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Arts & Entertainment

Priority Access at Frieze Art Fair for BH Residents
The “Peace and Love” sculpture in Beverly Gardens Park will soon be complimented by a temporary sculpture garden as part of Frieze Week in Beverly Hills. Photo by Carl Robinette

Priority Access at Frieze Art Fair for BH Residents

“Maybe we look at either free or heavily discounted admission for Beverly Hills residents,” said Mirisch at the October meeting.

Jacqueline Avant, Philanthropist and Long-Time Resident, Shot and Killed

Jacqueline Avant, Philanthropist and Long-Time Resident, Shot and Killed

Beverly Hills Ballerinas

Beverly Hills Ballerinas

After two long years, the sugarplum dreams for Beverly Hills ballerinas Jenne and Elle Shim are alive again. Sisters Jenne (14) and Elle (12) will share the stage with a total of 67 pre-professional dancers plus guest artists in Westside Ballet of Santa Monica’s production of “The Nutcracker,” which returns to The Broad Stage in Santa Monica Thanksgiving Weekend.

American Cinematheque Honors Scarlett Johansson at The Beverly Hilton

American Cinematheque Honors Scarlett Johansson at The Beverly Hilton

On Nov 18, The American Cinematheque hosted the 35th Annual American Cinematheque Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel honoring Scarlett Johansson and Participant.

Local Teen Turns Cubes into Art

Local Teen Turns Cubes into Art

When Beverly Hills teen artist, The Cubist, told her mom she needed 100 Rubik’s Cubes for an art project, her mom was skeptical.

Electrifying Your Holiday Wish List

Electrifying Your Holiday Wish List

“May you live in interesting times.” Based on your age and where you went to school, that phrase can mean several different things. But it’s used here to reflect that we are on the cusp of a new age, a time when “electric car” or even “hybrid” doesn’t mean “counterculture” or “eco-freak” or any of the many slightly pejorative connections which these cars may have had in the past.

Home Design in Style

Home Design in Style

During the last 18 months our world has changed: jobs, families and the way in which we use our homes.

Visions of the Future Finds Silver Lining in Art

Visions of the Future Finds Silver Lining in Art

The economic impacts of COVID-19 are still reflected in the many empty storefronts in Beverly Hills.

Iconic Avedon Prints on Display in Beverly Hills

Iconic Avedon Prints on Display in Beverly Hills

McLeod said that the collection is currently for sale, though she would not disclose the price. Visitors must show proof of vaccination and are required to wear a mask.

Shooshani Project Honored with Architectural Award

Shooshani Project Honored with Architectural Award

Beverly Hills resident and former Planning Commissioner Joe Shooshani and architect Michele Saee of Saee Studio received the Innovation and Technology in the Built Environment Award at the Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) Architectural Awards on Oct. 26.

City Council Asks Frieze LA for a Name Change

City Council Asks Frieze LA for a Name Change

“I think if the ask is of Beverly Hills, then obviously, we should get more recognition for that,” said Councilmember Lester Friedman.

Jaime Lee Curtis Interviews Rep. Adam Schiff About Memoir

Jaime Lee Curtis Interviews Rep. Adam Schiff About Memoir

The representative, whose district stretches from part of West Hollywood to Pasadena, played a pivotal role in the opposition to President Donald Trump, leading the prosecution in Trump’s first impeachment trial.

Holocaust Museum Receives Funds for Expansion

Holocaust Museum Receives Funds for Expansion

The Holocaust Museum LA received $2.5 million in state funding on Oct. 21 that will support construction of the museum’s new learning center pavilion.

Beverly Hills Art Show is Back

Beverly Hills Art Show is Back

“People were definitely eager to get back to this event,” Beesen told the Courier. “It’s a community favorite. It’s very popular. It draws people from all over Southern California and we have artists from all over the nation. So it does attract quite a big crowd.”

Petersen Automotive Museum Showcasing James Bond Vehicles

Petersen Automotive Museum Showcasing James Bond Vehicles

I was lucky enough to have a pre-opening private preview of the newest exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum, an incredible display of over 20 screen-used vehicles from many James Bond 007 films over the past six decades.

Frieze LA Coming To Beverly Hills

Frieze LA Coming To Beverly Hills

Frieze Los Angeles art fair is moving to Beverly Hills in February 2022 from its previous location at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.

Noteworthy New Dining Venues in Beverly Hills

Noteworthy New Dining Venues in Beverly Hills

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening Events

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Opening Events

The event raised more than $11 million for the museum dedicated to the arts, sciences, and artists of moviemaking. As Spike Lee noted, “This is not just a museum for Los Angeles but for the world.”

