Bust out a ball point and that brand new calendar you just got! Reader Kate wrote in to say that Anna Wintour will be speaking at the 92nd Street Y this coming May, to discuss the impact of Vogue and her charitable efforts with New York philanthropist (and head honcho at Loews Corporation), Jonathan Tisch. We can't guarantee how much fashion will be a part of the schedule, but we bet you could weasel it in during the Q&A. Full details after the jump - see you then!
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Anna Wintour Speaks Out In Support of Gay Marriage
more Anna Wintour is the latest in a slew of notable New Yorkers to record a video testimonial for the Human Rights Campaign's "New Yorkers for Marri
Met Gala to Become Even More Exclusive as Anna Wintour Reportedly Raises Ticket Prices
Word on the street is that the power player and her organizing committee want to make the celeb-filled ball more exclusive (and minimize this sort of riff-raff, just kidding), so might as well get rid of the cheap ("cheap") seats.
Anna Wintour Finally Speaks Out Against that Tone Deaf Vogue Profile on Syria's First Lady
As fighting escalates in Syria and news of more atrocities--like using children as human shields--in the region accumulates, Anna Wintour is finally speaking out about that March 2011 Vogue feature on Syrian's first lady, Asma al-Assad. Al-Assad is the wife of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, and was the subject of a fawning profile penned by Joan Juliet Buck, titled "A Rose in the Desert.” This weekend the New York Times took a look at how the al-Assads essentially hoodwinked the western media--via paid PR companies--to get favorable coverage. The Vogue piece, which the powers-that-be subsequently removed from Vogue.com in the wake of criticism, was one of the more cringe-inducing examples. Soon after the article was published, Buck, the author (and the former EIC of French Vogue before Carine Roitfeld), started making the rounds to "speak out against the Assad regime." But how on earth did al-Assad get that whopping 3,200 word feature in the first place?