Star Gazing 11.15.12

ESSENCE.COM Oct, 29, 2012

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At D.C.'s National Museum of Women in the Arts, Viola Davis and Cicely Tyson pose together at an event honoring them, hosted by the National Domestic Workers Alliance. (Seated with them is political organizer Ai-jen Poo.) 

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Angela Bassett and Ruby Dee attend the Life's Essentials With Ruby Dee screening at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City.

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Natalie Cole performs onstage during the 2012 Latin Grammys Person of the Year ceremony, honoring Caetano Veloso, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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Jordin Sparks attends the Excedrin Migraine Education Campaign launch at Herald Square in New York City.

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Rihanna celebrates with fans on the plane to her first stop of the 777 tour — she will do 7 countries in 7 days and 7 shows in celebration of the release of her new album, Unapologetic.

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Gabrielle Union attends a basketball game between the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Willow Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith walk to the launch of the Senate Caucus to End Human Trafficking at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C.

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Nick Cannon leaves a Today show taping at the NBC Rockefeller Center Studios in New York City.

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Angel Reda, Adam J. Smith, Dawnn Lewis, Vanessa Williams, David St. Louis and Kristy Johnson take the final bow at the end of their performance Intimate Apparel on opening night at the Pasadena Playhouse in Pasadena, California.

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Niecy Nash attends the launch of the charity Tie the Knot, held at The London West Hollywood hotel in West Hollywood, California.

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Christina Milian attends a basketball game between the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.