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Philly Socialholic: The Barnes Foundation A Feast for the Eyes!

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On October - 17 - 2014
Edgar Degas, French, 1834–1917. Group of Dancers (Groupe de danseuses), c. 1900. Oil pastel on paper, 22 3/4 x 16 1/8 in. (57.8 x 41 cm). BF121. Photo: © 2012 The Barnes Foundation

Edgar Degas, French, 1834–1917. Group of Dancers (Groupe de danseuses), c. 1900. Oil pastel on paper, 22 3/4 x 16 1/8 in. (57.8 x 41 cm). BF121. Photo: © 2012 The Barnes Foundation

Courtesy of The Barnes Foundation:

Assembled by Dr. Albert C. Barnes between 1912 and 1951, the Barnes collection is renowned as one of the finest holdings of Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings in the world. The collection also includes important examples of African sculpture, early twentieth-century American painting, Pennsylvania German decorative arts, Native American ceramics, old master paintings, as well as metalwork, jewelry, textiles, and antiquities.

Among its major holdings are: 181 works by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (the largest single group of the artist’s paintings); 69 works by Paul Cézanne; important paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and Georges Seurat; 59 works by Henri Matisse; 46 works by Pablo Picasso; 16 works by Amedeo Modigliani; 125 African sculptures, masks and tools.

Not To Be Missed: William Glackens
November 8, 2014–February 2, 2015

A Philadelphia native, Glackens (1870–1938) studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. There, and as an artist for the Philadelphia Press, he became friends with Robert Henri, George Luks, Everett Shinn, and John Sloan, the core of the group that later formed “The Eight” in reaction to the National Academy of Design’s hidebound exhibition policies. The group exhibited together only once, in 1908, creating the opening wedge in the struggle to democratize the process by which artists could show and sell their work. Read the rest of this entry »

Saks Fifth Avenue: Key to the Cure

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On October - 10 - 2014

key to the cureSNL Cast Mates and Rag & Bone Limited Edition Tee Come Together for Key To The Cure

Will Ferrell, Ana Gasteyer, Vanessa Bayer, Cecily Strong and Colin Jost have been named as the EIF ambassadors for Saks Fifth Avenue’s 2014 Key To The Cure campaign, representing talent from Saturday Night Live’s past and current casts shot by famed SNL photographer Mary Ellen Matthews. Celebrated New York designers Marcus Wainwright and David Neville of rag & bone have created the limited-edition tee exclusively to benefit the campaign, which coincides with the Emmy Award-winning show’s 40th Anniversary season.

Now in its 16th year, Key to the Cure has taken a new approach, offering a unisex tee for the first time. The shirt will retail for $35 at Saks Fifth Avenue stores and online at saks.com and saksoff5th.com. 100% of the proceeds from each shirt sold will be donated to  a nationally recognized cancer research facility (depending on the Saks location).

SNL cast mates will appear in a national public service announcement (PSA) wearing the rag & bone limited-edition tee. The Key to the Cure PSA will appear in major fashion and lifestyle magazines throughout the month of October.

Saks Fifth Avenue’s charity shopping weekend will take place Thursday through Sunday, October 16 to 19,at all Saks Fifth Avenue nationwide and on saks.com and saksoff5th.com.

 

Saks Fifth Avenue New York Flagship Storebreast cancer ribbon

In addition to the partnership for the annual Key to the Cure campaign, Saks Fifth Avenue will sell exclusive merchandise inspired by notable Saturday Night Live characters from seven New York designers. These items, curated by Saturday Night Live’s Emmy-nominated costume designer Tom Broecker, will be available in Saks Fifth Avenue’s New York flagship store and on saks.com during the Key To The Cure shopping weekend, October 16 to 19. The merchandise includes Mango’s shorts as interpreted by Alexander Wang, The Nerds outfit as interpreted by Alice + Olivia, a dress fit for The Californians as interpreted by Diane von Furstenberg, Spartans Cheerleading uniforms as interpreted by Elizabeth and James, hats fit for The Coneheads as interpreted by Eugenia Kim, Mary Katherine Gallagher’s school uniform as interpreted by rag & bone, and Gilly’s dress as interpreted by Suno.

 

Saks Fifth Avenue Key To The Cure Bal Harbour Florida 

Saks Fifth Avenue Bal Harbour along with media partner Miami Magazine have partnered together for the charity shopping event of the season, Key To The Cure, benefiting Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center beginning on October 16 through October 19. A celebration will be held on Wednesday, October 16, to kick-off this year’s event. Shoppers are invited to shop for a cause while sampling delectable bites from South Florida’s top restaurants. Tickets to the celebratory event are $25 per person. Proceeds from ticket sales and 2% of participating vendor sales from Saks Bal Harbour will be donated to Mount Sinai.

