Because You’re Swanky: Gatsby New Years Ball

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We are sharing some of the hottest NYE tickets in town with you, our lovely members. This one at Beauty & Essex sounds especially swanky! We secured $35 off this hot ticket for Women’s Mafia members and friends with code PROMO.

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From the organizers:

This New Year’s Eve: A night of class, elegance, beauty and DISCO.

On December 31st, we are re-modeling the downstairs of Beauty & Essex to remove all tables, build a stage and interactive visual screens. Headlining the event will be the internationally respected Razor-N-Tape which is soon leading the disco house scene w/ rotation from Disclosure and more.

With Great Gatsby decor, a 5-hour open bar, champagne toast and huge balloon drop with full sound and light production, this is unlike anything the space has seen before. This is going to be one of New York’s most promising events for those looking for class, amazing music and a beautiful atmosphere to bring in the New Year.

Ticket Link here

 

Four Awesome Gifts That Give Back – Ideal for anytime of the year!

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We all have those friends and loved ones – they march to the beat of their own drum, they have everything that they truly need and they value quality time over things – we LOVE them for all these qualities, but they sure are hard to shop for!

Here are some clever, healthy, thoughtful and totally unique gifts that give back to great causes, perfect for the most selfless and creative people in our lives.

For the Yogi You Love – AumHome Soulsprays give back to children’s charities in India and the US

SOULSPRAY by AumHome

Aum Home Soul & Space Spray

Reiki infused essential oils, colloidal silver and crystal tinctures are hand blended by professional yogi, Feng Shui expert and healer Nidhi Huba at her Woodstock Retreat. Ideal for fortifying and perfuming your aura as well as every room of your house.
$27 per bottle

$54 for custom sprays, blended with specific intentions and wishes in mind, receive 2 bottles one for home and one for altar.

Each glass bottle comes with crystals in it that can be reused with your own essential oils. A portion of proceeds from each bottle benefits children’s charities in India and the US. www.aumhome.com

 

For the Kid In All of Us – The FAPE Coloring Kit supports cultural diplomacy through art

FAPE Coloring Book Kit

The FAPE Coloring Book Kit is the perfect gift to stoke a child’s creativity and help them think big about Art, their abilities and the world. It’s also great for adults who are into the Meditating-By-Coloring trend – have you tried it?

F.A.P.E. Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies Coloring Book Cover

FAPE Coloring KitThe Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies’ Coloring Kit is a colorful collaboration between artists Donald Robertson and EunSun Lee of CMYK+WHITE, INC. Donald “Drawbertson” Robertson is the creative force behind Estée Lauder Company Brands and Creative Director of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. Many individuals may also recognize him for his colorful and whimsical illustrations commonly found on Instagram.
The $40 kit includes:

  • Coloring book complete with 16 images of FAPE’s Site-Specific Collection (including works of art by Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Louise Bourgeois and others)
  • Map and sticker set
  • 8 pack of Crayola Crayons
  • FAPE Site-Specific Catalogue

Proceeds from the kit go towards FAPE’s mission of cultural diplomacy through art!
For details and to order, please visit: www.fapeglobal.org/coloring-kit/.

 

 

For the Athletes and Weekend Warriors In Your Family – a great stocking stuffer, Perky Fruit Bodies supports organic farmers and also farming education for formerly homeless families in Florida

Perky Fruit Bodies

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A great stocking stuffer for all your healthy, active family members! This innovative, fun and delicious pocket-friendly snack, made of only pure, whole organic fruit and superfoods such as raw cacao and raw coconut, is an ideal snack for kids, parents, athletes and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages.

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Founded by raw food educator Gil Cohen and his teenage sons RJ and Tal, Perky Fruit Bodies roll ups include naturally occurring, fiber, protein, enzymes and micronutrients and are Paleo-friendly and low-glycemic, to provide sustainable energy for the mind and body. www.perkyfruitbodies.com

 

For Anyone With Skin – Beauty Buster Skincare is a super-premium, locally made all natural line with products for Men and Women. All products give back to charities benefitting U.S. Vets and Veterans Families.

Beauty Buster Skincare

Inline image 19Beauty Buster Skin Care is award-winning esthetician Lora Condon’s all-natural answer to raising the standards of skin care by using all active ingredients and no fillers. Beauty Buster Skincare will always donate 10% of proceeds to charities benefiting military families and soldiers serving overseas. Beauty Buster Skincare features only the most highly effective natural ingredients including meadowfoam oil for moisture and anti-aging benefits, pine essential oil for healing and anti-bacterial properties, rosewater for soothing hydration and more.

