As part of NYC Fashion Week 2009 the Roger Smith Hotel is featuring designer Dolita Paris in a sidewalk runway show in front of the hotel on 47th and Lexington. From the â€œJewelry Storeâ€ location on the street level of the hotel, Dolita will casting models to showcase her Spring 2010 line, which debuts at the Empire Hotel on Thursday Sept 17th.
All of our filmmakers have checked in, so to speak. Some of them have even begun shooting their films. I heard one of them has a girl locked in the closet doing screenwriting.
Ted Wallach performs a card trick at the opening night dinner.
What can you expect this week?Â 6 directors, 6 premieres, all filmed in one hotel.
On Tuesday August 18th Milos Repicky and Lilah Gosman performed an opera set in the back of Lily’s in Midtown Manhattan. The performance of the Classical Spanish Opera was included in the documentary of the festival as well as Danny Brothers film “Rabid Rocky”, one of the short films that was shot during the week.
On Wednesday August 19th Headsets and Highballs presented the best of “FUNNY OR DIE” @ 8:30 pm with Brett Sidell. Brett was casted as one of the leads for Sean Cunninghams hilarious film “On the Rocks”. Once again beers by Brooklyn.
On Thursday August 20th at 6pm Damon Tommolino Art opening took place in the Soularium (16th floor penthouse)
We screened” Un Chien Andalou” at 8:30 and rocked out to the Morning Pages at 9pm.
Friday night @ the Roger Smith Hotel withÂ Eclectic Method wasÂ insane. 4 Screens, Break-dancing, A Green Screen, Bulldog Gin, Brooklyn Beer, Dance Party, Video Mixing, Beach Balls, MJ, Biggie, Quentin, … Great fun.
On Tuesday August 18th Milos and Lilah performed an opera set in the back of Lily’s in Midtown Manhattan.Â
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Originally from Montauk, New York, soprano Lilah Gosman has been hailed as a shining star on the musical firmament. Lilah is equally at home in operatic productions, the concert stage, and in recital. Lilah has appeared with the Annapolis Symphony, One World Symphony and with the Theater Chamber Players performing at the Kennedy Center. She was a featured artist at The Whitney Museums annual Art Affair, where she performed with a full band in collaboration with singer/songwriter Moby. On the concert stage Lilah has been heard at Avery Fisher Hall, Opera North, Aspen Music Festival, International Institute of Vocal Arts in Chiari, Italy, Tanglewood Music Center. Lilah most recently appeared in the Art of Song concert series in a program of jazz standards. She looks forward to joining Art of Song for more concerts in the Spring as well as collaborating with Milos Repicky in a recital of Felix Mendelssohns music. Operatic performances include Zerlina in Mozarts Don Giovanni, Susanna in Mozarts Le Nozze di Figaro, Lauretta in Puccinis Gianni Schicchi, Echo in Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos and Cleopatra in Handels Giulio Cesare. Other roles include Hansel in Hansel and Gretel by Humperdinck, Rosette in Manon by Massenet and Adeleide in Lotario by Handel and Soprano in Einstein on the Beach by Phillip Glass. She maintains a passion for new music and has premiered several new works by contemporary composers. Lilah attended the Peabody Conservatory and the Manhattan School of Music.
Born in Bratislava, Slovakia, and raised in France and Canada, pianist/conductor MiloÅ¡ RepickÃ½ is on the music staff of the Metropolitan Opera, where he was recently heard playing the harpsichord continuo for Le Nozze di Figaro. Mr. Repicky has been responsible for musical preparation for many other operas including Don Giovanni, Madama Butterfly, Macbeth, War and Peace, Hansel and Gretel, Rigoletto, La Traviata, The Magic Flute and served as Czech language coach for JenÅ¯
fa. In addition to the Mets radio and Sirius satellite broadcasts, Mr. Repickys performances have been broadcast for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and New Yorks WQXR. He was a featured performer on a multimedia DVD release of Pierrot Lunaire by Sundailtech Pictures. As conductor for the world premiere of Tobin Stokes opera The Vinedressers, Mr. RepickÃ½ was featured on a television documentary for the CBC. He has performed in recital for Regina Resnik Presents, Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Montreals Jeunesses-Musicales, the Chicago Cultural Center and New Yorks Julian Autrey Song Foundation.
Chef de cuisine Daniel Mowles delights your palate and whims in another installment of Lily’s Dinner Bell (live).
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Watch Chef Daniel Mowles cook LIVE! from The Lab Gallery for Installation and Performance Art on the corner of 47th st and Lexington avenue every day this week beginning at 6pm est.
Daniel is Chef de Cuisine of Lily’s Restaurant @ the roger smith hotel in NYC. He call his style of cooking, “Bold innovative new American cuisine.”
Catch it here LIVE! on ustream and on rogersmithlife.com. Stop by and try some amazing food and enter daily to win a gift certificate at Lily’s Restaurant by sharing on your facebook or twitter!
What an amazing prompt to sing along at Lily’s in Midtown Manhattan. The Roger Smith Hotel is the twitter hot spot in New York. @BrianAugust plays Sweet Caroline @RShotel with @db @leoraisrael @bsimi and @adwal. Bohemian Rhapsody at the Roger Smith Hotel!
“When he was on his game you could smell the smells, you could hear the snow crunch under your feet, you were there…” – Paul
Come to Lily’s for the happy hour cocktail, “The Jack London”. Vermont Mapple Syrup, Fresh Lime Juice, Mount Gay Rum, on the Rocks.