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Thursday, November 21, 2019
For anyone who doubts the connection of the French Heritage Society (FHS) to the heart and soul of France, consider this. As the images of Notre Dame in flames seared across their screens, the first impulse of more than 4,000 Americans was to call the Society. "Our phone was ringing nonstop," Jennifer Herlein, the FHS Executive Director, told Hamptons.com. "Journalists were calling for information. People were calling to help." Many needed to talk. Many cried. "They shared beautiful, personal stories of why Notre Dame held special significance to them," Herlein continued. "One person gave because his grandfather had fought in the war, and had been there when Paris was liberated. There were people who gave $10. There were people who gave $10,000." And one person gave $2,000,000.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Baldwin, Colin Jost, Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas, and Kevin Jonas - who performed, Bobby Flay, Tina Fey, Kenan Thompson, Kate McKinnon, John Mulaney, who hosted the gathering, and other notable names gathered at the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan in celebration of the Museum's 150th anniversary during the Upper West Side institution’s annual gala.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
For neighbors who may not be lucky enough to have a real Thanksgiving dinner, Mission Society of New York City had one catered. Board members, staff, alumni and volunteers decorated their Minisink gym, set up tables and served turkey dinner with all the fixings, last Wednesday, at their annual Fall Harvest Feast. Nearly 400 in the community came.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Long considered the social apotheosis for a city renown for sophistication and culture, the white tailed, tiara'd splendor of the Viennese Opera Ball couldn't be contained in just one city. Austrian immigrants brought it to the United States 65 years ago, where it remains an annual all night grand affair, replete with debutantes, dignitaries, opera, dance, the West Point color guard and of course, a sea of ball gowns.
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Presented by Chanel, The Museum of Modern Art’s 2019 Film Benefit honored Academy Award–nominated actress Laura Dern. Held at The Museum of Modern Art, the evening brought out Dern, as well as Naomi Watts, Brooke Shields, Gwendoline Christie, and many more.
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Over 80 guests gathered at The Watermill Center, the interdisciplinary laboratory for the arts and humanities located in Water Mill, for "ÍCAROS: the inaugural Artists’ Table Dinner." The evening, curated by Watermill Alum Carlos Soto, featured bites by Sag Harbor native, chef Jillian Duran, and a special performance directed by Watermill Artist-in-Residence, Lynsey Peisinger.
Friday, November 8, 2019
Southampton Artists Association (SAA) commemorated the launch of its yearly "Fall Show" at the Southampton Cultural Center with a celebratory opening reception. The exhibition will be on view at Southampton Cultural Center through Sunday, November 17.
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Gilda’s Club NYC held its 24th Annual Benefit Gala at The Pierre in Manhattan. The evening celebrated comedian and actress Vanessa Bayer who was honored with The Gilda Radner Award.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Jean Shafiroff and Elizabeth Shafiroff hosted a party for artist Helmut Koller in support of Global Strays, at the opening of the new location of Laverdin Gallery in Manhattan.
Monday, November 4, 2019
Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Jane Fonda, Marilyn Monroe, Jack Nicolson, Paul Newman, Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Montgomery Clift and James Dean all studied at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, where Strasberg's form of Method Acting was taught. At the Institute's first benefit, celebrating its 50th Anniversary, at New York University's Rosenthal Pavilion, Monday night, many of Strasberg's famous alumni gave testament there was, indeed, a Method to Strasberg's madness and a madness to his Method. The Institute teachers hold up a mirror, Baldwin said, not only to find out who you are as a person and actor, but to "ask you what you can be," not just to contemplate the character, but to "see yourself in that role and how (to) get there."