The Wednesday Party Report

Karole Armitage's Armitage Gone! dance company held its annual benefit last night at Capitale. The honorees at the Think Punk! event, Jeff Koons and Earle Mack, celebrated with their wives, Justine and Carole, as well as with attendees like Rufus Wainwright (left), Andre Balazs, Calvin Klein, Fabiola Beracasa, Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson, Nicole Miller, Lauren duPont, Allison Sarofim, Peter Marino, Mary Boone, David Salle, Michael Musto, Dominique Levy, Sandy Brant, Tom Sachs, Todd Eberle, Francesco Clemente, Michele Zalopany, and Jamie Niven. [PMc, VF, WWD]

Denise Rich, Lorraine Schwartz, and Pharrell Williams hosted a dinner and cocktail party at Rich's Fifth Avenue penthouse to welcome United Arab Emirates ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba to the United States on Saturday night. Guests included Beyonce, Ron Perelman, Star Jones, Patti LaBelle, Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin, Ashanti, Rachel McAdams, Josh Lucas, Reem Acra, Glenn O'Brien, Richard Turley, Doug and Lily Band, and Diddy's mom, Janice Combs. [WWD, Page Six]

• Steve Martin, Emily Mortimer, Andy Garcia, and Jean Reno walked the pink carpet at the premiere of The Pink Panther 2 at the Ziegfeld Theatre last night. Others on hand for the screening: Lorne Michaels, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Rory and Elie Tahari, Stephen Baldwin, Anil Kapoor, Alana Stewart, and Debra Winger. [PMc, Wireimage, VF]