Lindsay Lohan came out for Jake Gyllenhaal's new movie, Robin Williams garnered applause for "Bengal Tiger At The Baghdad Zoo," Mike Birbiglia made Seth Meyers laugh, ladies shopped for good causes, and much more. Find out what happened last night!
THE CINEMA SOCIETY & COACH host the screening and after party for "SOURCE CODE"
Where: Crosby Street Hotel
Who Was There: Duncan Jones (Director), Michelle Monaghan, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden, Karen Elson, Howard & Beth Stern, Gina Gershon, Courtney Love, Seth Meyers, Lindsay Lohan, Russell Simmons, Dana Delany, Tika Sumpter (Gossip Girl), Albert Hammond Jr. (The Strokes), Rufus Wainwright, Pablo Schreiber, Kevin Zegers, Dan Abrams, John Varvatos, Cynthia Rowley, Tinsley Mortimer, Andrew Saffir
Other Details: Andrew Saffir's Cinema Society hosted the screening for Jake Gyllenhaal's new sci-fi, time travel movie and brought out the big names. Lindsay Lohan showed up, saw the flick, and was whisked out and into the night. She didn't drink! Presumably, she was aware that the theater was not a bar. Good for her. Seth Meyers stopped by the after-party after seeing Mike Birbiglia's show, Gina Gershon was spotted congratulating Jake, James Marsden stood in the corner talking to friends, and Tika Sumpter chatted with Russell Simmons. [Via]
Opening Night of ROBIN WILLIAM'S Broadway Debut in BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO Opening Night & AFTER PARTY
Where: Richard Rodgers Theatre, espace
Who Was There: Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Sting, Trudie Styler, Ben McKenzie, Susan Sarandon, Bob Balaban, Colin Quinn, James Lipton, Tyne Daly, Neil Simon, John Glover, Julie White, Brynn Thayer, Mercedes Ruehl, Glenn Davis, Ravjiv Joseph, Moises Kaufmen, Arian Moayed, Necar Zadegan, Hrach Titizian, Sheila Vand
Other Details: This new Broadway show has Robin Williams it in, so clearly it's great. I don't even have to see it. It's great. “I missed opening day at Yankee Stadium,” Robin told a reporter. “But I know you have to stay up late for Broadway!” Billy and Janice Crystal, Sting and Trudie Styler, Bob Balaban were just a few members of the crowd who loudly applauded. After the show, congrats continued at the after party at espace. [Via]
Opening Night of "Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend's Boyfriend"
Other Details: The funny people came out for opening night of Mike Birbiglia's new play. His last Off-Broadway show "Sleepwalk With Me," was a hit, so there are high hopes for "My Girlfriends Boyfriend." So far the reviews have been positive. [Via]
Oh Land for Vs
Other Details: To celebrate her cover of Vs magazine, Oh Land performed last night at Charles Bank gallery. The place was packed, but it was worth getting there early and shoving your way to the front of the stage. [Via]
AFINGO Fashion Forum Kick Off Cocktail Reception
Other Details: The Afingo Fashion Forum reception brought together the well dressed to socialize and browse the racks at ADAM. Today, panel discussions are being held by Cynthia Rowley, Darren Schwartz, SVP, Groupon, Yancey Strickler, Co-Founder of Kickstarter, Summer Rayne Oakes, Eco model/Activist and Founder of Source4Style, Jill Fehrenbacher, Founder of Inhabitat, and more.
Federal Enforcement Homeland Security Foundation 2011 TOM RIDGE HOMELAND SECURITY AWARDS
Where: Grand Hyatt
Other Details: The Federal Enforcement Homeland Security Foundation (FEHSF) hosted the inaugural Tom Ridge Homeland Security Awards to honor the people who keep the drugs and weapons and criminals off the streets. Mario Lopez was inexplicably there! @ModelCarolAlt Tweeted: "Went 2 Tom Ridge Law Enforcement Dinner 4 Homeland security last nite-crazy nite! Luv those policemen! Dean Caine, Mario Lopez -also there!"
NEW YORK LEGAL ASSISTANCE GROUP 20th Anniversary Gala "Empowering Women and Girls"
Where: The Pierre
Who Was There: Abby Milstein, Howard Milstein, Sandi Farkas, Andrew Farkas, Yisroel Schulman, Christy Ferer
Other Details: NYLAG held its annual gala at the Pierre. Guests enjoyed cocktails, a silent auction, and dinner. Jeffrey Toubin presided over the ceremonies.
Richard Move and MoveOpolis! Martha at the 1963 Interview GALA & AFTER PARTY
Other Details: Richard Move and MoveOpolis's presented Martha... The 1963 Interview last night. It is a metatheatrical recreation of the legendary 92nd Street Y interview with Martha Graham and dance critic Walter Terry. The production commemorates the 20th anniversary of Martha Graham’s passing. [Via]
RULES OF ENGAGEMENT Opening by MALCOLM MORLEY
Other Details: Arty types came out for Malcolm Morley's fourth exhibition at Sperone Westwater, entitled Rules of Engagement. According to the gallery's web site, the "show includes twelve new paintings as well as the rarely shown monumental painting Rat Tat Tat, 2001, from the “Picture Plane” series, 1998-2001."
DIVAS at Home Shopping Event Benefiting the New York City Opera
Where: City Opera Thrift Shop
Other Details: DIVAS at Home gave guests a chance to shop The City Opera's collection of designer home furnishings including furniture, antiques, art, home accessories, and more donated by individuals, corporations, and ateliers to support the opera.
DKNY And Diane Stern Invite You to Celebrate S.O.U.L. Uganda
Who Was There: Diane Stern, Brooke Stern, Okello Sam, Ken Stern, Adam Stern, Kim Alessi
Other Details: DKNY and Diane Stern held a special event to benefit S.O.U.L., a non-profit founded in 2009 by 23-year-old Brooke Stern to help girls in impoverished Ugandan communities. The FabReport Tweeted "A mad dash to buy accessories from the soul uganda cooperative." [Via]