arts 05.10.05

Tulips & Pansies

You never know exactly what will be heading down the runway at Tulip & Pansies — The Headdress Affair.

Designers Patricia Field, Alice Roi, Carmen Marc Valvo, Alice + Olivia, Venexiana, Erickson Beamon, and Project Runway's Austin Scarlett join Lypsinka and other performers to raise funds for Village Care of New York. Village Care provides healthcare programs for the elderly and people living with HIV/AIDS.

The centerpiece of the evening is the runway show featuring floral headdresses created by the designers. Surprise celebrity guests will be on hand to judge the winning headdress. It takes place on Monday, May 23rd, 7pm-10pm, at Bridgewaters. Tickets start at $250, which include dinner, drinks, and entertainment. More info here or by calling 212.337.5750.
5 List: New Bars
Prey, 4 W. 22nd [5th/6th] 646.230.1444
Rock Candy, 35 E. 21st [Park/Bway] 212.254.5709
Stay, 244 E. Houston [A/B] 212.982.3532 (pictured)
Whiskey River, 575 2nd [31st/32nd] 212.679.6799
Wonderland, 14 E. 27th [5th/Mad] 212.686.1400

A terrific lineup for a dishing session about family: Meg Wolitzer, Andy Borowitz, David Cross, and Jonathan Ames, moderated by Topic magazine's editor, David Haskell. Catch it tomorrow night, May 11, 7-10pm, at Show, 135 W. 41st [6th/Bway]. $15 advance, $20 at the door.

Up to 80% off retail at the Kidini spring/summer sale, featuring clothing from 50 designers for babies, boys, and girls (newborn to size 14). Today and tomorrow, 9:30-6:30pm, Thursday from 9-5. 34 W. 33rd [5th/6th] 917.653.3643.

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