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New York plays host to a string of glittery black-tie affairs this autumn.

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New York plays host to a string of glittery black-tie affairs this autumn.


New Yorkers for Children 2007 Fall Gala
When: Sept. 18
Where: 583 Park
Chairs: LeAnn Rimes, Dayssi and Paul Kanavos, Ashley and Jeff McDermott, Oscar de la Renta.

Museum of the City of New York’s New York After Dark Benefit

When: Sept. 24
Where: Bryant Park Grill & Terrace
Chairs: Allison Rockefeller, Rachel Hovanian, Cynthia Lufkin, Calvert Moore, Mark Gilbertson, Andrew Roosevelt, Burwell Schorr.

Friends of FAI Benefit Concert and Dinner

When: Oct. 13
Where: Concert at Carnegie Hall; dinner at the Morgan Library & Museum
Chairs: Chiara and Massimo Ferragamo
Entertainment: La Scala Philharmonic will perform for the first time in the U.S.

The Frick Collection Autumn Dinner

When: Oct. 15
Where: The Frick Collection

Whitney Annual Gala and Studio Party
When: Oct. 22
Where: Whitney Museum of
American Art
Honoree: Chuck Close

American Ballet Theatre 2007 City Center Fall Season Gala

When: Oct. 23
Where: Performance at the City Center, followed by dinner at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Chairs: Muffie Potter Aston and Dr. Sherrell Aston, Anne and Mario Grauso, Julia and David Koch.

New York Public Library Literary Lions
When: Nov. 5
Where: The New York Public Library
Chairs: Annette and Oscar de la Renta, Princess Firyal, Lionel I. Pincus, Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Fuld Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Felix Rohatyn, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen A. Schwarzman, Merryl H. Tisch and James S. Tisch.

The Apollo Circle Benefit

When: Nov. 8
Where: Temple of Dendur, Metropolitan Museum of Art

American Museum of Natural History Museum Gala

When: Nov. 15
Where: American Museum of Natural History
Chairs: Roger Altman and Jurate Kazickas, Tom and Meredith Brokaw, Jodie and John Eastman, Kathy and Tom Freston, Julia and David Koch, Alice and Lorne Michaels, Allison and Roberto Migone, Wendi and Rupert Murdoch.

New York City Ballet Opening Night Benefit
When: Nov. 20
Where: New York State Theatre at Lincoln Center