PHOTOS: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Gala at The Plaza Hotel

American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (AFIPO), which supports the world class Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO), held its annual New York Gala celebrating Israel and the arts on Nov. 18 at The Plaza Hotel. The event raised funds for KeyNote, the Orchestra’s youth music education programs, and honored singer-songwriter David Broza and fashion designer…

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,…

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,…

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…

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…

PHOTOS: American Ballet Theatre 2019 Spring Gala

In New York, Autumn is brought in with trendy designers and sleek models walking New York Fashion Week runways. But when the weather gets warmer and it’s finally time for Spring, it’s dancers and their galas that ring in the changing season and beautiful weather. First was Youth America Grand Prix’s 50th Anniversary Gala in…

The Best 2019 Met Gala Looks, and After Party Looks

CAMP is the theme for this year’s fashion event of the year; The Met Gala. Specifically, an essay titled “Notes On “Camp” by Susan Sontag. Here are a few of our favorite looks – and after party looks! But first, what is camp? To start very generally: Camp is a certain mode of aestheticism. It…

Listing: Bernadette Peters, Anthony Haden Guest to Present Awards at Urban Stages Gala

Urban Stages’ Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill are excited to announce that this year’s presenters will be Tony Award Winner, Broadway’s Bernadette Peters  who will present the award to Donna Murphy, and Emmy Award winner and celebrated journalist Anthony Haden-Guest will present to Edwina Sandys as they celebrate35 years of acclaimed…

Listing: Erotic Feminism in the #MeToo Era at The Artist Outpost Gallery

Introducing The Artist Outpost, a multipurpose, 2000-square ft. duplex, showcasing curated up-and-coming designers on the top floor boutique, and collective shows in the downstairs gallery. The design caters to those who crave a unique space, and the hidden gem of East Harlem is located on a picturesque cobblestone street, enchanting viewers as they experience it. The…

PHOTOS: Sleeping Beauty Dreams NYC Premiere

Sleeping Beauty Dreams made its New York premiere last weekend at the The Beacon Theater on the Upper West Side. A technology focused contemporary dance and art show, featuring prima ballerina Diana Vishneva as Princess Aurora. The prince was performed by Marcelo Gomes and his new husband Nick Palmquist on alternating evenings. This was Vishneva and…

PHOTOS: 61st Annual Dance Magazine Awards

Misty Copeland was smiling bright at the 61st Annual Dance Magazine Awards. An evening that recognizes outstanding men and women whose contributions have left a lasting impact on dance. But the ABT star opened the evening on an emotional note “I’ve just come from Arthur Mitchell’s memorial service. Celebrating a life of such incredible impact, puts so…