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Penelope Cruz, Andrew Garfield and More Stars at Chanel’s Tribeca Festival Artists Dinner

The energy was as high as the seafood towers at last night’s 15th annual Tribeca Festival Artists Dinner, hosted by Chanel at famed downtown Manhattan brasserie Balthazar. The long list of luminaries in attendance on June 13 included Tribeca co-founder Robert De Niro; actresses Penelope Cruz, Tommy Dorfman, Diana Silvers, Rebecca Dayan, Dianna Agron, Whitney […]

LaQuan Smith Is Winning Over Hollywood, One “Edgy, Cool, Sexy” Catsuit at a Time

Within the past calendar year, LaQuan Smith has hosted a fashion show at the Empire State Building, been feted in Los Angeles to mark the arrival of his brand on Net-a-Porter, and dressed a bevy of stars —  Beyoncé, Rihanna, Serena Williams, Kim Kardashian, La La Anthony, Ciara, Dua Lipa and Megan Fox among them. […]

How a Soul Food Spot Became Black Hollywood’s Top Restaurant for Power Dining

There are dozens of L.A. restaurants that draw actors dining with agents and directors imbibing with studio executives. Only one, however, lays claim to an outdoor space where said guests also will do the electric slide, mid-meal, while belting out Luther Vandross. Such was the scene at Alta Adams a few months ago, when Lena […]

Next Big Thing: Nana Mensah on Her Journey From Being Pushed to Study Law to Starring in Netflix’s ‘The Chair’

Earlier this year, actress, writer and director Nana Mensah heard John Krasinski on a podcast discussing his first year in New York City as an aspiring actor. Mensah — a Connecticut native and University of Pennsylvania alum whose Ghana-born parents were adamant that she pursue law — noted some similarities between her trajectory and Krasinski’s. […]