Friday, April 12, 2002

Courtney Pulitzer's Calendar of Events

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~ Cocktails with Courtney ~
is pleased to present
cellist Kate Dillingham in concert
classic Cocktails with Courtney event
follows the recital where guests can meet the artists

Tuesday, April 16, 2002
Concert: 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM
Cocktails: 9:15 PM – 11:00 PM
at Merkin Music Hall
(Abraham Goodman House, 129 West 67th Street (and Broadway) NYC)
Tickets: $20.00 or at: (212) 501-3330

American cellist Kate Dillingham will make her New York debut on April 16, 2002 at Merkin Concert Hall, Abraham Goodman House (129 West 67th Street). Ms. Dillingham will perform two world premieres, Augusta Read Thomas’s Chant, which Ms. Dillingham commissioned, and Jennifer Higdon’s Suite for Solo Cello. Also on the program are Johann Sebastian Bach’s Sonata for viola da gamba in D, BWV 1028; Robert Schumann’s Five Pieces in Folk Style for cello and piano (1849); Claude Debussy’s Sonate for cello and piano (1915); and Joaquin Nin’s Suite EspaƱnole. Blair McMillen will accompany Ms. Dillingham on the piano. Mr. McMillen has performed concertos in Alice Tully Hall, appeared as soloist on a tour of Japan with the Juilliard Orchestra, and has performed all over the world as a soloist and chamber musician.

~ Complimentary Bombay Sapphire cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be provided ~
Please RSVP online at:

More Information on Kate:
More Information on Cocktails with Courtney

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** Benefit Celebration for Three Legged Dog theater company and QUIVER
Date: April 15, 2002
Time: 8:00 PM
Place: The Cutting Room, 19 West 24th Street, NY,NY 10010
Cost: $25
Rsvp to:
Info: Celebration for QUIVER (opening May 8th) and WONTON DESTRUCTION- a new work by Jill Szuchmacher (opens April 11th) and the rebuilding of Three Legged Dog - a big task over the last few months since our offices were destroyed during the September
11th attacks. There will be champagne, a relaxing lounge bar and some wonderful performances from Aldo Perez and his mystery musical line up.

** NYSIA's Human Resources and Employment Special Interest Group ~ "Using Non-Compete and Confidentiality Agreements in the Workplace"
Date: April 16, 2002
Time: 8:30 - 8:45 AM meet and greet; 8:45 - 10:00 AM presentation
Place: knoa Corporation, 5 Union Square West, between 14th & 15th St, 4th floor, New
York, New York
Cost: Free for NYSIA members; $20 non-members.

** "First Beer Free" Party returns!
Date: April 16, 2002
Place: Zum Schneider, Bavarian Indoor Biergarten, Avenue C at E7 St (see below for directions)
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Info: for more info and photos is a guide and newsletter for newcomers to the U.S. Meet people from all over the world. Share your experience, make new friends, find a job maybe. Enjoy the excellent German beer and food. As always, there is no cover and the first beer is free - thanks to the generous contribution of Sylvester Schneider, but only if you RSVP to or on our website
Feel free to forward the invite to your friends, but please don't forget to RSVP.

** Networking After Hours.... Where great minds meet
Date: April 16, 2002
Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Place: the Celestial Restaurant and the Incline Lounge, 1071 Celestial Street, Mt. Adams.
Info: Since 1975 when the Incline was completed, downtowners have come to Mt. Adams for the excellent food, great view and entertainment. Today, Cincinnatians still come to Mt. Adams for the Celestial's elegant continental dining, personal service and the most spectacular view of the city, all which have been a mainstay in Cincinnati
for over 20 years. What to bring: Lots of business cards to exchange!!
Rsvp: For more information or to register for this event call our Customer Focus
Center at 579-3111 or email at

