SUMMER SOIREE 2014


The Beaux Arts Society held its Summer Soiree on Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. at Etcetera Etcetera located at 352 West 44th Street in Manhattan. A buffet was served which included Scrambled Eggs with Taleggio Cheese, Pancetta & Sausage, Roasted Potatoes, Vegetable Lasagna, Mixed Field Green Salad, Homemade Foccacia, Muffins, Tiramisu and unlimited coffee, tea and soda. Dr. Tom Stevens, George Strum and Andrew Martin shared the hosting responsibilities. Ronnie Giles, Kitt Holiday, Helen Klass, Andrew Martin, Kerry McCarthy, Sylvia L. Oshypko, Corky Romash, George Strum, Lady Diana Templeton & Lillian Walker-Moss performed. All attendees received a gift scent to take home. Beaux Arts Society Member Attendees included: James V. Allerdyce (Associate Member), Sandra Benee (Associate Member), Patricia Dey (Associate Member), The Rev. Lady Cantorah G. Georges (Foundation Member), Ronald E. Giles (Advisory Board Member), Kitt Holiday (Advisory Board Member), Michael Johnson (Associate Member), Dame Gloria B. Kingsley, K.R. (Associate Member), Helen Klass (Associate Member), Elaine Marlowe (Associate Member), Andrew Martin (Advisory Board Chair & Distinguished Artist), Kerry McCarthy (Associate Member), Kevin McMullan (Associate Member), Sherrie Murphy (Associate Member), Sylvia L. Oshypko (Associate Member), George D. Reilly (Associate Member), Marakay J. Rogers (Advisory Board Vice-Chair), Corky Romash (Associate Member), Kevin Schwab (Associate Member), Lady Eleanor Stevens, K.R. (Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), John Y. Stevens (Foundation Member), Dr. Tom Stevens (President, General Counsel, Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), George Strum (Executive Vice-President, Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), Ann Stylianou (Associate Member), Lady Diana Templeton, K.R. (Distinguished Artist), Sora Vernikoff (Associate Member), Lillian Walker-Moss (Associate Member) & Jerry Zarin (Associate Member). Thomas Adair Rossman (Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member) purchased a ticket but did not attend. Marakay Rogers wrote the following article about the event for Broadway World: http://www.broadwayworld.com/cabaret/article/BWW-Reviews-Beaux-Arts-Society-Summer-Soiree-Salutes-Cabaret-With-Diana-Templeton-Helen-Klass-20140816

RECENT EVENTS

SPRING FLING 2014


The Beaux Arts Society held its Spring Fling on Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. in The Press Room (2nd Floor) of The Press Box at 932 2nd Avenue in Manhattan. A buffet was served which included Penne ala Vodka, Chicken Cutlet with Wild Mushrooms, Roast Turkey with Stuffing, Shepherd’s Pie, Salad, Vegetables, Bread and unlimited coffee, tea and soda. Dr. Tom Stevens, George Strum and Andrew Martin shared the hosting responsibilities. Carole Demas, Paula Janis, Lady Diana Templeton, Corky Romash & Ronnie Giles performed. Beaux Arts Society Member Attendees included: James V. Allerdyce (Associate Member), Raissa Katona Bennett (Distinguished Artist), Grover Dale (Distinguished Artist), Carole Demas (Distinguished Artist), Princess Jenni Egan (Royal Family Member), C.J. Gelfand (Associate Member), Ronald E. Giles (Advisory Board Member), Kevin Scott Hall (Distinguished Artist), Paula Janis (Distinguished Artist), Dame Gloria B. Kingsley, K.R. (Associate Member), Anthony J. Kraljic (Associate Member), Andrew Martin (Advisory Board Chair & Distinguished Artist), Sylvia L. Oshypko (Associate Member), Jason L. Querry (Associate Member), George D. Reilly (Associate Member), Marakay J. Rogers (Advisory Board Vice-Chair), Corky Romash (Associate Member), Thomas Adair Rossman (Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), Stephan (Distinguished Artist), Lady Eleanor Stevens, K.R. (Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), John Y. Stevens (Foundation Member), Dr. Tom Stevens (President, General Counsel, Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), George Strum (Executive Vice-President, Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member) & Lady Diana Templeton, K.R. (Distinguished Artist). Lady Arlene Kieta, G.C.S.J. (Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member) and Nancy Voorduin Kirk (Advisory Board Member) purchased tickets but did not attend. Marakay Rogers wrote the following article about the event for Broadway World: http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Beaux-Arts-Society-Spring-Fling-Honors-McArdle-Pedi-Dale-and-More-20140501

