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April 23, 2014   
SOCIAL DIARY
Another sunny day in New York. Last night Liz Smith interviewed Alex Witchel and Frank Rich at the Cosmopolitan Club, a benefit for Maria Droste Counseling Services.
GUEST DIARY
Delia von Neuschatz interviews journalist, author, magazine editor and newspaper man Geordie Greig, who edits the Daily Mail's "Mail on Sunday," the Sunday edition of the Daily Mail, the 3rd most visited visited newspaper site in the world.
ACROSS THE WORLD
San Franciso Social Diary. Jeanne Lawrence takes in the Spring Social Season beginning at Davies Symphony Hall, a children's hospital benefit; plus a visit to Fisher Weisman's new Casa Acanto store and a booksigning; and a visit with artist Ira Yeager.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Zsa Zsa Gabor Dominates "The Hiltons" — Dah-link, It Ain't Pretty! ... Michael Buble Conquers The World ... What Do The Chinese Know That We Don't?
SOCIAL DIARY
Sunny day, lunch at Michael's with Bill Stubbs' of PBS "A Moment of Luxury:" last night's premiere of Henry Jaglom's "The M Word"; The New Yorkers for Children's "Fools Fete"; last Thursday's Lenox Hill Hospital's Women's Auxiliary lunch; and Planned Parenthood NYC's fundraising lunch at the Pierre.
HOUSE
"Big Old Houses" goes to Princeton, where John Foreman explores every inch of a former governors' mansion.
PARTY PICTURES
Ninth Annual Opera News Awards; The Lenox Hill Neighborhood House's annual Spring Gala, "A Spring Affair"; New England Society Book Awards; French Heritage Society's Annual Palm Beach Gala Dinner; An evening at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: When "Captain America Throws His Mighty Shield — All Those Who Oppose Him At The Box-Office Must Yield! ... "The Ten Commandments" and the Special Effect of Anne Baxter ... Elizabeth Taylor and the Power of Love.
SOCIAL DIARY
Nice weekend in New York, taking in Central Park, reading about Nero and the Roman Empire, then watching "Dancing in Jaffa" (a must-see); and finally John Demsey's Kick-off party for the upcoming Apollo Spring Gala.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Washington Social Diary. Carol Joynt dines out with the Easter Bunny and
her son. She also gets into her new guilty pleasure, "Southern Charm;" plus a Concert at the DAR Constitution Hall honoring Marian Anderson on the 75th Anniversary of her Lincoln Memorial Concert.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Graydon Carter Honored ... White Tie and Tails for The Met Costume Exhibit ... Marion Cotillard: "Out Damned Spot!"
HOUSE
Sian, Lesley, and JH revisit the designer with the kind of ideas that you think you could easily have thought of – except you didn’t, he did. He, as in Harry Allen.
GUEST DIARY
Jill Krementz, NYSD’s Associate Editor, April 7-13 Photojournal: The Met’s “Lost Kingdom” & Peter Matthiessen, Edward P. Jones at the 92nd St. Y, Bruce Davidson & Maira Kalman at AIPAD, Saul Leiter’s Memorial, ATM cupcakes, and the beautiful garden created by JK and KV.
ACROSS THE WORLD
San Francisco Social Diary. Jeanne Lawrence notes the party at the de Young Museum celebrating its 30th annual "Bouquets to Art" exhibit; plus the 30th anniversary of the Caldwell Snyder Gallery; and a booksigning and dinner for architect Allan Greenberg and his book "Classical Architect."
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: When "Breaking News" Isn't Anymore ... How Will We Like The Real Stephen Colbert? ... A "Mrs. Doubtfire" Sequel? ... People-Watching at NYC's Veau d'Or.
SOCIAL DIARY
A cooler Spring Wednesday, the Michael's Lunch; last week's Bergh Ball benefiting the ASPCA, and a local dog story.
PARTY PICTURES
Orchestra of St. Luke’s annual Gift of Music gala; Doubles Club's Peter
Cottontail Easter Egg Hunt; SMSKCC's Preview Party for its inaugural Interior Designer Slipper Chair Sale; Brooks Brothers hosted the Playground Partners of the Women’s Committee of the Central Park Conservancy; A book party for Jay Jeffer’s “Jay Jeffers: Collected Cool."
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Beneath The Paint: "Star Shiner" Reveals It — Warts and All.
SOCIAL DIARY
A quiet day in New York with the temperatures dropping and the rain falling and the pear trees blooming us into Spring.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Wednesday Mash Up: Robert Wagner Returns ... Tommy Tune Electrifies Feinstein's ... Interviewing Alex Witchel and Frank Rich ... Remembering "Queen Margot" ... Considering Edward Snowden.
PARTY PICTURES
The Paris Review's annual “Spring Revel”; Museum of Moving Image hosted its annual gala; The Mount Sinai Department of Emergency Medicine hosted its Second Annual Circle of Life Gala; Volunteers for Wildlife held its Spring Benefit The Wild Party.
HOUSE
John Foreman is charmed by Dumbarton House, but might like something a little newer.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Larry Kramer's "Normal Heart" Beats, Finally, on HBO ... Elia Kazan, Arthur Miller and Marilyn ... Chris Evans and Jack Gleeson — Retiring at The Top?
SOCIAL DIARY
A very busy week ending with Tiffany & Company's Blue Collection evening at the Guggenheim, and then a beautiful Spring weekend in the nabe.
PARTY PICTURES
The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children's third annual Spring Luncheon; Youth America Grand prix 15th Anniversary Gala; God’s Love We Deliver's 11th Annual Authors In Kind; The New York City Police Foundation's annual fundraising gala.
ACROSS THE WORLD
Washington Social Diary. Carol Joynt considers the beauty of Georgetown for the residents and for the visitors now that Spring has sprung and people are getting out to enjoy the season.
GUEST DIARY
LIZ SMITH: Woody Aims for A Broadway Hit With "Bullets" ... Celebrating 20 Years of Turner Classic Movies ... Apple's for Dinner ... 50 Years and Counting.

