A sampling of L.A.'s fall social events:
Sept. 7 Macy's Passport presents Glamorama, a fashion show at the Orpheum Theatre benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles and Project Angel Food. Performances by Robin Thicke and Karmin. Tickets start at $75. (877) 252-7814. http://www.macys.com/glamorama.
Sept. 15 L.A. Opera opening night Ignite gala includes dinner, "The Two Foscari" with Placido Domingo and an "Aria" after-party chaired by Stana Katic. Tickets start at $2,500. "Aria" packages for young professionals from $225. (213) 972-3612. http://www.laopera.com/support/galas-events.
Sept. 27 Los Angeles Philharmonic opening night "The Philharmonic Dances" with Gustavo Dudamel conducting, plus dancers onstage at Walt Disney Hall; dinner follows. Tickets start at $2,500. (213) 972-3051. http://www.laphil.com/tickets/opening-night-concert-and-gala/2012-09-27.
Sept. 28 Operation Smile Gala honors Brooke Burke, David Charvet, Jill Grey, the Argyros family, Krista Jajonie, Daneia Sanadiki, Sanuk Corp. Co-chairs are Roma Downey, Mark Burnett, Sue Naegle, Jennifer Salke, Dr. Randy Sherman. Proceeds help children with facial deformities. Beverly Hilton. Tickets start at $500. (323) 904-4400. http://www.operationsmile.org/campaigns/2012/smile-gala.