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,…

Listing: Bernadette Peters, Anthony Haden Guest to Present Awards at Urban Stages Gala

Urban Stages’ Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill are excited to announce that this year’s presenters will be Tony Award Winner, Broadway’s Bernadette Peters  who will present the award to Donna Murphy, and Emmy Award winner and celebrated journalist Anthony Haden-Guest will present to Edwina Sandys as they celebrate35 years of acclaimed…

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: 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: 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…

PHOTOS: Lang Lang International Music Foundation 10th Anniversary Concert Dinner

The Lang Lang International Music Foundation™ (LLIMF) raised more than 1.6 million dollars at their 10th Anniversary Gala Concert Dinner in New York City on Wednesday (October 10th), funding the organization’s efforts to educate, inspire, and motivate the next generation of music lovers and performers. The world-renowned pianist and creator of the foundation, Lang Lang,…

PHOTOS: Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Black Tie Ball

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Hosted Brooklyn Black Tie Ball and After Party Honoring Marcus Wainwright, Founder and Chief Brand Officer of Fashion Label, Rag & Bone and Nancy Bowe, Board Member and Former Board Chair at Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy  Event Raised 1.27 Million, Benefitting the Park’s Programming   Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (Conservancy) hosted its sixth annual Brooklyn Black…

Listing: Macy’s Herald Square Celebrates The Polo Red Rush Launch With Ansel Elgort

MACY’S HERALD SQUARE CELEBRATES THE POLO RED RUSH LAUNCH WITH ANSEL ELGORT THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11th @ 6PM Macy’s and Ralph Lauren fragrances present the Polo Red Rush launch celebration, featuring a special appearance by Ansel Elgort. Be one of the first 200 customers to make an $85 Polo Red Collection purchase to meet Ansel and have him autograph your Polo Red Rush…

PHOTOS: together1heart Gala honoring Susan Sarandon & Danny Abeckaser

Susan Sarandon  celebrated her 72nd birthday early, alongside Danny Abeckaser Monday evening. The pair were honored by together1heart at their inaugural New York Gala at TAO Downtown. Together1heart works to end human trafficking and to support women’s rights globally. Susan showed up in a chic black pantsuit with flower embellishments on the collar. While walking the…