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Facetime: Mid-June Soirees, Galas, Awards and Premieres

Programming execs, TV stars, magazine editors, producers and even a Knicks player came together this week to celebrate launches, premieres, awards and more.

Photos of SXSW, Internet Celebs and Major Musicians From L.A. to New York

SXSW Interactive took place in Austin, drawing attendees from all industries to celebrate innovation and technology, while magazine parties and charity galas commenced in New York and LA. 

Marie Claire Hosts ‘Women Taking the Lead’ Luncheon

Hearst Magazines has been intent on adding some heft to its fashion books over the past year. First, there was Cosmopolitan, which under the leadership of Joanna Coles has put a premium on political coverage and “leaning in” à la Sheryl Sandberg.

Magazines Betting Big on Social Media

As their readers are spending more time online, publishers are trying to make social networking work for their advertisers.With a program launching Sept. 1, Marie Claire is betting that if readers are fans of the magazine, they will like its advertisers, too.

Marie Claire’s Anti-Apple Maneuver

Marie Claire is becoming the latest publisher to seek an alternative to Apple’s walled garden.