Celebrating “Strength In Beauty,” Beauty Buster Skincare chose inspirational women and men as celebrity faces of the new line including: Miss Kansas Theresa Vail – “America’s Choice” for Miss America and currently serving in the Armed Forces, Fitness Expert NikkiFitness, Author and former Marine Rachel Luna, and US Army SPC Justin Woods. www.thebeautybuster.com/shop/

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WONDERSHOW Premieres at The Muse August 21st – 23rd

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I’m very excited to share with you that the Patrick Terry produced spectacular WONDERSHOW is returning to NYC this August 21st – 23rd at The Muse, Bushwick’s newly renovated circus arts warehouse. Would you be interested in press tickets to Wondershow and sharing about this opportunity for amazement?

Called “Professional mindf*ckery by some of the most skilled performers in the business” this iteration of Wondershow includes the world famous Jon Stetson, the inspiration for TV’s The Mentalist, Master Lee (Late Night with Conan O’Brien), TJ Tana (Masters of Illusion), The Great Throwdini (Winner of The Merlin Award, 40 Guinness World Records, The Late Show with David Letterman) Ben Nemser (Hollywood’s Magic Castle), prima burlesque ballerina Aurora Black and more! Video Preview: https://vimeo.com/131560563.

WONDERSHOW PREMIERES FOR 3 NIGHTS AT THE MUSE IN BROOKLYN
Friday, Saturday and Sunday August 21st – 23rd, Doors Open at 7pm

WONDERSHOW returns to New York for a 3-night spectacle of mystery and mischief featuring a line up of today’s top magicians and variety artists. Praised by Time Out New York as “Professional Mindfuckery by the most skilled performers in the business, ” this new installment will showcase uproarious comedy from MASTER LEE (Late Night with Conan O’Brien) as well as jaw dropping magic from TJ TANA (Masters of Illusion), plus exquisite sleight of hand from BEN NEMZER (Hollywood’s Magic Castle) and Much More!

Presented exclusively at THE MUSE – Bushwick’s newly renovated circus arts warehouse – WONDERSHOW is an experience like no other and will highlight the best in underground talent as well as established professionals, like the evening’s headliner, JON STETSON: America’s Master Mentalist. As one of today’s most popular magicians, Jon has appeared on major networks and in major venues around the globe, not to mention private shows for The King of Sweden, The New England Patriots, and multiple Fortune 100 companies. His extensive television credits and thousands of live shows combined with a razor sharp style – and sense of humor – guarantee that you will never forget ‘The Stetson Experience.’

And as if that wasn’t enough, WONDERSHOW will also include a special performance from 25-time world record holder, THE GREAT THROWDINI, who has appeared on Good Morning America, ESPN, and The History Channel. A Grand Champion in the Impalement Arts, Throwdini will demonstrate the skills that made him one of the most elegant and terrifying entertainers in the world.

Like nothing you expect and everything you imagine, this concert of modern vaudeville will also feature glam soul songstress AUDRA ISADORA as WONDERSHOW’s Master of Ceremonies. Described by Vogue as “Your Future Musical Obsession,” she will provide a live soundtrack to the night’s spirit for all things astounding and confounding.

For reservations visit: themusebrooklyn.com
THE MUSE – 350 Moffat Street – Brooklyn, NY – 11237
(L Train to Wilson)

Tickets on Sale at:
https://wondershowbklyn.eventbrite.com

Website for the amazing venue:
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Jon Stetson

America’s Master Mentalist, Jon Stetson has been astounding audiences across the globe for over 25 years. One of today’s most popular touring magicians, Jon combines comedy, psychology, magic into an unforgettable blend of live entertainment and has recently performed for The New England Patriots, The King of Sweden and multiple Fortune 500 companies. Prepare your minds for The Stetson Experience!
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Audra Isadora
The self-described ‘petrie-dish love-child of Grace Jones, Billie Holliday and David Bowie,” Audra Isadora is a glam soul songstress unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. Praised by Vogue as “Your future musical obsession,” she will provide a live soundtrack for WONDERSHOW’s spirit for all things mysterious and mischievous.
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The Great Throwdini
With over 40 Guinness World records, The Great Throwdini is one of the most
elegant and terrifying performers you’ll ever see. Regarded as the greatest Knife thrower to have ever lived, he has appeared on America’s Got Talent and The Late Show with David Letterman. Additionally, he is also the recipient of Magic’s highest honor, The Merlin Award.
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Aurora Black
Known as “The Prima Ballerina of New York Burlesque,” Aurora Black is regularly featured at The Slipper Room, Duane Park, and Le Scandal Cabaret.

