Tag Archives: New York

Party Pics: New Museum “Hell, Yes!” party

Hell Yes! What a great time was had by all, on June 21, 2017.

 

Party Pics: Visionaire World x We Are One+Together

We Are One+Together partnered with Visionaire World to kick of the Mr. Gay Syria initiative in order to secure asylum for the Mr. Gay Syria contestants, including financing legal aid as well as generating political and public support. These brave individuals chose to host a competition to illuminate urgent issues facing LGBTQ+ individuals in the Middle East. 

We hope to inspire our community to take a stand with the Mr. Gay Syria contestants in solidarity by signing our petition urging the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services to take swift action and accelerate the process of granting the five courageous contestants asylum.

We Are One+TogetherVisionaire World and Grindr present the premier of a short film, War Within (04.10 min)directed by Palestinian, Lebanese director Zaher Saleh as part of the We Are One+Together film seriesThe film tells a very personal story of a gay Muslim man’s struggle to reconcile his sexuality with his faith, his longing for acceptance from his family and his journey to love and accept himself. 

Visionaire World also showcased a short film inspired by the Mr. Gay Syria pageant starringCaroline Vreeland, Connie Flemming,, Elliott Sailors, Ladyfag, Maryna Linchuk, and Yara Sofia..

Asphalt Green Sprinkler Day

Saturday, July 15 at 1:00 PM
555 East 90th Street, New York, NY

As summer temperatures soar, New Yorkers of all ages will cool off—and get soaked—at Asphalt Green’s fourth annual free Sprinkler Day event. Kids and adults will play in high-powered sprinklers on the turf field at the nonprofit sports and fitness organization’s Upper East Side campus. Flavored ice treats will be available for free.

Asphalt Green
555 East 90th Street
New York, NY, 10128

For more information visit https://www.asphaltgreen.org

Yoga in the Garden

Friday, August 18 at 6:30 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Practice yoga in the warm fresh air, under the trees and the beautiful evening sun in Flushing Town Hall’s garden. Yoga practice will be led by teachers from Yumcha Yoga, Flushing’s most interesting yoga studio. Bring your mats and pack your dinner for post-yoga picnic.

Prices are $5 Suggested Donation/FREE for Members.

Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY, 11354

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org

Finding Samuel Lowe: From Harlem to China

Friday, August 4 at 6:30 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Three successful Black siblings from Harlem discover their heritage by searching for their long-lost Chinese grandfather. The siblings and 16 of their family members travel to two Chinese cities, finding documented lineage that dates their family back 3,000 years to 1006 BC. This is a story about familial love and devotion that transcends love, space and time. This event is supported by New York Hakka Conference and Hakka Association of New York.

Tickets are $5/FREE for Members and New York Hakka Conference participants.

Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY, 11354

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org

Full Moon Drumming Workshop

Sunday, August 6 at 7:00 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Celebrate the Full Moon with a drum circle in Flushing Town Hall’s garden. Begin with workshops led by master drummers, then jam with the entire group under the full moon. All are welcome from beginner to professional, just bring your enthusiasm and participate! Space is limited to 20 participants. Drums provided. Please call to reserve your drum.

Prices are $25/$20 for members.

Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY, 11354

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org

Lollipops for Breakfast

Sunday, July 30 at 11:00 AM
Flushing Town Hall

You can’t have lollipops for breakfast! But today, Sylvie decides she’s going to break that rule, even if it means she has to make her own amazingly perfect lollipop from scratch. Come along as she and her trusty pet bird search for missing ingredients, wrestle with giant candy machines, and get lost in a magical pop-up cookbook. Join us for the show that New England Theatre Geek calls “captivating and enchanting.” Puppetry performance by Bonnie Duncan, and live music by The Gottabees.

There are two shows, one at 11 AM and another at 2 PM.

Tickets are $13/$10 Members/$8 Children/$6 Member Children.

Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY, 11354

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org

Flushing Town Hall Benefit Concert

Friday, July 28 at 7:00 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Artists and community members gather in solidarity with the power of culture and the arts to support Flushing Town Hall! Led by New Asia Chamber Music Society, this benefit concert will immerse the audience with the joy of music-making. This event is made possible in part by the generous support from WAC Lighting, the Glow Foundation, and Global Federation of Chinese Business Women of New York.

Tickets are $10-$30; For sponsorship packages, please contact mliu@flushingtownhall.org

Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing, NY, 11354

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org

Cooper Hewitt Annual Garden Party

Wednesday, June 21 at 6:30 PM
The Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum East 90th Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, New York City

Celebrate the verve and rhythm of the Jazz Age

Join your fellow design lovers for an evening in the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden inspired by Cooper Hewitt’s dynamic new exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

Enjoy Harlem-inspired cocktails and strolling supper and designed by acclaimed chef Marcus Samuelsson and Red Rooster, and dance to the swinging sounds of Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks.

For more information visit https://www.cooperhewitt.org/gardenparty/

An Evening in the Garden

 

Wednesday, June 21
The Conservatory Garden (Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and East 105th Street)

The Greensward Circle, Central Park Conservancy’s network of young professionals, presents the 12th annual summer benefit, Evening in the Garden. This social calendar staple takes place in one of New York’s most exclusive venues, the Conservatory Garden, located inside Central Park at Fifth Avenue and East 105th Street. This event is rain or shine.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The Conservatory Garden
(Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and East 105th Street)

Attendees enjoy great food, cocktails and live music on the garden’s pergola beneath a canopy of wisteria and overlooking six acres of gorgeous fountains, blooms and lush landscapes.

This event is mainly attended by New York’s socially active young professionals.

For more information visit http://www.centralparknyc.org/support/benefit-events/evening-in-the-garden.html

Generation Bridge Summer White Ball 2017

Saturday, June 24
26 Broadway, NY, NY

Join us June 24th for a fun night out in New York City. The tickets are limited for this event and are sold online only. Book now to make sure you don’t miss the most anticipated event of the Summer. You will be swept into world class entertainment and unforgettable soul dining. This yearly jaunt is not for the faint-hearted. Get dressed up to lose yourself in the music, food and booze inspired party. Soul Night Events knows you are likely to get thirsty with all the eating and dancing and so the bars are stocked with beer, wine and even champagne. The venue is in Wall Street part of Manhattan infront of the famous raging bull. This is an upscale event with people who know how to party. Highlights will be added via www.soulnightevents.com If you’ve always fancied yourself as the next celebrity or New York Socialite this is your moment to shine. All you have to do is get your ticket early and let a few friends know to soak up some of New York City party culture. You won’t believe all that’s included: Live music and an eclectic mix by our DJ.

Complimentary glass of Champagne or wine offered at beginning of event.
1 hour open bar

Enjoy an exquisite meal -Soul Food: – On the Menu

Down Home Southern Fried Chicken
Herb Baked Chicken
Grilled Salmon/w Mango Salsa
Green Garden Salad
Three Cheese Baked Macaroni
Waffles
Fruits

For more information visit http://www.soulnightevents.com/shows.html

Party Pics: Iconoclast Dinner Experience

On June 10, 2017 eight food, wine and spirits trailblazers came together at the legendary James Beard House in New York City for The 3rd Annual Iconoclast Dinner Experience; an intimate evening that honored them while fifty guests partook in a gastronomic experience curated by the honorees. The evening’s attendees included film director and producer Spike Lee and his wife Tanya Lewis Lee as well as Kater Krader, restaurant editor of Bloomberg Pursuits.

Images by Eric Vitale Photography