Haute Author Laura Yarborough
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Today, a public memorial service will be held for Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera at Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City from 10 a.m. to noon. The ceremony will be lead by the star’s brother, Rev. Pedro Rivera Jr.
On Sunday, the South Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin agreed to a six-year deal worth $36 million with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The deal had to be made by 2 p.m. PST by the team and Ryu or else the team would have been refunded $25.7 million for the fee the Dodgers had paid for exclusive rights to negotiate with the left-hander. Also, without the agreement being met Ryu would have returned home.
Many have been anxiously waiting for the Joie boutique to open on Melrose. Well, it’s officially the Joie boutique that carries some of the most gorgeous and sleek women’s clothing is now open.
Over this year, art sales have set records among three of the major auction houses: Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips de Pury’s, despite the international recession. This has been one of the biggest years in art sales compared to prior auctions. In November alone, Christie’s made nearly half a billion dollars off of contemporary art.
With the holiday shopping season in full swing, it’s only right to announce that J.Crew has opened its first Southern California stand-alone store for men at the Grove. The men’s store opened for the very first time just the day before Thanksgiving.
After Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro opened its doors three years ago, back in 2009 Chef de cuisine Rory Herrmann has always presided over Bouchon’s menu, which for the most part is French inspired. However, over the years the menu has changed, along with the seasons, leading to a more veggie conscious menu with a variety of veggies and salads. It wasn’t until early October, when Hermann left Bouchon Bistro to explore other opportunities that there was hope for a new menu.
On Wednesday morning, Hollywood’s most powerful women were honored at The Hollywood Reporter’s 21 annual Women in Entertainment breakfast at the Beverly Hills Hotel. This special event pays homage to Hollywood’s leading ladies.
This past week, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and wife Adrienne have listed their Newport Beach home for $1.895 million. Back in 2006, the two purchased the Balboa Peninsula two-story cottage for $1.699, according to public records.
Just in time for Modernism Week in February, the Architecture and Design Council have decided to house their Mad Men-themed fundraiser at a midcentury modern bank known as the old Santa Fe Federal Savings and Loan building. Once the legendary space becomes the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion, it will be the home of many design, architecture and photography exhibitions.
Just in time for the holidays, Swarovski Crystallized concept store in New York will be showcasing a spectacular holiday window display filled with five of the most dazzling unseen sculptures by Cimon. This New York-based artist is infamous for his collection of fantastic and innovative LEGO sculptures. The five sculptures that will be on display in the window of Swarovski Crystallized Broadway store were created with over 1,000 Swarovski Elements and hand crafted by Cimon.