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Officially Opens

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Officially Opens

It also includes an immersive experience offering guests a chance to step onto the stage of the Dolby Theater and accept a genuine Oscar. Unfortunately, the 15-second event does not leave much time for delivering an acceptance speech.

Official Reopening of The Academy Museum on Sept. 30

Official Reopening of The Academy Museum on Sept. 30

Previews and celebrations are underway for the official reopening of The Academy Museum on Sept. 30. The Courier will feature all the Museum highlights plus an exclusive look at all the opening festivities in our Oct. 1 and Oct. 8 issues. Photo by Josh White courtesy of the Academy Museum Foundation

Crewes to Transition to New Role at The Wallis

Crewes to Transition to New Role at The Wallis

“It has been a once in a lifetime opportunity to serve as Artistic Director of The Wallis,” said Crewes.

Emmy Pre-Party Honors Billy Porter

Emmy Pre-Party Honors Billy Porter

Additional VIP attending the seated dinner and live auction with live auction with Christie’s included Jacqueline Bisset, Christine Chiu, Paris Jackson, Rita Ora, Rodney Peete, Darren Star, Quinn Tivey, Justin Tranter, Taika Waititi, Laela Wilding, Naomi Wilding, and Tarquin Wilding.

Sing for Hope Success

Sing for Hope Success

The Courier has noticed a steady stream of visitors and residents playing, interacting with and photographing the pianos. Now, the pianos move on to permanent residences in public schools across the greater Los Angeles area, where they will no doubt be enjoyed for years to come. 

GRoW! at The Wallis Offers Fall Courses for Adults

GRoW! at The Wallis Offers Fall Courses for Adults

No prior artistic experience necessary. Oct. 6 through Dec. 22, “Beyond Words” course will be offered, where participants will be taught skills to access and awaken their creativity, build a creative community, and explore creative writing, photography, music, and collage. 

Beverly Hills Art Show Returns Oct. 16-17

Beverly Hills Art Show Returns Oct. 16-17

Now in its 48th year, the Beverly Hills Art Show was reinvented in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The show took on a hybrid format in an effort to stay connected to the community and continue to offer the much-anticipated annual event that community members have come to expect and enjoy.  

Piano Profile: Chaz Guest

Piano Profile: Chaz Guest

Beverly Hills Commissioners Serve as City’s ‘Eyes and Ears’

Beverly Hills Commissioners Serve as City’s ‘Eyes and Ears’

With so much shuffling around, city residents may wonder who these commissioners are, what they do, and how to join their ranks. 

LA Artist Brings “Succulent Garden” Piano to City Hall

LA Artist Brings “Succulent Garden” Piano to City Hall

Mui Ito said she had a “full-circle moment” after adorning her piano with a garden of succulent plants, which to her represent color, vitality, and resilience in a difficult time. She named the piano “Lola,” after the rosebud-shaped succulent variety that is her favorite. 

Concerts on Canon Continue on Aug. 19

Concerts on Canon Continue on Aug. 19

This popular, free outdoor entertainment series takes place every Thursday from now through Sept. 9, with two 45-minute musical sets at 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.

Concerts on Canon Return

Concerts on Canon Return

“We have been so eager to perform for a live audience for two years now,” he told the Courier. “Without an audience, there’s no feedback, there’s no energy.”

Beverly Hills Holocaust Survivor Immortalized Through Hologram Technology

Beverly Hills Holocaust Survivor Immortalized Through Hologram Technology

“I was born in a town called Uzhorod, in Czechoslovakia. I had a wonderful childhood, as I said before. I had lovely parents and I never needed anything that I couldn’t get, and we were sort of a little bit maybe freer than the Jewish religious children, and we could afford and we could do the things that were fun.”

Sing for Hope  Pianos Debut

Sing for Hope Pianos Debut

The Sing for Hope Piano program began in New York City over 10 years ago. The program describes itself as the “country’s largest annual recurring public arts project” with the goal of democratizing music.

Piano Profiles: Yalda Sepahpour

Piano Profiles: Yalda Sepahpour

“You see stuff on the news and it’s just not everything. Until you go and see it, until you live there [and] you see the beauty of the country, as well.”

LGBTQ Pioneer and Live Nation Executive Killed in  Surfside Collapse

LGBTQ Pioneer and Live Nation Executive Killed in Surfside Collapse

“She was also so proud of the multiple sponsorship deals she secured for Live Nation, which were massive, unique and extremely complex in structure,” Rosslyn said. 

