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New York's Kindest  Dinner &  Awards Dec 5th @ City Winery

New York's Kindest Dinner & Awards Dec 5th @ City Winery

Animal Care & Control's New York's Kindest Dinner & Awards 6: 30 pm Cocktails, Dinner & Awards

This fun filled evening will feature:

Susan Richard, 1010 Wins, Emcee
Live Auction with Christie’s auctioneer, Toby Usnik
Silent Auction,Cocktail Hour & Dinner Awards Presentation

For more information visit http://www.nycacc.org/events


The Lowline Anti-Gala Oct 8 @ Skylight  Modern

The Lowline Anti-Gala Oct 8 @ Skylight Modern

The Lowline Anti Gala @ Skylight Modern. 7:00 pm cocktails, 8:00pm dinner, 10:00 afterparty. Hosted by Lena Dunham & Spike Jonze. Attire-creative chic.

For more info visit: www.thelowline.org/antigala


Hermione Gala Oct 14 @ The Inrepid

Hermione Gala Oct 14 @ The Inrepid

The Friends of Hermione Benefit Gala– Lafayette in America will honor Dr. Henry Kissinger, Christine Lagarde, and Charlie Rose @ The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. 6:30 Cocktails will begin/ followed by dinner at 8:00.


The event will help fund Hermione Voyage 2015, the sailing of a fully reconstructed version of The Hermione, which General Lafayette sailed to America in 1780 in aid of the American Revolution, across the Atlantic.

Gala Co-Chairs: P. Miles Young, Pascale Richard, Irwin Gotlieb, and Sir Martin Sorrell.

Honorary Board: H.E. Gerard Araud (Ambassador of France to the United States), Ambassador Walter Curley, Jr., Ambassador Howard H. Leach, H.E. Bertrand Lortholary (Consul General of France in New York), Ambassador Felix Rohatyn, and Ambassador Craig R. Stapleton.

Tickets for the Friends of Hermione - Lafayette in America Gala are priced as follows:

Admiral’s Table (12 Guests) - $50,000

Captain’s Table (10 Guests) - $20,000

Lieutenant’s Table (10 Guests) - $10,000

Sailor’s Deck (Individual Tickets) - $750

For purchase information, please visit http://www.hermione2015.com/nyc-gala-101414/.

For press information, please contact Jonathan Marder at 646.638.2479 or


2014 Hampton Designer Showhouse Gala Preview Cocktail Party Jul 19 @

2014 Hampton Designer Showhouse Gala Preview Cocktail Party Jul 19 @

The 2014 Hampton Designer Showhouse will open with a
on Saturday, July 19, 2014 and will run until Labor Day, Monday, September 1, 2014 in Bridgehampton, New York. Proceeds will benefit Southampton Hospital, Southampton, NY.

For ticket info visi www.hamptondesignershowhouse.com

The Showhouse is happy to announce that Traditional Home magazine is the 2014 Presenting

Sponsor, NBC TV’S OPEN HOUSE is the 2014 Television Sponsor and Beach Magazine is the

2014 Regional Magazine Sponsor. Mr. Mario Buatta is the Honorary Showhouse Chairman. 6:00pm-8:30 pm

Mr. Jamie Drake and Ms. Alexa Hampton are the Honorary Design Co-Chairmen.


Black Stars of the Great White Way  Jun 23 @ Carnegie Hall

Black Stars of the Great White Way Jun 23 @ Carnegie Hall

Black Stars of the Great White Way @ Carnegie Hall. 8:00 pm, Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. Black Tie Award Concert. $35, $45, $65, $125, $150, $200

Honorees:Clifton Davis, Stephen c. Byrd, Larry Hamlin, Luther Henderson, Geoffrey Holder, Berry Gordon, Keith David, Robert Guillaume, Louis Johnson, Don McKayle, Noble Sissle, Haorld Wheeler

Amazing performances and MORE
For tickets contact: Carnegie Charge: (212) 247-7800
Group Sales: Tony Isreal.WIGC, (609) 532-3830
Debbi McIntyre: (646) 323-3664

For more information visit: wwww.blackstarsgreatwhiteway.com


ACRIA Jason Wu & The Young Friends of ACRIA June 11 @ Highline Stages

ACRIA Jason Wu & The Young Friends of ACRIA June 11 @ Highline Stages

ACRIA Jason Wu hosts The Young Friends of ACRIA Dinner @ Highline Stages. 6:30 pm Cocktails. 8:30 pm Dinner. Music by Javier Peral. Festive cockttail attire.

