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Kirsten Chuba

Events Editor

Kirsten Chuba oversees THR's events coverage, frequently covering red carpets, panels and awards shows as well as writing feature stories and interviews for print and online. She is based in Los Angeles, where she also grew up, and joined THR as a staffer in 2018 after starting as an intern.

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Events of the Week: ‘Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour,’ Beyond Fest and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour, Beyond Fest and AKA Mr. Chow. New York Film Festival The festival continued to take over Lincoln Center for its second week, with a Priscilla premiere on Oct. 6. Taylor […]

Sheryl Lee Ralph Puts Positive Spin on Emmys Delay Amid Strike: “My Reign Has Been Supreme”

Sheryl Lee Ralph went viral when she sang part of her acceptance speech upon winning the Emmy for best supporting actress in a comedy series last year. Now, with the 2023 Emmy telecast delayed until the new year because of Hollywood’s dual strikes, the Abbott Elementary star is relishing the opportunity to bask in the […]

Quinta Brunson Says She Wants Places For Young People to “Learn About and Care About Their Craft,” Fears “TikTok Is Ruining Art”

Ghetto Film School, the 23-year-old nonprofit that develops students for top universities and careers in the creative industries, held its annual Fall Benefit on Thursday night, honoring a starry trio of Quinta Brunson, Sandra Oh and Danielle Brooks. The event was held at the Los Angeles home of Veronica and Brian Grazer, with guests including […]

Academy Museum Gala Postponed Following Israel Attacks

The Academy Museum gala, which was set to welcome an A-list roster of talent this Saturday, has been postponed following Hamas’ deadly Oct. 7 attack on Israel that left over 1,000 people dead. “Out of respect for the devastating conflict and loss of life happening overseas, we have made the decision to postpone the Academy […]

Taylor Swift’s ‘Eras Tour’ Premiere: Superstar Says Concert Film Is “The Perfect Capture of What This Show Was Like for Me”

Taylor Swift made a movie star appearance at the world premiere of her The Eras Tour concert film Wednesday at The Grove’s AMC Theatre. The superstar — who just before the Los Angeles event announced her film would debut Thursday in North America instead of its initial Friday night release date — arrived early and posed for […]

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle on Need for Safer Social Media Platforms: “People, Specifically Children, Are Dying”

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle opened up about their fight to make social media a safer place, and the impact the internet has had on their own family, during a rare public appearance on Tuesday. The couple took part in Project Healthy Minds’ second-annual World Mental Health Day Festival in New York, joining Carson Daly […]

Events of the Week: Rare Impact Fund Benefit, ‘Loki,’ New York Film Fest and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including Selena Gomez’s Rare Impact Fund Benefit, a Loki launch event and the New York Film Festival. New York Film Festival The annual film fest kicked off on Sept. 29 with the premiere of May December, followed by […]

Selena Gomez Hosts Inaugural Rare Impact Fund Benefit, Calling Mental Health Fund “The Most Important Thing That I’ve Ever Done”

Selena Gomez continued her commitment to mental health awareness Wednesday, hosting the inaugural Rare Impact Fund Benefit: A Night of Radiance & Reflection in Los Angeles. The event supported the Rare Impact Fund’s mission to reduce the stigma associated with mental health and expand access to mental health services and education for young people around […]

Sherry Lansing Toasts 39th Annual California Spirit Event Benefitting the American Cancer Society

The annual California Spirit Food and Wine Event celebrated its 39th year of support for the American Cancer Society on Sunday. Held on the Fox Lot, the event — of which The Hollywood Reporter is a media sponsor — welcomed top chefs from across Los Angeles for an afternoon of eating and drinking, while also […]

Ike Barinholtz Jokingly Says Sorry to Studio Execs for Picketing: “When I’m Pitching TV Shows and Movies, Just Remember That Tonight I Apologized”

Chrysalis held its annual Butterfly Ball gala in Los Angeles on Saturday night, honoring both Lionsgate Motion Picture Group chair Joe Drake and president Nathan Kahane, as well as UTA co-head of talent Chris Hart. Just days after the writers strike ceased, and with SAG-AFTRA still on strike, Ike Barinholtz was quick to make jokes about […]

Events of the Week: ‘Killers of the Flower Moon,’ Clooney Foundation for Justice’s Albie Awards and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for Killers of the Flower Moon, the Clooney Foundation for Justice’s Albie Awards and the Versace Icons Dinner. Los Angeles Beverly Arts Icon Awards The third annual LABA Icon Awards took place on Friday in Beverly […]

‘Barbie’ Album Producers on “I’m Just Ken” Success and How Greta Gerwig Landed Nicki Minaj

Two months after “I’m Just Ken” debuted on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, writer and producer Mark Ronson broke down the making of the Ryan Gosling breakout song at a “The Music Behind Barbie” event in Los Angeles. Joined by Barbie soundtrack producers Kevin Weaver and Brandon Davis, along with music supervisor George Drakoulias, at the […]