PHOTOS: The Vienna Philharmonic Society’s Concert and Dinner

The Vienna Philharmonic Society celebrated with a black-tie concert and dinner in a private club.  Limited to just 150 guests, it was arguably the most elegant event of the current social season, and under distinguished patronage including H.E. Wolfgang Waldner, Ambassador of Austria to the United States and Mrs. Gudrun Faudon-Waldner; H.E. Jan Kickert, Permanent Representative of Austria to…

PHOTOS: 2019 UN Women For Peace Association Awards Luncheon

UN Women for Peace Association’s (UNWFPA) Annual Awards Luncheon, in celebration of International Women’s Day, was held on Friday, March 1st at the United Nations Headquarters. This year, UNWFPA honored five distinguished individuals: actor, writer, and activist Ben Stiller (UNWFPA Advocacy Award), fashion designer Naeem Khan (Women’s Empowerment Award), philanthropists Albert and Deidre Pujols (Humanitarian Award), and Think Equal Founder and CEO Leslee…

PHOTOS: The O.G. Experience Exhibition Now Open in Chelsea

The The O.G. Experience , an unprecedented art exhibit that showcases works exclusively created by formerly incarcerated artists, is now open in NYC! Featuring a national cohort of seventeen artists from various disciplines, the 30-plus featured works lend themselves to a broad, multifaceted response to mass incarceration, using video, sculpture, painting, photography, commissioned installations, poetry…

Listing: GRAMMY-nominated Orchestra ‘The Knights’ Family Show

An hour-long Family Matinee where audiences of all ages are introduced to classical music in a fun, relaxed, and interactive setting. New Yorkers are invited to sing, dance, and learn about music with the GRAMMY-nominated orchestra The Knights. Excerpts from diverse repertory will be interspersed with hands-on demonstrations and Q&A, in an interactive matinee performance…

PHOTOS: Sleeping Beauty Dreams NYC Premiere

Sleeping Beauty Dreams made its New York premiere last weekend at the The Beacon Theater on the Upper West Side. A technology focused contemporary dance and art show, featuring prima ballerina Diana Vishneva as Princess Aurora. The prince was performed by Marcelo Gomes and his new husband Nick Palmquist on alternating evenings. This was Vishneva and…

PHOTOS: 61st Annual Dance Magazine Awards

Misty Copeland was smiling bright at the 61st Annual Dance Magazine Awards. An evening that recognizes outstanding men and women whose contributions have left a lasting impact on dance. But the ABT star opened the evening on an emotional note “I’ve just come from Arthur Mitchell’s memorial service. Celebrating a life of such incredible impact, puts so…

PHOTOS: An Evening Of Charles James with The Museum at FIT

Dr. Valerie Steele and The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology hosted an evening with author Michèle Gerber Klein about her new book Charles James: Portrait of an Unreasonable Man: Fame, Fashion, Art.  Part of Gerber Klein’s nationwide tour, the event was attended by more than 300 people. They listened as Gerber Klein and Steele explored the life of America’s first grand master of…

Netflix’s Narcos Pop Up Open Now

Now open in New York City, Narcos: Mexico pop up! Netflix is bringing to life with an interactive experiences based on their new show, out on Netflix November 16. Keeping in the autumnal spirit, the free event features an artificial corn marijuana maze – a nod to “The Rockefeller of Marijuana” Miguel Felix Gallardo and the DEA’s burning…

PHOTOS: Youth America Grand Prix Celebrates 20 Years of Ballet

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) is the largest global network of dance. Many of the world’s top ballet stars emerge from their scholarship program including Kimin Kim (Mariinsky Ballet), Dylan Gutierrez (Joffrey Ballet), Sasha De Sola (San Fransisco Ballet), Angelo Greco (San Francisco Ballet), and Calvin Royal III (American Ballet Theatre). All were in attendance Friday evening as YAGP celebrated their 20th…

PHOTOS: House of Peroni Opening Curated by Art Production Fund

The West Village was buzzing last week when Italy’s premium lager, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, and the Art Production Fund teamed up to debut the third annual installment of House of Peroni. The brands annual pop-up experience brings style to the world of beer as it celebrates a dynamic mix of forward thinking artists and creatives. New…