For more information & ticket purchase visit www.acria.org/events or email events@acria.org or call (212) 924-3934 ext. 101


2014 El Museo Gala May 21 @ Cipriani 42nd St

2014 El Museo Gala May 21 @ Cipriani 42nd St

2014 El Museo del Barrio Gala @ Cipriani 42nd St. 7:00 pm cocktails.8:00 pm dinner & dancing. Alejandro Ingelmo will be honored w/ the Achievement in the Arts Award and Maria Eugenia Maury and Dr. William A. Haseltine will receive the Joseph A. Unanue Trustee Leadership Award. The Gala Chair is CuCu Diamantes and the Gala Co-Chairs are Anita Durst, Lex Fenwick, Andrés Levin and Cathy and Alex López Negrete.

This year’s gala will feature memorable performances by Cuban-American singer, actress CuCu Diamantes (who also is this year's Gala Chair). Co-Chair Andrés Levin is arranging the Gala’s musical performances - that are sure to be memorable.

For information on ticket purchase visit: www.elmuseo.org/gala-2014/


Wizo Children for Our Children Fashion Show & Luncheon May 22 @ The Pierre

Wizo Children for Our Children Fashion Show & Luncheon May 22 @ The Pierre

Wizo Children for Our Children Fashion Show & Luncheon @ The Pierre. 11:00 am. $400 pp

For tickets visit: thankyou4caring.org

SPECIAL THANKS:
SARAH MERIANS PHOTOGRAPHY | ALLEN DALTON PRODUCTIONS
GELAREH MIZRAHI, INVITATION DESIGN | BRIGETTE FRANCO INTERIORS


7th Annual AC&C Spring Fling 2014 May 9 @ The National Arts Club

7th Annual AC&C Spring Fling 2014 May 9 @ The National Arts Club

7th Annual AC&C Spring Fling 2014 @ National Arts Club, 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm. $150 pp, cocktails, live & silent auction, animals available for adoption.

For tickets visit www.nycacc.org

All proceeds benefit Animal Care & Control of NYC


VICTOIRE: AFL--Young Patron's Circle Ann. Benefit May 1 @ Bleeker Street Arts Club

VICTOIRE: AFL--Young Patron's Circle Ann. Benefit May 1 @ Bleeker Street Arts Club

VICTOIRE: American Friends of the Louvre--Young Patron's Circle Annual Benefit @ Bleeker Street Arts Club. 8:00 pm-11:00 pm. DJ Natalie Dodge of SBND spins. Cocktail attire. $275 pp, $300 pp after Apr 24

For ticket purchase visit: www.aflouvre.org/victoire-gala
For further information, please contact:

Ashley Williams, Manager of Programs and Special Events
awilliams@aflouvre.org / 917 717 5039

Young Patrons Circle Advisory Council: Liddy Berman, David Chines, Daniel Colon Jr., Jennifer Cuminale, HIH Prince Napoleon, Meghan Thrash, Curtis D. Young


The 15th Annual  FARE Spring Luncheon Apr 30 @ Cipriani 42nd St

The 15th Annual FARE Spring Luncheon Apr 30 @ Cipriani 42nd St

The 15th Annual Spring Luncheon, presented by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) @ Cipriani 42nd Street. 11:00 am, Cocktails and luncheon.


All proceeds will benefit FARE, a national nonprofit organization with the mission of ensuring the safety and inclusion of individuals with food allergies while relentlessly seeking a cure.


Abbey Braverman, Roxanne Palin and Stephanie Winston Wolkoff are this year’s Co-Chairs. Julie Ader, Laura Tisch Broumand, Nina Rennert Davidson, Nancy Lascher, Stephanie Leichter and Alex Mondre at the Vice Chairs. Melissa Rosenbloom is the Event Advisory Chair. Jessica Mukasey Barkoff, Elizabeth Hecker, Sarah Kugelman, Jamie Lichtenberg, and Amanda Poses are the Goodie Bag Co-Chairs. Jolie Goldring, Nicole Lenner, Catherine Pierorazio, and Jennifer Fisherman Ruff are the Raffle Co-Chairs.

The luncheon begins at 11:00 a.m. and support levels are as follows: Tables are available for $15,000, $10,000 and $7,500, and individual tickets are available for $2,000, $1,000, and $500.

For tickets call 212-207-1974 or visit www.foodallergy.org


2014 Eastside House Settlement Gala Apr 17 @ Jacob Javits Center

2014 Eastside House Settlement Gala Apr 17 @ Jacob Javits Center

2014 Eastside House Settlement Gala Preview of the New York International Auto Show. 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Cocktails, Benefactor Dinner 8:30 pm.

2014 NYIAS public show dates: Apr 18-27
For ticket information call (718) 292-7392 or visit www.galapreview.org


Lena Let Me Love Honoring Lena Horne Mar 24 @ The Cutting Room

Lena Let Me Love Honoring Lena Horne Mar 24 @ The Cutting Room

Lena Let Me Love Honoring Lena Horne will debut in New York City for one night only @ The Cutting Room on 8:00 pm, with a 7:00 pm cocktail hour. Advance tickets for this special one-night concert are on sale now for $15 a tLetMeLoveLena.com and $20 the day of the event.



