NYC Life: Women Power, Oscars, Books and Orchids
March is Women’s Month and there are lots of events celebrating US all around the city this month. We have a special invite for Tomatoes. It’s Oscar weekend and five powerful women are up for best actress – vote in our poll and tell us your favorite. We have the scoop on where to watch the Oscars, and other happenings around town, like the Rare Book Fair. Plus we have two exciting 3T spring events – Tomatoes Got Talent and our Renewal Summit.
March 4. Oscar Party with a View
Our Oscar viewing party will find us in our PJs, with a glass of wine viewing the event from our bed. But, if you do want to go out and experience a “live event” that also has a great view, head to 230 Fifth Avenue. Tickets are just $35 an include an open bar and an Hors d’oeuvres Station. Get the details.
POLL: Who Will Win Best Actress?
What a great group of actresses who have been nominated this year. Will Meryl win again? Much as we love her, we’re rooting for Francis McDormand. Take the poll.
March 3 – April 22. The Orchid Show Is Back
You know spring is here when the Orchid Show returns to the conservatory at the N New York Botanical Garden with thousands of orchids in an amazing array of colors, shapes, sizes, and textures.
Now in its 16th year, The Orchid Show showcases thousands of dramatically displayed orchids in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory featuring a series of installations crafted by Daniel Ost. Each living sculpture celebrates the complex beauty of these stunning flowers, highlighting individual orchids attached in such a way that each flower and form can be seen and appreciated. One of the world’s leading floral artists, Ost uses flowers as a means of expression. His large-scale artworks have been tailored to the unique environment of the landmark Victorian-style Conservatory, complementing the architecture of the building while creating a transformative, dazzling spectacle of color, form, and texture. Get the details.
March 5. Special Women’s Day Invite
March 5 from 4 to 5:30 PM (reception follows) | PIMCO NYC office, 1633 Broadway | RSVP below
You’re invited to join Cheryl Benton (aka the “head tomato” and the NYC Leadership Council for Plan USA’s Because I am a Girl, for a special event, “Investing in Women’s Leadership: The Promise of the Private Sector”. Plan USA’s CEO, Tessie San Martin will introduce the event which has a first rate panel discussing the value of private sector investment in women’s leadership— both within the corporate workforce and for women globally through corporate partners and beneficiaries. A reception will follow. The event is FREE, but you must register. Here’s the link.
March 8 – 11. Rare Book Fair
Book lovers will find a fascinating treasure trove at the Park Avenue Armory. Over 200 American and international dealers will exhibit at The ABAA New York International Antiquarian Book Fair, bringing a vast selection of rare books, maps, manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts and ephemera. The diversity of specialties includes art, medicine, literature, photography, autographs, first editions, Americana, and much more. Get the details.