Celebrity activism. It's a phrase that rarely fails to raise hackles — and the specter of fashionable attachments to causes that accomplish more for the repute of the celebrity than the cause…
Entertainment Philanthropy Report
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. is known to people around the world for its star-studded Golden Globe Awards. But the organization's charitable efforts often escape the public's gaze. Over almost…
In many ways, Barbara Davis has led a charmed life. Around the time she graduated college, the then-Barbara Levine married oil baron Marvin Davis. They settled in Denver, had five children, and lived…
Variety has selected producer/showman Jerry Weintraub to receive its 2013 Creative Leadership Award. The kudo will be presented to Weintraub in tandem with the Oct. 22 publication of its Variety‘s…
Nicole Kidman, Amy Pascal, Amy Poehler, Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington have been selected as the honorees for Variety's fifth annual Power of Women event celebrating industry leaders and their…
Building brand awareness is something with which Diane Nelson, named president of the newly formed DC Entertainment in 2009, is quite familiar, having managed Warner Bros.' highly successful "Harry…
Variety's annual Power of Youth event is like the block party of your dreams, where everything is big and colorful and where adults enjoy themselves as much as the youngsters.
Frank Selvaggi, founding and managing partner at Altman, Greenfield & Selvaggi, will receive Variety's Business Manager Elite Award today for his notable impact on business management and tireless…
Michelle Sobrino-Stearns has been named publisher of Variety, the first time in its 107-year history that the showbiz bible has been headed by a woman.
Barbara Davis' biannual ball remains Hollywood's greatest fundraiser.
When Paul Newman received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the Oscars in 1994, he remarked that Hollywood was "the most generous" community in the world.