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Publicolor Primer Party Dec 3 @ Urban Assembly for the Performing Arts

Publicolor Primer Party Dec 3 @ Urban Assembly for the Performing Arts

Publicolor Primer Party 2016 @ Urban Assembly for the Performing Arts. Adults: $75 | Kids: $25

Primer Party is a unique opportunity for families to working and plat together as they painter an under-resourced New York public school. All the funds raised will support the transformation of another struggling public school so low-income students can spend their days in a warm, welcoming and safe environment that’s conducive to learning.

Splatter Painting + Games + Storytelling.
Lunch will be served at noon.

The event is sponsored by: Scholastic

Publicolor is a long-term development program that engages high-risk students in their education throughout the year with a continuum of design-based programs that mentor them for success in college, career, and life.


For more information contact Patricia Margulies, Tel 212 213 6121, ext. 118


FARE Ball 2016 Dec 5th @ Waldorf Astoria

FARE Ball 2016 Dec 5th @ Waldorf Astoria

The 19th Annual Food Allergy Ball benefiting FARE @ Waldorf Astoria. A Black Tie gala beginning with cocktails 7:00 pm, seated dinner 8:00 pm, Tony/Grammy award winner Billy Porter will give a performance.

Karen & Lianne Mandelbaum are Gala Dinner Chairs w/ Ms. Sharyn T. Mann as honorary dinner chair.

Tickets range from 1,00/2,2500/5,000 pp to tables at 25,000/50,000/100,000*

For more information and ticket purchase visit: www.foodallergy.com

*All proceeds will benefit FARE, the nation’s leading advocacy organization working on behalf of the 15 million Americans with food allergies and the world’s largest private funder of food allergy research.


French Heritage Society's Proust Ball Nov 16 @ The Plaza

French Heritage Society's Proust Ball Nov 16 @ The Plaza

French Heritage Society And Gala Chairmen
request the pleasure of your company @ Proust Ball
2016. 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception; 8:00 pm Dinner Dance

The Grand Ballroom, Black Tie, Festive Masks & Belle Époque Attire Music by Alex Donner & His Orchestra.

For more information regarding the Gala. Call 212-759-6846


 Casita Maria Annual Fiesta Oct. 18, 2016 @ The Plaza

Casita Maria Annual Fiesta Oct. 18, 2016 @ The Plaza

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education Annual “Fiesta 2016” @ The Plaza. 7:30 pm Cocktails. Dinner & Dancing 8:30 pm. Evening will honor Marcelo Claure (President and CEO of Sprint Corporation), Joanna Fisher, and Hutton Wilkinson.

The Dinner Chairmen are Jacqueline Weld Drake and Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia.

Fiesta Tickets are available from $1,250 and tables from $12,500

Fiesta’s Pachanga Tickets (Limited Availability for those 40 and under) are $500 and tables from $3,500.

Casita Maria’s annual benefit is an elegant and fun evening that begins with cocktails, followed by seated dinner, music and dancing.

The mission of Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is to empower youth and their families by creating a culture of learning through high quality social, cultural, and educational opportunities.

For more information: http://www.casitamaria.org/home

For Tickets information contact: Mary Keating – mary@mkeventstudio.com or Benefit Office is 203.298.4722


2016 Hampton Designer Showhouse July 23rd @ Private Residence

2016 Hampton Designer Showhouse July 23rd @ Private Residence

The Hampton Designer Showhouse Gala Preview Cocktail Party @ Private Showhouse. 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Showhouse is open to the public Sunday, July 24 through Labor Day, Monday,September 5, 2016. Showhouse hours will be as follows: Monday through Sunday, 11:00am - 5:00pm.

Now in its sixteenth year, the Hampton Designer Showhouse will feature 25 top interior designers and decorative artists who will turn a traditional shingle style house into a decorating masterpiece. This year’s Showhouse located in Sag Harbor, New York and has been generously donated by Bodenchak Design and Build.

Children under six, infants, strollers and pets are not allowed in the Showhouse. Admission to the Showhouse
is $35 and includes the Showhouse Journal. Gala tickets are $225 each. The Showhouse boutique will be provided by Deluxe. All proceeds to benefit the Southampton University Hospital.

