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March 25 will mark 100 years since the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, which resulted in the death of 146 garment workers and led to workplace safety legislation reform and the growth of the labor union movement.

HBO has produced an unusual documentary, Triangle: Remembering the Fire, which features actual descendants of the workers and focuses on the personal stories of victims, survivors, employees and management.

The network held a fittingly unusual première on Wednesday at NYU’s Silver Center overlooking Washington Square Park—only yards from the actual site of the fire. An installation called “Remembering Their Prayers," which consisted of Edwardian shirtwaist fabrics knitted together and embroidered with each victim’s name, was created by Susan Harris, granddaughter of the Triangle factory’s owner.

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Alina Cho, John Demsey, Marilyn Gauthier

Pisces: What a great sign! It is said that Pisceans are extremely restless and have a constant urge to move. Luckily, Alina Cho, John Demsey, and Marilyn Gauthier stayed still long enough to celebrate their Pisces birthdays at John's lovely townhouse on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

It has become an annual affair, one their multitude of friends look forward to with great anticipation. The hosts set the tone with their energy, and this year was no exception: Every room was packed with fascinating guests from the worlds of beauty and fashion, entertainment and art, business and more. It's the kind of party where deals are made, ideas are exchanged, jobs are created, and romance blossoms.

"Every night in New York, there is a fabulous party. What we wanted to do was bring together all of the people we love at a HOME. And what better home than John's?" said birthday girl Alina, stunning in a red Prabal Gurung dress, as Thom Filicia, Michael Boodro, Hunt Slonem, and Claiborne Swanson Frank congratulated her on her big day.

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Eva Green Cracks

It's tough to be a teenager. Tougher even to be a teenager in a 1930s British boarding school, where discipline mixes with hero worship, sexual experimentation, and psychological manipulation.

Cracks, the new movie directed by Jordan Scott and screened at the Tribeca Grand by the Cinema Society, deals with exactly these tough-to-handle issues.

Ridley Scott's daughter is beautiful, enthusiastic and sweet; a bit of a shock, considering the heavy subject matter. What led her to choose this film as her directorial debut? "My own school experience," she answered in a lovely British lilt. "Not the dark stuff. More the relationship and camaraderie among girls. It's a little bit feral."

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As a Royal Watcher, I’m constantly fascinated by the endless stream of souvenirs hitting the market to capitalize on the upcoming nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Nail polish, jigsaw puzzles, knit-your-own dolls—the tie-ins are endless.

But as companies continue to rush out everything from commemorative coins to mini Middletons, they occasionally make a royal boo-boo.

Take, for example, a new bone china mug from Guandong Enterprises, which, according to its site, was designed to “commemorate the wedding of HRH Prince William and his stunning lady bride-to-be Miss Kate Middleton.”

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