2014 Jeffrey Fashion Cares Apr 8 @ 69th Regiment Armory

2014 Jeffrey Fashion Cares Apr 8 @ 69th Regiment Armory

2014 Jeffrey Fashion Cares Honoring Rob Smith w/ the Community Leadership Award @ 69th Regiment Armory VIP reception at 6:00 pm. Doors open at 7:00 pm.

Ticket information and purchase call (212) 809-8585 x231 or visit www.JeffreyFashioncares.org


LOS ANGELES: Taste for a Cure Apr 25 @ Beverly Wilshire

LOS ANGELES: Taste for a Cure Apr 25 @ Beverly Wilshire

The Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation's annual signature fundraiser, Taste for a Cure @ Beverly Wilshire Hotel. 6:00 pm VIP Reception, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm Wine & Food Tasting, 8:00 pm desserts & live auction. This culinary celebration will feature the great flavors of France with exquisite French wines paired with regional cuisine while raising valuable funds for leading-edge cancer research at the JCCC.

Steve Mosko, President of Sony Pictures Television will be honored with the 2014 Gil Nickel Humanitarian Award. The program will include special guests Joel McHale, Lea Michele and Alyson Hannigan, entertainment by Darren Criss and actor/comedian Tom Papa and a one-of-a-kind live auction.

Tickets, table sponsorships and tribute journal ads are still available for purchase online at www.cancer.ucla.edu


Publi Color 2014 Gala April 22 @ Martin Luther King, Jr. High School

Publi Color 2014 Gala April 22 @ Martin Luther King, Jr. High School

Publi Color 2014 Gala @ Martin Luther King, Jr. High School, 6:00 pm. Stir, Splatter + Roll 2014 will be co-chaired by world-renowned designer Michael Kors, respected architect Gene Kohn, and award-winning menswear designer Jeffrey Banks. We’ll celebrate, among others, Michael Kaiser, who as President of the Kennedy Center is recognized worldwide as a preeminent leader in the performing arts world and a huge Publicolor supporter.

Stir, Splatter and Roll gala is a unique, fun-filled party where guests paint alongside some of the city’s leading artists, designers and architects. The high-energy fete takes place in a Publicolored school and draws dynamic New Yorkers and luminaries in the worlds of business, fashion, politics, design, education, and philanthropy.

All proceeds go towards our mission to engage disconnected students in their education, while teaching them strong and transferable work habits so they are prepared to be productive in both college and career.

To purchase tickets visit: http://publicolor.org/GNEM/2014/SSR14/PurchaseTickets/ssr14NEW.html


Wooster Group 2014 Spring Benefit  Apr 29 @ 632 on Hudson

Wooster Group 2014 Spring Benefit Apr 29 @ 632 on Hudson

Join Steve Buscemi, Buck Henry, Frances McDormand, Mike Nichols and Maura Tierney for dinner to benefit The Wooster Group. 6:00 pm

Dinner by Chef Odette Fada
Limited to 100 guests
Cocktails and entertainment $250
Cocktails entertainment and dinner $1500
For more information or ticket purchase, visit www.thewoostergroup.org


Paul Taylor Diamond Anniversary Gala Mar 13 @ David H. Koch Theater

Paul Taylor Diamond Anniversary Gala Mar 13 @ David H. Koch Theater

Paul Taylor Diamond Anniversary Gala @ David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center. 6:30 pm Special Gala Program, All choreography by Paul Taylor:

CLOVEN KINGDOM

SUNSET

AIRS EXCERPT
Tiler Peck and Robert Fairchild
Guest Artists, appearing courtesy of New York City Ballet

PIAZZOLLA CALDERA

Dinner and Dancing on the Promenade. Auction to benefit future generations of Taylor dancers.Black Tie

For info on ticket purchase visit: https://secure.commonground.convio.com/paultaylor/galafy14ticketsandtables/


NYC Mission Society's Gala After Party  Mar 12 @ Doubles

NYC Mission Society's Gala After Party Mar 12 @ Doubles

The Junior Society of NYC Mission Society Gala Party @ Doubles. The event immediately follows the NYC Mission Society Gala Honoring: Jean Shafiroff, Valentino D. Carlotti, The Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem. 9:00 pm- 12:00 am. Open Bar, dessert, and dancing. $80pp for further information contact: For information about the Junior Society, please call 212.674.3500 ext 210 or email juniorsociety@nycmissionsociety.org


2014 Love Heals Gala Mar 11 @ The Four Seasons Restaurant

2014 Love Heals Gala Mar 11 @ The Four Seasons Restaurant

2014 Love Heals Gala Honoring John Demsey, Jodie Snyder and Danielle Snyder of DANNIJO, and Bronson van Wyck. 6:30pm Cocktails, 7:30pm Dinner

For ticket information call or email Jennifer Houston at 212.867.1117 or jhouston@innovativephilanthropy.net.


