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American Black Film Festival Sponsored by Cadillac

American Black Film Festival Sponsored by Cadillac

Designer Shoe Queen /Socialite Tamara Mellon has put her Upper East Side Mansion in the Sky on East 95th Street up for sale. According to Curbed NY, the Jimmy Choo co-founder has listed the penthouse for $34 million. Mellon bought the place from Edgar Bronfman Jr. in 2008 for $21 million. Sources say she wants to vacate the sedate Upper East Side for a tonier “downtown vibe.” The luxury pad boasts five bedrooms, four wood-burning fireplaces, a solarium, a 13-by-23-foot walk-in closet/dressing room which houses her one-of-a-kind “built-in shoe racks and frosted windows at the top.”…

The Global Citizen Festival hosted a launch party recently at MILK Studios. Celebs who were in attendance included Katie Holmes, Jane Rosenthal, Soledad O’Brien, Bridget Moynahan, Gayle King, Ronan Farrow, Miri Ben-Ari, Russell Simmons and Hannah Bronfman…

Audra McDonald  at Harlem Week

Audra McDonald
at Harlem Week

Dallas Mavericks owner turned Shark Tank TV star Mark Cuban was spotted at the Producers Guild of America event at The Attic Rooftop & Lounge in Manhattan…

Yes, that was the recently rehabilitated Selena Gomez dining at Tao Downtown and then seen partying at Marquee New York…

Cadillac drove into New York City as a premier sponsor for the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and took the town by storm. The luxury car company hosted a group of media from around the country. The film “Cru” swept the Festival’s Awards presentation, not only tying for Best Picture, but also winning Best Director, which was presented by GM Diversity Executive Jocelyn K. Allen, along with a $5,000 check to director Alton Glass, Best Actor Keith Robinson and Best Screenplay. Aside from Robinson, “Cru’s” stars include Richard T. Jones and Melissa De Sousa. Cadillac also sponsored a Spike Lee Retrospective moderated by TV One’s Roland Martin…

Morphie presented Jill Zarin’s 2nd Annual Luxury Ladies Luncheon in Southampton. Jill, the original cast member of Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of New York City,” treated her friends including socialites, influencers and celebrities to a day of delicious food, a Beauty Bar, Trunk Show and gifted luxury brands including morphie, Med Spa 44, Douglas Elliman, Nature’s Bounty Optimal Solutions, Derma ProMedics, Saks Fifth Avenue, Solo ba ha Palm, and others. The food and decor was provided by The Carlyle Group. “It was with great pleasure that I was able to host my second annual morphie ladies luncheon this year and I am extremely grateful for the incredible turnout from my wonderful friends and family,” said Jill Zarin…

Tamara Mellon

Tamara Mellon

Harlem Week kicked off its 40th anniversary with a special awards ceremony saluting acclaimed actress Audra McDonald, six-time Tony award winning star of “Lady Day at Emerson’s Grill,” Apple Bank for Saving and New York Amsterdam News at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The kick-off was held in conjunction with the New York Philharmonic. “The Philharmonic is very happy to join with the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Harlem Week with these celebrities at Lincoln Center, the New York Philharmonic’s first-time co-hosting this event,” said Matthew VanBesien, President & Executive Director, New York Philharmonic. Harlem Week runs from July 27 through August 23…

 

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