Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for This Is About Humanity, the U.S. Open and JAGUAR II‘s album release.
JAGUAR II album release event
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Cardi B, Kelly Rowland, Shenseea, JoJo, Lucky Daye and Quinta Brunson came out to celebrate the release of Victoria Monét’s second album JAGUAR II on Aug. 25. The event was sponsored by Tres Generaciones Tequila and took place at La Mesa in Los Angeles.
This Is About Humanity fifth-anniversary soirée
Lauren Sánchez was honored at This Is About Humanity’s fifth-anniversary event on Saturday, hosted at Henry Winkler’s home with support from Jeff Bezos, Kim Kardashian, Kris Jenner and Eva Longoria. This Is About Humanity was founded by Elsa Marie Collins, Zoe Winkler Reinis and Yolanda Selene Walther-Meade and directly addresses the ongoing devastation of family separation in border cities.
Cinespia Poltergeist screening
On Saturday, Cinespia hosted a screening of Poltergeist at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, where Aaron Paul and his wife Lauren celebrated the star’s birthday. The screening also featured a surprise introduction from one of the film’s stars, Oliver Robins.
Celsius Pickleball Classic
Celsius hosted its first-ever celebrity Pickleball Classic over the weekend at David Dobrik’s home, with a bracket-style tournament including Dobrik, Taylor Lautner, Olivia Culpo, Tyler Cameron, Matt James, Madison Pettis, Brooks Nader, Tessa Brooks and Blake Gray.
Heirs of Afrika’s sixth annual Women of Power luncheon
Heirs of Afrika founder Koshie Mills hosted the sixth annual Women of Power luncheon on Sunday in Los Angeles, hosted by Loni Love and celebrating women of leadership in the Diaspora. The event featured a performance by rapper YoYo, who was honored as a pioneer for her 50 years in hip hop.
Closing the Care Gap event
City of Hope held the third annual Closing the Care Gap event on Monday with its Music, Film and Entertainment Industry fundraising group. Hosted by global head of music at YouTube and Google Lyor Cohen and chair and CEO of Epic Records Sylvia Rhone, the event brought together industry professionals and influencers to support opportunities to achieve access to the best treatment and care available for all people facing cancer.
Bowie x Mother capsule launch
Mother co-founders Lela Becker and Tim Kaeding celebrated the launch of their second and final Bowie x Mother capsule at the Soho Grand’s Club Room on Tuesday with guests including Cathy Ang, Jemima Kirke, Jessica M’Barek, Li Jun Li and Tommy Dorfman, and a special performance by King Princess.
U.S. Open x Maestro Dobel
Seal, J Balvin and Ariana DeBose were among the stars who took in the U.S. Open with Maestro Dobel, the U.S. Open’s first-ever Tequila partner.
U.S. Open x Aperol
White Lotus star Meghann Fahy stopped by the Aperol Spritz Bar at the U.S. Open.
U.S. Open x Tennis Channel
Tennis Channel hosted talent in their U.S. Open tournament suite including New York Jets teammates Aaron Rodgers, Randall Cobb, and CJ Uzomah and sports journalist Amanda Balionis.
Eiza González Unveils “The Eiza” Cocktail
Eiza González stopped by Wally’s Beverly Hills on Aug. 23 to unveil the newly created “The Eiza” signature cocktail. The drink is co-created by the actress and the restaurant and features Casa Azul Organic Tequila.
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