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LEESA ROWLAND & LARRY WOHL'S ANNUAL OLD HALLOWEEN GLAMOUR BASH @ THE VENUE @ HARD ROCK TIMES SQUARE

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  Times Square Halloween Bash Actress, Philanthropist, and Author Leesa Rowland and Larry Wohl held her “Old Hollywood Glamour – A Halloween Soiree” at The Venue in the Hard Rock Hotel Times Square New York – an affair bringing out silver screen style and good grace with a special tribute to the stars of the screen. This light-hearted party was a throwback to the times when the movie studios created the stars and starlets who dominated our lives. Guests wore their best classic red carpet looks while enjoying cocktails, and dancing to live music. The Reception was held in the one-and-only The Venue at the Hard Rock Hotel Times Square New York.  Event D├ęcor, Cocktails and dinner were created by Hank Stampfl’s Revel Rouge with many personal touches from Leesa Rowland. Fashion Designer Marc Bouwer designed Leesa’s Costume.   Leesa Rowland And Larry Wohl Cindy Guyer Notable Attendees included: Leesa Rowland, Larry Wohl, Marc Bouwer, Pedro Oberto, Ramona Singer, Carmen D’Alessio, Tina Radziw

DEBBIE GIBSON & ASHLEY LOREN JOIN CHRISTOPHER MELONI & ROSANNA SCOTTO @ GLOBAL LYME ALLIANCE GALA IN NEW YORK CITY

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  Jean Shafiroff And Debbie Gibson Christopher Meloni GLA Board Members And Honorees Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), the leading nonprofit dedicated to conquering Lyme and other tick-borne diseases held their annual GLA Global Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.  The annual event raises Lyme disease awareness and funds for research to improve diagnostics and treatments and ultimately find a cure for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. This year’s gala was a night to remember for invited celebrities, business leaders, and top scientists alike.  The spectacular event began with cocktails, dinner, and an auction followed by a special musical performance by music icon Debbie Gibson. Master of ceremonies Rosanna Scotto, Co-Host of FOX 5 “Good Day New York” led the affair which included appearances by Broadway Star Ashley Loren as well as Celebrity Ambassador Christopher Meloni.   Bo Dietl Laura MacNeill With Christopher Meloni This year, the GLA honored Kenzie Vath, a Lyme warrior, d

FRANK OTTOMANELLI ON THE WATER TO BUILD FIRST EVER EAST RIVER ICE SKATING RINK

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  Frank Ottomanelli On The Water Long Island City is set to gain the first-ever outdoor ice-skating rink on the waterfront. Set to launch this December 2023, F. Ottomanelli by The Water will open the one-of-a-kind venue that will face the stunning Manhattan skyline that sits on the East River. For the first time in history, the region and Hunter's Point South Park will be elevated with an ice-skating rink that will provide both recreation and joy in the neighborhood. In recent years, Long Island City has become one of the fastest growing communities in America. With both residents and tourists alike coming to the streets via subway, rideshare, bus and even ferry, the increased popularity has produced a massive growth that sets a perfect tone for a sparkling new sports venue.   Empire State Building View F. Ottomanelli by The Water, which sits at 52-10 Center Boulevard Queens, NY 11101, for years has provided the premier entertainment center in Long Island City. From hosting the ico

FAMED ARTIST DON HERSHMAN TO EXHIBIT AT MVVO AD ART SHOW 2023

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  Artist Don Hershman MvVO ART, the creator of AD ART SHOW, in partnership with the Clio Awards, proudly presents the AD ART SHOW 2023, unearthing the vibrant fine artists emerging from the advertising world. This unique showcase will take place at Powerhouse Arts, a not-for-profit organization committed to creative expression. This year artist Don Hershman has been selected to be exhibited during the celebrated event. Hershman's most recent exhibition entitled “The Art of Code Switching” sold to art collectors from across the globe who attended his recent September 21 show in New York City at the renowned Salomon Arts Gallery. In recent years Hershman’s career has been catapulted to soaring heights. His prolific paintings have exhibited around America and artwork has sold out shows from Manhattan to Art Basel Miami as famed Provincetown, Massachusetts during a peak summer show. A prior series also at Salomon Arts Gallery in 2021 titled, “Donald and Victor: Under the Influence” sol

