LA Opera Ball 2014

Kate Walsh, Emmy Rossum, Bruno Bichir, Stana Katic Spend a Night at the Opera     Here are my favorite pictures from the Sept. 13 LA Opera Ball, which launched the 2014/2015 Los Angeles Opera season at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion with a production of “La Traviata,” a...

Variety and Women in...

Kerry Washington, Lea Michele, Selena Gomez and more at a Starry Variety & Women in Film Pre-Emmy Celebration     The event: Given a host committee consisting of celebrities and top-level entertainment executives, the stars turned out en masse Aug. 23 for the Variety & Women...

LA Opera 2012 Season...

Stana Katic, Anna Gunn, Christoph Waltz Help Set Fund-Raising Records at LA Opera’s 2012-2013 Season-Opening Night   At the Sept. 15 Season-Opening LA Opera Gala, after-party chair Stana Katic of TV’s “Castle” said she attends operas in cities throughout the world, naming...

Kick Off to the LA O...

  Placido Domingo, James Conlon Join in Kick-Off to the LA Opera 2012-2013 Season Opening Gala   Mary and Bob Estrin welcomed the LA Opera’s general manager Placido Domingo, conductor James Conlon, gala chair Jill Baldauf and others to their home last week to finalize plans for the...

The Los Angeles Soci...

What’s On the Los Angeles Social Calendar Fall 2012? Katy Perry, George Clooney, Stana Katic, Chelsea Handler, Jon Favreau, Elon Musk, Kate Beckinsale, Kirstie Alley, Heidi Klum, Usher, Barry Manilow, Sutton Foster, Maria Menounos and Many More A-Listers on Board   Here’s a sampling of...

Simon Boccanegra Ope...

Stana Katic, Ian McShane Join After-Party for Simon Boccanegra Opening in Los Angeles   Stana Katic of “Castle,” Ian McShane of “Deadwood” and Gale Harold of “Queer as Folk” were among those celebrating the Feb. 11 Los Angeles Opera premiere of “Simon...