When: Thursday, Amril 6th, 7 PM
Where: the Palm Restaurant, 250 will. 50th St. (between Bdwy and Eighth Ave.)
No tickets or minimum required.
A packed house guarantees a job at the entire chain. … [Continue reading...]
Miss Leah Lane, daughter of Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley, of New York, will make her debut at The 60th International Debutante Ball on Monday, December 29th, in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Leah Lane is an actor and writer in New York City. She is currently a junior at the Horace Mann School and has taken advantage of the many opportunities that living in New York City has to offer. Leah was introduced to charity work at an early age, accompanying her parents to different events. Her book, "This Never Happens in the City", a children's pre-school book about a young girl who lives in the city and summers in the country, was published in 2004. All proceeds benefit the Child Development Center of the Hamptons (CDCH), a school for children with learning … [Continue reading...]
Archduchess Isabella Maria Luisa von Habsburg-Lothringen, daughter of Archduke Geza and Archduchess Elizabeth von Habsburg-Lothringen of Austria, will make her debut at The 60th International Debutante Ball on Monday, December 29th, 2014, in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Isabella is a student at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. As a high school student at the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, Connecticut, she was the Senior Editor and Executive Director for the Broadcast Journalism Course and received many journalism awards including Finalist at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth in Seattle, Washington, in 2013 for I Love You Bear. She also created four public service announcements, and two documentaries: Natural … [Continue reading...]
Miss Fanny Tang, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Weixing Tang will make her debut at The 60th International Debutante Ball on Monday, December 29th, 2014, in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Fanny attends the University of Lausanne’s Faculty of Biology and Medicine in Switzerland. She plays the piano, and loves music, writing, art and sports.
Miss Fanny Tang’s father, Weixing Tang, is the President of the China Sales Group LTD. Her mother, Honglin Zhang, is the President of CAASC Europe.
For her debut, Miss Fanny Tang has chose to wear a strapless gown designed by Guo Pei, one of the most renowned designers in China. The dress features gold accents, including golden flowers embellished with Swarovski crystals.
The International Debutante Ball, founded in 1954, … [Continue reading...]
Miss Isabella Tang, daughter of Mr. Nai Pan and Sheena Lam of Hong Kong, China, will make her debut at The 60th International Debutante Ball on Monday, December 29th, 2014, in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Isabella is a student at the University of California in Los Angeles, California. Her father, Mr. Nai Pan Tang, is a banker with Chong Hing Bank in Hong Kong. Her mother, Mrs. Sheena Lam, is a banker with Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong.
The International Debutante Ball, founded in 1954, is considered one of the most prestigious debutante presentations. Young women of distinction from all over the country and around the globe are brought together at the ball and the surrounding parties with daughters of Diplomats, titled Europeans, Ambassadors, Governors and … [Continue reading...]
Voices of a Thousand Years
Transcendent Buddhist Chant
North American Premiere of "Life in an Autumn"
by Composer Ushio Torikai
Thursday March 6, 2014
7:30pm at St. Bartholomew's Church
Japan Society, in conjunction with the Mid-Manhattan Performing Arts Foundation, is proud to present the North American debut of Shomyo no Kai - Voices of a Thousand Years on March 6 at St. Bartholomew's Church in midtown Manhattan.
The ritual choral chanting of Japanese Buddhist scripture known as shomyo boasts a history of over 1300 years, placing it alongside Gregorian chant as among the world's oldest continually performed musical forms. Shomyo (literally meaning "voice clarity") is believed to have originated in India before … [Continue reading...]
FROM AWESOME STARTUPS TO ARMED STANDOFFS… SILICON VALLEY IS THE NEW WILD WEST IN AN INDUSTRY INSIDER’S SATIRICAL PAGE-TURNER OF A DEBUT NOVEL
The words “Silicon Valley” usually evoke images of shiny new devices unveiled at blockbuster product launches, geniuses performing coding miracles in futuristic office campuses, and blockbuster IPOs creating the world’s biggest fortunes.
They usually don’t evoke images of misfits, malefactors and ordinary schlubs turned into accidental felons…
But the same way Tom Wolfe unveiled the seamy underbelly of Manhattan high finance in The Bonfire of the Vanities, tech insider Ken Goldstein holds nothing back in his debut novel THIS IS RAGE (The Story Plant, on sale October 8, 2013, $15.95, 978-1611880717). Goldstein has enjoyed a long and … [Continue reading...]