** Venture Capital Series: Secondary Market Purchase of Private Equity Partnerships
Date: April 16, 2002
Time: 6:30 PM reception; 7:00 PM program
Place: The Harvard Club, 27 W. 44th (between 5th and 6thAves.), New York
Rsvp Call (212) 947-RSVP. Register online at or go directly to the signup page at: Secondary Markets Sign Up
Info: Venture capital funds have been one of the key sources of capital for young, rapidly growing companies. These private equity partnerships have traditionally offered investors substantial returns. In recent years, a new form of venture firm has evolved; so-called “secondary” partnerships that specialize in purchasing investments of existing venture firms. These partnerships, expecting even larger returns, have become one of the fastest growing sectors of the private equity marketplace. Join us when a panel of industry experts provides eye-opening insights. They will candidly discuss the steep discounts paid to purchase name-brand private equity partnerships, the causes for these discounted prices, and the prognosis for this rapidly expanding market. Our panel includes: Dayton T. Carr, the founder and CEO of Venture Capital Fund of America; Robert C. Grien is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse First Boston in the Private Equity Group and a Partner in DLJ Strategic Partners, L.P.; Nicholas Harris, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Lexington Partners.
** Nino’s Restaurant 9/11 Fund “Celebration of the Spirit of America”
Date: April 17, 2002
Time: 7 - 11 pm
Place: Obeca Li Restaurant; 62 Thomas Street; NYC
Cost: $60 ($75 at the door)
RSVP: Call 1-866-646-6911 to pay by credit card
Please join us as we celebrate our heroes, volunteers, and supporters.
Open bar. Buffet. Live Band. Dancing. Raffle. Silent Auction.
We'd love for you to join us in celebrating our accomplishments and honoring our heroes on April 17th. Please encourage others to attend as well. All proceeds will be used to pay the Fund's outstanding bills and to maintain current operations. Whether you can attend or not, additional contributions in any amount are urgently needed. We hope to see you there. Thank you, the Nino's Staff

* Gratuitous Promotion Party & Networking Event 2
Date: April 18, 2002
Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Place: Turtle Bay, 52nd & 2nd Ave New York, NY
Cost: $10/ Door Donation / Drink Specials
Info: We are raising funds and awareness for CureLupusNow.Com - At the Party, we want to provide a forum for young professionals to meet new people, hear about some great ideas, pass out business cards and resumes. We provide some great entertainment, special presentations, and a terrific audience of young professionals to hear ideas and see products and services. While we are at it, let's raise some money for a great cause! Bring your business cards, promotional materials, resumes and ideas to our party!
Rsvp: for more details and check out!

** Oxonian Society
Date: April 19, 2002
Info: BABI invites the Oxonian Society to a lunch given in honour of the Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown, Chancellor of the Exchequer, at the Metropolitan Club

** VirtualMedia Partners ‘interactiveTV Global RoadShow’
Date: April 21 - 23
April 21st – Los Angeles
April 22nd – San Francisco
April 23rd - Denver
Info: Due to remarkable success of the iTV Spring RoadShow*, VirtualMedia is running a series of six updated events in the summer and fall of 2002. The revised agenda was compiled with the aid of an advisory panel of industry experts and covers topics as diverse as t-commerce and the consumer lifecycle to interactive horizontal marketing and proof of concepts in the interactiveTV space - but this time with a global reach, including Asia, Japan and the Far East. Showing examples of services and developing content for iTV. Exclusive networking with the limited number attendance of 70 delegates.
Rsvp: / Tel: 917 432 2906

** "Everyone has a Cellphone - So What!?!"
Date: April 22, 2002
Time: 7:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Place: General Society Library, 20 West 44th Street, New York City
Cost: $18 at door
Info: A discussion about the rise of cellphone usage, PDAs and wireless networks -
from the manufacturers to the carriers to the content providers. Speakers: Mark Caron, CEO, Mobilespring; Seth Potter, Wireless Communications Analyst, Punk, Ziegel & Company; Ludovic Collin, General Manager, Swapcom USA. Moderator: Pamela Parker, Managing Editor, ClickZ and,
Light food served. Open Bar (Wine and Beer) Contact: Les Luchter- Trylon Communications - 212-725-2295 -

** Foresight Senior Associate Gathering ~ "Exploring the Edges"
Date: April 26 - 28, 2002
Time: Various
Place: Palo Alto in Silicon Valley -- the birthplace of disruptive
new technologies
Info: Foresight's Annual Brainstorming-Planning-Actionfest &
Nanoschmoozathon. Huge revolutions in technology are expected to show up
in the next 5-to-30 years -- come hear what they are, how they'll change
your life, and how to influence them.