For more information on the Showhouse and to purchase tickets, please visit www.hamptondesignershowhouse.com.


NEW YORK: Cool Uncool Gala  May 18th @ Philips

NEW YORK: Cool Uncool Gala May 18th @ Philips

Join n the fun and support the Cool Gala Ungala @ Phillips. 7:00 VIP Reception and silent auction, 7:30 cocktails hors d'oeurves and silent auction, 8:30 Awards program, 9:00-10:00-dessert, cocktails & dancing.


Honorees: Sanford Biggers, Ayqa Kahn, Natalia Leal
Special Guest Speaker: Arnold Lehman
Emcee: Bevy Smith

#ArtforAll


Purchase tickets at www.coolculture.org


NEW YORK: 2016 Bal Du Printemps May 11 @ Metropolitan Club

NEW YORK: 2016 Bal Du Printemps May 11 @ Metropolitan Club

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation® (PDF®) will
hold its annual Bal du Printemps Gala at The Metropolitan Club in New York City. 6:30 pm cocktails. 7:30 Dinner & dancing. Hosted by Willie Geist, co-anchor of NBC News’ “Today”.

Proceeds from this event will benefit PDF’s research programs.

Jill Taub Drury, Stephanie Goldman-Pittel, Karen Burke Goulandris, M.D., Ph.D., Isobel Robins Konecky and
Arlene Levine are the Gala Co-Chairs.
Support levels are as follows: Tables at $100,000, $50,000,
$25,000 and $12,500; Tickets at $2,500, $1,250 or $350 (under age 40).

For more information or ticket purchase please call (800) 457-6676 or visit www.pdf.org/gala


NEW YORK: 2016 FARE Luncheon Apr 19 @ Cipriani 42nd St

NEW YORK: 2016 FARE Luncheon Apr 19 @ Cipriani 42nd St

The 17th Annual Spring Luncheon, presented by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) @ Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

11:00 am Cocktails followed by Luncheon. WABC-TV news anchor Lori Stokes, Stokes hosts.
The Legacy Award will be presented to Abbey Braverman for her commitment to FARE and for raising awareness of the seriousness of food allergies. Julie Ader, Liana Silverstein Backal , Laura Tisch Broumand, Helen Jaffe, Roslyn Jaffe, Lianne Mandelbaum, Amie Rappoport McKenna, Roxanne Palin, Melissa Rosenbloom, and Stacey Saiontz are this year’s Co-Chairs. Jennifer Hoine, Stephanie Leichter, and Anna Yaeger are the Vice Chairs. Harriette Rose Katz and the Gourmet

Advisory Service Team are the Event Advisory Chairs. Jessica Mukasey Barkoff, Elizabeth Hecker, Lisa Jacobs, Sarah Kugelman, and Jamie Lichtenberg are the Goodie

Bag Co-Chairs. Jolie Goldring, Nicole Lenner, Melissa Meyers, Kim Raimondi, and Jennifer Fisherman Ruff are the Raffle Co-Chairs.

Support levels are as follows: Tables are available for $15,000, $10,000 and $7,500, and individual tickets are available for $5,000, $2,000, $1,000, and $500.

For more information and ticket purchase please visit www.foodallergy.org and

*All proceeds will benefit FARE, a national nonprofit organization with the mission of improving the quality of life and the health of individuals with food allergies, and to provide them hope through the promise of new treatments.


NEW YORK: FIT Foundation Gala 2016 May 9 @ The Plaza

NEW YORK: FIT Foundation Gala 2016 May 9 @ The Plaza

FIT Foundation Gala 2016 @ The Plaza, 7:00 p.m.
The Grand Ballroom at The Plaza. 7:00 pm cocktails, 8:00 pm Dinner. Honoring: Dennis Basso, John and Laura Pomerantz, QVC

For ticket info visit:


NEW YORK: MAD About Jewelry Benefit Dinner April 11 @ Robert Restaurant

NEW YORK: MAD About Jewelry Benefit Dinner April 11 @ Robert Restaurant

The Museum of Art & Design's MAD About Jewelry Benefit Dinner @ Robert Restaurant. 4:30 pm first access to the 2016 LOOT artists and their designs, 7:30 cocktail reception, 8:00 dinner honoring the 2016 LOOT Award recipients.

