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Celebrities Out and About in
New York City

You see them all the time, celebrities out and about in New York City. Well, you no longer need to shoot grainy cell phone photos. New York Cool, with the help of PR Photos, will be posting celebrity photos on this page daily...(more)
All About Film


Film reviews, festivals etc...(more)

Moynat
U.S. Flagship Opening
May 4, 2016
Moynat Boutique
937 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10021

Last night, Moynat celebrated its U.S. store opening with a cocktail reception and revealed its capsule collection with artist Daniel Arsham...(more)

3rd Annual Benefit: One Way or Another
Raised More Than $100,000
Dance to Unite Performed Live with Debbie Harry
Avenues: The World School, 259 10th Ave, NYC
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 6pm

Dance to Unite raised more than $100,000 in support of the company's expanding free after-school dance and education programs at their 3rd Annual Benefit: One Way or Another ...(more)
American Cancer Society 11th Annual Taste of Hope Kickoff Party
WITH 2016 PHILANTHROPIC HONOREE JEAN SHAFIROFF
April 28, 2016
Designer Romona Keveža’s Penthouse Flagship
One Rockefeller Plaza


International Fashion designer Romona Keveža hosted an Exclusive VIP Champagne Reception in honor of the American Cancer Society...(small)
Youth America Grand Prix's Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow Gala
BAM Howard Gilman Opera
April 28, 2016



Angel Corella and Irina Dvorovenko hosted Youth America Grand Prix's Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow gala on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House
...(more)
The Museum of Arts and Design
LOOT 2016 Opening Benefit
Shopping, Cocktails
and Benefit Dinner
Monday, April 11, 2016



The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) hosted 300 guests at the LOOT 2016 Opening Benefit on Monday, April 11, 2016...(more)

FJK Dance Opening Night Gala
April 6, 2015
New York Live Arts

Amy Fine Collins and Joanna Fisher took to the stage at the opening of FJK Dance’s 2016 Season at New York Live Arts...(more)

FJK Dance Open Studio
Preview of 2016 Season
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
DANY studios, 305 West 38th Street, New York City

Ballet lovers Amy Fine Collins, Cathy Hardwick, Michele Gerber Klein and dancer Ethan Stiefel trudged over to the DANY rehearsal studio...(more)

The School of American Ballet 2016 Winter Ball
Monday March 14th, 2016. 7PM.
David H. Koch Theater



The School of American Ballet's 2016 Winter Ball took place at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on Monday, March 14, 2016 and raised nearly $1.2 million...(more)

Cocktail Reception In Honor Of
Museum of Art and Design’s LOOT: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY
March 14, 2015
Private Home

On Monday, March 14 Jacqueline Weld Drake hosted 70 for a cocktail reception to kick-off the Museum of Art and Design’s LOOT: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY...(more)

UN Women for Peace Association’s Annual Awards Luncheon and March in March in celebrations of International Women’s Day and Ending Violence Against Women
March March 4, 2016
Luncheon, March 5, 2016

United Nations Headquarters &
Dag Hammarskjöld Plaz
a

The UN Women for Peace Association (UNWFPA) Annual Awards Luncheon, was held in celebration of ... (more)
Party to Celebrate
G. A. Mudge's
"Alice in Central Park"

Home of Barbara and
Donald Tober
March 3, 2016

Barbara and Donald Tober held an intimate soiree for G.A. Mudge, author and photographer of the books,  Alice in Central Park - Statues in Wonderland and Two Alice Statues in Central Park, at The Lotos Club...(more
Nur Khan Presents
David Bowie Tribute Concert
February 12, 2016
Electric Room

Nur Khan Presents hosted a special live David Bowie Tribute concert performed by M.A.R.S...(more)

 

ANIMAL ASHRAM’S
PREMIER  EVENT

February 9, 2016
Serafina Restaurant

Actress and Author Leesa Rowland announced the establishment of her new Non-Profit Organization...(more)

 

The Making of a Toe Show
February 8, 2016
New York City Center from  

American Ballet Theatre dancers Skylar Brandt, Zhong-Jing Fang, Jamie Kopitand Calvin Royal III joined Youth America Grand Prix...(more

VIVARTE COCKTAIL RECEPTION & SILENT AUCTION
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
PHILLIPS New York

VivArte participating organizations Caring for Colombia, First Step Big Step, and Primero Lo Primero hosted a cocktail reception and silent auction to celebrate Colombian contemporary art in support of Colombian early childhood programs...(more)

