The Young Committee
of The Hispanic Society of American hosted a party
at DeSantos restaurant in the West Village to
raise funds for the Society's Meet the Duchess
program that sponsors bus transportation to bring
New York City School public school students to
the Hispanic Society Museum at 167th and Broadway.
was filled with the young, bright and beautiful
from the worlds of art, fashion and just beauty.
It was an evening for looking good while doing
good, two talents which New York's Spanish socialites
possess in abundance.
The event was hosted
by filmmaker and actress Domenica Cameron-Scorcese
(daughter of filmmaker Martin Scorcese) and the
music was by musician and composer Marcos Varela.
Innocente Tequila was the drink sponsor for the
party. Notable guests included: Bianca Pratt;
Christian Cota; Carlos Ponce; Whitney Wolfe; Susan
Shin; Richard Turley; Sally Wu; Liam McMullan;
Victoria Febrer; Michel Heredia; and Samantha
Thompson among others.
Here is a quote
from the press release: "The Hispanic Society
of America, Museum and Library, was founded by
Archer Milton Huntington in New York City on May
18, 1904, as a "free public library, museum
and educational institution, containing objects
of artistic, historic, and literary interest,"
for the purposes of the "advancement of the
study of the Spanish and Portuguese languages,
literature, and history, and advancement of the
study of the countries wherein Spanish and Portuguese
are or have been spoken languages."
of the Hispanic Society are unparalleled in their
scope and quality outside the Iberian Peninsula,
addressing nearly every aspect of culture in Spain,
as well as a large part of Portugal and Latin
America, through the twentieth century."
For more information,
log onto hispanicsociety.org.
John Carlino, Domenica
Cameron-Scorsese, Marcos Varela
|Alexandra Adame and