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NEW YORK: 2018 Family Equality Council Gala--Night at the Pier May 7 @ Pier 60

NEW YORK: 2018 Family Equality Council Gala--Night at the Pier May 7 @ Pier 60

2018 Family Equality Council Gala--Night at the Pier @Pier 60. You are invited to join Family Equality Council for their 13th annual Night at the Pier gala. 2028 Honorees are Kate Couric & Dan Rudolph. 6:00 pm Reception 7:00 pm Dinner & Progam. Tickets $500 pp.

Event Chairs: Luigi Caiolo, Bruce Cohen, Sam Lippitt and Primavera Salva.

The evening will celebrate the Ric Swezey Memorial Fund Story Library. For tickets visit www.nightatthepier.com


NEW YORK:  The Parkinson’s Foundation 2018 Gala May 8 @ LAVO

NEW YORK: The Parkinson’s Foundation 2018 Gala May 8 @ LAVO

The Parkinson’s Foundation 2018 Gala @ Cipriani . Proceeds will benefit the Parkinson’s Foundation, a national organization working towards a cure for Parkinson’s disease.

The Gala will honor Parkinson's Foundation Board Member, Richard D. Field, retired Senior Executive of BNY Mellon and MasterCard, Founding Director of Lending Tree, financial services industry leader, and Parkinson's advocate. Willie Geist, Host of NBC News’ “Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist” and Co-Host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”, is the Master of Ceremonies for the Gala.

Karen Elizabeth Burke, M.D., Ph.D., Jill Taub Drury, Stephanie Goldman, Isobel Robins Konecky, Arlene Levine, and Devon Pastor are the Gala Co-Chairs. Guests will be entertained with a special cabaret performance by Bob Hardwick Sound.

The evening will begin with a cocktail reception at 6:30 PM followed by dinner and the program at 7:30 PM. Support levels are as follows: Tables at $100,000, $50,000, $25,000 and $12,500; Tickets at $1,250.

For more information on the Parkinson’s Foundation and to purchase tickets, please contact Kate Dixon at (646) 388 – 7635 or by email at kdixon@parkinson.org.


NEW YORK: 19th Annual FARE Luncheon Apr 25 @ Cipriani 42nd St

NEW YORK: 19th Annual FARE Luncheon Apr 25 @ Cipriani 42nd St

19th Annual FARE Luncheon @ Cipriani 42nd St. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) will host the 19th Annual Spring Luncheon at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. 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 providing them hope through the promise of new treatments.

For her commitment to FARE and for raising awareness of the seriousness of food allergies, Talia Day will receive the Legacy Award. For her longtime advocacy work and commitment to research and education, Stacey Saiontz will receive the Excellence in Advocacy Award.

Fox 5 Good Day NY Co-Anchor Lori Stokes, who is personally affected by food allergies, will be the Mistress of Ceremonies.

Julie Ader, Liana Silverstein Backal , Abbey Braverman, Laura Tisch Broumand, Helen Jaffe, Roslyn Jaffe, Lianne Mandelbaum, Roxanne Palin, Amie Rappoport McKenna, and Melissa Rosenbloom are this year’s Co-Chairs. Antoinette Griffith, Jennifer Hoine, Stephanie Leichter, Alex Mondre, and Anna Yaeger are the Vice Chairs. Harriette Rose Katz and the Gourmet Advisory Service Team are the Event Advisory Chairs. Jolie Goldring, Nicole Lenner, Melissa Meyers, Kim Raimondi, and Jennifer Fisherman Ruff are the Raffle Co-Chairs. Jessica Mukasey Barkoff, Elizabeth Hecker, Lisa Jacobs, Sarah Kugelman and Jamie Lichtenberg are the Goodie Bag 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 $5,000, $2,000, $1,000, and $500. Please visit www.foodallergy.com


NEW YORK: The Parkinson’s Foundation Celebrate Spring New York Apr 11 @ LAVO

NEW YORK: The Parkinson’s Foundation Celebrate Spring New York Apr 11 @ LAVO

The Parkinson’s Foundation is hosting its Annual Celebrate Spring New York event @ LAVO. Proceeds from the evening will support the foundation’s research programs.

Celebrate Spring New York was founded by G. Pennington Egbert III, his sister Missy Egbert Sheehan and their close friend Georgina B. Schaeffer whose fathers both lived with Parkinson’s disease. Each year the committee hosts Celebrate Spring New York, which has raised $910,000 since its inception and has brought countless young supporters into the fold to help fund the work of future leaders in Parkinson’s research and care.

