And All That Jazz!
updated 04/07/2003 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 04/07/2003 AT 01:00 AM EDT
KIRSTEN DUNST cuddled with her boyfriend JAKE GYLLENHALL at the Vanity Fair bash.
Producer ARTHUR COHN cheeked out MERYL STREEP, who brought along her youngest daughter, Louisa.
Switching into a Bradley Bayou for Halston tux to party hop, QUEEN LATIFAH gave U2's BONO, who also went home empty-handed, a shoulder to lean on.
BEN AFFLECK and JENNIFER LOPEZ nuzzled all night in a cozy corner, only parting when she briefly hit the dance floor.
EVA AMURRI stuck close to mom SUSAN SARANDON (in Donna Karan) and TIM ROBBINS.
KATE HUDSON tore herself from hubby Chris Robinson to chat with SHERYL CROW.
FARRAH FAWCETT arrived and left with former beau RYAN O'NEAL, who loudly cheered on daughter Tatum when she appeared on the Oscar broadcast. "They're great friends," says Fawcett's rep.
At one point PETER O'TOOLE (with son Lorcan and daughter Kate) stuck out his tongue, which was red from the wine he'd had.
JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT took a licking to a Vanity Fair lollipop.
RICHARD GERE (in Armani) and CAREY LOWELL (in Valentino) beat the party rush with a 10 p.m. entrance.
ELTON JOHN and ANASTACIA (left, watching the ceremony on TV with MANDY MOORE) later joined John Mayer onstage for a rendition of John's hit "Bitch Is Back."
NICOLAS CAGE (in Versace), who went stag for the night, checked in with ED HARRIS (in Armani).
ANGELA BASSETT (right, with RACHEL GRIFFITHS) wore Cantu & Castillo Couture.
Among the guests: Presenter MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY and girlfriend MICHELLE SMITH showed up after the IN STYLE bash.
SALMA HAYEK (right) mingled with fellow Frida-ties BEATRICE DE ALBA, ELLIOT GOLDENTHAL and JULIE TAYMOR and noshed on pizza until 1:35 a.m.
Had she gone into labor on Oscar night, said ZETA-JONES, in a pregnant moment with producer MARTIN RICHARDS, "I would have watched from the hospital."
Under canvas and silk, Sir Elton throws an AIDS benefit
Decorated with 12,000 yards of raw silk and more than 70,000 daffodils, a grand tent in West Hollywood was the scene of the IN STYLE/AOL/Elton John AIDS Foundation fund-raiser (total: more than $700,000). Matt Dillon, Rachel Griffiths and 340 other guests enjoyed an early dinner (spinach-and-ricotta ravioli, veal chops and apple dumplings), followed by Oscar-watching and a concert by Elton John, Anastacia and John Mayer. Will & Grace's Eric McCormack won the Oscar pool—and a $3,000 watch. After the ceremony, Catherine Zeta-Jones stopped by with her own shiny prize. Said Sir Elton: "This is the best Oscars yet. Steve Martin should be knighted."
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Catherine Zeta-Jones's feet were killing her, but she hung in at the Miramax party at the St. Regis Hotel until after 2 a.m. Diane Lane, sipping on a long-neck beer, made a quick cameo with Josh Brolin, skipping the mini pastries. And Patti LaBelle misplaced her green-apple martini. "Somebody stole it! It was right here," she said. "Oh well, that usually means it's time to go home."