Global Gourmet Games

Lionel Richie, Katie Couric, Tyrese Gibson face off at Global Gourmet Games    Fresh from an Apr. 29 pool party to celebrate “The Fate of the Furious” hitting the $1-billion box-office mark, actor Tyrese Gibson (a.k.a. Roman Pearce in the smash film series) turned up at another...

Stop Cancer Gala

Armie Hammer, Paula Abdul, Barbra Streisand On Hand to Honor Milkens, Tendlers at STOP CANCER Gala     The event: “STOP CANCER” honored Lori and Michael Milken and Audri and Stan Tendler at a glittering gala Nov. 23 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The program: Michael Hammer...

Milken Institute Global Conference

A-Rod, Prince Andrew, Magic Johnson and 4,000 More at The Milken Institute Global Conference Plus a Celebration of Women   The Milken Institute Global Conference offered a gala fundraiser, vast networking opportunities and three days of sessions with prominent business leaders, government officials, sports figures, world-changing entrepreneurs and even a few celebrities, such as Matt Damon, who came to shed light on the world’s water crisis.   The crowd… As I tweeted during the Global Conference, “You never know who’ll be sitting next to you.” That day, I found myself sharing a table with Alexander...

Rebels With A Cause ...

Rebels With A Cause Gala Honors Larry Ellison, Rakes in $9 Million and Showcases Barry Manilow, Pharrell Williams, Anna Kendrick and Jonah Hill     As the night’s honoree, Larry Ellison gave guests at the Rebel With A Cause Gala a beyond-pleasant surprise. In accepting his...

Preview: UNICEF Ball...

UNICEF Ball to Honor Michael Douglas and Regional Board Chair Ghada Irani Matt Damon and Jerry Weintraub to Emcee; Kristin Chenoweth Set to Perform   Given Michael Douglas and Ghada Irani as honorees, Matt Damon and Jerry Weintraub as the night’s emcees, and Kristin Chenoweth to...

Wallis Annenberg Cen...

A Galaxy of Stars Toast “The Wallis” at the Grand Inaugural Gala for the new Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts     The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills opened Oct. 17 with a “Grand Inaugural Gala,” co-chaired by...