LA Opera 2016

Kate Walsh, Isabel Allende, Placido Domingo join guests at LA Opera Ball celebrating “Macbeth”     Standing onstage on the Music Center Plaza, the L.A. Opera’s general director, Plácido Domingo, welcomed 400 guests to Saturday’s Opera Ball, but not without joking...

LA Opera Ball

Los Angeles Opera Ball stars a busy Placido Domingo and brings Kate Walsh, Stana Katic among other celebrities       The event: The Los Angeles Opera Ball kicked off the opera’s 30th season on Sept. 12 with a double bill of Woody Allen’s production of “Gianni...

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...

June Los Angeles Soc...

  Highlights of the June Los Angeles Social Calendar: Placido Domingo, Aerosmith, Tommy Tune, Laura Linney, MAD MEN’s Women, Celebrity Heroes and More     June 2 – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation “A Time for Heroes” offers children and teens an afternoon of...

Great Los Angeles Ga...

L.A.’s Glamorous Galas of 2012    Without doubt, Los Angeles saw some exceptional affairs this year. The ones listed below seemed extra-special, however, as they were all expertly presented, attracting celebrities as well as top business leaders. Even more significantly, the arts...

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...