Mingle, belles! Mingle, belles! Gathering in Manhattan, R&B's braided beauty Alicia Keys (left) embraced frock star Jennifer Lopez, while her fellow chart topper, the leather-clad Sheryl Crow, bonded with No Doubt's Gwen Stefani. The back story? The fab four were kicking up their high heels at a photoshoot for Vanity Fair.
Her love is in bloom, and so are her pants: Greeted by shouts of "Mrs. Moder, Mrs Moder!" Julia Roberts went solo to the L.A. premiere of her ensemble comedy Full Frontal. It was the actress's first public outing since she wed Danny Moder July 4.
Look, Ma, one hand! With his new hit drama Road to Perdition breaking away at the box office, Tom Hanks did a news cycle to fetch the paper in Malibu.
In other wheel world news, Tour de France phenom Lance Armstrong shouldered the burden of friendship when pal Robin Williams, a keen cyclist, traveled to Lannemezan, France, to cheer on the champ.
Good wheels hunting: Ben Affleck had an auto-body experience when he test-drove a Bentley Azure Mulliner at a Beverly Hills dealership. The actor didn't buy the ride, though. At $431,145, maybe sticker shock drove him away.
Space cadet: Hoping to boldly go where no band boy has gone before—outer space—'N Syncer Lance Bass trained in a Soyuz TM simulator at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center near Moscow.
What'd I say? Ray Charles isn't telling, but the legendary bluesman struck a chord with Janet Jackson at the Atlanta Heroes Awards, where he was honored. Says Charles: "Janet and I had a good talk that night."
A Ford expedition: No longer laying low, Calista Flockhart surfaced alongside her beau, action hero Harrison Ford, at the New York City premiere of his new Cold War submarine epic K-19: The Widowmaker.
In Malibu a chatty Sharon Osbourne strolled with her high-spirited hubby, Ozzy, on a break from his seventh Ozzfest tour. Osbourne, who underwent colon cancer surgery on July 3, begins chemotherapy treatments on July 29.