Tyson Beckford Honored in a Major Way

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was abuzz with celebrity talent this past Tuesday as Courvoisier kicked off their new campaign with a lavish, intimate party in the heart of NYC. The Exceptional Journey campaign honors talented recipients and their journeys to success. The honoree of the evening was the world’s first black male supermodel and actor, Tyson Beckford.

The night kicked off with hand-made cocktails and delicious snacks that circulated the room. With Chef Roble also being an honoree, as well as the host of the evening, the food and drinks were exquisite. Notables like Jenny McCarthy, Vashtie Kola, Naturel, and Melissa Gorga were all present and honored by the Courvoisier brand.

This Year's Anti-Gala is Making a Grand Entrance

In an effort to raise money for the Lowline’s advocody, development, and design, the Lowline is hosting its annual Anti-Gala benefit dinner on October 8th. An Anti-Gala is a rule-breaking event that inspires its guests to better themselves and help Lowline better the community. Hosted by Lena Dunham and Spike Jonze, this upscale event is sure to bring awareness as well as funds to the increasing, unique efforts of The Lowline.

ΜΛΤΤΕR + at Space Ibiza NYC Kicks off October 4th

The famous Space Ibiza nightclub is hosting the triumphant return of ΜΛΤΤΕR + nights in Hells Kitchen. Victor Calderone is setting the bar pretty high for other nightlife connoisseurs. He is bringing back his signature marathon DJ sets that helped him create his legendary brand to begin with. With over 20,000 feet of club space, the multi-level venue is more of an experience than a simple night out. Techno and house music will radiate throughout the massive nightclub so be prepared for an evening of dancing and constant movement.

Victor is 20 years in the game and his talent has progressed consistently. As he has worked with names like Madonna, Sting, and Beyonce, to attend the launch of ΜΛΤΤΕR + will put you in the presence of a legend. He has expanded his brand to Miami, LA, Ibiza, Bulgaria, and more.

ONLY IN NYC Seane Corn Leading Yoga
Wanderlust 108: Brooklyn's First Mindful Triathlon

On Saturday we had the honor and the privilege to join thousands of New Yorkers from far and wide in the country’s first mindful triathlon. The agenda for the day kicked off with a 5k run, followed by a group meditation with Elena Brower. and an inspirational (and rain enhanced!) yoga class led by international yoga teacher and social activist Seane Corn.

Wanderlust’s creators, Jeff Krasno and Sean Hoess, iterated that the goal of Wanderlust festivals is to increase public awareness of mindfulness. Incorporating nutrition, yoga, and meditation into everyday life and getting the word out to attract more constituents to a more mindful way of life is Wanderlust’s overarching mission.
Weekend Pick: 1st Annual Better Booze Festival at Center 548

Do you enjoy vegan and vegetarian food? Do you drink? If it's a yes for either, then the 1st Annual Better Booze Festival is for you! The Festival showcases a two-floor variety of all different kinds of alcohol. What makes the Festival unique is that all drinks and food are 100% vegan and vegetarian. No animal by-products in sight! On top of that, part of all proceeds go to Animal Aid USA.

So come to Center458 on Saturday, September 20th for drinks, food, charitable contribution, and fun!

What: 1st Annual Better Booze Festival at Center 548

When: Saturday, September 20th, 12am

Where: Center 548, 548 W 22nd St., New York, NY

Weekend Pick: Tommy Trash and Wax Motif at Pacha

Tommy Trash, the acclaimed, Grammy-nominated Australian DJ is teaming up with the fresh, critically-acclaimed Wax Motif to bring the party to New York City as part of their North American Tour. Tommy Trash is best known for his impressive remix of Deadmau5's song "The Veldt" and has just recently released his energetic 40th single, "Lord of the Trance". Meanwhile, Wax Motif's unique and captivating mixing style has been in high demand, with attention and support from the likes of A-Trak, Nicky Romero, and Steve Aioki.
On Saturday, September 20th, Tommy Trash and Wax Motif are bringing their sound to Pacha in New York City for a wild and unforgettable night.

