Written For Dance, RIOULT Dance NY’s 2018 Season

Living Separately, Thriving Together ; A look into the creative minds of Pascal Rioult and Polina Nazaykinskaya By Sarah Badham When asked about transitioning from dancer to choreographer, Pascal Rioult, of RIOULT Dance NY, recalls working with Martha Graham. He remembers her saying that she was put on this earth to be a choreographer, and…

Listing: Vinho Verde Wine Experience on June 9, 2018

One of the most hotly anticipated parties on the Summer social calendar, The Vinho Verde Wine Experience returns once more to NYC for ever-flowing wine + food bites from some of New York’s hottest restaurants including  Eataly, Ferris, Conmigo, Silly Chilly Dumplings, and MY/MO Mochi Ice Cream. Entertainment provided from NYC’s very own DJ Tom Macari and artist Christopher Ghiraldi, who will be doing live…

PHOTOS: New Book Featuring Joan Rivers, Audrey Hepburn & More Launches at The Lowell Hotel

On Wednesday night, May 16th, Josie Natori hosted a cocktail party to celebrate Joseph Cicio’s first book “FRIENDS* *Bearing Gifts” at the Club Room in The Lowell Hotel. The book emphasizes the importance of relationships, and is a reflection on a life filled with warmth, beauty, and ultimately exceptional memories. Lauren Bacall, Prince Charles, Audrey Hepburn, and Joan Rivers are just a few of…

Listing: Drag Queen Bingo at LeGrande Lounge

  Drag Bingo at LeGrande Lounge in The Time New York Hotel officially launches Monday, May 21st and will be held on the second Monday of every month! Join Queens Brita Filter (@TheBritaFilter), Jannifer Sport (@JanSportNYC),  Lagoona Bloo (@LagoonaBlooNYC), and Rosé (@RoseWithAnAccent) for signature cocktails including the French Kiss Martini, SexyBerry Marg, Queer Royal for $12 each. Food specials included Chicken…

New Charles James Book Celebrated At The Halston House

A new definitive Charles James biography by Michèle Gerber Klein was celebrated on May 10th at The Halston House. Fashionistas and socialites alike gathered to purchase the first signed copies of Charles James: Portrait of Unreasonable Man: Fame, Fashion, Art. Roy Halston Frowick’s (Halston) former townhouse was designed by the great mid-century architect Paul Rudolf. The relationship between Charles…

Listing: Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY Presents The Masque of the Red Death

Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY Presents The Masque of the Red Death Inspired by the Edgar Allan Poe June 28, 2018 at 8pm June 29, 2018 at 8pm The Joyce Theater Since their last appearance at The Joyce Theater’s Ballet Festival in 2015, Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY has continued to thrill audiences, most recently at Canada’s National Arts Centre and in…

The Best and Worst Looks of the 2018 Met Gala

The Costume Institute’s spring 2018 exhibition—at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters— features a dialogue between fashion and medieval art from The Met collection to examine fashion’s ongoing engagement with the devotional practices and traditions of Catholicism. Serving as the cornerstone of the exhibition, papal robes and accessories from the Sistine Chapel sacristy,…

Listing: RIOULT Dance NY 2018 New York Season At The Joyce Theater

RIOULT Dance NY, the American modern dance company with a European sensibility dedicated to the creation and presentation of the work of choreographer Pascal Rioult, announces its 2018 New York season May 30th – June 3rd at The Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue, at 19th Street, NYC). Hailed by the New York Times as having…

PHOTOS: YAGP Gala Brings Out Hollywood and Ballet Stars

Advancing young ballet dancers is Youth America Grand Prix’s mission.  Last evening at their ‘Stars of Today Meets the Stars of Tomorrow’ gala at Lincoln Center NBC’s Hoda Kotb took to the stage and addressed the standing room only crowd, “YAGP bridges the gap between young dancers and their education and performance opportunities. It sends…

PHOTOS: The Vienna Philharmonic Society Benefit

At a private club The Vienna Philharmonic Society presented The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra for over one hundred benefit guests. There are many grand fundraisers in New York, but some nights are special and this is always because of their hosts.  Although the Chairman of The Vienna Philharmonic Society, Marifé Hernández, was unable to attend, her attention was evident everywhere.  Resting comfortably at home, recovering…