Last Night's Parties: Susan Boyle Sings In The Holidays, Steve Martin Signs His New Book

by Mara Siegler · November 24, 2010

    People may be leaving town for Thanksgiving, having their private parts canoodled by the TSA before sitting down to turkey and cranberry sauce with grandma, but the city isn't slowing down one bit. Susan Boyle hit Rockefeller this morning, Steve Martin signed his new book, foodies turned photogs, and more...

    Susan Boyle NBC Live Concert Performance

    Where: Rockefeller Center

    Who Was There: Susan Boyle, Hudson River Children's Choir

    Other Details: Susan Boyle performed "Perfect Day," "Do You Hear What I Hear?" and "Holy Night,"  this morning on the Today Show. She was backed by the Hudson River Children's choir and joined in a duet by Amber Stassi the winner of Susan's Search. Fans held both signs and cardboard cutouts of Susan's head. [Via]

    Col Allan's Party For Richard Johnson's 25 Years At Page Six

    Where: Four Seasons

    Who Was There: Richard Johnson, Martha Stewart, Melania Trump, Donald Trump, Katie Couric, Tara Palmeri, Stephanie Smith, Emily Smith, Anne Hearst McInerney, Jay McInerney, Sky Nellor, Michael Musto, Sam Edelman and Libby Edelman

    Other Details: Richard Johnson may be leaving Page Six for Rupert Murdoch's new iPad only The Daily, but NY Post Editor-in-Chief Col Allan wants to show he has no hard feelings.  There was another going away party in October at 675 in the Meatpacking District.

    Steve Martin an "An Object of Beauty" Book Signing

    Where: Barnes and Noble

    Who Was There: Steve Martin

    Other Details: The wild and crazy guy signed copies of his new book "An Object of Beauty," which is a fictionalized account of the inner workings of the art world. The reviews are in and the critics give it a thumbs up.

    Cindy Guyer Millionaire Matchmaker Viewing Party

    Where: Wine and Roses

    Who Was There: Cindy Guyer, Michael Wachs

    Other Details: Cindy, the 'Female Fabio' who has appeared on over 200 romance novel covers, held a viewing party for her Millionaire Matchmaker episode at her own restaurant. Patti's pick for her intended, Michael, was present.  While the pair occasionally still go on dates Cindy seems more concerned with stardom, having stated "I'd love to do a show with [Bravo] called Cindyland or something." Andy Cohen has gotta eat that up.

    Food Photo Workshop

    Where: Levi's Photo Workshop

    Who Was There: Amy Cao, Soraya Daraboi, Erica Leone, Chelsea Beasley, Lauren Colchamiro

    Other Details: Food Spotting Hooked up with Levi's Photo Workshop to teach people how to take perfect images of their culinary masterpieces just in time for Thanksgiving feasting. It was also perfect for those who are dead set on winning Domino's free pizza photo contest. [Via]