Uma Thurman roasted Quentin Tarantino; Kirsten Dunst hit the carpet to promote her new flick with Ryan Gosling; the fashion set got dressed up and honored their fearless leader Anna Wintour; Javier Bardem and a super pregnant Penelope Cruz looked BIUTIFUL and more...
New York Friars' Club Roast of Quentin Tarantino
Where: The Hilton
Who Was There: Quentin Tarantino, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Steve Buscemi, Eli Roth, Patricia Arquette, Sarah Silverman
Other Details: Patricia Arquette said, " “I think they’re just going to go for the jugular and rip it out! Shred it and leave him bleeding,“ and they did. However, according to Gatecrasher, it wasn't that funny. Instead of comics heading up the roast, actors like Uma Thurman, Eli Roth and Brett Ratner took the stage. While they were confident, the jokes didn't go over well with crowd. The decibel of laughterwas described as "faint." For GoaG's coverage of the event, click HERE. [Via]
All Good Things Premiere
Where: SVA Theater, After Party at Buddakan
Who Was There: Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella , Lily Rabe, Kristen Wiig, Andrew Jarecki, Griffin Dunne, Ally Hilfiger, Benjamin Walker, Bob Balaban, Hammish Bowles, Karen O, Jeffrey Ross, Ksenia Solo, Parker Posey, Nev Shuleman
Other Details: Kirtsen Dunst showed up with brushed hair wearing a pretty lace Valentino dress. Though she suffered from depression in the past, she was in high spirits partaking in toasts at the after party. Plenty of people whom Andrew Jarecki had worked with in the past showed up to give congrats including Nev Shuleman from CatFish and one of the Freidman's from the director's documentary Capturing the Friedmans. Take a look at GoaG's photo gallery HERE.
New York Women’s Foundation’s Stepping Out & Stepping
Where: Gotham Hall
Who Was There: Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Agnes Gund, Grace Hightower De Niro, Robert De Niro
Other Details: Agnes Gund, Grace Hightower DeNiro and Robert DeNiro were honored at the 3rd annual New York Women's Foundation event. Proceeds benefit women and families in New York City. DeNiro is gearing up to host SNL this weekend. P Diddy is the musical act and has been Tweeting his anger over not being included in any sketches with the famed actor. "Attn @NBCSNL! No De Niro skit yet? Well it's live TV so I'm telling u I'm doing a skit with Robert De Niro. Better have a script ready for me. LOL." He added, "Somebody send me Robert de Niro's phone number do we can rehearse plus go over our lines for the skit we're doing together on SNL ...LOL". [Via]
NYC &Company Foundation Leadership Awards Gala
Where: The Plaza Hotel
Who Was There: Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Leelee Sobieski, Amanda Brooks, Mark Lee, Simon Doonan, Andrew Rosen, Dan Doctoroff; Cathy Horyn, Anna Wintour, Diane von Furstenburg, Vera Wang, Jason Wu, Zac Pose, Tommy Hilfiger, Grace Coddington, Jason Wu, Stacey Bendet, Diane von Furstenberg
Other Details: The Mayor played host last night at the event to honor Anna Wintour, Diane Von Furtsenburg, and Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren. Everyone who is anyone in the fashion industry was there predictably dressed to the nines. Take a look at GoaG's photo gallery HERE. [Via]
Who Was There: Miuccia Prada, Sandra Brant, Ingrid Sischy, Alejandro Gonzalez INarritu, Javier Bardem, Alicia Keys, Claire Danes, Martha Stewart, Holly Hunter, Patricia Clarkson, Thora Birch, Moby, Marina Abramovic, Antony Hegarty
Other Details: Cinema Society presented Javier Bardem's newest flick. He plays a struggling father of two hustling illegal Chinese and African immigrants. Antony Hegarty, of the ever-serious Antony and the Johnsons, thought it "was pretty heavy,” to give you an idea of just how intense the film is. Javier's pregnant wife Penelope Cruz took mommy advice from Alicia Keys, who looked super slim considering she just gave birth six weeks ago. [Via]
Peter Greenaway’s “Leonardo’s Last Supper”
Who Was There: Adam Lowe, director of Factum Arte
Other Details: This installation features a full size “clone” of The Last Supper within a full-scale 4,000 ft replica of the Refectory Of Santa Maria Delle Grazie. [Via]
Thursday, May 23
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.