David Kramer Exhibition, Essential Oils, Open Through March 14, 2020

David Kramer’s Essential Oils is now extended through March 14th, 2020 at the Owen James Gallery. This modern world has not turned out to be the gauzy utopia we were once promised, and David Kramer is here to tell us all about it. The paintings of David Kramer are full of self-deprecating humor, irony and…

PHOTOS: Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The iconic Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute celebrated its 50th Anniversary on Monday, November 4, 2019 at New York University’s Rosenthal Pavilion in New York City, raising vital funds for The Lee Strasberg Creative Center, which has provided scholarships to students for 42 years. This is the first benefit in the school’s storied history. Alumni Alec Baldwin along with Marlo Thomas were the…

PHOTOS: Casita Maria 2019 Fiesta En Fuego!

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education held their annual gala, Fiesta, at The Plaza Hotel on October 15, 2019. Socialites and philanthropists swarmed the Ballroom of the iconic hotel – most dressed in sultry red, the obvious trend of the evening. This year’s Fiesta honored Ambassador Mary Dawkins and Brigadier General Peter Dawkins, John Hardy Jewelry, Edgar Legaspi,…

Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion Exhibition at Brooklyn Museum

Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion is the first New York retrospective in forty years to focus on the legendary couturier. Drawn primarily from Pierre Cardin’s archive, the exhibition traverses the designer’s decades-long career at the forefront of fashion invention. Known today for his bold, futuristic looks of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, Cardin extended his design concepts…

PHOTOS: American Ballet Theatre 2019 Spring Gala

In New York, Autumn is brought in with trendy designers and sleek models walking New York Fashion Week runways. But when the weather gets warmer and it’s finally time for Spring, it’s dancers and their galas that ring in the changing season and beautiful weather. First was Youth America Grand Prix’s 50th Anniversary Gala in…

The Best 2019 Met Gala Looks, and After Party Looks

CAMP is the theme for this year’s fashion event of the year; The Met Gala. Specifically, an essay titled “Notes On “Camp” by Susan Sontag. Here are a few of our favorite looks – and after party looks! But first, what is camp? To start very generally: Camp is a certain mode of aestheticism. It…

PHOTOS: El Museo del Barrio 50th Anniversary Gala

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio proclaimed from the stage of the Plaza Hotel Dia de El Museo Del Barrio at El Museo’s 50th anniversary celebration, May 2, 2019. “The creation of El Museo is one of the moments where history started to change,” said the Mayor as he presented an official proclamation from the City.  This was…

PHOTOS: Publicolor’s 23rd Annual Stir Splatter & Roll Gala

Publicolor celebrated their 23rd annual gala, Stir Splatter + Roll, on April 30, 2019 at Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City. The evening’s colorful cocktail hour had 13 painting stations for guests to participate with some of NYC’s leading artists, designers, and architects including Nicole Miller, Paul Haigh, Pamela Bell, Marvel Architects, Judy Ross, and Tucker Viemeister. New York…

East Hampton’s LongHouse Reserve Celebrates 28th Season Opening

LongHouse Reserve is excited to open its 28th season with Rites of Spring on Saturday, April 27 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM. The gardens will be filled with spectacular displays of flowering trees and showy daffodils that over 30 years have multiplied by hundreds of thousands. The daffodils are now augmented with great swaths of…