amfAR Gala honoring ...

Fergie, Chris Martin, James Corden, Tom Hanks turn up to honor Julia Roberts at amfAR Gala     Accepting the Award of Courage on Friday at amfAR Gala Los Angeles, Julia Roberts said she would like to consider the evening her “two-week-early, 50th-birthday party,” a remark...

The Primetime Emmys ...

“Breaking Bad” Praised at the Glamorous Governors Ball After the Emmys Lizzy Caplan: A Fashion Standout   At the Governors Ball following the Aug. 25 Primetime Emmy Awards, guest after guest expressed jubilation that  “Breaking Bad” swept the major drama categories,...

Golden Globes After ...

Partying with the Stars on Golden Globes Night: The Weinstein Company/Netflix and Warner Bros./InStyle Affairs     No matter which stars snared Golden Globes at the Jan. 12 awards ceremony, virtually everyone at the Beverly Hilton Hotel was ready to party the moment the telecast...

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...

Malibu Boys and Girl...

Cindy Crawford, Pierce Brosnan, Julia Roberts, Chris Harrison Lend Support to Boys and Girls Club of Malibu Teen Center      Sponsored by Patron Tequila and featuring Jakob Dylan and the Wallflowers, the Oct. 19 Gala for the  Boys and Girls Club of Malibu Teen Center attracted 360...

Hollywood Bag Ladies...

Sharon Stone’s Auctioneering, Kevan Hall’s Fashions Highlight the Hollywood Bag Ladies Luncheon for Lupus LA Up for Sale: 350 Handbags & a Photo Shoot with the Kardashian Klan The Hollywood Bag Ladies Luncheon, benefiting Lupus LA, offered hundreds of celebrity and designer...