** Venture Capital Pavilion In partnership with Investment Expo 2002
Date: April 27 – 28, 2002
Time: All day
Place: NY Sheraton and Towers, NYC
Info: will bring 18 companies to exhibit in the Pavilion. The first 10 companies have already been selected – now is your chance to showcase your company to 6,000 attendees! Please complete the online application at the below link today to apply to participate:

** The New York Coalition Of Professional Women In The Arts And Media, Inc.
Present: “Wellsprings – The Creative Impulse"
Date: April 29, 2002
Time: 6:00 PM
Place: HBO, 1100 Avenue of the Americas, 15th floor.
Info: "Wellsprings" will explore the early influences that encouraged the artist’s decision to pursue the creative life, what compelled the decision to undertake a creative career, what obstacles had to be overcome, and how the artist re-energizes her creative spirit over the course of her career. The program will begin promptly at 6:00 PM and will include wine and cheese, panel discussion, question and answers, and coffee and dessert.
Cost: Tickets are $10.00 - PREPAY ONLY. Check must be postmarked by April 22nd. Make check payable to the New York Coalition for Professional Women in the Arts and Media; PO Box 2537, Times Square Station, NY, NY 10036, Attn: "Wellsprings"

** The Long Island Wine Council Presents The 12th Annual Windows on Long Island Wine
Date: April 29, 2002
Time: 5:30 pm (VIP)
Place: Guastavino’s 409 East 59th Street (Between 1st and York), New York City
Cost: VIP Reception/Tickets $150.00 each (Limited availability, includes admission to Grand Tasting); Grand Wine & Food Tasting/Tickets $100.00 each ($125.00 at the door)
RSVP by April 25, 2002. To attend the event please call (212) 725-6611, x225 or visit:
Info: Enjoy wine from 21 Long Island vineyards and food from 23 top New York City and Long Island chefs while you help raise funds for Earth Pledge Foundation and Windows of Hope Family Relief Fund, in honor of the food service employees from the World Trade Center that supported this event for eight of the past eleven years. IP Reception Co-hosted by Executive Editor of Wine Spectator, Thomas Matthews & Master Sommeilier and author, Andrea Immer You’ll also have an opportunity to: • Meet the winemakers and mingle with some of the greatest names in the wine & food business; • Participate in an exciting raffle with an opportunity to win a deluxe 4-day trip for two to the Punta Cana Beach Resort in the Dominican Republic (and many other great prizes)!; • Participate in a Silent Auction of works by some of Long Island’s most creative artists

** Tour the Entertainment Technology Center at CMU (
Date: April 30, 2002
Place: Carnegie Mellon University, 4300 corridor of Doherty Hall
Info: This is a unique opportunity to expose you to some great futuristic thinking via our association with Carnegie Mellon University. During the day, there will be tours of the facilities, demonstrations of their experiences and meetings with students/faculty. There will also be an evening "theatre" presentation of all of the work created by the students this year followed by a cocktail reception. Demos of one of the CMU technologies called Synthetic Interview:,

** Young Executive Golf Networking Club
Date: May 18, 2002
Time: 11:00 AM
Place: Harbor Links Golf Club (transport from NYC)
Cost: Guests $159, Full Membership $945
Info: Members are men and women in their 20's and 30's. Beginner to Advanced. Make new friends, increase business, and enhance your career. Casual Networking, Day includes Meal, Golf, Games, Open Bar, Prizes, Top Course. We will start by hitting the driving range for a pre-round warm-up and then begin our networking lunch. Following the round, members will gather in the clubhouse for another chance to mingle and wind down the day with a cocktail or two.
Potential members should email to schedule a conversation with our selection committee.

** 13th Annual Venture Capital Investing Conference 2002
Date: June 12 - 14, 2002
Place: Stanford Court Hotel, San Francisco, CA