G. Pennington Egbert III, Missy Egbert Sheehan and William B. Sheehan, Jr., Andrew Gustin, George and Peggy Hebard, Josh and Melissa Raskin, Jonathan and Katy Romero, Adam and Kim Wolfberg, and Darren and Michele Wolfberg are the Co-Chairs.

The event will begin at 7:00 pm w/ cocktails, hors-d'oeuvres, a live auction and dancing, with music provided by DJ Brenda Black. Support levels are as follows: sponsorships at $25,000, $10,000, $5,000, $2,500, $1,250, $500 and individual tickets at $175.

For more information on the Parkinson’s Foundation and to purchase tickets, please contact Kate Dixon at (646) 388 – 7635 or by email at kdixon@parkinson.org. To purchase tickets directly visit www.parkinson.org/csny


NEW YORK: 2018 New York  Magazine Weddings Event Mar 21 @ 180 Maiden Lane

NEW YORK: 2018 New York Magazine Weddings Event Mar 21 @ 180 Maiden Lane

: 2018 New York Magazine Weddings Event @ 180 Maiden Lane. 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm. You’re Invited: Cocktails, Cake, Live Music and More.

#NYMWedEvent

Tickets Available Now! Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-york-weddings-event-2018-tickets-42766605067


LOS ANGELES: Public School Grad Art Showcase Mar 15 @ Neuehouse

LOS ANGELES: Public School Grad Art Showcase Mar 15 @ Neuehouse

Public School Grad Art Showcase @ Neuehouse. 6:30 pm Cocktails. 7:30-9:00 pm Performances.

Public School Grad Art Showcase hosted by Mistress of Ceremonies Nischelle Turner of Entertainment Tonight

Special Performance By: Major

Host Committee: Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson • Maisie Chin • Dr. Debbra Lindo Dr. Antonia Darder Dr. Carliss McGhee • Rev. Jewett L. Walker, Jr.

For more information email: PublicSchoolGrad@SchottFoundation.org


NEW YORK: 31st Annual Miracle on Madison  Sat Dec 2nd @ Madison Ave 59th St-86th St

NEW YORK: 31st Annual Miracle on Madison Sat Dec 2nd @ Madison Ave 59th St-86th St

31st Annual Miracle on Madison @ Madison Ave 57th St-86th St. 10:00 am- 5:00 pm. Shop Miracle Saturday at participating stores.


NEW YORK: The Orchid Foundation Charity Foundation Gala Tue Dec 5 @ Loft 29

NEW YORK: The Orchid Foundation Charity Foundation Gala Tue Dec 5 @ Loft 29

The Orchid Foundation Charity Foundation Gala @Loft 29. 7:00 pm-10:00 pm. Special Guest DJs, silent auction, open bar, light fare served.

RSVP by making a donation to the orchidfdn.org


NEW YORK: Samuel Waxman Cancer Res. Found. Collaborating For A Cure 20th Ann. Nov 16 @ Cipriani Wall

NEW YORK: Samuel Waxman Cancer Res. Found. Collaborating For A Cure 20th Ann. Nov 16 @ Cipriani Wall

Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) 20th anniversary of the Collaborating for a Cure Benefit Dinner & Auction @ Cipriani Wall Street. Cocktails 6:30 pm, Dinner 8:00 pm, Live Auction 9:15, Concert 9:45.

The event will honor the memory of William S. Gorin, former Chief Executive Officer of MFA Financial, Inc., and a longtime SWCRF supporter who passed away in August after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

The Collaborating for a Cure Gala will be hosted by Chris Wragge, co-anchor of CBS 2 News This Morning, as master of ceremonies and will feature a musical performance by The Avett Brothers.

For tickets visit www.waxmancancer.org

Like SWCRF on Facebook and follow on Twitter & Instagram: @WaxmanCancer.


https://www.waxmancancer.org/Events/Collaborating-For-A-Cure


NEW YORK: Slow Luxury Holiday Festa + Pop Up Shop Nov 15 @ Ornare in A + D

NEW YORK: Slow Luxury Holiday Festa + Pop Up Shop Nov 15 @ Ornare in A + D

SLOW LUXURY FESTA 2017 HOLIDAY POP UP SHOP AT ORNARE A Design Industry Roundtable Talk "The New Creatives" & A Slow Luxury Holiday Pop-up Shop To Benefit The Brazil Foundation. 4:00 pm-9:00 pm. RSVP to myrcia@ornareusa.com


Enter Ornare's beautiful showroom of state-of-the-art custom designs for living. Ornare works with top names in Brazilian architecture and design for tailored closets, kitchens, baths, office and entertainment lifestyle solutions, for over 30 years in the Brazilian market and 10 years in the United States.