To purchase tickets to the LOOT 2016 Opening Benefit visit: http://thestore.madmuseum.org/collections/loot-2016

For questions regarding LOOT 2016, please call Rebekka Grossman at 212.299.7712 or email at rebekka.grossman@madmuseum.org.


Opening Benefit Dinner Honors Joan Hornig and Kay Unger, Angela Cummings, Honorary Chair

LOOT Acquisition Prize Announcement April 11, 2016


LOS ANGELES: Wattles Mansion Showcase  House Mar 27 @  Wattles Mansion

LOS ANGELES: Wattles Mansion Showcase House Mar 27 @ Wattles Mansion

Wattles Mansion Showcase House @ Wattles Mansion, Hollywood. 2:00 pm- 7:00 pm. REITZHAUS teams w/ acclaimed interior designers for this first of its kind event. The theme for the showcase is ‘Hollywood, The First 100 Years’. Designers will use past movies or Hollywood stars as an inspiration for the rooms they will design.

Interior designers influence style and the Hollywood years have done the same. This creative process will be a unique endeavor. Event benefits the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks, Homes for Heroes, and The American Society of Interior Designers Foundation.

This is a historical landmark. Persons with disabilities are welcome to attend. Reasonable access to the patio and main level of the house are available.

Visit www.wattlesshowcase.com for more information.

This tour will be open rain or shine. Parking lot on Sierra Bonita, as well as, street parking. No Large Purses or Backpacks.

No Children under 11 years old will be allowed on the house tours. This Historic home is not ADA Accessable.

For further informations & questions, please contact Reitzhaus @ 818-508-5200.


LOS ANGELES: Impact Equality Awards 2016 Mar 12 Beverly Hilton

LOS ANGELES: Impact Equality Awards 2016 Mar 12 Beverly Hilton

Family Equality Council for the 12th annual Los Angeles Awards Dinner @The Beverly Hilton. This year’s Impact Awards will honor writer/director/producer (and new dad) Greg Berlanti, as well as moms Sara Gilbert, producer/actress and Linda Perry, singer/songwriter and record producer. Comedienne Caroline Rhea MCs.

Performances by Linda Perry, Jeremy Jordan, Levi Kreis.

Individual Tickets $500 pp


For ticket information contact Ian Patrick: ipatrick@familyequality.org


18th Annual FARE Ball Dec 8th @ American Museum of Natural History

18th Annual FARE Ball Dec 8th @ American Museum of Natural History

18th Annual FARE Ball (Food Allergy Research & Education) Dec. 8th, American Museum of Natural History, all proceeds to benefit FARE the nation's largest advocacy on behalf of 15 million Americans with food allergy.

The evening will honor Joseph Ianniello, chief operating officer, CBS Corporation, for

his commitment to FARE’s mission.

Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick of Major Food Group will receive the

Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to an outstanding restaurateur and culinary team

for their commitment to excellence and compassion for diners with food allergies.

Delta Air Lines is the Corporate Dinner Honoree, being recognized for significant

contributions in improving accommodations for airline passengers will food allergies.

The black-tie gala begins at 6:30 p.m. Ticket prices are as follows:

Tables are available for $50,000, $25,000 and $15,000, and individual tickets are available for $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000.


For ticket information or purchase visit: For more information, please visit www.foodallergy.org.

For press information, please contact Mitchell Manning Associates at 212-980-1711 or info@mitchellmanning.com.


China Arts Foundation, A Festive Toast  July 6 @ Tiffany

China Arts Foundation, A Festive Toast July 6 @ Tiffany

Jeffrey Bennett & Angela Chen invite you to China Arts Foundation, A Festive Toast in honor of the National Ballet of China @ Tiffany. 7:30 pm- 9:30 pm.

