Cate Blanchett and David O. Russell are honored for their outstanding work in film at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival; Elizabeth Banks, Will Ferrell, Morgan Freeman, and a slew of others hit The LEGO Movie premiere; Julie Delpy, Dermot Mulroney, Vince Gilligan, and more attend the 2014 Writers Guild Awards—catch up on the top events of the weekend in this edition of Last Night's Parties.
Stylish shades are just about as important a daily element to one's look here in sun-showered L.A. as any article of clothing, and we believe there's no such thing as owning too many. Having options to fit your mood or ensemble is always a plus, and this season brings a whole new crop of styles to choose from thanks to an array of exciting designer collaborations. From Lou Reed's last collaboration with Illesteva to Linda Farrow's creative partnership with The Row, get ready to update your eyewear with a look at the design forces teaming up to create shades perfect for spring and summer 2014.
[Photo via RnR] Still need to figure out where you'll be cheering on the Seahawks or the Broncos while eating yourself into an utter oblivion on Sunday? Look no further, for we've done the recon and found some of the best Super Bowl viewing parties in town to spend this holiest of national holidays. Carry out your duty as an American on Sunday by parking yourself in front of multiple HD plasmas with as much beer, wings, and deep fried fare as you can handle at one of these Super Bowl XLVIII fiestas.
Molly Sims, Jordana Brewster, Cobie Smulders, and other fashionable stars hit the launch of Haney Pret-a-Couture hosted by Net-A-Porter.com; Jessica Alba celebrates The Honest Company's second birthday; Orlando Bloom, Moby, and Jeffrey Deitch join a mix of artists, collectors and tastemakers at the VIP Opening Night party for the this year's Art Los Angeles Contemporary art fair—catch up on Wednesday and Thursday's top happenings around town with this installment of Last Night's Parties.
We don't know if the Seahawks or the Broncos will be victorious at this weekend's Super Bowl XLVIII, but we do know Bruno Mars will likely put forth a winning performance. We commend Pepsi's choice of performer as Super Bowl halftime shows have a tendency to be uniquely horrifying mashups of pop culture that are as awkward and uncomfortable to watch as they are compelling for their overwhelming awfulness. How bad could they really be? Let us count the ways. Following up yesterday's bottom five on our list with Part 1, we bring you our top five of the 10 most ridiculous Super Bowl Halftime Shows ever, from Bryan Boitano gracefully figure skating on the fifty yard line to M.I.A. flipping America the bird, and of course nipplegate.
Justin Timberlake, Steven Tyler, Britney Spears, 2001 Super Bowl [via]
We don't know if the Broncos or the Seahawks will be victorious at this weekend's Super Bowl XLVIII, but we do know Bruno Mars will probably put forth a winning performance. We commend Pepsi's choice of performer as Super Bowl halftime shows have a tendency to be uniquely horrifying mashups of pop culture that are as awkward and uncomfortable to watch as they are compelling for their overwhelming awfulness. How bad could they really be? Let us count the ways. Here are five of the top 10 most ridiculous Super Bowl Halftime Shows ever, from Prince passionately stroking his "guitar" to N'SYNC trying to rap with Aerosmith. Yes, yes they did.
Blue Plate Oysterette's famous Lobster Roll and RivaBella's Lasagne Nonna Elvira shown above are just two of the delicious entree offerings in this winter edition of dineLA's Restaurant Week. You have until Friday to swoop in on the incredible deals for killer multi-course meals at the city's finest dining establishments and we urge you to feast it up. So do yourself a favor and check out our guide to the best dineLA restaurants to hit while you still can. Your wallet and taste buds will be ever so grateful. More»
Last night, a slew of Hollywood's best dressed ladies stepped out in exceptional style to support a very worthy cause at the Hollywood Stands Up To Cancer Benefit. With event chairs Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth, it's no surprise they were able to wrangle an A-list group of guests to help raise funds for Stand Up To Cancer's research programs. From floral jumpsuits to leather dresses, click through to see who rocked our top seven looks of the night (plus where to score the styles!) in today's Best Dressed Guests.
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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.