Russell Brand does his 'furless' thing, Mila Kunis takes risks, P Diddy get an award, top restaurants feed people for a good cause, Vincent D'Onofrio struts the red carpet, Kalup Linzy sings, Alec Baldwin hangs at Cipriani 42 and so much more! The stars were out last night.
COSMOPOLITAN HONORS ITS FUN FEARLESS MALES OF 2011
Where: Mandarin Oriental
Other Details: Cosmo mag paid tribute to the men who make our heart rate accelerate last night. Russell Brandbehaved, as usual, in a way that begged for attention. When asked by MTV whether he is fun or fearless, he answered " "I'd like to think of myself as a conglomerate of both things — furless." Mila Kunis,, when asked which she looks for in a man, responded: " "I want both! Sure! Who doesn't? I look for it in my friends. Why not? I'd like to think I'm fun and fearless, but I think I have my days where I'm probably really scared and not so much fun. But I'd like to think I take risks and take chances and enjoy my life." [Via]
THE JACKIE ROBINSON Foundation 2011 Annual Awards Gala
Other Details: Bill Cosby hosted last night's event honoring S Sean "Diddy" Combs, Ingrid Saunders Jones (Senior Vice President, The Coca-Cola Company), and Joseph R. Perella (Founding Partner, Chairman and CEO of Perella Weinberg Partners) for their charitable and philanthropic contributions and innovation in the music, fashion and financial arenas, respectively. Mayor Michael Bloomberg was on hand to give a speech and Chrisette Michele performed for the crowd.
GMHC hosts Savor
Other Details: GMHC is the nation’s oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment and care for those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Chopped host Ted Allen and some 400 guests enjoyed cocktails, bid in a silent auctions and dined on a four course menu specially designed for the event by the world renowned star chefs: Scott Conant of Scarpetta, Amanda Freitag of The Harrison, Alex Guarnaschelli of Butter, Marc Murphy of Landmarc, Aaron Sanchez of Paladar, Chris Santos of Stanton Social and Geoffrey Zakarian of Town. Francois Payard of Francois Payard Bakery, Carmen Quagliata of Union Square Café, Peter Hoffman of Savoy, and Stephen Lewandowski of Tribeca Grill.[Via]
CHRISTIE'S AND PERFORMA Present A Special Performance by KALUP LINZY at Reception For First Open Auction
Who Was There: Amy Capellazzo, Kalup Linzy, Sara Friedlander, RoseLee Goldberg, Emma Laurence, Storm Janse van Rensburg, Thelma Golden, Genoa Mungin, Peggy Cooper Cafritz, Saheer Umar
KILL THE IRISHMAN Screening & AFTER PARTY
Who Was There: Christopher Walken, Steve Schirripa, Jonathan Hensleigh, Vincent D'Onofrio, Tony Darrow, Tony Lo Bianco, Tommy Reid, Jason Butler Harner
Other Details: You know this was one hell of an event with Christopher Walken AND Vincent D'Onofrio in the same room. The film stars Ray Stevenson as notorious Cleveland gangland figure and virtual folk hero Danny Greene. [Via]
Guild Hall 26th Anniversary Academy of the Arts Lifetime Achievement Awards & Dinner [More photos HERE]
Where: Cipriani 42nd St
Other Details: Bob Balaban acted as Master of Ceremonies in honoring Dick Cavett for performing arts, Elizabeth Peyton for visual arts, Marshall Brickman for literary arts and Lewis B. Cullman for the Special Award for leadership and philanthropic endeavors. Alec Baldwin acted as the guy everyone was excited to see. Be sure to check out more photos HERE.
OSCILLOSCOPE LABORATORIES and GOTHAM MAGAZINE present the special screening of MONOGAMY
Other Details: Rashida Jones screened her new movie Monogamy followed by a swanky after-party at Studio XXI. The movie focuses on "The strained relationship of an engaged Brooklyn couple," which sounds kind of annoying, but actually looks pretty good. [Via]
26th Annual WOMEN'S PROJECT'S Women Of Achievement Gala
Atlantic Theater Company's Annual Spring Gala Presents "Can You Spare A Dime?"
Other Details: The Atlantic Theater Gala's annual spring event brought out the big names for dinner and a silent auction. [Via]
THE TRIBECA FILM INSTITUTE and MARRIAGE EQUALITY NEW YORK Present the New York Premiere of MAKING THE BOYS
Where: Tribeca Screening Room
Other Details: Making The Boys traces the behind-the-scenes drama and lasting legacy of The Boys in the Band, a groundbreaking play that earned historical significance by being the first successful work to authentically depict gay characters.
American Heart Association/ Celebrity Apprentice Premiere Honoring Star Jones
Other Details: Guests joined Star Jones for dinner while watching the season premiere of Celebrity Apprentice. Star gave an emotional speech about her experience with heart surgery and worked the room for the American Heart Association. During commercial breaks, guests bid on items and made big money donations, raising six figures in under two hours.