Variety Power of Women

Variety Honors Gwyneth Paltrow, Anna Kendrick, Salma Hayek Pinault, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki and Oprah      The event:  The world is changing where women are concerned, nearly every speaker proclaimed at Friday’s Variety Power of Women luncheon, which bestowed Lifetime Impact honors on actors Salma Hayek Pinault, Anna Kendrick and Gwyneth Paltrow; media mogul Oprah Winfrey and YouTube Chief Executive Officer Susan Wojcicki for their philanthropic endeavors, for — respectively — Chime for Change, the Trevor Project, L.A. Kitchen, Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation and Room to Read. “We are a fantastic...

The Broad Museum Ope...

Bill Clinton Headlines a Star-Studded Guest List at Broad Museum’s Second ‘Opening Night’       After the Sept. 17 black-tie gala opening for 700 at the new Broad museum, what could possibly come next? The answer: Another gala opening Sept. 18 for nearly 700...

W Magazine Best Perf...

W Magazine Fetes its Picks for Best Performances before the Golden Globes     The event: An impressive array of today’s most talented stars packed the penthouse suite at the Chateau Marmont Jan. 8, when W Magazine celebrated the upcomiong Golden Globes and February’s movie issue...

Variety Power of Women Luncheon

Jane Fonda, Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis, Jennifer Lopez and Universal’s Donna Langley Honored for their Philanthropy Maria Menounos and Entrepreneur Jessica Matthews Receive Special Awards     The event: Hollywood insiders assembled at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel Oct. 10 to pay tribute to stars Jane Fonda, Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez along with Universal Pictures Chair Donna Langley at Variety’s Power of Women awards, staged in partnership with Lifetime Television. Chosen for Lifetime Impact awards for their dedication to philanthropic causes, the honorees support the Georgia Campaign for...

Best of the Best Par...

2013: A Great Year for Los Angeles Social Events Miley Cyrus: an Early Standout, Kim Kardashian’s 15-Carat Rock, Oprah’s Remarks, The Big Bang Theory’s ‘Rocky Horror Show’ and More       PRISM Gallery Opening  Even before she twerked her way into...

LA Dance Project Gal...

Reese Witherspoon, Rashida Jones and More Than 150 Others Join Benjamin Millepied and Natalie Portman at the Inaugural LA Dance Project Gala     As the near-full supermoon rose over the backyard of Sutton and Christian Stracke’s Bel-Air home June 20, dance supporters enjoyed...