This week on 'Eye on L.A.'

Originally aired Sat., Jan. 19 at 6:30 p.m.; Re-aired Sat., Apr. 12

Many celebrities are increasingly focused on expanding their roles beyond Hollywood to include philanthropy. Today, celebrity and charity seem to go hand in hand. Here are some of the organizations they're supporting:

Padres Contra El Cancer/Parents Against Cancer

The Art of Elysium

Global Green USA

Make It Right New Orleans

The Children's Health Fund


Not On Our Watch

The 11th Hour

Global Cool

Chaka Khan Foundation

Oprah's Angel Network



Fashion Designer Randolph Duke is known for his stunning one of a kind, red carpet gowns. Last fall, his fans were treated to a runway show which kicked off L.A.'s fashion week, featuring his new couture collection. "Eye on L.A." caught up with Randolph Duke at his newly remodeled Hollywood Hills home, which inspired much of the clothing line and followed him backstage just hour before the runway extravaganza. You can check out Randolph's couture pieces at:

Randolph Duke



"The Margaret Herrick Library" is the cultural arm of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences supported by the Academy Foundation. The library holds some of the world's most extensive and comprehensive research on the subject of motion pictures. Although privately funded, the library is open to the public. For more information, visit:

Margaret Herrick Library/AMPAS



Downtown L.A. is being revitalized with a vengeance and the New Nokia theatre L.A. Live is the most ambitious project yet. With the most innovative acoustics to date, this theatre has already hosted the American Music Awards and some great recording artists. The Nokia Theatre is fast becoming the medium-sized venue of choice. But that's not all. The plans to expand L.A. Live by adding more venues, restaurants and outdoor entertainment are only months away.

For more information on the L.A. Live project, visit:


NOKIA Theatre

Staples Center



Every day in L.A., hundreds of pets are left homeless and nearly 80,000 die in animal shelters throughout Los Angeles County each year. But, the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA is approaching pet adoption differently, allowing thousands of animals to live -- and in wonderful surroundings -- for as long as it takes to find them loving homes.

For more information or to adopt a pet, visit:

Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA

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