Last Night's Parties: Wyclef Jean Performs For Haiti, Kevin Spacey Screens "Casino Jack"

by Mara Siegler · December 17, 2010

Kevin Spacey hung out with Jon Lovitz and Stephen Baldwin, Wee Man hit the bar with David Arquette, Donna Karran showed off her high-fashion arm cast, and Jay McInerney hosted a party at the 21 Club. It was bright lights in the big city last night! What else happened?

The Cinema Society & The Creative Coalition Screening & After-party  "Casino Jack"

Jon Lovitz, Kevin Spacey, Barry PepperWhere: Setai Fifth Avenue, Bryant Park Hotel

Who Was There: Kevin Spacey, Barry Pepper, Jon Lovitz, Stephen Baldwin, Tiki Barber, Vincent Pastore, Jason Reitman, Andrew Jenks, Jason & Haley Binn, Robin Bronk (CEO, The Creative Coalition),  Andrew Saffir

Other Details: Kevin Spacey plays Jack Abramoff, the corrupt GOP lobbyist who goes down hard when he tries to peddle influence during the George W Bush years. Corruption and murder is involved. Spacey has been battling gay rumors for years, but the whole "Is he, isn't he?" is currently making headlines.  Read what he told us about it HERE. [Via]

Holiday Reception for LINE UP

Philippe PetitWhere: Clic Gallery

Who Was There: Philippe Petit, Victoria Dearing, Christo

Other Details: Clic Gallery celebrated their new show LINE UP: RIGGING KNOTS + GLIMPSES OF A MASTER CLASS, which offers a offers a rare peek into the world of renowned high wire artist Phillippe Petit. Christo and Petit immersed themselves in deep conversation for almost the entire evening. Could a collaboration be on the horizon? [Via]

Urban Zen's Hope Help & Relief Haiti Presents The Truth Exhibition

David Arquette, Wee Man, Marc BaptisteWhere: Urban Zen Center

Who Was There: David Arquette, Wee Man, Marc Baptiste, Wyclef Jean, Kerry Kennedy, Donna Karan, Jeff Heckman

Other Details: David Arquette seemed in high spirits despite his ongoing divorce and possible mental break down.  He actually didn't say anything completely inappropriate about the demise of his relationship with Courteney Cox. Nice work!  Donna Karran showed up in a high-fashion cast after breaking a bone in the Outback. Wyclef Jean, who was declared ineligible to run for his homeland's Presidency, did his part by performing.  Wee Man stopped by as well, adding to the entertainment. Guests bid on auction items and took a look at photos of Haitians by Marc Baptiste. [Via]

YOUNG PATRONS OF LINCOLN CENTER Holiday Party

Where: MiN Apothecary & Atelier

Who Was There: Young Patrons

Other Details: The YPLC got together and celebrated their enthusiasm for the arts with cocktails, snacks and some discount shopping.

ANNE HEARST MCINERNEY, JAY MCINERNEY and GEORGE FARIAS Holiday Party

Jay McInerney, Anne Hearst Mcinerney, George Farias Where: 21 Club

Who Was There: Cornelia Bregman, George Farias, Anne Hearst McInerney, Jay McInerney, Kerry Kennedy, Nicole Miller, Will Cotton, Rose Dergan

Other Details: It was bright lights, big holiday party last night at the 21 Club where guests dined, had cocktails and enjoyed conversation.  It was the poshest event of the night. Kerry Kennedy was certainly having a busy evening, showing up here and also at the Urban Zen event for Haiti. [Via]