A Bit of Scotland in Beverly Hills


One of the hottest parties of the year was a Hollywood-style Scots’ Ceilidh (Scottish word for ‘a gathering’). Held at a private residence in Beverly Hills this past Saturday night, the event was hosted by

Darren Darnborough and friends

Dennis Brown-CFO of Yari Film Group,  Sabrina Morris (“Star Trek”)  Darren Darnborough-Stuck For Staff, Jenna Lynn-Ember Live Productions

and DawnaDave Champagne and Tierny ElizabethShuman of Lighthouse PR.

Everyone on the exclusive VIP list was required to don a visible item of tartan in order to be admitted, and some of the outfits were truly inventive.

The evening included an authentic bagpiper, Dave Champagne and
Tierny Elizabeth, a world-class Highland dancer who performed on the roof top garden amidst a splendid view of Los Angeles.

Additional Sponsors img_5097included Tequila Patron, H2om Water With Intention, Steaz Organic Juice and Ocean Bar Service compliments of Bartender-du-Noir, Jesse.  Chef Nick & Paula Magnani were in the kitchen crafting the dazzling food selections with food provided by Le Pain Quotidien.

On site tastings on img_5114appreciating the finer art of Scotch was provided by Chris Unde of JVS Imports pouring Isle of Skye and Benromah Traditional Scotches.

Evocative art was provided by the Lurie twins, Scott and Craig of Soho Gallery in Studio City.

The  evening was  designed to bring awareness to the work of Hollywood Arts Foundation, who provide education for under-Privileged and minority students in Hollywood.