Archive | November, 2017

Martin and Jean Shafiroff Host Thanksgiving Toy Drive Benefitting NYC Mission Society

Martin and Jean Shafiroff hosted a Thanksgiving Toy Drive for the NYC Mission Society at their Park Avenue home with over 100 guests including, NYC Mission Society Director Elsie McCabe Thompson, Margo and John Catsimatidis, New York State Assembly Member Rebecca A. Seawright, Malan Breton, Margo Langenberg, Kenita Lloyd, Geoffrey Bradfield, Liliana Cavendish, and Victor […]

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Gwen Stefani Lights Up Empire State Building

Music sensation Gwen Stefani flipped the switch at the iconic Empire State Building last week kicking off the season and promoting this year’s holiday light show. The pop icon and three-time Grammy Award winner was the star at the symbolic lighting ceremony, with world-renowned lighting designer Marc Brickman choreographing the building’s lights to Stefani’s “You […]

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Kelly Killoren Bensimon hosts “Friendsgiving” Dinner at The Tuck Room

To kick off her holiday last week, former Real Housewives of New York City cast member Kelly Killoren Bensimon gathered her closest loved ones and hosted a “Friendsgiving” at New York City’s The Tuck Room. The group of friends enjoyed a special menu of “Turkey Sliders & Surprises” curated by Chef Sherry Yard and cocktails […]

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Miles Young, Warden of New College, Oxford Hosts Voltaire Foundation Dinner

Oxford’s Voltaire Foundation, the world leader for eighteenth-century scholarship and the American Friends of Compiegne hosted an intimate evening at the Cultural Services – Embassy of France building (formerly Payne Whitney mansion). Miles Young, Warden of New College, Oxford, (formerly Worldwide Chairman and CEO of Ogilvy and Mather), was the host, with dinner speakers including […]

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16th Annual New York Turkish Film Festival Nov 30 – Dec 3 at SVA Theatre Chelsea

The 16th Annual New York Turkish Film Festival presented by The American Turkish Society, takes place Thursday, November 30th — Sunday, December 3rd at the SVA Theatre in Chelsea. Sponsored by the Turkey-America Business Council (TAIK) and RAMERICA, the festival will screen eight films kicking off with the multi-award winning film, Cold of Kalandar. Other […]

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A Great Night for War Paint Creative Team at Theatre Communications Group Gala

It was a great night for theatre when the creative team behind War Paint was celebrated at the Theatre Communications Group’s (TCG) Annual Gala. The decades-long work of Honored Composer Scott Frankel, Director Michael Greif, Lyricist Michael Korie, and Playwright Doug Wright have resulted in some of the most reprised and iconic works of their […]

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Jennifer Lawrence, Lisa Rinna Real New Besties at Polo Bar

Oscar winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has a new best friend, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Rinna. The reality loving 27-year old, newly single after reportedly ending her relationship with big time director Darren Aronofsky, freaked out upon seeing Rinna out to dinner Saturday night at Ralph Lauren’s hot spot Polo Bar. Rinna and […]

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Marisa Tomei, John C. McGinley & Family are “Beautiful” at Global Down Syndrome Gala

Actors John C. McGinley along with his amazing family, and Marisa Tomei were just a few of the famous faces who flew to Denver to take part in the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s 9th annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show at the Sheraton Downtown last week. The yearly affair which touches the hearts of […]

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Sam Waxman’s Collaborating for a Cure Cancer Benefit Raises nearly $2.5 mil

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) hosted its 20th Anniversary Collaborating for a Cure Benefit Dinner & Auction Gala at Cipriani Wall Street, posthumously honoring William S. Gorin, former CEO of MFA Financial, Inc., and featuring a musical performance by The Avett Brothers. The gala known as ‘The Waxman’, one of the top fundraising events […]

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Sherri Shepherd, Brandon Tyler Russell Volunteers at LA Mission for Thanksgiving

The fabulous Sherri Shepherd took time to serve the homeless on Thanksgiving. The super-talented actress, comedian, author and television personality along with Brandon Tyler Russell and many more, volunteered at the Los Angeles Mission and helped serve Thanksgiving meals to those in need. An estimated 4000 people were served Turkey, green beans and mashed potatoes […]

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