Race to Erase MS

Jamie-Lynn Sigler honored at star-studded Race to Erase MS   Given the FDA’s approval in March of the new drug Ocrevus to treat multiple sclerosis, organizers of the 24th annual Race to Erase MS gala had good reason to celebrate. According to event host Nancy Davis, the research that...

Race to Erase MS

Tommy Hilfiger honored at Race to Erase MS gala in L.A. Ne-Yo, Rita Ora and MattyB Headline      The event: The 22nd annual The Race to Erase MS gala, hosted by Nancy Davis and honoring fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, got off to a fast start Apr. 24, as Disney stars G. Hannelius...

Help Haiti Home

Sean Penn & Friends Help Haiti to the Tune of $6 Million   Between parties the day before the Golden Globes telecast, I managed to sandwich in the “Sean Penn & Friends ‘HELP HAITI HOME’ Gala,” which raised an astonishing $6 million to benefit the J/P Haitian Relief Organization. Presented by Giorgio Armani, and sponsored by NRG Energy, this Jan. 11 affair achieved a higher total take than that of any charity gala I’ve attended in all my years of event coverage in Los Angeles and Orange County, CA. For one big reason, there were bidding wars in the night’s live auction. At $1.4 million, Coldplay’s...

Diane Von Furstenber...

Uma Thurman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Seth Meyers, Governor Brown, VIPs Galore Join the Party for Diane Von Furstenberg’s “Journey of a Dress”     The worlds of fashion, business, Hollywood and government collided in grand style Jan. 10, when Diane Von Furstenberg celebrated...

Glam Rock Gala for M...

Stevie Wonder Slated for May 18 GLAM ROCK TO ERASE MS Gala with More Recording Stars, a Celebrity Fashion Show, and Shopping with Paris Hilton, Nicky Hilton and Much More for Sale at Auction   Money can’t usually buy lunch and a shopping spree with Paris Hilton and Nicky Hilton. Nor...

Race To Erase MS 201...

Joan Jett, Clay Walker, a celebrity fashion show, plus Nicky and Paris Hilton Up for Auction at Race to Erase MS 2011   What made the Rock & Royalty Race to Erase MS 2011 one of the best events of the year? Here are just some of the reasons… Rock idol Joan Jett and the Blackhearts...