Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Quote of the Day

"When I'm on tour or performing, I'm sucked and plucked and squeezed and teased. So I want to do the opposite of that when I'm just me and living my life."

-Kristin Chenoweth says

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

I SPY NY: Lady Gaga, Zac Efron, and more

I spy in NY...

Lady Gaga performing at the Z100 Jingle Ball 2011 at Madison Square Garden Friday (top photo), Zac Efron posing on the red carpet of the New Year's Eve premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre Wednesday (middle), Scarlett Johansson walking into an interview on the Late Show with David Letterman Monday (bottom), Wyclef Jean performing at City Winery Sunday night, Hugh Jackman and Robert Verdi attending the opening of Ivanka Trump's Fine Jewelry Boutique Monday, and Fitz and the Tantrums performing at the kick-off of Hertz' "Movin' with Music" series at Irving Plaza last Monday.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

I SPY NY: Bono, Alicia Keys, and more

I spy in NY...

Bono and Alicia Keys attending the screening of Keep A Child Alive With Alicia Keys at the Tribeca Grand Hotel Tuesday (top photo), Jessica Simpson showing off her baby bump at the 25th Annual Footwear News Achievement Awards at the Museum of Modern Art Tuesday (middle), Simple Plan rocking Best Buy Theater Tuesday (bottom), Whitney Port flashing her pearly whites at the 2 Hours To Sparkling Smiles And Holiday Styles soiree at 82 Mercer Tuesday, Michael Buble signing copies of his new Christmas record at J&R Music & Computer World Tuesday, Eric Benet performing at Guvera Loft Tuesday, Betty White raging at the TV Land holiday premiere party for Hot in Cleveland and The Exes at SD26 Tuesday, and LaLa Vasquez hanging out with Mikki Taylor at the book party for Commander in Chic: Every Woman's Guide to Managing Her Style Like a First Lady at the 86th Street Barnes & Noble Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Photo of the Day

Lady Gaga cuts the ribbon at the Barney's opening of "Gaga's Workshop" Monday night.

Monday, October 31, 2011

Kim Kardashian channels Poison Ivy

It's a great night to be a New Yorker!

Kim Kardashian trumped the snow Saturday to hit the Midori Green Halloween Party at Lavo - dressed as yours truly!

We totally think KK pulled it off, and we were VERY excited to be invited to see it in person!

Happy Halloween!!

Friday, October 28, 2011

Quote of the Day

"Any time a door was slammed in her face and someone said 'no,' she opened it back up and said 'yes.'"

-Jessie Malakouti on tourmate Nicki Minaj

Thursday, October 27, 2011

I SPY NY: Heidi Klum, Johnny Depp, and more

I spy in NY...

Heidi Klum getting fitted for her annual Halloween party last month (top photo), Johnny Depp walking the carpet at the The Rum Diary premiere at the Museum of Modern Art Tuesday (middle), Lady Gaga filming a Thanksgiving special on the Upper West Side with Poison Ivy Saturday (bottom), Betty White hanging out at the 21st Annual Broadcasting & Cable Hall Of Fame Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria Wednesday, Angie Martinez enjoying the Wale concert at Gansevoort Park Wednesday, and Christy Turlington Burns speaking at the 11th Annual LUNAFEST Film Festival at Tribeca Cinemas Wednesday.

Monday, October 10, 2011

See Hanson at New York's Best Buy Theater!

We're giving away a pair of tickets to see Hanson with special guest Charlie Mars at Best Buy Theater October 18!!

Enter to win by following us on Twitter and filling out this form.

See you there!

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Win a pair of tickets to see Blue October in New York!

Blue October will be back to rock New York's Webster Hall October 15, and Poison Ivy has your tickets!

Enter to win by following us on Twitter and filling out this form.

Good luck!

Friday, October 7, 2011

Quote of the Day

"She was wearing 16-inch heels. She was 8 feet tall. It was a little intimidating."

-Barack Obama on Lady Gaga

Monday, September 19, 2011

See Colbie Caillat in New York!

Now's the time to enter to win a pair of tickets to see Colbie Caillat with special guest Andy Grammer at Best Buy Theater on Monday, September 26!

Just follow us on Twitter and fill out this form!

We'll announce winners via Twitter Friday!

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Win tickets to see Anberlin and Switchfoot!

Friends, enter to win a pair of tickets to see Anberlin, Switchfoot and Atomic Tom at Best Buy Theater on Sunday, September 25 by filling out this form and following us on Twitter.

