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Common, Mary J Blige, Tiffany Haddish, Daniel Kaluuya, Gabrielle Union and more attend A Toast To The Arts

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Common speaks during Toast To The Arts Presented by Remy Martin on March 2, 2018 in West Hollywood, California.

On Friday, March 3, Rémy Martin presented Common’s a Toast To The Arts at Ysabel restaurant in Los Angeles. Celebrities in attendance included Mary J Blige, Tiffany Haddish, Gabrielle Union, Daniel Kaluuya, Kitty Cash, Amanda Seales, Bevy Smith, Angie Martinez, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Cidra Smith, Elaine Welteroth and more.

 

For the event’s 4th year and to celebrate the 2018 Award season, the event honored Charles D. King, Dee Rees, Mary J Blige for MUDBOUND and Mr. Charles Burnett, 2017 Academy Honorary Award recipient. To open the event, singer Audra Day led the evening in a touching prayer to bring everyone together.

 

Common and Mary J. Blige attend Toast To The Arts Presented by Remy Martin on March 2, 2018 in West Hollywood, California.

 

As guests enjoyed dinner and special Oscar themed cocktails by Rémy Martin Cognac, Common made a toast congratulating the black filmakers, producers, and actors at this years Oscar’s Awards show. After dinner, Tiffany Haddish two-stepped the night away catching a quick dance with Mary J. Blige. Gabrielle Union came later in the evening looking straight off the runway in Valentino, as she caught up with Common, Amanda Seales and Angie Martinez with laughs and engaged conversation. Cocktails served at the event include Rémy V Gimlet, Rémy Martin 1738 Sidecar, Rémy Martin XO Old Fashioned, and a Rémy Martin Sour.

 

Common and Tiffany Haddish attend Toast To The Arts Presented by Remy Martin on March 2, 2018 in West Hollywood, California

 

Earlier this year, Rémy Martin supported film in partnership with Wanderluxxe during Sundance Film Festival 2018 with Common and John Legend with other celeb guests in attendance including Idris Elba, Craig Robinson, Jeffrey Wright, Robert Calspar, Lakeith Stanfield, and CEO of BET Debra Lee. At the event, guests enjoyed cocktails such as the Rémy XO Old Fashioned, Rémy Sundance Sidecar, and Rémy V Cosmo from curated cocktail bars as they enjoyed a private performance by Common, John Legend and Anthony Ramos. Songs included hits such as “The Corner”, “Glory” and “Ready To Go Right Now”.

 

Daniel Kaluuya, Dee Rees, Charles Burnett, Mary J. Blige, Common and Charles D. King attend Toast To The Arts Presented by Remy Martin on March 2, 2018 in West Hollywood, California.

 

Credit: Getty Images for Rémy Martin // Jerrit Clark

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