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...

Kick Off to the LA O...

  Placido Domingo, James Conlon Join in Kick-Off to the LA Opera 2012-2013 Season Opening Gala   Mary and Bob Estrin welcomed the LA Opera’s general manager Placido Domingo, conductor James Conlon, gala chair Jill Baldauf and others to their home last week to finalize plans for the...

The Los Angeles Soci...

What’s On the Los Angeles Social Calendar This Fall? Katy Perry, George Clooney, Stana Katic, Chelsea Handler, Jon Favreau, Elon Musk, Kate Beckinsale, Kirstie Alley, Heidi Klum, Usher, Barry Manilow, Sutton Foster, Maria Menounos and Many More A-Listers on Board   Here’s a sampling of...

Simon Boccanegra Ope...

Stana Katic, Ian McShane Join After-Party for Simon Boccanegra Opening in Los Angeles   Stana Katic of “Castle,” Ian McShane of “Deadwood” and Gale Harold of “Queer as Folk” were among those celebrating the Feb. 11 Los Angeles Opera premiere of “Simon...

Best LA Galas Fall 2...

Best Galas in Los Angeles of Fall 2011   An Unforgettable MOCA Moment No one will soon forget the Museum of Contemporary Art‘s Nov. 12 Gala in 2011, where performance artist Marina Abramovic created table centerpieces of nude women and human heads. Added to the unearthly atmosphere,...