RSVP to Linda Liang at info@cafintl.org


The Rhythms of One World Festival 2015 June 26,27, 29 @ Various Locations

The Rhythms of One World Festival 2015 June 26,27, 29 @ Various Locations

June 26: Opening Night, General Assembly Hall, The UN
June 27: 2:00 pm Matinee, 6:00 pm Friendship Concert I, Friendship Concert II 8:00 pm, NYU Eisner & Lubin
June 29: Closing Night, Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center

For more info and/or tickets call (800) 526-2908 or visit trow2015.nyc


The Rythms of One World June 18 @  Delegates Dining Room, United Nations

The Rythms of One World June 18 @ Delegates Dining Room, United Nations

in Celebrating the Kick -Off Cocktail Party for the
2015, Rhythm Of One World, International Choral Festival
@ Delegates Dining Room, United Nations. 6:00 pm.
Cocktail attire.


RSVP to joyce@blacktiemagazine.com


Women of Achievement Awards Gala June 8 @ Edison Ballroom

Women of Achievement Awards Gala June 8 @ Edison Ballroom

The Women of Achievement Awards Gala 2015 honoring Tyne Daly,Stephanie George, & Carolyn Tastad @ Edison Ballroom. 6:30 pm Cocktails 8:00 pm Dinner, Awards & Entertainment. Attire: Festive Cocktail

For ticket purchase or further information contact Contact Renée Danger-James at 212.765.1706 or at renee.dangerjames@womensproject.org


The Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner and Auction 2015 June 2 @ Cipriani Wall St.

The Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner and Auction 2015 June 2 @ Cipriani Wall St.

The Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner and Auction 2015 @ Cipriani Wall Street. The event is co-chaired by Alicia Keys & Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean and Karl Lagerfeld and will be honoring Laurent Claquin, Thornton Dial, JR, Usher Raymond IV, and Robert De Niro & Grace Hightower De Niro. Cocktails 6:30, Dinner 7:30. Evening attire.

For more info or tickets call (914) 579-1000 or email gpfgala@buckleyhallevents.com


2015 Fred & Adele Astaire Awards June 1 @ Skirball Ctr. for the Performing Arts

2015 Fred & Adele Astaire Awards June 1 @ Skirball Ctr. for the Performing Arts

2015 Fred & Adele Astaire Awards Hosted by Christina Bianco @ NYU's Skirball Ctr. for the Performing Arts.

6:00 pm-7:15 pm Red Carpet & VIP Cocktail Reception. 7:30 pm-9:00 pm performance s and awards

9:00 pm VIP After Party in the Rosenthal Reception Hall

For further information or tickets visit: http://www.theastaireawards.org/#!doante/c1qdx


AFL Young Patrons Circle Gala--La Belle Epoque May 20  @ The Lotos Club

AFL Young Patrons Circle Gala--La Belle Epoque May 20 @ The Lotos Club

AFL Young Patrons Circle Gala--La Belle Epoque @ The Lotos Club. An annual benefit celebrating the birth of the modern louvre.

Dinner 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Cocktail Soiree 9:00 pm- 11:30 pm


For ticket information please visit www.aflouvre.org/ypcgala


NYC Spring Gala Sweet Smell of Success May 4 @ Millennium Broadway Hotel

NYC Spring Gala Sweet Smell of Success May 4 @ Millennium Broadway Hotel

NYC Spring Gala Sweet Smell of Success, Marvin Hamlisch featuring the music of “Sweet Smell of Success” at the Hudson Theatre at the @ Millennium Broadway Hotel. Proceeds from the Gala and the performance will benefit the critical cancer research, education, advocacy and patient services supported by the American Cancer Society. 2015, the American Cancer Society will present A Spring Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch.

6:00 pm cocktails. Dinner and awards presentation at 6:45 pm. The performance will begin at 8:00pm. Show tickets begin at $75; tickets to the dinner, awards and the show begin at $1,000 and sponsorship packages begin at $15,000.

For more information or to purchase tickets please contact Monica Kennedy at monica.kennedy@cancer.org or call 212-237-3902.


