Palm Beach County Cultural Council
Launches 8th Season of CULTURE & COCKTAILS With International Designer Carleton Varney
The popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS, hosted by the Palm Beach County Cultural Council, recently attracted approximate 150 supporters to the first one-on-one "Conversation"
The topic of this season’s first CULTURE & COCKTAILS was CARLETON: A Conversation with Carleton Varney. The international interior designer, author and columnist for The Palm Beach Daily News was interviewed by his Shiny Sheet colleague, Fashion Editor Robert Janjigian.
In the wide-ranging, laugh-filled “Conversation,”
Following the Conversation, many of the attendees visited The Colony Hotel’s fifth floor to tour eight rooms and suites that have just been “reimagined”
The next CULTURE & COCKTAILS will be held on Monday, December 3, at the Cultural Council’s new headquarters in the historic Robert M. Montgomery, Jr. Building in downtown Lake Worth. The topic will be ALL THAT GLITTERS: A Conversation Between Collector Fred Sharf and Scholar Beth Ram about Trabert & Hoeffer-Mauboussin, the Glamorous Jewelers to Palm Beach Society During the 1930s & 40s.
Admission to CULTURE & COCKTAILS programs is $50 per person, and free for members of the Cultural Council ($250 level and above). All proceeds go to the nonprofit Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.
Each event will run from 5 to 7 p.m., with registration and cocktails from 5 to 5:45 p.m., and the “Conversation”
People interested in attending CULTURE & COCKTAILS can RSVP before each event by calling the Cultural Council at 561.472.3330.
The 2012-2013 season of CULTURE & COCKTAILS is once again generously sponsored by The Milton and Tamar Maltz Family Foundation, with additional support from The Palm Beach Daily News and PR-BS, a Boca-based public relations firm.
(All IDs are L-R -- Photos by Corby Kaye's Studio Palm Beach)
1-Robert Janjigian, Rena Blades, Roger Everingham, Carleton Varney
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County