Local artists and writers, including Chris Wragge and Lonnie Quinn, took the field at Herrick Park in East Hampton for the 69th annual Artists And Writers Charity Softball Game.
If you have any doubt about the snob appeal of shelter dogs, look more closely at the canine presence in Vogue fashion layouts by the iconic Bruce Weber. He uses shelter dogs, many from ARF. Weber and his longtime companion, collaborator and agent, Nan Bush, were honored at the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons (ARF) Bow Wow Meow Ball.
A screening of Hallie Meyers-Schyer's "Home Again" at the UA Theater in East Hampton brought out the film's stars Reese Witherspoon, Pico Alexander, and Jon Rudnitsky, as well as Meyers-Schyer and producer Nancy Meyers. Other notable attendees included Katie Lee, Christie Brinkley, Carol Radziwell, Mary McCartney, Joy Behar, and Harvey Weinstein. Following the screening, guests headed to the Blue Parrot for an after party.
Hamptons International Film Festival's SummerDocs series continued with a screening of Whitney: Can I Be Me. A cocktail reception celebrating the documentary was held at Union Cantina in Southampton.
Bronwen Smith, the owner and lead designer of B Floral, and Bethenny Frankel, CEO/Founder of Skinnygirl, New York Times best selling author, and star of The Real Housewives of New York City, hosted A Golden Cocktail Hour with B Floral at Southampton Social Club. The event celebrated the debut of B Floral's new floral jewelry collection of rings, bracelets, and hair accessories.
Dr. Justin and Amy Molnar of Shinnecock Animal Hospital were honored during Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center's 11th Annual "Get Wild" benefit. The event, which was hosted by Leslie Alexander and Liz Brown, took place at a private residence in Southampton.
The public was invited to explore The Watermill Center's eight-and-a-half acres of beautifully landscaped grounds freely as they took in site-specific installations and performances during Discover Watermill Day.
Joan and George Hornig hosted cocktails and dinner with Shawn Heinrichs, Founder of Blue Sphere Foundation, in conversation with Matthew Bishop, US Business Editor of "The Economist," at their Water Mill home. The evening also featured a musical performance by Grammy award winner Grace Weber. Summely Hornig, Sarah Feil Lewin and Sarah Berner co-hosted the festive affair.
The annual Hamptons benefit for the Apollo Theater at Ronald Perelman’s estate, the Creeks, in East Hampton brought out a star-studded crowd that included Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, Justin Timberlake, Jamie Foxx, Jon Bon Jovi, Christie Brinkley, Pharrell Williams, Matt Lauer, Howard Stern and Beth Ostrosky Stern, and many, many other notable names.
For the 13th Annual Authors Night fundraiser on Saturday, August 12, the East Hampton Library welcomed a particularly impressive group of participants, as well as over 2,000 guests who mingled with the featured authors and left with the personally inscribed books of their choice, at the Field at 4 Maidstone Lane. We caught up with several of the fêted literary stars.