Celebrating The Arts & Artists City College Center for the Arts Inaugural Awards May 4 @ Cit

Celebrating The Arts & Artists City College Center for the Arts Inaugural Awards May 4 @ Cit

The City College Center for the Arts inaugural Awards Benefit @Aaron Davis Hall. 6:00 pm Cocktails, 7:00 pm Concert & Awards Dinner and Dancing following Concert.
Special Performance by Two-Time Grammy Winning Artist, Arturo O’Farrill with his Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

HONORING: Carmen De Lavallade, Legendary Actress, Dancer and Choreographer Gina Prince-Bythewood, American film Director and Arturo O’Farrill, Grammy winning and Alexa Ray Joel, American Singer-Songwriter
The Rosalind Joel Scholarship for the Performing Arts will be awarded to a City College of New York student

HONORARY CHAIRS: Dr. Lisa S. Coico, President, The City College of New York
Karen Witherspoon –Vice President, Division of Government, Community and Cultural Affairs
CHAIRS: Alicia Bythewood, Stewart F. Lane & Bonnie Comley
CO-CHAIRS: Carole Haarmann Acunto, Stephen Byrd

TICKETS: $500 TABLES: $10,000


Safe Horizon 20th Annual Champion Awards Apr 28 @ Grand Hyatt

Safe Horizon 20th Annual Champion Awards Apr 28 @ Grand Hyatt

Safe Horizon 20th Annual Champion Awards @ Grand Hyatt . The Gala will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction at 6:00 pm following by dinner and the Awards presentation at 7:00 pm. Support levels will be as follows: To purchase tickets, please contact Kate Krug, Director of Special Events at kate.krug@safehorizon.org,

champion@safehorizon.org or at (212) 577-8291.Ticket prices begin at $1,000; Sponsorship packages begin at $10,000. Guest will attend the Gala in festive attire.

For tickets and additional information email kate.krug@safehorizon.org


Wizo Wine & Cheese Tasting Apr 23 @ The Laurel

Wizo Wine & Cheese Tasting Apr 23 @ The Laurel

Wizo Wine & Cheese Tasting Sophia Ghadamian & Celine Elazari @ The Laurel. 7:30 pm. $72pp Only 50 tickets available.

For more information or to RSVP https:/15635.thankyouforcaring.org/ylwinetasting

WIZO stengthening Israel's society


We Are Family Foundation® 2015 Celebration Gala Apr 23  @ Hammerstein Ballroom

We Are Family Foundation® 2015 Celebration Gala Apr 23 @ Hammerstein Ballroom

We Are Family Foundation® 2015 Celebration Gala - Featuring First-Time Performance By Nile Rodgers & Chic w/ Chaka Khan @ Hammerstein Ballroom. will honor U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s President & CEO, Caryl M. Stern, SAP’s CEO, Bill McDermott and multiple GRAMMY® Award winning music icon Chaka Khan, at Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. The evening will be hosted by Fox 5 News anchors Rosanna Scotto and Greg Kelly, and will include a concert featuring Nile Rodgers & CHIC, performing with Chaka Khan for the first time on stage together.6:30 red carpet arrivals followed by dinner & performance.


To purchase tickets, or to make a contribution to the We Are Family Foundation, please visit wearefamilyfoundation.org. Contributions are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

RSVP@lawlormediagroup.com | Tel: (212) 967-6900


ACRIA Cocktails 04/21 @ 64 Wooster St

ACRIA Cocktails 04/21 @ 64 Wooster St

ACRIA invites you to the launch of Atelier 1 benefiting ACRIA @ 64 Wooster St. 6:30 pm-8:30 pm.

RSVP to events@acria.org


Trevor Project Spring Fling Apr 17 @ The Park

Trevor Project Spring Fling Apr 17 @ The Park

Trevor Project Spring Fling @ The Park. 7:30 pm -10:30 pm,

$75: General Admission: Hosted Bar, passed hors d'ourveres, exciting musical guest

$130: Springtime Access: Specialty performance, dedicated bar, Champagne from Friexenet, Nextgen gift

$1500: Garden Access: Private booth w/ bottle service for up 6 guests, Personal NexGen Concierge, special musical performance, dedicated bar, specialty Champagne from Friexenet, Nectgen gift


Publicolor Stir Splatter & Roll 2015 Apr 9 @  MLK Jr. Highschool

Publicolor Stir Splatter & Roll 2015 Apr 9 @ MLK Jr. Highschool

Stir, Splatter and Roll 2015 @ MLK Jr. Highschool

6:30 pm– Cocktails and Painting
7:30 pm – Seated Dinner and Program
Honoring: The visionary contemporary art gallerist Paula Cooper.

