Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for Curb Your Enthusiasm, Mr. & Mrs. Smith and the Grammys.
Curb Your Enthusiasm premiere
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Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman and J.B. Smoove attended the L.A. premiere event for Curb‘s 12th and final season on Tuesday, alongside guest stars including Ted Danson, Jon Hamm and Vince Vaughn.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith premiere
Donald Glover and Maya Erskine debuted their new Prime Video series on Wednesday in NYC, alongside costars Parker Posey, John Turturro, Michaela Coel and Eiza González.
Republic Records party
On Wednesday, Patrón el Alto and Republic Records celebrated the Grammys with a party at Bar Lis and guests including Shania Twain, Noah Kahan, Conan Gray, Yung Gravy and Jelly Roll.
Spotify’s Best New Artist party
Best new artist nominees Noah Kahan, Gracie Abrams, Ice Spice, Victoria Monét, Coco Jones, Jelly Roll and The War and Treaty performed at the annual Spotify celebration on Thursday.
Warner Music Group party
Warner Music Group’s annual Grammy kickoff celebration was held on Thursday, honoring nominees Janelle Monáe, Fred again.., Burna Boy, Zach Bryan, Skrillex, Gorillaz, Brandy Clark, Brandi Carlile, Joni Mitchell, Metallica, Kelly Clarkson, Lil Uzi Vert, 21 Savage, Kacey Musgraves, Chris Stapleton and Laufey. The party featured performances by Charli XCX and Teddy Swims.
“For One ’70s Night” Only Griselda event
Netflix hosted a special “For One ’70s Night Only” event in support of Griselda on Friday with musical performances from Latto, as well as Venus X and Hannah Rad.
The Environmental Media Association held its annual awards on Saturday, recognizing TV and film production companies for their green storytelling and dedicated work in improving environmental issues, as well as presenting Laura Dern with the EMA Ongoing Commitment Award.
The Tiger’s Apprentice premiere
Sandra Oh, Brandon Soo Hoo, Leah Lewis, Sherry Cola, Deborah S. Craig, Kheng Hua Tan, Diana Lee Inosanto and Patrick Gallagher walked the carpet on Saturday for their Paramount+ animated film.
Orion and the Dark premiere
Netflix hosted the L.A. premiere of its animated film on Saturday with cast members Angela Bassett, Jacob Tremblay, Paul Walter Hauser, Colin Hanks, Golda Rosheuvel, Aparna Nancherla and Mia Akemi Brown.
Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur premiere
The cast and creative team behind the show celebrated its second season with an Atlanta premiere on Saturday.
Kings from Queens: The Run-DMC Story premiere
Peacock celebrated its new Run-DMC docuseries in New York on Saturday, with founding member Darryl “DMC” McDaniels in attendance.
The Greatest Night in Pop premiere
After debuting at Sundance, the Netflix documentary — which follows the recording of “We Are the World” — premiered in Los Angeles on Monday.
Genius: MLK/X premiere
National Geographic celebrated the latest season of its Genius anthology series on Monday in Los Angeles.
Director and star Leah McKendrick joined cast members Yvonne Strahovski, Clancy Brown, June Diane Raphael and Laura Cerón at the Los Angeles premiere of their Lionsgate film on Monday.
Shattered Glass: A WNBPA Story screening
The WNBPA and PUMA presented an exclusive screening of their feature documentary, which goes behind the scenes with MVPs Jonquel Jones, Nneka Ogwumike, Breanna Stewart and Sheryl Swoopes, in New York on Monday.
The Prince’s Trust celebration
Dame Joan Collins DBE, Pierce Brosnan OBE, Stephen Fry and Nicholas Hoult celebrated the work of The Prince’s Trust — which was founded by King Charles III in 1976 to support underserved young people in work, education and training — in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
We Are Moving The Needle, a non-profit organization advancing gender equity for producers and engineers, held its inaugural Resonator Awards in Los Angeles on Tuesday, honoring six women for their work in the recording studio as producers, engineers and mixers: Alanis Morissette, Corinne Bailey Rae, Caroline Polachek, Catherine Marks, Laura Sisk and Jennifer Decilveo. Shirley Manson, boygenius, Jack Antonoff, Ariel Rechtshaid, FLETCHER, Autumn Rowe and We Are Moving the Needle founder Emily Lazar were on hand to present the awards.
In Our DNA: Hip House premiere
Kicking off Grammy week, on Tuesday Black Experience on Xfinity and 300 Studios celebrated the new three-part docuseries In Our DNA: Hip House, with a red carpet premiere event and panel discussion at the Hip-Hop Til Infinity Experience.
Maestro Actors Studio conversation
On Wednesday, Ellen Burstyn moderated an Actors Studio conversation with Bradley Cooper on behalf of his Oscar-nominated work in Maestro.
Billboard Power 100 Party
Billboard hosted its Power 100 party in L.A. on Wednesday, where SZA presented the Clive Davis Visionary Award to Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith and Terrence “Punch” Henderson and Lucian Grainge presented the UMG Impact Award to Boygenius.
Black Music Action Coalition Music Maker dinner
The Black Music Action Coalition Music Maker dinner, hosted by Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, took place in L.A. on Wednesday in support of the economic empowerment of Black music entrepreneurs, artists, producers and songwriters. Guests included Victoria Monét, Jermaine Dupri, Babyface, Muni Long, Flavor Flav, Teedra Moses, Mondaii and Kenny Burns.
An Optimist’s Guide To The Planet premiere
Bloomberg Media and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau held the world premiere of Bloomberg Originals’ An Optimist’s Guide To The Planet at the Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday.