Sing for Hope Artists Revealed

Sing for Hope Artists Revealed

“The arts play a key role in uplifting and inspiring people of all ages,” Camille Zamora, Sing For Hope co-founder, said in a statement.

Outdoors For Now, The Wallis Plans A Full New Season In October

Outdoors For Now, The Wallis Plans A Full New Season In October

It’s been a long, hard road for The Wallis this past International Year of Unplanning. In March 2020, Al Pacino performed to a sold-out crowd at the indoor Goldsmith Stage.

Visions of the Future in Beverly Hills

Visions of the Future in Beverly Hills

On July 14, a dedication ceremony celebrated a new art pop-up featuring artist James Goldcrown at 455 N. Canon Drive.

Sing for Hope Preview

Sing for Hope Preview

The Courier obtained an early preview, sitting down with artist Chaz Guest as he began painting a piano with his comic book character Buffalo Warrior, the first superhero “born in the cotton fields.

Ringo Starr’s Birthday Wish for “Peace & Love” Around  the World

Ringo Starr’s Birthday Wish for “Peace & Love” Around the World

Happy Birthday Ringo and all the best and brightest wishes! Thanks to you, our world is a better place!

Beverly Hills Tour d’Elegance Brings Smiles Along the Route

Beverly Hills Tour d’Elegance Brings Smiles Along the Route

A Theater Without Walls at The Wallis

A Theater Without Walls at The Wallis

“I’ve always been drawn to projects that shake things up and look at physical spaces in a new way, which is where this idea began,” said Crewes.

Writers Bloc Discusses Jewish Female Freedom Fighters

Writers Bloc Discusses Jewish Female Freedom Fighters

Batalion offers her 576-page book as an answer to those questions—an answer that Grossman described as “one of the most inspiring and astonishing chronicles of collective courage I’ve ever read.”

Tour d’Elegance is Coming to Beverly Hills on Father’s Day

Tour d’Elegance is Coming to Beverly Hills on Father’s Day

This historic drive begins at 10 a.m on June 20. The parade route travels up San Vicente Boulevard and turns left (west) on Burton Way.

Commission Plans Summer of Art in  Beverly Hills

Commission Plans Summer of Art in Beverly Hills

The city and The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts have each contributed $50,000 to fund the Sing for Hope project.

“Sing for Hope” Celebration Planned for Aug. 5 – Sept. 6 in  Beverly Hills

“Sing for Hope” Celebration Planned for Aug. 5 – Sept. 6 in Beverly Hills

The one-of-a-kind public arts project places artist-designed pianos in parks and public spaces for anyone and everyone to play.

June 21 is “Make Music Day” in Beverly Hills

June 21 is “Make Music Day” in Beverly Hills

The City of Beverly Hills will make its debut as a new member of “Make Music Day,” by hosting a number of activities:

City of Style: Beverly Hills Shows Off  its Public Art

City of Style: Beverly Hills Shows Off its Public Art

Beverly Hills certainly understands the power of art, its ability to stimulate, entertain, and enhance. Long known for its public and private support for the arts, Beverly Hills is committed to providing access to diverse public artworks.

THE BEVERLY HILLS “IDOL”

THE BEVERLY HILLS “IDOL”

The Courier’s Lisa Bloch sat down with Lionel Richie to talk about his music, his passions and his life experiences.

Open Call for Artists to Design “Sing for Hope” Pianos

Open Call for Artists to Design “Sing for Hope” Pianos

The Sing for Hope Pianos will be displayed throughout parks and public spaces in Beverly Hills.

LACMA Modern Art Returns

LACMA Modern Art Returns

The galleries have been redesigned in collaboration with Frank O. Gehry and Associates, and the presentation includes new interpretive texts, six thematic audio tours, a 30-minute film drawn from LACMA’s exhibition archives, and a collection soundtrack. The new presentation is curated by Stephanie Barron, Senior Curator and Department Head of Modern Art, and Katia Zavistovski, Assistant Curator of Modern Art.

Tower Cancer Research  Foundation Raises Close to  $1 Million Dollars

Tower Cancer Research Foundation Raises Close to $1 Million Dollars

Dr. Hamburg also serves as the longtime and dedicated President of Tower Cancer Research Foundation.  The Tower community came together in an overwhelming show of generosity and support, raising over $940,000 and the foundation expects to meet its $1,000,000 Gala goal in the next several days.

New Details Announced for  Beverly Hills Tour d’Elegance

New Details Announced for Beverly Hills Tour d’Elegance

City officials are clearly pleased that legendary events are returning, albeit in a slightly different format. 

