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There’s no time like the present to recognize the innovators of tomorrow.

That’s why Keke Palmer, Janet McCurdy and more were honored at TIME 100 The next gala for the prestigious publication described as “extraordinary efforts to shape our world and define our future.”

On October 25, excellent people like it Lily Collinswhich recently finished filming the third season with Emily in Paris, descended on the SECOND floor in New York City for a night of celebration. Also spotted on the red carpet: Bridgerton a breakthrough Simone Ashley and Joe Alvinwho was praised by a friend Ryan Reynolds he has TIME 100 Next profile.

“I’ve known Joe Alvin for six years — and that’s enough time to see into someone’s heart,” Ryan wrote. as if referring to the length of time in Conversations with friends The actor was also in a relationship with Taylor Swift. “Long enough to know if they’re made of good stuff. And Joe Alvin is made of good stuff.”