Our Weekly Party Picks
Le Baron Concert Series Launch, Jay-Z at Carnegie Hall, The Fashion 2.0 Awards, The Fashion Week party, and more!


Le Baron "Encore!" Concert Series Launch 

When      Mon, February 6,11pm - 4am
Where:    Le Baron

The newly opened hotspot by Andre Saraiva, Le Baron, is launching a concert series called, "Encore!" Kicking off with a show by HeartsRevolution. The evening is sponsored by Absolut and Spin magazine. We recommend getting there early --this is probably the the toughest door in NYC right now.



Jay-Z at Carnegie Hall for United Way of NYC and the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation

When:      Tue, February 7,9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Where:     Carnegie Hall

Disclaimer: this party requires some very, um, expensive tickets. But if you're a Jay-Z fan with 99 problems, but money isn't one, this two night celebration is where you want to be. This concert, both Monday and Tuesday night, benefits the United Way of New York City and the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation. The cause raises millions of dollars to increase graduation rates in under privileged New York City schools while helping make college a reality for low-income students across all five boroughs. Get tickets here.



The Fashion 2.0 Awards 

When      Wed, February 8, 8pm
Where     SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, New York, NY (map)

Here's a chance to attend a real fashion awards show. The Fashion 2.0 Awards honors fashion brands in the online community for their innovation using internet media and social media networks. The evening will be hosted by celeb stylist and TV personality, Robert Verdi.  We hear the first Fashion 2.0 Visionary Award will be presented to Gilt Groupe Founders Alexis Maybank and Alexandra Wilkis Wilson! The perfect way to kickoff New York fashion week. Get your ticket here.



Pop-Up Art Event Celebrating Beauty Art Fashion

When:      Thu, February 9, 7pm - 10pm
Where:     Lazzoni, 154 W. 18th St.
Join celeb makeup artists D'angelo Thompson and Juliet Silva Yee for their pop-up art event, that melds art, beauty, and fashion together for one extraordinary show. The evening will be hosted by "The Queen of NYC," Darian Darling. Enjoy complimentary beverages and a raffle benefiting the non-profit photography program, NYC SALT. The showcase will feature art from New York City-based artists: Ronald Cadiz, Keena Gonzalez, Veronica Ibarra, Emmett McCarthy, Wesley Nault, Gina Schiappacasse and Elizabeth Young. RSVP here.



47th Petroushka Ball

When:     Fri, February 10, 8pm-2am
Where:     Waldorf Astoria

Come out for the 47th annual Petroushka Ball at the Waldorf Astoria Grand Ballroom.  This black tie evening will include dinner, drinks, and dancing to benefit disadvantaged children in Russia by providing medical care, education, and other vital programs to orphanages. Dinner Tickets: starting at $350 per ticket, Dance Tickets: $150, buy tickets online or contact 212-473-6263 or email main@rcws.org.



The Fashion Week Party

When:      Sat, February 11,10pm
Where:     Empire Hotel Rooftop
Lincoln Center and Royale Marketing cordially invites you to the Fashion Week Party at the Empire Hotel rooftop. Join fashionistas, models, and designers to celebrate NYFW with a complimentary champagne open bar from 9-10pm. Get tickets here.



For the Love of Chocolate

When:      Sun, February 12, 5pm-8pm
Where:     Hudson Terrace
The best way to wind down after a long week of partying is with chocolate, of course. iAdventure’s Chocolate will host a wine, beer and chocolate tasting on February 11th and 12th from 12-3pm and 5-8pm. Enjoy truffles, caramel, and pretty much every type of delectable chocolate while sipping wine and listening to jazz. Each tasting is $2 and includes 2oz samples of wine, beer, and chocolate fountain dips. Get your ticket here.