Josh Flagg Throws a Beverly Hills Bash to Honor Nikki Haskell

Josh Flagg Throws a Beverly Hills Bash to Honor Nikki Haskell

People were certainly in the mood to celebrate. “I think everyone is thrilled to finally not have a mask on and go out for the first party of the year,” said Flagg.

Beverly Hills Students Perform in Westside Ballet Workshop

Beverly Hills Students Perform in Westside Ballet Workshop

Both Shim sisters will perform in newly choreographed numbers. Sixth-grader Elle will dance in “Les Petites Étoiles,” Mozart’s charming piano composition of “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star,” a new piece choreographed by Associate Artistic Director Caprice Walker and featuring the pre-professional performance company’s younger dancers, to be accompanied by live piano. 

Commission Discusses Beverly Hills Public Art Projects

Commission Discusses Beverly Hills Public Art Projects

“I’ve got some great news for Tom Friedman,” Patty Acuna, Interim Assistant Director of Community Services, said. Friedman’s piece, “Takeaway,” is a 12-foot-tall stainless-steel sculpture of a man with takeout food boxes balanced on his head in Beverly Gardens Park.

Major Appointments at the Skirball

Major Appointments at the Skirball

Additionally, the Center has named Reuben J. Sanchez as Chief Financial Officer and Pamela Kohanchi as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. 

Beverly Hills Tour D’Elegance Set for June 20

Beverly Hills Tour D’Elegance Set for June 20

The procession is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. and last one hour. Following the rally, the Tour d’Elegance will conclude with a brief presentation in front of City Hall honoring the top cars and drivers. 

Producer Chuck Fries Dies at 92

Producer Chuck Fries Dies at 92

Fries pioneered the television movie genre at Metromedia Productions in the ‘70s (with over 30 movies for TV and nine television series) and then mastered with his own independent production and distribution company, Fries Entertainment. 

It’s Spring Art Show Time in Beverly Hills

It’s Spring Art Show Time in Beverly Hills

“We are excited to showcase a few amazing Art Show artists in Master Class workshops,” said Brooke Putich, Art Show Coordinator and Arts & Culture Recreation Supervisor for the City of Beverly Hills.

Pianos to Sing for Hope in Beverly Hills this Summer

Pianos to Sing for Hope in Beverly Hills this Summer

“We definitely want the business district in this,” Vice Chair, Deborah Frank, said at the meeting. “We’re forming a committee and we’re going to specifically target underwriters for this entire event. That’s our goal. To support it with fundraising as we did for the Visions in Light: Windows on the Wallis.”

Applications Open for  Beverly Hills National Auditions

Applications Open for Beverly Hills National Auditions

Auditions are open to professional musicians from age 16. Each candidate must be able to present a one-hour recital program without intermission.

Installation Underway for  Alexandra Nechita Bronze

Installation Underway for Alexandra Nechita Bronze

One of five towering figure sculptures produced by Nechita, “Love Anatomy” depicts a stylized female figure in the artist’s signature neo-modernist manner. 

The Easter Scene in Beverly Hills

The Easter Scene in Beverly Hills

Tucked away in Beverly Glenn Canyon, nine-time Grammy-winner, Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Grill might be a famous jazz-supper club but they have also recently launched a jazzy Sunday brunch on the patio just in time for Easter.

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures To Debut Virtual  Programming

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures To Debut Virtual Programming

Movies will come home to the new museum. And they will do so in an immersive, dynamic format befitting a medium that has captured the world’s imagination since the latter part of the 19th century.

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to Host Virtual Event

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to Host Virtual Event

“One Survivor Remembers” relates  Klein’s harrowing story of survival, both before and after the war. Home Box Office and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum co-produced the documentary film, which was awarded both an Emmy and an Academy Award. 

A Trio of McLarens The Three Ami – GOES

A Trio of McLarens The Three Ami – GOES

Lady Gaga’s Friend Shot, Dogs Stolen

Lady Gaga’s Friend Shot, Dogs Stolen

A high-profile dog theft took place Wednesday night when a man shot a dog walker and absconded with two French bulldogs belonging to musician Lady Gaga.

The Wallis Announces Two First Time Endowments

The Wallis Announces Two First Time Endowments

“Philanthropic investments of this magnitude speak to the dedication of our Wallis Family members and the priority they give The Wallis as a cornerstone institution of our community and a bright hope for our future,” said Wallis Executive Director and CEO Rachel Fine in a statement.

First International African Contemporary Art Gallery Opens on Melrose

First International African Contemporary Art Gallery Opens on Melrose

Since its inception, Rele has served as a critical interface between the art world in Africa and the international sphere. The original gallery in Lagos has become the leading space for contemporary art and artist development in Nigeria.