PRINCE & PRINCESS OF SERBIA HOST ANNUAL LIFELINE DINNER FOR DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN OF SERBIA

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   Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia & Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia Jean Shafiroff Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia hosted the annual Lifeline New York Benefit Dinner with a crowd dedicated to championing philanthropic efforts around the world.  Hundreds of guests attended the beloved affair at the world-famous Explorers Club in New York City to enjoy the cocktail and dinner event in addition to supporting this unique benefit that aids children's hospitals in Serbia. Notable attendees included: Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia, Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia, David Hryck (President, Lifeline New York), Susan Gutfreund (Vice President, Lifeline New York), Cheri Kaufman (Vice President, Lifeline New York), David W. Boral (Board Member, Lifeline New York), Peter Pizzino (Board Member, Lifeline New York), Joseph T. RaIlo (Board Member, Lifeline New York), Kyle Wool (Board Member, Lifeline New York) and Bojana Jankovic Wea

FIGHT FOR UKRAINE: 12 WOMEN'S WAR PREMIERES AT 14 ANNUAL AWARENESS FESTIVAL

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  ELYSIAN Fight for Ukraine: 12 Women’s War premieres this week as an opening night screening at the 14th annual Awareness Film Festival, which spotlights films that make a difference. The 81-minute documentary is the result of a dozen in-person interviews ELYSIAN Publisher Karen Floyd conducted primarily in Ukraine earlier in 2023.  ELYSIAN an international luxury lifestyle brand created to inspire and reflect the interests of women over 40, produced Fight for Ukraine because women inspire us in the war zone as much as they do in a board room. The film tells the stories of 12 Ukrainian women from all walks of life who maintain their humanity in the face of the horror and tragedy of war.  “ELYSIAN’s mantra is ‘Women Inspiring Woman’ … and we do that through our stories,” said Floyd, who served as the film’s director and executive producer. “The stories of these twelve women are nothing short of incredible. From safehouses near the front lines to the country’s Supreme Court, these women

RICK'S CABARET NEW YORK TO CELEBRATE 18TH ANNIVERSARY

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Rick's Cabaret Steakhouse By Empire State Building Rick’s Cabaret New York, the upscale gentlemen’s club known for its exciting entertainers, Rick’s Steakhouse, and warm hospitality, is eighteen years old. The Anniversary celebration runs October 18th through October 21st. “We really know how to have fun,” said Rick’s entertainer Fiona. “The party will go 4 days and nights. Don’t miss it!”   Rick’s entertainer Kendra said, “There will be giveaways, drink specials, and lots of surprises. Rick’s is the place to be!” Rick’s Cabaret New York is located just one block from Madison Square Garden. The three-story club features VIP Suites, Luxury Sky Boxes, and a Roof Top Cigar Bar.   The Rick’s Steakhouse is helmed by acclaimed chef Jayson Margulies and serves daily lunch specials, dinner, and New York’s best late-night menu . Rick’s Cabaret New York 50 West 33rd Street RICK: NASDAQ Listed Beautiful Entertainers Three Floors of Fun Rick’s Steakhouse Open Late  Roof Deck Cigar Lounge and

THE SOUTHAMPTON INN IS PERFECT FOR HAMPTONS FILM FESTIVAL

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  Southampton Inn The Hampton’s premier hotel accommodations found at the Southampton Inn now have availability during the highly anticipated Hamptons Film Festival weekend (HIFF).  The 31st Annual Hamptons International Film Festival is stirring up a buzz already for the beloved event that started October 5th and run through until Thursday, October 12th. The event will open with the East Coast Premiere of Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin’s “Nyad.” This movie will be the narrative feature directorial debut for the Academy Award-winning filmmaking duo and will star Annette Bening and Jodie Foster as well as Rhys Ifan.  As the Hamptons come alive with the magic of cinema, the Southampton Inn invites festival goers, filmmakers, and cinephiles to make their stay truly exceptional. With charming ambiance, impeccable service, and prime location in the heart of Southampton Village, the Southampton Inn provides the perfect haven for those attending the beloved film festival.   Elegant

