12.27.05 - Santa
Claus came to Doubles;
annual Winter Gala; The
Russian Consulate's Christmas
12.22.05 - Madison Square Boys & Girls Club’s 39th Annual Christmas Tree Ball; Park Avenue's 60th annual Memorial Tree Lighting; James Francis Trezza introduced the International Opera Alliance; Volunteers of America-Greater New York held A New York Christmas; The Opening Night Preview party for Antiques & Fine Art.
12.21.05 - The S.L.E. Lupus Foundation's 35th Anniversary gala; Society for the Performing Arts in Houston held its ninth annual fall luncheon; The Art and Antique Dealers League of America's fourth annual Connoisseur’s Antiques Fair.
12.20.05 - The Cinema Society and Hogan hosted a special screening of “Match Point”; The Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America hosted an exhibition and benefit auction.
12.16.05 - A Benefit for Operation Smile; Santa Claus is coming to Doubles; Graff Diamonds in Chicago played host to the board members of the New York City Ballet.
12.15.05 - IIE New Leaders Benefit "An Evening of International Celebration"; 18th Annual Mount Sinai OB/GYN Fashion Show and Luncheon; New-York Historical Society hosted a book party for Andre Leon Talley’s A.L.T.; A special family holiday benefit at the Guggenheim; The First Annual Tretyakov Ball.
12.13.05 - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Opening Night Gala; The Joan Scarangello Foundation's “Strolling Supper with Blues & News”; Cocktails at Celine benefiting Lenox Hill Neighborhood House; Cocktails at de Grisogono benefiting God's Love We Deliver.
12.12.05 - Grand Classics held a special screening of “Waterloo Bridge”; The Bronx Museum of the Arts tossed a cocktail party at Marlborough Gallery; TSE hosted a holiday shopping party; Richard Mishaan threw a Holiday Couture Décor party at Homer.
12.8.05 - The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS hosted its 2005 Choose Life Award; 7th Annual "Guardians of the Children" Luncheon in Miami; Kim Garfunkel performed this past Monday night; Keith Barish/Marty Bregman hosted a birthday bash for Diane Passage; The debut of Party-In-Style.
12.7.05 - Museum of Television & Radio's “She Made It: Women Creating Television and Radio”; G&P Foundation's Angel Ball 2005; 33rd Annual SoBRO Gala.
12.6.05 - Publicolor's Paint Party; The first annual Opera News Awards; Central Park Conservancy celebrated its 25th anniversary; The New York City Opera staged a performance of The Little Prince.
12.5.05 - Citymeals-on-Wheels' 19th annual Power Lunch for Women; The New York University Child Study Center's 8th annual award dinner; Cartier's holiday celebration in honor of the Centennial Anniversary of the National Audubon Society.
12.2.05 - Brazil Foundation held its 3rd Annual Gala; Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club’s 5th annual ‘Holiday Wonders’ benefit; The opening of the New York Center for Autism Charter School; A private screening of “Mrs. Henderson Presents.”
12.1.05 - Henri Barguidjian, the CEO of Graff USA and DPC hosted a booksigning for Julie Baumgold's The Diamond.
11.30.05 - 12th Annual Living Landmarks Celebration; The Christopher Reeve Foundation’s “Magical Evening”; The Animal Medical Center held its annual black tie “Top Dog.”
11.29.05 - "A Funny Thing Happened on The Way To Cure Parkinson’s"; Opening Night Gala of the International Designer Showhouse; WNYC, New York Public Radio hosted its Gala 2005; Junior Achievement of New York's fourth Annual Leadership Awards Gala.
11.28.05 - Chase Wildlife Foundation's A Black White & Red Night; The Museum of Arts and Design's 12th annual dinner; The Lighthouse International's “Centennial Silent Auction, Wine and Food Tasting”; Lucky Magazine's second annual Lucky Shops event.
11.23.05 - The Lenox Hill Neighborhood House hosted its 18th annual Holiday Bazaar; A book party for Robert A.M. Stern's Houses and Gardens; Charlotte Moss celebrated the launch of Winter House; The Big Apple Circus held its Opening Night Gala.
