December 14, 2017  
ACROSS THE WORLD
Palm Beach Social Diary. Augustus Mayhew attends the Society of The Four Arts lecture by Edwina Sandys; visits pop-up Christmas boutiques, a reception for artist Gordon Cheung at the Ann Norton Sculpture Garden; and takes in the construction projects underway.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page. New York,1968;
the ongoing sketchbook memoir meeting new friends, old friends and catching the scene around town.
GUEST DIARY
Karen Klopp and Hilary Dick "Seas the
Day" and prepare for a tropical tryst with 700 of the loveliest lovies at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center's fab Beach Bash.
SOCIAL DIARY
Hit the Road to Dreamland. Yesterday was Frank Sinatra's 102nd birthday anniversary, bringing back memories both personal and historical.
PARTY PICTURES
The Young New Yorkers for the
Philharmonic Winter Benefit; Institute of Classical Architecture & Art's 6th Annual Stanford White Awards; Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope's 2018 Shop the Day Away Luncheon Committee Kickoff. 
GUEST DIARY
Denis Ferrara: DID TEARS FALL ON
ALABAMA LAST NIGHT?  And from the eyes of Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton?
SOCIAL DIARY
It's the perfect time for Christmas and Holiday parties in the neighborhood, as well as at the Metropolitan Museum, at Gracie Mansion, at Joan Hardy Clark's, and at the Pierre where Barbara and Donald Tober were honored.
PARTY PICTURES
Celebrating the Joys of the Christmas Holidays at the
Annual Doubles Christmas Luncheons; The annual lighting of the Park Avenue Trees followed by an Open House hosted by J. McLaughlin to benefit The Tree Lighting.
SOCIAL DIARY
Let it snow, let it snow; the first snowfall of the season beautifies New York, however briefly.
PARTY PICTURES
The annual Fall Associates Committee
Benefit of Lenox Hill Neighborhood House; An evening of music with Maestro Marios Papadopoulos and the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra. 
GUEST DIARY
Denis Ferrara: Clothes Makes the Man
... "Year In Kemptness" ... Selena Gomez as Billboard's "Woman of the Year" ... All-Time Leading Ladies on the Charts — Soccer Moms Included ... A Capitol Christmas.
PARTY PICTURES
Seventh Annual ICP Spotlights benefit; 41st Annual Inner-City Scholarship Fund Awards Dinner; 20th Anniversary Food Allergy Ball; LongHouse Reserve's annual members holiday gathering out East.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH visit Jim "the
Hound" Marshall in his Chelsea townhouse replete with a full-fledged library and salon.
GUEST DIARY
Denis Ferrara: Finally Friday!! Della
Reese ... Lena Horne ... Lopez and Rodriquez ... Margaret Trudeau ... John McCain ... Al Franken, and what NOT to do when wearing Blackglama fur!
SOCIAL DIARY
This past Tuesday Christmas/Holiday luncheon at Susan and Coleman Burke's; Central Park Conservancy's Belvedere Ball honoring Doug Blonsky; and a preview screening at MoMA of HBO's "Agnelli," a documentary produced by Graydon Carter.
GUEST DIARY
Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate
editor, covers The Center for Fiction's annual Awards Dinner. P.J. O'Rourke was the Master of Ceremonies and Morgan Entrekin was honored with the Maxwell E. Perkins award.
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, Back in New
York, going to theatre, meeting friends for lunch and dinner, making the rounds and riding the subway with sketchbook in hand.
PARTY PICTURES
Cathy Graham's Second Bloom: Art of the Table Celebrated at Verdura; The Lerner Children's Pavilion at Hospital for Special Surgery celebrated its 5th anniversary; Children's Cancer & Blood Foundation's Annual "Breakthrough Ball" Benefit.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Palm Beach Social Diary. Augustus
Mayhew visits the first Kips Bay Palm Beach Show House in collaboration with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County.
GUEST DIARY
Denis Ferrara: It's No Mystery — Tracy
Clark's "Broken Places" is a Terrific First Novel! ... The dazzling "Bright Colors and Bold Patterns" of Drew Droege.  Also Miss Liza Minnelli — Kennedy Center Honoree in Waiting.
SOCIAL DIARY
A day in the neighborhood, watching it change; hearing about other changes coming up; watching a video of the familiar unnoticed; and the 72nd annual Alfred E. Smith Foundation dinner honoring John Castle.
PARTY PICTURES
The 10th Anniversary of The John P. McNulty Prize; The
Vienna Philharmonic Society celebrated the Orchestra's 175th anniversary and the launch of its new book, A Sound Tradition; The launch of Robert Lacey's new book, The Crown – The Official Companion.
SOCIAL DIARY
The weekend the President came to town, Beth Rudin DeWoody's grand opening of her private art space in West Palm, Peter Pennoyer and Anne Walker's book signing at the Corner Bookstore, Billy Rayner's exhibition at the Chinese Porcelain Company, Louis Bofferding finds a Gabriella Crespi treasure, and the Lenox Hill Nabe House Associates Benefit honors Doug Steinbrech and Jeff Sharpe.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Augustus Mayhew covers The Society
of the Four Arts season opener, A Man for all Seasons: The Art of Winston Churchill, and opening night of Beth Rudin DeWoody's The Bunker, a multi-dimensional spectacular setting to display aspects of her vast art collection.
GUEST DIARY
Denis Ferrara: The Monday Mix: Good
Movie Women, Bad Movie Women, and the Dirty Word That is Forgiveness.
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley and JH interview Michael Smith while on the move and also stop by his Upper East Side aerie.
GUEST DIARY
Jill Krementz, NYSD's Associate
Editor, covers David Hockney's retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
GUEST DIARY
Denis Ferrara: The Coming Awards
Season — BEST EEL SOUP Goes to ...  Also: Holland Taylor's "Good Behavior" ... In Praise of Morgan Freeman. 
SOCIAL DIARY
Very warm for late November. The Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center is lighted; Matt Lauer is fired by NBC, accused of sexual harrassment; discussing it at dinner with my psychotherapist friend Joan Kingsley; plus US Ambassadors to France honored at the Plaza.
PARTY PICTURES
The Thorn Tree Project Celebrates "An Evening of Art"
; St. John's University's 20th Annual President's Dinner; The Child Mind Institute's 2017 Child Advocacy Award Dinner; The Fresh Air Fund's Annual Fall Benefit and Silent Auction, "One Night in Rio."
GUEST DIARY
Schulenberg's Page, Honolulu -- New York via Los Angeles in 1968
where Bob settles down with his sketchbook with the world of Charles Ludlam coming to life.


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