April 22, 2011 -- To celebrate the premiere of James Westby's new film, Rid of Me, SPIN, along with Sailor Jerry and Stoli, took over the Tribeca Grand Hotel after the film's screening at Chelsea's Clearview Cinemas.
Directed by Westby who also happens to be Kurt Cobains step brother the film centers around a Portland, OR woman's emotional ups and downs as she begins to find her true self.
While guests chatted about the new film they also enjoyed complimentary cocktails from Sailor Jerry and Stoli as Sarah Lewitinn from Tarts of Pleasure provided the night's soundtrack as DJ.
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