Parties, panels and other notable media gatherings
WHAT: 2007 National Magazine Awards
WHO: Magazine editors all of them
WHERE: Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz @ Lincoln Center
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: The one night of the year you can pretend magazines are as glamorous as Hollywood.
WHAT: Celebrating 20 Years of the Helen Bernstein Award: “Covering Foreign Conflict and the Military over Twenty Tumultuous Years”
WHO: George Packer and Dana Priest, along with several other former winners of the Helen Bernstein Award for Excellence in Journalism
WHERE: New York Public Library’s South Court Auditorium, 5th Ave at 42nd St
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Despite what we might have you believe, there are actually other awards shows tonight.
WHAT: Tim Gunn: A Guide to Quality, Taste and Style
WHO: The quasi-iconic Project Runway mentor and personality Tim Gunn
WHERE: Barnes & Noble, 675 Sixth Ave
WHY YOU SHOULD GO: Hear how to “make it work” straight from the unlikely fashion guru.