NYSID 2014 Benefit Dinner  Mar 10 @ 583 Park Ave.

NYSID 2014 Benefit Dinner Mar 10 @ 583 Park Ave.

NYSID 2014 Benefit Dinner Honoring Mariette Himes Gomez & Charles Jencz. Alexa Hampton & Newell Turner Co-Chair.

7:00 pm- 11:00 pm. $750 pp

For ticket purchase visit: www.nysid.edu under fundraising events


African Rainforest Conservancy Jan 29 @The Bowery Hotel

African Rainforest Conservancy Jan 29 @The Bowery Hotel

African Rainforest Conservancy @The Bowery Hotel.a great cause supporting Tanzania's Eastern Arc Mountain Rainforest.


6:30 pm: Caviar and Champagne/ Silent Auction
7:30 pm: Dinner & Live Auction
9:00 pm: After Party, Cocktails and Dancing

DJ & Special Performance by Cary Nokey, attire-Downtown Safari

Tickets: Dinner $450
After Party Cocktails (9:00 pm) $125; $150 after Jan. 19th

Purchase tickets at www.Artistsforafrica.eventbrite.com for more information contact Whitney Larkin at whitney@africanrainforest.org or call (917) 291-1700


2014 Youth America Grand Prix January 27@  New York City Center Studios, Studio Five

2014 Youth America Grand Prix January 27@ New York City Center Studios, Studio Five

2014 Youth America Grand Prix, “The Making of An Artist”, @ New York City Center Studios, Studio Five

6:00pm Doors Open

6:30pm Event begins, reception to follow

Tickets are $150.00. To purchase tickets contact
Ms. Courtney Favini Yagp.development@gmail.com/ 646.465.5933


**YAGP’s 2014 New York City Finals will take place April 3-8. The gala will be held Thursday, April 10 at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater. For more information, visit www.yagp.org.**


Junior Society's Holiday Cocktail Party Dec 13 @  5 East 36th Street

Junior Society's Holiday Cocktail Party Dec 13 @ 5 East 36th Street

Please come do your holiday shopping at Pilotage—Fun & Games @ 5 East 36th Street. Where 20% of all proceeds will go to the NYC Mission Society's annual toy drive.Cocktails as well as hot chocolate & chocolate truffle hors d'oeuvres by MarieBelle, cupcakes from Baked by Melissa, and cookies from Insomnia Cookies. So, please bring your children & families as well!

6:00-8:30 pm,

Please RSVP to rsvp@lawlormediagroup.com and if you cannot attend, please consider making a donation to our crowd rise fundraiser page for our annual toy drive before the December 13th deadline. Every little bit helps. This year, we are trying to reach 900 children in need!

http://www.crowdrise.com/nyctoydrive


Young New Yorkers for the Philharmonic Winter Benefit Dec 4 @ Badgley Mischka & Doubles

Young New Yorkers for the Philharmonic Winter Benefit Dec 4 @ Badgley Mischka & Doubles

Young New Yorkers for the Philharmonic Winter Benefit Cocktails 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm @ Badgley Mischka

Chamber Music Performance, Dinner, and Dancing
The Doubles Club
781 Fifth Avenue at 59th Street
8:30 P.M. – Midnight

Private Chamber Music Performance by
New York Philharmonic Musicians

Jacket and Tie

For more information & ticket purchase email: www.nyphil.org


Dia De Los Muertos Jr Council Benefit Nov 1 @ El Museo Del Barrio

Dia De Los Muertos Jr Council Benefit Nov 1 @ El Museo Del Barrio

Junior Council's annual fundraising benefit in celebration of Día de los Muerto @ El MuseoDel Barrio. 8:00 pm, the evening will feature a traditional altar, tarot card reader and a special performance by Latin-fusion star Xenia Rubinos with music by DJ David Lipke and Kyra Caruso!

Veuve Clicquot will be flowing all night. Two hot DJ's, Special cocktails mixed up by world-class mixologists. Pan de Muerto and delectable food, including Pan de Muertos, as well as models clad in Día de los Muertos garb and makeup. Event proceeds will benefit El Museo's arts and education programs. Friend rate is $100 pp

For more information contact Lauren Radin at El Museo directly at 212 660.7139 or lradin@elmuseo.org to purchase tickets.


Haute Time Presents a Very Melo Evening Oct. 26 @ American Cut Restuarant

Haute Time Presents a Very Melo Evening Oct. 26 @ American Cut Restuarant

Haute Time presents a Very Melo Evening @ American Cut Restaurant. Cocktails 6:30 pm. Dinner 7:30 pm. $ 3, 000 pp to benefit the Carmelo Anthony Foundation.

