Elle Women in Hollyw...

  Anna Kendrick, Amy Adams, Helen Mirren, Lupita Nyong’o, Kristen Stewart, Kathy Bates, Felicity Jones, Aja Naomi King honored at Elle Women in Hollywood Awards     Standing onstage before a gathering of the entertainment elite at the Oct. 24 Elle Women in Hollywood Awards,...

Emmy Awards – ...

Green Ribbons, Fiji Water Proved Popular at the Ecologically Aware, Sizzling Hot 2015 Emmys and Governor’s Ball  WE ALSO LEARNED HOW TO FIT A BIG BALL GOWN INTO A THEATER SEAT       So how does an Emmy contender sit through a 3-hour show, if she’s in a ballooning ball...

Essence Black Women In Hollywood

Oprah Opens 2015 Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon Honors go to Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Regina King, Ruth Carter and “Orange Is the New Black” cast members         The event: At the Feb. 19 Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon, Essence Magazine honored actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw of “Belle” and “Beyond the Lights”; actress-director Regina King of “Ray,” “Southland” and “Jerry Maguire”; Oscar-nominated costume designer Ruth Carter; newcomer Iman Milner; and cast members of “Orange Is the New Black:” Adrienne Moore, Danielle Brooks, Laverne Cox, Lorraine Toussaint, Samira Wiley, Uzo...

Essence Black Women ...

Lupita Nyong’o, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Ava DuVernay, Civil Rights Leaders Honored at Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon   One was well-advised to bring a hanky to the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. At this annual affair, presented Feb. 27 by the Lincoln Motor...

Salute to Diahann Ca...

Saying It With Flowers – A Glamorous Salute to Diahann Carroll and Cheryl Boone Isaacs     Diahann Carroll and Cheryl Boone Isaacs were honored Oct. 19 at “House of Flowers,” a gala dinner titled for Carroll’s first Broadway play of the same name. Top producers Tracey...

HollyRod DesignCare ...

Ne-Yo’s Performance, Rubin Singer’s Fashions and a Star-Studded Guest List Distinguish the 15th Annual DesignCare, Benefiting the HollyRod Foundation      In her dazzling pink Rubin Singer gown, Holly Robinson Peete could be seen from virtually anywhere on the spectacular...