The 49th Annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House New York

Quiet Luxury is over. Maximal Luxury is the look, especially at the 49th Annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House New York, the premiere interior design event of the season, and the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club’s largest fundraising benefit.

Since the black-tie benefit Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club President’s Dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street in April, the twenty-four top designers and architects nationwide have brought their unique vision to the gentrified landmark building chosen for the show.

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Young Concert Artists 63rd Annual Gala

“‘S Wonderful, ‘S Marvelous” On Thursday evening April 4th, the Young Concert Artists 63rd Annual Gala held a splendid celebration at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Manhattan.

Gala chair Ann Ziff and honorary chairs, Deborah Borda, Anne Akiko Meyers, and Christopher Wheeldon welcomed guests for the pleasures of a cocktail party, classical musical performance, dinner, and live auction to benefit the nonprofit organization.

The evening’s honoree was the dashing former New York City Ballet soloist Dam

The Ailey Spirit Gala 2023

You gotta realize that there ain’t no party like The Ailey Spirit Gala! For the first time The Ailey Spirit Gala was held at the beautiful Jazz at Lincoln Center on the evening of May 24th in Manhattan. The spectacular one night only benefit was a celebration of the art and soul of dance to benefit Ailey’s uplifting programs for young people including scholarships for talented students of The Ailey School and Arts In Education & Community Programs.

The world renowned Ailey organization has grow

Lang Lang & Friends

Fall 2022 in Manhattan is all about a great benefit party. The uber talented international pianist Lang Lang and his lovely wife Gina Alice were joined by friends for a gala concert and dinner to benefit the Lang Lang International Music Foundation. The glamorous black tie evening happened on September 21st at Cipriani 25 in Manhattan.

Despite his busy performance calendar and a new album The Disney Book, the award winning Modern classical performing artist values his commitment that all childr

Casita Maria Fiesta Gala 2019

Wepa! The Casita Maria Fiesta Gala was held on a lovely October 15th evening in Manhattan at The Plaza Hotel. The festive annual gala was a benefit for the Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education in the South Bronx. The gala’s international social scene was a cultural mix of royalty, beauty, talent and affluence.

Marvelous guests Adwoa Aboah, Liza and Sergio Alvarez, Peter Bacanovic, Tony Bechara and Carolina von Humboldt, Tina and Simon Beriro, Violaine and John Bernbach, Cathie and Tom Black

Bibhu Mohapatra Spring/Summer 2020

“With this collection I celebrate the American beauty and it’s diverse identity of strength, courage and originality” declared the designer. Bibhu Mohapatra Spring/Summer 2020 collection was inspired by the collaboration between James Baldwin and Richard Avedon for their 1963 book, “Nothing Personal”. The 39 iconic looks were shown on the runway at Spring Street Gallery on Wednesday afternoon, September 10th in downtown Manhattan.

The day ensembles made power statements mixing luxury with casua

Hilma af Klint: Painting for the Future - Yvonna Russell

Abstract painter Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) was a visionary artist who knew she was ahead of her time. The Guggenheim Museum presents her first major solo show in the United States,” Hilma af Klint : Painting for the Future”. Opening today the landmark exhibition of 120 works of art graces 5 tiers of the spiraling Frank Lloyd Wright rotunda of the Guggenheim. Begun over a century ago af Klint’s radical art is contemporary in the use of bold color, symbolism, fluid movement, geometric shapes and

An Evening at Lincoln Center Honoring Louis Vuitton and Nicolas Ghesquière

Celestial bodies from fashion, film, theater philanthropy, arts and finance ascended on Lincoln Center on the evening of November 30th in Manhattan. The Lincoln Center Corporate Fund honored Louis Vuitton’s Artistic Director of Women’s Collections, Nicolas Ghesquière with a gala at Alice Tully Hall. Outside paparazzi and fans snapped the arrivals on the red carpet.

Entering Alice Tully Hall, an exclusive one-night-only installation celebrating the venerable French fashion house Louis Vuitton wi

Dukale's Dream

Leading man Hugh Jackman is very particular about his coffee. He loves his coffee fair trade. On a trip for Worldvision, Hugh planted trees, shoveled manure for biofuel and learns about trading at the coffee co-op with Ethiopian farmer Dukale. Jackman and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness learned firsthand the struggle of the Ethiopian coffee farmers to earn a living wage. Over a seven year period director Josh Rothstein captured the unlikely friendship of the two men which began a transcendent life