Star Tracks - June 22, 2004
Former President Bill Clinton makes a grand entrance with his wife, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, at a soiree celebrating the release of his memoir, My Life, at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday. The autobiography hit stores Tuesday.
Angelina Jolie is an uplifting presence at World Refugee Day in Barcelona on Sunday. The actress, who's a United Nations goodwill ambassador, donated $500,000 to the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees to establish a legal resource center, which will provide lawyers for children who immigrate to the U.S. without their parents.
Jim Carrey advertises his talent during a tribute to screenwriter Charlie Kaufman (who wrote Carrey's The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) at the Nantucket Film Festival in Massachusetts on Saturday.
ICE MAN COMETH
Ice, ice baby: Michael Vartan shows off some fancy skate-work Saturday at the HBO All Star Family Sports Jam in Santa Monica, Calif., which benefited Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. The Alias star and avid hockey player was on a break from filming the romantic comedy Monster-in-Law with Jennifer Lopez.
READY TO ROLL
Jamie Lee Curtis proves she's a skate-punk at heart (remember Freaky Friday, anyone?) at the HBO All Star Family Sports Jam in Santa Monica on Saturday. The actress tested her drop-in abilities at the charity event's makeshift skate park.
CAT IN THE HAT
Tim McGraw gets amped as he performs at the Sound Advice Amphitheater in West Palm Beach on Saturday. The country star is in the midst of his Out Loud tour, which launched June 11 and continues until Aug. 6.
NO JOE SCHMO
Ben Affleck may look like a regular guy as he leaves his Santa Monica home on Monday, but he just got richer: The actor won $356,400 for taking first place in the Commerce Casino's California State Poker Championship over the weekend. He beat nearly 90 players, including Spider-Man 2 star Tobey Maguire.
Kevin Kline and wife Phoebe Cates make a dashing couple at Monday's New York premiere of De-Lovely, in which Kline stars as famed American composer Cole Porter.
ISN'T IT ROMANTIC?
Alanis Morissette and fiancé Ryan Reynolds (Van Wilder) only have eyes for each other at the New York City premiere of De-Lovely on Monday. The singer makes a cameo in the film.