur Jessica Matthews Receive Special Awards     The event: Hollywood insiders assembled at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel Oct. 10 to pay tribute to stars Jane Fonda, Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez along with Universal Pictures Chair Donna Langley at Variety’s Power of Women awards, staged in partnership with Lifetime Television. Chosen for Lifetime Impact awards for their dedication to philanthropic causes, the honorees support the Georgia Campaign for...

Best of the Best Par...

2013: A Great Year for Los Angeles Social Events Miley Cyrus: an Early Standout, Kim Kardashian’s 15-Carat Rock, Oprah’s Remarks, The Big Bang Theory’s ‘Rocky Horror Show’ and More       PRISM Gallery Opening  Even before she twerked her way into...

PS Arts Express Yourself 2013

Julie Bowen, Jason Bateman, Lisa Kudrow, Jessica Capshaw, Dan Bucatinsky Among Families at PS Arts Express Yourself 2013   For lots of lucky Los Angeles youngsters, PS Arts “Express Yourself” is as beloved a part of the fall holiday calendar as Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. So said Pamela Bergman of her own children (and if I had small children, that’s where I’d be every November, too.) Bergman is immediate past chair of P.S. Arts, an organization devoted to bringing arts education to underserved schools in Southern and Central California.   Click here to read my “Express Yourself” story...

LA Dance Project Gal...

Reese Witherspoon, Rashida Jones and More Than 150 Others Join Benjamin Millepied and Natalie Portman at the Inaugural LA Dance Project Gala     As the near-full supermoon rose over the backyard of Sutton and Christian Stracke’s Bel-Air home June 20, dance supporters enjoyed...

PS Arts Express Your...

Jason Bateman, Kristin Davis, George Kotsiopoulos Host a Crafty Day at PS Arts Express Yourself 2012    Where do the stars take their families for a day of creative fun? A quick look around the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica on Nov. 11 makes it apparent that the annual “Express...