PHOTOS: 66th Viennese Opera Ball

After a pandemic hiatus, Denise Rich and Jean Shafiroff chaired the 66th Viennese Opera Ball on Friday, May 13, 2022 at Cipriani 42nd Street, New York City. Appropriately themed A Night of Love, 20,000 red roses (courtesy of Royal Flowers and Luz Flora) covered the iconic ballroom, “to send peace and love to our guests and to the world. While tonight is a celebration of love…

PHOTOS: Fifth Annual French Heritage Society Book Award Ceremony

The New York Chapter of French Heritage Society (FHS) celebrated the winning author of the Fifth Annual French Heritage Society Book Award, Agnès Poirier, for her evocative Notre-Dame: The Soul of France on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the headquarters of Villa Albertine in NYC. The program featured a pre-reception, book signing, and discussion with Ms. Poirier moderated by Laura Auricchio, Dean…

PHOTOS: IFFV Spring Gala

The International Friends of Festival Verdi announced their plans for their 22nd season at dinner in a private club and limited to just 180 guests on April 28th.  The evening was curated by chef Massimo Bottura and his team from Osteria Francescana, the three-Michelin-star restaurant based in Modena, known as the hardest reservation to get in the world!  The…

PHOTOS: UNWFPA Awards Luncheon with Fran Drescher, Rosanna Scotto, Kat Graham

Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo, Christian Elliott, The Honorable Joanne King Herring, Vicki Hollub, and Kevin Hyland OBE were honored by UN Women For Peace Association (UNWFPA) at their Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, May 3,2022 at Casa Cipriani. Rosanna Scotto hosted the celebration, welcoming guests she said, “As a reporter and co-host of FOX 5’s, Good Day New York, I have been lucky enough to be able…

NYC is the Street Art Capital of America

Emerging on the streets in the 1970s, graffiti started off as a way for disassociated youths to express themselves, but it was seen by many as an act of vandalism. Over the years, graffiti became seen as an art form, with street art now relevant wherever you go, with many cities offering tours, and Instagrammers…

Out Of Town: Prune Nourry and Robin Kid Exhibitions at Galerie Templon

Question your perceptions and senses with Galerie Templon’s upcoming shows to open the Autumn/Winter 2021 season PRUNE NOURRY – Phoenix Project 4 September – 23 October in Paris at Galerie Templon, 30 Rue Beaubourg. PRUNE NOURRY – Phoenix Project 4 September – 23 October For an exhibition centered on the intertwining themes of art and healing, and rebirth after a…

Artist Jewelry on View & Sale in East Hampton

Claude Lelanne, Man Ray, Jeff Koons, Anish Kapoor, Niki de Saint Phalle, among artists showing jewelry at Sotheby’s East Hampton this August; a collaboration between Tiffany Dubin and Louisa Guinness. Louisa Guinness knows some prefer a Picasso on their walls while others prefer to wear one. The London-based gallerist helps those who prefer to wear…

New Exhibition on Jack Lenor Larsen Opens at LongHouse Reserve

On view June 26 – September 5, 2021 in the LongHouse Pavilion, Jack, Larger Than Life, is an intimate portrait of creator-collector Jack Lenor Larsen (1927–2020). His innovative textiles are presented side by side with his various “enthusiasms,” the objects of craft and art he assiduously gathered, as well as the clothing he collected and…

Macy’s Santaland at Home Presents: Facebook Live Event Series

Macy’s Santaland at Home Presents: Cookies & Milk with Santa Facebook Live Event Series Macy’s Santaland at Home virtual experience welcomes families to a series of Facebook Live events throughout the month of December to celebrate the holidays with Santa, from the comfort and safety of home. How-To Make Reindeer Treats Tuesday, 12/8 at 5PM EST…

‘Liquidus’ Live Digital Performances Inspired by COVID-19 in NYC

Liquidus; a series of solo dance performances conceived during New York City’s COVID-19 shelter in place. Tabula Rasa Dance Theater will livestream this series on YouTube; Saturday July 25, August 1st, 8th, and 15th at 7pm EST. Four dancers from different communities with distinct experiences navigating COVID-19, two who have tested positive and two who have tested negative, will…

MAD About Jewelry Virtual Trunk Shows

New York’s Museum of Arts and Design hosts MAD About Jewelry Virtual Trunk Shows, every week on Zoom. Jewelry enthusiasts and fashionistas will see a behind-the-scenes look at what artists are working on now; learn about their craftsmanship, processes and inspirations; and – best of all – you can shop the pieces you love! The designers will send them right to you, with proceeds directly benefiting the artists and the Museum‘s…