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WAXMAN CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION GALA

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**** 21st COLLABORATING FOR A CURE
Photos By: Patrick McMullan & Lenny Stucker ****



The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) celebrated the 21st Anniversary of the annual Collaborating for a Cure Benefit Dinner & Auction at Cipriani Wall Street, featuring an exclusive musical performance by Dawes. The annual gala raised approximately $2.5 million to support the SWCRF “Invest in Research” efforts that fund highly collaborative research projects focused on eradicating cancer. The Collaborating for a Cure gala was well-attended, undeterred by the snow storm and 14 other fundraising events taking place throughout New York City. Proudly, the 21st Anniversary’s gala seating encompassed 80% personal purchases and 20% purchases from corporations, whereas the other 14 fundraising events saw a turnout comprised of 20% personal purchases and 80% corporate purchases.


Notable attendees included Marion Waxman, Dr. Samuel Waxman, Elin Nierenberg, Michael Nierenberg Chris Wragge, Wi…

JIMMY VAN BRAMER DOES FLIP FLOP ON AMAZON

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Flip-Flopper Jimmy Van Bramer


Jimmy Van Bramer once again is going for the media attention instead of doing whats right for Long Island City. Van Bramer who is a notorious a media whore, said in a letter with other politicians to Mayor De Blasio that he supports the Amazon Headquarters in Long Island City.

In a story in the LIC Post on October 19, 2017, Van Bramer supported along with other politicians Amazon having a headquarters in Long Island City.

LIC Post - Letters of support for Long Island City as a possible site were also sent to de Blasio by Queens Borough president Melinda Katz and Assemblymember Catherine Nolan, with Council member Jimmy Van Bramer also expressing his support. All three signed a letter, along with more than 70 elected officials from the five boroughs, sent to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, on New York City’s potential as a home for Amazon HQ2.

Once again our Media Whore we in Long Island City call Van Bramer and his politicians friends, have FLIPPER-FLOPPED and leav…

WHOOPI GOLDBERG'S PRODUCTION 'I'M COMING HOME'

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They have been lauded with awards, performed to sold-out houses, recorded hit albums, toured the country, created fashion lines and starred on hit tv shows; and this Thanksgiving, ABC News invites you to take a trip back to the place where it all began on “I’m Coming Home,” airing THURSDAY, NOV. 22 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. From executive producer Whoopi Goldberg along with the award-winning filmmakers of World of Wonder Productions and Lincoln Square Productions, the docu-style format captures the emotional journeys as award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth, country music star Jake Owen and entrepreneur from ABC’s “Shark Tank,” Daymond John each visit their childhood homes to reconnect with their roots and the people who shaped who they are today. KRIS

Emmy® and Tony® Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth returns to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she visits her first home and high school. Kristin surprises students at Broken Arrow Hi…

THE CARPENTERS WITH THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC

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Carpenters With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Historic New Album Pairs Carpenters' Original Pop Masterpieces with Richard Carpenter Conducting His Own New Arrangements Recorded by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios

The Carpenters are getting the royal treatment. Carpenters With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is set for release worldwide December 7 by A&M/UMe. Featuring timeless hits and favorites, the album pairs Carpenters' original vocal and instrumental tracks with new orchestral arrangements from Carpenter, conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) at Abbey Road Studios. It is available now for preorder in digital, CD and 180-gram 2LP vinyl LP formats. The vinyl set will be released February 8.


With their 1970 chart breakthroughs of "(They Long To Be) Close to You" and "We've Only Just Begun," Richard and Karen Carpenter set a new standard for melodic pop that has never been surpassed. With over 100 million in sa…

JUDAH LEWIS STOPS BY NEW YORK'S BUILD SERIES

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Judah Lewis was photographed visiting the BUILD SERIES yesterday in New York City.