To reserve your space visit www.thisismelo.com/DINNER


CCBF Breakthrough Ball 2013 Oct 29 @ The Plaza

CCBF Breakthrough Ball 2013 Oct 29 @ The Plaza

The Children's Cancer & Blood Foundation (CCBF) is excited to host the CCBF Breakthrough Ball Honoring Amar'e Stoudemire and Margo & John Catsimatidis @ The Plaza.

6:30 pm cocktails and silent auction.7:30 pm dinner, program and LIVE auction and entertainment. Special performance by The Midtown Men.

Black tie.

Each year guests descend on the Plaza Hotel for this inspirational evening that raises over $1 million for the Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology of New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

The evening will feature a cocktail reception and a world-class dinner prepared by Chef Robb Garceau. Long-time CCBF supporter, actor, commentator and philanthropist in his own right, Charles Grodin will return as emcee. Legendary Saturday Night Live alum Joe Piscopo, will act as auctioneer for the luxurious live auction. Topping off this magical evening will be a special performance by the original cast of Jersey Boys, The Midtown Men.

For information about the CCBF or ticket purchase to the gala, call 212.297.4336 or email drosario@childrenscbf.org.


Casita Maria 2013 Oct 22 @ Mandarin Oriental

Casita Maria 2013 Oct 22 @ Mandarin Oriental

Casita Maria’s Fiesta 2013 @ Mandarin Oriental Hotel
7:30 pm Cocktails, 8:30 pm Black Tie Dinner. One of New York’s most glamorous parties, Fiesta brings together business, social and international leaders to support Casita Maria’s art and education work for children, teenagers, and their families in the South Bronx.

This year’s honorees are John Demsey, France Chrétien Desmarais, and Eddie Palmieri. The Honorary Fiesta Gala Chairs will be Alina Cho and Cornelia Guest. The 2013 Honorary Jr. Chairmen, the “Pachanga” chairs will be Jane Bloomingdale de Cisneros and Henrique Cisneros. As has become the tradition, Jacqueline Weld Drake, Aileen Mehle, and Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia again serve as the Dinner Chairmen. Cocktails begin at 7:30 PM followed by dinner and dancing to the music of The Bob Hardwick Sound. Black Tie

Tickets / Tables information:

- Tickets from $1,250 to $5,000 each

- Tables from $12,500 to $75,000 each

Pachanga Tickets/ Tables:

(Limited Availability for this 40 and under)

- Tickets from $350 to $500 each

- Tables from $5,000 to $3,500 each

To RSVP or for more information call : (203) 298-4722 or email Ashley @mkeventsstudio.com


American Folk Art Museum Folk Couture Benefit Gala Oct 16 @ Tribeca Rooftop

American Folk Art Museum Folk Couture Benefit Gala Oct 16 @ Tribeca Rooftop

Folk Couture Benefit Gala honoring Valerie Steele (director & chief curator at The Museum at FIT) and Lucy Sykes @ Tribeca Rooftop. 6:30 Cocktails, 7:30 Dinner & Awards. Black-tie Optional

The Host: Tim Gunn

Event Chairs: Yaz and Valentín Hernández, Laura and Dick Parsons

Honorary Chair: Betsy Bloomingdale

Guests planning to attend include: John Bartlett, Michael Bastian, Chadwick Bell, Hayley Bloomingdale, Jane Bloomingdale de Cisneros, Francisco Costa, Simon Doonan, Valentino Garavani, Daphne Guinness, Agnes Gund, Betsey Johnson, Steven Kolb, Coco and Arie Kopelman, Iris Love, Laudomia Pucci, André Leon Talley, Diana L. Taylor, Ralph Rucci, Angel Sanchez, Creatures of the Wind: Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters, Gary Graham, Catherine Malandrino, Bibhu Mohapatra, NotEqual: Fabio Costa, Ronaldus Shamask, threeASFOUR: Gabi Asfour, Angela Donhauser, Adi Gil, Koos van den Akker, Yeohlee Teng, Jean Yu and many more!

American Folk Art's mission: The American Folk Art Museum is the premier institution devoted to the aesthetic appreciation of traditional folk art and creative expressions of contemporary self-taught artists from the United States and abroad. The museum preserves, conserves, and interprets a comprehensive collection of the highest quality, with objects dating from the eighteenth century to the present.

