Front-Row Philanthropy

The Geffen Playhouse Los Angeles has long been the capital of entertainment, the gold standard destination for film, television and music. But over the past decade, L.A. has emerged as the hotbed of another important medium of art and creativity: theater. To be present for the premieres of new and exciting plays, one used to have to hop on a plane and head to Broadway. But no more. It’s happening here ...

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Planning the Perfect Stay-cation in L.A.

When you live in one of the most sought after places, treat it like the destination spot it is. In short, here's how to start planning the perfect stay-cation in L.A. now. Visiting the west coast of California is a bucket list item for so many around the world. Further, Los Angeles tops the charts as its go-to hot spot. Next time a few free days pop into your schedule, set ...

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Floral DIY with How2Girl Courtney Sixx

The colorful hues of the season instantly spruce up any entertaining space. Here, the latest floral DIY from How2Girl Courtney Sixx One of our favorite details about late spring and summer—aside from al fresco dining, sundresses and fun beach bags—is the plethora of flowers that can be picked or gotten from the garden, the farmer’s market, the supermarket or the flower district. The selection, colors and scents are beyond compare as ...

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Five Ways Your Honeymoon Can Support Worthy Causes

“For it is in the giving that we receive.” – St. Francis of Assisi After a couple announces their engagement, they spend the months before their wedding being showered with love, good wishes, happiness and excitement. Between engagement parties, showers, bachelor and bachelorette parties, the rehearsal dinner, and the actual wedding, the couple’s proverbial champagne flutes will be full to the brim with appreciation. In the spirit of this gratitude, many ...

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The Modern Day Girlfriend Fiancé

Arianna Thomopolous, founder of The Modern Day Girlfriend, partners with The Knot to share wedding inspiration. Arianna Thomopolous’ blog, The Modern Day Girlfriend, has been a go-to for any advice that a sister out there might need: friendship, fashion, careers and, of course, romance. From pet-friendly travel to online dating hacks, Arianna’s been the girl with the answers. So, when she announced her engagement in December, she got a new topic ...

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Lady Gaga–Born to be a Shining Star

How music and performing have always been the beacon in Lady Gaga’s life She’s a pop star. She’s a movie star. She’s a superstar to legions of fans who vibe with her experimental style, her outspoken message, her honesty, her individual expression. She is Lady Gaga and in the ten years since she launched her first album The Fame, her star is shining just as bright if not brighter. When asked ...

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Amber Thayer and Jewelry with Soul

Los Angeles based jewelry designer Amber Thayer launched Amber Thayer Beverly Hills in 2008 after touring the world with then rocker-husband KISS guitarist, Tommy Thayer. She has since run her private atelier from her home in Los Angeles, California. This native Texan’s first collection presented looks composed of large, bold materials and delicate tassel skirts, fastened together with various methods of braiding, metal work, crochet, and macramé. In the winter of 2011, Amber met Nancy Cooke de Herrera, who guided Amber through a ...

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Bi-Coastal Beauty

If there was a revival of Dawson’s Creek (we wish!), Katie Holmes could justify playing her same character, Joey Potter, with nary a lick of makeup to cover up for the 13 years that have passed since the season finale. As much as we would love to see that, we would have to admit to envying the state of her fresh-faced skin every time we watch. She might come by her ...

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Christie Brinkley

A Lifetime of Beauty Is there nothing this woman can’t do? Christie Brinkley is a supermodel, actress, author, artist, entrepreneur, environmentalist and humanitarian—just to name a few. Oh yes and she looks so good doing all of it. What’s most amazing is we get the feeling that she’s just as beautiful on the inside as she is out. A supermodel who hit the word wide scene in the late 1970s when she ...

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