updated 12/19/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST
•originally published 12/19/1988 AT 01:00 AM EST
Richard Gere, doing his Tibetan thing, joined bearded musician Kitaro, composer Philip Glass, far right, and monks at a Tibet House benefit. The skeleton belongs to Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart, who also performed.
Meryl in peril? No, just a slightly flustered exit by Streep and her husband, sculptor Don Gummer, after an AIDS research benefit at N.Y.C.'s Carnegie Hall.
Demi Moore flipped on the Z-Force when Bruce Willis rented a California amusement park for their first anniversary fete with 60 pals. The tab for four hours? $12,000.
Eye-opener Molly Ringwald showed at the Tequila Sunrise premiere with steady date Phil Joanou, 27, who directed the film U2 Rattle and Hum. Molly's latest flick is Fresh Horses.
Now, those are fans: After a concert in the Ivory Coast, some locals made LL Cool J an honorary king, though the rapper seemed to prefer his hat to the crown on his lap.
When they met backstage after his one-man show to benefit Carnegie Hall, Bill Cosby was clearly honored to greet a legend, 86-year-old opera great Marian Anderson.
In a rare sighting of a reclusive duo, rocker Ric Ocasek emerged from N.Y.C.'s M.K. nightclub with supermodel girlfriend Paulina Porizkova. He has split from his wife of 16 years.