“Dinner with Friends” is a Feast for the Playgoer

“Dinner with Friends” is a Feast for the Playgoer

Part l: Overview and reaction to the play; the venue; director’s comments; about InHouse Theatre; and recommendation Part 2: Synopsis of action of play; actors’ comments on their characters and the production; and concluding remarks. Part l: Deepak Chopra says, “In its finest moments, art offers a mirror into the soul.” This quote aptly applies to the InHouse Theatre’s unique and engrossing production of Donald Margulies’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Dinner with Friends,” currently running in…

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Divine Haute Couture

Divine Haute Couture

We were in the city of light, Paris, and it certainly was that, a city of light, and magic as well, especially when it comes to Haute Couture. Indeed, we had specifically journeyed to Paris for Haute Couture Week Autumne–Hiver 2015–2016 to join our good friend and colleague, Eleonora De Gray, who is Editor–in–Chief of Runway Magazine in Paris, for as many shows as we could attend. To our delight, Mademoiselle De Gray had secured…

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Sue Wong Receives Three Humanitarian Awards at “Coming Home with Nick Palance and Friends” Charity Benefit

Sue Wong Receives Three Humanitarian Awards at “Coming Home with Nick Palance and Friends” Charity Benefit

The golden girl of the moment, innovative and inspirational fashion designer Sue Wong, received three awards for outstanding humanitarian contributions from the California State Assembly, State Senate, and State Legislature at the “Coming Home with Nick Palance and Friends” charity benefit for social services agency OPCC, held June 28, 2015 at the Casa Del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica, California. “It was indeed a great honor and humbling experience receiving three awards,” said Ms. Wong,…

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Sue Wong’s Sweet Sweet! Launch Party

Sue Wong’s Sweet Sweet! Launch Party

On April 25, 2015 La Maison of Sue Wong launched its online boutique, featuring the fashion designs of Sue Wong and her new line of perfume, hand cream, and shower gel products, at an opening party at Sweet! Hollywood at the Art Hearts Fashion boutique. Ms. Wong also had her own line of Chardonnay on hand for the party and it flowed aplenty that night as more than two hundred guests and fans stopped by…

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Sue Wong: Fashion Designer Extraordinaire

Sue Wong: Fashion Designer Extraordinaire

The honours never stop for Sue Wong, world renowned recherché fashion designer. This time she is being recognized by Marymount University, receiving its 2015 Designer of the Year award at the school’s student fashion show on April 30, 2015. Achieving excellence is the standard by which each recipient is judged and Ms. Wong now joins an elite group of previous award winners including Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, Michael Kors, Eileen Fisher, Isabel Toledo, and…

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Sue Wong’s Eau de Parfum

Sue Wong’s Eau de Parfum

The Sue Wong Eau de Parfum is like spring itself. It is tempting, sensual, and timeless.  Indeed, I get a lot of compliments when I wear it.  For the next six months, this fragrance will be available exclusively through the official Sue Wong online boutique, which launches this week. Please note that for the next six months this fragrance is available exclusively through the official SUE WONG online boutique: www.suewong.com under SHOP. Sue Wong expounds, “I designed…

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Sue Wong’s Exotic Dream: Mythos and Goddesses

Sue Wong’s Exotic Dream: Mythos and Goddesses

Photo credits: Walter Tabayoyong, Fashion Show Photographer & Arun Nevader, Photoso of Sue Wong. A Sue Wong fashion show is not just a show, it is a theatrical production of epic proportions.  When her Fall 2015 Collection was unveiled on March 9th at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood under the title “Mythos and Goddesses,” it was as if the Greek goddess Hestia had reigned down fire from the heavens, sizzling the audience with the sheer…

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Expressionism In Germany And France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky

Expressionism In Germany And France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky

“Warning!  A collection of paintings by the obscure painter Paul Gaugin is advancing slowly towards Berlin.  Following on the idiot Van Gogh comes now Gaugin.”  Thus wrote an art critic for the magazine Die Kunst-Halle in 1905, not presciently, to say the least.  So much for critics!  But, if you are going to listen to them, we prefer the comments of another German observer:  “Van Gogh struck modern art like lightning.” Indeed, lightning will surely…

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Heaven And Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections

Heaven And Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections

At the Getty Villa: “Heaven and Earth” Exhibit is “Heaven on Earth” for the Viewer “Heaven and Earth,” at the Getty Villa in Malibu, is a truly remarkable exhibition exploring artistic and cultural aspects of the Byzantine Empire, based on objects accumulated from Greek collections.  This, however, is more than an exhibit — it is an exultation! On display for the viewer are close to 170 artworks, among which are mosaics, icons, frescoes, sculptures, manuscripts,…

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Kimberly Moore: A Heart as Big as Santa Claus

Kimberly Moore: A Heart as Big as Santa Claus

Here once again we at FVM Global follow Baroness Kimberly Moore, known as Mrs. Claus, on her journey of philanthropic endeavors through her Kimberly Moore Foundation and Adopt A Letter. Ms. Moore has been very busy preparing for Christmas, partnering with Edu Powered Media, winning the Women Image Network Award, and celebrating the charitable life with Carlos Slim, Robert De Niro, and Larry King. The Kimberly Moore Foundation was established as an umbrella organization for…

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