Frank J. Avella
On Theater


There are three Steve’s onstage in the New Group’s production of Mark Gerrard’s “Steve.” Stephen (Malcolm Gets, and Steven (Matt McGrath) are a couple. And Esteban (Francisco Pryor Garat) is a hot young waiter...(more)

YAGP Launches First Position Club
Private Home
November 10, 2015

Tuesday, November 10, 2015, Youth America Grand Prix launched the First Position Club at the home of Caroline Hyman...(more)

Theatre Communication Group 2015 Gala
Honoring Brian Dennehy
November 9, 2015
Edison Ballroom

On November 11, 2015, Theatre Communications Group Gala celebrated both the career of Brian Dennehy and the 31-year history of "American Theatre" magazine...(more)

Casita Maria Center
For Arts & Education
Fiesta 2015
October 13, 2015
The Plaza Hotel

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education’s annual black tie “Fiesta 2015” honored John Bernbach, Baz Luhrmann, and Veronique and Bob Pittman...(more)

 

The Wooster Group’s 2015 Benefit
October 5, 2015
The Performing Garage


Frances McDormand hosted a couscous dinner for The Wooster Group’s 2015 Benefit, on Monday, October 5th at The Performing Garage, 33 Wooster Street, NYC...(more)
The Museum of Arts and Design
LOOT 2015: MAD ABOUT JEWELRY

Gala Benefit
September 28, 2015


The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) honored cultural patron, collector, and journalist Barbara Tober for her 35 years of commitment to the Museum...
(more)
Casita Maria's Pachanga Committee Luncheon
Private Residence
September 18, 2015



On Friday September 18, 2015, Jacqueline Weld Drake hosted Casita Maria’s Pachanga Committee at her Upper East Side home for an intimate lunch in celebration of Casita Maria’s 2015 Fiesta Gala...(more)
The FCANCER Project Powered By WEEDMAPS
Host 1st NYC Benefit
September 17, 2015
Brooklyn


Weedmaps and FCancer threw their first annual NYC benefit party and auction in Brooklyn September 17th....(more)
MAD LOOT'S
Pre-Gala Cocktail Party
Private Residence
September 9, 2015


MAD LOOT’s Honorary Chairs Iris Apfel, Corice Arman, Susan Gutfreund, Patricia Pastor, Deborah Roberts, Malini Shah, Liz Smith, Isabel Toledo...(more),

Womanity Foundation
Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary
Le Cirque | New York City
June 15, 2015

Swiss entrepreneur Yann Borgstedt made his fortune in the world of the internet and real estate and then in the path taken by the Bill's...(more)

19th Annual Hamptons Heart Ball
June 13, 2015
Hayground School Bridgehampton, NY

The 19th Annual Hamptons Heart Ball was held on grounds of the Hayground School in Bridgehampton, NY on Saturday, June 13...(more)

The School of American Ballet’s
Workshop Performance
Benefit 2015
June 2, 2015
Peter Jay Sharp Theater
Lincoln Center

The School of American Ballet’s Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 raised more than $890,000 for scholarships and school programs...(more)
El Museo del Barrio
Thursday May 14, 2015
The Plaza Hotel

El Museo del Barrio’s sold out annual spring Gala was held on Thursday, May 14th at The Plaza Hotel in New York City...(more)
YAGP Gala
David K Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
April 16, 2015

The stars were out the night of April 16, 2015 when the Youth America Grand Prix presented its annual "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow” Gala..(more)
New York Center for Children
20th Anniversary
Spring Cocktail Reception
Bar at Clement
Peninsula Hotel | New York City
April 15, 2015

The New York Center for Children (NYCC) hosted its 20th Anniversary Spring Cocktail Reception on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Bar at Clement at the Peninsula Hotel in New York City...(more)

Publicolor Honors Paula Cooper
Annual Stir, Splatter + Roll Gala
Martin Luther King, Jr. High School
Thursday, April 9, 2015

On Thursday, April 9th, 2015, Publicolor honored the visionary contemporary gallerist Paula Cooper at their annual Stir, Splatter + Roll gala...(more)

Cocktail Party
Supporting
El Museo's Gala
April 7, 2015
Private Home Eastside of Manhattan

Maria Eugenia Maury and Williams Haseltine hosted a cocktail party in their stunning new Eastside condominium on Tuesday, April 7th...(more)
B Michael
Sunday March 22, 2015
Macys Herald Square

