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Scene and Heard: Michael Kohn Gallery party
Scene and Heard: Michael Kohn Gallery party

Just before leaving the 25th anniversary dinner at Michael Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles, Ellen DeGeneres took a turn on the vibraphone with the Lynne Gordon Quartet. "This is harder than it looks," she said, tossing back the mallets. DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi and about 80 others turned up Nov. 19 to celebrate Kohn's longevity. The backdrop: paintings by artists such as Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. After checking out her portrait by Will Cotton, Katy Perry seated herself for dinner between husband Russell Brand and Kohn's wife, restaurateur Caroline Styne. "It's lovely," Perry said of the painting, "Very unexpected." ...