Programs & Exhibits Jan - Mar 2014 - page 11

Presented by the Rancho Mirage Public Library Foundation
Anne Rowe
Thursday, January 30, 2 – 3 p.m.
The Pleasure of Your Company:
Entertaining at Sunnylands
This year’s Sunnylands Center
Exhibition will focus on the glamorous
entertaining done by former White
House Chief of Protocol Leonore
Annenberg and her husband Walter,
former Ambassador to the Court of St.
James’s and a publishing magnate.
Anne Rowe,
Director of Collections &
Exhibitions, will discuss this exhibition
featuring five special events: Frank and
Barbara Sinatra’s wedding; the famed
New Year’s Eve parties, especially
those attended by President and Mrs.
Reagan; the visit by Queen Elizabeth
II; the meeting between President
George H.W. Bush and Japanese
Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu; and the
Sunnylands Summit with President
Barack Obama and President Xi
Jinping of the People’s Republic of
Michael Smith
Event Cancelled
Classic Contemporary Interiors
Acclaimed designer
Michael S. Smith
discuss themes from his latest
Building Beauty: the Alchemy of
as it relates toAmerican design
today. Mr. Smith will walk attendees
through his vision for the perfect
American house. He will also provide
an up-to-date design vocabulary which
will be of interest to every homeowner
and design aficionado.
Susan Stein
Monday, March 3, 2 – 3 p.m.
What in the World is Happening
to Fashion?
Susan Stein,
local fashionista, fashion
editor of
Palm Springs Life Magazine,
Creative/Producer and Director of
Fashion Week El Paseo, and principal
at A La Mode Productions, will speak
on major issues concerning the
fashion industry including creativity,
proprietary rights, and the changing
world of fashion.
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