Getty ImagesAng Lee needed to group interviews to make it through at the "Ice Poison" premiere at the AMC in the village on Friday.
InvisionMoby interviewed David Lynch on everything from Lynch's favorite city ("Paris") to whether he's ever successfully grown maggots at the International Music Summit's IMS Engage at the W Hollywood this week. The conference mashes up leading EDM figures with entertainment industry luminaries.
Invision"If I toss the cake in the crowd, I guarantee everyone in the room is going to watch that," producer/DJ/social media superstar Steve Aoki told the crowd in a conversation led by original social media star Chad Hurley, the multi-billion dollar creator/seller of YouTube.
InvisionNo cake necessary: Aoki got Paul Oakenfold, Pete Tong, and Junkie XL to do an "Aoki Jump" backstage in the green room at IMS Engage. Taking advantage of Coachella's in between week, the conference which started in Ibiza drew well with choice timing.
InvisionAvicii's "doing it bigger than me" Diddy said during a converation with Guy Gerber, the israeli producer/DJ with whom he has been collaborating on a cryptic album, that they suggested might arrive in July.
InvisionThis is the smile of someone who was named Hip-Hop's wealthiest star ($700 million) by Forbes, topping Dr. Dre and Jay Z. "If you want to jump in to what I do, we have the same 24 hours brother," Diddy told an attendee from the stage.
InvisionGiorgio Moroder, whose career spans the electronic genesis in disco, through an Oscar win for "Midnight Express" to last year's Daft Punk album and an upcoming project with Kelis, talks with Junkie XL.
Invision"Electronic music lends itself brilliantly to a really abstract way of storytelling," said eight-time Oscar nominee (and "The Lion King" winner) Hans Zimmer at IMS.
InvisionIn a crowd like this, yes, Paul Oakenfold will DJ the after party (while it's still light out).
Angela Weiss/Getty ImagesThe night before its L.A. opening, star/ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine, producer Diane Nabatoff and executive producer Nigel Lythgoe screened "Dancing in Jaffa" at the ICM screening room.
Angela Weiss/Getty ImagesThat's Prince Jackson with date Nikita Bessa at the screening. Aunt La Toya is an exec producer of the doc that saw Dulaine bring Palestinian and Jewish families togehter in a citywide dance competition in Jaffa, Israel.
Angela Weiss/Getty ImagesBlack blazers were the dress code for both Jacksons. Despite her "Psychic Friends Network" credentials, there is no box office prediction for the film that has been out in NYC a week and simultaneously released on VOD.
Getty ImagesNo playoffs for the Knicks this year, but as the NBA post-season begins, Executive Producer Doug Ellin (of "Entourage" fame) unveiled what Tribeca calls a "love letter to the Knicks": " When the Garden was Eden" on Thursday. At left, ESPN's Vice President of Films Connor Schell.
Getty ImagesKarolina Kurkova, her husband Archie Drury, and Whoopi Goldberg joined Susan Sarandon, Carmelo Anthony, and Paula Weinstein at watchmaker IWC's "For the Love of Cinema" dinner at Urban Zen in New York on Thursday
Michael Buckner/Getty ImagesTelluride is no longer the only Labor Day weekend festival in town.
Jay Z announced that his "Budweiser Made in America" festival is coming to downtown L.A. August 30-31. Budweiser VP Brian Perkins, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Jay Z, County Supervisor Gloria Molina, and Live Nation's Michael Rapino made the announcement on the steps of City Hall Wednesday.
Getty ImagesJay Z, Mayor Garcetti, and Budweiser's Brian Perkins at City Hall.
Lee Salem PhotographyHe is not a crook. He's the Beverly Hills Bar Association's Entertainment Lawyer of the Year. Nina Shaw presented the honor to music dealmaker L. Lee Phillips on Wednesday night.
Lee Salem Photography“I didn't want someone who wants to run a record label or a film studio, I just wanted a great damn lawyer," Kenny Loggins (far right) said of Phillps. "Journey" man Steve Perry, Jackie Jackson, Tracy Chapman, and songwriter Jeff Barry rounded out one of the celeb tables at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Getty ImagesRoc Nation exec Rich Kleiman, Nas, and Jamie Patricof after Nas' "Time is Illmatic" opened Tribeca (with an intro by Robert De Niro) on Wednesday night.
Getty Images"Time is Illmatic" writer Erik Parker and director One9. Days after Coachella, Nas still had a Hennessy VS bottle in his hand as he performed at the after party, which Beats Music supported.
Getty ImagesEarlier on Wednesday, Tribeca Film Festival Co-Founders Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal, hosted the opening press luncheon at Greek restaurant Thalassa in (where else) Tribeca.
Getty ImagesWednesday's West Coast lunch menu had Carlton Cuse ("Bates Motel") and Jenji Kohan ("Orange is the New Black" as two of the showrunners featured at the Hollywood Radio And Television Society (HRTS) "Hitmakers" lunch panel at the Beverly Hilton.
Getty ImagesAt the VIP pre-reception, Netflix's Cindy Holland, HRTS VP and CAA co-head of TV, Adam Berkowitz, Kohan, Cuse, HRTS President/Universal TV EVP Bela Bajaria, "Masters of Sex" creator Michelle Ashford, and event co-chair Sarah Timberman took the rare mid-week workday carpet photo.
Getty Images for iHeartRadioIn Burbank, Jason Derulo was the latest artist to make the iHeartRadio theatre on the old NBC lot an album release date promo stop. Clear Channel broadcast the show live on radio stations for 30 minutes, and as a video stream for an hour.
Getty ImagesDerulo's girlfriend, Jordan Sparks said he is the better vocal gymnast. But Derulo may have misheard her as just "gymnast," as he then took off his shirt after the live stream portion ended.
Casey Rodgers from AP PhotographyOn tax day, Mark McGrath led the Hard Rock Cafe on Hollywood Boulveard's promo effort "Sing for Your Supper," where anyone who sang their favorite song live got their meal for free. I see McGrath at Equinox. The picture is accurate. He doesn't eat this stuff often.
Getty ImagesTribeca's Director of Programming Genna Terranova and David Feldman at the filmmaker reception on Tuesday.
Michael Becker/FoxAhead of Thursday's "Ford Mustang 50th Anniversary" themed American Idol episode, the remaining cast gathered for a promo shot in L.A.'s Griffith Park last weekend. While this batch has not made a blip on the pop culture radar, the car's own hypothetical IMDB would have 3,300 credits in film and TV over its 50 year "career."
P.A. Edmead, Jr.Meanwhile, "Idol" and former Jay Leno band leader Rickey Minor opened his "band-only" rehearsals to scholarship winners of the Roderick D. Jones Foundation last weekend.
Disney Junior/Todd WawrychukDavid Arquette, Disney Junior EVP Nancy Kanter Ariel Winter, and Tim Gunn announced Disney’s plan to give away a million books to communities in need during an event that brought 200 mommy bloggers to Disneyland on April 12. Arquette, Winter, and Gunn all feature on Disney Junior shows.