Big smiles, big personalities and big business networking — yes, it’s everyone’s favorite feature in the society shiny sheets: party photos! Boulevard picks through the pics, choosing our favorite coverage. Today’s entry is from the just-published Voice-Tribune.
[Insert exhausted sigh here.] Nearly three weeks later, we may have finally reached the apotheosis of this year’s horsey soirée news here: “More than 167,000 eager spectators enjoyed beautiful weather at Churchill Downs on May 7 for the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby,” the Voice-Tribune says. “The mint juleps flowed as excitement built toward the call to post, and the most exciting two minutes in sports saw Nyquist triumph over his 19 competitors.”
21c Museum Hotel co-owner Steve Wilson took The Courier-Journal on an inside-the-hotel tour of where Vanity Fair magazine will hold its first Derby party, Friday night. But unlike other Derby events (we’re looking at you, Barnstable-Brown), the upmarket glossy famous for its Oscar party won’t be disclosing the guest list.
Still, everyone else can watch guests arrive on the black (yes) carpet, starting at 8 p.m. (Side note: Wilson says he’s dreaming of opening a 21c in Havana, now that the U.S. is moving toward normalizing relations.) Here’s the CJ story, and a tour video.
Top: That’s comedienne Amy Schumer on the cover of the magazine’s May issue.