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November 8, 2001 |
With a touch of Tinseltown pageantry, organizers of the 70th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade went out of their way Wednesday to say that the two-mile procession will go on as scheduled Nov. 25 despite security concerns after the East Coast terrorist attacks.
January 21, 2007 |
DUSTIN HOFFMAN not only plays a rouged and bewigged 18th century Parisian nose in "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer," he was also a guest at the Chateau Marmont's tres exclusive dinner party Jan. 11 -- hosted by "Factory Girl" star Sienna Miller -- to launch Les Exclusifs de Chanel, a new collection of couture fragrances. 1. It takes a pretty strong ego to do a Mini-Me pose with Amazonian beauty Cameron Diaz, showing off her Chanel mini-dress, new black hair and rejiggered nose.
April 1, 2007 |
A few of Rita Wilson's famous friends -- Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban, Sandra Oh, Arianna Huffington, Allison Janney, Nia Vardalos, Rob Reiner and Kate Capshaw -- showed up to see her in the new play "Distracted" at the Mark Taper Forum last Sunday. Her hubby, 1. Tom Hanks, did a quick paparazzi pose, and 2. Steven Spielberg stopped long enough to sign a few autographs on the way in. Fashion Week party people -- L.A. Fashion Week is way more than back-to-back runway shows.
September 22, 2013 |
Hollywood denizens have been partying all weekend leading up to Sunday's Emmy Awards ceremony. All the Rage has the skinny on a few of them in this and other reports. The event: Variety & Women in Film celebrated TV's biggest weekend with Friday's salute to the 2013 female nominees. The crowd: Female nominees, presenters and other top-level women in the entertainment industry, as well as a respectable number of VIP gents, including among others, Jane Lynch, Jenna Ushkowitz and Dot-Marie Jones of “Glee;” Julie Bowen, Sarah Hyland, Ty Burrell, Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson of “Modern Family;” Elisabeth Moss, Kiernan Shipka, Jessica Paré, Linda Cardellini and Harry Hamlin of “Mad Men;” Sharon Lawrence and Sasha Alexander of “Rizzoli & Isles;” Nikki Reed of “The Twilight Saga,” Scott Bakula of “Behind the Candelabra,” Connie Britton of “Nashville,” Anna Chlumsky of “Veep,” Annet Mahendru of “The Americans,” Jon Cryer of “Two and a Half Men,” Dan Bucatinsky of “Scandal,” Karina Smirnoff of “Dancing With the Stars,” Laura Prepon of “Orange Is the New Black,” Mehcad Brooks of “Necessary Roughness,” Michelle Trachtenberg of “Killing Kennedy,” Raquel Welch of “House of Versace,” Roma Downey of “The Bible” and Sam Trammell of “True Blood.” The setting: Scarpetta at the Montage Beverly Hills, where guests spilled from the restaurant into the bar and onto the patios...
June 10, 2007 |
FIRST 1. Eva Longoria held hands with fiance Tony Parker down the red carpet at the National Council for La Raza's ALMA Awards on June 1 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, and then she was off shaking it with last season's "Dancing With the Stars' " runner-up, Mario Lopez. The "Desperate Housewife" showed off more than a dozen gowns by Latino designers throughout the night, which celebrated artistic achievement in the Latino community and featured a set by 2. Prince and Sheila E. But 3.
October 1, 2000 |
In true Hollywood form, several older series will be getting face lifts this fall with an infusion of new characters, big-name guest stars and plot twists. Former bad boys Charlie Sheen and Robert Downey Jr. are joining comedies, while Oscar-winning Sally Field will check into "ER." Though the presidential debates could shift some planned premieres, below is a look at what's in store for your favorite series.
September 23, 2009 |
In its first season without "ER," NBC is mounting two new medical shows. Neither focuses on doctors, however, which some may consider a relief. (I try not to focus on doctors myself.) "Trauma," which begins next week, is about EMTs in San Francisco; "Mercy," which begins tonight, follows a group of Jersey City nurses whose often messy private lives are interrupted regularly by their often thankless jobs. Haughty patient: "Nurses! What are you good for anyway?" Nurse Veronica: "Well, we do try to keep the doctors from killing you."