Friday, May 27, 2011

Friday's Fabulous Flick

Bridal couture designer Amsale Aberra was spotted at the UJA Federation of New York's Professional Women's philanthropy luncheon recently looking super chic. The event honors outstanding women of influence for their professional and philanthropic achievements. 

Friday, May 20, 2011

Friday's Fabulous Flicks

Pamela Joyner with NYCB Board Member Darren Walker

Vanessa Williams & Tim Thayer
New York City Ballet held its annual Spring Gala at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center recently and the glitterati was out in full force. This year's performance featured a "re-working' of 'The Seven Deadly Sins' choreographed by Lynne Taylor-Corbett and; featuring Patti LuPone.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Sherry Bronfman & son Benjamin at the MoMA 'Party in the Garden'

Sherry Bronfman and her son Benjamin Bronfman were spotted at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) ‘Party in the Garden’ last week. MoMA trustees Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Mimi Haas, Jill Kraus, and Sharon Percy Rockefeller where honored for their philanthropic contributions to the arts.

Friday, May 13, 2011

Friday's Fabulous Flick

This week’s flick features Ronald Blaylock and Petra Pope attending Carnegie Hall’s 120th Anniversary Gala held recently in New York City. This gala was Carnegie Hall’s second benefit held in the past month. Both galas raised a whopping $4.4 million to support Carnegie Hall’s educational and artistic programming.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Friday's Fabulous Flicks

This week's flick feature images from the Center Dance Arts (CDA) and the Music Center special fundraising gala in celebration of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater last month in Los Angeles at the private residence of CDA Chair Mattie McFadden-Lawson and Music Center Board of Directors member Michael A. Lawson.  More than 250 people attended the event that honored Ailey Artistic Director Judith Jamison and Ailey Artistic Director Designate Robert Battle. 

Ailey Dancers

Jane Jelenko (CDA Board President) and actor Dennis Haysbert (CDA Honorary Board Member)

Honorees Judith Jamison and Robert Battle of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Co-hosts Norm Nixon and Debbie Allen

Actor Courtney B. Vance, Debbie Allen, Glorya Kaufman (CDA Honorary Chair), dancer/choreographer Desmond Richardson

Judith Jamison, Renae Williams Niles (Director of Dance Presentations, Music Center) and Robert Battle

Avis Ridley-Thomas (wife of L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas), Robert Battle and Judith Jamison

Mattie McFadden-Lawson and Michael A. Lawson
Celebrity co-hosts for the evening included Dennis Haysbert, Debbie Allen, and her husband Norm Nixon. Dancers from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater were also in attendance.

Many thanks to Joseph Babineaux for sharing these photos!