PBS SoCal Gala

Kristin Chenoweth, Kenny Babyface Edmonds, “Hit Man” David Foster Among Stars at Gala PBS SoCal Fundraiser     The event: “Onstage Backstage: A PBS SoCal Holiday Celebration with David Foster and Friends,” took place Dec. 10 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, a...

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...

LA Phil Gala 2013

Jane Fonda, Albert Brooks, Ty Burrell and LA’s VIPS Celebrate Disney Hall’s 10th Birthday at the LA Phil Gala     In a tent over Grand Avenue, under what appeared to be a universe of stars, the Los Angeles Philharmonic celebrated the 10th anniversary of Walt Disney Hall...

United Friends of th...

Benjamin Bratt, Kate Walsh, Chandra Wilson and Jessica Capshaw at Brass Ring Dinner Honoring Shonda Rhimes and Dr. Richard Merkin   United Friends of the Children honored Shonda Rhimes with the Brass Ring Award and Richard Merkin, M.D., with the Nancy M. Daly Founder’s Award at its...

Placido Domingo and ...

Placido Domingo and Friends Gala Brings Natalie Cole, Opera Stars and Supporters Onstage Together   If anyone has an abundance of friends, it’s Placido Domingo, the Los Angeles Opera’s general director. And so on Nov. 19, to conclude the LA Opera’s 25th anniversary...