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Whale of a Time

| December 1, 2015 | Parties National

THE PARTY The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts set the stage for Oceana’s mindfully curated benefit, A Concert for Our Oceans. The musical program featured performances from a bevy of talented artists, including Kristen Bell, Amanda Seyfried and Kesha, alongside the 50-member Blue Oceans Orchestra, providing the right blend of sophistication and timelessness. THE SCENE An idyllic patio welcomed guests who sipped on libations and indulged in sumptuous bite-size hors d’oeuvres, like glazed duck on baby bao buns. As the sun descended, a convivial aura filled the open space, where notable attendees like January Jones and Modern Family’s Nolan Gould enjoyed the alfresco reception while Sharon Lawrence and Katharine McPhee prepped their voices backstage. THE HIGHLIGHTS After expressing her love for music and writing, the sweet and soft-spoken Mary Steenburgen charmed the audience with a surprise performance of a song entitled “I Choose You,” which she wrote for her husband, Ted Danson. –Photos by Movi-Inc


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