RECENT POSTS

Read more

Festivals and affairs

Party Pictures
The Untermyer Gardens Conservancy presented its inaugural Samuel Untermyer Award to Christiane Amanpour on Sunday, September 16, during its annual celebration of Mehregan, the ancient Persian harvest festival. The event took place at Untermyer Gardens in Yonkers, which is home to the finest Persian garden in the Western Hemisphere. Traditional Pers... READ MORE
Read more

An All-American festival at Jay Heritage Center

Party Pictures
On September 23rd, over 1300 people celebrated the Hudson River Valley Ramble on a gorgeous day in the park at the Jay Heritage Center in Rye. Some brought their dogs. Others spread out plaid picnic blankets and enjoyed a cappella singing from The Yale Spizzwinks. Activities included hand-scissored portraits from Sweet-Silhouette by Varin and a [&h... READ MORE
Read more

New York, New York

Party Pictures
Last Thursday night at New York City’s Lincoln Center, the New York Philharmonic welcomed its new Music Director, Jaap van Zweden, at the Opening Gala: New York, Meet Jaap. The concert featured the World Premiere of Ashley Fure’s Filament, commissioned by the Philharmonic for the occasion; Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring; and Ravel... READ MORE
Read more

Taking Center Stage

Party Pictures
On September 7, Friends of the Domaine de Chantilly (FODC) held an elegant gala dinner at the Great Stables of Chantilly, France, celebrating the site’s long-standing equestrian heritage. This exceptional evening was held under the high patronage of His Highness the Aga Khan and Xavier Darcos. It was presided by Prince Amyn Aga Khan, FODC [&h... READ MORE
Read more

Neighborly deeds

Party Pictures
Jacqueline Weld Drake, the longtime chairman of the Casita Maria Center for Arts Education, hosted her annual Pachanga luncheon Monday at her Park Avenue residence. The annual event allows the Junior (“Pachanga”) Committee to plan for the upcoming Fiesta Gala at The Plaza Hotel Tuesday October 16th. This year’s Pachanga Chairs are Adriana... READ MORE
Read more

Keeping it local

Party Pictures
On Thursday, September 13, 2018, Asia Society hosted the glittering Season of India Gala in celebration of the opening of The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India, a landmark exhibition of works by members of the Progressive Artists’ Group. More than 300 guests came together at the luxurious Pierre New York in traditional Indian ... READ MORE
Read more

“The Adventures of Phatty and Payaso: Central Park” Book Launch

Party Pictures
On Wednesday, September 12, Marie Unanue launched her children’s book, “The Adventures of Phatty and Payaso: Central Park” and accompanying #LetsAllBeKind campaign in partnership with Same Sky,  a foundation founded by Francine LeFrak dedicated to helping women in the US and Rwanda through trade initiative. The philanthropic event center... READ MORE
Read more

Celebrating “Lennie” at Tanglewood and Going “Gala” in the Hamptons

Party Pictures
Last Saturday at Tanglewood, The Boston Symphony Orchestra held their big Tanglewood Gala dinner and concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Leonard Bernstein in Lenox, Massachusetts. The evening was well attended by the many friends and fans of the man who was known to all of his friends and acquaintances as “Lennie,” [&helli... READ MORE
Read more

Concerts and coaching

Party Pictures
The American Friends of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra joined black tie festivities in London for the Orchestra’s annual Summer Party at the Wallace Collection.  This year’s event included a salute to the 20th anniversary season.  The evening began with a champagne reception at the top of the museum’s grand staircase, follo... READ MORE
Read more

Walk of Hope

Party Pictures
On a bright and beautiful summer morning, more than 500 men, women and children – plus a few canine friends – gathered at the starting line of Hope for Depression Research Foundation’s (HDRF) third annual Walk of Hope + 5K Run to Defeat Depression on Sunday, August 5th in Southampton. The high-energy crowd, which included […]... READ MORE
Read more

Sensory stimulation

Party Pictures
On Saturday, July 21, LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton held its annual Celebrates Brooklyn summer benefit gala, where they honored Dustin Yellin of Pioneer Works and Joe Melillo of BAM. The evening was a tour de force of sensory stimulation and one of the best parties of the summer for more than 500 guests. The dunes of Longhouse became Yves ... READ MORE

Subscribe

FOLLOW US