Invite Only – The Children’s Defense Fund-California will host its 27th Annual Beat the Odds™ ceremony on December 7, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California with host Conan O’Brien. The celebration will honor five Los Angeles high school “stars” in recognition of their excellence in academic achievement, despite overcoming tremendous obstacles.
Ticketed – The GLSEN Respect Awards, introduced in 2004 and held annually in Los Angeles and New York, showcase the work of students, educators, individuals and corporations who have made a significant impact on the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. This year, the GLSEN Respect Awards will honor Kerry Washington, Zendaya and Bruce Bozzi.
Gelila and Wolfgang Puck hosted guests for a celebratory reception supporting the launch of Be Cool Be Nice, an anti-bullying book that follows the success of last year’s campaign featuring Kendall Jenner and Willow Smith. Hollywood industry influencers and celebrities including Devon Aoki, Selita Ebanks, Goya Toldeo, co-founder of Jimmy Choo Tamara Mellon, guitarist Craig Ross, photographer David Maisel and others gathered at CUT Lounge in the iconic Beverly Wilshire
Invite Only – Gelila and Wolfgang Puck invite you to join us on Monday October 9th from 6-8pm at CUT Lounge, at the Beverly Wilshire, to celebrate the upcoming launch of Be Cool Be Nice book, following on the successful campaign last year featuring Kendall Jenner and Willow Smith.
InviteOnly – Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award-winning singer-songwriter, arranger, producer and musician, Barry Manilow, will be named the BMI Icon at the 65th Annual BMI Pop Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Mr. Manilow, a pop music legend, will receive this honor in recognition of his prodigious musical legacy and an unparalleled career encompassing the worlds of Broadway, Film, TV, and popular culture. The invitation-only event will
Ticketed -The 29th Annual Colleagues Spring Luncheon and Oscar de la Renta will present award-winning actress and best-selling author Carol Burnett with The Colleagues Champion of Children Award, which honors those who have made a lasting impact on the lives of children. The award will be presented by Amy Poehler who is executive producing Burnett’s ABC pilot Household Name. For tickets please call 310-474-5377 or email [email protected]
Invite Only – This year marks the 10th anniversary of ESSENCE’s Black Women in Hollywood Awards, an annual event that celebrates groundbreaking and superbly talented Black women in Hollywood. And, for the first time, ESSENCE will switch the event from an afternoon luncheon to an exciting evening gala, where the next generation of Hollywood stars will be celebrated. Honorees at this year’s event are Insecure’s Issa Rae, musician and Hidden
Invite Only – Variety’s Power of Women Luncheon 2016. Once again, Variety will gather an intimate group of the entertainment industry’s most philanthropic women who have been selected as Variety’s “Inspiration Impact Honorees.” Through their humanitarian efforts, these women have made a significant difference to their chosen causes.
Ticketed – Habitat for Humanity Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) will host its Los Angeles Builders Ball® on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 6:00 PM, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, located at 9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA. The annual Builders Ball will recognize Habitat LA’s counterparts in the building and real estate industries for their commitment to Building a Greater Los Angeles. Honorary committee members for the gala include
The two-time Emmy winner and Grammy-winning comedian Kathy Griffith will host the 15th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards in Beverly Hills Feb. 8. The evening will include honors for Spotlight as the best movie of 2015. Mark Ruffalo will be in attendance.