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...

Hollywood Bowl Openi...

John Legend, Patti Austin, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Darren Criss and YOLA at the Hollywood Bowl Opening Night 2013 Benefit for the LA Phil     The Hollywood Bowl Opening Night 2013 benefit celebrated the induction of Patti Austin, John Legend and...

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...

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...

Hal David 90th Birthday Salute Sep02

Hal David 90th Birth...

Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Dionne Warwick and More Line Up for Hal David 90th Birthday Salute    Update Sept. 2, 2012: The world lost a great man Saturday, when Hal David died. My husband and I had the great privilege of attending a small dinner party, which Hal and Eunice graciously...

ASCAP Television and Film Scoring Workshop Aug07

ASCAP Television and...

ASCAP Television & Film Scoring Workshop Gets Visit From Celebrated Music Director Michael Bearden, Hall of Fame Songwriter Paul Williams, Others   Twelve young composers chosen from candidates from around the world participated in this year’s ASCAP Television and Film Scoring...