MACY'S Flower Show!! Couture and Ready to Wear designer B Michael celebrated his latest Spring ready to wear line of elegant timeless fashions available at MACYS nationwide...(more)
Jean Shafiroff Hosted A
Celebration of
Rose Hartman's
"Incomparable Couples"
Swifty's
March 10, 2015

Jean Shafiroff hosted a celebration of photographer Rose Hartman’s new book, “Incomparable Couples”, at Upper East Side bistro, Swifty’s...(more)
The School of American Ballet's
2015 WINTER BALL
Lincoln Center
March 9, 2015

The School of American Ballet's 2015 Winter Ball took place at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on Monday, March 9, 2015 and raised more than $1.39 ...(more)
UN Women for Peace
Luncheon
United Nations Headquarters
New York City
March 6, 2015

The UN Women for Peace Association (UNWFPA) gave their annual awards this year to Actor/Director Paul Bettany, Chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group Robert Kraft, and Bond No. 9....(more)
YAGP
"The Making of a Costume"
New York City Center
February 9, 2015

On a cold New York night, Monday February 9, 2015, Principal dancer Chase Finlay and Youth America Grand Prix alumna and soloist Lauren Lovette, both of New York City Ballet...(more)
Theatre Communications Group
Annual Gala
583 Park Avenue
November 10, 2014

On Monday, November 10, 2014, Theatre Communications Group (TCG) celebrated its annual gala. This year the organization honored Jules Fisher, Lynn Nottage, and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation...(more)
Lorin Maazel Tribute
October 31, 2014
Society of Ethical Culture

The family of Lorin Maazel paid tribute to his life and career on Friday afternoon in an event that was open to the public at the New York Society for Ethical Culture...(more)

Halle Berry Launches
Scandale Paris Lingerie Line
For Target
Laduree Soho
October 27, 2014

Target hosted a launch party to introduce Halle Berry's collaboration with the iconic French lingerie house Scandale Paris, to create a line for...(more)

Simply Stylist NY Event
Park Central Hotel NY
Saturday, October 25th

Simply Stylist NY— a tri-city Fashion and Beauty Conference teamed up with Marie Claire to put together a conference with the best tastemakers, celebrities and industry experts in New York city...(more)

Kate Young's
"Dressing for the Dark"
Book Launch
October 23, 2014
Sidney Garber Boutique
998 Madison Avenue

Brooke Garber Neidich hosted a reception to launch Kate Young’s new book, "Dressing For The Dark" on Thursday October 23rd at the new Sidney Garber Boutique...(more)

Consulate General of France
Reception Honoring
Madame Ségolène Royal
September 22, 2014

H.E. Bertrand Lortholary, Consul General of France & Friends of Hermione - Lafayette in America hosted a Moet & Chandon Imperial champagne reception on Monday, September 22, 2014 at the Consulate General of France...(more)

Youth American Grand Prix
Dance and Fashion Event
Museum at
The Fashion Institute
of Technology
September 22, 2014

On September 22, 2014 Youth America Grand Prix hosted a tour of “Dance and Fashion” at the Museum at The Fashion Institute of Technology...(more)
Jacueline Weld Drake Hosts
A Luncheon For the
Casita Maria Pachanga Jr. Committee
September 19, 2014

On Thursday September 19, 2014, Jacqueline Weld Drake hosted Casita Maria’s Pachanga Jr. Committee at her Upper East Side home...(more)

Couture Council of
The Museum at FIT
Annual Artistry in Fashion
Award Luncheon
September 3, 2014

Spring/Summer 2015 Fashion Week was launched at Lincoln Center's David Koch Theater when the Couture Council of The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology hosted its annual benefit luncheon to present ...(more)

Yuko Ito
O Cantador

New York chanteuse (by way of Japan) has just released her latest Brazilian jazz album of Brazilian jazz, O Cantador...(more)

Meridian Global Leadership Awards Honoring
Sean O'Keefe and Shafik Gabr
Four Seasons Hotel
Washington, DC
June 10, 2014

The Meridian Global Leadership Awards honors global leaders "who exemplify the positive impact individuals can have in their communities and in the world...(more)
The School of American Ballet’s
2014 Workshop
Performance Benefit
Peter Jay Sharp Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The School of American Ballet’s Workshop Performance Benefit 2014 on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 celebrated 50 years of these annual performances and raised nearly $860,000 for scholarships and school programs...(more)
FIT Foundation’s 2014 Gala
Kick Off Luncheon
Bergdorf Goodman
April 30, 2014

