MTV recruited Miley Cyrus to host the 2015 Music Video Awards and as per usual, the red carpet (and ceremony) was filled with memorable fashion moments, many coming from the "Wrecking Ball" singer. The most shocking speech of the evening came from Kanye West, who announced he's running for president in 2020.
Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) hosted its annual gala at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. The evening supported the 11th Annual Charles Evans PCF Pro-Am Tennis Tournament.
Guests including Georgina Bloomberg and Kipton Cronkite gathered at The Barn at Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton to toast to the 40th annual Hampton Classic Horse Show.
Joan and George Hornig opened their home to the Bob Woodruff Foundation to host Hamptons Stands for Heroes, which celebrates the extraordinary work of the Bob Woodruff Foundation. While reporting on U.S. and Iraqi security forces for ABC's "World News Tonight," in 2006, Bob was seriously injured by a roadside bomb that struck his vehicle near in Iraq. Bob underwent multiple surgeries and an extensive rehabilitation process. Miraculously, just 13 months after the explosion, he returned to work as an ABC correspondent.
The stars of the tennis and culinary worlds came together during the 16th annual Taste of Tennis Gala at the W New York Hotel. Kicking off US Open excitement, the event was attended by Serena Williams (who could make history by achieving a singles Calendar Grand Slam, with a US Open win), Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan, Venus Williams, John Isner, Marc Murphy, Andi Dorfman, Gael Monfils, Victoria Azarenka, and more
Victoria Colvin guided Heritage Farm's Vaillero to the top score (182.5) of the $50,000 iHeartMedia Hunter Derby, presented by Ghurka, which kicked off the hunter class at the 40th annual Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton.
Artists Ben Fink Shapiro and Brittany Schall celebrated "Vibrant Beauty," their exhibition at the Mark Humphrey Gallery, during the opening reception at the Southampton gallery. The show is on view through Thursday, September 3rd.
InSitu Works and "Fairweather Magazine" hosted a reception for "The Jet Set," the second installation of Summertime Girls, a two-part exhibition featuring the latest work by New York-based painter Liz Markus.
The Nicole Ripka Gallery, a Water Mill summer pop-up gallery which has featured acclaimed works of art throughout the season, is now presenting "Greatest Hits," a duo exhibition featuring photographer Bonnie Lautenberg and sculptor Carole A. Feuerman. The exhibit will be on display through Sunday, September 20th.
Tennis Pro Cory Hubbard and 18-year-old rising star, Abraham Asaba, showcased their skills during a Sunset Cocktail Party to benefit Autism Speaks. Architect Philip Rossillo and Builder John DeVito of 456 Development Group hosted the evening, which was held at 100 Crescent in Water Mill. The benefit raised over $10,000 for Autism Speaks.