Weekend Pick: Stromae at Terminal 5

Stromae (fyi, that’s “maestro” in reverse), the versatile, Belgian electropop-R&B sensation is stealing the stage Stateside. Most reconized for the anthem, Alors on Danse, on his debut album entitled Cheese, the young virtuoso hasn’t disappointed with Racine Carre, his follow-up sophomore album. Speckled with astute social commentary and witty wordplay, the artist’s lyrics are as catchy as the homemade compositions with which they are paired. Don’t be deterred if French isn’t your forte, music of this caliber surpasses any linguistic barriers.

What: Stromae at Terminal 5

When: Friday, September 20th, 8pm

Where: Terminal 5, 610 W 56th St., New York, NY

Weekend Pick: Jonathan Peters at Mach8

Come out and celebrate the launch of Mach8, a spanking-new West Village club, for its official opening weekend party. NYC-native DJ, Jonathan Peters, will start warming things up at 11pm with a signature soundtrack of dance-inducing deep house hits. It’s $20 to discover what this recent addition to the nightlife scene has in store. If you’re curious like us, your Friday night plans are all set!

What: Jonathan Peters at Mach8

When: Friday, September 19th, 11pm

Where: Mach8, 179 Macdougal St., New York, NY

MARQUEE NEW YORK: The Skrillex Takeover

New York City will never stop pushing boundaries. Amidst its bustling streets within its mere 468.9 geographic square miles, you’ll find the offices for the most prominent companies, renowned restaurants, and notorious nightclubs. It is verifiably the world’s headquarters, which makes it of paramount importance that the city always remain as the leading innovative visionary, keeping its citizens, as well as the world, on its toes.

When news first broke in early August that Skrillex would be playing Marquee New York for one night only, it was met with mixed reactions. While many die-hard fans of the GRAMMY nominated artist hustled and bustled with excitement, scrambling to their computers to purchase a ticket before the show’s inevitable sell-out, there were a few skeptics who questioned the idea, believing the venue to be an inappropriate choice due to size and atmosphere. While reasonable in their conflicted enthusiasm, this time, Skrillex proved the skeptics wrong, as his performance on September 4th at Marquee New York proved to be nothing short of tremendous.

Liberty Theater Presents Rony Seikaly

What was once a renowned Broadway theater in the heart of Manhattan has been converted into a premium nightclub for New York’s elite crowd. Staying true to its original form, the venue boasts artistic balconies and authentic details that give it a very unique and inviting look.

Saturday, September 20th, Rony Seikaly will be taking over the city with his impeccably blended sounds and remarkable talent. The retired basketball star is known for selling out venues as people cram to be a witness to his undeniable skill. After leaving the league, he developed his passion for music and began his career as a professional DJ. His wide spectrum of genres include house, deep house, tech house and techno. In 2012, he released two EPs, that were both hugely successful. His passion for music is emitted as spins for audiences across America. NY is lucky to host him as he has sold out venues in Ibiza, Atlantic City, and Miami.

Weekend Picks: Manufactured Superstars at Liberty Theater

Manufactured Superstars have found themselves with residencies at such notable clubs as XS Nightclub in Las Vegas and HQ Nightclub in Atlantic City, just to name a few. And when the duo isn’t playing at one of the hottest clubs in the worlds, they’re performing at a massive festival like EDC, Ultra, Nocturnal Wonderland--you name it.

On Saturday, September 13th, Manufactured Superstars will be bringing their signature NASA spacesuits and their energy infused sets over to Liberty Theater in New York City for an incredible and extravagant night fit for the former Broadway theater.

What: Manufactured Superstars at Liberty Theater

When: Saturday, September 13th, 10pm

Where: Liberty Theater, 233 W. 41st St., New York, NY