updated 12/15/2008 AT 2:00 PM ET
•originally published 12/16/2008 AT 6:00 AM ET
Katherine Heigl and T.R. Knight, enjoying dinner out with Heigl’s mother and hubby Josh Kelley at BLVD 16 at L.A.’s Hotel Palomar. “The group looked to be having a great time,” says an onlooker. Heigl, in red, order mac and cheese, while others in her group ate sashimi.
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner and 3-year-old daughter Violet dined at Toscana in Los Angeles with friends. Outfitted for the chilly night, Garner bundled up in a tweed winter coat while Violet wore a little knit cap. “Ben carried Violet in and out of the restaurant,” says a fellow diner. “They looked like they were having fun. Violet was waving at the people at the tables next to her.”
Jessica Alba, seeking some relaxation at Ona Spa in Los Angeles. The actress treated herself to a 75-minute facial and an 80-minute deep tissue massage. Alba brought along a friend to be pampered with her and was very sweet to the staff, a source tells us.
Kirsten Dunst, dancing up a storm at The Cure’s intimate MySpace-hosted show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles. The actress took in the show from the balcony, nearby Ryan Gosling. “They were on the balcony close to each other,” a source tells us. “She was dancing a lot.” Also at the show: Jared Leto and Paramore singer Hayley Williams.
Sacha Baron Cohen, Isla Fisher and baby Olive, brunching in the lobby at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica. Joined by Rachel Weisz, Darren Aronofsky and their son Henry, the group sat comfortably while Fisher and Baron Cohen passed their daughter back and forth. The funnyman had her for the majority of breakfast, holding her up on his lap and playing with her. He also entertained his adult friends with an animated story while the children played happily.
Kanye West, partying it up at Anchor Bar in New York – with Bill Murray. Both were at the bar for music producer Devo Springsteen’s birthday bash. Murray was spotted in the deejay booth, requesting James Brown songs and dancing, while West sang “Happy Birthday” to Springsteen when he arrived.
By JENNIFER GARCIA, MARISA LAUDADIO and MARY MARGARET
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