May 9, 1989 |
Few parties have animal mascots. But this being Los Angeles, and Los Angeles being what it is, a baby elephant named Malaika was the unofficial mascot at a fund-raiser for the Mkomazi Game Reserve Sunday night. The 3-year-old African elephant (courtesy of Animal Actors of Hollywood) dined on hay as guests ate smoked salmon hors d'oeuvres passed on trays by white-jacketed waiters at Morton's, where the elite eat. She was oblivious to the flashbulbs of the paparazzi who waited to catch Ali MacGraw, David Niven Jr., Kennedy progeny Anthony Shriver, director Bob Rafelson, cosmetics purveyor Gale Hayman, former senator John Tunney, sculptor Robert Graham and others as they de-BMW'd.
November 15, 1990 |
Mkomazi Game Reserve in Tanzania will receive almost $100,000 from a fund-raising dinner held Nov. 4 at Mortons restaurant. The event was sponsored by the Tony Fitzjohn/George Adamson African Wildlife Preservation Trust and hosted by Peter Morton. Proceeds will support reintroduction of endangered species into the wild. Ali MacGraw was the evening's chair. * SHARE (Share Happily and Reap Endlessly) has grossed about $175,000 from sales of its 1991 "Day by Day" calendar book.
August 27, 2013 |
Avon global celebrity makeup artist Lauren Andersen is kicking off the national Avon “You Make It Beautiful Tour” by giving makeup touch-ups and tutorials on Wednesday at the Americana at Brand . Andersen will be demonstrating three essential red-carpet looks: the smoky eye, the cat eye and the glamorous red lip. Guests will be able to try Avon's new makeup collection, which features True Color Technology, and speak with Avon beauty consultants. ...
August 28, 1989 |
It wasn't as if George Adamson, Kenya's recently slain "Grand Old Man of the Bush," didn't know about the increasing dangers from poachers stalking wildlife. Adamson, whose success at returning rehabilitated lions to the wild inspired the film "Born Free," had been repeatedly urged to leave the Kora National Reserve where he was murdered last week, according to Kim Ellis, one of the prime encouragers.
June 25, 1992 |
Aswirl of debutante events dotted the calendar last week. Las Madrinas, a social support group completing its $3-million pledge to Childrens Hospital's molecular pathology program, entertained at a garden tea at the Brentwood home of Nancy and James Birdwell. Debutantes holding nosegays met guests in the courtyard receiving line.
June 13, 1991 |
If members of the Society of Junior Fellows of the Huntington Library were indulging in self-praise, it was deserved. Now 3 years old, the Fellows, spearheaded by Joe Regan, have worked themselves into being significant somethings for the library. Their third annual Arabella Ball Saturday night was a smash. Four hundred "younger than age 40" cocktailed on the Huntington Gallery Loggia and danced and dined on the South Terrace.