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  • Nancy Reagan feted by old friends Oscar de la Renta, John Galanos and more at Colleagues' luncheon

     
    Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was reunited with old friends Tuesday, when she was guest of honor at the annual spring gathering of the Colleagues, a volunteer group that supports the Children’s Institute in its work to help youngsters affected........
  • David Nevins serenaded by Matthew Morrison, Julianne Hough at star-studded 'Taste for the Cure' [Updated 2:18 p.m. April 18]

     
    In terms of talent, wines and gourmet cuisine, Friday’s “Taste for a Cure” benefiting UCLA’s Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation was certainly a top-drawer affair. Matthew Morrison of “Glee” and Julianne Hough, two-time...
  • Matthew Morrison reflects on 'Glee's' success before his concert tour kicks off

     
    Matthew Morrison of "Glee" talks about his upcoming tour and how success has changed him and his castmates...
  • Paula Abdul honored at gala, with a little help from 'The Band From TV'

     
    The invitation read, “Don’t be afraid to embrace your ‘Orangeness,’” and guests weren’t shy about sporting ties, scarves or dresses in the spring shade. The colorful party at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel benefited Lupus...
  • Madame Nhu dies at 86; flashy, sharp-tongued former South Vietnam dignitary

    Madame Nhu dies at 86; flashy, sharp-tongued former South Vietnam dignitary
    In 40 A.D., the fabled Trung sisters rode elephants into battle to free Vietnam from its Chinese invaders. Nearly 2,000 years later, Ngo Dinh Nhu fancied herself a modern-day Trung, defending her country against communist rebels and American imperialists....
  • How a girl's stark words got lost in the Polanski spectacle

    How a girl's stark words got lost in the Polanski spectacle
    In the flat light of the grand jury room, a nervous, deeply embarrassed 13-year-old girl sat alone -- no attorney, no mother, no friend -- facing three tiers of middle-aged strangers silently studying her from their leather armchairs. The questions...
  • Scene & Heard: LACMA Collectors Committee and 'Taste for a Cure'

    Scene & Heard: LACMA Collectors Committee and 'Taste for a Cure'
    For the Collectors Committee of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 9 was a big day. The museum's curators packed the morning with presentations of artworks they hoped to acquire, Patina served up lunch beside the Resnick Pavilion, and the evening...
  • Scene & Heard: Colleagues luncheon honors Nancy Reagan

    Scene & Heard: Colleagues luncheon honors Nancy Reagan
    Former First Lady Nancy Reagan was reunited with old friends on Tuesday when she was guest of honor at the annual spring gathering of the Colleagues, a volunteer group that supports the Children's Institute in its work to help youngsters affected by...
  • In My Life: Robert Hilburn's 'Corn Flakes With John Lennon'

    In My Life: Robert Hilburn's 'Corn Flakes With John Lennon'
    Robert Hilburn was pop music critic for the Los Angeles Times for 35 years, from the psychedelic era to the emergence of the iPod. He witnessed many of rock 'n' roll's seminal moments and interviewed virtually every major pop figure of the period. All...
  • Where the glam burgers hang out

    The Counter. Order any combination from a huge matrix of ingredients in this popular, airy spot. 2901 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 399-8383. $6.50 to $12. Cut. Made from American and Japanese Kobe and sirloin, topped with shallot-jalapeƱo...
  • T. Rex's Marc Bolan, always famous -- and flamboyant

    T. Rex's Marc Bolan, always famous -- and flamboyant
    It was Aug. 11, 1973, at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Onstage was Marc Bolan, the enigmatic singer of T. Rex, in a shiny purple jumpsuit unzipped to his navel, wailing on a Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar. A halo of bushy hair swung around his face,...