Last Night's Parties: The Cinema Society Screening For 'Our Idiot Brother', Usher And Lil' Jon Make It Hot At Avenue

by Christina Makoyawo · August 23, 2011

Paul Rudd and Alicia Silverstone gave us 'Clueless' memories at Cinema Society's screening for "Our Idiot Brother". Usher and Lil Jon tore down Avenue. Helen Mirren was a knock out at the screening for her new film "The Debt". Last night's parties were fuller of bangers!

Cinema Society & Altoids Host The NY Screening For "Our Idiot Brother"

Where: 1 MiMA Tower

Who Was There: Paul Rudd, Hugh Dancy, Steve Coogan, Alexia Rasmussen, Matthew Mindler, Jesse Peretz, Evgenia Peretz, Kirsten Dunst, Alicia Silverstone, Gabourey Sidibe, Courtney Love, Leslie Caron, Joyce DeWitt, Steve Guttenberg, Richard Belzer, Ben Shenkman, Jack Huston, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Judah Friedlander, John Ventimiglia, Nicole Miller, Georgina Chapman, Alicia Silverstone, Irina Shayk, Linda Wells, Terry Richardson, Tiki Barber, Cynthia Rowley & Bill Powers, Daryl Wein, Rachel Roy, Keren Craig, Olivia Palermo, Daniel Benedict, Amy Sacco, Sarah Sophie Flicker, Alex Lundqvist, Luke Janklow, Shannan Click, Thom Filicia, Sam Shaffer, Peter Saraf, Andrew Saffir

Other Details: The Cinema Society & Altoids, with Grey Goose, hosted a screening of The Weinstein Company's "Our Idiot Brother". The screening and party took place outdoors at 1 MiMA Tower. There was a bit of 90's nostalgia trickling around when Rudd got re-acquainted with pal Alicia Silverstone.

Yankees United For Tornado Relief

Where: Southern Hospitality Hell's Kitchen

Who Was There: David Robertson, Erin Robertson, Nick Swisher, Joanna Garcia, CC Sabathia, Jorge Posada, Darryl Strawberry

Other Details: Many of your favorite Yankee players and baseball fans alike came out to support this benefit for the victims of the Alabama tornados. The private reception, dinner and auction were presented by SKYBRIDGE Capital.

Usher and Lil Jon Tear Up Avenue With A Surprise Perfromance

Where: Avenue

Who Was There: Usher, Jermaine Dupri, Lil Jon, Sujit Kundu, Steve Lewis

Other Details: Urban pop's current king Usher and producers Jermaine Dupri and Lil Jon made the party last all night at Avenue. Surprising guests all over the venue with their appearance and major partying. Around 3 am, Usher grabbed the mic for another surprise of the evening- a spur of the moment performance of his 2004 smash "Yeah".

New York Screening of "The Debt"

Where: Tribeca Grand Hotel

Who Was There: Helen Mirren, Greta Gerwig, Alan Cumming, Bette Midler, Alice St. Clair, Benjamin Walker, Ry Russon-Young, Toni Morrison, Michael Shannon, Billie Jean King, Sir Ben Kingsley, Stephen Daldry, Vicki Mabrey, Daphne Merkin, Zac Posen, Stephen Schwarzman, Elie Wiesel, Justin Bartha, Adrian Grenier, Vicki Mabrey, Sophie Auster, Sky Ferreira, Hugo Becker, Ariana Huffington

Other Details: Guests came out to a screening for Academy Award nominated director John Madden, The Debt. The espionage thriller stars Helen Mirren and Sam Worthington. Suspense builds throughout the film in and across two different time periods, with startling action and surprising revelations.