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Oscar Weekend Round-Up! "The 8th Annual Hollywood Beauty Awards", "The DriveH2 Pre Oscar Green Gala" at Peterson Automotive Museum

.... and "Oscars Night at The Museum" at The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Viola Davis, Charlize Theron, Lionel Richie and more jubilate The Architects of Beauty at the 8th Annual Hollywood Beauty Awards

On Thursday evening March 9, 2023 The 8th Annual Hollywood Beauty Awards (HBA'S) were held at the Taglyan Complex, 1201 Vine St, Los Angeles.

The Hollywood Beauty Awards was founded by CEO Michele Elyzabeth in 2014 with the intension of recognizing talent in hair, beauty , make-up, styling and photography for film, TV, Music, the Red Carpet, and editorial , as well as exceptional honorees.

The Hollywood Beauty Awards supports the Helen Woodward Animal Center for their year round effort and commitment to rescuing animals from natural disasters, providing healthcare and new homes!

Chaz Dean, HBA Global Ambassador, ( founder of WEN Hair & Body Care) welcomed the audience while carrying the cutest puppy up for adoption , curtesy of the Helen Woodward Animal Center

Carey Mulligan (two-time Academy Award Nominee), and Jenny Cho (2022 HBA winner), introduced Danielle Deadwyler ("Till" star), who presented Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling to Lousia V. Anthony.

Actress Voila Davis presented Sergio Lopez-Rivera with Outstanding Achievement in Make-up, and the 2023 Oscar-nominee Joel Harlow and Academy Award winner Rick Baker presented Outstanding Achievement in SFX Makeup to Mark Coulier.

Actor/director Raviv Ullman presented Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling to Adruitha Lee, while Charlize Theron announced The Adruitha Lee Hairstyling to Adir Albergel

Lionel Richie presented The Gersha Phillips Styling Award to both Dave Thomas and Erin Walsh

Sofia Vergara bestowed The Beauty Enhancement Award to her cousin, Dr Mariana Vergara

There were many other famous award presenters and recipients for this glamorous event!

For the grand conclusion of this glamorous event actress/singer Rainey Qualley bestowed The Timeless Beauty Award to her mother, Andie MacDowel!

For more information: # HollywoodBeautyAwards

The Peterson Automotive Museum Hosts the Green Carpet for the Ein and the DriveH2 Movement Pre Oscar Gala

On Thursday evening March 9, 2023 Energy Independent Now (EIN) with a multitude of eco-conscious athletes , super stars and celebrities gathered together at the Peterson Automotive Museum , 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles to learn bout and help raise funds for research, policy advocacy and public awareness to promote widespread endorsement of diverse zero emission solutions

This captivating event featured musical performances by YDE and NBA legend Baron Davis, live auction items, amazing sustainable entertainment, cars , cocktails and a peek into a more environmentally amicable future. Planet friendly gift bags included heavenly all natural Manuka Honey Nasal Spray, and tenable Noble Oak Double Oak Whiskey. Servers with gourmet food and drinks were passing out goodies all night long!

Some of the celebrities strolling the Green Carpet included : Exotic & Beautiful Actress Aizhan LighG ( The Legend Of Tomiris/ Amazon) Jade Starling ( Singer) Jessica Francis Dukes ( Ozark) Bob the Drag Queen (RuPaul's Drag Race), Terrell Owens ( NFL legend) Martin Kove ( TV series/Cagney and Lacey) Bai Ling ( Actress),Lexi Hensler (Actress), John Savage ( Deerhunter), Roanen Campbell ( Celebrity Trainer & Model) Ronnie Radke( Singer Songwriter) Jesse Cove ( Actor ) and many others

This was an unforgettable night of entertainment, cars, and cocktails sponsored by Toyota and Noble Oak Double Oak Whiskey

Promoted and spotlighted DriveH2, the public service initiative by environmental nonprofit EIN and its memorandum of a hydrogen powered future.

It was very impressive to see high profile executives, and influencers from film, television , music and sports working together to use their platforms to share what they have learned and make this world a better place for everyone

For more information: and @DriveH2 ###

Ocars Night at the Museum on Sunday March 12, 2023 was a First Class Affair!

On Sunday March 12, 2023 the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 6067 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles help celebrate Hollywood's biggest night of the year, hosted a live Oscar viewing party!

All guests were treated to a one of a kind event , including walking the Red Carpet, gourmet food by Wolfgang Puck Catering, enjoy a hosted full bar, pose for photos, watch the 95th Academy Awards live streaming on huge screens on multiple levels

The party started at 3pm with multiple options including: Red Carpet, Photobooths, David Geffen Theater, Hosted Wines on Dolby Family Terrace and in the Sidney Poitier Grand Lobby, Hosted Coffee and Coffee Cocktails on Dolby Terrace and Sidney Poitier Grand Lobby, Courtesy of De'Longhi

3-5 pm there was live DJ and music in The Walt Disney Company Piazza

3-6 pm Galleries and the Academy Museum Store was open

4pm Oscar Preshow Live Stream in the David Geffen Theater

4-7 pm Wolf Gang Puck Catering hosted a full dinner buffet in the Tea Room

The 95th Oscars aired at 630 PM, EDT/330 pm on ABC.

5-8 pm 95TH Oscars Ceremony Live Stream

8pm Complementary Burgers and Fries in Sidney Poitier Lobby, Courtesy of Shake Shack

8-10 pm After-Party in the Sidney Poitier Grand Lobby with DJ Toks and on Dolby Family Terrace with Orchestra Charangoa!

It was a marvelous and well planned" Oscar Experience " except for the "ride share" location at Roddenberry Lane, which was overcrowded and confused many Lyft and Uber drivers.

Another guest took my Uber ride and caused me a 30 minute delay and a $42 Uber charge for a ride that I never took.

Other than this rideshare mishap it was an enjoyable "Oscar Experience"!

For further information: or (323)930-3000


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