"SNL" alum, former hosts, musical guests, and current cast members gathered at 30 Rock to honor the 40th anniversary of the iconic show during a 3 1/2 hour NBC special. The hilarious tribute featured a mash up of old and new sketches featuring the likes of Billy Crystal, Tina Fey, Jimmy Fallon, Amy Poehler, Chevy Chase, Emma Stone, Will Ferrell, Molly Shannon, Chris Farley, Maya Rudolph, Dan Aykroyd, Mike Myers, Kristen Wiig, Justin Timberlake, John Belushi, Melissa McCarthy, Andy Samberg, Chris Rock, Seth Meyers, and many more.
Following his retirement from baseball, New York Yankees icon Derek Jeter has launched a new media platform that will allow fans intimate access to the games they love through the voices of athletes. The launch party was attended by Vivica Fox, New York Mets ace Matt Harvey, New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski, Common, Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson, Kal Penn, Billy Magnussen, Luis B. Ortiz, and former New York Jets Antonio Cromartie.
In honor of the 2015 NBA All-Star Game being hosted in New York, GQ Magazine held a stylish bash, co-hosted by editor-in-chief Jim Nelson and the Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James. Attendees included New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski, T-Pain, Erin Heatherton, Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook, Angela Simmons, New York Giants' Odell Beckham Jr., Amy Schumer, and Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant.
"Woman's Day" honored Andie MacDowell, Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg, CVS Health, Jennifer Donelan, and Virginia Miller during their annual Red Dress Awards benefiting American Heart Associationís Go Red For Women. Andy Cohen hosted the soiree, which was held at Lincoln Center in New York City. Hoda Kotb emceed the benefit's musical segment featuring performances by Elvis Costello, Tessanne Chin, All That! and The Broadway Boys.
After taking an extended hiatus from starring in rom-coms, Hugh Grant is back in a charming new film, "The Rewrite." The Cinema Society and Brooks Brothers hosted a screening of Grant's latest endeavor, which was attended by the actor as well as Kyle MacLachlan, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, George Kotsiopoulos, and Sean Young.
Brooke Shields, Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, Magic Johnson, Pablo Schreiber, Maxwell, "The Blacklist" co-stars Amir Arison and Mozhan MarnÚ, Trudie Styler, and Catherine O'Hara attended a special screening of "Kingsman: The Secret Service" at the SVA Theatre in New York City. The film's stars, Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson and Taron Egerton, were also in attendance.
Attendees including Sharon Bush, Audrey Gruss, Jill Zarin, Jamee Gregory, Martin and Jean Shafiroff, artists Anton Perich and Abdullah Quandeel, Novates US CEO Nicole Noonan and Steven Knobel, and Sheila Rosenblum, joined National Arts Club (NAC) and NAC Fine Arts Chair Dianne B. Bernhard in celebrating the opening of "Dali: The Golden Years." The exhibit, which features a rare collection of work from Spanish surrealist, Salvador Dali, will remain on view until Saturday, February 28th.
Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures hosted an advanced screening of "Seventh Son" at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York City. The film's stars Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, and Ben Barnes joined Kelly Bensimon, Evan Jonigkeit, Gretta Monahan, Hannah Bronfman, Josh Truesdell, and Teresa Moore at the screening.
Six years ago, arts patron and longtime Board Member and supporter of Career Transition For Dancers (CTFD), Anka Palitz decided to introduce her Palm Beach friends to the work of CTFD in enabling dancers to define their post-dance career possibilities and develop the skills necessary to excel in a variety of disciplines and launched the annual Heart & Soul Gala. Since then, the event has become one of the must-attend parties of the season and has become famed for its high voltage entertainment.
"Suffolk took it right on the chin," Governor Andrew Cuomo said about the historic winter storm. "Two feet of snow is a lot of snow, any way you slice it." Even though emergency declarations and travel restrictions have been lifted on Long Island, the East End is still struggling with the aftermath of the first blizzard of 2015.