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…

Two New NYC Hotspots You Must Try

The age old question of “where to go this weekend” just got a little easier! Looking for a luxurious evening with French inspired cuisine? Try Coco J’adore in the Meatpacking District. Looking for something more casual with great outdoor space and creative cocktails? Try Hidden Lane in between Gramercy Park and Union Square. Coco J’adore Officially…

5 Ways Cooking Benefits Your Mental State

It’s no secret that cooking healthy food provides benefits to our bodies, but there’s also evidence that the act of preparing meals can benefit our minds as well. Mental health experts credit cooking with helping to relieve depression, anxiety, eating disorders and other conditions. As various forms of meditation have become in vogue as ways to relax…

Top 5 Instagram Worthy Bakeries in NYC

Donuts, croissants, muffins, pies, cookies, brownies, blondies, cakes, cupcakes, tortes, tartes, and so much more! The top bakeries from all around New York City to get a gram worthy shot – and a delicious bite! 1. Supermoon Bakehouse This bakery is your new obsession. You’ve heard of the cronut BUT HAVE YOU HEARD OF A…

Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion Exhibition at Brooklyn Museum

Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion is the first New York retrospective in forty years to focus on the legendary couturier. Drawn primarily from Pierre Cardin’s archive, the exhibition traverses the designer’s decades-long career at the forefront of fashion invention. Known today for his bold, futuristic looks of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, Cardin extended his design concepts…

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…