HAVING A BALL
With its dramatic city views and its oh-so-hip crowd, you can always count on Hollywood’s Skybar to be hopping, but a few nights back it was absolutely bouncing. Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon was hosting a posh ping-pong party, of all things.
Hot shots like Jamie Foxx picked up a paddle and showed off some mean moves while SNL alum Pauly Shore lounged poolside. The bash was sponsored by an organization called SPIN, which promotes the Olympic sport of table tennis in the relaxed, club-like setting-think choppers, chardonnays and canapes.
Still sexy at 63, Susan mingled with the likes of actor Justin Long and ping-pong pro Soo Yeon Lee, while daughter Eva Amurri danced the night away.
DISHING FOR A CAUSE
While Susan and her pals were working it off, Malibu’s David Arquette and friends were piling it on. David hit red-hot L.A. eatery “Craft” to sample some sweet treats and show his support for The FEED Foundation and its “Hunger in America” project.
Debi Mazar was part of the morsel munching “entourage,” along with “Desperate Housewives”’ Marcia Cross, “American Idol” songbird Katharine McPhee, soap star Alison Sweeney and “CSI Miami’s” Elizabeth Berkley.
Those famous faces weren’t the only stars in the crowd. The flavorful fling also featured some of the city’s most sought after celebrity chefs. Mozza’s Nancy Silverton showed off her culinary flair along with A.O.C.’s Suzanne Goin and “Top Chef’s” Tom Colicchio.
In addition to some fabulous food, guests also got their first glimpse of an upcoming documentary called “Hunger in America,” which delves into the history and causes of the country’s hunger crisis. The film comes from award-winning filmmakers Lori Silverbush and Kristi Jacobson and will be released next year.
DAVE’S NOT HERE
If you’re old enough to remember Dave, you probably remember the 1970s stoner comedy twosome known as Cheech and Chong.
Richard “Cheech” Marin and Tommy Chong delighted counter culture fans with a slew of successful comedy albums as well as their 1978 feature film, “Up in Smoke.”
If you’ve been yearning for a toke of daze gone by, never fear. The funnymen are teaming up once again with a new release called, “Hey Watch This.”
The film includes highlights of the “Cheech and Chong: Lighting Up America” reunion tour and will be released on April 20.
Forty years after they first hit the comedy circuit, it looks like this die-hard duo is still smokin’.
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