Last Night's Parties: The Entire SNL Cast Gets Historical, Sofia Coppola Hearts H&M, Natalie Portman Does Good Deed

by Mara Siegler · November 19, 2010

    Last night was a great evening for parties for art lovers, tech geeks, politicos, fashionistas, socialites and even Steve Martin.

    American Museum Of Natural History's Gala

    Where: American Museum Of Natural History

    Who Was There: Anne Hathaway, David Paterson, Alec Baldwin, John McEnroe, Meg Ryan, Patty Smyth, Jimmy Fallon, Andy Samberg, Seth Meyers, Ellen Futter, Tom Brokaw, Fred Armisen, Kristen Wiig, Gayle King, Jane Krakowski, Jeff Zucker, Howard Lutlick, Kathy Freston, Kenan Thompson, Bill Hader, Lorne Michaels, Steve Martin, Tina Fey

    Other Details: Last night's annual museum gala was like a reunion for the cast of SNL. Steve Martin should get another notch on his hosting belt. Doesn't this picture make you miss weekend update? [Via]




    WIRED Store Experiential Gallery Opening

    Where: 692 Broadway

    Who Was There: Stephen Baldwin, Griz Chapman, Matthew Settle, Santigold, Ed Begley Jr., Howard Mittman, Matthew Modine, David Zayas, Dennis Crowley

    Other Details: The opening of the Wired pop up in the old Tower Records space was packed. Gizmos, gadgets, a photo booth, a Wall-E display, a car, a bike, and all sorts of other doo-dads and toys kept guests entertained. [Via]




    Annual Global Leadership Dinner

    Where: The Waldorf Astoria

    Who Was There: Ted Turner, Senator John Kerry, Simon Fuller (creator of American Idol), Martha Stewart

    Other Details: Top international government officials and lots of businessmen came out for the evening. John Kerry told us he had met with Obama yesterday to talk about his New START program, while Ted Turner was engaged in an argument about wolves on his land with Deutsche Bank's Chris Burnham. [Via]



    Lanvin Hearts H&M

    Where: Pierre Hotel

    Who Was There: Sofia Coppola, Andie MacDowell, Emma Roberts, LeeLee Sobieski, Anna Sui, Tory Burch, Alexander Wang, Asia Chow, Pixie Geldolph, Dree Hemingway

    Other Details: Guests entered the facade of the hotel which was recreated and covered in graffiti to be greeted by flowers, plants and trees. Looks from the special Lanvin collection designed by Alber Elbaz for H&M were shown during a runway show. Get in line now, it's going to go fast.



    OUT 100

    Where: IAC Building

    Who Was There: Aaron Hicklin, Paul Colichman, Joseph Altuzarra, Joe Gasloli, Johnny Weir, Florence Welch (Florence and the Machine), Contessa Brewer, Shontelle, Cherie Lily

    Other Details: The magazine celebrated it's annual list of people who've made significant strides in the gay community.  This year's cover honorees were: Ricky Martin,  Rachel Maddow, Julianne Moore, designer Nate Berkus and the always fabulous Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir who came to the event wearing eye-catching red shoes. [Via]



    FINCA Celebrates 25 Years of Creating Pathways Out of Poverty

    Where: Capitale

    Who Was There: Ali Wentworth, Derek Cianfrance, Florence Welch, John Hatch, Bob Hatch, Rupert Scofield, Jill Flint, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Jared Kushner, Kate Young, Jason Wu, Soledad Hurst, Robert Hurst, Tom Colicchio, Tom Hooper

    Other Details: Natalie Portman has been a long time supporter of FINCA, an organization who provides financial services to the world's lowest-income entrepreneurs so they can create jobs, build assets and improve their standard of living.



    Artlog's Pre-Miami Collectors Party


    Where: Chelsea Art Museum Who Was There: Timo Weiland, Alan Eckstein, Leigh Lezark

    Other Details: Decked in the invitation's Miami dress code, members of the artsy crowd mingled in the museum and listened to The Misshapes.  One lucky person won a two person trip to Miami Art Basel, but the main attraction was the burgers from Shake Shack:

    sarahrich: "Amazingly, free booze was not the thing that got @artlog party goers most excited at Chelsea Art Museum tonight. It was Shake Shack."

    @Museum Nerd: "I'm concerned that the @artlog collectors are actually trying to collect the @ burgers. They're like vultures!"

    Apollo Circle Benefit 2010

    Where: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Who Was There: Carolina Herrera, Renaldo Herrera, Amanda Hearst, Caroline Rafferty, Bettina Prentice, Paul Sevigny, Meredith Melling Burke, Derek Blasberg

    Other Details: The theme of this year's benefit held in the museum's Temple of Dendur was Surrealism. Avant-garde films by Luis Buñuel and Maya Deren were played and there were plenty of painted-on Dali mustaches. [Via]

    Tory Burch Amanda Hearst Chelsea Art Museum Alexander Wang Timo Weiland Emma Roberts Martha Stewart Julianne Moore Paul Sevigny Shake Shack Jane Krakowski Anne Hathaway Derek Blasberg Carolina Herrera matthew modine tina fey Jared Kushner Meredith Melling Burke Natalie Portman OUT 100 Capitale Leigh Lezark seth meyers Jason Wu Steve Martin Anna Sui Gayle King Pierre Hotel Alec Baldwin Dennis Crowley Andy Samberg Andie MacDowell Jimmy Fallon Santigold Jake Gyllenhaal American Museum of Natural History Dree Hemingway The Metropolitan Museum of Art Lorne Michaels kathy freston Matthew Settle John McEnroe Ted Turner Tom Colicchio Bettina Prentice Bill Hader Sofia Coppola David Paterson Kate Young Jack McBrayer Jeff Zucker Kenan Thompson Kristen Wiig Meg Ryan Joseph Altuzarra Ricky Martin Fred Armisen Leelee Sobieski IAC Building Jill Flint Shontelle Ellen Futter Rachel Maddow Tom Brokaw Johnny Weir Alan Eckstein Stephen Baldwin Annual Global Leadership Dinner Apollo Circle Benefit 2010 Renaldo Herrera Caroline Rafferty Artlog's Pre-Miami Collectors Party American Museum Of Natural History's Gala Patty Smyth Howard Lutlick WIRED Store Experiential Gallery Opening Griz Chapman Ed Begley Jr. Howard Mittman David Zayas Senator John Kerry Simon Fuller (creator of American Idol) Asia Chow Pixie Geldolph Lanvin Hearts H&M Aaron Hicklin Paul Colichman Joe Gasloli Florence Welch (Florence and the Machine) Contessa Brewer Cherie Lily designer Nate Berkus FINCA Celebrates 25 Years of Creating Pathways Out of Poverty Ali Wentworth Derek Cianfrance Florence Welch John Hatch Bob Hatch Rupert Scofield