Beverly Hills Road closures planned for Golden Globes

Beverly Hills Road closures planned for Golden Globes

All residential streets will remain open; however, various streets will be posted with no-parking signs. For more information on the complete list of closures, please visit beverlyhills.org/goldenglobes.

Dining for Valentines and Presidents

Dining for Valentines and Presidents

Despite the current restrictions, there have been crowds on Canon Drive and customers waiting online at many of the popular standbys. It’s clear that people want to be out experiencing a change of scenery and mingling a little with the community. Here are some options, from casual outings to date night dressy. 

“Love Anatomy” on BH  Commission Agenda

“Love Anatomy” on BH Commission Agenda

“I’m also super proud to be part of the Burton Way Median project. I think it parallels so much of the messaging of this piece. We kind of assign this idea of love to people and to humans, but really, that’s exactly a fraction of it. And that’s what the sculpture represents. Love for your space, love for your city and love for your community. It’s greater and bigger than just love shared between two people.”

Creative Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Creative Ideas for Valentine’s Day

For a floral pièce de resistance, add a one-of-a-kind hand-blown vase from Saban Glass. Owner and philanthropist Cheryl Saban handcrafts the works of art in over 22 colors at her local studio. After taking a recreational class and falling in love with the artistic process of glass blowing, Saban’s “hobby” became a full-time endeavor with partial sales from her highly sought-after works of art supporting various charities.

Part 2 of 2: Rabbi Steve Leder on His New Bestseller

Part 2 of 2: Rabbi Steve Leder on His New Bestseller

The other beautiful thing about memory is that it enables us to round the sharp edges and leave behind what we choose to forget. This is where the book title comes from.

Beverly Hills High Graduate  Featured in Art Exhibit

Beverly Hills High Graduate Featured in Art Exhibit

Abrahams’ painting chosen by the AP Art and Design Board is titled “Adam and Eve,” inspired by the creation narrative in the Book of Genesis.

Rabbi Steve Leder on His New Bestseller—A Courier Conversation

Rabbi Steve Leder on His New Bestseller—A Courier Conversation

“If we have one miracle to make our own, one strength to choose—let it be the strength to turn curses into blessings, to learn joy from sadness and life from death.”

Justin Bieber NYE Concert Shoot in Beverly Hills

Justin Bieber NYE Concert Shoot in Beverly Hills

Singer Justin Bieber has been practicing for a New Year’s Eve performance in front of the Beverly Hilton Hotel. “T-Mobile Presents: NYE Live with Justin Bieber” will stream live this evening at 7:15 p.m. PST and re-air twice on New Year’s Day.

Limited Edition of New Ringo Starr Book Available

Limited Edition of New Ringo Starr Book Available

In time to celebrate the new year, Starr has also released a new song,  “Here’s to the Nights,” from his upcoming EP Zoom In, set to arrive March 19th, 2021.

The Gifting Scene in Beverly Hills

The Gifting Scene in Beverly Hills

It’s been a challenging year and with stores open at only 20 percent capacity, shopping could also be tricky this holiday season as well.

Holiday Dining Scene – Who is Open, What’s on the Menu and How to Book

Holiday Dining Scene – Who is Open, What’s on the Menu and How to Book

When you need a break but can’t leave town, these debut dining ventures all evoke a strong sense of place and a much-needed dose of escapism.

Visions in Light: Windows on The Wallis Open Now

Visions in Light: Windows on The Wallis Open Now

The City of Beverly Hills and Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts have teamed up with TZ Projects to launch “Visions in Light: Windows on The Wallis.”

FEATURE INTERVIEW – RINGO STARR – A Rare Conversation

FEATURE INTERVIEW – RINGO STARR – A Rare Conversation

I send peace and love to everyone having a hard time or feeling lonely. It is a tough time, but we all have to get through this together.

Beverly Hills High School Livestreams “Hamlet”

Beverly Hills High School Livestreams “Hamlet”

Senior Max Love told the Courier he has “studied Shakespeare for three years in anticipation of playing his dream role,” the lead in Hamlet.

Beverly Hills’ Best Bakeries for Holiday Cakes and Pies

Beverly Hills’ Best Bakeries for Holiday Cakes and Pies

Who doesn’t love a colorful, bite-size French confection?

Visions in Light: Windows on The Wallis Opens Nov. 19

Visions in Light: Windows on The Wallis Opens Nov. 19

The show is part of the Embrace & Celebrate Culture initiative, a new Citywide inter-Commission collaboration to celebrate diversity and create a greater culture of inclusion, equity and belonging in the City of Beverly Hills.