Troye Sivan Grammy celebration
Troye Sivan celebrated his two Grammy nominations with Patrón el Alto at an intimate dinner at Holloway House on Thursday.
Blue Jacket Fashion Show
The 8th annual fashion show, which elevates prostate cancer awareness, returned to NYC on Thursday with appearances by Rodney Peete, Holly Robinson Peete, Billy Porter, Luis A. Miranda, Jr., J. Harrison Ghee, Don Lemon and Wilson Cruz.
New York International Children’s Film Festival benefit
The New York International Children’s Film Festival which honored longtime NYICFF juror Uma Thurman at its annual benefit on Thursday.
Conca Del Sogno VIP dinner
On Wednesday, Amalfi Coast’s Conca Del Sogno kicked off a Los Angeles winter residency at Norah in West Hollywood, featuring two VIP seatings for guests to experience the authentic Italian cuisine from the restaurant and beach club hailing from Nerano, Italy. Notable guests at the event, which featured beats by DJ Pookie, included Heather Graham, Jamie Chung, Abbie Cornish, Casey Affleck, Emile Hirsch, Adelaide Kane, Katie Cassidy, Marta Pozzan, Zachary Quinto, Alice Eve, Amanda Kloots, Laysla De Oliveira, producer Hilary Shor and others. Norah owner Rohan Talwar was in the buidling to host the evening with his wife Jamie. The residency runs through March 2, powered by Dorsia and featuring Malfy Italian Gin.
MusiCares Person of the Year Gala
MusiCares held its annual Person of the Year Gala on Friday night, this year honoring Jon Bon Jovi. The event featured performances of Bon Jovi’s iconic songs by Bruce Springsteen, Shania Twain, Melissa Etheridge, Jason Isbell, along Brandy Clark, Damiano David of Måneskin, Goo Goo Dolls, Jelly Roll, Larkin Poe, Marcus King, The War And Treaty, Mammoth WVH, Sammy Hagar, Pat Monahan and Lainey Wilson.
ASCAP Grammy Brunch
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers held its Grammy brunch celebration on Friday at the Four Seasons.
UnitedMasters Grammy party
Steve Stoute’s global music distribution platform UnitedMasters kicked off Grammy weekend on Friday night with its annual “A Celebration of Independence” concert, featuring performances from Davido, Uncle Waffles, Tokischa, Donavan’s Yard and NLE Choppa.
CAA Amplify’s Black Women in Entertainment Dinner
CAA kicked off Black History Month on Friday with the second annual CAA Amplify Black Women in Entertainment Dinner hosted by a collective of Black women agents and executives, led by CAA Agency board member Lisa Joseph Metelus, and senior motion picture agent Lorrie Bartlett. Attendees also included Angela Bassett, Taraji P. Henson and Laura Harrier.
NeueHouse x Vevo: Sunset Sounds Grammy Party
NeueHouse’s Sunset Sounds, in partnership with Vevo Studios, hosted a Grammys celebration on Friday with performances by Gracie Abrams and Busta Rhymes.
Primary Wave’s Pre-Grammy Party
Primary Wave and Billboard hosted a celebration of Billboard No. 1s at Primary Wave’s 17th Annual Pre-Grammy Party on Saturday. Featuring a special DJ performance from CeeLo Green, other attendees included Smokey Robinson, Bell Biv Devoe, Melissa Etheridge, Gavin Rossdale, Flavor Flav, Moby, Eric Benét, GrandMaster Flash, Ally Brooke and Dinah Jane.
Jam for Janie Grammy Viewing Party
Host Zooey Deschanel and guests Megan Fox, Anya Taylor Joy, Kelsey Grammer, Jessica Simpson, Ashlee Simpson and Evan Simpson Ross were among the stars who supported Steven Tyler’s Janie’s Fund — his charitable endeavor created to bring hope and healing to girls and young women that have experienced the trauma of abuse and neglect — at the 5th annual Jam for Janie Grammy Awards viewing party on Sunday.
Universal Music Group Grammy afterparty
Following the 66th Annual Grammy Awards, artists and music industry power players celebrated at UMG’s afterparty, with guests including Sabrina Carpenter, Stevie Wonder, Zedd, Paris Jackson, Lewis Capaldi, FINNEAS, The Brothers Osborne, Conan Gray, Anthony Ramos, Aron Piper, Jhené Aiko, Yung Gravy, Remi Wolf and Tye Tribett.
W Magazine, Mark Ronson and Gucci Grammys afterparty
W Magazine, Mark Ronson and Gucci hosted a Grammys afterparty at Bar Marmont on Sunday with W Magazine’s editor-in-chief Sara Moonves, Selena Gomez, Benny Blanco, Dua Lipa, Callum Turner, Barry Keoghan, Anya Taylor-Joy, Julia Garner, Grace Ronson, Mamie Gummer, Becky G, Kacey Musgraves, Shania Twain, Orville Peck, Ed Sheeran, Troye Sivan, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Damson Idris, Andra Day, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Kaytranada, Trevor Noah, Charli XCX, Omar Apollo, Storm Reid, Coco Jones, Jessica Simpson, Sabrina Carpenter, Keke Palmer, Rashida Jones and Lainey Wilson.
Affinity Grammy afterparty
Affinity Nightlife’s founder Adam Glove presented the Music is Love | Love is Music Grammy afterparty at Academy LA, with a surprise performance by Ty Dolla $ign.
SZA and TDE Grammy afterparty
For music’s biggest night, TDE (Top Dawg Entertainment) closed Grammy weekend with a star-studded soiree, produced by The Pāvé Group, celebrating SZA’s blockbuster year, with guests including Andra Day, Keke Palmer, Chris Brown, Storm Reid and Niecy Nash.
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