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Over 900,000 Muscovites had their own night at the museum as Russia kicked off its “Museum Night” on May 19. Museums and galleries opened extra late and held special events and exhibits during the night for Moscow locals and tourists.
In Japan’s native religion Shinto, people share the world with spirits that inhabit humans and animals along with inanimate objects such as rocks and lakes. The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens will open explores these spirits in “Ghosts, Goblins and Gods: The Supernatural in Japanese Art,” which opens Tuesday, May 22.
“The Bambino” still breaks records even after his death more than 60 years ago. George Herman “Babe” Ruth’s first ever New York Yankees jersey was auctioned off for $4,415,658, the highest price ever for a piece of sports memorabilia.
After four Tony Awards, an Oscar, a special “Legends” Grammy, two Golden Globes and an Emmy, it’s safe to say Liza Minnelli is a top-tier superstar. On June 4th, the 30th Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards will honor Minnelli with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Still nursing that Kentucky Derby hangover? Rebound! Because this Saturday, May 19, is the 137th Preakness in Baltimore and New York’s Siro’s of Manhattan is hosting its first annual “Preakness Stakes Race Party.”
20,000 Guinness’s under the sea just became a reality. Guinness partnered with London based architectural firm, Jump Practice to create the interior for a submarine, which looks like a bubbly futuristic space pod stocked with pints of the Irish stout-a sauced seafarer’s heaven.
In celebration of Queen Elizabeth’s jubilee, the London hotel, which is famed for housing Kate Middleton before she became a dutchess, announced it will serve a royal cocktail at $192.74 a pop.
“Flying Point Beach: Photographs by John Jonas Gruen and The Artwork of The New York School,” will showcase the photographer famed for his portraits of poets, writers, artists and actors in the Hamptons during the late ‘50s and early ‘60s. Playing host is (Art) Amalgamated and Gruen’s works will be on display from May 17 to June 9 2012.
The beloved Gramercy Terrace-a bohemian rooftop bar and dining room with stunning views of Manhattan-will reopen on May 18, after 8 weeks of renovation. Taking nods from the past, the terrace is a nostalgic ode to the rooftop gardens during the turn-of-the-century New York.
Michael Capponi, hospitality entrepreneur and philanthropist, threw a carnaval themed birthday party fundraiser benefiting his charity, which helps the earthquake victims in Haiti, on Friday, May 4.