Gala Co-Chairs are: Gene and Barbara Kohn, Elissa and Greatneck Richman, Sascha Bauer, and Jeffrey Banks and Publicolor’s Founder and President Ruth Lande Shuman.
Attire: Colorful and Festive Attire (Tyvek jumpsuits will be provided)

Ticket information: $650 – Primer Ticket(s)

Program listing and support for our students’ transportation for Saturday painting days

$1000 – Roller Ticket(s)

Program listing and year-round cultural enrichment visits for Publicolor students (museums, studio tours, etc.)

$5,000 – Matte Table(s)

A table of 5, program listing and support for 2 months’ worth of tutoring and career-exposure workshops for our students

$10,000 – Eggshell Table(s)

A table of 10, program listing and the funding of year-round college prep workshops for Publicolor college-bound students

$15,000 – Semi-gloss Table(s)

A table of 10, program listing and two multi-day college campus tours for 60and at-risk high school students

$25,000 – High Gloss Table(s)

A table of 10, program listing and the transformation of one under-resourced community site (homeless shelters, health clinics, senior centers, community centers, police precincts, etc.) and unique year-round team-building opportunities for your guests or company

$50,000 – Full Spectrum Table(s)

A table of 10, premier program listing and sponsorship of one huge and struggling public school transformation, affecting 1,000 and students and teachers. This also includes year-round team-building opportunities for your guests or company

To purchase tickets email Jennifer@publicolor.org or call (212).213-6121

To purchase tickets online follow this link:
https://54128.thankyou4caring.org/ssr-2015-tickets


Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2015 Apr 6 Artbeam Studios Chelsea

Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2015 Apr 6 Artbeam Studios Chelsea

Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2015 @Artbeam Studios. 6:30 pm VIP Reception, 7:30 doors open

Honorary Chair Zachary Quinto
Co-Chairs Michael Krans, Eric Yates, Adam Dinkes

For more information call (212) 809-8585 ext. 231


The East Side House Settlement Gala Preview  Apr 2 @ Jacob Javits Center

The East Side House Settlement Gala Preview Apr 2 @ Jacob Javits Center

The East Side House Settlement Gala Preview of hte 2015 New York International Auto Show. Cocktails 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm . Benefactor Dinner. Cocktail ticket $200 pp/ Dinner Seating tickets $1,000 pp. Proceeds benefit East Side House Settlement.

For more information or tickets call (718) 292-7392 or visit gala preview.org


2015 Champions for Children Gala Apr 1 @ Mandarin Oriental

2015 Champions for Children Gala Apr 1 @ Mandarin Oriental

NYC Mission Society's 2015 Champions for Children Gala @ Mandarin Oriental & After Party @ Doubles. 6:00 pm Cocktails; 7:00 pm Dinner & Awards


MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Bill RitterEvening Anchor WABC-TV & 20/20 Correspondent

Black Tie Optional

HONOREES
Colbert Narcisse Managing Director and Global Head of Alternative Investments, Morgan Stanley

HOST COMMITTEE
Allison Ecung • Angelena Brack • Antonella Lemos • Brooke Laing • Cole Rumbough • Liz Shafiroff • Natasha Das • Taylor Burns

For more info or ticket purchase visit TICKET FOR GALA AND AFTER PARTY: $500 • TICKET FOR AFTER PARTY ONLY: $125

For Event Inquiries
Paul Persaud, Director of Special Events and Community Relations
ppersaud@nycmissionsociety.org or 212.674.3500 ext 210

Junior Society Tickets are for ages 21-35 only

Afterparty @ Doubles 9:00 pm-Midnight


Castle Connolly 10th Anniversary National Physician of the Year Award Mar 23 @ The Pierre

Castle Connolly 10th Anniversary National Physician of the Year Award Mar 23 @ The Pierre

Chairman John K. Castle and President & CEO John J. Connolly, Ed.D.cordially invite you to the Castle Connolly 10th Anniversary National Physician of the Year Award @ The Pierre. 6:30 pm, Cotillion Room. Join Master of Ceremonies Holly Phillips M.D. (CBS News Medical Contributor) and the medical community nationwide. Business Attire.

