Former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton’s ultra-elite Hollywood fundraiser at Tavern restaurant in Brentwood on Monday raised $2.1 million for Democrats in tight Senate races, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Tickets for the dinner, co-hosted by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg, sold for $32,400 per person, but donors also were given the option of contributing up to $211,200 to the Grassroots Victory Project 2014, a joint fundraising committee authorized by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee to benefit candidates around the country, making the fundraiser the largest of the season. [THR]
From the first-ever Haunted Hotel at Ace Hotel Downtown LA, to annual fêtes like the Hollywood Roosevelt Halloween Party, to concerts from Queens Of The Stone Age on Halloween night, to Danny Elfman’s Music from the Movies of Tim Burton at the Nokia, to a Children’s Halloween Fest at Montage in Beverly Hills ….
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Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82. The man — often described as the “sultan of suave” — not only dressed every first lady since Jacqueline Kennedy, but also designed the wedding dresses for many of their children, including Jenna Bush and Chelsea Clinton. [CNN]
OCT 21 – CEDARS SINAI WOMENS GUIDE
Beverly Wilshire Hotel
OCT 23 – 26 – L.A. DANCE PROJECT AT THE ACE THEATRE
Natalie Portman’s husband Benjamin Millepied’s annual dance program
OCT 25 – FESTIVAL SUPREME AT THE SHRINE EXPO
Tenacious D (Jack Black and Kyle Gass), Nick Kroll, Fred Armisen, TJ Miller (‘Silicon Valley’), Janeane Garafalo, and more.
OCT 26 THE AMANDA FOUNDATION BOW WOW FUNDRAISER
2 Rodeo Beverly Hills
OCT 30 – BAFTA BRITANNIA AWARDS
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Young Hollywood, the friendly celebrity news site repped by CAA, has plans for 500 original hours of programming in Jan. 2015 that will be distributed via apps across devices belonging to market leaders including Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Samsung and Sony as well as those that run on iOs or Android. YH is headquartered at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills, and CEO RK Williams is an LA native, and attended Crossroads in Santa Monica. [Variety]