Vintage Clothing in High Demand in Beverly Hills

Vintage Clothing in High Demand in Beverly Hills

“People don’t have anywhere to go, but it’s still an investment,” she told the Courier. 

Beverly Hills Announces New  Inter-Commission Collaborative

Beverly Hills Announces New Inter-Commission Collaborative

Arts & Culture Commissioner Deborah Frank pointed out the groundbreaking nature of the new collaboration.

Halloween Events and Safety: Drive-Thru or Drive-In

Halloween Events and Safety: Drive-Thru or Drive-In

To add more intrigue, the trail was specifically selected by producer, director and actress Amber Benson, known for her portrayal of Tara Maclay on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

New Mural Brightens Up  Beverly Hills

New Mural Brightens Up Beverly Hills

Hoogveld created the mural this week in approximately five days.

Beverly Hills Small Businesses Are Resilient

Beverly Hills Small Businesses Are Resilient

“We are trying to survive but we only have room for seven tables outside,” owner Saeyoung (aka Sara) told the Courier. 

Beverly Hills Art Show Goes  Virtual

Beverly Hills Art Show Goes Virtual

“The beloved Beverly Hills Art Show is a community favorite that has drawn crowds of 40,000 over the two-day weekend, pre-COVID-19.

Petersen Automotive Museum Gala Raises Record Funds

Petersen Automotive Museum Gala Raises Record Funds

“Our 26th Annual Gala Celebration was our most successful gala to date,” said Petersen Automotive Museum Executive Director Terry L. Karges.

Fashion-Themed Holiday Décor Proposed for Rodeo Drive

Fashion-Themed Holiday Décor Proposed for Rodeo Drive

“If you are a fan of fashion and appreciate glamour, this allows you to dream and be anywhere you want to be,” she said.

Beverly Hills Courier Fall Fashion Style Magazine

Beverly Hills Courier Fall Fashion Style Magazine

The Courier’s Fall Fashion Style Magazine features exclusive interviews and fashion previews, trends from the (virtual) N.Y. runways, insights from L.A.’s hottest stylists and more.

Fashion Forward

Fashion Forward

Red Carpets, press junkets, award shows and production schedules have all changed. But, fashion abides. The Courier spoke to two of the town’s hottest stylists about trends, predictions and adapting to the new normal. 

A Fashion Phenom in Beverly Hills

A Fashion Phenom in Beverly Hills

From Compton to Couture. From learning in sweat shops to presenting on the biggest Fashion Week runways around the world, Johana Hernandez is a Latinx millennial sensation.

Exercise, Wellness and Pampering has Taken to the Rooftops

Exercise, Wellness and Pampering has Taken to the Rooftops

You can also arrange a class with Natural Pilates of Brentwood who has set up their outdoor studio in the parking lot with tents. “It’s a beautiful and welcoming atmosphere that their clients and our guests have really enjoyed,” Clark told the Courier. “They are also hosting a yoga retreat in October.”

On the Roof in Beverly Hills and Beyond

On the Roof in Beverly Hills and Beyond

If smokey mezcal margaritas are on your mind, and you like the idea of cocktails that give back, Madre Oaxacan & Mezcaleria (with three locations in L.A., including West Hollywood), will be in residence at Terra every Thursday in September.  The rooftop lounge at Eataly Westfield Century City, is serving three of Madre’s most popular cocktails to go along with the restaurant’s Italian fare from 5-9 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from each drink sold will be donated to Restaurants Care, which provides financial relief to restaurant workers all across California. 

Labor Day – New in Beverly Hills and Beyond

Labor Day – New in Beverly Hills and Beyond

Michelin-star Chef Brendan Collins of Fia in Santa Monica has gone back to his British roots with Market Tavern at the Original Farmers Market.

Beverly Hills Pivots to Parklets and Hotel Offices

Beverly Hills Pivots to Parklets and Hotel Offices

The hotel sees this as a stepping-stone solution. “We certainly hope that we can all return to more ‘normal’ operations sooner rather than later, but if the need for this service remains, we are here to provide it,” added Velasquez.

Zoom and Micro-Weddings, Beverly Hills Style

Zoom and Micro-Weddings, Beverly Hills Style

For Jason Rhee, owner of the Rheefined Company based in Los Angeles, “A micro-wedding does not have to be a micro-effort. This is the best opportunity for you to be really personal without having the concern of who will you offend or have to courtesy invite,” Rhee told the Courier.

Beverly Hills High  Student Wins  Beauty Pageant

Beverly Hills High Student Wins Beauty Pageant

Beverly Hills High School student Alana Morgan was crowned Miss California Teen USA on Aug. 9.

