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Event - 1989

Date: 
Sunday, 1989, January 1
Location: 

The Serena Hotel in Nairobi is undergoing a major $6 million renovation of public facilities and services and plans are being considered to extend the recently renovated Serena Beach Hotel at Mombasa. The proposed extension which includes three up-country lodges. The Serena Group, with hotels in Kenya and Pakistan, is operated by Tourism Promotion Services (T.P.S.), the tourism development wing of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (A.K.F.E.D.).

person_place_reference: 
H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV
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Serena Hotels


Interview

mini interview - roots of Alzheimer's Association-1989-12-04

Source: 
Washington Post

Fate has some cruel sorrows in its quiver, and the story of Rita Hayworth, who slid from sex goddess to Alzheimer's victim inside of three decades, is one of them. Once, she was never lovelier - that was the name of a movie she did with Fred Astaire. Once, she married an Islamic prince. Once, she slinked through the Argentine as ""Gilda." (Audiences were said to gasp at that first sultry sight of her.) Once, or this was another part of the myth, B-29 flight jockeys decoupaged her image onto the atomic bomb.

Recent Articles

Scassi - designer-1989-11-08

Source: 
Chicago Tribune

Though Barbara Bush wears clothes by other designers, Arnold Scaasi has come to be known as her favorite because it was he who created her "Barbara Blue" inaugural gown and because it is he who continues to make many of her dressy clothes and glamorous evening gowns. But he makes it absolutely clear right at the beginning of a conversation that, first, fashion is not her priority and, second, there'll be no secrets revealed about her upcoming wardrobe because, as he so diplomatically puts it, "She seems not to like to have people know what she's going to wear before she appears in it."

present at Scassi's show-1989-10-03

Source: 
San Diego Union and Tribune

Mary Tyler Moore applauded the collection from a * front-row seat, and so did Princess Yasmin Aga Khan Jeffries, Patty Hearst Shaw, Patricia Kennedy Lawford and Alice de Blanc Cramer. Alice may have been the only La Jollan among the 125 clients invited to view Arnold Scaasi's made-to-order finery, but you would have recognized many another face in the crowd.

Alzheimer's gala at Seagram Plaza - 100 year anniversary Eiffel tower-1989-07-23

Source: 
THE BATON ROUGE SUNDAY ADVOCATE

Baton Rouge had some mighty happy dogs when their young owners completed Wok 'n Whisk's class, "Dog's Best Friend." Teacher Cecilia Dalme, assisted by her son, Clay Shields, instructed the children in the making of dog biscuits. Students learned to carefully measure and mix their ingredients, which can be found in any home pantry. Dalme then let the children roll the dough and cut out cookies in many shapes, including fire hydrants, large and small bones and cats. After the biscuits were baked, each student took home an entire tray of warm treats.

Scassi's client-1989-06-18

Source: 
The San Francisco Chronicle

Arnold Scaasi sculpts clothes in dramatic silhouettes with the finest of fabrics and washes them with bold, meant-to-be-noticed colors. "I'm the only American who does made-to-order," says Mr. Scaasi, who buys his fabrics in Europe. "Not every designer is equipped to do it psychologically.

gives up singing career for Alzheimer's Association-1989-04-30

Source: 
Chicago Sun

Fate has some cruel sorrows in its quiver, and the story of Rita Hayworth, who slid from sex goddess to Alzheimer's victim inside of three decades, is one of them. The way Hollywood and life devoured Marilyn Monroe is a better known parable, but it can't be any more wounding than this one. Listen to her daughter talk, a daughter who nursed her mother in her own Manhattan apartment until she died two years ago. The daughter's * name is Princess Yasmin Aga Khan Jeffries, and she is nearly 40 years old and remarkably beautiful in several senses of that word.

All Related Articles

Interviewmini interview - roots of Alzheimer's Association-1989-12-04 Washington Post
News ArticleScassi - designer-1989-11-08 Chicago Tribune
News Articlepresent at Scassi's show-1989-10-03 San Diego Union and Tribune
News Article Alzheimer's gala at Seagram Plaza - 100 year anniversary Eiffel tower-1989-07-23 THE BATON ROUGE SUNDAY ADVOCATE
News ArticleScassi's client-1989-06-18 The San Francisco Chronicle
News Articlegives up singing career for Alzheimer's Association-1989-04-30 Chicago Sun
News ArticlePrincess Yasmin Aga Khan with her mother Rita HayworthAlzhemeir's Disease - "would not want to be a burden"-1989-03-27 Dallas Morning News

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