The Prosecco poured at Festa 2017 comes from the original Prosecco area in Italy where the wine was born over 100 years ago, thus it is called PROSECCO SUPERIORE DOCG.*


NEW YORK: 10th Annual Holiday House NYC Design Show Nov 14 @ 2 E. 63rd St

NEW YORK: 10th Annual Holiday House NYC Design Show Nov 14 @ 2 E. 63rd St

The10th Annual Holiday House NYC Design Show, Opening Night Gala @ Academy Mansion, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm.


For ticket purchase visit: www.holidayhousenyc.com


LOS ANGELES: Architects for Animals “Giving Shelter” Exhibit & Cocktails Oct 19 @ Herman Miller

LOS ANGELES: Architects for Animals “Giving Shelter” Exhibit & Cocktails Oct 19 @ Herman Miller

“Giving Shelter” Exhibit & Cocktail Reception @ Herman Miller Showroom, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. $50 General Admission. Tickets available via Eventbrite. Vegan fare, open bar, free parking.

Top LA architecture and design firms and individual architects and designers are invited to design creative and functional outdoor dwellings for cats. The shelters are then displayed during a cocktail reception.

Also on display — more than two dozen one-of-a-kind cat food bowls decorated by celebrities, including Jay Leno, Jackson Galaxy, Beau Bridges, Clint Eastwood and Tricia Helfer, which will be available for purchase via an online auction.

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NEW YORK: 20th Anniversary FARE-Food Allergy Ball Dec 4th @ The Pierre

NEW YORK: 20th Anniversary FARE-Food Allergy Ball Dec 4th @ The Pierre

SAVE THE DATE, 20th Anniversary Food Allergy Ball @ The Pierre. To commemorate the anniversary of this signature event, the evening will honor “20 for 20,” a special tribute to the individual and organizations that have made a lasting impact in the food allergy community and have contributed to 20 years of progress in food allergy action, research, education and advocacy.

Sharyn T. Mann will receive the Founders Award for her dedication and longstanding commitment to raising awareness of the seriousness of food allergies and to FARE. Restaurateur Charles Masson of Majorelle, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for his commitment to excellence and compassion for diners with food allergies. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is the Corporate Dinner Honoree.

Karen and Lianne Mandelbaum are the Gala Dinner Chairs. Joseph Ianniello, Chief Operation Officer, CBS Corporation, is the Corporate Dinner Chair. Liana Silverstein Backal and Arthur Backal, Nina Rennert Davidson and Mitchell Davidson, Kathy Franklin, Abby and Robert Goldstein, Helen and David Jaffe, Nicole and Marc Lenner, Roxanne and Dean Palin, Joelle and Jonathan Resnick, Diana and Ira Riklis, and Stacey and Marc Saiontz are the Anniversary Dinner Chairs.

The festivities for this black-tie Gala start at 7:00 p.m. Ticket prices are as follows: tables are available for $100,000, $50,000, $25,000, $20,000 and $15,000, and individual tickets are available for $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000.


For more information, please visit www.foodallergy.org.


NEW YORK: NYUL 3rd Annual Champagne Brunch Sep. 16th

NEW YORK: NYUL 3rd Annual Champagne Brunch Sep. 16th

New York Urban League's Black & White Champagne Brunch @ La Marina NYC.The evening celebrates civic leadership, STEM excellence and support the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Scholarship Fund. 11:00 am-2: 00 pm. Event features an award presentation, VIP Reception, Silent Auction, and more.

For tickets visit: www.bandwbrunch.eventbrite.com


THE HAMPTONS: 2017 HAMPTON DESIGNER SHOWHOUSE July 22 @ The Fields

THE HAMPTONS: 2017 HAMPTON DESIGNER SHOWHOUSE July 22 @ The Fields

The Hampton Designer Showhouse, Gala Preview Cocktail Party. 6:30 p- 8:30 pm. The showcase for America’s premier design talent, will return this
summer in Southampton, NY. The Showhouse will open July 22-Sept. 4 with a on Proceeds will benefit
Southampton Hospital, Southampton, NY.

