By Flo Anthony
Liza Minnelli has sold her legendary glam pad at the luxurious and fully-staffed Imperial House apartment complex on East 69th Street for $8,372,591. The Oscar/Golden Globe/Emmy/Tony/Grammy and Drama Desk Award-winner still plans to spend a lot of time in the Big Apple, but plans to move to the West Coast with family and friends.
The Public Theater announced a one-week extension for the New York premiere of Eclipsed, written by Danai Gurira, featuring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o in her New York stage debut. This powerful story of survival and resilence began previews at The Public Theater on Tuesday, September 29 and was originally scheduled to run through Sunday, November 8. It will now run an additional week through Sunday, November 15, with an official Opening on Wednesday, October 14.
To help owners always be guest-ready, Febreze, Thomas “Mr. Manners” Farley, @ToastMeetsWorld, and actress Rumer Willis, who is stepping into the lead role of Roxie Hart in “Chicago” on Broadway, are schooling them on the importance of proper #Petiquette when hosting friends and family; at the Febreze School of #Petiquette, supplies will be provided, as well as snacks and refreshments for dogs and humans alike.
Publisher/TV Host/Producer Katlean de Monchy took time out to strike a pose with reality starlet/Resident August cover girl Andi Dorfman at the NextPERT style x tech lounge, which celebrated the launch of New York Fashion Week Spring 2016. Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff, Cassandra Seidenfeld, and Randi Schatz co-hosted the fabulous evening, which was held in midtown Manhattan’s Studio 450 in the Penthouse. Guests enjoyed sweets, champagne, wine, specialty cocktails, and loads of swag in the over-stuffed goodie bags.
After celebrating the September 23 launch of her hit Fox TV show Empire at Carnegie Hall on West 57th Street with stars Mariah Carey and Courtney Love, Oscar- and Emmy-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson headed to exotic eatery Asia de Cuba where she hosted an intimate evening of good company in celebration of her 45th birthday.
Other A-listers wishing Taraji a Happy Birthday included her TV son, Jussie Smollett, and Mary J. Blige. Guests sipped on specially-created Ciroc cocktails and dined on delicacies like tunapica tartare and chicken chick arrozes.