Last Night's Parties: Sarah Jessica Parker Supports Her Brother, The Whitney Holds Awards Gala

By Mara Siegler on Friday, May 20, 2011

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick came out to support Knickerbocker at the Public Theater;  Macy Gray played for the Jazz Foundation, The Whitney honored Google's Marissa Mayer; Peter Davis and Minnie Mortimer held a shopping benefit at Scoop; ballerinas flitted around Guess by Marciano; PRADA gave out bags and more! Last night's parties stepped out in high fashion!

Whitney American Art Award Gala Honoring Google's Marissa Mayer

Where: Future Whitney Site

Who Was There: Chris Stein, Debbie Harry, Matt Katz-Bohen,  Neil Bluhm, Brooke Garber Neidich, Susan Hess, Marissa Mayer, Leo Villareal, Yvonne Force Villareal, Jerry Saltz, Mary Boone

Other Details: The Whitney Museum’s American Art Award is given each year to an individual or an organization that has made a sustained commitment to the artistic and cultural heritage of the arts in America. This year Google's top dog Marissa Mayer was honored. The theme was "ground breaking," with metal and wood shelves hanging from the ceiling and orange netting adorning objects. Debbie Harry  took the stage. [Via]

A Great Night In Harlem 10th Anniversary

Where: Apollo Theater

Who Was There: Laurence Fishburne, John Ventimiglia, Michael Imperioli, Steve Schirripa, Vincent Curatola, James McDaniel, Macy Gray, Daniel Glover

Other Details: The annual gala concert, presented by the Jazz Foundation to benefit the Jazz Musicians Emergency Fund, had an amazing line up this year!  Roberta Flack, Dr. John, Christian McBride and Hot 8 Brass Band were there, as well as Macy Gray. Danny Glover took the stage for a speech and  “The Sopranos” actor Michael Imperioli was in the house. After the concert guests were treated to dinner, and a VIP after party. No got the blues, except everyone. [Via]

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THE PUBLIC THEATER Presents the Opening Night Celebration for the PUBLIC LAB Production of KNICKERBOCKER

Where: Public Theater

Who Was There: Sarah Jessica Parker, Pippin Parker, Matthew Broderick, Jonathan Marc Sherman, Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Frank Whaley, Heather Whaley, Peter Dinklage

Other Details: Jonathan Marc Sherman’s situation comedy, Knickerbocker , is about a couple expecting their first child. Sarah Jessica Parker and hubby Matthew Broderick showed up to support Sarah's brother Pippin, who directed the show. [Via]

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2nd Annual Gala4Good Cocktail and Benefit [Take a look at photos HERE!]

Where: Industria Super Studios

Other Details: Guests came out for cocktails and conversation last night. Through the provision of excess goods and services, Goods for Good strives to improve the lives of over 1 million orphans and vulnerable children by providing them with opportunities to achieve. Be sure to take a look at photos HERE!

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"Healed With A Kiss" Love Heals AIDS Education [Take a look at photos HERE!]

Where: Avenue

Who Was There: Eliza Howard, Molly Howard, Adam Bove, Max Shay, Allison Chemls, Paul Arnhold, Amy Davidson, Paul Martin

Other Details: Alexandra Richards and her boyfriend Nick Cohen played DJ for the evening hosted by the Junior Committee.  All proceeds benefit the Alison Gertz Foundation for AIDS Education. Be sure to take a look at photos HERE!

Fun Night at The Top of The Standard

Where: Top Of The Standard Hotel

Who Was There: Andre Balazs, Chelsea Handler, Sarah Senbahar, Ginevra Caltagironi, Susan Hess, Ann Dexter Jones, Alexander Dexter Jones, Isaac Senbahar, Marshall Heyman

Other Details: Andre Balazs hung out with guests and girlfriend Chelsea Handler last night at Top of the Standard. Tweeted: "SPOTTED: Chelsea Handler at the Boom Boom Room- she isn't with Chewy, but we still love her. So cute." Where you at Chewy? Holla!

Peter Davis & Minnie Mortimer host evening of shopping to benefit Coalition for the Homeless

Where: SCOOP Meatpacking N.Y.C.

Who Was There: Bettina Prentice, Brette Sandler, Claiborne Swanson Frank, Genevieve Behrenburg, Euan Rellie, Lucy Sykes Rellie, Peter Davis, Kelly Bensimon, Melissa Berkelhammer, Katie Ryser, Margaret Stevens, Minnie Mortimer

Other Details: Guests enjoyed champagne and shopped the new Spring 11 Minnie Mortimer Collection for a good cause last night! The evening benefited the Coalition for the Homeless.  [Via]

PRADA Cocktails For NEW YORKERS FOR CHILDREN

Where: PRADA

Who Was There: Sara Herbert Galloway, Carol Alt, Alexei Yashin, Julie Macklowe, Maggie Norris, Alexa Winner, Millen Magese, Hilary Rhoda, Shirin Von Wulffen

Other Details: Prada held a super swanky cocktail event for New Yorkers for Children. The gift bags were actual Prada bags!  [Via]

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Banana Republic After 5 [Take a look at photos HERE!]

Where: Banana Republic

Other Details: Guests and bloggers came out to take a look at Banana Republics new looks! Be sure to take a look at more pics HERE.

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Guess by Marciano and Harper's Bazaar Cocktail Party [Take a look at photos HERE!]

Where: Guess by Marciano

Other Details: Guess by Marciano teamed up with Harper's Bazaar for cocktails to benefit the Joffey  ballet. Ballerinas were on hand to inspire everyone! Be sure to take a look at more pics HERE.

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VillageCare's Tulips and Pansies Headdress Runway Show [Take a look at photos HERE!]

Where: Gotham Hall

Other Details: Designers like Tracy Reese and Mara Hoffman paired with florists to create ginormous headpieces made of fresh flowers and plants. Kelly Cutrone was one of the hosts. Be sure to take a look at more pics HERE.

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GILT MAN hosts Dinner For GLENN O'BRIEN's Book "How To Be A Man"

Where: The Waverly Inn

Who Was There: Ricky Powell, Thea Westreich, Glenn O'Brien, Gina Nanni, Vincent Fremont, Shelly Fremont, Brooke Cundiff, Kevin Ryan, Aziz Ansari, Cynthia Rowley, Bill Powers

Other Details: Glen O'Brien held yet another celebration for his book "How To Be A Man." The events always seem to be a good time. We were on hand during the Bergdorf's party and have images HERE. Last night's party for the a collection of essays on snobs, wine, women and all that falls between was held at Waverly Inn, where guests most likely had the pleasure of indulging in the mac and cheese.

The CW Upfront 2011

Where: Lincoln Center

Who Was There: Rachel Bilson, Tyra Banks, Shane West, Natasha Henstridge, AnnaLynne McCord, Tristan Wilds, Shenae Grimes, Lyndsy Fonseca, Mari Lopez, Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Jamie King, Sarah Michelle Gellar

Other Details:Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sarah Michelle Gellar, is making her way back on to TV. There will also be three other new shows. The best sounding? A reality program called H8R where celebs will be brought face to face with fans that hate them. Brilliant. [Via]

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