Category Archives: GAY PRIDE

DIFFA DINES……….after the show • NYC 2017

 

DIFFA…..Dining by Design…….on the pier in the Hudson River.  After the show…….donors can dine in one of the dozens of room settings.

It is a wonderful way to raise awareness of individuals impacted by HIV/AIDS.

The event raised over a million $$$.

 

 

 

 

 

DIFFA…..on the pier • NYC • 2017

 

Dozens of New York Designers create tabletops for the DIFFA show here in New York.  The $$$ raised is for support of the AIDS programs………helping victims with their financial needs……housing….meds………whatever they need.

 

 

This is the 2oth year that I have supported the foundation….it is such a good cause.

 

 

DIFFA…..Designing By design • nyc 2017

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.

NYC • Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

 

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.

 

WAR PAINT on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre

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”.

DIFFA • Dining by Design

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

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CLICK ON.……to view these creative table settings……where we gathered together with friends and enjoyed a culinary experience from famous chefs.

The NEW MUSEUM • Keepers • Gay Men in England

The Danish artist…………HENRIK OLESON did a survey piece in 2007 and calls it “SOME GAY-LESBIAN ARTISTS relevant to the Homo-Social Culture Born between c.1300-1870.”

Funky prints with a “queer eye.”

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These are just a few of the photos in this exhibition.