Carousel of Hope Bal...

Star-studded Carousel of Hope Ball honors Hollywood Icons Sidney Poitier, Jane Fonda, Sherry Lansing and David Foster     Unless they’re going to a major gala or awards show such as the Oscars or Emmys, Angelenos, in general, tend to dress down most days more often than...

AFI Lifetime Achieve...

AFI Honors Jane Fonda With Lifetime Achievement Award     In one of the year’s most glamorous events – the American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Awards Gala, Jane Fonda’s son Troy Garity told stories about growing up as “the son of Hanoi Jane,” i.e., being sent to...

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...

Preview: UNICEF Ball...

UNICEF Ball to Honor Michael Douglas and Regional Board Chair Ghada Irani Matt Damon and Jerry Weintraub to Emcee; Kristin Chenoweth Set to Perform   Given Michael Douglas and Ghada Irani as honorees, Matt Damon and Jerry Weintraub as the night’s emcees, and Kristin Chenoweth to...

Carousel Ball Honori...

Neil Diamond and George Clooney Close the Star-Studded Carousel of Hope Gala on a Perfect Note   George Clooney took home the Brass Ring Award at the Carousel of Hope, but not before singing a duet with Neil Diamond. The headliner for the Oct. 20 gala benefiting  the Barbara Davis Center...

Carousel of Hope to ...

Neil Diamond to Perform at Carousel of Hope Ball George Clooney to Receive Brass Ring Award Jay Leno to host, Plus Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds and Surprises     Note: Since this article was written, The Carousel of Hope has taken place.  To read about the 2012 gala, click...