Help Haiti Home

Sean Penn & Friends Help Haiti to the Tune of $6 Million   Between parties the day before the Golden Globes telecast, I managed to sandwich in the “Sean Penn & Friends ‘HELP HAITI HOME’ Gala,” which raised an astonishing $6 million to benefit the J/P Haitian Relief Organization. Presented by Giorgio Armani, and sponsored by NRG Energy, this Jan. 11 affair achieved a higher total take than that of any charity gala I’ve attended in all my years of event coverage in Los Angeles and Orange County, CA. For one big reason, there were bidding wars in the night’s live auction. At $1.4 million, Coldplay’s...

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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...

City Year Los Angele...

Three Hemsworth Brothers, Four “American Idol” Contenders, Stars of “Glee,” “The Help,” “Gossip Girl” and More at City Year Los Angeles Spring Break 2013    Three Hemsworth brothers, four “American Idol” contenders and a healthy...

City Year Spring Bre...

Anne Hathaway, Channing Tatum, Joel McHale, Adam Levine, Octavia Spencer, Among Many, Many Stars on Host Committee for City Year Spring Break Destination Education 2013    “City Year Spring Break Destination Education 2013,” coming up Aprl. 20, looks better than...

April Los Angeles So...

  Highlights of the April Los Angeles Social Calendar  Honors for Wallis Annenberg, Duets for Breast Cancer, a SuperStar-Studded Spring Break, The MOCA Gala, Seth Rogen’s House Party and Much More        Apr. 9 – The Colleagues “Spring Luncheon” is a glamorous...