11.22.05 - Abercrombie & Fitch opened their must anticipated flagship store while OPUS, the Contemporary Patrons of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, held a cocktail reception at Steinway Hall.
11.21.05 - The American Museum of Natural History's annual Gala; Weizmann Institute of Science held its annual Gala “In Celebration of Science; 12th annual Fall Luncheon of the Horticultural Society; The Week's luncheon and panel discussion: "Can America's Pubic School's be Saved."
11.18.05 - New-York Historical Society's annual History Makers Gala; The Historical Society of Palm Beach County's 6th Annual Archival Evening kickoff; Breast Cancer Research Foundation's Junior "Pink" party; Mahatma Gandhi Humanitarian Award dinner.
11.16.05 - Cocktails at the American Museum of Natural History; On to Patsy Tarr's; Guggenheim Museum's International Gala; Over two hundred conservationists on Madison Avenue for Environmental Defense; CosmoGIRL! magazine's 6th annual “Born to Lead” Awards luncheon.
11.15.05 - The Cinema Society and Vogue present “The Family Stone,” hosted by Sarah Jessica Parker & Oscar de la Renta; a luncheon for Lilly Pulitzer to introduce her new book; One World One Child benefit gala; The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra's Opening Night.
11.14.05 - Tisch honors Three Film Giants; The Metropolitan Museum of Art's second annual Young Friends Benefit Dance; Tuesday’s Children honored Rudy Giuliani and the New York Mets; The Healthcare Chaplaincy's annual benefit dinner.
11.11.05 - A reception for the Young Forum of the American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra; Career Transition for Dancers celebrated its 20th Anniversary; A dedication for the British Memorial Garden in Hanover Square; Anand Jon's Masquerade Ball to benefit The Stephanie Stiglich Cancer Research Center.
11.10.05 - Alzheimer’s Associations annual Rita Hayworth Gala; The 6th annual Madison Avenue Pink Ribbons Project; Annual Aid for AIDS “My Hero” Award and gala.
11.8.05 - The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children's benefit fund-raiser; Book party for Jamie Drake’s New American Glamour; Opening of Maybelline's new Beauty Studio; Capuchin Food Pantries 6th Annual Doodle for Hunger.
11.7.05 - The 2005 Princess Grace Awards gala; Julian Schnabel's birthday at Galleria illy & Halloween night at Galleria illy; ABT's A Magical Evening Aboard The Highlander; Launch of the 2006 Angel Corella Calendar Featuring The Men of American Ballet; Harry Winston's preview luncheon in Miami, “Winston’s Treasure.”
11.4.05 - Dinner at Le Bilboquet for British artist Clare Shenstone; Brooklyn Academy of Music and Giorgio Armani celebrated the 2005 Next Wave Festival; Cedar Lake ballet company inaugurated its new performance space in Chelsea.
11.3.05 - King Hussein Foundation International's Inaugural Peace-Builders Dinner; the 4th Annual International Neuroscience Foundation Benefit; Brooklyn College Foundation's award gala; David Gest's "THE Party."
11.2.05 - The G&P Foundation for Cancer Research held their Angel Ball Launch Party; Cocktails at the Berry-Hill Gallery to celebrate Palm Beach! America’s International Fine Art & Antique Fair; 30th annual Ghosties and Goodies kiddy party at Doubles.
10.31.05 - Project ALS' Tomorrow is Tonight benefit; John Block and Alexander Guest host cocktails in their new private salon; The American Museum of Natural History's 12th annual Family Party; 11th Annual ARTWALK NY; American Cancer Society, New York's annual Fall Theatre Benefit; Bunky Cushing's fourth annual benefit luncheon and handbag raffle.
10.27.05 - The Henry Street Settlement's 2005 Dinner Dance and Auction; A luncheon celebrating Jo Charnuis' Spring/Summer 2006 Women's Couture collection.
10.25.05 - A chilly rain fell over New York last night but that did not deter New Yorkers from their evening plans around town.
