LOS ANGELES: Us Weekly and Warner Brothers teamed to give a party for Madonna's newest CD, "Music," at Catch One. Attending were (from l.): Arne Zimmerman, chairman, AM Cosmetics; Vicci Lasdon Rose, publisher, Us Weekly; and Bill Frank, chief operating officer, AM Cosmetics.
NEW YORK: The Association of Asian American Advertising Agencies held a cocktail reception at the Third Floor Cafe to introduce the group to New York area marketers, agencies and media. Guests included (from l.): Zan Ng, president, Admerasia; Andy Lun, president, Toto Group; Angel Rivera, manager, diversity initiatives, True North Communications; Eliot Kang, president-CEO, Kang & Lee; and Joseph Lam, president, L3 Advertising.
NEW YORK: Total Movie held a launch party for the new magazine at the Altman Building, with guests including (from l.): Steve Aaron, publisher, Total Movie; Bill Cubellis, director of DVD marketing, home video and digital media, Sony Corp. of America; Jen Karayeanes, assistant planning director, Media Edge; Dave Leitner, marketing communications supervisor, digital media division and home networks, Sony; and John Nicastro, eastern advertising director, Total Movie.
NEW YORK: National Geographic Channels International threw a bash at the Explorer's Club recently. Party-goers included (from l.): Graeme Hutton, exec VP-media director, Lowe Lintas & Partners Worldwide; Louise Cardwell, senior VP-advertising, NGCI; Erika Cramer, media planner, and Melinda Tsigaridou, assistant media director, both at Lowe Lintas; and Chris Less, VP-sales, Star TV.
NEW YORK: Woman's Day tossed a party at Mars 2112 for the advertising community. Guests included (from l.): Kerry Gillespie, senior print supervisor, Media Edge; Mary Ellen Morelli, senior account manager, and Jan Studin, VP-publisher, both at Woman's Day; and Maureen O'Connell, senior print supervisor, Media Edge.
AUCHTERARDER, SCOTLAND: Travel & Leisure Golf played host at the Gleneagles Hotel for a golfing event. Enjoying the publication's hospitality and a weekend on the links were (from l.): Steven Dow, associate media director, Arnold Advertising; Andrea Alexander, associate publisher, and Harry Hurt III, executive editor, both of T&L Golf; Gary R. Pugatch, VP-sales and marketing, Harbour Plaza Marketing; and Larry Glick, travel director, T&L Golf.
LAKE ST. CLAIR, MICH.: Coastal Living recently treated advertisers to a dinner cruise aboard the historical yacht Helene. Guests included (from l.): Mona Lecocq; Olivier Lecocq, senior manager, national advertising, DaimlerChrysler; Amy Allen; Tom Allen, Detroit regional manager, Coastal Living; Maureen Acciaioli; Jerry Acciaioli, senior partner, FCB Worldwide; and (at rear) Burton Craige, publisher, Coastal Living.
NEW YORK: Allure served as host for a breakfast at Conde Nast Publications' Manhattan headquarters. Guests included (from l.): Linda Wells, editor in chief, Allure; Michelle Taylor, senior VP-general manager, and Jason Shell, creative director, both of Kiehls; and Suzanne Grimes, publisher, Allure.
LOS ANGELES: Jose Cuervo International kicked off an ad effort with a party at the Playboy Mansion. Party-goers taking a break at the pool-side bar included (from l.): Denise Schipper, West Coast advertising director, and James Dimonekas, associate publisher, both of Playboy; Berta Gonzales, global brand director, and Carlos Arana, managing director, both of Jose Cuervo International; Elizabeth Aulepp, category sales manager, Playboy; and Cindy Greer, PR manager, Jose Cuervo International.