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Bette Midler’s Hulaween Party Provides Respite for Weary New Yorkers

It’s hard to deny the stressful news cycle has pervaded society’s collective psyche. But on Monday night, Bette Midler and the New York Restoration Project attempted to provide some respite; together, they held the annual Hulaween party at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine uptown. The theme this year was “Hulaween in the Cosmos,” and it seemed all the attendees, including Jane Krakowski, Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs and Frankie Grande, were more than happy to embrace space and get away from planet Earth for a few hours.
Midler was dressed as “a diplomat from outer space,” as she put it.
“On my planet, we are very tolerant, we are very just,” she said. “We come from the planet of Fallopia.”
Midler noted that NYRP, which brings outdoor and gardening spaces to New York, raises almost all of its operating cost at this event, along with another one held in the spring.
“I feel like we try to give people an opportunity to escape and a chance to have hope,” she said. Kors, the judge of the night’s costume contest, arrived with his partner Lance Le Pere dressed as matching aliens in black suits dusted with silvery star and moon appliqués. Not far

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