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...

May Los Angeles Soci...

Highlights of the May Los Angeles Social Calendar Elton John, Taio Cruz, Bruno Mars, Downton Abbey, Holly Robinson Peete, Jason Alexander, Toni Braxton, Bob Saget, Billy Crystal and More      May 2 – EIF Women’s Cancer Research Fund “Unforgettable Evening”...

Kirk Douglas $50 Mil...

What’s So Great About Kirk Douglas?   As of this week, there are 50 million more reasons to love Kirk Douglas.  * On July 29, according to the Los Angeles Times Kirk Douglas and his wife Anne said that through their Douglas Foundation, they are pledging $50 million to five...

The Exorcist Opening...

Brooke Shields, Richard Chamberlain and Author William Peter Blatty Celebrate the World-Premiere of “The Exorcist” at the Geffen Playhouse   Following a standing ovation at the July 11 Opening Night performance of “The Exorcist” at the Geffen Playhouse in Westwood,...

Literary Feast

Literary Feast with Hall of Fame Songbook Writers Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann   Usually money can’t buy the chance to meet, let alone dine with, the author of a favorite book, although for one night every two years in Los Angeles, that opportunity exists for all those who support the Los...

LA Opera Party

Romeo, Juliet, Placido Domingo and More Cast Members Join LA Opera Party   The glamour quotient shot up Nov. 6 at the Los Angeles Opera, when the opera company re-launched Opening Night cast parties after Sunday’s performance of “Romeo and Juliet.”  The traditional parties,...