The 2015 Honorees for Clinical Excellence

Henry Brem, M.D.
Kimberly Brown, M.D.
Fabrizio Michelassi, M.D., FACS

The 2015 Honorees for Lifetime Achievement

Michael M.E. Johns, M.D.
John B. Mulliken, M.D.

The 2015 Honorees for National Health Leadership

Anthony & Jeanette Senerchia

For additional information or questions, contact Beverly Fox
at 212.317.6413 or bfox@castleharlan.com


2015 Architectural Digest Home Design Show Mar 19-23 @ Piers 92 & 94

2015 Architectural Digest Home Design Show Mar 19-23 @ Piers 92 & 94

2015 Architectural Digest Home Design Show @ Piers 92 & 94.


Thursday-Saturday 11:00 am–7:00 pm Sunday 10:00 am–6:00 pm

Thursday: Open to Design Trade & VIP Trade & VIP Ticket Holders

Friday–Sunday
Open to Design Trade & The Public

COCKTAILS BY DESIGN
Preview Party
Thursday, March 19
7 – 10 pm
$150 if purchased by March 6, 2015
Designers and guests mingle surrounded by dazzling dining installations, while sampling treats from NYC’s top restaurants and gourmet food purveyors and enjoying wine and specialty cocktails.

GALA DINNER
Monday, March 23
6:30 – 11pm
$500
Cocktails and table hopping are followed by an elegant
seated VIP dinner accompanied by dancing and a
fantastic silent auction.

For more information or tickets for cocktails visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cocktails-by-design-ny-2015-tickets-15328640376

For more information or tickets for dinner visit
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dining-by-design-gala-dinner-tickets-15354854784


5th Annual Haiti Cherie| Mar 27 @  Broad Street Ballroom

5th Annual Haiti Cherie| Mar 27 @ Broad Street Ballroom

5th Annual Haiti Cherie Pride Love and Commitment @ Broad Street Ballroom. 6:00 pm-11:00 pm. Open bar. DJ Commish and DJ Magic Kenny spin.

For the 5th year in a row, NBC Atlanta's News Anchor DeMarco Morgan serve as Master of Ceremonies.

Honorees for this year's event includes Andre Berto, Karen Civil, Harriet Michel, Dr. William Pape.

Tickets $150 pp.

For ticket purchase visit


City College Center for the Arts Kick-Off Cocktail & Book Signing Mar 10 @ Aaron Davis Hall

City College Center for the Arts Kick-Off Cocktail & Book Signing Mar 10 @ Aaron Davis Hall

City College Center for the Arts Kick-Off Cocktail & Book Signing Celebrating Stewart F. Lane--Tony Award Winner & City College of the Arts Advisory Board Member @ Aaron Davis Hall. 6:30 pm-8:30 pm. Introductions by Tony Award Winning Producer Stephen Byrd. Special Performances by The cast of Kentucky Ave. & Sho-Off Dance Co.

Admittance is a the discretion of the event organizers.

To RSVP call (973) 507-9303 or email events@biddleandbellidora


China Arts Foundation Int.'l 2nd Ann Chinese New Year Gala  Feb 23rd @ 583 Park Ave

China Arts Foundation Int.'l 2nd Ann Chinese New Year Gala Feb 23rd @ 583 Park Ave

China Arts Foundation International China Arts Foundation Int.'l 2nd Ann Chinese New Year Gala @ 583 Park Ave. Cocktail Reception 6:30 pm Join Master of Cermonies Andrew Serwer for Dinner 7:00 pm.

Dinner Chairs: Angela Chen & Nicholas Platt
Dinner Committee: Arthur Fleischer Jr., Cindy Morin, Selig d. Sacks, Fred S. Teng, Sophie Wade, Cathy Wu, Sharon Wu, Lan Zhang.

