Gabourey Sidibe settles in for the show

Inside the ballroom, plates clanked as appetizers were shuffled out. Shortly after 3:45, Oscar-nominated Gabourey Sidibe slinked by in a glittery purple gown. A starstruck attendee snapped a photo of "The Big C" actress as she mulled over where to sit. Settled in a seat with a view of the stage... Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times