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Kate Mara Grabs Coffee at La Colombe; Mindy Kaling and Malcolm Gladwell Party at the Standard

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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.

American Cut: Taye Diggs dined with Bridges of Madison County star Steven Pasquale. [Page Six/NYP]

Antonucci: Larry David reunited with Curb Your Enthusiasm co-star Susie Essman and director David Steinberg. [Page Six/NYP]

Beauty & Essex: SNL stars Cecily Strong, Jay Pharoah, Kyle Mooney, and Michael Che partied upstairs. [Page Six/NYP]

Bookmarks Lounge: Mayor de Blasio met with his top aides at the Library Hotel. [Page Six/NYP]

The Box: Trey Songz, LA Reid, DJ Ruckus, DJ Cassidy, and Def Jam exec Shawn Pecas threw a surprise birthday party for Usher, who turned 36 on Tuesday. [Page Six/NYP]

Caravaggio: Tom Hanks and Ron Howard were spotted together. [Page Six/NYP]

La Colombe: Kate Mara grabbed coffee at the Noho location. [Page Six/NYP]

The Mark: Chelsea Handler posed for photos at the bar. [Page Six/NYP]

The Marshal: Lucy Lawless had brunch in Hell’s Kitchen. [Grub Street]

Philippe: Nick Kroll dined with his family. [Grub Street]

Tea & Sympathy: John C. Reilly dropped by. [Page Six/NYP]

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]

Kate Mara Grabs Coffee at La Colombe; Mindy Kaling and Malcolm Gladwell Party at