|Last Thursday night Simon Doonan and Tim Gunn hosted the 21st annual Bailey House Auction and Party at the Roseland Ballroom on West 52nd Street.
The auction included such items such as four nights at Twin Palms, the original Palm Springs estate of Frank Sinatra, four nights at the Gaia Hotel and Reserve in Costa Rica, original art by, Herb Ritts and Larry Fink. Plus experiences including lunch with Anderson Cooper, a studio tour with Katie Couric, and a backstage tour of the Rachel Maddow show. There was something for everyone to bid on and at every price.
Since 1983, Bailey House has been a leader in the field of AIDS housing. While the focus of the AIDS epidemic has shifted, Bailey House's commitment to provide housing, based on the idea that the future starts with a place to live, has remained constant.
Bailey House's commitment is to empower people living with HIV/AIDS, their loved ones and the communities and agencies that serve them to achieve their fullest potential through the development and provision of housing and vital services.
|Also last Thursday night, EDIT loves ASPCA Shopping Benefit was held at the EDIT Townhouse.|
|Last Wednesday night, East Side House Settlement, a leading social services agency that serves children and families in the South Bronx, hosted a kick-off party at Wally Findlay Galleries to honor the Benefit Committee of the East Side House Settlement Gala Preview Party of the 2009 New York International Auto Show.
More than100, hosted by this year’s benefit committee co-chairs, Kipton Cronkite, Paige Hardy, and Tatiana Platt, attended.
The event was sponsored by Porsche who displayed a Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet outside the gallery courtesy of the Greater New York Dealer Group. The event officially revved up this glamorous crowd for the Gala Preview on April 9, 2009.
Guests included: Gillian and Sylvester Miniter, Harrison LeFrak, Tana Dye, Emma Snowdon-Jones, Susan Shin, Bill Elder, Campion Platt, Tripp Hardy, Stephen Jacoby, Melissa Berkelhammer, David Chines, Whitney Potter, Lisa McCarthy, Alicia Galitzin, Catherine Moellering, John Sanchez, Peter and Lenore Standish, Phillip L. Yang, Jr. and Maria Yang, Brian Miller, Stacee Mahony, Stephanie Borynack, James Borynack, Rebecca and Luke Davis, Philip McCarthy, Beth Amorosi, Liz Myers, Christopher Breck, David Gunning, Patty Raynes, Heather and Douglas Borthwick, Charlotte Afaff, Lady Liliana Cavendish, Molly Middleton, Shannon Signorini, Patricia Shiah, Anna Rothchild, Robert McCarthy, Carolyn Pastel, and more.
|Last Monday night in New York, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts celebrated the opening night of the new Alice Tully Hall with the gala, “Leading Ladies of New York Celebrate Alice Tully," featuring Dawn Upshaw, the Juilliard Orchestra and the Emerson String Quartet, and honoring Laurie Tisch. The evening was generously sponsored by Graff jewels.|