Photos: Urban Tech’s 22nd Annual Gala With Hannah Bronfman & Brendan Fallis

The National Urban Technology Center Inc. (Urban Tech) celebrated their 22nd anniversary last week honoring Hannah Bronfman, Valerie Jarrett, Vicki Fuller and Don Lowery. The gala was held at Guastavino’s in New York City with guests including Founder/President Pat Bransford, honoree Hannah Bronfman, Brendan Fallis, Alicia Quarles, Jessica White, Allen Maldonado, Laquan Smith and Ted…

Photos: Tinashe, Justine Skye, Slick Woods at Nasty Gal x Gov Ball Pre-Party

Last night, Nasty Gal teamed up with Governors Ball for a pre-party kick-off to their three-day music festival in New York City. Taking inspiration from the infamous parties of Studio 54 and Andy Warhol’s Factory, Nasty Gal brought together influencers and artists from various intersecting industries to collectively celebrate their love of art, music, and…

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: Cool Culture’s UnGala

The Cool Culture UnGala 2017 brought together more than 200 diverse supporters to celebrate and fundraise for Cool Culture and its programs, and to acknowledge Teresita Fernandez and Reggie Van Lee for their commitment to social justice, diversity, and arts access to all. More than a fundraiser, The UnGala celebrated the cultural vitality of NYC…

Alabama Shakes Performs at Sailor Jerry’s NYC Fleet Week Welcome Party

Last night Grammy-Award winning, Alabama Shakes kicked-off Fleet Week New York festivities by performing a riveting 90-minute set on the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum for sailors and their supporters at the second annual USO and Sailor Jerry Welcome Party.  “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum…

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: 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…

Photos: American Ballet Theatre 2017 Spring Gala

An anchor to the spring cultural and social season; American Ballet Theatre’s 2017 Spring Gala.  Guests arrived at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center for American Ballet Theatre’s Spring Gala on a rainy Monday evening. ABT’s world-famous dancers were featured in the New York premiere of Whipped Cream. Choreographed by ABT Artist-in- Residence Alexei…

This Summer Jump The Waitlist For Your Favorite Tattoo Artists

W Hotels of New York announce the launch of the inaugural In-House Tattoo Artist Series, inviting some of the world’s most celebrated tattoo artists to set up residence, and tattoo parlor, in the hotels’ suites. W Hotels of New York will provide guests with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to jump the artists’ extensive multiyear waiting lists….

2017 Manhattanhenge Dates Announced

Four nights a year, the streets of Manhattan’s grid become the site for a stunning sunset phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge. During Manhattanhenge, the Sun sets in perfect alignment with Manhattan’s East-West numbered streets, creating cinema-worthy photo opportunities. This summer, the full Sun will be visible on the grid on Tuesday, May 30, at 8:12 pm,…

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education Musical 2017

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education, which has provided youth and their families high quality education, arts and social programming in East Harlem and the South Bronx for over 80 years, hosted its annual Musicale 2017, on Thursday, April 27, from 6-8pm at a Private Club in New York City. An intimate, elegant evening…

Hillary Clinton & the 2017 Women for Women International Luncheon

“Women’s Rights is the unfinished business of the 21st Century” – Hillary Rodham Clinton Women for Women International’s Annual Luncheon featured a conversation on women, peace, and security with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton moderated by CNN’s, Christiane Amanpour.  Secretary Clinton spoke on the need in these times for an organization like Women…