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Entries by Jay Weston from 10/2013

Enough Said Is a Delightful, Romantic Film!

| Posted 10.01.2013 | Los Angeles

At a question-and-answer session after the Fox screening of Enough Said for Academy members, I asked Director/Writer Nicole Holofcener if James Gandolfini had seen the film.

'Einstein on the Beach' Coming to L.A.Opera!

| Posted 10.01.2013 | Los Angeles

On October 11, 12, and 13 the L.A. Opera is presenting a spectacular operatic event... for these three performances only, we will be able to see the final incarnation of the legendary opera, "Einstein on the Beach."

HAKKASAN -- An Exquisite Chinese Restaurant in Beverly Hills!

| Posted 10.08.2013 | Los Angeles

A decade ago I was in London and was taken to a new Chinese restaurant, HAKKASAN, which had just opened and immediately won a Michelin star, the first such ethnic eatery there to ever get one.

Shane Comes Back... After Sixty Years!

| Posted 10.09.2013 | Los Angeles

I am friendly with a woman named Alana Ladd, daughter of legendary actor Alan Ladd. She is married to wonderful talk show host Michael Jackson and mother to top caterer Alan Jackson.

Einstein at the Beach Was... Strange. And Long!

| Posted 10.14.2013 | Los Angeles

If anyone had told me that I would sit for 4 hours and 35 minutes through an opera without an intermission, I would have said, "No way." Yet that is...

Jaywalking in L.A.!

| Posted 10.15.2013 | Los Angeles

Celebrating 'Rodeo de los Caballos' on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills photo by Jay W. The first event in the year-long celebration of the city ...

Wait Until Dark at the Geffen Playhouse Is Thrilling!

| Posted 10.21.2013 | Los Angeles

I can still vividly recall the night in 1967 when I attended the opening night screening of the film version of Wait Until Dark in New York. Like all red-blooded American guys, I was enchanted with actress Audrey Hepburn (unfortunately, not reciprocated).

The WALLIS Opens to Great Acclaim!

| Posted 10.22.2013 | Los Angeles

Beverly Hills is a happening place, perhaps the most exciting small city in the country. Fifteen years ago I left the Wilshire corridor when rents b...

Italian Princess' Book Is Hot Stuff... An Amazing Romance!

| Posted 10.25.2013 | Los Angeles

When I received an invitation from Selim Zilkha and Mary Hayley to a book party at their sumptuous Bel Air home, I immediately went to Amazon and o...

Daniel Boulud's New Cookbook Is Fabulous!

| Posted 10.28.2013 | Los Angeles

I like nothing better than getting into bed at night with a pile of new cookbooks and spending the evening reading the recipes and anecdotes about the people who create them.

Dallas Buyers Club -- A Truly Astonishing Movie!

| Posted 10.30.2013 | Los Angeles

When I received an invitation to the American premiere of a movie titled Dallas Buyers Club, I knew nothing about it except the random info that its...