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While Hollywood caters to "Celebrity Culture", the Alties advocates "Participatory Culture" where the velvet rope is open to all, encouraging everyone to participate - to, express their style, points of view and humor. We enjoy the style of the Oscars and pay homage to all the actors and filmmakers but with New York City attitude.
Past Alt.Oscar Glamour: 2010 Gallery:
ABOUT Costume Cultural Society:
Costume Cultural Society is a non-profit program that advocates costuming and participatory art forms and is the parent organization for the Kostume Kult arts collective which hosts some of the most colorful themed events in New York City today. CCS currently operates as a fiscally sponsored program of non-profit association Fractured Atlas while we pursue our own 501c3 status.
ABOUT Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
BC/EFA is one of the nation's leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $225 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. Broadway Cares awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative, the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic, The Dancers' Resource and the Stage Managers' Project.