|On Thursday, January 29th, East Side House Settlement hosted the annual Young Collectors Night at the Winter Antiques Show, held at the Park Avenue Armory. Sponsored by Brooks Brothers, New York magazine, Farrow & Ball, and Diageo, the high-energy evening attracted nearly 700 new collectors, emerging philanthropists, and art and design enthusiasts who enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and a private viewing of the sensational art and antiques on display.|
|The evening was co-chaired by Courtney Booth Christensen, Stephanie Borynack Clark, and Sam Dangremond, and Chairwoman Wendy Goodman, Design Editor of New York magazine, led the Interior Design Committee. This prestigious group includes more than 80 of the country’s most illustrious interior designers, including Nate Berkus, Geoffrey Bradfield, Bruce Bierman, Alexandra Pappas, Chris Coleman, Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz & Steven Wine, Mariette Gomez, Alex Papachristidis, Kathy Abbott, Drew McGukin, Matthew Patrick Smyth, Alison Spear, Keita Turner, Steven Gambrel, Todd Klein, Scott Sanders, Lindsey Coral Harper, Amy Lau, and many more.
Proceeds from the night will support East Side House Settlement’s highly successful college preparation programs, which are crucial in promoting education and employment for the residents of the South Bronx and surrounding communities.
|Guests included: Isaac Mizrahi, Nate Berkus, Jeremiah Brent, Dustin Yellin, Wendy Goodman, Arthur Wayne, Courtney Booth Christensen, Stephanie Borynack Clark, Sam P.C. Dangremond, Arie Kopelman, Angel Sanchez, Di Mondo, Brooke Cundiff, Lloyd Princeton, Katherine & Elijah Duckworth-Schacter, Newell Turner, Clay Floren, Nick Stern, Kate Hemphill, John Munson, Marisa Marcantonio, Lisa Yom, Roric Tobin & Justin Concannon, Lily Lanahan, Lucinda Ballard & Theodore May, April Grunow, Meredith Ostrom, Lacary Sharpe, Montana Timchula, Carolyn Pastel, Clare McKeon, Marina Fairfax, Marlies Verhoeven, Sara Gilbane-Sullivan & Jay Sullivan, among others.|
|The Komansky Center for Children’s Health at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell’s fifth annual Plates for Pediatrics benefit raised a record $1 million to support the center’s children’s programs. Georgina Chapman and Harvey Weinstein attended as the sold-out event’s Honorary Chairs. Sponsored by Tiffany & Co., the benefit drew 520 attendees to the Mandarin Oriental New York on January 29th.
|The benefit, hosted by Dr. Gerald Loughlin, Pediatrician-in-Chief at the Komansky Center for Children’s Health at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, along with the Pediatric Support Committee and the Children’s Advisory Council, raised funds for several children’s programs: Child Life Services, a program that alleviates children’s fears surrounding the hospital experience; the Pediatric Simulation Center, an invaluable teaching resource in medical education, which ultimately reduces medical errors, creates a culture of patient safety, and improves patient care and the care of newborns; The Perinatal Center, which provides a multi-disciplinary approach to counseling women facing complex fetal diagnoses by coordinating a team-care meeting with the patient, her partner, her obstetrician, and the pertinent specialists involved in her care; and the Residency Education Program, a three-year pediatric residency program designed to provide a supportive and educationally rich environment through which residents can develop into outstanding general pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.
|Guests included; Jenna Bush Hager and Henry Hager, Dr. Steven J. Corwin, CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital; Dr. Robert Kelly, president of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital; Dr. Laura Forese, group senior vice president and COO at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and President of the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System; Dr. Cam Patterson, senior vice president and COO at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center; and Dr. Herbert Pardes, Executive Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital; Jon Patricof, Allison Aston, Marcie Pantzer, Veronica Beard, Alison Brokaw, Vaughn Dorrian, Ammara Yaqub and Chase and Stephanie Coleman. Donny Deutsch served as the evening’s auctioneer. The event’s co-chairs were dressed by Marchesa.
|The Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, which is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, provides the best available care in every area of pediatrics in a family-friendly and technologically advanced setting. NewYork-Presbyterian is the #1 hospital in the New York metropolitan area and is consistently ranked among the best academic medical institutions in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. For more information, visit http://nyp.org/komansky/.|
|This past Monday night at at the Pierre Hotel, The Drama League held its 31st Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway, honoring Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award winner James Earl Jones.
The black-tie gala included a musical tribute to the legendary actor, performed by dozens of stars from both Hollywood and Broadway. The guest list featured his costars from the current Broadway revival of You Can't Take It With You, as well as Tyne Daly (It Shoulda Been You), Kelsey Grammer (Finding Neverland), and Alan Cumming (Cabaret), who presented the first-ever Arts Ally award to CBS' The Good Wife for its support of the Broadway community. The annual event helps fund the Drama League's educational initiatives for promising young artists.
| Photographs by Joe Schildhorn /BFAnyc.com (Winter Antiques); Patrick McMullan (Drama League); 4eyes photo/kelliewalsh & Jason DeCrow/Invision (New York Presbyterian Hospital/AP Images).|