To raise awareness for World AIDS Day, which is tomorrow, December 1, 2010, amfAR ambassadors Liza Minnelli and Cheyenne Jackson, amfAR chairman Kenneth Cole and fashion designer and Project Runway runner-up Mondo Guerra rang the opening bell this morning at the New York Stock Exchange. You can see video here, but we're a little disappointed she didn't wear a fabulous Lucille Austero jacket.
As part of World AIDS Day, the NYSE building facade will be dimmed between 6:15 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. tomorrow, long with other NYC buildings and structures (like Broadway theaters, the Brooklyn Bridge, Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall, the Museum of Modern Art, Radio City Music Hall and the Apollo Theater). Music Hall and the Apollo Theater. And Minnelli, Cole, and others including City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and actress Stockard Channing will be at Washington Square Park for a World AIDS Day event at 5:30 p.m (tomorrow, 12/1); the park's arch will be "turned off and then re-illuminated as the speakers discuss the importance of emphasizing human rights when confronting the AIDS pandemic," according to Broadway World.