Thursday, May 17, 2007

Striking out

Blake Kuchta, , Ryan Daharsh, Matthew Paetz, Nicholas Stauder, and Ryan Vigilan at "Strike Out Colon Cancer"
Lotsa celebs, now a signature of the Cinema Society’s events, flocked to the Tribeca Grand Hotel the other night for the Hugo Boss-sponsored special screening of Fracture.

The riveting psychological thriller stars Academy Award winner Anthony Hopkins and Academy Award nominee Ryan Gosling, both of whom received raves from the critics for their standout performances in this crackling, edge-of-your-seat drama.

Gosling was on hand that night and following the screening, he headed with the stellar group to the brand new Private Roof Club of the  Gramercy Park Hotel.

Cinema Society Founder Andrew Saffir welcomed an enthusiastic high profile group including: Sean Penn, Edie Falco, Michael Sheen (The Queen), Epatha Merkerson, Bart Freundlich, Helena Christensen, Olivia Wilde, Marisa Berenson, Lili Taylor, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Malin Akerman, Terry George, Hana Soukupova, Beth Ostrosky, Bob Colacello, Moby, Amy Sacco, Rachel Roy, Alex Lundqvist, Rachel Zoe, Lauren Davis, Francisco Costa, Sante D’Orazio, Ian Schrager, Cari Modine, Brian McNally, Rufus Albemarle, Amanda Brooks, Alex Kramer, Marjorie Gubelmann, Daniel Benedict, Vanessa von Bismarck, Tiffany Dubin, Jackie Astier, Thakoon Panichgul, Olivia Palermo, Jennifer Creel, Byrdie Bell, Eleanor & Jon Ylvisaker, Allison Sarofim, Bettina Zilkha, Hugo Boss CEO Tony Lucia andNew Line Co Chairman and Co CEO Michael Lynne.
Ian Schrager
Alex Lundqvist
Bart Freundlich
Andrew Saffir, Stuart Parr, and Bob Colacello
Debbie Bancroft, Brian McNally, and Marisa Berenson
Edie Falco
Helena Christensen, Daniel Benedict, and Olivia Palermo
Michael Wincott
Bettina Zilkha
Marjorie Gubelmann
Daniel Benedict and Beth Ostrowsky
Byrdie Bell, Alex Kramer, Christian Leone, and Olivia Palermo
Amanda Brooks, Carlos Mota, and Allison Sarofim
Francisco Costa
Lili Taylor
Johannes Huebl
Peter Hjorth, Leif Sigersen, Helena Christensen, and Andrew Saffir
James Houston, Ryan Gosling, Hugo Boss' Katja Douedari, and Tony Lucia
Malin Akerman
Julio Santo Domingo and Lauren Davis
Olivia Wilde
Michael and Ninah Lynne, Ryan Gosling, and Andrew Saffir
Michael Sheen and Sonia Walger
Rufus Albemarle
Ryan and Donna Gosling
Rachel Roy
Nur Khan and Sante D'Orazio
Peter Davis and Hunter Hill
Eleanor and Jon Ylvisaker
Hana Soukupova
Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Tiffany Dubin
S. Epatha Merkerson
Thakoon Panichgul and Rachel Zoe
Sean Penn, Helena Christensen, Ryan Gosling, Amy Sacco, and Donna Gosling
Angus Wilkie, James Reginato, Amy Sacco, and Len Morgan
CBS News anchor Katie Couric was on the town bowling a couple of Wednesday nights ago, attending the “Strike Out Colon Cancer” event at 300 New York for the Entertainment Industry Foundation’s National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance.  Ms. Couric, who brought her youngest daughter as her official date, showed her support to help eradicate the disease that claimed the life of her husband Jay Monahan  nine years ago.

Ms. Couric is a co-founder of the NCCRA which is dedicated to the eradication of colorectal cancer by promoting the importance of early medical screening and by funding research to develop better testes, treatments and ultimately, a cure.

For more information on NCCRA, visit www.nccra.org.
High Voltage and RuPaul
James Pickens, Jr. and Christopher Wright
Chad White and Richie Rich
Mr. Jansen, Mercedes Abramo, Michael Boyle, and Gabriel Danaher
Alan Berger, Eden Rosenblu, and Matthew Hiltzik
Michael Livingston and Deborah Plytynski
Heatherette's Galen Drever and Traver Rains
Carmen Marc Valvo and Shaye Strager
Chris Botti
Whoopi Goldberg
Robert Verdi
Alex Cole
Loretta Kittle, Kit Kittle, and Tracy Utton
Keith McLoughlin and Yodit Teklemariam with a friend
Linda Fairstein
Gavin Pickens and Tina Pickens
Jesse Kemp, Christina laTouche, and Kailee O'Sullivan
Charles Smith, Andrea Smith, David Smith, and Katherine deWerth
Brian Voss and Katie Couric
John Ventimiglia and Steve Schirripa
Paul Sevigny
Lucas Kerr, Gavin Pickens, and Lauren O'Leary
Kyan Douglas, Matthew Paetz, Katie Couric, Amber Crane, Brandon Alvarez, Mike Spadino, and Russ Theriot
John Gregory, Monica Brown, Deborah Plytynski, Nicholas Stauder, and Rachel Almquist
Ducky Brown and friend
Carmen Marc Valvo
Sharon Lima and Lonnie Quinn
Paul Blascak
Mike Spadino, Toodenow, Kathleen Lobb, and Brandon Alvarez
Rick Kaplan and Katie Couric
Ben Reiter, Alice Goldman, and Jack Ford
Jaqueline Ramous, Adam Hirsh, and Maureen Silvester

Photographs by ©Patrick McMullan
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