To purchase tickets visit: www.folkartmuseum.org /For more information email ekingman@folkartmuseum.org


The Boys & Girls Club Fall Ball Sep 26 @ The Pierre

The Boys & Girls Club Fall Ball Sep 26 @ The Pierre

The Boys & Girls Club Fall Ball @ The Pierre. 7:30 pm Cocktails, 8:30 pm Dinner and Dancing, Black Tie. For more information or ticket purchase contact Sharon Bender at Susan.Bender@bcny.org


FIT Couture Council Luncheon Sep 4 @ David Koch Theater

FIT Couture Council Luncheon Sep 4 @ David Koch Theater

Michael Kors to be Honored with 2013 Couture Council Award @ David Koch Theater. 11:30 am Reception / Noon Luncheon and Award Ceremony

The Couture Council of The Museum at FIT invites you to a luncheon to celebrate the Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion 2013 Honoree Michael Kors. The award luncheon benefits the Museum at FIT.

The luncheon chairs are Kamie Lightburn and Jieun Wax.

Tickets Start at: $1500

Tables Start at: $10,000

Event Contact & To Inquire About Tickets:
 Victoria Guranowski


Email: victoria_guranowski@fitnyc.edu.
 Phone: 212-217-4105

Press Contact:
 Catherine Petree


Email: Catherine.Petree@gsmltd.net
 Phone: 212.907.6484


ACRIA Cocktails at Sunset July 20 @ Private Residence

ACRIA Cocktails at Sunset July 20 @ Private Residence

Coach presents Cocktails at Sunset hosted by David Kleinberg @ Private Residence.6:00 pm-8:30 pm. DJ Chelsea Leyland spins.

To purchase tickets visit: www.acria.org


CENTRAL PARK CONSERVANCY:  Taste of Summer 2013 June 19 @ Bethesda Terrace

CENTRAL PARK CONSERVANCY: Taste of Summer 2013 June 19 @ Bethesda Terrace

Taste of Summer 2013, Savor delicious culinary fare from top New York City chefs and restaurants at this one-of-a-kind tasting event in the heart of Central Park. Held at the iconic Bethesda Terrace, this annual benefit for Central Park Conservancy brings together visionaries in support of its mission to restore and maintain the Park. This year, Taste of Summer will feature a luxury-filled silent auction and music by Alexandra Richards. The Taste Café, available exclusively to table buyers, will be hosted by Crown Group Hospitality featuring food from Crown, The Lion and recently launched Bill's Food & Drink. Don't miss out on this annual kick-off to summer @ Bethesda Terrace. 7:00 pm -11:00 pm


For more information or to reserve your spot at the event, please contact the Events Department at RSVPevent@centralparknyc.org or 212-446-2242.

Park Aficionado Table(s) $20,000: Includes a table for 10 guests and a personalized, granite paving stone on the new Gilder Run, located on the steps of Bridge #24 at the Reservoir.
($19,000 is tax-deductible)
Park Connoisseur Table(s) $12,000: Includes a table for 10 guests.
($11,000 is tax-deductible)
Park Gourmet Table(s) $10,000: Includes a table for 8 guests.
($9,200 is tax-deductible)
Individual Tickets are $400 each.
($300 per ticket is tax-deductible)


Millennial Ball 2013 June 18 @ Marquee

Millennial Ball 2013 June 18 @ Marquee

Millennial Ball 2013 hosted by Louie Torellas and Andrew @ Marquee. 9:00 pm-12 Midnight. Cocktails, dancing, DJ.

To purchase tickets visit MBPARTY.Eventbrite.com. All proceeds to benefit Gabrielle's Angel Foundation.


St. Jude Spring Social Jun 19 @ Noir

St. Jude Spring Social Jun 19 @ Noir

Please join event chair Julianne Michelle, Emily and other members of the celebrity and host committee (including Billy Bob Thornton, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Alyssa Milano, Jonathan Jackson, Elizabeth Rohm, Steve Guttenberg, Sean Stone, Cole Rumbough, and Liam McMullan St. Jude Spring Social @ Noir, 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm

After party tobe held at No. 8

All ticket proceeds and donations will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Since opening it's doors, St. Jude has developed effective research and treatment protocols which have helped push certain childhood cancer survival rates from under 20% in 1962 to over 80% today. Please help support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by participating in our inaugural event.

Tickets and more information can be accessed with link below:
http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6549145671


Opening Night Park Avenue Garage Spring Sale Jun 11 @ 10 West 56th St.

Opening Night Park Avenue Garage Spring Sale Jun 11 @ 10 West 56th St.

Opening Night Park Avenue Garage Spring Sale benefiting the Couture Council hosted by Alexandra Lebenthal & Yaz Hernandez @ 10 West 56th St. 6:00 pm-9:00 pm Shop new and vintage items for home, women,s children, etc. Cocktails. Celeb DJ Samantha Ronson spins. Featuring the launch Ann Dexter Jones Designs.

