[Photo via @firecine] Just because you have New Year's resolutions to get in shape doesn't mean you're confined to a gym to make it happen. In fact, you can give your body a top workout while enjoying some of the best scenery L.A. has to offer with hiking. Whether you want to explore natural beauty like Malibu waterfalls or prefer trails with 360-degree views of the city to admire the urban landscape from afar, here's a guide to some amazing hikes besides Runyon around L.A. that will help you keep your resolutions for a fitter 2014. MoreÂ»
Amy Adams, Sandra Bullock, and Matthew McConaughey are among the crowd of Hollywood's biggest movie stars at the annual Oscars Nominee Luncheon; Joel Kinnaman, Olivia Munn, Abbie Cornish, and Gary Oldman celebrate the premiere of Robocop; Cee Lo Green and Karen O perform for Jared Leto, Leonardo DiCaprio, Lupita Nyong'o, and more at The Hollywood Reporter's Nominees Nightâ€”take a peek inside yesterday's top events with this installment of Last Night's Parties.
If one of your resolutions for this year was to give back in some way, why not go shopping? Yes, as in retail therapy. Shopping is now a fantastic way to exercise your charitable side and contribute to a greater good beyond your wardrobe thanks to fashion brands that give back. Through their own programs and partnerships with charity organizations, the fashion world is planting trees, developing sustainable businesses for rural communities, giving sight to the vision-impaired, and providing shoes for children in need with every purchase. Click through to see six of our favorite fashion brands whose stylish apparel, eyewear, and jewelry will keep you looking sharp while supporting fantastic causes.
If you're in some version of a romantic relationship with a man, however loosely defined or complicated, there are likely expectations that may or may not be met on Friday and we extend godspeed to you all. To assist you in your Valentine's Day gifting woes, we've come up with some pretty kickass items the special "him" in your life, and anyone who enjoys awesome things for that matter, would probably very much like as presents. There's no reason to blow it this year when we've done the grunt work for you, so take notes and enjoy this Valentine's Day guide to really, really great gifts for him.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, and Sarah Paulson honor excellence in film at the Ace Eddie Awards; Kristen Bell, Sarah Hyland, Jane Lynch, and Darren Criss celebrate the music of Disney's Frozen; Jonah Hill, Martin Scorsese, Elisabeth Rohm, and others step out for the Art Directors Guild Excellence In Production Design Awardsâ€”catch up on the weekend's top star-studded events in this edition of Last Night's Parties.
Jessica Lange, Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Felton, and others step out to the premiere of In Secret presented by Forevermark Diamonds; Jonah Hill helps honor Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese with the Cinema Vanguard Award at the 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival; Kate Bosworth and Michael Polish are among the guests at the exclusive celebration for the Van Cleef & Arpels boutique redesignâ€”see who was out getting a head start on weekend festivities in this edition of Last Night's Parties.
Dancers, philanthropists, and supporters of the arts gathered at a stunning home in the hills last night to show support for L.A.'s own Barak Ballet and learn more about its upcoming project over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Come take a peek inside the exclusive event celebrating local arts.
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Sean MacPherson took some time out to chat with us about his new restaurant, so click through to find out why we\'re calling Margaux your new go-to in NYC.