 

Saks Fifth Avenue Bala Cynwyd  Pennsylvania

Saks Fifth Avenue Bala Cynwyd, is hosting a preview party to kick off their annual Key to the Cure event. Guests will enjoy cocktails, light bites, music and a fashion show featuring notable doctors and women affected by breast cancer. A percent of the proceeds from sales made during the Key to the Cure promotion October 16 through 19 will be donated to Living Beyond Breast Cancer and Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania. Tickets for the event are $25 per person; for more information visit: www.lbbc.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pure Barre October Awareness 30 Day Challenge

Pure Barre Philadelphia, Pure Barre Main Line and Pure Barre South Jersey studios present the The Give Urself a Hand: 20 in 30 Challenge (20 classes for 30 days). During the month of October all three studios will allow new and current clients to purchase the special challenge packet for $200. 5% of every package sold will be donated to the Feel Your Boobies Foundation. The first 20 people to complete the challenge will receive an exclusive Pure Barre / Feel Your Boobies tank top. All participants will receive a complimentary boobies magnet. If 50 people complete the challenge, Pure Barre will donate an additional $1,000 to the foundation; if 100 people complete the challenge, Pure Barre will donate an additional $1,500; if 200 people complete the challenge Pure Barre will donate an additional $2,000! Sign up online at www.purebarre.com or at any of the studios.Pure Barre Philadelphia will freeze any currently running packages and/or auto-pays for current clients who would like to participate in the challenge. Online registration should be completed under “October Awareness 30 Day Challenge.”#purebarrephilly #feelyourboobies

 

 

 

 

2014PHeaSt_Logo_dateTaste the Harvest at the 3rd Annual PHeaSt

The region’s rock-star growers and top-tier chefs will combine their talents for “PHeaSt,” the extraordinary garden-to-table celebration, on Friday, October 17, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at the Navy Yard in South Philadelphia. The third annual PHeaSt, hosted by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, brings together the region’s renowned chefs and urban growers for a unique party to benefit the PHS City Harvest program. The event has been a sell-out each year, as hundreds of Philly-area foodies come to sample amazing, new seasonal dishes by the culinary and gardening teams. PHeaSt transforms the PHS Warehouse at the Navy Yard, home to recycled props from the Philadelphia Flower Show, into an industrial-chic party setting. Guests are invited to roam from table to table to enjoy the garden-fresh dishes, chat with the chefs, and get gardening tips from the growers. New this year, the “Fruits of the Vine” wine pull will include more than 100 bottles of wine donated by individuals and Fine Wine & Good Spirits. The bottles are valued between $20 and $300 each. For $20, guests may try their luck and select one bottle in a wine bag. Tickets are on sale now. General admission tickets are $150 (PHS members $135). VIP tickets are $300 (PHS members $275) and include early admission at 6:00 p.m., a private culinary demo, and a special gift; For information, visit PHSonline.org.

 

 

 

 

Celebrity Sightings:

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On September - 24 - 2014

FloridaMiami Heat’s newest player Danny Granger seems to have taken a liking to Khong River House on Miami Beach, dining there two nights in a row last week and then returning the following night for takeout.

Fat Joe kicked off the Hip-Hop Legend Seriesat Hyde Beach at SLS South Beach this past Saturday with a surprise performance for hotel guests and attendees. He performed his hit singles “What’s Luv” and “Make It Rain.”Other notable guests in attendance included Scottie and Larsa Pippen. Fat Joe was seen sipping Moet Nectar and mingling with the crowd.

On Sunday night, Jeffery Soffer, owner of the Fontainebleau was spotted with his beautiful wife, Elle Macpherson at Zuma. They arrived by boat, and enjoyed an early dinner with friends and family. Also spotted last week at Zuma’s sushi counter, culinary legends Chef Ferran Adria and Jose Andres enjoying a quick lunch.

Rapper FloRida celebrated his birthday at Cameo’s Lapdance Tuesday party, popping multiple bottles of champagne with a large group of friends. Taking a VIP table on the dancefloor, FloRida had a prime view of Cameo’s risqué pole dancers and appeared to love the view, and kept the party going until the lights came up at 5am. Also on hand was baller James Harden of The Houston Rockets and legions of female fans who crowded FloRida’s VIP table throughout the night.

 

 

Celebrity Sightings:

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On September - 4 - 2014

Kevin Hart at LIVKevin Hart was spotted at LIV on Sunday night.

Enrique Iglesias stopped by Splitsville Miami (www.splitsvillelanes.com) last week in the Shops at Sunset Place to meet and greet fans while also knocking down a few pins. The #BowlingwithEnrique event was put on by Power 96 and driven by Car2Go – lucky winners were chosen by visiting Splitsville and registering, on-air by Power 96 and by catching DJ Will Calder (@djwillcalder) in a Car2Go around Miami. Amazing Splitsville food, including filet sliders and fresh-made sushi, was paired with Monte Carlo vodka tastings, desserts from Postre Miami and plenty of Enrique Iglesias music to keep all of the lucky winners bowling strikes throughout the night!

Philly Socialholic: FringeArts Celebrates the Fifth Annual Audi FEASTIVAL!

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On September - 3 - 2014

feastivalFringeArts announces the fifth annual Audi FEASTIVAL will be held on Thursday, September 18. The 2014 Audi FEASTIVAL will expose the region’s most influential business leaders and tastemakers to FringeArts by uniting dynamic and cutting edge artistic performances with world-class restaurants. This year’s event will be held at Penn’s Landing, 1 North Delaware Avenue on the Delaware River waterfront between Market and Chestnut Streets from 7:00-10:00 p.m. More than eight hundred attendees are expected for what promises to be the cultural event of the year. Tickets are now on sale at www.phillyfeastival.com and are $250 for General Admission or $350 for a VIP ticket that allows early access at 6:00 PM as well as admission to the Audi VIP Lounge. Read the rest of this entry »

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