Zoot Suit Opening Ni...

Talk turns to politics and the new administration at Opening Night of a timely Zoot Suit revival     If opening-night guests at the Mark Taper Forum agreed on one thing, it was that the restaging of “Zoot Suit” couldn’t have been timelier. Based on the Sleepy Lagoon murder...

BritWeek 2013

BritWeek 2013 Kicks Off with Mischa Barton, Bruno Tonioli, Terri Seymour, Louise Roe, Two James Bonds and More Stars in an “Old Hollywood” Salute   The directors of BritWeek 2013 staged “A Salute to Oid Hollywood” to kick off the year’s annual, nearly two week long...

MOCA Gala 2013

A “Yesssss!” to Marijuana and a Post-Postmodern Mix of Stars, Artists, More VIPs, Music and Party Themes at the MOCA Gala 2013   Rather than choose a single concept for MOCA’s Gala “Yesssss!” artist Rob Pruitt opted for what he called a “Po-Po-Mo” route to celebrate...

Cleopatra Exhibition...

Discovery Ball 2012 Celebrates the New Cleopatra Exhibition at the California Science Center, Transporting Partygoers to Ancient Egypt    Cleopatra left such an indelible impression on the world that nearly two thousand years after her rule, she continues to intrigue. Angelina Jolie is...

Race To Erase MS 201...

Joan Jett, Clay Walker, a celebrity fashion show, plus Nicky and Paris Hilton Up for Auction at Race to Erase MS 2011   What made the Rock & Royalty Race to Erase MS 2011 one of the best events of the year? Here are just some of the reasons… Rock idol Joan Jett and the Blackhearts...

A Toast to Will and Kate

A Toast to Will and Kate – Celebrating the Royal Wedding California-Style   The excitement surrounding Prince William and the former Catherine Middleton started well before their honeymoon trip to Southern California. As the wedding just happened to take place during L.A.’s annual BritWeek, the local British community turned BritWeek’s kickoff party into a celebration of the Royal Wedding, centered around a toast to Will and Kate.   At the Apr. 26 soiree, Great Britain’s Consul General Dame Barbara Hay welcomed guests to her Hancock Park residence, where British fashion designer Bruce Oldfeld’s classically...