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Spotlight: Starkey Hearing Foundation’s Celebrity Supporters

Starkey Hearing Foundation is the Global Leader in the Gift of Hearing, delivering more than 50,000 hearing aids annually through hearing missions in 86 countries. Founded by William F. Austin in 1984 with the vision So the World May Hear, countless numbers of lives are touched by better hearing through SHF missions. With the goal to heighten social consciousness on the importance of hearing, Starkey Hearing Foundation launched a Hearing Conservation program, Sound Matters, to educate the public about responsible listening. Today the Foundation is sustained by the selfless efforts of volunteers and donors spanning the globe. Since 2000, the Foundation has distributed more than 305,420 hearing aids to those in need around the world. How you can help People interested in helping the Foundati...

Elton John invests in Qloo, a startup that analyzes your taste

 Qloo, which bills itself as “the cultural artificial intelligence data platform,” has raised $6.5 million in additional funding from AXA Strategic Ventures and Elton John. Yes, that’s the Elton John who co-wrote and performed “Tiny Dancer” and “Candle in the Wind.” He’s actually not the first big name to back the New York startup — actor… Read More

LGBT Center’s 48th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards

The Los Angeles LGBT Center announced today that Co-CEO of WME | IMG Ariel Emanuel and Valerie Jarrett, former senior advisor for the Obama Administration, will be honored at its 48th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards on Sat., Sept. 23, at The Beverly Hilton. American Airlines is the event’s title sponsor. This year’s star-studded, Hollywood-meets-the-Beltway evening will bring together more than 1,200 leaders from the civic, corporate, entertainment, and philanthropic communities to celebrate this year’s inspirational honorees for their unwavering support of the LGBT community and their dedication to creating positive change in the world. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner, and entertainment, along with a not-to-be-missed silent auction that includes high-end items, ...

LGBT Center’s 48th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards

The Los Angeles LGBT Center announced today that Co-CEO of WME | IMG Ariel Emanuel and Valerie Jarrett, former senior advisor for the Obama Administration, will be honored at its 48th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards on Sat., Sept. 23, at The Beverly Hilton. American Airlines is the event’s title sponsor. This year’s star-studded, Hollywood-meets-the-Beltway evening will bring together more than 1,200 leaders from the civic, corporate, entertainment, and philanthropic communities to celebrate this year’s inspirational honorees for their unwavering support of the LGBT community and their dedication to creating positive change in the world. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner, and entertainment, along with a not-to-be-missed silent auction that includes high-end items, ...

Rita Ora Performs At Star-Studded amfAR Gala Cannes

The 24th annual amfAR Gala Cannes raised more than $20 million last week in support of amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and its pursuit of a cure for HIV/AIDS. Rita Ora Performs At amfAR Cannes GalaCredit/Copyright: amfARThe star-studded black-tie event, held at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, France, during the Cannes Film Festival, was presented by Harry Winston and Bold Films. Event Chairs in attendance included Jessica Chastain, Dustin and Lisa Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Diane Kruger, Eva Longoria, Carine Roitfeld, Harvey Weinstein, amfAR Chairman of the Board Kenneth Cole, amfAR Global Fundraising Chairman Milutin Gatsby, Len Blavatnik, and amfAR Trustee Vincent Roberti. Uma Thurman and Will SmithCredit/Copyright: Getty ImagesOther guests in attendance included Leonar...

amfAR Announces Star-Studded 2017 Gala Cannes Event

The amfAR Gala Cannes event will take place later this month. Nicole Kidman, Jessica Chastain, Dustin and Lisa Hoffman, Diane Kruger, Milla Jovovich, Eva Longoria, Carine Roitfeld, Pedro Almodóvar, David Lynch, Vanessa Redgrave, amfAR Chairman of the Board Kenneth Cole, and amfAR Global Fundraising Chairman Milutin Gatsby will be among the chairs of the 24th edition of amfAR’s world-renowned amfAR Gala Cannes event, to be held on May 25, 2017, during the Cannes Film Festival. Other event chairs include Len Blavatnik, Nayla Hayek, Michel Litvak, and Vincent Roberti. The annual star-studded event is one of the world’s most successful benefits, and is the most coveted ticket during the Cannes International Film Festival. Held at the Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibe...