The Week Ahead: October 16-20 on the AVENUE

Monday, October 16, 2017

What’s going on this week in New York:

2017 Autumn Dinner at The Frick

Monday, October 16

The Frick Collection, 1 East 70th Street, New York

The annual benefit event at The Frick honors Margot Bogert.

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Fifth Annual Kicked It In Heels Benefit

Wednesday, October 18, 7 p.m.

Beautique NYC, 8 West 58th Street, New York

Support breast cancer survivors with Kicked It In Heels, a nonprofit that ensures that young women and women of color have the same access to care as their peers, and therefore the same success rates. This year’s event will honor two survivors: EVP/COO of New York-Presbyterian Dr. Laura Forese, and Media Executive and Community Activist Keisha Sutton-James. CNN Commentator Angela Rye will host and DJ D-Nice will be spinning all night.

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Storm King Annual Gala Dinner and Live Auction

Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 p.m.

Rainbow Room, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York

This year’s event will honor Joel Shapiro and Ralph E. Odgen Foundation.

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Fifth Annual Save the Children Illumination Gala

Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 p.m.

The American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West and 79th Street, New York

The gala benefits Save the Children’s efforts to give children in the United States and around the world a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. 

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Park Avenue Armory 2017 Gala

Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 p.m.

Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, New York

Each year Park Avenue Armory creates an immersive environment with entertaining artists and imaginative performances. This year’s event features a performance by Kimbra. 

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ABT Fall Gala

Wednesday, October 18, 5:30 p.m.

David H. Koch Theater, 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York

The American Ballet Theater fall gala will feature world premieres by Alexei Ratmansky, ABT Artist in Residence, and Jessica Lang.

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The Met Museum Apollo Circle Benefit

Thursday, October 19, 9 p.m.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

The Metropolitan Museum of Art toasts the 20th anniversary of The Apollo Circle. Celebrate this milestone anniversary and raise a glass to The Met’s future.

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Sculptures, Mermaids and Other Weekend Ideas

Our editors' picks for where to go and what to see


The Public: Good

Chill children at the Public Theater

On The Avenue
On The Avenue

An ‘Incredibles’ Sunday in Southampton

Southampton's own superheroes celebrate

by Debbie BancroftPhotographed by Mark Sagliocco/PMC