10.24.05 - The Frick Collection's annual Autumn Dinner; The 17th Anniversary Preview Party for the International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show to benefit of the Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Chie Imai's fur fashion show at the St. Regis Rooftop.
10.21.05 - Party pics galore; too many to mention here.
10.14.05 - Americans for The Arts National Arts Awards; The Hispanic Society of America's annual Gala; Caramoor's benefit evening featuring Leonard Bernstein's "Trouble in Tahiti."
10.11.05 - A luncheon at the Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery for Alexandre Charriol; Opening night preview party of alice+olivia in their Bryant Park showroom; A party hosted by Frederick Anderson and Tinsley Mortimer for Douglas Hannant.
10.10.05 - The Museum of the City of New York's autumn ball, “The Three Graces – Beauté, Intelligence, and Purité.”
10.7.05 - Luncheon at Bloomingdale's to benefit the Southampton Fresh Air Home; Preview Party for The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s 16th Anniversary Preview Party; The Community Coalition benefit auction hosted by New York Tomorrow's Leaders.
10.6.05 - The Young International Circle of El Museo del Barrio's "Noche Tropical"; 10th Annual Belle Haven Challenge and Lobsterfest in Greenwich, CT; Lucy Sykes Baby & New York VIP trunk show; Bee magazine launch.
10.4.05 - Change For Kids 2005 "NYC's Hippest Party"; Night of Olana 2005; Jacob & Co. Noche Latina launch and private shopping event to benefit Katrina Relief Fund and the Children's Aid Society.
10.3.05 - "Old Bags" Luncheon to benefit Madison Square Boys & Girls Club; Intermix Soho store opening; Norman Jewison celebrated his newly published autobiography.
9.30.05 - A private dinner was held at the New-York Historical Society in honor of the upcoming exhibit, "Slavery in New York"; Andrea and John Stark entertain in their new penthouse as featured in October House & Garden.
9.28.05 - A cocktail party for the American Ballet Theatre hosted by Malo; The New York Philharmonic opened its 164th seasonunder the baton of Maestro Loren Maazel.
9.26.05 - The Institute of International Education's Annual Benefit Dinner; A reception at Verdura to celebrate the centennial of Greta Garbo; Lenox Hill Neighborhood House celebrated the 40th anniversary of the D&D Building.
9.23.05 - Dior and The Cinema Society present “Proof”; The Pratham Curtain Raiser party and Pratham Gala Event 2005; Central Park Conservancy's “Wild About Cashmere”; Jeremy Piven celebrates his Emmy nomination at Thom Bar.
9.20.05 - The Center for Advancement of Women's 10th anniversary gala; The American debut of Marc Ash at The Remy – Toledo Gallery; The Animal Rescue Fund celebrated the launch of their 2006 calendar.
- Highlights from fashion week, courtesy of Patrick McMullan.
- UA Southampton Cinema screened Curtis Hanson’s In Her Shoes;
Jolene and George Schlatter threw a surprise birthday party for Wolfgang
Puck; Loro Piana sponsors the Regata dei Tre Golfi in Capri and the
International Horse Show, Piazza di Siena in Rome.
- National Audubon Society's second annual Women in Conservation
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation's annual gala, Bal du Printemps;
The Society for the Performing Arts' “The Great Ball of China” in
Houston; Cocktails to kick off the Parrish Art Museum Midsummer Gala
Benefit; Central Park Conservancy’s 10th annual Taste of Summer
- Union Settlement's fourth annual Sounds of East Harlem; Phoenix House
Kenneth I. Chenault; American Academy of Dramatic Arts honors Dina
Merrill; A private reception for the National Foundation for Advancement
in the Arts.
- Parsons School of Design's Centurian Award luncheon for Design Excellence;
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House kick off at Guy Regal's; A kick-off reception
and evening of shopping at Robert Lee Morris' SoHo Gallery.
- The American Foundation for The University of the West Indies, “The
Legacy Continues”; The Eighth Red Ball, “The Year’s
Most Romantic Evening”; East Side House Settlement gala preview
of the New York International Auto Show.
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