It’s A Party: Wendy Williams, Brie Larson, Katy Perry…

Resident Magazine Celebrate Wendy Williams

Who: Resident Magazine, Wendy Williams, Michael Travin, Melissa Kassis, Hillary Latos, Don Lemon, Kim Alexis, Ramona Singer, and Dorinda Medley.

What: Resident Magazine’s Publisher Michael Travin, Associate Publisher Melissa Kassis, and Editor-In-Chief Hillary Latos hosted a party to celebrate Wendy Williams, on the cover of Resident Magazine’s April 2017 issue. The invitation-only event was held at the newly opened Lovage Rooftop in midtown Manhattan.


Resident Magazine offers its readers engaging profiles about people of influence, fashion, art and trends with distribution in Manhattan, the Hamptons, and South Florida. Lovage Rooftop presented guests a beautiful backdrop with stunning views of the Manhattan skyline, while they were enjoying Cocktails & Hors d’Oeuvres. The event was sponsored by plush, premier dental practice Central Park South Dental, and fine jewelry brand Plukka.

When: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Where: Lovage Rooftop

Photos: Andrew Werner Photography

Armie Hammer and Brie Larson Celebrate Premiere of FREE FIRE

Who: Armie Hammer, Brie Larson, Ben Wheatley, Sharlto Copley, Sam Riley, Enzo Cilenti, and Christopher Meloni.

What: Armie Hammer and Brie Larson celebrated the premiere of their new film FREE FIRE in Hollywood, with an exclusive after-party at NeueHouse presented by Casa Noble Tequila. The tequila brand served up specialty cocktails at the party. Free Fire is in theaters Friday, April 21.

When: Thursday, April 13, 2017

Where: NeueHouse LA

Photos: Michael Kovac/WireImage

FUNBOY Floats

Who: FUNBOY

What: FUNBOY is a California-based luxury pool float brand that is spotted at the hottest festivals and parties. Singer Katy Perry, Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio, and Actress Shay Mitchell partied with FUNBOY’s Seahorse and Festival Flamingo Pool Floats during Coachella weekend.

Mia Moretti, Stacey Bendet and Deanna Berkeley were also spotted with FUNBOY’s Lips Pool Floats at the Alice + Olivia By Stacey Bendet “Eyewear Is Art” Launch.

When: Coachella Weekend // Wednesday, April 12

Where: California

“The HeLa Project” Private Reception

George Wolfe, Kadir Nelson, Lucinda Martinez, Jazmine Sullivan, Jackie Gagne and Lewis Long

Who: HBO and The HeLa Project

What: HBO officially launched “The HeLa Project,” a culturally-grounded, multi-media exhibition inspired by the highly anticipated HBO film, THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne. Directed by George C. Wolfe, the film is based on Rebecca Skloot’s critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller of the same name.  In attendance for the opening night were two-time Caldecott Honor Award-winning artist Kadir Nelson and Harlem-based artist Lewis Long who both had original works on exhibit. Also in attendance were Grammy nominated artist Jazmine Sullivan who recorded a moving rendition of “Motherless Children Have a Hard Time” for the film and exhibit and Saul Williams who wrote an original poem. The room was filled with artists, creatives, and influencers who were engulfed in an interactive, educational, and engaging experience.

When: Thursday, April 6.

Where: 465 West Broadway

AT&T & Tribeca Luncheon for Untold Stories Program

Who: Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, Anthony Mackie, Lee Daniels, Jeffrey Wright, Andre Holland, Emily Mortimer, Jussie Smollett, and La La Anthony

What: AT&T and Tribeca celebrated the launch of their new film initiative, AT&T Presents: Untold Stories: An Inclusive Film Program in Collaboration with Tribeca. The luncheon was held to honor inclusivity in filmmaking and spotlight the five emerging filmmakers selected for the program. Faraday Okoro was announced as the first ever recipient of the $1 million dollars in funding to create his film, along with mentorship from seasoned industry professionals and guaranteed distribution from AT&T, including DIRECTV NOW.

When: Tuesday, April 18

Where: Thalassa in New York City

Photos: Rob Kim, Getty Images