On April 30, Bergdorf Goodman hosted an intimately luncheon at Goodman’s Café to celebrate FIT Foundation’s 2014 Gala honorees; which includes Bergdorf Goodman’s ‘style setter’ Linda Fargo...(more)
Council for Canadian American Relations
40th Anniversary Gala
April 30, 2014

On a very rainy April 30, 2014, Jacqueline Desmarais, patron of the musical arts and benefactor of young musicians, and Frank Gehry, iconoclastic architect and design visionary, were honored by the Council for Canadian American Relations (CCAR) at its 40th anniversary Gala dinner...(more)

Wooster Group Spring
Benefit Dinner
632 On Hudson
April 29, 2014

The Wooster Group celebrated their spring benefit dinner on Tuesday, April 29th at 632 on Hudson (632 Hudson Street), New York City. The benefit’s hosts were Steve Buscemi, Buck Henry, Frances McDormand, Mike Nichols, Lorne Michaels, and Maura Tierney...(more)

Carolina Herrera Hosts a Luncheon To Honor Board of Directors and Friends of The Couture Council of
The Museum at Fit
Carolina Herrera Store
954 Madison Avenue
April 28, 2014

Carolina Herrera hosted a small luncheon and preview of the Fall 2014 Collection at the Carolina Herrera store, located at 954 Madison Avenue on Monday, April 28 for the Board of Directors and friends...(more)

New York Philharmonic
Spring Gala
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Lincoln Center

A bloody good time was had last night at the New York Philharmonic...(more)

Couture Council
Evening of Cocktails
Monday, February 24, 2014
Reed Krakoff Store

On Monday, February 24, 2014 Couture Council Board Member, Celia Hegyi, hosted an evening of cocktails at the Reed Krakoff store on Madison Avenue in New York City for Couture Council members...(more)

Fashion Designer Reem Acra
Hosts Party to Benefit
The Smithsonian’s
Freer| Sackler Galleries
February 20, 2014

Fashion designer Reem Acra hosted an exclusive afternoon of champagne and beautiful dresses at her Fifth Avenue boutique to benefit The Smithsonian’s Freer| Sackler Galleries...(more)

Don Bosco Centers
India

New York Cool photographer Katherin Wermke spent the month of August, 2013 in India teaching a photography workshop...(more)

A Passage to India

New York Cool photographer, Katherin Wermke, traveled to India in August of 2013...(more)

The Wonders of Dubai
Where Heat Married Money

Oh the lure of Dubai: A monument to gold and imagination!

In the 1960's, vast oilfields were discovered under the sands of the United Arab Emirates. And in the spirit of Molly-Brown-meets-Vegas, it was time to spend...(more)

Amouage Perfume Factory
Oman

The romance of the Far East emobided in perfume! The Threee King's gifts: gold, frankincense and myrrh!. Alladin and his oil filled lamp! It's all the spirit of Amouage!...(more)

  New York Cool Productions

The Big Apple Posse: Escape From New York
New York Cool Productions Publishing

It was bright and beautiful that October day; the sky was clear, the air was brisk but cold for a late October day in New York City. Later, when people spoke about what happened, they always began by saying what a beautiful day it was...(more)

The Big Apple Posse: Escape From New Orleans
New York Cool Productions Publishing

Amanda kicked the soccer ball toward the goal and saw him. He looked just like the others—the tall, blond men who terrorized New York City six months ago.
They had been found...(more)
The Big Apple Posse: Escape From Los Angeles
New York Cool Productions Publishing

Amanda squirmed in the backseat of the Escalade, unable to find a comfortable position without waking her brother Peter who was asleep, his head on a pillow in her lap. Amanda also had a pillow; she had a blanket too, for which she was grateful. It was nice to feel warm again after swimming from a yacht to shore in fifty degree weather wearing a cocktail dress, high heels, and what was now a soggy, smelly down jacket...(more)
   
Solange's Song: Sequel to The Big Apple Posse Trilogy
New York Cool Productions Publishing

"Take your bows," Solange blew kisses to the room full of six-year-old dancers.

The class bowed, then swarmed Solange, some hugging her and others a bit shyer, staying back hoping Solange would notice them...(more)


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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