For ticket purchase visit: www.parkavenuegarage.com


Fashion Institute of Technology Gala 2013 June 10 @ Cipriani 42nd Street

Fashion Institute of Technology Gala 2013 June 10 @ Cipriani 42nd Street

Fashion Institute of Technology and FIT Foundation invite you to their annual awards gala honoring George Kaufman, Kay Krill and Strefano Tonchi. Black tie. Reception at 7 & Dinner at 8

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and the FIT Foundation will honor longtime supporter George Kaufman (chairman, Kaufman Organization), Kay Krill (president and chief executive officer, ANN INC.), and Stefano Tonchi (editor-in-chief, W magazine) at the college’s annual gala.

The Presenters include: Tony Bennett will present George Kaufman; Karolina Kurkova presenting to Kay Krill; Jessica Chastain will present to Stefano Tonchi

The Gala Chairs are: Pamela Baxte, Julie Greiner, Yaz Hernandez, Jane Hertzmark Hurdis, Joy Herfel Cronin, Liz Peek

Tickets Start at: $1000

Tables Start at: $15,000

For additional information email: victoria_guranowski@fitnyc.edu.


Top Coat Cocktail PartyJune 4th  @ 4Food

Top Coat Cocktail PartyJune 4th @ 4Food

Top Coat Cocktail Party--a celebration of Young Professionals and their essential support @ 4Food. Co-Chaired by: Hannah Bronfman, Lily Gunn, Emma Hall, Lexie Komisar, Kate Margraf, Brooke Sargona, Kevin Walker. 6:00pm- 9:00 pm Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres $100 pp.

For ticket purchase visit: http://www.publicolor.org/GNEM/TopCoat/buyTickets2.html


31st Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards Jun 3 @ Skirball Center

31st Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards Jun 3 @ Skirball Center

The Douglas Watt Family Fund for the Performing Arts Presents the 31st At Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards @ NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. A gala evening Celebrating the 2013's season's outstanding performances in Choreography & Film. 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm.

6:00 pm-7:15 pm: Red Carpet & VIP Cocktail Reception
7:30 pm-9:00 pm: Performance & Awards Presentation
9:00 pm- VIP After party in the Rosenthal Reception Hall

For ticket info & purchase visit: www.fredandadeleastaireawards.com or call (212) 992-8484


El Museo Gala 2013 May 16 @ Cipriani 42nd St.

El Museo Gala 2013 May 16 @ Cipriani 42nd St.

El Museo Gala 2013 Honoring Actor Raul Esparza, Presidente del Grupo Promérica Romero Ortiz Mayorga, Banco Itau Unibanco CEO Ricardo Vilella Marino Cocktails 7:00 pm, Dinner & dancing 8:00 pm

For more information visit https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9769572


Love Heals Junior Committee: Healed with a Kiss May 16  @ 1OAK

Love Heals Junior Committee: Healed with a Kiss May 16 @ 1OAK

The Love Heals Junior Committee Presents 5th Annual Healed with a Kiss, Hosted by Annabelle Dexter-Jones Hannah Bronfman & Alexandra Richards @ 1OAK, 8:00 pm-11:00 pm. DJ Harley Viera Newton spins.

For ticket information call (212) 529-7935 or visit www.loveheals.org/kiss


TCG 2013 Gala Evening to Honor Ruth +Stephen Hendel&Ming Cho Lee May 13 @ Angel Orensanz Foundation

TCG 2013 Gala Evening to Honor Ruth +Stephen Hendel&Ming Cho Lee May 13 @ Angel Orensanz Foundation

TCG the national organization for theatre, will honor Ruth and Stephen Hendel and Ming Cho Lee with a Gala Evening @ The Angel Orensanz Foundation. 6:00 pm cocktails followed by dinner. Gala co-chairs: playwright Lydia R. Diamond and interior designer Jasmine M. Keller. The Gala honorary chairs:Anne Kaufman, Obie award-winning director; Nelle Nugent, Broadway producer; Judith O. Rubin, chairman of the board of Playwrights Horizons; and Liz Smith, columnist and “The Grand Dame of Dish”.


For more information about the Gala go to: http://www.tcg.org/events/gala/


For ticket purchase

http://www.tcg.org/events/gala/tables.cfm


6th Annual AC& C Spring Fling May 3 @  National Arts Club

6th Annual AC& C Spring Fling May 3 @ National Arts Club

6th Annual AC& C Spring Fling @ National Arts Club. 7:00 pm-9:00 pm, Cocktails and silent auction. $100 pp


1st Annual Lavender Awards Apr 24 @  Pace Univ

1st Annual Lavender Awards Apr 24 @ Pace Univ

LGBTQA 1st annual Lavender Awards @ Pace University 6:00 pm-9:00 pm, cocktails, screening, etc. introduction of the Trailblazer Award, Current Students and Alumni only. For more info visit www.pace.edu/lgbtqa-center


