South Coast Plaza 50...

Ralph Fiennes, Helen Mirren and “legit” Brit Royal at South Coast Plaza 50th Celebration     At a gala celebration of South Coast Plaza’s 50th anniversary, Ralph Fiennes stepped up to the microphone to address the 150 invitation-only guests at the Segerstrom Center...

CalArts REDCAT Gala

REDCAT gala honors Gabriel Orozco, Jamie Lynton and Michael Lynton   The event: Stylized maps of L.A.’s artistic landscape, folded into the origami square “fortune tellers” familiar from the children’s game, floated high overhead at the Mar. 14 REDCAT Gala, which...

LA Phil Gala

Gustavo Dudamel, Itzhak Perlman, Star Wars Stormtroopers and Celebrities Team Up to Honor John Williams at LA Phil Gala     The event: The LA Phil 2014 Gala launched the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s season Sept. 30 with “A Celebration of John Williams” at Walt Disney Concert...

Doug Aitken Show at ...

Mike Myers, Matthew Barney Among Actors, Artists at Opening Celebration for Doug Aitken Show   The event: Artists, art professionals, collectors and other art enthusiasts joined gallery owner Shaun Caley Regen for Saturday’s opening of Doug Aitken’s exhibition, “Still Life,” at...

LACMA Art and Film G...

Florence and the Machine to Headline LACMA “Art + Film Gala,” Co-Chaired by Leonardo DiCaprio and Eva Chow, Honoring Ed Ruscha and Stanley Kubrick, and Including a Special Tribute by Steven Spielberg   Great news for gala-goers: The dynamic British indie rock band Florence and...

Pacific Standard Tim...

Pacific Standard Time Events Bring Out Actors, Artists, Collectors and Others Who would have guessed that more than 60 arts institutions and 70 commercial galleries in Southern California could team up for anything? Yet “Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980,” which is just...