On, Thursday, November 9th, Love Heals, The Alison Gertz Foundation for AIDS Education, raised over $675,000 at its 20th anniversary gala event at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York City. The evening included cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, followed by a seated dinner and program at which Julianna Margulies, Cristina Greeven Cuomo and Michael Lorber were honored. The evening was emceed by "InStyle" Editor Hal Rubenstein.
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We spoke with Rubenstein during the cocktail hour and he shared how he became involved in the cause. "What brought me here is the ongoing surge of HIV and AIDS. It's been going on for 30 years and, unfortunately, I think people have gotten a little bit complacent and a little bit careless in thinking about AIDS because now there are some kinds of treatments, but there is no cure. As long as there is no ... Read More
The much anticipated Women of Style event took place on the 5th floor of the museum at F.I.T. on Thursday night, November 3rd. The black and white photographic retrospective, that had tongues wagging for weeks, was a indisputable success.
A mix of admirers, colleagues, fans, supporters and former subjects of Hartman's work were all present to view iconic moments from New York City nightlife, fashion shows, parties, clubs and openings, from Studio 54 to Mudd Club, to the art galleries of Chelsea today. Hartman's career has yielded a treasure trove of material that portrays incomparable women in high fashion, street style and New York City society through the eye of a social documentarian.
Excitement was in the air from the moment guests arrived and the cameras flashed early-on for the likes of socialites Jean Shafiroff, Michele Gerber Klein, Chiu-Ti Jansen, Lucia Hwong ... Read More