28
Jul
2013

[Candids] Celebs, Reality Stars & Socialites Attend Russell Simmons’ ‘Art For Life’ Gala

Written by thejasminebrand in Spotted. Stalked. Scene.

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Over the weekend, Philanthropist/celebrity and media mogul, Russell Simmons hosted his ‘Art For Life’ Gala. With a theme of Field of Dreams, the annual gathering (which is in it’s 14th year) went down at the Hamptons.

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One of the event’s goals is to benefit the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, a foundation dedicated to providing inner-city youth with significant exposure and access to the arts, and to offering exhibition opportunities for underrepresented artists and artists of color. Hosted by Soledad O’Brien, this year’s honorees included:  Samuel Englebardt (Film Producer and Media Investor, CEO, Demarest Films; William D. Johnson (Co-Founder and Chairman, Demarest Films); Anne Pasternak (President and Artistic Director, Creative Time) and Tyler Perry (Filmmaker and Philanthropist). We caught celebs like Maxwell, Estelle and Rick Ross (who performed), along with Bevy Smith, Star Jones, Skylar Diggins, Rev. Al Sharpton, Tischina Arnold, Angela SimmonsNicole Murphy, Melanie Fiona and some other fancy folk. Check out a few candids.

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2 Comments to “[Candids] Celebs, Reality Stars & Socialites Attend Russell Simmons’ ‘Art For Life’ Gala”

  1. Miss AG says:

    Honest opinion……Star Jones looks a mess, Y Star Y?

    I luv Tisha Arnold’s energy and Nicole rocking that dress

  2. yeah i said it says:

    Why Russell get to look all old and expired but his lady gotta look hot and fresh? That’s not fair that these men don’t have to live up to the same standards they have for their arm candy.

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