Cocktail or Festive Dress. Cocktails only $300 pp Dinner Seating $1250 pp

For ticket information or tables information visit: cafintl.org/


YAGP The Making of a Costume Feb  9 @ New York City Center

YAGP The Making of a Costume Feb 9 @ New York City Center

Youth America Grand Prix presents The Making of a Costume @ New York City Center


Doors open at 6:00 pm event Begins: 6:30 pm
Reception to Follow
Ticket information:
General Admission ticket(s) $150
VIP Reserved ticket(s) $250

Erin Arbuckle, YAGP Development Manager, 646.791.9500, earbuckle@yagp.org.

About The Event: Barbara Brandt will explore the dynamics of costume design, from concept to creation, with fashion designer B Michael and choreographer Andrea Schermoly.

Participating in the panel and debuting an original pas de deux are principal dancer Chase Finlay and YAGP alumna and soloist Lauren Lovette, both of New York City Ballet.

B Michael will design a one of a kind tutu to be auctioned off at the conclusion of the evening. Proceeds from the event will provide much-needed scholarships for talented young dancers!


Winter fete After Party Dec 11 @ The Leonora

Winter fete After Party Dec 11 @ The Leonora

Memorial Sloane Kettering's Winter Fete After Party @ The Leonora. 11:00 pm. Music by DJs Joey Greiner & Todd Smolar. RSVP to Rsvp@theleonoranyc.com


The Ocean Campaign Cocktail Kick Off  Dec 9 @ The Late Late

The Ocean Campaign Cocktail Kick Off Dec 9 @ The Late Late

The Ocean Campaign w/ Nan Hauser @ The Late Late. Join Whale Researcher Nan Hauser for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres to celebrate the season and kick off the upcoming launch of the Ocean Campaign. 6:30pm-8:30pm. Invite only.


Fare Ball 2014 Dec 8th @ Metropolitan Museum of Art

Fare Ball 2014 Dec 8th @ Metropolitan Museum of Art

The 17th Annual Food Allergy Ball, benefiting Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE),takes place on Monday, December 8, 2014 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All proceeds will benefit FARE, the nation’s leading organization working on behalf of the 15 million
Americans who have food allergy.

The festivities for this black-tie Gala start at 6:30 PM. Ticket prices are as follows: Tables are available for $50,000, $25,000 and $15,000, and individual tickets are available for $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000. Jessie Mueller, Tony Award-winning star of “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” will give a special performance.

For Gala information, please call the Food Allergy Benefit Headquarters at

212-810-4150 or email FARE@firstprotocol.com.


CCBF Breakthrough Ball 2014 Nov 18 @ The Plaza

CCBF Breakthrough Ball 2014 Nov 18 @ The Plaza

The Children's Cancer & Blood Foundation (CCBF) is excited to host our annual Breakthrough Ball on Tuesday, November 18th, at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. We are honored to present this year's Breakthrough Spirit Award to Vincent Tese, Chairman of FCB Financial Holdings. We would be extremely grateful if you could post our event on your website and if you have writers available to cover the event.

Each year 400 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. Long-time CCBF supporter, actor, commentator and philanthropist in his own right, Charles Grodin will return as emcee. Ben Doller will act as auctioneer for the luxurious live auction. Topping off this magical evening will be a special performance by the Alumni from Broadway's Jersey Boys.

For further information & more details about this exciting event! visit http://www.childrenscbf.org/content/


Satya-A Night at the Indian Consulate Nov 14 @ The Indian Consulate NY

Satya-A Night at the Indian Consulate Nov 14 @ The Indian Consulate NY

Commit 2 Change (C2C) and The Satya Foundation present a festive evening for a great cause. “A Night at the Indian Consulate” will feature art, music and cocktails to benefit C2C's Educational Programs for Girls. 6:30-9:00pm. $200 pp & up.

Artist Shreya Mehta will be exhibiting her latest work and the proceeds from the sale of art will go to benefit girls in India supported by Commit2Change and the Satya Foundation.

C2C is a non-profit organization that focuses on educating orphaned girls in India in order to create systematic change.
The Satya Foundation is a 501-c organization that has raised over $1 million for children’s groups throughout the world

www.commit2change.org
www.satyafoundation.org

to purchase tickets visit: http://a-night-at-the-indian-consulate-of-new-york-city.eventbrite.com


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


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