Good luck!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Exclusive pix from Avery's Go Screw Yourself video!

You already know that Poison Ivy is a huge Avery fan.

So it should come as no surprise that we've secured two AMAZING photo stills from her forthcoming "Go Screw Yourself" video (premiering on YouTube tomorrow at 6 p.m. EST)!

Nerd meets mosh pit?!?

Can't wait to see how these two correlate!

Friday, September 2, 2011

I SPY NY: Kim Kardashian, Justin Timberlake, and more

I spy in NY...


Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries attending a A Night of Style and Glamour "welcome to NYC" party by Colin Cowie and Jason Binn at Capitale Wednesday (top photo), Justin Timberlake performing a surprise concert at Southern Hospitality Wednesday (middle), NASCAR icon Jimmie Johnson posing with a life-size Muhammad Ali statue at SNAP Tuesday (bottom), Mary J. Blige rocking ABC's Good Morning America concert series at Central Park's Rumsey Playfield Friday, Tony Hawk skating at the 2011 Tony Hawk Vert Jam at Hudson River Park's Pier 54 Friday, and Pete Wentz and Black Cards doing a special performance at the Panic! at the Disco concert at Rumsey Playfield Thursday.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Win tickets to see Ryan Cabrera, Tyler Hilton and Dion Roy!

Poison Ivy is giving away a pair of tickets to see Ryan Cabrera, Tyler Hilton and Dion Roy Monday, August 29 at Gramercy Theater, and winning has never been easier!!

Enter to win by Tweeting the hashtag #RocktheSchoolsNY!

Winner will get a direct message with instructions on how to pick up their tickets Friday, so be sure to be following Poison Ivy on Twitter!

Good luck!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Quote of the Day

"I used to feel protective of Taylor, but now I think she could probably kick my ass."

-Chace Crawford on Taylor Momsen

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Beyonce announces Roseland residency

Beyonce has announced a four-night residency at New York's famed Roseland Ballroom August 14-19, and will devote the dates to feature performances of her new album 4 in its entirety.

We love Queen B's new record, and we can't wait to check out at least two of the performances!

Thursday, July 28, 2011

I SPY NY: Michelle Rodriguez, Donald Trump, and more

I spy in NY...

Michelle Rodriguez spinning at the Love Universe presentation of Art For Life hosted by Russell Simmons at the Mondrian Soho Wednesday (top photo), Donald Trump playing it cool at the Miss Universe Organization photo shoot at Chelsea Piers' Studio 59 Wednesday (middle), Rachel Weisz mingling at The Whistleblower after-party at the Tribeca Grand Hotel Wednesday (bottom), The Allman Brothers and Natalie Cole performing at the Tune In to Hep C Benefit at Beacon Theatre Thursday, Derek Jeter delivering pizzas to Haitian refugees as part of HOPE Week 2011, Tila Tequila striking some fancy poses outside of The Howard Stern Show at SiriusXM Studios Wednesday, and Denise Richards celebrating National Walk of Shame Day with Svedka Vodka at Yotel Wednesday.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

You're invited: Poison Ivy and Pete Wentz!

Poison Ivy is thrilled to announce that we will be kicking off Hpnotiq and RdV's "MusicMediaBuzz" summer series Thursday July 28, with the help of our friend Pete Wentz and Black Cards on tables!

The lovely Downtown Diaries will be co-hosting, while cocktails will be provided generously by Hpnotiq Harmonie.

Come hang out with Poison Ivy and RSVP by Tweeting the hashtag #MusicMediaBuzz!

The countdown begins...

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Kanye cameos at Rihanna New York concert

"I know ya'll are pretty gangster down here," Rihanna told 15,000 screaming fans at Uniondale, New York's Nassau Coliseum Tuesday night.

The Barbadian beauty was seated on the edge of the stage, trying to prepare her guests for the unpreparable: a surprise cameo by Kanye West that included performances of "All of the Lights" and "Run This Town."

"I want to give a big shout-out to my mom and my grandma in the house tonight," Riri added nonchalantly.

"I like to say I'm a bad bitch, but they're badder bitches than me. I'm scurred of them."

The NIVEA-sponsored tour exhibited Rihanna's factory of hits with no shortage of costumes: "Disturbia" in a sequined bikini, "Unfaithful" in a flowy canary number, "S&M" as part of a metallic pillow fight, "Rude Boy" and "What's My Name" in an oversized floppy headband, and "Hard" in a cape that made this blogger consider storming the dressing room.