George Christy 1927-2020

George Christy 1927-2020

Philanthropist Wendy Goldberg, told the Courier that Christy “had one of the brightest, clearest minds of anybody I’ve ever known.

Getaway for a Day, Close to Beverly Hills

Getaway for a Day, Close to Beverly Hills

If you’re craving a more urban atmosphere, missed during your annual culture trip to New York, downtown L.A. has new skyline offerings.

New Outdoor Dining Concepts in Beverly Hills and Beyond

New Outdoor Dining Concepts in Beverly Hills and Beyond

In collaboration with Nocking Point Wines, Malin also launched Getaway Rosé on Aug. 1, an all-day wine for summer picnics, relaxing poolside, or simply dreaming of your next getaway.

Taking Care of Your Back During the COVID-19 Crisis

Taking Care of Your Back During the COVID-19 Crisis

Quick fixes include setting up a high bar area or stack of books at home so you can stand while working on your laptop. “You just have to think outside the box when you’re at home since it’s not healthy to sit all day,” said Perry.

Concerts on Canon and  Greystone Performances  Available on BHTV Channel 10

Concerts on Canon and Greystone Performances Available on BHTV Channel 10

In addition to “Concerts on Canon,” a new performance series is emanating from the recently restored 1928 historic Greystone Theatre at Greystone Mansion & Gardens.

Picnicking in Beverly Hills and Beyond

Picnicking in Beverly Hills and Beyond

If a drive up the coast sounds more appealing, the dog-friendly Leo Carrillo State Park in Malibu near the county line is about 28 miles from Santa Monica. The area is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. and is first-come, first served unless you make a reservation for a campground spot.

California Dreaming

California Dreaming

California is blessed with this history of garden influences that allow us to mix and match as needed, along with a climate that has welcomed an influx of plant species from around the globe.

The Health Scene: Nourishing Meal Delivery Services

The Health Scene: Nourishing Meal Delivery Services

“People like to cook at home but during this pandemic, people just want to keep it easy and have healthy food come to them,” said Arellanes. 

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Announces  Six New Trustees

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Announces Six New Trustees

“We are thrilled to welcome these six remarkable leaders to our board of trustees,” said Ron Meyer, board chair and vice chairman of NBCUniversal.

Virtual Programming Draws Audiences to The Wallis During  COVID-19

Virtual Programming Draws Audiences to The Wallis During COVID-19

Directed by Joel Zwick, Felder’s dramatic journey into the great German composer’s life will include a bounty of music by Ludwig van Beethoven, including excerpts from “Moonlight Sonata.”

Beverly Hills Loses One of its Own: Carl Reiner Dies at 98

Beverly Hills Loses One of its Own: Carl Reiner Dies at 98

One Beverly Hills Launches Application Process

One Beverly Hills Launches Application Process

At the turn of the 20th century, the tract that is now the dynamic corner of Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards was farmland. In the early 1920s, it housed a nursery that supplied the palm trees and other vegetation that eventually created the City landscape. 

Plant Names Are Long, But Full of Spirit

Plant Names Are Long, But Full of Spirit

Rodeo Drive Launches Historic Podcast

Rodeo Drive Launches Historic Podcast

Mind Body and Soil — Improving Your Life Through the Garden

Mind Body and Soil — Improving Your Life Through the Garden

What Does Your Garden Want To Be When It Grows Up?

What Does Your Garden Want To Be When It Grows Up?

The Wallis Announces Artist-in-Residence

The Wallis Announces Artist-in-Residence

Do-It-Yourself Home Improvement On the Rise

Do-It-Yourself Home Improvement On the Rise

The Wallis Receives California Arts Council Grant

The Wallis Receives California Arts Council Grant

Celebrities Zoom for Good in Beverly Hills

Celebrities Zoom for Good in Beverly Hills

Create a Bedroom Oasis During the COVID-19 Crisis

Create a Bedroom Oasis During the COVID-19 Crisis

Galleries and Museums Go Virtual

Galleries and Museums Go Virtual

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One Night Only: Al Pacino at The Wallis

One Night Only: Al Pacino at The Wallis

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Independent Spirit Awards

Independent Spirit Awards

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Webster Opens at Beverly Center

Webster Opens at Beverly Center

The Future is Perfect in Trousdale

The Future is Perfect in Trousdale

Martyn Lawrence Bullard Puts His Stamp on Hollywood History

Martyn Lawrence Bullard Puts His Stamp on Hollywood History

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Louis Vuitton Partners with Frieze for House’s Objets Nomades

