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DANCERS OVER 40 TRIBUTE TO THEATER IMPRESARIO DAVID MERRICK @ ST LUKES

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Dancers Over 40 will welcome a bushel full of performers, surprise guests and a gaggle of… wandering dancers from every discipline for a tribute to theatre impresario David Merrick on Monday, April 29, 7pm at St. Luke’s Theater, 308 West 46th Street in NYC. Compiled and staged by DO40 member Karin Baker, there will be panels and performances covering Merrick’s biggest hits – AND his historic flops! Scheduled to appear are cast members from Mata Hari, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and How Now, Dow Jones! as well as 42nd Street, Carnival, Mack and Mabel, Sugar, Promises, Promises, Do-Re-Mi, Hello, Dolly!, Gypsy, Very Good Eddie and his last-produced show, State Fair – all represented on stage. Merrick worked with almost all of the great directors and choreographers of the 20th Century, including the greats that DO40 featured in separate panels and performances over the past 10 years: Agnes de Mille, Jack Cole, Gower Champion, Michael Bennett, Jerome Robbins and Michael Kidd.
John Davidso…

JEAN SHAFIROFF CELEBRATES ART BODEGA MAGAZINE NATURE & JEWELS COVER

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Art Bodega Magazine hosted the cover party celebrating author, philanthropist and cover star Jean Shafiroff at Omar at Vaucluse in New York City for Art Bodega Magazine’s Nature & Jewels Issue. Supporters and friends shared in the celebration of Jean Shafiroff who in the Art Bodega cover story discussed the importance of philanthropy and her eye-catching fashion. More than 100 guests enjoyed the finest hors d'oeuvres by Omar at Vaucluse served in the intimate lounge along with wine from Legende from Baron the Rothschild.

Notable attendees included: Jean Shafiroff, Rebeca Herrero, Omar Hernandez, Flo Anthony, Michael Spinks, John Mahdessian, Ken and Maria Fishel, Michele Herbert, Dawne Marie Grannum, Patricia Watt, Natalie Glebova, Randi Schatz, Martin Shafiroff , Kevin McGovern, Ana Stone, Alexandra and Alexandro Sacasa, Victor Martinez, Leesa Rowland, Kevin McGovern, Esequiel de la Rose, Lucia Hwong Gordon, Gilda Sacasa, Joseph Fichera, Janna Bullock, Patricia and Tom Shiah,…

JULIE BUDD IN CONCERT @ NEW YORK CITY'S FAMED BIRDLAND THEATER

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Birdland Theater is proud to announce that singer Julie Budd will perform in concert on Wednesday through Saturday, May 1 – 4 at 7pm.
Ms. Budd, backed by longtime musical director Herb Bernstein, will perform material by such varied songwriters as Michel Legrand, Duke Ellington. Laura Nyro, Jule Styne, Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields, Marvin Hamlisch, Carole King, Barry Manilow, Anthony Newley, Marc Shaiman, Burt Bacharach & Hal David, Neil Sedaka, Oscar Levant, and more.
“Growing up, the songs I was singing were written by the greats - people that in my future, I would know and work with. ‘The Songs Of My Life’ is my journey in music…my life in art…and how it all shaped my life and good fortune for the next 53 years in show business. This is my heartfelt tribute to the great composers and lyricists that I had the grand fortune to know. How lucky I was to perform their brilliant works! After all…what good is a voice if you don’t have wonderful songs to sing?”
Julie Budd began her p…

JOHN FOGERTY PERFORMS ORIGINAL WOODSTOCK SET

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John Fogerty Performed the Original Woodstock Set in "My 50 Year Trip" at Encore Theater at Wynn Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas Nevada. Our roving Sin City Photographer Erik Kabik got all the great shots.

Photo By: Erik Kabik Photography/ MediaPunch

HISPANIC FEDERATION ANNUAL GALA @ AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

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Letitia James along with attended the “Out of Many, One” Hispanic Federation Star-studded Annual Gala at American Museum of Natural History recently in New York City.

Photos By: Diego Corredor/MediaPunch

TONY BENNETT & ALEC BALDWIN @ EXPLORING THE ARTS 20 ANNIVERSARY GALA

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Alec Baldwin along with Susan Benedetto and Tony Bennett attended the Exploring the Arts 20th Anniversary Gala at Hammerstein Ballroom the other day in New York City.
Photo By: Diego Corredor/MediaPunch

MILLA JOVOVICH STUNNING @ NYC LINCOLN CENTER SCREENING OF 'HELLBOY'

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Milla Jovovich looked stunning when she was photographed at The New York City Special Screening of HELLBOY at AMC Lincoln Square the other evening.
Photo By: Diego Corredor/MediaPunch

WOMAN'S HEADSTONE FOUND IN PLANTER ON NYC WEST SIDE

HEADSTONE FOUND IN PLANTER

CBS New York – Police are asking for the public’s help to find out how a woman’s headstone ended up in a planter on Manhattan’s west side.
A pedestrian reportedly found it last week on 12th Avenue between 53rd and 54th Streets.
The stone belonging to Rose Roy Weiss states that she died in 1986 and was a mother and grandmother.
Authorities believe she may have been from Florida. The person who made the discovery is now hoping to find the woman’s family.
Anyone with information about the headstone is asked to call NYPD’s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS. You can also submit a tip via the Crime Stoppers website.
Courtesy Of CBS News New York

JEAN & MARTIN SHAFIROFF HOST KICKOFF FOR NYC MISSION SOCIETY ANNUAL FOUNDING FAMILIES GALA

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New York, N.Y. – Lighting the way for equity in urban education, Jean Shafiroff and Martin Shafiroff hosted a reception on the Upper East Side on Thursday, April 4, 2019 to kick off the NYC Mission Society of New York’s annual Founding Families Gala, which raises funds to support programs that provide young people with a path towards economic opportunity.


"Mission Society of New York City has been changing lives for more than two centuries, and I've been privileged - and humbled - to witness the impact it continues to make," said Jean Shafiroff. “I encourage you to attend this year's Founding Families gala, where you will support programs that serve underserved children in New York City.”


“Our Founding Families Gala theme is designed to highlight the story of the Mission Society which parallels the story of the building of our City. Over two centuries ago the Mission Society was founded by some of the City’s most enlightened residents to serve and enable those resid…

THE FINAL SEASON OF HBO'S 'GAME OF THRONES' @ NYC RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL

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Emilia Clarke along with Rosie O'Donnell, Rose Leslie, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner and Gwendoline Christie were photographed at the New York red carpet premiere of the final season of HBO's Game Of Thrones at Radio City Music Hall last week in New York City.

Photos By: Diego Corredor/MediaPunch