This past Saturday night, Ross School marked its 20th anniversary with their Ninth Annual Live @Club Starlight benefit. Cocktails and hor d'oeuvres were served while attendees placed bids on an array of fabulous items offered at the silent auction. Later in the eventing, guests dined and honored Ross School founder Courtney Ross before the live auction commenced. The gala concluded with a fantastic performance by the legendary Roberta Flack. All proceeds from the event will go towards the Steven J. Ross Scholarship Fund, a program which enables over 40 percent of Ross School's student body to receive financial assistance.
[Russell Simmons, Courtney Sale Ross]
Guests Included Courtney Sale Ross, Roberta Flack, Russell Simmons, Donna Karan, Gabby Karan, Charles Stevenson, Alex Kuczynski, Timothy Bishop, Jay Schneiderman, Oliver Niedermaier, Constanze Niedermaier, James Egerton-Warburton, Genie Egerton-Warburton, Jeff Wecker, Steven Gaines, Martin Payson, and Stephen Meringoff.
[Donna Karan] [Roberta Flack]
[Dr. Gerald Curatola]
[Charles Stevenson, Alex Kuczynski]
[Nicole Ross, Courtney Sale Ross]
[Ingrid Cardona, Jasper Creegan] [Betsey Berry, Kathy Lattari]
[Photos via Rob Rich]
Wednesday, June 19
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.