Photo By: Diego Corredor/MediaPunch

RYAN REYNOLDS & MICHAEL BAY FILM IN ABU DHABI

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Abu Dhabi, November 13, 2018 – Exclusive photos from the set of Netflix’s and Skydance Media’s, the global diversified media company that creates premium, event-level entertainment for worldwide audiences, new blockbuster was released today after Hollywood superstar Ryan Reynolds and award-winning director Michael Bay kicked off their shoot in Abu Dhabi for the highly-anticipated new action movie 6 Underground.


The film’s 300+ cast and crew will spend 30 days in the UAE shooting at four locations, including Liwa desert, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah.


The production team – which includes more than 100 production specialists, based in Abu Dhabi – is working closely with twofour54, which is providing full production services, including location assistance, permits and suppliers as well as catering, accommodation, travel and transportation.


The film stars Ryan Reynolds, one of Hollywood’s biggest stars following his success in movies such as Deadpool, The Hitman’s Bodyguard and S…

MICHELLE OBAMA SPEAKS TO ABC'S ROBIN ROBERTS

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Michelle Obama And Robin Roberts


Former First Lady Michelle Obama spoke out exclusively to GMA co-anchor Robin Roberts on the historic midterms and whether Hillary Clinton should run in 2020. Obama says, "I think at this point everybody is qualified and everybody should run."

The live interview aired this morning on "Good Morning America."

Michelle Obama speaks out on historic midterms and whether Hillary Clinton should run in 2020.

Former first lady Michelle Obama, in an exclusive interview with "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts, said the results of the midterm elections were inspiring and addressed whether Hillary Clinton should run for office again.


"I think that this election gives us hope," Obama told Roberts Tuesday in a live interview in her hometown of Chicago. "I’m not talking about what it means for one side or the other. What it means is the democracy is still ours to control."

"Thank God people saw that vot…

COLORFUL BEN VEREEN VISITS NYC BUILD SERIES

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Ben Vereen was very colorful when he visited the BUILD SERIES yesterday in New York City.

Photo By: Diego Corredor/MediaPunch

JEAN SHAFIROFF @ FRENCH HERITAGE SOCIETY BALL

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**** THE BLACK AND ORANGE BALL Photos By: Patrick McMullan & Annie Watt ****

French Heritage Society (FHS) held its Annual New York Gala Dinner Dance at The Plaza Hotel. This year, the exquisite, much anticipated affair was festively themed The Black and Orange Ball, and black-tie clad guests wore elegant masks, disguises, and colorful accents.


The Gala Chairmen were CeCe Black, Silvina Leone, Liz McDermott, Jay R. Paul, Jean Shafiroff, and Ann Van Ness. The New York Chapter Chairs are Guy N. Robinson and Odile de Schiétère-Longchampt, who also served as the Design Consultant. The Board of Directors includes Elizabeth F. Stribling, Chairman of the Board, Denis de Kergorlay, President, David M. Gray, Treasurer, and Jennifer Herlein, Executive Director.



The evening honored French luxury lifestyle brand LALIQUE and its founder René Lalique. It was organized under the gracious patronage of His Excellency Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France to the United States, His Excellency François D…

JOHN & DARIA BARRY PRECISION ONCOLOGY CENTER

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Helping to advance revolutionary research in prostate cancer and delivery of precision treatments to U.S. Veterans, the John and Daria Barry Foundation has donated $2.5 million to the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to establish the John and Daria Barry Precision Oncology Center of Excellence at the Manhattan Campus of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System (VANYHHS). The Barry Center of Excellence will address the clinical needs of Veterans currently battling prostate cancer in the New York metropolitan area and beyond. The Barry Center of Excellence will also serve as a precision oncology hub in the PCF’s preeminent network of centers executing the ambitious mission of improving the care of U.S. Veterans with prostate cancer. Due to the cancer-causing mutations in prostate cancer that may be found in different types of cancer, this investment will have implications for many other forms of life-threatening cancer.

Notable attendees included: Dr. Jonathan Simons, John F. Barry III, Dari…