Monday, September 24, 2012
CRISP WEATHER BRINGS HALLMARK CELEBRATIONS (c) By Polly Guerin
THE ZIEGFELD FOLLIES Before all seats are gone reserve for the Tribute to Florenz Ziegfeld’s inspiration for The Ziegfeld Follies at the famous Birdland. With Sarah as Rice Anna Held and Frank Basile and a cast of 11 and Mark York at the piano, John DeMan on percussion and Eva Weiss on guitar, it’s going to be a spectacular costumed show. This production will have plenty of feathers and glitz, as well as, a cast of talented singers and dancers taking you back to the glory days of the Ziegfeld Follies and the Folies Bergere. Saturday, Sept. 29th at 5pm (doors open at 4:30pm) Cover Charge $5 members, $12 non-members, plus $10 food/drink min. Reserve: 917.37l.5509, ziegfeldsociety@aol.
TIFFANY & CO. LEGENDARY FOR 175 YEARS Celebrates a Brilliant Heritage while Tiffany’s blue box continues to make hearts beat faster for 175 years. Tiffany’s roots run deep in our nation’s history. Founder Charles Lewis Tiffany had an abiding passion for the most beautiful diamonds in the world and acquired a large cache of important jewels and New York dubbed him “The King of Diamonds.” He also acquired other sensational diamonds like the 128.54-carat diamond and the French Crown Jewels that confirmed his status as the authority on magnificent diamonds. In 1886 Tiffany introduced the Tiffany setting diamond engagement ring and it has played a part in the world’s greatest love stories. At the Tiffany flagship store Fifth Avenue and 57th St.
EDITH WHARTON’S NEW YORK CITY, This Backward Glance exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of America’s most acclaimed authors, Edith Wharton at the New York Society Library, 53 E.79th Street, through December 31, 2012. The exhibition reveals exciting new information about Wharton’s world and the Library then located at 67 Livingston Place. On display are rare family portraits, Wharton letters to family members, and first editions of novels and short stories, including Wharton’s autobiography A Backward Glance. T-212.288.6900.
PRESENT LAUGHTER A company called Gotham Radio Theatre, whose intention is to revive the experience of radio broadcasts before a live audience puts on Noel Coward’s Present Laughter this evening at 7pm at the Arclight Theatre, 152 W. 71st Street. Call 886.992.9263 for ticket $20.
Ta Ta darlings: Don’t miss Edith Wharton, it’s worth A Backward Glance. Fan mail welcome: pollytalk@verizon. Polly’s blogs are best accessed at pollytalk.com just click in the left hand column for a direct link to visionary men, amazing women, poetry or fashion.