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Couture Council Meets for High Tea to Support FIT Museum

Philanthropists Jean Shafiroff and Fiona Druckenmiller hosted a high tea and champagne party for The Couture Council at FD, a membership group dedicated to supporting the museum at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. The council helps the museum mount world-class exhibitions of fashion and acquire important objects for its permanent collection. It also organizes public programs, such as the annual fashion symposium. ...

Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am Hosts Ekocycle Branding Party (photos!)

Black Eyed Peas singer will.i.am and The Coca-Cola Co. showcased the Ekocycle Partner launch at Sir Stage 37. The focus was on recycling materials such as plastic bottles into everyday products. Famed artist Buff Monster also displayed his artwork at the event. Ekocycle announced that Case-Mate, Levi’s, MCM and RVCA have become brand partners, joining anchor brands New Era and Beats by Dr. Dre....

Sean Young Co-Hosts Michael J. Fox Foundation, Leukemia Society Gala

Actress Sean Young, swimsuit model Julie Henderson and radio personality Gina Giordan co-hosted the first annual Michael J. Fox Foundation Team Fox and The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Gala in East Hampton. The music of Billy Joel was celebrated. The event, presented by Ocean Productions, featured Dan “Danny V” Vechesky ’s 52nd Street Band, the world’s longest running Billy Joel tribute band....

Beth Stern Hosts Get Wild Summer Gala in Southampton (photos)

Beth Ostrosky Stern, wife of radio shock jock Howard Stern, co-chaired the “Get Wild” Summer Gala for the The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons, drawing on the summer redoubt’s residents for the event at Dune Beach in Southampton. Christopher Obetz and Ellen Scarborough co-chaired the event for the center, which rescues and preserves Long Island’s native wildlife....

Chicago: Booze, Broads… And Murder

For a couple of Jazz Age entertainers, it's all about fame, fortune - and murder. The longest running revival on Broadway, this razzle-dazzle musical, has a sensational murder trial acted out in vaudeville specialties. The classic score includes "Razzle Dazzle", "All That Jazz" and "Mister Cellophane."...