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David Geffen

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  • Geffen Playhouse addresses money blues

    Geffen Playhouse addresses money blues
    Hoping to boost attendance after a year of production cuts and emergency fundraising appeals, the financially stretched Geffen Playhouse has worked in a new marketing wrinkle: using the Web-based ticket-discounter Goldstar to sell season subscriptions...
  • Alcohol and the Elderly

    Alcohol and the Elderly
    Seniors may help ward off dementia by indulging in a beer or a glass of wine daily, new studies suggest. But there's an important caveat: The findings apply to healthy people, not those with mild cognitive impairments or other chronic medical conditions....
  • Robinsons-May Beverly Hills: A shopping icon that may drop

    Robinsons-May Beverly Hills: A shopping icon that may drop
    Lost L.A. unearths something that's buried in history. It tells stories of buildings that have been razed, burned or renovated into extinction. Developers often cause these wipeouts, explaining them away as the price of progress. Translation: the cost...
  • Chefs who make house calls

    Chefs who make house calls
    On the counter in Jill Donenfeld's Malibu kitchen, just across Pacific Coast Highway from David Geffen's sprawling compound: leafy cilantro; wild arugula; portobello, shiitake and cremini mushrooms; a deep purple eggplant; silken organic tofu; gourmet...
  • Scene & Heard: Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion 'Unmasking' at LACMA

    Scene & Heard: Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion 'Unmasking' at LACMA
    Attracting more than 1,000 people and raising nearly $5 million, the Sept. 25 "Unmasking" of the Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art brought together some of L.A.'s most prominent faces from finance,...
  • From animation to the stage

    From animation to the stage
    For Glendale resident Douglas Rogers, life took an animated turn in 1998 when he was hired as art director for "Shrek." "I had come to Los Angeles to do 'Othello' at the Shakespeare Festival. Jeffrey Katzenburg (producer of 'Shrek' and DreamWorks...
  • Obama fundraisers hard at work

    Obama fundraisers hard at work
    President Obama has said he will have plenty of time to campaign for reelection in 2012, but his fledgling campaign team is wasting no time. Days after leaving his post as White House deputy chief of staff, campaign manager Jim Messina spent the last...
  • Fannie CEO dumps McCain for Obama

     
    Newly-installed Fannie Mae CEO Herb Allison, Jr. was national finance chair of John McCain's Republican presidential bid in 2000 and as recently as 2006 he wrote a $5,000 check to McCain's Straight Talk America PAC. But a year later Allison switched his...
  • First Look: Skimming the summer art (and society) magazines

     
    On the cover of its August issue, above the puffed bangs of Angelina Jolie, Vanity Fair promises "Dennis Hopper's last interview." More accurately, the tagline should read: VF contributor Bob Colacello takes a few semicoherent things that Hopper said...
  • Port of San Diego fires lobbyist who boasted of "spoon feeding" commissioner

     
    A lobbyist who boasted in emails about “spoon feeding” a California Coastal Commissioner while attempting to secure his vote on a controversial project has been fired by the Port of San Diego. In a letter to Coastal Commission members Friday,......
  • David Brooks figures out Mel Gibson's real problem: He's a narcissist!

     
    If you're Mel Gibson, you know you're really in trouble when your epic ranting misadventures take the leap from the showbiz blogosphere and tabloids to the august New York Times Op-Ed pages, where the Times' house conservative David Brooks nails......