NEW YORK WOMEN'S FOUNDATION ANNUAL RADICAL GENEROSITY DINNER IN NEW YORK CITY

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  Jean Shafiroff Ana Oliveira Bisa Butler The New York Women's Foundation (NYWF) held their annual Radical Generosity Dinner in New York City celebrates the work of the Foundation and honors visionary women who are advancing justice at the intersection of art, activism, and philanthropy. The 2023 honorees were Bisa Butler, an award-winning African American textile artist; Molly Gochman, award-winning artist, activist and founder of Stardust; and Lorelei Williams, an award-winning writer and catalyst of justice and equity for African and Afro-descendent communities across the globe.   Lorelei Williams Lorelei Williams With Bisa Butler & Molly Gochman The Radical Generosity Dinner celebrated individuals who have made significant contributions to their fields while supporting gender equity and social justice. This year's event highlighted honorees who use their artistic talents to help shape our world in alignment with the vision of gender, racial, and economic justice through

ELTON ILIRJANI GOES GLOBAL WEARING CREATION DESIGNED BY SATOMI TATAKURA @ GLOBAL FASHION COLLECTIVE

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  Elton Ilirjani Elton Ilirjani, international model, activist and philanthropist went global wearing a creation designed by Satomi Tatakura at the Global Fashion Collective (GFC) runway show during New York Fashion Week 2023 at Clinton Mercantile in New York City.  Satomi Tatakura Debuted at the Vancouver Fashion Week in Spring 2023, Satomi el beso received a tremendous roaring ovation and an audience wanting more. The Designer has been primarily creating costumes for T.V. Shows, commercials and live performances for Japanese “idols” or aidoru in Japanese for the last 20 years. Each of Takakura’s costume has an exclusive design, goes through a careful, handworked process and is created with specially chosen materials, including Japanese anime patterns by Japan-based artists.  About Elton Ilirjani: Known around the world as a high-ranking social media influencer and fashion model, Ilirjani boasts a breathtaking following of over 11 million fans. His legions of followers are dedicated t

FASHION FILM WORLD CONVERGED FOR INTERNATIONAL FASHION FILM FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK CITY

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  Marc Bouwer And Pedro Oberto The glamour, creativity, and innovation of the fashion film world converged at the New York City International Fashion Film Festival (NYCIFFF) during September 2023. This year's festival, held at the Dolby Screening Room in Manhattan, showcased a curated selection of 86 exceptional fashion films nominated across 22 diverse categories.    Dr Christina Rahm With Karen Floyd The NYCIFFF jury, consisting of esteemed professionals and visionaries in the fashion and film industries, had the challenging task of selecting the winners from an array of outstanding submissions. After careful deliberation, the festival was thrilled to announce the following 2023 award recipients:  Best Fashion Film: "Roberto Cavalli Men’s FW 22-23" Directed by: Tommaso Ottomano / Italy  Best Micro Fashion Film: “Dolce & Gabbana DNA Sicily" Directed by: Giacomo Triglia / Italy  Best Experimental Film: "As in Life, So in Death" Directed by: Cristian Vel

MALAN BRETON TAKES FINAL BOW WITH SPRING - SUMMER COLLECTION IN LONDON

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  Sketch By Malan Breton Malan Breton Consuelo Vanderbilt-Costin Malan Breton headlined with an moment-defining show of his Spring/Summer 2024 Collection at one of London Fashion Week’s most valued events, THIS IS ICON which returned in all its glory to the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms near Covent Garden, in aid of the prostate cancer charity prost8.org.uk .  Taiwanese-born fashion designer and one of the fashion industry’s most beloved global designers, Malan Breton, who has dressed everyone from Priyanka Chopra to Janelle Monae, Began the evening with his final designs at his Iconic brand.  Downtown Julie Brown Emceed the show which included musical performances by 1990s dance hit-makers Crystal Waters, Heather Small of M People and Kristine W. in celebration of Vogues recent Supermodel cover, Bretons muse and 90’s Supermodel Irina Pantaeva, who opened the door to the next generation of Asian models, closed the show. Two other fashion presentations, a charity single release and a ho