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2021-08-27 00:00:00 Avenue Magazine The Week's Best New York Parties

The Week's Best New York Parties

WINE AND DINE The dinner table at Igee Okafor and Desta's recent event
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Who says August is a sleepy month? This week parties sprung up in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the East End.

On Wednesday, Igee Okafor and Desta co-hosted an intimate dinner at Neuehouse, a co-working space in Manhattan.

Desta and Igee Okafor
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Krystal Bick
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Orlov and Ikah Toktar
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On Wednesday, the Brooklyn Museum celebrated the arrival of the Obama portraits with an opening reception. Kehinde Wiley, who painted Barak Obama’s presidential portrait, was on hand to fête his work.

Kehinde Wiley and Antwaun Sargent
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Hannah Traore
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Kennedy and Victor Cruz
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Jonathan Gardenhire and LaQuan Smith
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Last Friday, the new film Everybody’s Talking About Jamie premiered at a private residence in East Hampton. Several Hamptonites were in attendance, as was the movie’s star, Max Harwood.

Neil Patrick Harris, Mariska Hargitay, Peter Hermann, and David Burtka
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Christie Brinkley and Jane Krakowski
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Lauren Patel, Max Harwood, and Jonathan Butterell
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Maye Musk and Elizabeth Mitchell
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Martha Hunt
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Last Thursday, Symbiome and Onda Beauty hosted an event at Onda’s Sag Harbor location. The party followed another event at Onda last week, when co-founder Naomi Watts celebrated the launch of Beautycounter at the store.

Mary Alice Stephenson, Dria Murphy, and Vicki Levine
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Cristina Earl and Rowaida Younes
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Violet Gaynor and Dria Murphy
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Naomi Watts
Photo by Sean Zanni
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