The Showhouse is happy to announce that Traditional Home magazine is the 2017 Presenting Sponsor, Saunders & Associates is the 2017 Exclusive Real EstateSponsor, Hamptons Purist is the 2017 Regional Magazine Sponsor, and Kohler Co. is the 2017 Design
Sponsor. Mario Buatta is the Honorary Showhouse Chairman. Jamie Drake and Alexa Hampton are the
Honorary Design Co-Chairmen.

The Hampton Designer Showhouse, now in its seventeenth year, will feature over 30 top interior designers and decorative artists from the Hamptons, New York City and nationwide. This year’s Showhouse will take place in two magnificent Hampton homes located in The Fields (82 Rosko Lane) in Southampton, New York that has been generously donated by Paramount Custom Homes. The
Showhouse Boutiques will be provided by Deluxe.

The Hampton Designer Showhouse opens to the public Sunday, July 23 through Sept. 4th. Showhouse hours will be as follows: Monday through Sunday,
11:00am - 5:00pm (last admission 30 minutes before closing). Children six and under, infants, strollers
and pets are not admitted in the Showhouse. Admission to the Showhouse is $40 and includes the Showhouse Journal. Gala tickets are $225 each.


GREENWHICH: Rand Luxury Brunch w/ Aston Martin,Bentley Motors, McLaren & Rolls-Royce June 10th @ TBA

GREENWHICH: Rand Luxury Brunch w/ Aston Martin,Bentley Motors, McLaren & Rolls-Royce June 10th @ TBA

INVITE ONLY: You are cordially invited to a private brunch featuring the latest from Aston Martin, Bentley Motors, McLaren & Rolls-Royce sponsored by Greenwich Magazine @ TBA Location. 11:00 am-3:00 pm

Preview the latest vehicles along with fine timepieces, jewelry, private aviation, electronics, fashion & more.
Hors d’oeuvres & Signature Cocktails to be served.

A silent auction set to benefit the Greenwich Hospital Foundation.


RSVP & Press Contact Lawlor Media Group
RSVP@lawlormediagroup.com- approved media outlets only


NEW YORK: Beauty for Freedom Sip & Shop Hosted by Model Michaela V Jun 16 @ The Pond

NEW YORK: Beauty for Freedom Sip & Shop Hosted by Model Michaela V Jun 16 @ The Pond

Beauty for Freedom and The Pond Present
“Sip and Shop Brunch” @ The Pond. 12:00 -3:00 pm
Hosted by Supermodel. Join Host Supermodel Michaela Vybohova and NYC based anti-trafficking non-profit Beauty for Freedom at an exclusive brunch and shopping event.

The event featuring KWIT Jewelry launching the "BFF Capsule Collection", donated artwork for auction and additional auction items, sponsored brunch and open bar to benefit Project Ghana with proceeds donated to Beauty for Freedom’s Travel Abroad Arts Therapy Programming for the survivors of labor trafficking and at-risk youth of Challenging Heights Ghana. Music will be curated by world-renowned DJ Nadav Vee.

The trafficking of Ghanaians, part

For purchase cut the following link and paste in your browser:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sip-and-shop-brunch-a-benefit-for-project-ghana-tickets-34960676324


NEW YORK: Parkinson's Disease Foundation 60th Anniversary Gala May 31 @ NY Botanical Garden

NEW YORK: Parkinson's Disease Foundation 60th Anniversary Gala May 31 @ NY Botanical Garden

The 60th Anniversary Gala to benefit Parkinson’s Foundation will take place @ the Garden Terrace Room at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, NY. The Gala marks the 60th Anniversary of both the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) and the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF), the legacy organizations of the Parkinson’s Foundation and recognizes their strength in working toward a world without Parkinson’s together.

For more information on the Parkinson’s Foundation and to purchase tickets, call (800) 457-6676 or visit www.pdf.org/gala.

The 60th Anniversary Gala to benefit Parkinson’s Foundation will take place Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in the Garden Terrace Room at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, NY. The Gala marks the 60th Anniversary of both the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) and the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF), the legacy organizations of the Parkinson’s Foundation and recognizes their strength in working toward a world without Parkinson’s together.

For more information on the Parkinson’s Foundation and to purchase tickets, call (800) 457-6676 or visit www.pdf.org/gala.