32nd Anniversary Gala Bomb Magazine Apr 19 @ Capitale

32nd Anniversary Gala Bomb Magazine Apr 19 @ Capitale

32nd Anniversary Gala Bomb Magazine @ Capitale.
6:30- 8:00 pm: Cocktails and Canapes
6:30pm-10:00 pm: Silent Auction
8:00 pm: Seated dinner and toasts
9:30 pm: Dessert and Final Bidding

For ticket purchase visit: www.bombsite.com/gala


The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Hot Pink Party Apr 17 @ The Waldorf Astoria

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Hot Pink Party Apr 17 @ The Waldorf Astoria

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation Hot Pink Party w/Sir Elton John @ The Waldorf Astoria hosted by Elizabeth Hurley. 7:00 pm Cocktails, 7:45 Dinner, 9:00 pm performance. Black Tie w/ color theme

To purchase tickets visit http://www.bcrfhotpinkparty.org/ For more information, call 646-497-2606 or email kminster@bcrfcure.org


University Settlement's 9th Annual Fine Wine Dinner & Auction Apr 16 @ 82 Mercer

University Settlement's 9th Annual Fine Wine Dinner & Auction Apr 16 @ 82 Mercer

University Settlement's 9th Annual Fine Wine Dinner & Auction, an evening at Lutece with Chef Andre Soltner, will be held @ 82Mercer. 6:00 pm Champagne Henroit Reception. 7:00 pm dinner and auction.

The benefit’s co chairs are, Sharon R. Egilinsky, and James K. Finkel. For one night only, celebrated Master Chef André Soltner will re-create the legendary menu and incomparable dining experience that was Lutèce. Savor an unforgettable selection of wines expertly paired with his award-winning cuisine, and enjoy dessert by Master Pastry Chef Jacques Torres and a live auction conducted by Lydia Fenet of Christie’s.

Committee of honor includes: Chef Francesco Berardinelli, Chef David Burke, Chef Cesare Casella, Gael Greene, Chef Emily Luchetti, Mr. and Mrs. Sirio Maccioni, Chef Jacques Pépin, Alan Richman, Chef Alain Sailhac, and Mimi Sheraton.

Wine Committee includes: Gary J. Baumann (Co-Chair), Sharon R. Egilinsky (Co-Chair), James K. Finkel (Co-Chair), Neil D. Aaron, Camilla Andersson-Schmidt, Paul W. Brandow, Susan Casey, Nancy Drosd, Renée Eubanks, Gary Fradin, Heather S. Goldman, Nicole Heyman Trevor Kempner, Janice M. Lee, Richard Medor, Lars Neubohn, Ronald S. Pohl, Benjamin Schall, Gail Schargel, Charles Schwartz. Stuart L. Shapiro, Kevin A. Stuessi, and Alan P. Winters.

Guest Sommeliers includes: David Autry, Wine Director and Sommelier, Aretsky’s Patroon Joe Campanale, Beverage Director and Partner, Epicurean Management André Compeyre, Chef Sommelier, Benoit Olivier Flosse, Wine and Beverage Director, (MARC) US Pascaline Lepeltier, Sommelier, Rouge Tomate John Ragan, MS, Wine Director, Union Square Hospitality Group Jonela Ruka, Sommelier, Bouley

Tickets- Individual $3,000. Patrons (2 attendees) is $10,000. Dinner Table (8 attendees) $25,000. Grand Cru (8 attendees) $40,000.

For more information and to buy tickets, go to: http://www.universitysettlement.org/us/news/events/


We are Family Foundation Honors Sting  Apr 11 @  Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom

We are Family Foundation Honors Sting Apr 11 @ Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom

We Are Family HONORS:STING & TRUDIE STYLER
Humanitarian Award & Concert featuring performances by
Sting, Nile Rodgers & CHIC and Special Guests @ Manhattan. 7:00pm -8:00pm VIP Reception
8:15pm HONORS/Concert


Honoring extraordinary global citizens Sting and Trudie Styler a concert featuring performances by Sting and Nile Rodgers & CHIC and Special Guests

Tickets are available for VIP Tickets — $250 each
One Hour VIP Cocktail Reception with Open Bar & Hors d'oeuvres VIP Seating Arrivals start @ 6:15pm; VIP Reception @ 7:00pm; HONORS/Concert @ 8:15pm

CONCERT Tickets — $125 each Concert Seating
Arrivals start @ 7:15pm; HONORS/Concert @ 8:15pm


SAVE VENICE 2013 After Party Apr 5 @ The Pierre

SAVE VENICE 2013 After Party Apr 5 @ The Pierre

Ferrari, Harry Winston & Lanvin along with Dylan Brant, Martin Dawson, Amanda Hearst, Dalia Oberlander, Chloe Perrin, and Luigi Tadini, Dancing Co-Chairs invite you to the Un Ballo un Maschera-- The Black and White Masquerade Ball @ The Pierre 10:30 pm-1:00 am. Black Tie. For ticket information please call (212) 737-3141


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