In addition to being a fan favorite at WONDERSHOW, she is also s a member and choreographer for Rachel Klein Dance Ensemble, and many other local dance companies. In 2014, she won the “Flash Dancer” Golden Pastie Award at the New York Burlesque Festival by having the fanciest footwork.
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Ben Nemzer
One of New York’s most popular performers, Ben Nemzer always delivers breath-taking magic with laugh-out-loud comedy. A long time favorite
at The Muse, Ben has performed thousands of shows everywhere from Manhattan to Morocco and all points in between. Recently, he wow’d
audiences at Hollywood’s famed Magic Castle and is a regular at the long running off-broadway show, Monday Night Magic.

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World famous magician, Theater, Television and Film producer Patrick Terry – the creator of Wondershow.
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Master Lee
Master Lee is one of New York’s most valuable comedy resources. In addition to appearances on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and Caroline’s Comedy Hour, he has also performed on Sesame Street and Showtime at the Apollo, all while touring the world with his unique brand of humor and martial arts mastery.
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TJ Tana
New York’s own TJ Tana is a rising star in the magic world and has recently been touring with the acclaimed stage show, Masters of Illusion. His skill and style have been mesmerizing sold out crowds for years, but he will be making his WONDERSHOW debut at The Muse, don’t miss it!

You Oughta Be In Pictures Event Recap: Celebrating 10 Years of The Women’s Mafia

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By Sylvie-Rose Cherwin

Monday July 27th marked the 10 year anniversary of the Women’s Mafia founded by Marcy Clark. Continuing tradition of their annual Red Party, the event was hosted at the Gansevoort Park and was an evening all about glamour, connection, and celebration, with this year’s theme being “You Oughta Be In Pictures” and the recommended dress being your Old Hollywood finest. Donations throughout the evening were raised for the charity Reach Within, which has sites in Grenada and St. Vincent that helps vulnerable children break the cycle of violence and develop social and emotional skills to succeed in life.

Photo by Frantz Norme of www.FrankWphotos.com

The event was co-hosted by The Men’s Collective and The Ladies’ Collective and partnered with The Wellness Lounge and Heart & Soul Magazine to create an evening of self-empowerment, community, beauty, wellness, and glamour. Monica Aparicio and the Wellness Lounge offered guests treatments, samples, and information about how to live a more healthy, happy, and wonderful life!

Anita Kopacz of Heart&Soul Magazine, Marcy Clark of Women's Mafia, Monica Aparicio of The Wellness Lounge
Darnell Edmonds of Cordially Brooklyn Shrub, Anita Kopacz of Heart&Soul magazine, Mary Clark, Tanya Wright of Orange Is The New Black (Photo by Natsuko Matsumura)
Livia Brode sitting for a soul reading with Vanessa Codorniu (Photo by Natsuko Matsumura)
Photo by Natsuko Matsumura

The peerless James Corbett Studio gave women beautiful elegant old-hollywood hairstyles and makeup before getting their photos taken by photographer Becky Yee of Vintage Vanga Photo Studio. Becky once again, assembled a fabulous on-site photo booth with props including feathers, fans, and flowers.

James Corbett Studio stylist in action at the event (Photo by Natsuko Matsumura)
Photo by Natsuko Matsumura
Becky Yee of Vintage Vanga Photography creating the ultimate Old Hollywood photo experience for Hadiiya Barbel (Photo by Natsuko Matsumura)
Photo by Natsuko Matsumura

We were so lucky to have “Orange Is The New Black” actress Tanya Wright attend and sign her new book “I Found God In My Hair” and say a few words about the evening. Tanya has also started her own great natural haircare line called Hairiette for women with naturally textured hair.

Photo by Natsuko Matsumura

Performer Cassandra Nemzer sang a beautiful cover of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” accompanied by a magic trick, making the evening wonderfully enchanting and magical.

Ben Nemser and Cassandra Nemser, Photo by Natsuko Matsumura

Health Entrepreneur and Gift Bag Sponsor of Perky Fruit Bodies Gil Cohen

Guests enjoyed samples of four delicious types of Jack Daniel’s Whiskey as well as other beverages provided by Cordially Brooklyn Handcrafted Shrubs.

