JJ Abrams Supports Children's Defense Fund At Star-Studded Event

JJ Abrams Supports Children's Defense Fund At Star-Studded Event Apr 12, 2013

Coach joined Katie McGrath, J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk at Bad Robot in Santa Monica on Wednesday for the 3rd annual evening of cocktails and shopping to benefit the Children’s Defense Fund, a non-profit child advocacy organization that has worked relentlessly for over 35 years to ensure a level playing field for all children. More
Olivia Munn Helps Kick Off Campaign Hollywood

Olivia Munn Helps Kick Off Campaign Hollywood Feb 20, 2013

On February 18, Vanity Fair and Juicy Couture, along with Vanity Fair senior west coast editor Krista Smith and The Newsroom actress and former “Vanities” subject Olivia Munn, kicked off Campaign Hollywood week by hosting a special celebration of the first-ever “Vanities” Calendar in support of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, a member of Feeding America, at the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood. More
ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood: The Power Of Our Presence

ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood: The Power Of Our Presence Jan 16, 2013

ESSENCE, the preeminent brand for African-American women, will recognize the extraordinary achievements of Black women in film and television with its 6th annual Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, taking place on February 21, 2013 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. More
Reese Witherspoon Attends Star-Studded Beat The Odds Awards

Reese Witherspoon Attends Star-Studded Beat The Odds Awards Dec 10, 2012

The Children's Defense Fund – California hosted their 22nd Annual Beat the Odds Awards ceremony last week, December 6, 2012, at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. More
Stars Help Young People Beat The Odds

Stars Help Young People Beat The Odds Dec 9, 2011

The Children's Defense Fund-California hosted its 21st Annual Beat the Odds Awards on December 1, honoring John Jimenez, Nancy Kannampuzha, Britany Lewis, Caylin Moore and Jeanette Wright, five incredible Los Angeles area high school students who “beat the odds.” More
Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales Wins Top Audiobook Award

Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales Wins Top Audiobook Award May 27, 2010

LookToTheStars.org is happy to announced that Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales, an audiobook that raises funds for Artists for a New South Africa, has won two Audie Awards – including the audiobook industry’s top honor, Audiobook Of The Year. More
Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales Up For Award

Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales Up For Award Apr 14, 2010

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) has announced three Audie finalists for the prestigious Audiobook of the Year Award and five finalists for the Distinguished Achievement in Production Award – including Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales, a charity release to raise money for Artists for a New South Africa. More
LTTS Gift Idea - Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales

LTTS Gift Idea - Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales Dec 18, 2009

Looking for a Christmas gift that gives back? Last year, Look to the Stars brought you a story about Nelson Mandela's audiobook of African folktales read by your favorite stars. We have now learned that the Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) audiobook has been nominated for a Grammy! More
Stars Record Nelson Mandela's Favorite Tales For Charity

Stars Record Nelson Mandela's Favorite Tales For Charity Jul 3, 2009

In honor of Nelson Mandela, Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) and Hachette Audio have produced an audiobook edition of Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales, an award-winning book of stories hand-picked by the Nobel laureate. More
Stars Record Nelson Mandela's Favorite Stories

Stars Record Nelson Mandela's Favorite Stories Jul 17, 2008

In honor of Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday this week, Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) announced plans to produce an audiobook version of Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales, an award-winning book of legendary tales hand-picked by the Nobel Peace Prize laureate. More
ANSA Shakes the Blues With Stars in Los Angeles

ANSA Shakes the Blues With Stars in Los Angeles Nov 2, 2007

On Thursday, November 15, 2007, Artists for a New South Africa (ANSA) will host “Shaking The Blues,” a star-studded benefit, at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. The evening combines the power of music and activism to shake off our blues – from the personal to the global – and make a difference in the world. The event will feature blues-influenced musical artists as well as a multi-cultural array of renowned entertainers who are donating their time and talents to the fight against HIV/AIDS in the US and Africa. More
AIDS Orphan Project in Running to Win $5M in American Express Contest

AIDS Orphan Project in Running to Win $5M in American Express Contest Jul 17, 2007

American Express Members Project, an online initiative for card-members to vote on ideas to make a positive impact in the world, announced results of elections for the Top 25 projects. Among the winners is Artists for a New South Africa's innovative program “Help African Children Orphaned by AIDS,” the only orphan or AIDS effort in the Top 25. More