Recap of The 15th Annual Children Uniting Nations Oscar Viewing Gala (CUN) at the historic Warner Brothers Estate in Beverly Hills, March 2nd 2014.
Photos & story by Karen Ostlund
|(Center in red) Host Daphna Ziman did interviews inbetween commercial brakes.|
|Seating area 15th Annual United Nation Oscar Viewing Gala|
|(Right) Actor John Savage with friend|
|Maria Conchita Alonso performed|
The 15th Annual Gala Event included the annual CUN’s Awards Ceremony, followed by an extravagant after-party with live performances by Jeff Goldblum and the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra with celebrity singers such as Chaka Khan, Scherrie Payne from the Supremes, Bobby Brown and actress Maria Conchita Alonso.
|Actor Jeff Goldblom and singer Bobby Brown|
|Chaka Kahn sang|
Also performed live were Abraham McDonald, Kenny Lattimore, Disney’s China McClain along with her sisters in their group, McClain and DJ for the event was Doug E Fresh.
|Vegas Vodka "OscarTini"|
The gala was hosted by former foster child turned comedian, Tommy Davidson and famed voice-over actor Shadoe Stevens. Cassidy Mack, young actress and former foster child, which was be the evenings’ special guest speaker. "On a day when we celebrate dreams coming true, let us not forget our foster children who are often afraid to dream. As the entertainment family, it behooves us to reach out to the most voiceless children in our country," said Ziman.
|Italian Fabio Viviani|
|(center)Director Boris Dante from Dante's Inferno Animated and the film's Wine Labels|
Portraits of these and many other celebrities and American Royalty, photographed by George Horrell, adorn the walls of this beautiful estate.