PHOTOS: Theatre Communications Group 2017 Gala Honoring Broadway’s War Paint

Pioneers of theatre, from across America, gathered in New York City on Monday for the Theatre Communications Group 2017 Gala. TCG is a national organization that connects non-profit theaters, both large and small, around the country. They provide grants to artists to create new works, assist in professional development, encourage diversity in the field, publish hundreds of…

Alabama Shakes Performs at Sailor Jerry’s NYC Fleet Week Welcome Party

Last night Grammy-Award winning, Alabama Shakes kicked-off Fleet Week New York festivities by performing a riveting 90-minute set on the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum for sailors and their supporters at the second annual USO and Sailor Jerry Welcome Party.  “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum…

Photos: Publicolor’s 2017 Stir, Splatter, & Roll

Publicolor celebrated their Stir, Splatter + Roll Gala May 22 at the Metropolitan Pavilion raising nearly 1.3 million dollars. Ruth Lande Shuman started Publicolor in 1996 with a mission to improve the lives of neglected NYC public school students, teachers, and communities. Shocked by low-income students’ failing test scores, high drop-out rates, and dreary often prison-like facilities,…

Photos: Save Animals, Look At Art, & Drink! With Leesa Rowland & Animal Ashram

Animal Ashram’s founder Leesa Rowland hosted over 100 guests in an event honoring Last Chance for Animal’s Founder Chris DeRose in an support of Last Chance For Animals and Animal Ashram. The event that was in support of Last Chance For Animals and Animal Ashram was chair Robin Cofer, Liz Derringer, Arden Wohl.  Guests were greeted by shirtless male models whose faces were painted as animals serving vegan hors…

Photos: Youth America Grand Prix’s Star Studded Gala

Amy Astley was the honorary chairman and Marcella Guarino Hymowitz as chairman of Thursday night’s Youth America Grand Prix’s “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow’ Gala” at Lincoln Center. Samantha Boardman-Rosen, Colby Mugrabi, Candice Jordan Miller, Ashley Olsen, Mary Kate Olsen, Lesley Thompson Vecsler all served as co-chairs. CBS’s Keltie Knight welcomed guests…

Photos: Original Penguin Hosted Comedy Night in NYC-Flagship Store

This past Wednesday, ORIGINAL PENGUIN hosted a one-of-a-kind stand-up comedy event to help celebrate the new Spring ’17 collection. The brand’s flagship store in NOHO was transformed into a comedy cellar for the evening as NYC’s fashion tastemakers, music enthusiast and comedy-lovers gathered for a night of laughs, food and fun. The event was hosted…

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…

Southampton Arts Center Exhibition, A Sense of Place

On Friday, February 24, the Southampton Arts Center in Southampton, New York invited journalists Nathaniel Ainley, Sharon Hoge, Wendy Moonan, Corrado Serra, Nadia Palon, Vyna St. Phard, Laren Stover, and Lisa Larson-Walker to a special viewing of the new 2017 exhibit A Sense of Place. Featuring local artists Toni Ross, Bastienne Schmidt, Philippe Cheng and…

PHOTOS: Breaking The Rules Gala & Performance

At the New York City premiere of Rules Of The Game, Pharrell Williams presented his first symphonic score! The show was a collaboration between Pharrell, top choreographer Jonah Bokaer, and renowned visual artist Daniel Arsham.  The performance ended with Pharrell, Jonah, Daniel, David Campbell, and costume designer Chris Stamp on stage with the dancers for a standing ovation. After the…

AFTD Hope Rising Benefit with Performance by Kelli O’Hara

Last nights AFTD’s HOPE RISING BENEFIT co-chaired by Donald Newhouse, Kathy Newhouse Mele, and Daniel Hedaya was a spectacular gathering to honor David Zaslav, (President and CEO of Discovery Communications) with the Susan Newhouse & Si Newhouse Award of Hope. Paula Zahn served as the host for the evening and attendees were dazzled by a selection of songs performed by…