Bronx Students Create Carmen Herrera Mural In Public School

Publicolor founder Ruth Lande Shuman welcomed guests at her home in celebration of Cuban-born artist Carmen Herrera. A mural by the 102-year old artist was recently painted by Publicolor students at New York’s public school MS 244 (New School for Leadership and Arts) in the Bronx. The art project was part of Publicolor’s mission to engage high-risk, low-income students, ages 12-24, in a…

This Art Exhibit Has All Your Favorite Early 2000 Pop Culture Memories

The ultimate throwback – a simpler time when celebrity crotch shots, coke dripping noses, and fake tanner stained clothing were all we cared about. This exhibit will take you back to those days with artwork featuring Brittany Spears, Mischa Barton, Lindsay Lohan, and of course, the dynamic duo, Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie. Ah, it…

Listing: Free Summer Performances With Lincoln Center ‘Out Of Doors’

Free performances all summer long! July 26–August 13 Lincoln Center Out of Doors, one of the country’s longest-running free outdoor summer festivals, opens this year on July 26 and runs through August 13. The 47th edition of the popular festival will fill the Lincoln Center campus with a diverse range of music, dance, spoken word,…

Photos: Funny Man Jay Leno Descends On Hamptons Season Spectacular

Guild Hall launched this summer in East Hampton with their annual Season Spectacular benefit. Saturday evening Jay Leno performed for a sold-out audience at their John Drew Theater.  After a quick welcome from executive director Andrea Grover the funny man kept the audience laughing for more than 90 minutes of nonstop hilarity. Dinner followed nearby…

Brooklyn’s Owen James Gallery Presents ‘Chiaozza: Wall Works’ Exhibit

CHIAOZZA : WALL WORKS by Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao Open from June 9th to August 6, 2017 Chiaozza is the collaborative name of the artistic duo Adam Frezza & Terri Chiao.  Their practice integrates a relationship between color, structure and play. Chiaozza explores these notions primarily through sculpture, but also painting, ceramics, design and installation. For…

Moss & Ross & Gummer Opening Reception in East Hampton

Saturday evening, Longhouse Reserve in East Hampton hosted an opening reception, MOSS + ROSS + GUMMER, celebrating their new Haven Moss Garden and debut of two provocative art installations by artists Toni Ross and Don Gummer.  These will be on view through October 15, 2017. “In 1989, my wife and I moved to Los Angeles with our young and growing family,”…

Hamptons Listing: Jay Leno To Headline Guild Hall Season Spectacular

One night only to catch this legendary star comic! Saturday, July 1 2017 at 7pm Sumptuous Benefit Dinner to Follow Performance at Private Location Jay Leno, the celebrated “Tonight Show” host and comedian, takes the stage at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Saturday, July 1 at 7pm. A benefit dinner immediately follows at a…

Photos: RIOULT Dance NY Opening Night, World Premiere Of Fire In The Sky

Wednesday evening was opening night for RIOULT Dance NY‘s 2017 season at The Joyce Theater! The world renowned French-American choreographer, Pascal Rioult, began the program with a re-staging of his 1995 work, Te Deum. The second act began as the iconic music of Deep Purple rang through the theater for the electrifying world premiere of Fire in the Sky. Sequins, color, and funky fabrics…

Photos: Publicolor’s 2017 Stir, Splatter, & Roll

Publicolor celebrated their Stir, Splatter + Roll Gala May 22 at the Metropolitan Pavilion raising nearly 1.3 million dollars. Ruth Lande Shuman started Publicolor in 1996 with a mission to improve the lives of neglected NYC public school students, teachers, and communities. Shocked by low-income students’ failing test scores, high drop-out rates, and dreary often prison-like facilities,…

Photos: Exhibition of Contemporary Philippine Art At Donna Karan’s Urban Zen

Downtown at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen, Josie Natori with David and Susan Rockefeller held a significant exhibition of contemporary Philippine art. Called Pintô Manhattan Manila, the work of 30 contemporary artists was sold to benefit The Asian Cultural Council and the Pint​ô Museum of Art. The exhibition was curated by by Federico De Vera. Pintô’s founder, the esteemed neurologist Dr. Joven Cuanang attended along…

Photos: Casita Maria Benefit At ETRO’s Madison Ave Flagship Store

Italian fashion house, ETRO, and Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia teamed up to benefit Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education at ETRO’s Madison Avenue flagship store. The collaborative event was hosted by Jacopo Etro, Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia, and Casita Maria’s chairman, Jacqueline Weld Drake. ETRO presented its Pre Fall 2017 men s and women s collections styled…