November 28, 1999 |
Despair, optimism and disinterest. Bring a group of creative people together to talk about the millennium, and a healthy dose of each emerges. Audiences, they say, are broadening and are receptive to a mix of media and information, yet it's still hard to get significant quality work made.
January 8, 2012 |
It was the title that hooked them. Then it nearly sank them. Playwright and screenwriter Robert Harling ("Steel Magnolias," "Soapdish") was on one of his regular visits to Dallas from his hometown in Louisiana. There, he came across a small book, "Good Christian Bitches," by Kim Gatlin. He loved the title, so he read the story, about a woman who must move back to her elite Dallas neighborhood and deal with the women she left behind. He thought of turning it into a film or Broadway play, but the rights had already been snatched up. Months later, at dinner with his friend, "Sex and the City" creator Darren Star, Star said, "Hey I bought this book, I've never been to Texas, and don't know anything about it, so do you want to work on it?"
November 30, 2000
Divine Design's eighth annual fashion fund-raiser for Project Angel Food opens tonight at the Pacific Design Center with a $250-per-ticket gala. Honorees are Jami Morse Heidegger, president of Kiehl's; West Hollywood's Beverly Center; and Darren Star, creator of "Sex and the City." Designers, manufacturers, retailers and artists have donated fashion wear, art, spa and home design products that will be sold to the public Friday through Monday, with progressive markdowns each day.
July 1, 2009 |
The Museum of Contemporary Art has elected three new trustees: writer-producer Darren Star, whose credits include "Sex and the City," "Melrose Place" and "Beverly Hills, 90210"; Carolyn Clark Powers, who also is on the collectors' committee at the L.A. County Museum of Art; and Marc I. Stern, an investment executive who chairs Los Angeles Opera and is a board member of the Music Center, California Science Center and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts...