DINING DESIGNS presented by DIFFA…….on the pier, NYC. The design industry raising funds to help victims of AIDS and those who are HIV positive.
Designed by “2 Michaels”……the Beacon Hill Table is based on the textiles in their collection.”Japonisme”.
Table decor by New York Times “T” magazine.
Jamie Drake designed this for Benjamin Moore….to raise awareness about AIDS.
Matisse inspired……Carlos Mota designed this dining room for Architectural Digest .
Charles Harper’s illustrations for DESIGNTEX.
INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE……Ali Taylor used a “pop art style” inspired by the target paintings of Jasper Johns.
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Parade goers and protestors and LGBT groups lined the parade route on Fifth Avenue. This year GAYS were allowed to march…………but there were plenty of Christians and Catholics holding up their signs in protest.
FILE- In this March 17, 2015 file photo, protesters hold signs protesting the exclusion of LGBT groups during the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York. A year after a limited easing of the parade’s prohibition on gay groups, organizers now have opened the lineup more broadly to include activists who protested the ban for years. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Parade goers watch as matching bands make their way up 5th Avenue during the 252th New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 16, 2013. AFP PHOTO/TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Protestors demonstrate advocating for the inclusion of gay marchers in the 254th New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade as parade marchers make their way up 5th Avenue in the Manhattan Borough of New York, March 17, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Tagged Erin go Bragh, Gays, Leprechauns, Luck of the Irish, New York City, Saint patrick's Day Parade, Wearing of the GREEN
All of the proceeds from HOUSING WORKS THRIFT STORE.……….goes to victims of AIDS……….paying for their meds……rent…….and the many other things they require to survive.
It is a very worthy cause…………Don and I shop here every week.
Posted in ART, Fashion, Flea Markets, GAY, NEW YORK CITY, New York City adventures, NEW YORKERS, SHOPPING, STREET PHOTOGRAPHY, Thrifts
Tagged Antiques, Fine China, Flea Market Finds, Housing Works Thrift Store, Jewelry, Upper West Side
The theatre only has 1200 seats…………so it was a rush to get everyone outside into the theatre on time……lots of elderly ladies with walkers.
The NEDERLANDER THEATRE
The THEATRE CURTAIN………..generating excitement even before it rises.
Staring………PATTI LUPONE and CHRISTINE EBERSOLE
TIME: 1935-1964 LOCATION : New York City
THE PLOT: The battle between the cosmetic queens…….Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden.
Set design by David Korins Design
Our dear friend Erik Liberman plays the parts of several characters…………including the “gay sailor”.
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Tagged Broadway, Christine Ebersole, Elizabeth Arden, Erik Liberman, HELENA RUBENSTEIN, New York City, Patti Lupone, The Nederlander Theatre, WAR PAINT
When New Yorkers hit the streets……they are on their own runway. Here are 25 looks……….during FASHION WEEK 2017
CLICK to see 24 more costumes.
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Tagged FASHION WEEK FEB 2017, New York Fashion Week, New Yorkers
New Yorkers love to dress up………..and January is the month to get out your furs…….and have fun.
CLICK ON the cute doggie………….
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Tagged Fashion in NYC, Fashionistas, Fur Coats, New York City, Winter Fashion
DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS……….in support of its mission to raise funds for HIV/AIDS prevention……raising nearly $ 1million for grants.
For more information visit: http://diffa.org
CLICK ON.……to view these creative table settings……where we gathered together with friends and enjoyed a culinary experience from famous chefs.
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Tagged Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids, Designer Table Settings, DIFFA, Dining by Design, Fighting HIV/AIDS