Cordially Brooklyn Shrubs founders Darnell Edmonds and Roshan Shah Photo by Frantz Norme of www.FrankWphotos.com
Photo by Frantz Norme of www.FrankWphotos.com

We want to thank all the amazing people who came out to celebrate and support the Women’s Mafia! We look forward to seeing everyone again next year for another amazing celebration!

Photo by Frantz Norme of www.FrankWphotos.com
Marcy with the lovely event Photographer Natsuko Matsumura
Marcy Clark with Reach Within Founder Karen Lawson (Photo by Frantz Norme of FrankWphotos.com)
DJ Sameer rocking the party (Photo by Natsuko Matsumura)

Product Review: Beespa Hand & Foot Cream is the Ultimate Sandal Savior

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By Sylvie-Rose Cherwin

Today I was lucky enough to sample and review the very healing, soothing, and all natural Beespa Ultra Healing Hand & Foot Cream. As we all know, summer is the perfect time for sandals which means you can’t avoid people seeing your feet. Beespa products can help repair your dry and cracked skin from the cold weather and leave your feet feeling fabulous and ready to flaunt in your trendy summer footwear.

When I first looked at it, the first thing that caught my eye was the packaging; it comes in a small glass jar with a clean, simple, and appealing label. The natural ingredients such as beeswax and essential oils give off a delicate scent that leave your skin feeling soft and protected rather than oily and greasy in this hot, sweaty, and sticky weather. It is wonderfully remedial on your feet after a long hot summer day of walking around the busy and bustling streets of Manhattan in sandals.

$29.99 at www.beespa.com

Stop Traffic – How You Can Use Your Workout to Cultivate Radiance

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By Londin Angel Winters

Imagine if you could begin using your workout to train your body to become so radiant, you stop traffic on the way out.

This is not only do-able, it makes working out a lot more interesting. You may find you cannot wait to strap on those tennies and get moving.

We do not need to lose a pound or tighten a thing to step into Radiance. It is the act of emitting light. Imagine someone’s face who is smiling brightly. They are literally beaming light. We can shine anytime we choose, and the more we train for it, the better we get at it.

Whether we are aware of it or not, many of us already do all sorts of things to augment Radiance. Think bedazzled, bling and glitter. It’s all designed to bring more light energy to the body. But, it’s not the only way can do this.

It’s one thing to wear that sparkly dress, it’s another thing to become it.

We can emit Radiance from the inside out. However, sometimes it’s not so easy to find our light. Sitting for hours at work, stress and fatigue do a number on our shine. That’s why our exercise routine is the perfect place to get it back.

During exercise, we generate heat and get energy flowing. When you combine your workout with the 5-step process outlined here, you can become a master of Radiance.

5 Steps to Cultivating Radiance During Your Workouts:

1.     Set a Specific Intention

Before your workout begins, set your intention. What quality do you want to embody? Do you want to sparkle like diamonds or be explosive like fireworks? Do you want to glimmer like the surface of the ocean at sunrise or do you want to simmer like Jessica Rabbit? Be very specific and bring that intention to every movement you make.

2.             Practice Emitting Light

After each work period, feel the intensity you’ve generated and imagine pouring it from your heart onto the person you love most in the world. Where attention goes, energy follows. Therefore, you may be surprised how your loved ones will feel you doing this and respond. If in the beginning it feels like you are making it up, stay with it. Once you see the impact it has on the people, you will know it’s real.

3.             Get Your Flow On

During your workout, get everything in your body moving. Use the time to release stuck energy. Radiance is about Flow, so we want to bring as much Flow as possible. Rather than only focusing one body part, get every part of you moving: upper body, lower body and everything in between.

4.             Embodiment

Embodiment is the act of running a certain energy through your body. We see actors do this all the time as they transform themselves into a role. Be deliberate in how you walk, talk and move about your workout. Pretend you were an actress and your job was to show someone what pure Radiance looks like in the way you carry your body.

5.             Create Your On/Off Switch

Once you become really good at this, you may quickly realize why you don’t already do this all of the time. Stopping traffic can be overrated when it comes with whistles, cat calls and pesky admirers interrupting your workout. Therefore, Step #5 is to master the art of modulating your Radiance. In the same way you dialed it up, you dial it right back down. This way, you are at choice. If being invisible is to your advantage, you do that. If being shiny is to your advantage, you do that. Radiance becomes a skill you can turn on and off as you choose.

With these exercises, you build the foundation of Radiance in your “muscle memory.” In this way, you will naturally carry more Radiance in your life. Ideally, you become so good at embodying Radiance that you can access it at will, such as the moment when Mr. Right walks in the room and you want to be the brightest thing in his view.