108th ANNUAL BEAUX ARTS BALL 2014 


The Beaux Arts Society held its 108th Annual Beaux Arts Ball on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. in the Oak Room of Terrace On The Park (in Flushing Meadows Park) located at 52-11 111th Street in Queens. The Ball featured a five (5) hour open bar (top shelf liquor), a cocktail hour with Hors D’oeuvres served Butler style from silver trays (Beef Kebobs, Coconut Shrimp, Crab Cakes, Beef Tenderloin Bruschetta, Franks Encroute, Chicken Kebobs, Beef Patties, Chicken Sate, Mini Pizza, Stuffed Mushrooms, Pulled Pork Sliders, Grilled Chicken Quesadillas & Mozzarella en Carozza), Steak & Turkey Carving Stations, and a Buffet that included Vegetable Lasagna, Penne ala Vodka, Seaford Scampi, Chicken Marsala, Moussaka, Short Ribs of Beef, Pork Loin Au Poivre, Salad, Vegetables, Potato, and Pastries for dessert. The tablecloths were Ivory and the napkins were Black. Dr. Tom Stevens and James V. Allerdyce shared the hosting responsibilities. Entertainment was provided by Ron Fowler (with special guest appearance by Lady Diana Templeton). Chris J. Cole was the Official Photographer. Charles Busch was coronated King. Lady Diana Templeton was coronated Queen, Kevin Schwab was coronated Prince, and Anita Gillette was coronated Princess. The theme of the Ball was Ebony & Ivory. Costume Parade Winners included Marakay Rogers (Winner), Sandra Benee (1st Runner Up), Carol Shedlin (2nd Runner Up), and Jason L. Querry (3rd Runner Up). The Costume Parade Winner received a $75.00 gift certificate to Ralph Lauren. All attendees received a 2015 pocket calendar book in commemoration of the event. Beaux Arts Society Member Attendees included: James V. Allerdyce (Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), Nenad Bach (Distinguished Artist), Sandra Benee (Foundation Member), King Charles Busch (Royal Family Member), Chris J. Cole (Basic Member), Princess Jenni Egan (Royal Family Member), Dame Linda Fields (Distinguished Artist), Ron Fowler (Basic Member), The Rev. Lady Cantorah G. Georges (Foundation Member), Princess Anita Gillette (Royal Family Member), Kitt Holiday (Advisory Board Member), Dr. Thomas Gerhard Jacoby (Foundation Member), Dame Gloria B. Kingsley, K.R. (Foundation Member), Michael Lynch (Associate Member), Ashley Morris (Associate Member), Sylvia L. Oshypko (Foundation Member), Jason L. Querry (Foundation Member), Marakay J. Rogers (Advisory Board Vice-Chair), Thomas Adair Rossman (Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), Dr. Philip Schoenberg (Associate Member), Prince Kevin Schwab (Royal Family Member), Carol Shedlin (Associate Member), Eunice Day Smith (Associate Member), Lady Eleanor Stevens, K.R. (Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), John Y. Stevens (Foundation Member), Dr. Tom Stevens (President, General Counsel, Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), George Strum (Executive Vice-President, Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), Queen Lady Diana Templeton, K.R. (Royal Family Member & Distinguished Artist) & Jerry Zarin (Foundation Member). Andrew P. Clunn (Treasurer, Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), Carole Demas (Distinguished Artist), Ronald E. Giles (Advisory Board Member), Paula Janis (Distinguished Artist), Lady Arlene Kieta, G.C.S.J. (Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), Peter Mavroutsikos (Associate Member), Lillian Walker-Moss (Foundation Member) & Thomas Adair Rossman (Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member) donated money so others could attend. Marakay Rogers wrote the following article about the event for Broadway World:  http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/BWW-Reviews-Beaux-Arts-Societys-108th-Beaux-Arts-Ball-Honors-Charles-Busch-Anita-Gillette-More-20141208#

FALL FROLIC 2014 


The Beaux Arts Society held its Fall Frolic on Sunday, December 7, 2014 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Solas located at 232 East 9thStreet in Manhattan. A free buffet (containing items contributed by members) included meat balls, shrimp with cocktail sauce, chopped chicken liver, spinach dip, pepperoni & cheese, cookies, coconut macaroons, chocolate & raspberry rugelach and homemade peanut butter rice krispie treats. Dr. Tom Stevens hosted the event. Ronnie Giles, Kevin Scott Hall, John Kieran Larkin, Kathleen Larkin, Sylvia L. Oshypko, Carol Shedlin, Dr. Tom Stevens & Queen Lady Diana Templeton performed & presented. There was a free raffle with gifts that included winter scarves, CDs, books, colognes & perfumes. Beaux Arts Society Member Attendees included: Demetria Daniels (Associate Member), Ronald E. Giles (Advisory Board Member), Kevin Scott Hall (Distinguished Artist), Dame Gloria B. Kingsley, K.R. (Foundation Member), John Kieran Larkin (Associate Member), Kathleen Larkin (Associate Member), Sylvia L. Oshypko (Foundation Member), Marakay J. Rogers (Advisory Board Vice-Chair), Dr. Philip Schoenberg (Foundation Member), Carol Shedlin (Foundation Member), Lady Eleanor Stevens, K.R. (Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), Dr. Tom Stevens (President, General Counsel, Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member) and Queen Lady Diana Templeton, K.R. (Royal Family Member & Distinguished Artist). Jason L. Querry (Foundation Member) purchased a ticket but did not attend.

HOLIDAY PARTY 2014


The Beaux Arts Society held its Holiday Party on Saturday, December 20, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Mizumi located at 231-10 Northern Blvd. in Little Neck, New York. Mizumi offered a comprehensive lunch buffet that was enjoyed by all in attendance. Dr. Tom Stevens hosted the event. There was a free raffle with gifts that included DVDs, CDs and 2015 Calendar Books. Everyone left with a parting gift. Ronald E. Giles (Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member) donated money that helped to make the raffle gifts particularly impressive this year. Beaux Arts Society Member Attendees & Guests included: John Clifton (Guest), Kat Ellington (Guest), Michael James Harrison (Associate Member), Trinidad Hidalgo (Associate Member), Martin Lev (Guest), Dr. Philip Schoenberg (Foundation Member), Lady Eleanor Stevens, K.R. (Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member), Dr. Tom Stevens (President, General Counsel, Foundation Member & Board of Directors Member) and Michelle Yaskel (Guest).