TUESDAY 4/22

Social Diary:
Almost a traffic jam
 

Party Pictures:
Spring Affairs
 

The Way They Live:
Big Old Houses: A Political Mansion
 

MONDAY 4/21

Guest Diary:
LIZ SMITH: Keeping up with trends ...
 

Across The Nation/Across The World:
Washington Social Diary
 

Social Diary:
A somewhat quiet place
 

FRIDAY 4/18

Guest Diary:
Jill Krementz Photojournal: April 7th-13th, 2014
 

Across The Nation/Across The World:
San Francisco Social Diary
 

THURSDAY 4/17

Party Pictures:
The Gift of Music
 

Social Diary:
A Dog Story
 

Guest Diary:
LIZ SMITH: Beneath The Paint ...
 

WEDNESDAY 4/16

Guest Diary:
LIZ SMITH: Wednesday Mash Up ...
 

Social Diary:
Sudden bursts of Nature to charm us ...
 



CALENDAR
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HOUSE
NYSD House interviews designer Stephen Sills.


ACROSS THE WORLD
Carol Joynt runs down the the most memorable Parties of the Year.

GUEST DIARY
Liz Smith: A Tell-All-Your-Friends Triumph ...

DINING
A time for indoor pursuits, warming cocktails, and comfort food.

PHILANTHROPY
Silda Wall Spitzer Does the Right Thing.

SHOPPING DIARY
It's a wrap!


GALLERY
A selection of JH's city pics are now available for purchase.
 

ART SET
The Art Set: Art & Food.
 

TRAVEL
Notes of Paris, Provence, and Cannes.
 

THE LIST / CAMEO
Browse all the faces and names that matter.
 

SOCIAL HISTORY
Chapter XXXI: Palm Beach 1966-1967


SOCIAL DIARY
4.23.14: Intimate conversations

4.22.14: Almost a traffic jam

4.21.14: A somewhat quiet place

4.17.14: A Dog Story

4.16.14: Sudden bursts of Nature to charm us ...

PARTY PICTURES
4.22.14: Spring Affairs

4.17.14: The Gift of Music

4.15.14: Spring Revelers

4.14.14: Leveling the playing field

4.10.14: Civic Inspiration

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