For more insights from Londin Angel Winters visit her website and check out her new book “Loving Your Weight Off” at Amazon and other fine retailers.

The Seed 2015: 4th Annual Plant Based Lifestyle Festival

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Dearest Mafiosos and Mafiosas,

We are beyond thrilled to share with you about The Seed Experience 2015 – we love promoting healthy, delicious foods that are great for you and the planet and so we are pleased to announce that we have secured 50% off for Women’s Mafia members and friends with code Proseed50.

The Premiere Plant-Based Lifestyle Festival In New York Returns With Award Winning Chefs, Renowned Authors, Famous Filmmakers and Vegan Lifestyle Pioneers

June 20th and 21st 10am to 6pm
Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble St. Brooklyn, NY 11222

The Seed Experience 2015 is a two-day festival that focuses on living a healthy, compassionate, and eco-friendly lifestyle. This June the 2015 festival includes over 100 best-in-class exhibitors, including local merchants featuring, sampling, and selling plant-based foods and environmentally friendly products and services. With the number of Vegans in the U.S. more than doubling since 2009, and over 100 million people in the U.S. consciously choosing to eat more plant-based foods, even though they are not vegan or vegetarian, excitement over this year’s The Seed Experience is at an all time high.

The Seed Experience 2015 will present world-renowned speakers including Joe Cross of the “Fat Sick and Nearly Dead” documentaries, doctors and nutritionists such as Dr. Robert Ostfeld, Founder and Director of Montefiore Einstein Cardiac Wellness Program, inspirational champion athletes such as Vegan Ultraman Rich Roll, and animal rights champions such as Kathy Stevens of Catskill Animal Sanctuary and Jenny Brown of the Woodstock Animal Sanctuary. They will be holding workshops to introduce audiences to a plant-based and vegan lifestyle and answer questions.

Attendees can look forward to exploring, sampling, and shopping the vast market of delicious plant-based foods, viewing award winning films, and witnessing cooking demonstrations. Highlights include:

  • Exclusive pre-premiere screening with “The China Study” author Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s documentary “PlantPure Nation” followed by a live video conference with his son Nelson Campbell, the Executive Producer, Director and Co-Writer of the film.
  • Ten cooking demonstrations by renowned chefs such as Daphne Cheng, Maria Marlowe, Fran Costigain, and Jay Astafa.
  • Opportunity to experience the cooking of Adam Sobel, owner of The Cinnamon Snail Food Truck, the country’s first organic vegan food truck, a celebrated, award winning all-vegan food truck. Four time Vendy Awards winner. Voted by Yelp! 2014 #1 place to eat in NYC, and #4 in the entire USA.

And presentations by:

  • Dr. Robert Ostfeld, Founder & Director of Montefiore Einstein Cardiac Wellness Program
  • Rich Roll, accomplished vegan ultra-endurance athlete and former entertainment attorney turned full-time wellness & plant-based nutrition advocate and motivational speaker. Top finisher at the Ultraman World Championships and best-selling author.
  • Tim VanOrden, “U.S. Master Runner of the Year”, coach and presenter in the fields of motivation, nutrition and athletic performances.
  • Captain Paul Watson, Founder of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Co-founding Director of Greenpeace Foundation
  • Simone Reyes, Animal Rights Activist, Reality Star, Right Hand to mogul Russell Simmons

The Expo will be held the weekend of June 20 and 21st, 2015 from the hours of 10am – 6pm at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Brooklyn, New York. The expected amount of attendees is 5,000+. Ticket prices are $30 per day and $50 for the weekend pass. Included is an exclusive offer for a 30 day free membership to Food Matters TV (www.FMTV.com) value $7.95. FMTV provides hundreds of documentaries, expert interviews, and recipe videos. Attendees can also receive $25 off a first UBER ride, or $20 off a first uberPOOL ride.

The Seed, founded in 2012, creates lifestyle events that empowers and introduces attendees to a plant-based, cruelty-free and eco-friendly living. Taking a positive and modern approach, The Seed works directly with many small local businesses and large multi-nationals, and influencer and trendsetters introducing them and their products and services to individuals who want to live an active, conscious and healthy lifestyle. The Seed is also a firm believer in giving back, therefore, a portion of the profits are donated to various charities. This year The Seed is projected that over 28,000 attendees at its events. Follow The Seed on Twitter @TheSeedExp and Instagram and visit the main website www.theseed.nyc to read about all their events.

