Sheryl Crow and Ben Affleck
10/18/2007 AT 06:00 AM EDT
, hanging with pal Sheryl Crow
during a party at New York's Soho Grand penthouse following a
Cinema Society screening of his film Gone Baby Gone.
the bash (including Casey Affleck
and Patricia Clarkson
enjoyed a spread of comfort food – meatloaf, mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts – in a comfy setting with big beds and sofas. And a thin looking Affleck shared a diet secret with PEOPLE earlier in the night. "[I] just lay off the bread," the actor said. Back at the penthouse bash, Clarkson raved about the man of the hour. "Ben is a wonderful guy," she told us. "He made a great movie."
Newly engaged Rose McGowan,
indulging a sweet tooth at Beverly Hills bakery Crumbs,
where she picked up cupcakes in flavors including coconut, piña
colada, caramel apple and vanilla. (No sign of her director fiancé Robert Rodriguez,
, enjoying a poolside dinner at blue
on blue in Beverly Hills' Avalon Hotel.
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taking in an explosive Kanye West
performance from atop a banquette inside a T-Mobile Sidekick LX
party at the Clubhouse at the Griffith Park's Harding and Wilson Golf Course
in Los Angeles. The rapper offered attendees (including Carmen Electra
and Shia LaBeouf
) a long performance
dominated by tunes from his latest disc, Graduation
(and blinding strobe lights that had audience members joking they'd have seizures). Meanwhile, Electra watched front-and-center, shimmying from inside her banquette. Jeremy Piven
alternated his attention between his male friends and a group of women who congregated around him, and LaBeouf enjoyed the company of a few female partygoers, too.
playing his favorite role – doting grandpa – during lunch at AMMO in Hollywood with his wife, daughter Bryce Dallas Howard,
her husband Seth Gabel
(Dirty Sexy Money
) and their 8-month-old son.
By JENNIFER GARCIA, MAUREEN HARRINGTON, SCOTT HUVER, MARISA
LAUDADIO, ALYSSA SHELASKY and JEFFREY SLONIM
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