In addition to the Latino Fundraiser that will be held at the Hancock Park home of Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith-Banderas, President Obama will attend a second Hancock Park Fundraiser – a $35,800 a plate dinner at the Hancock Park home of “Hitch” producer James Lassiter and his wife, Mai, anc co-hosted by Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith; Troy Carter (Lady Gaga’s manager) and his wife, Rebecca; and Def Jam senior vp Jay Brown and his wife, Kawanna, head of Magic Johnson Enterprises.
Read more about this second event by clicking the link below:
The Hollywood Reporter – Obama Adds Second Event to Los Angeles Fund Raising Trip
The article states that this is a late afternoon “dinner” and that the Latino Fundraiser will immediately follow. If that’s the case, we can expect traffic delays to start earlier in the day. Stay tuned for traffic alerts!
The Obama Campaign expects to raise $1 Million between these two events.
Mary has lived in the Hancock Park area for over 20 years - including homes in Larchmont Village and Windsor Square. Mary has lived in some great places in her life - but none compare to the convenience and majesty of our neighborhood. For Mary, the neighborhood has been a wonderful home to her large, extended family...at one time she had family members living on seven different Hancock Park area blocks! Larchmont Buzz is a labor of love - built to celebrate the neighborhood and to elevate the conversation in the area.