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Kristen Morgin’s “There’s No Need To Fear” Opens At Marc Selwyn Fine Art

For L.A. artist Kristen Morgin, there’s something magical about working in clay. From a life-sized Mercury lowrider parked in her studio to a replicated Monopoly game recently acquired by the Smithsonian Museum, each of her unfired clay sculptures provides a very real comment on life while expertly fooling the eye as to just what is – and is not – real. Read More

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Kevin Hart and son Hendrix Hart Kevin Hart and son Hendrix Hart, Kristen Schaal and Thomas Middleditch during the premiere of 20th Century Fox's Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie at Regency Village Theatre Read More

Powerful Cravings – Some of Beverly Hills’ most respected women enjoyed a power lunch Tuesday at Gabriel Frem’s new restaurant Cravings

Seated, closewise (from left): Betty Harris, who is largely responsible for the City’s industrial area being in tact; Gloria Seiff, a commissioner and long-standing community advocate; Human Relations Vice Chair Sonia Berman, who is also the Beverly Hills Fire Department's CPR coordinator; Rose Norton, a respected former planning commissioner, community advocate and wife of the late Mayor Ben Norton; and Nancy Krasne a former mayor, planning commissioner and architectural commissioner Some of Beverly Hills’ most respected women enjoyed a power lunch Tuesday at Gabriel Frem's new restaurant Cravings on Olympic Boulevard. Seated, closewise (from left): Betty Harris, who is largely responsible for the City’s industrial area being in tact; Gloria Seiff, a commissioner and long-standing community advocate; Human Relations Vice Chair Sonia Berman, who is also the Beverly Hills Fire Department's CPR coordinator; Rose Norton, a respected former planning commissioner, community advocate and wife of the late Mayor Ben Norton; and Nancy Krasne a former mayor, planning commissioner and architectural commissioner. Read More

Flower Power – A group of Hawthorne School moms got together last week for a Flower Arranging Class/Champagne Brunch hosted by Lorraine Eastman and Hillary Hartman

Pictured, back row (from left): Hillary Hartman, Mary Kottler, Nadia Zaman, Ana Franciscon, Sharon Rabizadeh, Bridget Smith, Tara Cucci, Sharon Nassir, Natalie Teboul and Orly Ohebision. Front row (from left): Mojgan Mashal, Roxanne Golshan, Debbie Sayah, Miryam Cohen, Stella Sarraf, Lorraine Eastman and Ellen Carmona. A group of Hawthorne School moms got together last week for a Flower Arranging Class/Champagne Brunch hosted by Lorraine Eastman and Hillary Hartman at Hartman’s home, which raised $1,800 for Hawthorne School. Pictured, back row (from left): Hillary Hartman, Mary Kottler, Nadia Zaman, Ana Franciscon, Sharon Rabizadeh, Bridget Smith, Tara Cucci, Sharon Nassir, Natalie Teboul and Orly Ohebision. Front row (from left): Mojgan Mashal, Roxanne Golshan, Debbie Sayah, Miryam Cohen, Stella Sarraf, Lorraine Eastman and Ellen Carmona. Read More

Bosse, Mirisch and Wunderlich Stump City Manager

The Beverly Hills City Council voted 3-2 on Tuesday (Mayor Lili Bosse and Councilmember John Mirisch against) to go forward with a plan for “maintenance” of Parcels 12 & 13 that will include grinding of the stumps of 195 trees illegally cut down on Nov. 21-22, 2015. Read More

Florence Ajamian, Soul Of ‘Stop Cancer’, Turns 100

At 4-foot-10 inches, Florence Ajamian’s diminutive frame houses an incredibly kind soul with an indefatigable zest for life. Tomorrow, she will celebrate her 100th birthday in Beverly Hills – a milestone she credits both to her ability to smile throughout her life as well as her longtime employment with Stop Cancer. Read More