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Scene Last Night: Howard, Dyer, Karabelas, Browning, Malvey, Fay

bloomberg.com — Give credit where it's due: the Fixed Income Analysts Society knows how to help its members and friends bond. At the Roosevelt Hotel Thursday night, inducting the latest entrant into its Hall of Fame, Fiasi (pronounced fee-ah-zee) provided a platform for peers at competing firms to mingle, reunite with former colleagues and talk shop.

Scene Last Night: The Art Fund Party Where the Guests Got Hugged

bloomberg.com — If there were justice in the world, every gala guest would get hugged by a fluffy life-sized emoji, throw toilet paper at a tree and complete a Mad-Lib, all before sitting down to a first course of alphabet soup.

Scene Last Night: Groff, Tambor, Shudlick, Wurth for LGBT Youth

bloomberg.com — Jonathan Groff lifted up his shirt at a gala Monday night and did a belly roll. The crowd yelped, with no one disappointed the fit actor hadn't shown us a sample of his current role in the musical "Hamilton," playing King George, or others like ice harvester Kristoff from Disney's "Frozen" and Patrick Murray of HBO's " Looking."

Scene Last Night: Cohn, Nuttall, Dewan, Robbins, Aronson, Mondre

bloomberg.com — Gary Cohn started the week winning the Bloomberg March Madness Bracket Challenge for Harlem RBI ("hanging on every basket" during the Wisconsin vs. Kentucky semi-final, he said), and finished it helping to raise $6 million for Teach for America's New York City operations -- about a third of its annual budget.

Scene Last Night: Och-Ziff’s Brown, Jeff Koons, Kraus, Aby Rosen

bloomberg.com — Jeff Koons's hair had grown out at the New Museum gala Wednesday night, a departure from the artist's trademark close trim. "I like the long hair, it's kind of nice," said Stefano Tonchi, editor of the fashion magazine W. Koons, running his fingers through his mane, explained: He'd let it grow while snowboarding a lot in Stowe, Vermont.

Scene Last Night: Bisignano, Cuomo, Weill, Nuttall for Plumeri

bloomberg.com — With their former bosses Sandy Weill and Jim Robinson standing in front of the stage at the Rainbow Room Tuesday night, Joe Plumeri, vice chairman of First Data, thanked Frank Bisignano, First Data's chairman and chief executive, for throwing him an "immodest" party in honor of his book "The Power of Being Yourself," out next week.

Scene Last Night: Harlem RBI, Global Kids, Audubon Society, Tusk

bloomberg.com — Wine, chocolate and armchair globe-trotting were on the agenda Wednesday night at Harlem RBI's "A League of Our Own" benefit at the Bowery Hotel. Amanda Irizarry, a sophomore at University of Pennsylvania, described an enviable itinerary to guests including Jamie Sutherland of Goldman Sachs and Jillian Griffiths, chief operating officer of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.

Waiter to Honoree in a Generation, Says Palladium’s Perez

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- When David Perez, president of Palladium Equity Partners, first came to New York almost 25 years ago, he went to the Plaza Hotel for a ride from his cousin, a waiter at the landmark property.

Scene Last Night: Warming Up for the Tonys at Roundabout Gala

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Scott Bok, chief executive of Greenhill & Co., is lucky to have seen the new musical "Hamilton" in its sold-out Public Theater run before it transfers to Broadway. Bok has also seen "Cabaret" a few times, which can happen when a Tony Award-winning show has a revival starring Alan Cumming and a run of female leads including Michelle Williams, Emma Stone and (currently) Sienna Miller.

Scene Last Night: Corbat, Faurot, Naber, Shleifer, Weaver, Milam

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Oh to be the wise elder at a party for young professionals blazing their way up the ladders of finance. Thursday night, Mike Corbat, the 54-year-old chief executive of Citigroup, was that guy, at a casino night benefiting pediatric cancer care at NYU Langone Medical Center.
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Apr 18, 2015

RT @PublicArtFund: Guests were hugged, & toilet paper was thrown. Thanks again to all of our #PAFparty attendees! bloom.bg/1OC3hxX vi…

Apr 17, 2015

Like peanut butter and chocolate, the fixed income analysts Hall of Fame & Brooklyn Museum Ball. bloom.bg/1HfUhfr

Apr 17, 2015

Gawker unionizing. I await click-baity digital picketing campaigns. "Top 10 Reasons Why Writers Need Kittens"

Apr 16, 2015

poor sock monkey. he's 59.99 and elmo is 149.99. at kidding around , grand central pic.twitter.com/4WrEE2k1GS

Apr 16, 2015

RT @artdetective: Alphabet soup, hugs, emoji, toilet paper enliven Art Fund Party - @amandagordon reports from the scene bloom.bg/1OC3hxX via @business

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