Tag archives: talk show

Collection of Artifacts Up for Auction
By Richard Mineards   |   December 17, 2020

The extensive Chinese collection of the late society doyenne Beverley Jackson is being sold by Kaminski Auctions in, appropriately enough, Beverly, Massachusetts. The former society editor of the News-Press for 22 years, who died in August aged 91, was an avowed Sinophile after a visit to China during the Cultural Revolution changed her life. The […]

Ellen at Home
By Richard Mineards   |   April 9, 2020

Montecito’s Ellen DeGeneres is set to bring back her hit eponymous TV talk show remotely after suspending production at her Warner Bros. Burbank studio because of the coronavirus. Ellen, 62, reveals she has been filming throughout her entire quarantine, conducting a series of A-list interviews for her at-home edition, including John Legend, Jennifer Lopez, and […]

Casablanca Postponed
By Richard Mineards   |   March 19, 2020

One of the first casualties of the coronavirus shutdown locally was Marymount School’s annual fundraiser at the Montecito Club which had 200 guests and was expected to gross $400,000 for scholarships and other operating costs. But even though the number was below Gov. Gavin Newsom‘s edict of no more than 250 people at a gathering, […]