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Art opening draws stars to Santa Monica gallery

For Friday, October 14, 2011

By Ben Wood

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 14, 2011

~~<p>STARS TURNED out for a gala art exhibition opening Sept. 24 at Hamilton Gallery in Santa Monica featuring the work of Honolulu&rsquo;s Madeleine McKay along with four other classic realist painters, including actress Brook Adams. Tony Shalhoub, who starred in the TV series &ldquo;Monk,&rdquo; had to show up because he&rsquo;s married to Brook. Also making a splash at the event were Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Lisa Kudrow, Laura Linney, Neil Patrick Harris, Conan O&rsquo;Brien, John Slattery and French Stewart.</p>
<p>Madeleine is the widow of Gardner McKay, star of the 1960s &ldquo;Adventures in Paradise&rdquo; TV show. Her Honolulu friends, such as Realtor Robyn A. Schaefer and Antoine and Ceasarina Spinelli of Bottega Antoine Salon, flew in for the event. Former isle resident Jean Dickinson, now living in L.A., stopped by to say hello. The Spinellis were also in town visiting their son Yves Spinelli, a longtime L.A. resident &hellip;</p>
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STARS TURNED out for a gala art exhibition opening Sept. 24 at Hamilton Gallery in Santa Monica featuring the work of Honolulu’s Madeleine McKay along with four other classic realist painters, including actress Brook Adams. Tony Shalhoub, who starred in the TV series “Monk,” had to show up because he’s married to Brook. Also making a splash at the event were Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Lisa Kudrow, Laura Linney, Neil Patrick Harris, Conan O’Brien, John Slattery and French Stewart.

Madeleine is the widow of Gardner McKay, star of the 1960s “Adventures in Paradise” TV show. Her Honolulu friends, such as Realtor Robyn A. Schaefer and Antoine and Ceasarina Spinelli of Bottega Antoine Salon, flew in for the event. Former isle resident Jean Dickinson, now living in L.A., stopped by to say hello. The Spinellis were also in town visiting their son Yves Spinelli, a longtime L.A. resident … Login for more...



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