Out Of Town: Segerstrom Center For The Arts’ 46th Candlelight Concert

A beautiful winter’s spell seemed to have been cast over Segerstrom Center for the Arts, creating a magical setting for its 46th Candlelight Concert. More than 400 guests gathered on Friday, December 6, contributing more than $2.79 million to support the Center’s array of stellar entertainment, artistic, education and community engagement programs including American Ballet…

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…

Out Of Town: South Coast Plaza’s 50th Anniversary with Helen Mirren, Elizabeth Segerstrom, Frank Gehry

As part of its ongoing 50th Anniversary celebrations and continuing support for the arts, South Coast Plaza presented an evening of Art, Excellence + Friendship on October 30, 2017. 160 guests, including Helen Mirren, Ralph Fiennes,  Michael Govan,    Christopher Forbes, Terry Lundgren, Kevin McKenzie, Bill Viola, Frank Gehry and Plácido Domingo, joined philanthropists, dignitaries, artists, cultural leaders and business executives at an extraordinary concert by the Mariinsky Theatre…

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…

PHOTOS: New York Premiere & Celebration of ‘Henry T. Segerstrom: Imagining The Future’

Henry Segerstrom, philanthropist and visionary developer of California’s South Coast Plaza was celebrated at Carnegie Hall by a VIP gathering of philanthropists, cultural dignitaries, filmmakers, performing artists, and leaders of global fashion brands. Macy’s CEO and Chairman Terry J. Lundgren offered welcoming remarks on behalf of Elizabeth Segerstrom, the glamorous and gracious hostess of the event honoring the life…

YAGP’s Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow Gala

Angel Corella and Irina Dvorovenko hosted Youth America Grand Prix’s Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow gala on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. The evening featured YAGP’s talented student finalists (stars of tomorrow), from over 30 countries, preforming alongside the worlds most prominent ballerinas (stars of today) including…