Month: April 2014

Alvin Valley Celebrates “Where Are My Pants?” Series

On April 29, 2014, designer Alvin Valley hosted an intimate dinner for portrait photographer Cristina Macaya to celebrate their collaboration, the “Where Are My Pants?” series, in a private room at Omar’s La Ranita. Women including Sadie Friedman, Nicole Hanley Mellon, Minnie Mortimer-Gaghan, Kick Kennedy, Julia Loomis, and Alexandra Von Furstenberg, all went “pant-less” to …

Party of the Week: Bombay Sapphire’s House of Imagination at TriBeCa Film Festival

On Tuesday, April 22, during the 13th Annual TriBeCa Film Festival (TFF), Bombay Sapphire Gin celebrated the opening of its House of Imagination, an immersive, two-level space in TriBeCa, which played host to the launch of the 2014 TFF Storyscapes exhibition as well as the second Annual Bombay Sapphire Imagination Series: Film world premiere with …

Swing And A Hit

Bob Hardwick was born in Louisville, Kentucky, with the gift of perfect pitch. He discovered a love of composing at the tender age of four, and later attended graduate school for music studies. But rather than throw himself into a career in music, he followed in the family’s footsteps and went into banking. Still, he …

Energizing the Art World

by Alex R. Travers  The Armory Show is over, the Whitney Biennial is winding down, and Frieze magazine founders Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover are on their way to the Big Apple to put the final touches on Frieze New York, one of today’s most innovative art fairs. When they arrive in town, they’ll check …