FVM Global Salutes Sue Wong, Legendary Designer Who Has Created Her Own World!

FVM Global Salutes Sue Wong, Legendary Designer Who Has Created Her Own World!

I could spend a year waxing poetic on all your virtues. You are a delight, with a great sense of humor. And your laugh is infectious, along with your smile – a smile that accompanies an ever-active and intelligent mind!  Your artistic expression and multi-faceted creative abilities in many different fields leaves many speechless and  in awe. I could go on about your artistic talents but suffice it to say you are an artistic genius!  Your…

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IL BOCCACCIO RESTAURANT: WHERE THE FRENCH DO ITALIAN JUST RIGHT!

IL BOCCACCIO RESTAURANT: WHERE THE FRENCH DO ITALIAN JUST RIGHT!

The restaurant Il Boccaccio in Paris is, as they say in French, “superb.” Actually the restaurant is in the Beverly Hills of Paris, a suburb called Vaacresson. Il Boccaccio is indeed an Italian restaurant, but with a French twist. Everything is locally grown and one can taste it. In addition, Il Boccaccio has an authentic Italian pizza oven. I know, why should one fly to France for pizza, especially since France is known for its…

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“Mining the Spirit:” The Spirited Mind and Art of Leigh McCloskey on Display at the Malibu City Hall

“Mining the Spirit:” The Spirited Mind and Art of Leigh McCloskey on Display at the Malibu City Hall

Artist Leigh McCloskey’s glorious offerings to the Gods of painting, “Mining the Spirit,” were placed on display in the Art Gallery of the Malibu City Hall during a spectacular opening gala on March 24, 2024. The tremendously successful opening was packed with friends and admirers of McCloskey and his wife Carla (who helped curate the show), and they were not disappointed by the artist’s mind-blowing and awe-inspiring works. Simply stated, the show is a sheer…

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Lavish Fete at Palazzo Marrakesh: Sue Wong Event Honors Yue-Sai Kan 

Lavish Fete at Palazzo Marrakesh: Sue Wong Event Honors Yue-Sai Kan 

A spirit of bonhomie permeated the aura of Sue Wong’s exclusive party on Sunday, February 18, 2024 for Yue-Sai Kan, the Oprah of China and one its most honored and well-known personages. The soirée was held at Wong’s fabled Palazzo Marrakesh, in all its splendor.  Yue-Sai Kan is an Emmy-winning television host and producer, successful businesswoman and entrepreneur, fashion icon, bestselling author, and humanitarian whom People Magazine has called “the most famous woman in China.”…

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Producer Extraordinaire Larry Kasanoff: How a Modicum of the Madness and a Measure of Mindfulness Have Guided His Life

Producer Extraordinaire Larry Kasanoff: How a Modicum of the Madness and a Measure of Mindfulness Have Guided His Life

“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of the madness.” Aristotle Larry Kasanoff’s indomitable spirit has helped move society forward, as with all fearless individuals who step into the dark caverns of the unknown. They are the ones who lead us out of the proverbial cave. Kasanoff has taken risks in a town known for playing it safe. Who else could bring to the screen such varied, impactful, and iconoclastic movies as Mortal…

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Steve Cooke: The Musician of Many Talents Takes Center Stage!

Steve Cooke: The Musician of Many Talents Takes Center Stage!

He is such a stunning presence on stage artistically and physically, what with his moving melodies and long curly blonde hair, that you simply cannot take your ears or your eyes off of him when he performs, and you enter a world of audial and visual delight. Indeed, singer, songwriter, composer, and guitarist Steve Cooke creates a musical aura so electrifying one is simply mesmerized! A musician on the global stage, Cooke made a name…

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The Boom Effect: Richie Rich Fashion Victorious in its Los Angeles Debut!

The Boom Effect: Richie Rich Fashion Victorious in its Los Angeles Debut!

The boom effect of the Richie Rich RICHRETTE fashion show has jolted the Los Angeles fashion scene with a stylistically splendiferous outpouring of colour and flamboyance! The Boom: Disco Pop Fun Collection, where street and trans gender meet queer meet disco meet RICHRETTE, exploded onto the scene Thursday night, October 19, 2023 at the Majestic Theater as part of Los Angeles Fashion Week hosted by Art Hearts Fashion. The press release said prepare to be…

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At Home with Leigh McCloskey: A Majestic Vision of the Spirituality of Life

At Home with Leigh McCloskey: A Majestic Vision of the Spirituality of Life

When dear friend of FVM Global Sue Wong invited us to join her at the home of Carla and Leigh McCloskey in Malibu, known as Olandar, for a tour of their library and a meditative Sound Bath healing session, we had no idea that we were about to journey into another world of consciousness both externally and internally.  And what a journey it was! Upon entering Olandar, we were greeted warmly by the McCloskeys.  As…

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AN INTIMATE SUE WONG BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT CHEZ LISA HAISHA

AN INTIMATE SUE WONG BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION AT CHEZ LISA HAISHA

Sue Wong celebrated her birthday with a tight group of 45 friends at a festive and euphoric gathering hosted and organized by her dear friend Lisa Haisha on Saturday evening, April 29th. “I’m deeply honored by Lisa’s warmth, generosity and largesse,” extolled Sue, “and it was great to be surrounded by my bosom camarades as we celebrated the onset of yet another year in my life’s journey.” Lisa, who read a poem she had composed honoring…

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Shaolin Shindig

Shaolin Shindig

First there was silence. And then it began: an all girl’s troupe commenced pounding drums with an unrelenting ferocity, infusing their fury with unexpected light touches of musical humor. In such dramatic fashion the Shaolin Temple of Los Angeles launched its annual celebration of the Chinese New Year on Sunday, January 22, 2023. Every year the Buddhist Shaolin Temple inaugurates this holiday with a gloriously festive event filled with merriment and featuring drummers, lion dancers,…

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