The New Yorker Festival and the New York Film Festival brought stars including Sting, Mindy Kaling, and Ed Norton to town this week. Plus: Usher celebrated his 36th birthday at the Box, Kate Mara kept it low-key at La Colombe, and John C. Reilly stopped by Tea & Sympathy. Read it all, straight ahead.
Top of the Standard: Michael Chabon, Zadie Smith, and Malcolm Gladwell mingled with Sting, Mindy Kaling, Molly Ringwald, and Imagine Dragons at the New Yorker Festival wrap party. [Page Six/NYP]
The Wayfarer: Bill Hader celebrated his hosting stint on SNL with fellow alum Kristen Wiig, Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, musical guest Hozier, and the rest of the show’s cast. Ed Norton showed up, too. [Page Six/NYP]