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Ron Perelman Hosts Apollo in the Hamptons 2016

by Kelly Laffey Photographed by Patrick McMullan/PMC
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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Summer in the Hamptons is far from over! This past weekend, Ronald O. Perelman hosted the annual Apollo in the Hamptons benefit at his Wainscott estate, which raised almost $5 million for the iconic Harlem theater.


Guests included numerous headlining celebrities, including Gwen Stefani, Jon Bon Jovi, Ciara and Lionel Richie, all of whom showed off their vocal chops with jaw-dropping performances.


Others in attendance included Blake Shelton, Chris Rock, Usher, Katie Holmes, Jane Rosenthal, Governor Andrew Cuomo and , Julian Schnabel, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and wife Chirlane McCray, Christie Brinkley, John McEnroe, Maya Henry, Pharrell Williams, Jennifer Lopez, Jack Nicholson, Colin Powel and wife Alma, and Joelle Procope, the president of the Apollo.



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