Tonight former U.S. chief technology officer Aneesh Chopra (and candidate for lieutenant governor of Virginia) and Michael Slaby, chief innovation and integration officer for President Obama’s reelection campaign, appear at a fundraiser at Hollywood “incubator cafe” io/LA. Tickets start at $44, with guests who pay $2,444 getting a post-event dinner at the home of Hill Harper. Chopra and Slaby will speak at a panel moderated by Kevin Winston. The event is co-chaired by Yolanda “Cookie” Parker, Cate Park and Lora O’Connor, via T4O, i.e. Technology for Obama.
On Aug. 31, John Legend is scheduled to perform a concert at the Holmby Hills home of Colleen and Bradley Bell, with tickets starting at $1,000 per person.
On Sept. 22, James Taylor will perform at an event at the Montecito home of Vicki Riskin and David Rintels, with tickets starting at $1,000 per person, going up to $5,000 for a photo op and private dinner with Taylor.