PHOTOS: Dancing All Night at French Heritage Society’s Black & White Ball

French Heritage Society’s (FHS) Black & White Ball, honoring interior designer Geoffrey Bradfield and philanthropists Margaret and Gregory Hedberg, was held yesterday evening at a private club in New York City. “No couple in New York could be as popular and as adorable as the Hedberg’s,” said Board Chairman Elizabeth Stribling. “They are so nice,…

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 2016 Fiesta at The Plaza Hotel

The Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education’s “Fiesta 2016” presented their Gold Medal of Honor to Marcelo Claure (President and CEO of Sprint Corporation), Joanna Fisher (noted arts philanthropist), and Hutton Wilkinson (interior designer) on Tuesday, October 18 at The Plaza Hotel in New York City. As is Fiesta’s tradition the gala co-chairs were Jacqueline…

Celebratory Soiree For Upcoming Casita Maria Fiesta

Barrett Freilinghuysen, Jacqueline Weld Drake, Joanna Fisher, Mary McFadden Jacqueline Weld Drake hosted a celebration for Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education’s upcoming gala, Fiesta! 2016, at her Upper East Side residence last night. Guests toasted Fiesta’s! 2016 Gold medal honoree Joanna Fisher. Guests included Yanna Avis, Steven Aronson, Tony Bechara, ABT’s Ashley Bouder, Clodagh and Daniel Aubry,…

Barbara and Donald Tober Celebrate G.A. Mudge

Barbara and Donald Tober held an intimate soiree for G.A. Mudge, author and photographer of the books,  Alice in Central Park – Statues in Wonderland and Two Alice Statues in Central Park, at The Lotos Club. Mr. Mudge, joined by his wife Sis Mudge, dedicated the evening to the statues in our beloved Central Park. He spoke briefly of the Alice In Wonderland statue…

Dionne Warwick, Kat Graham, Miss Universe Celebrate International Womens Day

 UN Women For Peace Association Celebrates International Women’s Day Honored H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, United Nations Secretary-General Mrs. Ban Soon-taek, Patron of Un Women for Peace Association Eugenio López Alonso, President of Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo HRH Princess Camilla of Bourbon Two Sicilies Same Sky, Accepted by Founder Francine LeFrak March 4, 2016 Delegates Dining Room, United Nations Headquarters…