Saturday, September 28, 2013

Graham Nash appears at Morrison Hotel

NYC 9-28-13: Graham Nash appears at the Morrison Hotel Gallery in Soho to sign his new book "Wild Tales." All photos © Derek Storm




Friday, September 27, 2013

Steve Grand performs at XL Night Club, NYC

NYC 9-27-13: Steve Grand performs a sold out show at XL Night Club hosted by Dougie Meyer. 

Steve Grand is an American musician and singer-songwriter from Lemont, Illinois. He became an internet celebrity and was acclaimed by many as the first openly gay male country singer to attract mainstream attention in the United States, after the music video of his song "All America Boy" went viral on You Tube in less than a week in July 2013. 

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Steve Grand & Dougie Meyer





John Densmore of the Doors appears at J&R Music World

NYC 9-27-13: John Densmore of the Doors signs his new book "The Doors: Unhinged" at J&R Music World. All photos © Derek Storm





Thursday, September 26, 2013

Steve Grand and Laverne Cox at the 2013 Courage Awards

NYC 9-26-13: 2013 Courage Awards held at Studio 450 honoring Laverne Cox with performance by Steve Grand. The NYC Anti-Violence Project empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy.

Steve Grand is an American musician and singer-songwriter from Lemont, Illinois. He became an internet celebrity and was acclaimed by many as the first openly gay male country singer to attract mainstream attention in the United States, after the music video of his song "All America Boy" went viral on You Tube in less than a week in July 2013. 
Laverne Cox is an American actress, reality star, and transgender activist. Cox has a recurring role in the Netflix series "Orange is the New Black" as Sophia Burset, a transgender woman. 
Cox is also best known as a contestant on the first season of VH1's "I Want to Work for Diddy" and for producing and co-hosting the VH1 makeover television series "TRANSform Me" (which made her the first African-American transgender woman to produce and star in her own TV show.)
All photos © Derek Storm
Steve Grand







Laverne Cox




Steve Grand, Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Sharon Stapel, Maulik Pancholy

B.D. Wong, Sharon Stapel, Laverne Cox

Norman Reedus hosts Pixma Pro City Senses Interactive Gallery

NYC 9-26-13: Canon U.S.A., Inc., and New York resident, actor and photographer Norman Reedus, hosts the Pixma Pro City Senses Interactive Gallery at 404 NYC. Curated by local photographers Aaron Warkov, Robin Riley and Norman Reedus, the gallery will feature images printed with the Pixma Pro printer that illustrate one of New York’s most iconic locations – Coney Island. All photos © Derek Storm




Aaron Warkov, Norman Reedus, Robin Riley

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

President Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Bono & Bill Gates at the Clinton Global Initiative

NYC 9-24-13: President Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Bono & Bill Gates at the Clinton Global Initiative. CGI's 2013 theme, MOBILIZING FOR IMPACT, explores ways that CGI members and member organizations can be more effective in leveraging individuals, partner organizations, and key resources in their commitment efforts. Mobilizing the right entities—and allowing them to reach their full potential—creates lasting and scalable success. All photos © Derek Storm

Healthier Futures: Prioritizing Prevention with moderator Chelsea Clinton and closing conversation with president's Bill Clinton & Barack Obama...

President Bill Clinton & Barack Obama





Chelsea Clinton and Rosita from the Muppets

Hillary Clinton



Mobilizing for Impact with moderator president Bill Clinton and participant Bono of U2...
Bill Clinton, Bono, Khalida Brohl







"Big Bets" Philanthropy: Partnership, Risk-Taking, and Innovation with Bill Gates introduced by the Clintons...
Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, Bill Clinton

Bill Gates