Louis Vuitton Partners with Frieze for House’s Objets Nomades

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The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Gears up for December Opening

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Gears up for December Opening

Vanity Fair After Party and Backstage at the Oscars

Vanity Fair After Party and Backstage at the Oscars

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Betty Boop Book Launch at Via Alloro

Betty Boop Book Launch at Via Alloro

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G’Day USA Benefit at Beverly Wilshire

G’Day USA Benefit at Beverly Wilshire

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An Art Advisor’s Guide to Art Fairs

An Art Advisor’s Guide to Art Fairs

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Golden Globes Red Carpet

Golden Globes Red Carpet

Mural Unveiling Set for Jan. 12

Mural Unveiling Set for Jan. 12

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Living the Luxe Life With Efrem Harkham

Living the Luxe Life With Efrem Harkham

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American Ballet Theatre

American Ballet Theatre

“Entanglements” Now on View at Marc Selwyn Fine Art

“Entanglements” Now on View at Marc Selwyn Fine Art

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From Motown Legends to WildAid Heroes, Comedy Gold and New Rooftops on Sunset

From Motown Legends to WildAid Heroes, Comedy Gold and New Rooftops on Sunset

More from the Courier’s Nov. 12 Launch Party

More from the Courier’s Nov. 12 Launch Party

Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Leads Visionary Women Salon

Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Leads Visionary Women Salon

The Beverly Hills Courier and Style Magazine Launch Party at The Wallis Annenberg Center for The Performing Arts.

The Beverly Hills Courier and Style Magazine Launch Party at The Wallis Annenberg Center for The Performing Arts.

WALLIS ANNENBERG A Rare Conversation With Our Community Builder and Visionary

WALLIS ANNENBERG A Rare Conversation With Our Community Builder and Visionary

“If (my father) were sitting here now, he’d probably say: make sure you don’t do it the way I did. Do it your own way. And I think that’s right.”

Women’s Guild Cedars-Sinai Annual Luncheon Honors Cindy Crawford and Elyse Walker

Women’s Guild Cedars-Sinai Annual Luncheon Honors Cindy Crawford and Elyse Walker

Can Fire Safety be Beautiful?

Can Fire Safety be Beautiful?

Gagosian’s Latest Exhibition Highlights Tectonic Disruption From Artist Tatiana Trouvé

Gagosian’s Latest Exhibition Highlights Tectonic Disruption From Artist Tatiana Trouvé

Ringo Starr’s ‘Peace and Love’ Sculpture Dedication is Saturday in Beverly Hills

Ringo Starr’s ‘Peace and Love’ Sculpture Dedication is Saturday in Beverly Hills

Rebels With a Cause Gala

Rebels With a Cause Gala

UTA Artist Space in Beverly Hills Debuts a Dark Fantasy

UTA Artist Space in Beverly Hills Debuts a Dark Fantasy

amfAR Gala at Milk Studios

amfAR Gala at Milk Studios

Michelle Stuart Highlights Extinction at Marc Selwyn Fine Art

Michelle Stuart Highlights Extinction at Marc Selwyn Fine Art

Veuve Clicquot Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Polo Classic in Los Angeles

Veuve Clicquot Celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Polo Classic in Los Angeles

The AllBright Opens Private Club on Melrose Place

The AllBright Opens Private Club on Melrose Place

Beverly Hills ArtSHOW Returns To Beverly Gardens Park This Month

Beverly Hills ArtSHOW Returns To Beverly Gardens Park This Month

Emmy Parties: Before and After the Emmy Awards

Emmy Parties: Before and After the Emmy Awards

Audi Emmy Party

Audi Emmy Party

At The Virginia Robinson Gardens

At The Virginia Robinson Gardens

Alex’s Lemonade Culinary Event Celebrates 10th Year with UCLA Bash

Alex’s Lemonade Culinary Event Celebrates 10th Year with UCLA Bash

Farrah Fawcett Foundation Holds Tex-Mex Fiesta at the Annenberg

Farrah Fawcett Foundation Holds Tex-Mex Fiesta at the Annenberg

The Taste Celebrates a Decade of Dining on the Paramount Backlot

The Taste Celebrates a Decade of Dining on the Paramount Backlot

Life is Beautiful: Mr. Brainwash Sculptures Remain after BOLD

Life is Beautiful: Mr. Brainwash Sculptures Remain after BOLD

Summer in the City: Best of BOLD and Beyond

Summer in the City: Best of BOLD and Beyond

BODYTRAFFIC Returns to The Wallis This Month For Three-Night Run Of Cutting-Edge Dance Choreography

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