NEW YORK: 18th Annual FARE Luncheon Apr 26 @ Cipriani 42nd St

NEW YORK: 18th Annual FARE Luncheon Apr 26 @ Cipriani 42nd St

The 18 th Annual Spring Luncheon, presented by Food Allergy Research & Education
(FARE) @ Cipriani 42nd St. 11:00 am. 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.

The Legacy Award will be presented to Roxanne and Amanda Palin for their commitment to FARE and for raising awareness of the seriousness of food allergies. WABC-TV news anchor Lori Stokes, who is personally affected by food allergies, will be the mistress of ceremonies.

Julie Ader, Liana Silverstein Backal , Abbey Braverman, Laura Tisch Broumand, Helen Jaffe, Roslyn Jaffe, Lianne Mandelbaum, Amie Rappoport McKenna, Melissam Rosenbloom, and Stacey Saiontz are this year’s Co-Chairs. Jennifer Hoine, StephanieLeichter, and Anna Ya eger are the Vice Chairs. Harriette Rose Katz and the Gourmet

Advisory Service Team are the Event Advisory Chairs. Jolie Goldring, Nicole Lenner,Melissa Meyers, Kim Raimondi, and Jennifer Fisherman Ruff are the Raffle Co-Chairs, Jessica Mukasey Barkoff, Elizabeth Hecker, Lisa Jacobs, Sarah Kugelman and Jamie Lichtenberg are the Goodie Bag 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 additional information and/or tickets visit: www.foodallergy.org


NEW YORK: 10th Anniversary of Celebrate Spring  Apr 5th @ LAVO

NEW YORK: 10th Anniversary of Celebrate Spring Apr 5th @ LAVO

The 10th Anniversary of Celebrate the Parkinsons Disease Foundation 60th Anniversary Gala @ LAVO. 8:00 pm- 12:00 midnight. The event is hosted by the Young New Yorkers for the Fight Against Parkinson’s and the Parkinson’s Disease.

Foundation (PDF), a division of the Parkinson’s Foundation. Proceeds from the evening will support the Foundation’s research programs.

G. Pennington Egbert III, Gregory and Barbara Romero, Jonathan E. Romero, Jr., and Missy Egbert Sheehan and William B. Sheehan are the Co-Chairs. W. Alexander Budney, Andrew S.Gustin, George and Peggy Hebard, Josh and Melissa Raskin, Adam and Kim Wolfberg, and Darren and Michele Wolfberg are the Vice-Chairs.

Celebrate Spring New York was founded by G. Pennington Egbert III, his sister Missy Egbert Sheehan and their close friend Georgina B. Schaeffer whose fathers both lived with Parkinson’s disease. This core group joined together to engage the next generation of philanthropists, by creating the Young New Yorkers for the Fight Against Parkinson’s committee, a network of nearly 100 New Yorkers dedicated to advancing a cure for Parkinson’s. Each year the committee hosts Celebrate Spring New York, which has raised over $750,000 since its inception and has brought countless young supporters into the fold to help fund the work of future leaders in Parkinson’s research and care.

The event will begin at 8:00 PM with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a live auction and dancing, with music provided by DJ Brenda Black. Support levels are as follows: sponsorships at $5,000,

$2,500, $1,250, $500, $475 and $250 and individual tickets at $175.

For more information on the Parkinson’s Foundation and to purchase tickets, call (800) 457-6676 or visit www.pdf.org/csny.


NEW YORK: Wooster Group Annual Benefit Mar 14 @ The Performing Garage

NEW YORK: Wooster Group Annual Benefit Mar 14 @ The Performing Garage

An Affair To Remember, The Wooster Group’s annual benefit will be held @ The Performing Garage.Cocktails start at 6:30 pm. Join Jo Andres & Steve Buscemi, Elizabeth Diller & Ricardo Scofidio, Francis McDormand & Joel Coen, Cindy Sherman and Maura Tierney for an intimate dinner and a performance by a special guest. Diinner at 7:30 pm and performance at 8:30 pm.

Ticket Information:

$8,000 party of 6 seated with two hosts
$5,000 party of 4 seared with one host
$1,000 single ticket(s)

You may purchase tickets online at www.thewoostergroup.org


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

NEW YORK: 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


NEW YORK: FARE Ball 2016 Dec 5th @ Waldorf Astoria

NEW YORK: 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.


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

NEW YORK: 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


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

NEW YORK: 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


THE HAMPTONS: 2016 Hampton Designer Showhouse July 23rd @ Private Residence

THE HAMPTONS: 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


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