Must Attend: Variety’s Calendar of Events

Check out Variety’s Must Attend calendar of events.

May 11, Wednesday

Eugenio Derbez, Samara Weaving, Max Greenfield and Betsy Brandt premiere their comedy “The Valet.”
The Montalbán, Hollywood

Kathy Hilton and Rebecca Hessel Cohen host an afternoon tea party to celebrate the launch of LoveShackFancy’s home collection.
Private residence, Los Angeles

May 12, Thursday

“Dear White People” star Logan Browning hosts the inaugural LA Girls Rise, a fundraiser for Girls Inc. of Los Angeles.
Paramount Studios, Hollywood

Louis Vuitton’s Nicolas Ghesquière hosts a fashion show and an after-party for the house’s 2023 Cruise Collection.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, Calif.

May 13, Friday

The three-day RuPaul’s DragCon kicks off with a ribbon cutting followed by a RuPaul DJ set.
Los Angeles Convention Center

May 14, Saturday

Millie Bobby Brown, Noah Schnapp, Finn Wolfhard, David Harbour, Winona Ryder and Matt and Ross Duffer walk the red carpet for the Season 4 premiere of “Stranger Things.”
Netflix Studios Brooklyn, New York

George Takei is the grand marshal of the inaugural Japan Parade, which celebrates “the friendship between NYC and Japan.”
81st Street and Central Park West, New York

Woody Harrelson receives the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award for his hemp and cannabis advocacy at the 18th annual Emerald Cup Awards.
The Montalbán, Hollywood

May 16, Monday

Seth Meyers hosts the 92nd Street Y’s 2022 “A Love Letter to New York” gala. Honorees include dancer and choreographer Judith Jamison, web pioneer and civic engagement advocate Craig Newmark and Jeff Schoenfeld, an advocate for the LGBTQ and Jewish communities.
92nd Street Y, New York

The cast of Broadway’s “Six” performs at Family Equality fundraiser Night at the Pier. Jordan Roth and Richie Jackson are honored.
Pier Sixty, New York

May 5, Thursday

Deborah Roberts and Lesley Stahl are among the guests at the New York City Ballet’s Spring Gala.
David H. Koch Theater, New York

Paul Raci, Ryan O’Connell, Phil Lord and Chris Miller present at the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Awards ceremony.
Sony Pictures Studios, Culver City

Variety’s Power of Women New York honors Venus Williams, Amanda Seyfried, Drew Barrymore, Queen Latifah, Camila Cabello and Kim Cattrall.
The Glasshouse, New York

May 6, Friday

Ariana DeBose presents the Excellence in Media Award to Judith Light at the GLAAD Media Awards; Wilson Cruz is recognized with the Vito Russo Award. Hosts are Peppermint and Peloton instructor and “Dancing With the Stars” contestant Cody Rigsby.
New York Hilton Midtown

The Little Market co-founders Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla host a pre-Mother’s Day brunch.
Issima, West Hollywood

May 7, Saturday

“Queer Eye” hosts Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, and Jonathan Van Ness attend an FYC screening of Season 6 of their Netflix makeover show.
Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood

May 8, Sunday

A reception for “Keeping Company With Sondheim,” a doc about director Marianne Elliott’s production of “Company,” is followed by a special screening of the film.
Taglialatella Galleries, New York

Gary Oldman and Jack Lowden participate in a Q&A following a screening of Apple TV+’s “Slow Horses.”
Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood

May 9, Monday

Jean Smart, Hannah Einbinder, Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Mark Indelicato, Meg Stalter and Johnny Sibilly premiere Season 2 of HBO Max’s “Hacks.”
DGA Theater, Hollywood

Hulu’s “Candy” kicks off with stars Jessica Biel, Melanie Lynskey, Timothy Simons, Pablo Schreiber and Raúl Esparza.
El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood

Uzo Aduba and Paramount global president and CEO Bob Bakish are honored at The Actors Fund Gala.
Paramount, Hollywood