Parties, panels and other notable media gatherings
WHAT: mediabistro.com’s All-Media Party
WHO: mediabistro.com hosts with special guest, John Ghazvinian, author of Untapped: The Scramble for Africa’s Oil
WHEN: 6:30PM to 8:30PM
WHERE: Mantra, 986 2nd Avenue
NOTE: RSVP here.
WHAT: Women, The Media And The Middle East
WHO: Host Barbara Walters with Muna AbuSulayman, anchor for MBC’s Kalam Noua’em (Saudi Arabia); Tasneem Ahmar, director at Resource and Publication Centre on Women and Media (Pakistan); Huda Ahmed, reporter for McClatchy’s Baghdad Bureau (Iraq); Elizabeth Neuffer, fellow at International Women’s Media Foundation (Iraq); May Chidiac, LBC journalist (Lebanon); Ghida Fakhry, anchor with Al Jazeera English; Mehrangiz Kar, visiting scholar with the Harvard Law School Human Rights Program (Iran).
WHEN: Cocktail hour at 5:00PM; discussion follows at 6:00PM.
WHERE: Museum of Television and Radio, 25 W 52 Street
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: To hear cultured, informed discussion on the Middle East. And on the off chance Donald Trump shows up with a pair of giant Rosie panties.
WHAT: Free Hour of Open Beer Bar
WHO: Members of the press
WHEN: 6:00PM – 7:00PM
WHERE: The Village Pourhouse, 64 Third Avenue
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Free. Beer. Nuff. Said.
NOTE: RSVP to arien AT yourpartyplanning.com.