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"Great Garbo was Hollywood's first leading lady with the most alluring eyes ever captured as seen in the competing portraits of her by noted photographers C.S. Bull and George Hurrell, with just her face and gaze she defined Hollywood glamour and immortalized an era," according to the Andrew Weiss Gallery who will be displaying some rare vintage Garbo photos in a special exhibition and silent auction for this evening.

Please join Jono at this special, fun evening saluting the famous and reclusive Hollywood icon--Greta Garbo at the charming, cozey, boutique-style Crescent Hotel.

[NOTE: Dramatically discounted tickets to this event for only $15 including one glass of red or white wine, gourmet tray passed appetizers from 7-8 p.m., a complimentary chauffeured ride via (that does not include gratuity and must start or end at the Crescent Hotel up to a $30 value each direction) and access to the Greta Gardbo classic photo exhibition are ONLY available online through Friday, November 2 via ] Additional glasses of wine, cocktails or non-alcoholic beverages can be individually purchased at the event.

From November 2 onward, ADVANCE ONLINE tickets will be $20 each or $25 at the door on the night of the event.

Parking: Valet parking is available for $7 or limited street parking is also available. Guests may also park in the Crescent Hotel's parking garage located at 455 N. Crescent Drive.

This event is being produced by L.A. Winetasting and its organizer Jean Baptiste. Jono has attended several of Jean's wine related events in the past and highly recommends them. One particularly memorable event was a roofgarden winetasting at the historic Hollywood Tower apartment building (on Franklin Avenue near Argyle and the Hollywood Freeway) which is not usually open to the public.

I never said, 'I want to be alone.' I only said 'I want to be let alone!' There is all the difference!”
Greta Garbo

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  • Jono

    I am leaving on an important business trip next Monday and got tied up at my office in Chatsworth handling some last minute urgent details, but I WILL BE THERE--probably not till around 7:40pm. Sorry for the inconvenience, but my career/living has to come first and our group does not have any assistant organizers.

    November 30, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is the group meeting any where in particular or are we just on our own?

    November 29, 2012

  • Jono

    FYI--the comment about Garbo being Hollywood's first leading lady was the comment of this wine event's art gallery producer--NOT MY OPINION--though Garbo was definitely in the industry's very top rung of film actresses.

    October 31, 2012

  • Lionel

    @Jerry, I think it safe to infer that you are an Obama supporter. That being the case, can you tell us when Obama is going to come clean about Bengazi-gate? People died, you know.

    October 31, 2012

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