Oscar Nominees Celeb...

Hollywood Reporter Fetes Oscar Nominees     The event: The Hollywood Reporter feted this year’s Academy Award contenders at the magazine’s third annual Nominees Night, presented by Cadillac, Feb. 2 at Spago in Beverly Hills. The scene: Star power radiated from inside master chef...

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...

Dream for Future Afr...

Amber Valletta, Gelila Assefa Puck and Wolfgang Puck Honor Franca Sozzani at the Dream for Future Africa Gala Kanye West, Kim Kardashian Among Others Present    Here are 30+ photos and a few more thoughts about the Oct. 24 “Dream for Future Africa” Gala, which I wrote about...

Fall Winter 2013 Hau...

Kristen Stewart, Naomi Campbell, Naomie Harris and Non-Stop Soirees Distinguished the Fall Winter 2013 Haute Couture Shows A few more thoughts and lots more pictures    Kristen Stewart, Jennifer Lawrence, Uma Thurman, Sharon Stone, Naomi Campbell, Naomie Harris and Rihanna were just a...

Los Angeles Ballet Gala

Los Angeles Ballet Gala Features a Glorious Giselle and a Dream Dinner   Following a performance of “Giselle” at the Los Angeles Ballet’s ”Season 5 Gala Celebration,” artistic director Colleen Neary surprised the audience at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica by naming Allyssa Bross and Christopher Revels as principal dancers, the first dancers so designated in the young ballet company’s history. It was a night of firsts, starting with the May 28 Los Angeles Ballet Gala, the company’s first ever. Aptly christened “A Midsummer’s Night Dream,” the entire evening seemed magical, beginning with...