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: The Powers & Perils of Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms have transformed people’s relationships with culture, the media, and one another. These technologies have demonstrated that they have the power to sway popular opinion, raise awareness, and inspire movements. They can spark, build, and foster community…or be manipulated to create negativity and discord. Join the National Institute…

Listing: 34th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner

Dwyane Wade is a three-time NBA World Champion, Finals MVP, and 13-time All-Star. Newest inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Ed Reed, is a Super Bowl Champion and nine-time All-Pro. Wladimir Klitschko is one of the best Heavyweight Champion boxers of all-time and a Gold Medal winner in the 1996 Olympic Games. Christian…

PHOTOS: LongHouse Reserve’s 2019 Summer Benefit

LongHouse Reserve honored Julian Schnabel and Donna Karan at their Summer Benefit this weekend. The evening’s theme was la vie en rose. Guests meandered through dunes strewn with pink and red rose petals, and had been gifted rose-colored sunglasses to sport during the evening. More than 500 people gathered for cocktails, and more than 300 for dinner. The evening raised…

UNCF Celebrates 75 Years of Impact at 7th Annual Masked Ball

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF),  held their annual Masked Ball on Friday, June 7th at the Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club in Livingston, New Jersey. It was an evening of dignitaries, former NFL players, and philanthropist supporters who came together to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the UNCF.  Honored with the Masked Awards was Kevin Cummings, President and CEO of Investors Bancorp, Beverly Jennings, Head Office of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion…

Listing: Ophira & Adira Variety Show at Union Hall

An awesome variety party with comedy, music, magic and more – starring Ophira Eisenberg and Adira Amram & The Experience! Ophira & Adira variety show comes to Union Hall in Brooklyn on Wednesday June 12th at 7:30pm. It’s a two woman show with dancers that has been called “relentlessly entertaining.” Hosted by Ophira Eisenberg (NPR’s…

PHOTOS: Decoration & Design Building Hosts Biannual Spring Market

The iconic Decoration & Design Building (DDB) in New York City hosted its biannual Spring Market, which featured top editorial voices, dozens of design influencers, leading industry trade organizations and nearly 3,000 attendees. This year’s Spring Market delved into the theme Design Confidential presented by Vanguards & Visionaries. Internationally renowned design publications The World of Interiors and British House & Garden hosted programs for the…

PHOTOS: The Tenement Museum’s 2019 Gala at Mandarin Oriental

The Tenement Museum’s 2019 Gala raised over $1 million for Museum projects and causes. The 36th floor of the Mandarin Oriental was buzzing with people as over 400 people – a historic turnout for the Museum comprised of a mix of guests, honorees (Henry Louis Gates Jr., Vartan Gregorian and Stephen B. Siegel) and Museum…

Hamptons Listing: 2019 Halsey House Gala, ‘The Beach Ball’

The Southampton History Museum is pleased to announce that plans are well underway for its signature summer event, the annual Halsey House Gala, to be held on Saturday evening, July 6, between 6:00 and 8:00 pm. The gala takes place in the gardens of The Thomas Halsey Homestead which was established by the pioneering Halsey…