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
The Beverly Wilshire Hotel morphed into a Winter Wonderland, (complete with snow and Santa himself) when Let The Kids Grow Foundation held their recent fundraising event, hosted by Philanthropist and noted business leader, Simin Hashemizadeh
The Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors held their 30th Anniversary Awards Dinner, where Michael Lombardo (President of HBO Programming), Producer Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead), and John Moffitt (Comic Relief) were among the Honorees.
Cover Girl and fashion model Jasmine Dustin and Celebrity Matchmaker Gina Hendrix hosted the launch party for Models n’Mutts, a new organization of models and other beautiful women who raise money for animals in need
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was honored by A Window Between Worlds with the organization’s first ever heART Award for coming forward as a childhood domestic violence survivor and his unwavering commitment to ending this silent epidemic
Operation Smile Ambassadors Roma Downey (Touched By An Angel) and TV Producer Mark Burnett presented the Universal Smile Award to Dancing with the Stars co-host Brooke-Burke-Charvet and actor husband David Charvet
The Los Angeles Opera presented Verdi’s rarely performed opera, The Two Foscari starring Placido Domingo. La Boheme restaurant hosted a Primetime Emmy Awards gifting lounge attended by Emmy Nominated actors, former winners and presenters
Emmy and Golden Globe winning actor Beau Bridges will be honored with the Betty Garrett Lifetime Achievement Award at the 50th Anniversary Gala of Theatre West on Sept. 13th at the Taglyan Cultural Center in Hollywood
The Khronos Group releases the OpenGL ES 3.0 specs, bringing significant functionality and portability enhancements to the royalty-free 3D graphics API (application programming interface) used on the majority of the world’s smartphones and tablets
SIGGRAPH returns to Los Angeles this year and the annual computer graphics conference will feature an all-star line-up of production sessions featuring an impressive roster of elite and talented Hollywood computer graphic experts and creative talent
Actress Sarah Michelle Geller (aka, Buffy) received the Tom Mankiewicz Leadership Award at the Annual Beastly Ball held at the Los Angeles Zoo. This eventattracted nearly 800 people and raised over one million dollars.
Music mogul Quincy Jones presented the ICON Award for Artistic Excellence to his long-time buddy Sidney Poitier. These two legends have been friends for over six decades, and considered themselves Brothers.
Remember when Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney got together in those old MGM musicals and decided to “put on a show” to raise money? This idea was adopted by the Ladies of SHARE, a charity that improves the lives of children with special needs.
Dancing with the Stars was well represented at the Odyssey Ball benefiting the John Wayne Cancer Institute. The Beverly Hilton ballroom was transformed into Club Disco, and Tony Dovolani, the talented pro from the hit TV series, served as Host.
Carrie Ann Inaba, best known as one of the three judges on Dancing with the Stars, served as Host for the 28th Genesis Awards, which are presented by the Humane Society to honor news & entertainment media for raising public awareness of animal issues
The Descendants, The Artist and Rango took feature film kudos as the American Cinema Editors gave out their ACE Eddie Awards. Clint Eastwood presented the Lifetime Achievement award to Film Editor, Joel Cox (Million Dollar Baby, The Unforgiven).
The Artist, Best Picture of 2012, was well represented at the 22nd Annual Night of 100 Stars at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Five co-stars from the award-winning flick including Ed Lauter, James Cromwell, Missi Pyle and Beth Grant were on hand.
The serene ocean-view setting of Producer Jena & Michael King (Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy & Ophrah) estate was perfect for the second annual “Stand Up to Addiction in the Name of Prevention” fundraiser, which benefited Angels at Risk.
On Sunday, February 26th, the “Night of 100 Stars” Oscar viewing party returns to The Beverly Hills Hotel. Another upcoming event of great interest is the Placido Domingo Awards Dinner to be held February 19th at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
Jonah Hill was honored at a Gala Party at the home of Oscar nominated writers and actors Renee Taylor and Joe Bologna; At the Beverly Hilton, Inner-City Arts honored Colleen Bell, artist Sarah Nazarian, and Dreamworks Animation
Harvey Milk’s dream for a better tomorrow with equality, and a world without hate, guide his Foundation, after his brutal 1978 assassination. Harvey’s Nephew, Stuart Milk, carries forth the banner, along with Desmond Tutu.
Viola Davis (The Help) has received a Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe Award nomination, and may be nominated this year for an Oscar; she received another award recently, being named, “Woman of Style” at the 20th Anniversary of Divine Design