J. Cole fittingly served as the opening artist, reminiscing a freakier Chris Brown ("God bless the homegirl that drove us home/no strings attached like a cordless phone," he sang during "In the Morning"), while NIVEA hooked superfans up with temporary tattoos and bloggers with mac-and-cheese-stocked skyboxes.

Check out some of our favorite moments of the night, below.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Win tickets to a private Hollywood Undead concert!

A contest a day keeps the credit card at bay!

Click here to enter to win a pair of tickets to a PRIVATE Hollywood Undead concert at the P.C. Richard and Son Theater in Tribeca.

Don't forget to follow Poison Ivy on Twitter to be eligible!

Good luck!

Monday, July 11, 2011

Win tickets to see Sia at Webster Hall!

We've been hooked on Sia ever since the blonde-bobbed Aussie landed on the U.S. music scene in 2007...

So we were thrilled to find out she is playing Webster Hall July 27, and even more thrilled to give out two pairs of tickets to two lucky readers!

Enter to win by following Poison Ivy on Twitter and completing this form.

See you there.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Tweet of the Day


-Lady Gaga Tweets

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Win tickets to Warped Tour 2011!

With July 4th behind us, we need something new to be excited about.

Enter Vans Warped Tour 2011!

The epic rock fest will be hitting Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale July 23, and Poison Ivy has your tix!

The show will feature a slew of awesome bands (3OH!3, Big Chocolate, Black Veil Brides, D.R.U.G.S., Enter Shikari, Gym Class Heroes, Less Than Jake, Pepper, Relient K, Simple Plan, The Devil Wears Prada, and Unwritten Law, to name a few), so...

**Enter to win by following Poison Ivy on Twitter and filling in our form!

See you there!

**One form per person will be considered. Only from Poison Ivy [poisonivy.tv].

Friday, July 1, 2011

Photo of the Day

Beyonce doing the I'm-a-little-Teacup dancing during her Good Morning America performance at Rumsey Playfield Friday. 

[Photo via WireImage]

Thursday, June 30, 2011

At the Cirque Du Soleil Zarkana premiere

It's a great night to be a New Yorker!

Cirque Du Soleil invaded Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall for the premiere of their latest show Zarkana, an operatic, dark, height-defying production not for the faint of heart!

Joining Cirque for the fun were (from top) Selita Ebanks, Gayle King, Adrienne Bailon, Judah Friedlander, Jill Zarin and Kelly Bensimon.

We also caught Regis Philbin marveling inside with wife Joy!

Following the show, guests headed to Roseland Ballroom for a churrascaria and cotton candy-coated after-party, where the childlike spirit of Cirque rang transparent.

Zarkana will be playing at Radio City Music Hall until October 8.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

I SPY NY: Alicia Keys, Jennifer Aniston, and more

I spy in NY...

Alicia Keys seemingly approving of her wax figure unveiling at Madame Tussauds Tuesday (top photo), Jennifer Aniston greeting fans as she leaves a taping of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Monday (middle), David Cook rocking an acoustic in-store performance and signing at Best Buy Union Square Tuesday (bottom), Anthony Bourdain grabbing a bite at Taiwanese street food spot BaoHaus Tuesday, Adrienne Bailon chatting with Cyhi da Prynce at Heineken Red Star's "G.O.O.D. Music" event at Santos Party House Tuesday, the French Institute Alliance Francaise hosting a press launch for their 2011 Crossing the Line Festival at Le Skyroom Tuesday afternoon, Daniel Radcliffe attending Trevor Live: An Evening Benefiting The Trevor Project at Capitale Monday, and Jerry Penacoli speaking at the 2011 Skin Cancer Foundation's "A Night The Stars Shine On" at the Central Park Zoo Tuesday.

Ferragamo recruits Ashley Greene, Eva Mendes for Resort 2012 show

Salvatore Ferragamo recruited some of Hollywood's freshest faces for his Resort 2012 show at the James B. Duke Mansion Tuesday night!

Poison Ivy spotted gals (from top) Ashley Greene, Eva Mendes, Emma Roberts, Freida Pinto, Minka Kelly and Rachel Roy watching the show, which featured elegant metallics alternating with crisp whites.

The celebration spilled into Upper East Side landmark The Carlyle Hotel for refreshments after, where we chatted with our pal Peter Davis and Becka Diamond.

[Photos via WireImage]

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