Last Night's Parties: Donald Trump & His Hair Get Roasted, Fashion Types Do Good At Chloe

by Mara Siegler · March 10, 2011

Comedians got together to tell profanity-laced jokes about Donald Trump's hair, (another) Jane Eyre movie premiered, Regina Spektor played MoMa,  someone had a hilariously horrible time at a fancy gala and much more! Last night was full of curse words and cocktails!


Where: Hammerstein Ballroom, Gotham Hall

Who Was There: Marlee Matlin, Snoop Dog, Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino, Lisa Lampenelli, Whitney Cummings, Jeffrey Ross, Ice T, Coco, Jon Hamm, Anthony Jeselnik, Christine Teigen, John Legend, Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Jon Hamm, Seth MacFarlane

Other Details: This was not the boardroom. Trump got jabbed and prodded and no one was afraid of him. There was predictable amount of use of the words "whore," "cunt" and "vagina." Not surprisingly, sitting target and roaster The Situation, took a lot of flack. I met him!  He's short in real life ladies and kinda puffy (coke bloat?).   The show will air on March 15. At the after party dirty language continued to fly and Trump looked like he survived. He didn't have anyone fired! [Via]

Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation [More photos HERE]

Where: MoMa

Other Details: The Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation hosted its 1st annual benefit event at the Museum of Modern Art. Guests enjoyed dinner, cocktails, a private viewing of Picasso's Guitars exhibit and deserts by Michael Laiskonis, Executive Pastry Chef at Le Bernardin. Topped off by a performance from Regina Spektor, this was a night to remember. Be sure to take a look at the photos HERE.


Where: Tribeca Grand Hotel

Who Was There; Mia Wasikowska, Zoë Kravitz, Glenn Close, Rose Byrne, Debra Winger, Arliss Howard, Sebastian Stan, Alan Cumming, Lena Dunham, Stella Schnabel, Cary Fukunaga, Alison Owen, Bob Balaban, Ryan Fleck, Celine Rattray, Iain Canning, Jean Doumanian, Henry Joost, Yaniv “Nev” Schulman, Ariel Schulman, Ezra Miller; Focus Features’ James Schamus, Andrew Karpen, John Lyons, and Adriene Bowles

Other Details: You pretty much know your movie is going to be a hit when Glenn Close shows up at the screening. And yes, Bronte's tale has been made into a movie inumberable times, but does it ever really get old? Of course not.The after party was supposed to take place at the Soho Grand, but was moved last minute to Tribeca Grand because of leaks. W mag, which hosted the event, gave out mini umbrellas to guests as a gift. [Via]

GLEN LIGON: AMERICA Retrospective After Party Hosted by Luhring Augustine, Thomas Dane Gallery and Regen Projects

Where: The MArk Hotel

Who Was There: Shaun Caley Regen, Scott Rothkopf, Glenn Ligon, Donna De Salvo, Brooke Garber Neidich, Adam Weinberg, Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn, Thelma Golden

Other Details: Last night was the second celebration in a row for Glen Lignon, the 49-year-old Bronx-born artist most famous for his text paintings, new exhibit at the Whitney called "America."


Where: Chloe

Who Was There: Alison Brod, Andy Brod, Alina Cho, Alison Harmelin, Bianca Kawecki, Alexandra Lebenthal, Amy McFarland, Lady Liliana Cavendish, Marisa Brown,  Maggie Cordish, Cristina Cuomo, Nicole Esposito, Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos, Julie Macklowe, Hilary Rhoda

Other Details: Chloé and New Yorkers For Children hosted an exclusive cocktail party and preview of the Chloé Summer 2011 Runway Collection. The brand offered 10% off sales with a portion of the proceeds going to the charity. Despite how cold it was out, Hilary Rhoda wore shorts.


New York School of Interior Design Benefit Cocktail and Dinner Honoring Mario Buatta at Avenue Antiques and Art at the Armory

Where: Park Avenue Armory 643

Who Was There: Christopher Ciphers, Jamee Gregory, Mario Buatta, Anne Eisenhower, Barbara Bancroft, Patricia Altschul, Alison Lavocher, Margaret Russell, Alexander Jakowet, Michael Bruno

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Other Details: The AVENUE Antiques & Art at the Armory Show opened last night with a fancy invitation-only cocktail preview. The show features over 50 dealers specializing in high quality art and antiques. Cocktails were held at the Armory followed by a gala dinner at the Metropolitan Club. Sounds all fancy and nice right? Curbed got its hands on a scathing post-event email "that a certain dapper interior designer sent to a large number of attendees by mistakenly hitting "reply-all."

Just a sample: wouldn't use the word "awe". I was at a 60" diameter table with 10 people for over 2 hours. It got a little raw smelling if you know what I mean. And not in a good way. Not some hot man on man video, but more like the laundry bin at the Biggest Loser.

By dessert the women across from me, who was thin, was bumped so many times by the person next to her, she was covered with chocolate sauce, very Salvador Dali. I thought someone put acid in my fillet and I was hallucinating. I haven't felt like that since my baby sitter had me lick a smiley face during the Johnson administration. [Read the rest on Curbed]

DIGA Vision Launch Party

Where: Jimmy at the James Hotel

Who Was There: David Rabin, Charlie Walk, Kelly Bensimon, Liz Gateley, Sway, Tony DiSanto, Jill Marden

Other Details: Former MTV programming gurus Tony DiSanto and Liz Gateley celebrate their new production company last night. They are currently developing their first slate of shows with the likes of Jimmy Kimmel, Adam Corolla, Nick Cannon and fashion expert Jill Martin. Because of their background I would like to request a show with actual music videos. Please. Someone needs to get on this.

Urban Assembly New York Harbor School Gala [More photos HERE]

Where: New York Yacht Club

Other Details: Over 275 guests attended the event which featured  a silent & live auction. Items bid on included two backstage passes to Tibi fashion show,  your own Tibi dress to wear to the show, and a week in the Hamptons for you and five friends among others. Take a look at the pictures HERE.


Blue Box/So So, Incredibly Beautiful [More photos HERE]

Where: The Skyhouse

Other Details: So So, Incredibly Beautiful, a stunning “live-in installation” featuring the kinetic sculpture, video, photography and apartment decor of Julio Cesar Gonzalez and Carlos Charlie Perez, produced by Susi Kenna, was presented last night during the event filled with the tech and art crowd. See more photos HERE.


Artists Toolbox Launch Party [See more photos HERE]

Where: Bar Boulud

Other Details: “The Artist Toolbox” is an interview series, hosted by John Jacobsen, featuring a master artist from varying fields each week. This season’s guests include Grammy-winning R&B artist John Legend, acclaimed actor Tom Skerritt, fashion designers Isabel and Ruben Toledo, pop/classical crossover violinist David Garrett, Michelin-starred chef Daniel Boulud, American Ballet Theatre principals Irina Dvorovenko and Maxim Beloserkovsky, and award-winning stage and television actor Jason Alexander (and more). See photos of the celebration HERE.

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