Weekend Roundup: Power Women Rule at the First-Ever Girlboss Rally in LA

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Comedian Whitney Cummings, Girlboss Founder and CEO Sophia Amoruso and author and filmmaker Liz Goldwyn attendthe inaugural Girlboss Rally
Comedian Whitney Cummings, Girlboss Founder and CEO Sophia Amoruso and author and filmmaker Liz Goldwyn attendthe inaugural Girlboss Rally

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SOPHIA AMORUSO HOSTS THE FIRST EVER GIRLBOSS RALLY

True to her mission to empower females everywhere, entrepreneur Sophia Amoruso brought the Girlboss brand to life with the inaugural Girlboss Rally a new conference by and for young women.  This was the initial activation of her newly launched Girlboss Media, a digital-first company to connect, educate, entertain and inspire smart, ambitious women. The rally welcomed approximately 500 guests and 50 speakers, highly regarded professionals across business, entertainment and media, which included Sophia Amoruso, Whitney Cummings, Britt Robertson, Michelle Lam, Gabby Bernstein, Kay Cannon, Kevin Systrom, Amanda Chantal Bacon, Tuesday Bassen, Jessica Bennett, Jane Buckingham, Sara Christensen, Deena Drewis, Audrey Fisher, Liz Goldwyn, Tyler Haney, Roseli Ilano, PayalKadakia, Sarah Kunst, Michelle Lam, Mara Lecocq, Susan Lyne, Moj Mahdara, Kelly Sawdon, Alyssa Mastromonaco, Laverne McKinnon, Amel Monsur, Brit Morin, Peggy Noland, Kelly Oxford, Sarah Robb O’Hagan, Rachel Shechtman, Pam Shamshiri, Lilly Singh, Sheree Waterson, Jess Weiner, Emily Weiss, Rachel Weiss, Nicole Williams, Sarah Robb O’Hagan, Samantha Paige, Elizabeth Nolan, and Promise Tangeman. The day-long rally was a curated program of keynotes, panels, fireside chats, workshops, speed-networking, food & drink, pop-up shops, and more. The goal?  To gather the next generation of curious creatives, entrepreneurs, thought leaders and tastemakers to discuss topics – from marketing and brand building, to getting paid and quitting jobs, starting a business, body positivity, and sexuality and more.
Katsuya Hollywood
Katsuya Hollywood

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KATSUYA HOLLYWOOD UPDATES ITS LOOK

Katsuya Hollywood debuted a brand-new look last week. After ten years, the SBE mainstay looks a whole lot more modern with interior help from Philippe Starck.

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KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS HOME BACK ON THE MARKET

The mega-mansion formerly owned by the Kardashian family  just came back on the market for $8.995 million. It’s the home that was featured as the Kardashian house while taping the 2014 season of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” The palatial estate on nearly an acre in the enclave of Fryman Estates of Studio City has seven bedrooms, Tuscan architecture, a two-story foyer with stone columns, tooled woodwork, Venetian hand plastered walls, 17th century chandelier & artist Giorgio Tuscani’s murals. Inspired by Medici castle in Florence, this manor is abundant in craftsmanship and fine furnishings including all imported Italian window treatments. There’s also a gourmet chef’s kitchen, a media room, wine cellar, and outdoor kitchen and a saltwater pool…and it can be yours. 

Logan
Logan

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HUGH JACKMAN’S LOGAN SCORES BIGGEST BOX OFFICE OPENING OF THE YEAR

Director James Mangold‘s Logan, starring Hugh Jackman as the title character (better known as Wolverine)  had a massive American opening weekend of $88.3 million from 4,071 theaters, making this howler the biggest opening of the year thus far.

Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel Air outdoor dining room
Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel Air outdoor dining room

WOLFGANG PUCK AT HOTEL-BEL AIR TO HOST THE ULTIMATE JAPANESE WHISKEY EVENT

Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air and the House of Suntory are introducing an insightful whisky tasting class on March 8th, from 6:30 pm to 8 pm to showcase the celebrated brand’s premium selections. Suntory Brand Ambassador, Roberto Loppi will share a brief history of Suntory whisky production and characteristics of the various regions. Participants will discover and appreciate various whiskeys and also learn about distillation, maturation, blending and other secrets behind each whisky. Highlights will include Toki, Hibiki Harmony, Hakushu 12, and Yamazaki 12. The 90-minute class, priced at $85 per person, will take place in the Private Dining Room at Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air.
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