The Decoration & Design Building Spring Market 2018 in New York City explored the theme Al Fresco; Inside Out with the top editorial voices, leading industry trade organizations and dozens of design influencers plus thousands of attendees. Blazing new and established trails, experts in interior design, landscape architecture and furnishings studied the intersection of interior and exterior spaces within three Keynote Events, 13 In-Showroom Programs, four Cocktail Receptions, one Special Event and 65 Open Houses. Over 130 showrooms, and their respective manufacturers at the D&D Building, produced sensorial experiences which sparked enlightening discussions on design throughout the day.
Bella Magazine brought together NYC’s elite to honor cover girl Alexa Ray Joel for the May/June 2018 Beauty issue. The red carpet lit up at La Pulperia Restaurant on 151 East 57th Street in New York City as ET, Bella TV host Avanti Gupta, and photographers gazed and snapped shots at the arrival of Alexa Ray Joel and supportive, supermodel mom Christie Brinkley.
The award-winning Southampton Inn welcomed Hampton locals and visitors alike for a celebration at the most desirable location in the heart of Southampton, NY. Despite the rain, the Inn launched the Hamptons summer season at the Annual Memorial Day BBQ at 91 Hill Street, Southampton, NY. The hottest ticket in town was filled from the new Claude’s Restaurant to the expansive ballroom with Hamptons socialites, celebs and hotel guests. Hotel events intermingled as celebrity guests, Armie Hammer of 2017 hit movie Call Me by Your Name and Abigail Spencer of TV’s Mad Men and Suits, were also at the Inn for a separate private event.
In momentous celebration of 10 years as a brand, publication, and community along with an expansion and launch in New York City! In partnership with Nasdaq
C-Suite Quarterly (CSQ), in partnership with Nasdaq, hosted their 2018Q2 Visionaries Awards in Real Estate & Finance at Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square, NY. The Visionaries Awards also recognized and celebrated CSQ’s 10 year anniversary and New York expansion.
Winners for the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards were announced at The NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place off Washington Square Park).
At the evening’s ceremony, actress, dancer, and choreographer Carmen De Lavallade received the second annual Lifetime Achievement Award, iconic composer John Kander received the Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theater as a Composer, legendary theater director Harold Prince was presented with the SDC Director Award for Exemplary Collaboration with Choreographers, and Steven Hoggett, who is represented on Broadway this season with Angels in America and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,received the inaugural Douglas and Ethel Watt Critics’ Choice Award.
Benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation With a Fashion Presentation Showcasing Fashions from Icon Jason Wu
The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) hosted its fifth annual “Collaborating for a Cure Luncheon” at the private Upper East Side residence of Susan Gutfreund New York City. The event featured a fashion presentation from Fashion Icon Jason Wu, whose collection was showcased before a private audience, with all event proceeds benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation.
A Ladies Luncheon featuring Comedians Maureen Langan, Corey Kahaney, and Ashley Austin Morris
Laughing Affairs, founded by comedian Felicia Madison, presented Laughercise, a comedy show with a unique lunchtime format, at the West Side Comedy Club located at Playa Betty’s restaurant in New York City.
The event featured performances by comedians Maureen Langan, Corey Kahaney, and Ashley Austin Morris, who each offered humorous reflections on topics as varied as modern technology, travelling and culture clashes, raising teenagers, marriage, divorce, and recreational drug use.
World-renowned hair stylist Angelo David, owner of the elite salon Angelo David Salon in New York City, and hair-tool veteran Jacob Guttman, founder and CEO of Creative Pro Hair Tools, introduced The Flex Brush—an all-purpose tool that detangles safely, massages the scalp and promotes hair health and growth. Angelo David Salon hosted a launch event, showcasing the brush’s versatility and flex technology, which makes it the most forgiving hair brush on the market.
The 2018 Chita Rivera Awards Nominees were announced.
Yesenia Ayala (Carousel), Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera), Monica Bill Barnes (One Night Only), Anna Bass (One Night Only), Camille A. Brown (Once On This Island), Norbert Leo Butz (My Fair Lady), Colin Campbell (Disco Pigs), Elizabeth Carena (Ghost Light), Andrei Chagas (Carousel), Ariana DeBose (Summer: The Donna Summer Musical), Robert Fairchild (Frankenstein), Christopher Gatelli (SpongeBob SquarePants), Troy Iwata (The Boy Who Danced on Air), Hailey Kilgore(Once On This Island), Gavin Lee (SpongeBob SquarePants), Katrina Lenk (The Band’s Visit), Tiffany Mann (Jerry Springer: The Opera), Skye Mattox (Carousel), Kenita R. Miller (Bella), Zach Morris & Jennine Willett (Ghost Light), Casey Nicholaw (Mean Girls), Ashley Park (Mean Girls), Justin Peck (Carousel), Brittany Pollack (Carousel), Amar Ramasar (Carousel), Evan Ruggiero (Bastard Jones),Nikhil Saboo (The Boy Who Danced on Air), Sonya Tayeh (Hundred Days), Sergio Trujillo (Summer: The Donna Summer Musical), Nejla Yatkin (The Boy Who Danced On Air), Tony Yazbeck (Prince of Broadway).
Annual Awards Ceremony honored eight outstanding women Making a Difference in New York and Beyond
Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright, Democrat Representative from the Upper East Side, hosted her Third Annual Women’s Leadership Awards, honoring eight women whose activism and contributions to society have put women, and all New Yorkers, on a better path to get ahead, including philanthropist Jean Shafiroff who donated a copy of her book, Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life by What You Give to all the attendees.