Marcy Speaking at PITCH: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About PR But Were Too Afraid To Ask

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Hi Darlings! I’m speaking on a panel about PR.

You’re Invited

Tuesday, June 16 at 9:30 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday, June 16 for our next Pitch! Women’s Networking event. We are hosting a breakfast meeting starting promptly at 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at 175 Varick Street on the 3rd Floor in Conference Room C. Please note this is a new room.

This Month’s Topic: Public Relations Questions and Answers
Ask everything you ever wanted to know about PR with Marcy Clark from Marcy Clark PR. Moderated by Rebecca Shine of NY Shine, Marcy will share insights on tackling public relations in today’s ever-changing media landscape.

We request a $15 reservation fee to help cover expenses and to ensure proper space accommodations. Due to limited seating, please reserve your space now at http://www.rocketandwalker.com/pitch-meeting/.

To enter the building, please use the side WeWork entrance on Charlton between Varick and Hudson. Once inside, go up the steps to see the receptionist. We will be in Conference Room 3C. If you have trouble, please call Lisa Josephsen at 917.414.5480.

Please bring business cards to share with 15 people.

Cool New App for Actors, Models & Musicians: Check out the SURT Mobile Audition App

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Amongst the nearly 93 billion, free, mobile applications available worldwide, SURT, is a one-of-a-kind app that connects performing artists across a plethora of industries directly to opportunities within the entertainment industry. And it let’s these artists connect with decision makers with private, virtual auditions.

Currently, the SURT app offers a dynamic forum for performance artists in the categories of vocalists, rap artists, instrumentalists, singer/songwriters, dancers, actors, comedians and models, SURT provides a unique approach for talent and talent management professionals to connect and audition “virtually”.

Have you ever have the experience of trying to hold a business meeting or audition over Skype or Google Hangout and the call keeps dropping or one party’s connection is very fuzzy? SURT assures me that they have a US patent pending streaming technology that produces videos with the same quality across a variety of standard mobile operating systems, which makes any video audition uploaded to SURT accessible to all smartphone users!

Aspiring artists who upload auditions to the SURT mobile, audition application can also create and manage a free profile within their video uploads for review by both the public and entertainment management entities; have their talent profiles and uploads link to personal social media pages and participate in a professional, sharing space where they are able to receive feedback and tips on their performances from their peers, the public and seasoned audition hosts.

SURT has recently been a featured application on the homepage of Google Play and is also available for download on iTunes. Interested host entities can sign up to create an audition at https://www.surt.co/ and are eligible for a free 30 day trial until the end of 2015.

Shopping Just Got Fun Again – Meet The WantList, like Tinder for Shopping, but waaay better than Tinder!

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Have you ever felt like all the “hard work” you put in browsing through endless garment options on your phone was wasted when you went home and had to search all over again on your laptop? (#FirstWorldProblems)

The WantList, just launched by trendy UK-based fashion discovery engine Styloko, is the first App to combine Dating-App inspired game play, true Visual Search technology, and an especially helpful “Luxe or Less” function. It works seamlessly across all iOS devices – even the Apple Watch! – and laptops & desktops, so that shopping can be as time-saving, money-saving and FUN as possible. (See exclusive video!)

With intuitive matchmaking technology that will make all your dating apps jealous, The WantList actually learns what colors, cuts, sizes, patterns and brands you like through it’s game-changing visual search capabilities. When you “swipe right” on a coveted garment the App can show you a plethora of “Luxe or Less” options, while learning even more about what fashion choices truly turn you on. The App also lets you know when a “WantList” item goes on sale!

Another really exciting aspect of The WantList App is that is allows you to ‘pick up where you left off’ on your shopping journey across all your iOS devices – meaning that if you start swiping right on your iPhone in the morning at a coffee shop, and continue on your Apple Watch at lunch, you can come back to your discoveries later that night on your laptop. We all know how hard it can be to find the perfect dress for an event, or the exact pair of jeans in your perfect wash and fit, and this helps to make sure you don’t lose your mobile style finds.

With a few quick swipes left or right the app begins to analyze your tastes and preferences and immediately personalizes your experience. The WantList features a “See Visually Similar” option with super cutting-edge visual search technology to help customers find similar designs. With one tap on the ingenious Luxe or Less feature, the app shows both higher and lower priced alternatives. As one person’s luxe is another person’s less, the automated process puts the user in control.

The app is free and will be available from 4th June 2015 worldwide for the iPad, iPhone and Apple Watch. Android will follow Summer 2015.