Three deceased heroes, John Wayne, Nelson Mandela and Dr.Donald Morton could not be there in person, but their spirit was very much in evidence at the Odyssey Ball benefiting the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John’s Health Center
Award Winning actress and dancer, Leslie Caron, who was discovered by Gene Kelly in 1950 to co-star in An American in Paris, and later starred in Gigi and Daddy Long Legs received the Annual Gypsy Award, sponsored by the Professional Dancers Society
The Night of 100 Stars Awards Party upheld their reputation as having the most stars and the most beautiful women in attendance including actors Billy Zane, Natasha Henstridge, Lou Diamond Phillips, Ed Asner, Martin Landau and Ann Hecht,
PR Dynamo Doris Bergman throws her annual Valentine Oscar Style Lounge & Party, and the exquisite Russian Restaurant, Mari Vanna on Melrose Place, was the perfect venue to celebrate and raise funds for ABL youth business and leadership education
Right on the heels of his winning the Golden Globe for his role in HBO’s Behind the Candelabra, Michael Douglas was honored with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Peace Award for his commitment to the survival and wellbeing of the world’s children
Jeff Goldblum, Daniel Baldwin, Bo Derek, Tia Carrere, Richard Dreyfuss, Julianna Margulies and Lou Diamond Phillips have all been invited guests to the Night of 100 Stars Oscar Gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel
The 31st Annual Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors Awards, honoring the top behind the scenes talent, kicked off the Awards Season in Hollywood; Actor Bruce Boxleitner hosted the program and Robert Wagner was one of the presenters/celebs
The ballroom of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel was transformed into a dramatic homage to the Big Apple, complete with a Manhattan Supper Club, when the NYU Tisch School of the Arts honored Oliver Stone and Liza Chasin at their West Coast Benefit Gala
KINGS OF CHAOS, featuring former Guns N’ Roses members Slash, Matt Sorum and Duff McKagan, along with Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple), Corey Taylor (Slipknot) and Steve Stevens (Billy Idol), will perform a special one-night-only benefit concert on 11/18
The Century Plaza Hotel was transformed into the legendary Cocoanut Grove to support the Center Theatre Group Affiliates; Lladro, the world-renowned creator of porcelain art, celebrated its 60th anniversary at their Beverly Hills boutique
The usually elusive Harrison Ford was on hand at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, to present the Wallis Annenberg Public Service Award to his friend, Randy Sherman, M.D. who has been a volunteer surgeon with Operation Smile for 25 years
Procuder/Actor Joe Boyd debuted his new film, A Strange Brand of Happy also starring Rebecca St. James and Shirley Jones; Party Giver Extraordinaire, Doris Bergman, invited us to her Style Lounge & Party honoring the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
The palatial Bel-Air estate of Jeanne & Anthony Pritzker, with views of the entire city, was the perfect setting of “Stars Under the Stars”, a one time appearance by the world-renowned artists of the American Ballet Theatre
Famed attorney Robert Shapiro paid tribute to his deceased eldest son, Brent, who succumbed to alcohol and drug use, by honoring sober individuals and educating about addiction; The event honored Ted Danson (Cheers) and actor Harry Hamlin
The Former First Lady of California, Maria Shriver held a charity benefit in Beverly Hills for Best Buddies; the organization's mission is to foster friendships and workplace opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Oscar winning actress Shirley Jones hosted a celebrity book signing party at Barnes & Nobles; among the celebs in attendance were Frank Stallone (Sly’s younger bro), Renee Taylor (The Nanny), Joe Bologna, Charlene Tilton (Dallas) and Diane Ladd
The Polo season in Southern California leaped forward with a spectacular match between the Beverly Hills Polo Club and the Celebrity Ranch Polo Club, for a Charity event in tribute to The Great Gatsby film at Will Rogers State Park
Ivan Amodei might be the best-kept secret in tinsel town ... he is celebrating his 400th show this year at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, and is ranked #1 on Trip Advisor of attractions in Beverly Hills!
The chic L’Ermitage Hotel in Beverly Hills was the perfect setting for the glamorous wedding reception for gorgeous jewelry designer, Caldwell Sutherland and Robert C Bogert, famed inventor, who is credited with creating the air sole for Nike
Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Mel Gibson and Naomi Watts were among the Australian A-List Celebs celebrating the 10th Anniversary G’Day Gala in Los Angeles showcasing Australian Achievements throughout the United States.
Norby Walter’s 23rd Annual “Night of 100 Stars” Oscar Viewing Gala returns to the Beverly Hills Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom with approximately 150-200 film and TV celebs attending including 50 Academy Award Winners and Nominees.
Grammy nominated musical composer & director Stormy Sachs hosted “Hooray for Hollywood..High” a star-studded fundraiser at the El Capitan Theatre which honored Carol Burnett, an alumni of the school, as well as other celebrities