Studio in a School’s 35th Anniversary Gala
October 2, 2012
Event Contact: Kara Minogue
Phone: (212) 665-1441
Hundreds of guests will join Studio in a School Founder Agnes Gund, event co-chairmen Caroline Kennedy, Samantha Boardman Rosen and Vito Schnabel to commemorate the organization’s 35th anniversary of service to New York City’s Public School system at the Seagram Building Plaza (Park Avenue at 53rd Street)
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk -Manhattan
October 3, 2012
Light The Night is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) nationwide evening fundraising walk to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by cancer. Participants walk along a two-mile route carrying illuminated balloons – white for patients and survivors, red for supporters and gold for teams walking in memory of a loved one.
Carnegie Hall Opening Night Gala
October 3, 2012
The internationally renowned Chicago Symphony Orchestra returns to New York City opens Carnegie Hall’s 2012–2013 season with three performances led by Music Director Riccardo Muti in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage from October 3 through 5.
Top Of The Rock Observation Deck™ Continues Fall Starlight Music Series With Allan Harris Performance On
October 3, 2012
Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center® continues its annual Fall Starlight Music Series with a live performance from jazz musician Allan Harris on Wednesday, October 3rd from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Top of the Rock, located on the 67th Floor Observatory at 30 Rockefeller Plaza (between 49th and 50th Streets and 5th and 6th Avenues).
October 7, 2012
Celebrating 50 years as a national treasure, Bill Cosby still has that universal audience appeal that has made him an entertainment icon. With a total of nine Grammys, six Emmys, two Golden Globes, and the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, he has won the hearts of fans and critics with his best-selling books, award-winning comedy albums and unparalleled television career. The laughs keep coming as he continues to embellish those small and silly moments of life that connect us all.
Amy Winehouse Gala
October 11, 2012
Celebrating the life of Amy Winehouse in an evening of song and music, featuring artists such as Tony Bennett.
WITNESS’ 20th Anniversary Focus for Change Benefit
October 11, 2012
WITNESS (www.witness.org) will celebrate Co-Lab 2012, its 20th Anniversary Focus for Change benefit at New York’s Roseland Ballroom. This one-of-a-kind event will feature cocktails, dinner, a live auction and performances by WITNESS co-founder and world-renowned musician Peter Gabriel and other exciting guests.
Jane Fonda Discusses 40th Anniversary of Klute with Andy Cohen
October 11, 2012
Andy Cohen sits down with Academy Award winning actress and philanthropist Jane Fonda to discuss her role in Klute: celebrating the film’s 40th Anniversary.
Sing for Hope’s 2012 Gala
October 15, 2012
Sing for Hope’s 6th annual Gala, co-chaired by Luis Moreno, Andrea Bocelli, and Ann Ziff, will be held at Guastavino’s on Monday, October 15th, 2012. The event will celebrate Sing for Hope’s mission of transforming lives through the power of the arts. Guest appearances include baritone superstar Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Tony Award winner and “Book of Mormon” star Nikki James, NBC’s “Smash” Star Leslie Odom, Jr., the Sugartone Brass Band, Broadway star Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Sing for Hope Art U! students.
October 19, 2012
Event Contact: Box Office
In a rare live appearance, this Grammy Award-nominated humorist and bestselling author will read excerpts from his personal journals and writings, reflect on past books, and share new, unpublished material with the audience. Regularly appearing on NPR and in THE NEW YORKER, he addresses the human condition, slicing through cultural euphemisms and political correctness with a unique absurdity.
Madison Avenue’s “A Walk in the Park”
October 20, 2012
Event Contact: Matthew Bauer
To raise awareness and funding for the Central Park Conservancy, Madison Avenue’s premier shoe and leg-wear boutiques will sponsor Madison Avenue’s Walk in the Park. Shoppers and supporters will have two exciting, fun-filled opportunities to get a little exercise and make a contribution.
Angel Ball – to benefit Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research
October 22, 2012
Event Contact: Tracey Doolin
The signature fundraising event of Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation, the Angel Ball stands out as one of the highlights of the New York social season. This star-studded event, known for its amazing live entertainment and celebrity participants, honors individuals who have made significant humanitarian and philanthropic contributions in support of cancer research. The Angel Ball boasts attendees in the fields of business, philanthropy, and society alike at this annual celebration of life, music and the quest for a cure. Performances by: Natalie Cole, Smokey Robinson, and others to be announced.
International Women’s Media Foundation – Courage in Journalism Awards Luncheon
October 24, 2012
Event Contact: Jill Vanzino
Founded in 1990, the International Women’s Media Foundation is a vibrant global network dedicated to strengthening the role of women in the news media worldwide as a means to further freedom of the press. The IWMF network includes women and men in the media in more than 130 countries worldwide.
Light up a Life
October 27, 2012
Event Contact: Elizabeth Nicholson
Light Up A Life is the signature family fundraiser for the NewYork-Presbyterian Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children’s Health. This fun for all ages celebration will take place at The Field House at Chelsea Piers on Saturday, October 27 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. The party is filled with headlining entertainment acts as well as activities ranging from batting cages to gymnastics and relay races to a rock climbing wall.
Honorary Chairs: Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos
The Feminist Press at theCity University of New York Annual Cocktail Party & Benefit Dinner
The Feminist Press at the City University of New York (CUNY) will hold their Annual Cocktail Party & Benefit Dinner on Monday, October 29th at Bridgewaters (11 Fulton St). Cocktails and silent auction begin at 6:00pm, with dinner and awards starting at 7:00pm.
Special Guest Chelsea Clinton will moderate a panel discussion featuring honorees Merle Hoffman, CEO of Choices Women’s Medical Center; Jodi Kantor, New York Times Political Correspondent and author of The Obamas; and Sarah Weddington, activist and lawyer who successfully argued Roe v. Wade almost 40 years ago.
The Annual Cocktail Party & Benefit Dinner benefits The Feminist Press at CUNY, the oldest continuing women’s publisher in the world. The Feminist Press is an independent nonprofit literary publisher that promotes freedom of expression and social justice.