Star Gazing 12.3.12

ESSENCE.COM Oct, 29, 2012

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Viola Davis attends the CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

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Shaun Robinson arrives at UNCF's annual 'An Evening of Stars' held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Keyshia Cole performs onstage during UNCF's  'An Evening of Stars' held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend the Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC.

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Tyrese performs onstage during UNCF's 'An Evening of Stars' held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Yolanda Adams performs onstage during UNCF's 'An Evening of Stars' held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Aretha Franklin and Richard Gibbs arrive for the formal Artist's Dinner honoring the recipients of the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors hosted by United States Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, DC.

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Oprah Winfrey at the graduation ceremony for her Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Holly Robinson Peete attends the CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

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Tracee Ellis Ross arrives at UNCF's 'An Evening of Stars' held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Keke Palmer arrives at UNCF's 'An Evening of Stars' held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Tatyana Ali  arrives at UNCF's 'An Evening of Stars' held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Tracy Chapman attends the 35th Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center Hall of States in Washington, DC.

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Amber Riley arrives at UNCF's 'An Evening of Stars' held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Angela Bassett and her husband Courtney B. Vance vacationed with their twins recently at Villa La Estancia in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico.

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Tia Mowry and ABC Family celebrates "25 Days of Christmas" with an all-star skating event at Rockefeller Center in New York City.

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Loretta Devine arrives at UNCF's 'An Evening of Stars' held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Melanie Fiona performs onstage during UNCF's 'An Evening of Stars' held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Kim Coles arrives at UNCF's 'An Evening of Stars' held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Derek Luke attends UNCF's 'An Evening of Stars' held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.

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Anthony Anderson speaks onstage during UNCF's 'An Evening of Stars' held at Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California.